San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Youth Special Events Category

SRP Registration begins June 15

Read books and win prizes in the 94th Annual Summer Reading Program! Open to children, teens and adults, the program runs from June 15 through August 15. This year's theme is Reading by Design. Click on 2017 Summer Reading Program for additional information about reading goals, prizes, and how to register. Registration begins on June 15.  Ask our staff if you need assistance. Due to the San Carlos Branch Library RFID upgrade closure, our SRP Special Events kickoff will begin on... Continue Reading >

Summer Reading Program Special Events

Michael Rayner’s Super Funny Variety Show.  Wednesday, June 28: 2:30-3:15pm With his one-of-a-kind tricks and stunts, Michael Rayner puts on a hilarious show fit for the entire family!  His most requested tricks include: balancing a wheelbarrow on his chin, spinning a cheeseburger on a parasol, and juggling various surprising objects.  Sharks:  Myths vs. Reality. Wednesday, July 5, 2:30-3:15pm Sharks are often referred to as the villains of the oceans, but what role do they really fill?  Learn the truth behind several common shark... Continue Reading >

Summer’s Battle of the Books

Battle of the Book Characters Harry Potter defeated Voldemort, but he never had to face Captain Underpants; or Junie B. Jones, for that matter.  See what happens when your favorite book characters face off! Here’s how it works:  Through a series of votes, we will narrow a list of sixteen book characters to one grand champion.  Visit the library throughout the summer to check out books featuring these popular characters, and then vote for your favorite! 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 or on-line. On the right hand side of this page under the blue area, type in your email address and you'll be added to our SCFOL Newsletter and Reminders groups.  Please tell us if you are... Continue Reading >