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

September 1, 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 >

September 2, 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 >

What’s happening at the Library Shop

Festival of Books: We're super excited to be a part of the first ever San Diego Festival of Books -- hosted at Liberty Station, August 26th, 10:00-6:00 p.m. The San Diego Tribune has gathered the greatest local authors in collaboration with some of the best indie bookstores in the area to bring you a jam-packed day of book talks and events for every kind of literary loving San Diegan (and of course, our oh-so-bookishly-cute pop-up shop!). And Where's Waldo Has Been Found A huge thank... 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 >

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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