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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Congratulations CAROLINE BEAIL

City-wide winners of the 20th Annual "Writing for Literacy Essay Contest" were announced April 27, at the Balboa Park Club. Pershing Middle School student, Caroline Beail was one of the four City-wide 8th grade winners. Beail chose To Kill a Mockingbird, as the one book she would save if all other books in the world were to be destroyed. In 2013, as a fourth grader at Dailard Elementary, Beail was also a City-wide winner in that division. She appears here... Continue Reading >

Thank You–San Carlos Area Council

The San Carlos Friends of the Library (SCFOL) wishes to thank the San Carlos Area Council (SCAC) for their generous contribution to the San Carlos Branch Library. The presentation was made at an April 26, 2017, SCAC Board of Directors meeting at the library.  In the picture on the left, are SCFOL past-President and current Building Committee Chair Judy Williams, SCAC Director Rita Hartman  presenting the check to SCFOL President Joan Hayes, and  Branch Manager David Ege.  Photos courtesy... Continue Reading >

Be a FRIEND—MEMBERSHIP Counts: Join or Renew today

SCFOL annually donates between $20,000-$30,000 to the San Carlos Branch Library.  Memberships, donations and our monthly used book sales are SCFOL's primary revenue sources. All donations are TOTALLY tax deductible.  INDIVIDUAL Life Memberships are only $250.  ANNUAL Memberships are a real bargain: $5 for  Seniors or Youth; $10 for one adult;  $20 for a Family (dual adult). Sponsor, Contributor and Patron membership levels are always appreciated.BENEFIT: SCFOL members may purchase paperbacks and media at our Member's-only-pre-used-book-sale from 1:30-3:30 p.m. on... 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 >

2016 Foundation Annual Report

The 2016 Annual Report for the San Diego Public Library Foundation is now available.  Read about the growing impact the San Diego Library system has on our San Diego Communities. The number of children attending the Summer Reading Program has nearly doubled since 2011; our libraries are the region's top provider of free educational and cultural programs serving 455,700 people (double since 2010); 730,000 have a San Diego Public Library card (up 13 % in 6 years); e-Circulation is up... Continue Reading >

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