San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

San Carlos Branch Library
7265 Jackson Dr
San Diego, CA 92119

SCFOL Chapter History Category

Local WINNERS of “18th Annual Writing for Literacy, Library Essay Contest” Award Ceremony

The local San Carlos winners of the 18th Annual Student Writing for Literacy Library Essay Contest were announced at an award ceremony held at the San Carlos Branch Library on Wednesday, April 8, at 6:00 pm.. Eighty-seven members of the community heard these talented students read their essays. Following the awards presentation.  A reception for the students and their guests was held in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery. Our heartiest CONGRATULATIONS to all of the students,... Continue Reading >

Meet LEE OTTMAN: SCFOL Volunteer Chair

VOLUNTEERS: What would we do without our SCFOL/library volunteers? Erma Bombeck once described a dream in which all of the volunteers sailed away to another land. Hospitals, libraries, schools and non-profits came to a standstill. Between July 1 and December 31, 2014, our SCFOL volunteers donated 4,427 hours….that’s equivalent to four and one-half FREE employees. THANK YOU!  We welcome Lee Ottman, our new SCFOL Volunteer Chair. This energetic lady will be updating our volunteer data base, and is asking current... Continue Reading >

SCFOL Prez Sez: December, 2014

PREZ SEZ -- What a year 2014 has been!! We have taken this 40th Anniversary year to celebrate the work of the Library both in the past and present with an eye to the future. We began the year by honoring our past. What a magnificent history the San Carlos Branch Library has in this neighborhood. We have told our historical story in many ways, but two are particularly important. A video was made which highlighted the beginning of the Library as... Continue Reading >

SCFOL Honors the Past…Builds for the Future

  In the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery of the San Carlos Branch Library, on November 19, 2014, at the SCFOL General Membership Annual Meeting, there was the unveiling of a special section of wall, honoring all SCFOL Life Members and Past Presidents. Present were SCFOL members, honored Life Members Rocky, Gene & Michael Winer (sons of Jack & Carolyn Winer), Past President Judy McCarty, SCFOL President Judy Williams, and Riley Webb representing Councilman Scott Sherman. Please stop by... Continue Reading >

Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery Dedication

  On November 19, 2014, before the Annual Meeting of the General Membership of SCFOL, Rocky, Gene, and Michael Winer, sons of Jack & Carolyn Winer, unveiled new signage over the two entrances to the San Carlos Branch Library's community room, dedicating and renaming it the "WINER FAMILY Community Room & Art Gallery."  At the meeting, SCFOL President, Judy Williams introduced the "Winer boys," and read congratulatory remarks from Past SCFOL & FSDPL President Ann McDonald who was not able... Continue Reading >