San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

San Carlos Branch Library
619-527-3430
7265 Jackson Dr
San Diego, CA 92119

SCFOL Chapter History Category

Craft Fairs: 2013-2014

Our 2013 Craft Fairs were such a success, that the San Carlos Friends of the Library  planned another one, "JUST AROUND THE CORNER,  CRAFT FAIR & BOUTIQUE," on Saturday, October 11, 2014, from 9:00-3:00 p.m.  This one promises to be bigger and better than the last.  Due to the space restrictions at the San Carlos Branch Library, the SCFOL Craft Fair will be held in the Fellowship Hall of the San Carlos United Methodist Church, located at  6554 Cowles Mountain Blvd., San Diego, CA 92119 (on... Continue Reading >

OCTOBER 11: “Just Around the Corner, Craft Fair & Boutique”

Our next big SCFOL event was  “Just Around the Corner, Craft Fair and Boutique," on Saturday, October 11, 204, from 9:00 to 3:00. Due to Library space restrictions, it was held “just around the corner” at the San Carlos United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall located at the corner of Navajo Rd. and Cowles Mountain Blvd. JAC fliers.  Attendees purchased a wonderful variety of handmade items created by 40 JURIED crafters. Tickets were available for Opportunity Drawings  at $1.00 each or 6 for... Continue Reading >

September 13: Annual Meeting of Friends of the San Diego Public Library (FSDPL)

Mark your calendars.  The annual meeting of the Friends of the San Diego Public Library will be held on September 13, 2014, in the new San Diego Central Library ^Irwin Jacobs Common Auditorium, 330 Park Blvd, San Diego 92101 (this is at Park Blvd and 11th Ave near PETCO Park). The morning will begin with refreshments  and social time from 9:30-10:00 am.  The meeting will run from 10:00-12:00.  The AGENDA will include election of officers for the coming year, and the recognition of outstanding volunteers... Continue Reading >

May 1: 17th Annual Student “Writing for Literacy” Grand Award Ceremony.

  On March 19, about 90 people filled the San Carlos Branch Library to hear the essays and congratulate this year's local San Carlos winners of the Annual Writing for Literacy Library Essay Contest.   This annual contest is open to all students, public, private, parochial and home schooled, in grades 4, 8 & 10, who attend a school served by the San Diego Public Library system. The San Carlos area schools participating this year submitted, 278 essays which were individually read and  judged by... Continue Reading >

$400,000 Landmark Book Sale: March 1, 2014

Despite the rain, 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 1, 2014, was a time for celebration. Since 1993, under the tutelage of Jim Shield, the SCFOL Monthly first Saturday Used Book Sales have cumulatively sold over 1M books and raised $400, 000.  When the announcement  was made, cheers rang out congratulating SCFOL Book sale volunteers.  Then the library and Book Sale patrons enjoyed the celebratory cake cut by SCFOL Book Sale Chair Ron McFee, President Judy Williams, and Ways & Means Board Chair Jim Shields. SCFOL... Continue Reading >