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 Special Events Category

MAY 6: Free Comic Book Day

Did you know that Wonder Woman is 75 years old this year? COMICS, A literary form read world-wide, was first introduced to the American public in 1842. But not until 1934, with the publication of the first comic books and the 1938 introduction of Superman, did the Golden Age of Comics begin. As a youngster, Ron McFee, our Used Book Sale Manager, became hooked on comic books. He describes himself as, “A natural book worm," and says, " I loved... Continue Reading >

Spring NATURE ADVENTURES with Linda Hawley, Ed.M. (part of the “After-School-Special” series)

On the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 2:30-3:30 pm, our weekly “After-School Special” program will have a wildlife focus. May 17: "Things with Wings." Come join us for Nature Adventures presented by Linda Hawley, Ed.M., trail guide at Mission Trails Regional Park as we learn about San Diego's wild animals!  We will examine specimens, read books, sing songs, and make crafts.  No pre-registration is required, and the programs are fun for all ages. Click on Nature Adventure Schedule.   Continue Reading >

Who Hatches? Scavenger Hunt!

Who Hatches?  Scavenger Hunt April 1-29 Entry forms can be picked up in the Library's Children’s area beginning April 1, or download Who Hatches Entry Form. Find the twelve eggs that are hatching in the library.  Write the name or draw a picture of each of the 12 creatures that is hatching.  Forms must be submitted by April 29.  All correct ballots will be placed in a random prize drawing for a $25 gift card.  Sponsored by San Carlos Friends of the... Continue Reading >

READER’S THEATRE: ages 7 and up

April 26, 4-5 p.m.  Chicken Little & more.  A fun way for children to be introduced to drama while also building language arts skills.  In these hands-on workshops, kids will read parts from a script, learn to use their voice and face for expression, and develop confidence in reading aloud. These workshops are fast paced, fun, and everyone participates.  Presented by Stacey Wein, Director of Literature Comes to Life.  Ages 7-12.   Registration required; call (619) 527-3430 to sign up for... Continue Reading >

Youth SPECIAL EVENTS

StoryBox Theatre Roald Dahl Wednesday, May 3, 2:30-3:30 pm  Join us for a storytelling show with a little wooden theater!  Storybox, also known as “kamishibai,” is a traditional Japanese art form in which a storyteller reveals a series of illustrations while narrating a story and providing sound effects.  In celebration of Children’s Book Week, we are presenting The Enormous Crocodile by beloved children’s author, Roald Dahl.  Ages 4-9.  Presented by Write Out Loud. Click on StoryBox Theatre May 2017 Literature Comes to... Continue Reading >

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