San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

December Holidays : Mark your calendars

CANCELED December 21: Mind Body Fitness & Children's Yoga CLOSED: December 24 - Christmas Eve CLOSED December 26– Christmas Day Observed CANCELED December 27: Youth chess CANCELED December 28: Mind Body Fitness & Children's Yoga CANCELED December 31: Meditation CLOSED: December 31: New Year's Eve CLOSED January 2, 2022 – New Year’s Day Observed   Continue Reading >

Honoring the Past…Building for the Future

The SCFOL Board would like to thank our San Carlos Branch Library's outstanding staff, led by Managing Librarian David Ege and Youth Services Librarian Erin Moore, for keeping the Community engaged in all that our libraries have to offer during the last 3 years of COVID.  They continue to do so with dwindling staff numbers, as several long time employees retired and others were transferred due to staffing shortages elsewhere. Out of date and worn out tomes made way for up-to-date reference books and newly published novels have joined our old favorites.  Although life may never return to pre-COVID ways,... Continue Reading >


 Friday, December 16 @ 2 p.m., Matt Coyle, author of the best-selling Rick Cahill crime novels., will speak in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery.  Coyle knew he wanted to be a crime writer when he was fourteen and his father gave him The Simple Art of Murder, by Raymond Chandler. Matt   graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara with a degree in English, but his foray into crime fiction was delayed for thirty years. His professional life was spent managing a restaurant, selling golf clubs for various golf companies, and in national sales for a sports... Continue Reading >

Welcome SCFOL’s New President, Bill Bischoff

  Joan Hayes, after 7 years serving as our eighth SCFOL President, turned the President's gavel over to Bill Bischoff, who was elected to the President's position at our annual SCFOL General Membership meeting held at the San Carlos Branch Library, November 16, 2022.  Joan Hayes will remain as a very valuable Member of the SCFOL Board. Many of you know Bischoff as a SCFOL Board Member and Volunteer Chair, so he is not new to our SCFOL members, especially those who work the Book Sales.  Bill was delighted to be considered for the President position; is anxious to hit the ground... Continue Reading >