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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Summer Reading Program Special Events

Michael Rayner’s Super Funny Variety Show.  Wednesday, June 28: 2:30-3:15pm With his one-of-a-kind tricks and stunts, Michael Rayner puts on a hilarious show fit for the entire family!  His most requested tricks include: balancing a wheelbarrow on his chin, spinning a cheeseburger on a parasol, and juggling various surprising objects.  Sharks:  Myths vs. Reality. Wednesday, July 5, 2:30-3:15pm Sharks are often referred to as the villains of the oceans, but what role do they really fill?  Learn the truth behind several common shark... Continue Reading >

2016-2017:The NEW San Carlos Branch Library updates

JANUARY, 2017: The NEW San Carlos Branch Library's design  was presented to the Community by David Pfeifer, AIA, from Domusstudio Architecture, at the Navajo Community Planners' meeting held at the Tifereth Israel Synagogue  on Wednesday, January 11 at 6:30 p.m.  We thank all of those who attended. The information given in that meeting is available below.  It was also well covered by Doug Curlee in his front page article in the January 20 edition of the Mission Times Courier.  We thank Doug... Continue Reading >

JULY 5-AUGUST 3: Melanie Peterson

We are delighted to offer a unique and brilliant colored show  presented by Melanie Peterson, in our Winer family Community Room & Art Gallery from July 5 through August 3.  Melanie creates vibrant abstracts using alcohol ink on yupo paper. Having majored in Psychology at SDSU, Melanie "likens the interpretations of the ink paintings to Rorschach tests, speaking directly to each viewer in a unique way." A multi-talented artist, Peterson also paints modern illustrations with acrylics to bring wit and... Continue Reading >

Youth Special Events

Saturday, September 17, 1-2:30 pm: Pinata Workshop  ( all ages) Registration required: call 619-527-3430. Families are invited to join us for an afternoon of arty fun in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month! In this workshop, kids will practice working with papier mâché, and will then decorate their own piñata to take home with them.    Wednesday, November 9, 4-5 pm: Literature Comes to Life (all ages) Registration required: call 619-527-3430. Audience members are invited to participate in the telling of an original folktale!... Continue Reading >

2016

This rendition of the new San Carlos Branch library is currently appearing on the sign on the corner of Golfcrest and Jackson.  It was created by the Domusstudio Architects.  They are the design architects for the new library.  Their latest concept is similar to the one shown: a one story 25,000 sq. ft. building covering both the current and corner lots, with approximately seventy parking spaces split between the upper current lot and under the building on the corner lot. ... Continue Reading >

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