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 Weekly Activities Category

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 >

Monday-Thursday: Do Your Homework @ the Library

Starts August 28, 2017, at San Carlos Branch.  DO YOUR HOMEWORK @ THE LIBRARY. Grades K-8: Mondays & Thursdays: 3:00-6:00; Tuesdays & Wednesdays: 3:00-7:00. Times and participating Branches are listed here:  [email protected] Times & Locations This program does not meet on school holidays or during Thanksgiving, winter and spring breaks. Click on 2017-18 [email protected] Schedule. Do Your Homework @ the Library provides a learning coordinator who supports students K-8 with curriculum-aligned resources, technology and community partnerships.  The program uses Library... Continue Reading >

TUESDAYS @ 5-7pm: Learn to Play Chess

2nd and 4th Tuesdays,  5:00-7:00 p.m: Chess (ages 18 and under) Did you know that playing chess can improve logical thinking skills and increase math ability?  This is a great class for beginners, as well as for students looking to hone their skills.  Student volunteer Luke, is your instructor; he assisted by his dad.  It's lots of fun! Interest has been high, so we are purchasing additional chess sets. Continue Reading >

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