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

Lesley Frazier and Jim Shields reminisce

Lesley Frazier and her family moved to San Carlos in October of 1980.  In the spring of 1982, then Managing Librarian Ruth Gardner decided that the San Carlos Branch Library, which opened on January 9, 1974, needed a Chapter of the Friends of the Library. She invited some of the branch’s regular patrons and volunteers to join.  Lesley became a charter member and the first editor of the SCFOL Newsletter.  Betty Sherman was the first President of SCFOL.  One of the first activities... Continue Reading >

Judy Williams, SCFOL PREZ SEZ:

HAPPY 40th ANNIVERSARY TO THE SAN CARLOS BRANCH LIBRARY The Friends of the San Carlos Library see the occasion of the Branch’s 40th Anniversary as an opportunity to recommit themselves to the future and the building of a new Library and Community Center.  I would like to take this opportunity to share with you the SCFOL’s vision for the future. Recently, someone asked a group from the San Carlos library why the community has not been more visible in making its desire... Continue Reading >

Collecting San Carlos Branch Library Memories

On January 9, 2014, the San Carlos Branch Library was 40 years old!  Marking the occasion will be a year filled with special events and celebrations.  We started off the year with a mega “yarn wrapping” on January 8, and continued the week with a Gala Event on January 12, honoring SCFOL Life-Members.  A “family fun day” in August and other activities are planned throughout the year. On September 11, at the Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor’s Center, in preparation for the year of celebrations, we met with... Continue Reading >

Thank You, VOLUNTEERS

On November 20, 2013, we threw a Pizza Party to thank the many SCFOL Volunteers for their hard work and the generous sharing of their time.  They had previously received official name tags that were donated by Life Member and Membership Recruitment Volunteer, Margrette Carr.  Ryley Webb represented 7th District City Councilmember Scott Sherman, and along with SCFOL President Judy Williams and Volunteer Chair Debra Kues presented the volunteers with a "Certificate of Recognition" from the City of San Diego.  This... Continue Reading >

SCFOL PRESIDENT’S ANNUAL REPORT, 2013

 This has been an active and busy year for the Friends of the San Carlos Library. MEMBERSHIP Let me start by saying thank you to the twelve new Life Members at San Carlos.  We are so happy to have you and your support.  We also appreciate those of you, who renewed your membership and continued your support of the library, CENTRAL LIBRARY This was the year that the library system saw the completion of the new Central Library.  We are all happy to have... Continue Reading >