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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MAY 5: Free Comic Book Day

Saturday MAY 5, is National FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!  Pick up your FREE comic book at the library during our monthly SCFOL Used Book Sale. Between 1-3 p.m., kids can make a special Comic Collage Craft  and join in the Star Wars Scavenger Hunt.  Click on  Comic Book Day events For a number of years, our Book Sale Chair, Ron McFee, has assisted in the distribution of thousands of comic books to our San Diego Public Libraries for National Free Comic... Continue Reading >

Special Happenings @ the Library Shop

 The Second Annual San Diego Bookstore Crawl The Book Crawl is back with a vengeance! We're joining forces with not one, not two, but EIGHT other awesome independent bookstores in San Diego to celebrate IBD 2018. Here's how it works: 1. Pick up an official SD Bookstore Crawl Passport at any participating store: UC San Diego Bookstore, Warwick's Books, Mysterious Galaxy, La Playa Books, Bluestocking Books, Verbatim Books, The Book Catapult,Bay Books, or right here at the Library Shop. 2. Collect passport stamps by making any purchase from each store... Continue Reading >

Monday, April 30: Brian Keating: Losing the Nobel Prize: A Story of Cosmology, Ambition and Perils

Monday, April 30 @ 6:30 p.m., at the Central Library in the Helen Price Reading Room, join Professor Brian Keating for the inside story of a quest to unlock one of cosmology's biggest mysteries, derailed by the lure of the Nobel Prize. What would it have been like to be an eyewitness to the Big Bang? In Losing the Nobel Prize, Brian Keating, a cosmologist at the University of California, San Diego tells the fascinating story of the most powerful cosmology... Continue Reading >

MAY 26: How-To Festival

The How To Festival is a Once-a-Year event that will be held at 14 of the San Diego's Branch Libraries on May 26, from 11:00-3:00. On that day, there will be a great variety of short presentations; each branch is different. Patrons can attend as many as they like at any branch. San Carlos will be presenting: 11:00 am | How To Make Dog Biscuits, Presenter: Kelly Pepo | Learn recipes and preparation tips for homemade dog treats. (20 mins) 11:30... Continue Reading >