San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

San Carlos Branch Library
619-527-3430
7265 Jackson Dr
San Diego, CA 92119

Comic-Con July 17-21

San Carlos Friends of the Library COMIC-CON'S 50TH  THE LIBRARY SHOP STRIKES BACK!Booth #5523 | July 17th - 21 They’ve invited us back!  Despite pushing the limits last year with the placement of our tote tree just outside the booth, Comic-Con has graciously invited us back to the exhibit hall, same booth location as last year- lucky #5523!  This time around we’ll be unveiling a new Comic-Con inspired T-Shirt designed by our good friends at Toshwerks.  At the booth you'll also be able to pick up this year's limited edition Library Card, which features a character near and dear to the Library Shop!  Continue Reading >

2020 SCFOL Board Position Openings

In November of each year, the San Carlos Friends of the Library holds its annual General Membership meeting. At this time, all SCFOL members (there are currently about 200 of you), are asked to elect the SCFOL Officers and other Board Members who will serve the San Carlos Branch Library in your name, in the following year. For the 2020 year, we are looking for SCFOL members (or future members) who would be interested in serving in one of two Officer positions: PRESIDENT and SECRETARY. Co-Committee Chairs are needed to fill the following positions: Used Book Sales, Publicity (Word-Press / Website... Continue Reading >

Special Happenings @ the Library Shop

The Library Shop is a non-profit book & gift store located in the courtyard of the Downtown Central Library sponsored by the FSDPL and the SDP Library  Foundation.  To find out more about the Library Shop, their hours of operation, monthly special events, speakers, books and materials, go to  Library Shop  or call the Library Shop at 619-236-5802. Greetings Old Friends! It's Been Too Long! We’ve spent the last sixty days hunkered down in the Library Shop’s Fun Bunker planning what is going to be the biggest July ever!  From Waldo, to Pride, to Comic-Con, the Library Shop will be all over San... Continue Reading >

JULY: Can you find Waldo @ 36 Branch Libraries?

He’s back!  For the third year in a row, for the entire month of July, Waldo will be hiding inside all 36* branches of the San Diego Public Library System!  Can you find him?  Pick up your official passport at any San Diego Branch Public Library or the Library Shop inside the Central Library and see how many you can find.  For each Waldo located you’ll receive a stamp in your passport and that branch’s collectible button.  Each branch has designed their own unique button to commemorate the hunt.  Collect all 36* and win great prizes including Where’s Waldo books,... Continue Reading >

Save the Date: October 12, 2019

6th Annual CELEBRATION UNDER THE DOME OCTOBER 12, 2019 Event attendees help the San Diiego Library Foundation support programs that transform the lives of San Diegans at all 36 public libraries. Join Event Chairs Patti Roscoe and Marlee Ehrenfeld and over 400 philanthropic San Diegans for an evening of entertainment, extraordinary cuisine and craft cocktails paired with experiences that illustrate firsthand the Library’s life-enriching programs. Claim your EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION before August 15. For tickets click on Under the Dome. Interested in supporting the 2019 Celebration Under the Dome event as a Sponsor or Host Committee member? Contact... Continue Reading >