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

Wild Wonders.  Wednesday, August 16, 2:30-3:15pm Explore the wonderful wild mysteries of the animal world through disruptive coloration, camouflage, and more!  Meet exotic animals such as the rock hyrax and binturong while learning about the importance of nature’s designers.      Battle of the Book Characters Harry Potter defeated Voldemort, but he never had to face Captain Underpants.  Or Junie B. Jones, for that matter.  See what happens when your favorite book characters face off!   Here’s how it works:  Through a series of... 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 >

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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