San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

SD Commission for Arts & Culture

  Saturday, August 17, 1:00-3:00 pm, in the San Carlos Branch Library's Winer family Community Room & Art Gallery, the San Diego Commission for Arts & Culture invites you to share your input and to learn about the proposed artwork created by the Artist team Re:site. Re:site has been commissioned by the City of San Diego to create a permanent, site-specific artwork for the proposed new San Carlos branch Library.  Drop by anytime during this open house.  Refreshments will be provided.  Click Artist Open House Flyer   Continue Reading >

SCFOL 2023-24 Outstanding Volunteers.

Congratulations to the 2023-2024 outstanding SCFOL volunteers, Marcy Andersen, Lara Ferguson, Leesa Mouw, and Kathy Ruiz. They were recognized at the June 8, 2024 FSDPL Annual Meeting.  These wonderful volunteers have given freely, many hours of their time and talents to SCFOL.  As of June 11, 2024, Andersen and Ruiz have also been elected to the SCFOL Board of Directors. Marcy Andersen stepped into the position of SCFOL Officer and Board  Secretary.  Evie McGhee has retired from those positions after more than 20 years volunteering on the SCFOL Board and in other capacities.  Thank you Evie! Kathy Ruiz also is joining... Continue Reading >

JUNE, 2024: New Branch Library Update, FUNDING SECURED

Many, many THANKS to our SD District 7 Councilperson Raul Campillo for securing, in the  City's Fiscal-Year-2025 budget, $4.7million in funding for the new San Carlos Branch Library. Campillo in his newsletter says, "This $4.7m, together with existing funding that I secured in years past, represents the completed funding necessary to perform design, permitting, and initial construction activities such as removal of hazardous material and contaminated soils.  I’m so proud to deliver this funding for the San Carlos community, but I am also cognizant of the fact that there is much more work to be done. Together with the dedicated work... Continue Reading >

JULY 2-31: “Where’s Odi?” Scavenger Hunt @ All Library Locations

 During July, the library's mascot, Odi the Coyote, is hiding inside every branch of the San Diego Public Library.  If you find Odi at the San Carlos Branch Library,  you can collect the button designed by 7 year old William F. Woods, a student at Green Elementary.  William was a scavenger hunt participant last year, and this year is the winner of our button design contest. William really loves art at school and enjoys Cowles Mountain a lot too, so he drew it as the background for Odi in his button's design. Scavenger hunt participants can look for Odi ... Continue Reading >