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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San Carlos Branch Library, 2018 in review

We are so pleased that the San Carlos Branch Library could offer so much opportunity, discovery and inspiration in 2018! We partnered with many local organizations for feature events and had great attendance at our monthly programs.  This year we held our first Robotics Showcase Extravaganza which featured unique robotic creations built for competitions by local robotics teams from Dailard Elementary, Pershing Middle, Cajon Park Junior High and Patrick Henry High schools. So far this year, we held 190 programs for children with 5416 participants.  Our Youth Services Librarian coordinated many special programs to engage young people.  The library’s annual Spring into STEAM program included a When Stars Go Boom interactive display and the Where’s Waldo Button Design... Continue Reading >

Calling All Local Authors: Submit Your Work for the Local Author Showcase

    If you live in San Diego and published a book in 2018, the Library wants to celebrate your accomplishment at the 53rd Annual San Diego County Local Author Showcase. The Local Author Program highlights the intellectual and creative accomplishments of writers in the San Diego region, with the aim of bringing exposure to local talent and nurturing the pursuit of the writing arts in San Diego. Be sure to submit your book by the November 26 deadline. Learn More Continue Reading >

PRES SEZ: Joan Hayes, 2018-year in review

 2018 has flown by and the San Carlos Friends of the Library (SCFOL) has had another busy year supporting the San Carlos Branch Library.  Branch event attendance continues to increase and we look forward to news about building a larger branch facility. SCFOL personnel changes this year include Bill Bischoff who took over as Volunteer Coordinator from retiring, Lee Ottman.  Bischoff is updating the SCFOL volunteer roster and looking for additional book sale helpers. Another retiree, Author Program Chair Carlene Hemric, relocated, and Lesley Frazier is now signing up authors for our 2019 series.  The Winer Family Community Room & Art... Continue Reading >

Thanksgiving Eve & Thanksgiving SCHEDULE changes

Wednesday, November 21: The library will have an early schedule of 9:30 - 6:00   The following programs are affected: -November 21 2:30-3:30 p.m: CANCELED, After-School Special -November 21 6:30-7:30 p.m: CANCELED, College Essay Coaching -November 22: CLOSED, Happy Thanksgiving!!!! -November 28, 4-4:45 p.m: CANCELED, LEX- "Inside Out," Click on  REVISED November calendar Continue Reading >

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