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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Youth Corner Category

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  Each month, books which have not been checked out for many a day or are outdated or in poor condition, are removed from circulation and replaced with new volumes for your reading pleasure.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-October-November 2017to 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 >

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a reading incentive program that encourages parents to read 1000 books to their children before they begin Kindergarten.  The program is based upon evidence from research findings that the more young children hear books read to them, the more prepared they will be to learn to read upon reaching kindergarten.   Starting October 2, caregivers of children ages 5 & under can begin registering for the program online from the Library’s website.  The books can be... 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 >

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 >

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