San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

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Book Sales Category

MAY 6: Free Comic Book Day

Did you know that Wonder Woman is 75 years old this year? COMICS, A literary form read world-wide, was first introduced to the American public in 1842. But not until 1934, with the publication of the first comic books and the 1938 introduction of Superman, did the Golden Age of Comics begin. As a youngster, Ron McFee, our Used Book Sale Manager, became hooked on comic books. He describes himself as, “A natural book worm," and says, " I loved... Continue Reading >

MAY 5, 1:30-3:30 pm: Friends of the Library-Members-only Used Book PRE-Sale

From 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. on the Friday afternoon before  our First Saturday of the month Used Book Sales, in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery of the  San Carlos Branch Library,  Friends of the Library MEMBERS ONLY will be able to purchase fiction and media materials. This is our way of thanking our SCFOL members for their support of the San Carlos Branch Library.  There's lots more elbow room to shop, and a chance to visit... Continue Reading >

MAY 6, 9:30 am- 3:00 pm: SCFOL Used Book Sale

The biggest and best used book sale ever is at the San Carlos Branch Library on the first Saturday OF EVERY MONTH, from 9:30-3:00.  Fiction is in the Community Room, non-fiction outside.  We keep restocking all day long. Every month, approximately 500-600 boxes, containing about 20-25 books each (that's 10,000-15,000 titles), are available for your pleasure reading.  In 2015, we offered about about 100,000 titles during the year. Every month 49% of the available fiction and 59% of the... Continue Reading >

Library Shop: April news

The Library Shop is located on the ground floor of the Downtown Central Library and is supported by the Friends of the San Diego Public Library (FSDPL). Celebrate National Library Week all month long at the Library Shop with several great events, including the return of the popular Literary Trivia Night on April 26 (register here).  On April 29, the Library Shop is proud to host Dr. Gloria Harris for a book talk and signing on Remarkable Women of San Diego... Continue Reading >

SCFOL AMAZON Books Sales

Do you remember that favorite book that your Mom read to you?  Wish you could read it to your kids or grand-kids? Did you discard a favorite book during your last move?  We may have found it. From time to time, SCFOL acquires early  editions, rare books, and gently used special books through the generous donation of supporters of the San Carlos Branch Library.  Our book donation sorters comb the internet for comparable editions.  This requires hours of volunteer work.  Following their... Continue Reading >

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