San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

San Carlos Branch Library
7265 Jackson Dr
San Diego, CA 92119

Youth Special Events Category

MAY 5: Free Comic Book Day

Saturday MAY 5, is National FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!  Pick up your FREE comic book at the library during our monthly SCFOL Used Book Sale. Between 1-3 p.m., kids can make a special Comic Collage Craft  and join in the Star Wars Scavenger Hunt.  Click on  Comic Book Day events For a number of years, our Book Sale Chair, Ron McFee, has assisted in the distribution of thousands of comic books to our San Diego Public Libraries for National Free Comic... Continue Reading >


  MAY: Star Wars Scavenger Hunt During the entire month of May, in celebration of Star Wars Day, May 4, we are having a Star Wars Scavenger Hunt.  Follow clues to find letters hidden throughout the library that will reveal a secret message sent from Yoda to Luke Skywalker. Turn in your deciphered secret message to the front desk to claim a prize!  All ages may join in the hunt.  May the 4th Be With You!   Continue Reading >

Kid’s Science: Challenge Island

Challenge Island encourages creativity, critical thinking, and social skills while instilling a love of engineering.  Ages 8-12.  Registration required.  Call 619-527-3430 to sign up for any of the following sessions: All Programs are on the 4th Wednesday of the month from 4:00-5:15 p.m.          April 25:  Tree Top Tower:  Kids will learn about the people who call the rainforest their home and who live in towering tree houses.  They will then build the tallest tower they can.  ... Continue Reading >


If you haven't been receiving e-mail reminders about upcoming events such as our monthly Used Book Sale or Speaker dates, it's because we don't have your correct e-mail address.Have you changed yours recently? You may sign up in person at the San Carlos Branch Library or email [email protected]  Please include your full name and email address.  Also, tell us if you are already an SCFOL member. You may also join SCFOL on line.  Just click on the MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION IN THE... Continue Reading >