San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

San Carlos Branch Library
619-527-3430
7265 Jackson Dr
San Diego, CA 92119

Youth Corner Category

20th Annual “Writing for Literacy Essay Contest” Winners are announced

It’s that time of year again. The winners of the 20th annual “Writing for Literacy Essay Contest” have been chosen. Join us at the San Carlos Branch Library, April 19, at 6 p.m. to hear their essays and to congratulate our local winners.  Fourth grade winners from Benchley Weinberger Elementary (and their teachers) are Lorelei Garrison (Kim Filner), Grace Michener (Kathy Aufsesser), and Mathew Neboshynsky (Erica Ruiz-Gutierrez); Dailard Elementary winners are Willow Carter and Courtney Klahn (Erin Keegan) and  Maleah... Continue Reading >

NEW Titles Available at the San Carlos Branch Library

Our librarians make every effort to keep our branch library filled with the books you want to read.  Each month, books which have not been checked out for many a day or are outdated or in poor condition, are removed from circulation and replaced with new volumes for your reading pleasure. Click on Adult Titles-February-March, 2017 to see the list of the newest books for adults that have been added to the San Carlos Branch Library's collection. In the San Carlos Branch Library,... Continue Reading >

About our YOUTH PROGRAMS

FREE activities are available  for youth of all ages. To download and print the current Youth Schedule of weekly activities and planned Special Events for this quarter, visit the "In A Nutshell" article found in the next two sections. Our recurring  weekly events are described on this website under Weekly Fun Activities.  We also offer every month, a variety of Special Events.  Find details about those on this website under Youth Special Events. These FREE programs are underwritten by the San Carlos... Continue Reading >

EXPRESS COLLECTION (AKA:LEASED Books) for ADULTS and YOUTH

Each month, the San Carlos Branch Library leases newly published books direct from the Publishers. To date, these have only included adult titles, but we have now added the latest youth titles to this special book collection. They have RED labels on their spines. The adult books can be found against the back wall to your immediate right when you enter the library via its main entrance.  The children's collection may be found on the left side of the library directly opposite... Continue Reading >

Meet ERIN MOORE: our Youth Services Librarian

Erin Moore was introduced as our new Youth Services Librarian at the May, 2015 SCFOL Board meeting. With a big smile, Erin said, "I am very happy to be here, and look forward to getting to know you and the rest of the San Carlos community in the coming months."  A native San Diegan, Erin's career with the San Diego Public Library began as a volunteer in high school   Since then, she has served at almost all of the City branches... Continue Reading >