San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

August 20: 6th Annual Festival of Books

  On August 20, the San Diego Festival of Books returns to in-person for the first time since 2019! The Library Shop and your San Diego Public Library will be there with booths and a full slate of authors. Capacity is limited so REGISTER today! The Festival of Books, hosted on the University of San Diego campus, is a free event for book lovers of all ages. Enjoy workshops, activities, photo booths, live entertainment, discussions with award-winning authors and more!  Celebrate San Diego’s vibrant reading community and join thousands of local readers, writers and word lovers at The San Diego Union-Tribune... Continue Reading >

August: Library Connections

Click on: August Library Connections  Your monthly Misty Jones San Diego Public Library Connections updates are brought to you by the Library Foundation SD.  The San Diego Public Library Foundation is now the Library Foundation SD! Celebrating 20 years of community and innovation, we are the conduit to support the library's life-changing mission. Check out our new website and learn how you can support your library , Lifelong Learning at the Library Continue Reading >

AUGUST 19: History of Baseball

  On Friday, August 19, 2-3 pm, learn more than you ever thought possible about the history of baseball.  Join librarian Jeremy Davies from the SDPL's Sullivan Baseball Research Center and Tom Larwin from the  San Diego Ted Williams Chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research, in the San Carlos Branch Library's Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery. They will present highlights from the Center and its extensive collection.  History of Baseball Did you know that the San Diego Public Library's Central Branch houses the largest baseball research collection outside of the National Baseball Hall of fame in Cooperstown, N.Y.? Continue Reading >

2022 Summer Reading Program

  Registration for the 2022 Summer Reading Program ends August 31. You must have registered and completed your reading log/activity sheet in order to be eligible for prizes.  Prizes will be given as long as the supply lasts. Readers of ALL ages can join us to Read beyond the Beaten Path.  Complete a combination of 10 books, hours, or activities to claim your prizes.  2022 SRP Bilingual Information .  Let’s see if we can beat last year’s participation numbers.  Have FUN at Camp iRead.   Continue Reading >