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

March 3, 1:30-3:30: SCFOL 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,  SCFOL 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 with other members.... Continue Reading >

March 4, 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 >

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 >

The Library Shop

As the plans for Downtown Central Library were being developed, space was set aside for a Gift Shop to be located on site. The Library Shop is a non-profit book & gift store located in the courtyard of the Downtown Central Library sponsored by the Friends of the Public Library and the San Diego Public Library Foundation. It features a wide selection of well-curated books, gifts, cards, jewelry, and more. Proceeds support all 36 San Diego Public Libraries. Come see... Continue Reading >

Used Book Donation Guidelines

We love to have your gently used book donations. Without them, we would not be able to hold our Monthly First Saturday Used Book Sales, the proceeds of which are donated to the San Carlos Branch Library to purchase new books, equipment, and programs. With your donations and the 3000 hours annually donated by our volunteers, we are able to donate approximately $23,000.00 annually to our branch library.  Because of your generous donations, we are able to monthly, offer between... Continue Reading >

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