San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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


Children ages 0-5 can now receive their very own library card featuring “Odi the Coyote,” San Diego Public Library’s new mascot! Sign your child up for their first library card and take the first step in supporting their early literacy development and lifelong love of reading. Please bring a picture ID and address verification. More INFORMATION. Visit your neighborhood library to enroll your child and they will receive: “My First Library Card" The opportunity to take their picture in an Odi Selfie Frame to share with family and friends, and while supplies last, a copy of Odi’s Library Day and an Odi doll (for... Continue Reading >

FEBRUARY 5, 9:30-3:00: SCFOL Used Book Sale

The next SCFOL Used Book Sale will be held on February 5, OUTSIDE ONLY, in the Branch's parking lot.  Daily, you can also purchase books from the bookcases located just inside the library's left entrance, and CDs and media which are located inside the back of the Community room. We would like to thank all of the patrons of our  SCFOL Used Book Sales, and are looking forward to accepting your gently used  book donations soon. Book sale funds help purchase books, programs and equipment for the San Carlos Branch Library.  Our Book Sales are the primary source of these funds,... Continue Reading >

JANUARY Activities @ San Carlos Branch Library

HAPPY NEW YEAR:  Monday & Tuesdays: 11:30 am - 8:00 pm;   Wednesday thru Saturday: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm.   CURRENTLY, MASKS ARE REQUIRED to be worn inside all San Diego public facilities REGARDLESS OF VACCINATION STATUS. In-Person programs available at the San Carlos Branch include: Read for a Better World: Winter Reading Challenge: January 1-31: All age. Finisher prizes for those who read a combination of 5 books, hours, or Read for a Better World activities. KIDS Crafts: 2nd & 4th Mondays 3:30-4:30: Ages 3-11.  We supply the materials; a different craft each week; stop by anytime. Family Storytime @ the San Carlos Community Garden: 2nd Saturdays | 11:00–11:30 a.m. Children's Yoga:  ON HIATUS... Continue Reading >

FAMILY STORYTIME: 2nd Saturdays, 11-11:30 am

Family Storytime @ the San Carlos Community Garden: 2nd Saturdays | 11:00–11:30 a.m. Join us for an outdoor storytime! Ms. Erin, youth services librarian at the San Carlos Branch Library, brings the fun of the library to the San Carlos Community Garden. Storytime will feature books, songs, and interactive activities with a new gardening theme each month. Come ready to learn, laugh, and move together. Family Storytime at SC Community Garden Continue Reading >