San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

MAY 4: Free Comic Book Day

Saturday MAY 4, is National FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!  Pick up your FREE comic book at the library during our monthly SCFOL Used Book Sale, 9:30-3:00 p.m.. Drop by between 1-3 p.m., and kids can make a special Comic Craft.  Click on Free Comic Book Day at San Carlos Branch For a number of years, our Book Sale Chair, Ron McFee, has assisted in the distribution of thousands of comic books to our San Diego Public Libraries for National Free Comic Book Day; IDW Publishing,  headquartered in San Diego,   has been supplying the Free Comic Books for this annual event. IDW Publishing... Continue Reading >

In Memory of Judy McCarty

In Loving Memory of Judy McCarty. June 4, 1940-March 3, 2019. 7th District City Council Representative, 1985-2000. President, San Carlos Friends of the Library, 2009-2011. San Carlos, The San Carlos Friends of the Library, and the City of San Diego lost a great lady and friend this week with the passing of Judy McCarty. Acting as the community's project Chairperson, McCarty was instrumental in the creation of Mission Trails Regional Park when Larry Stirling was the 7th district City Council person. McCarty followed Stirling in that position, and served our district well for 15 years. During... 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. April 27-29: 3rd Annual San Diego Book Crawl & Independent Bookstore Day.  Book Crawl   Show your love for local independent bookstores throughout San  Diego, by visiting as many as you can (including the Central Library's Library Shop), collecting passport stamps with every purchase and winning... Continue Reading >

SCFOL New Volunteer Recruitment Proposal

Dear Members and/or Friends of the San Carlos Friends of the Library (SCFOL). My name is Bill Bischoff. I am the Volunteer Chairperson for the San Carlos Friends of the Library, and am writing to ask for your assistance with a new approach to bolster our volunteer numbers. This has become necessary as the pools of possible volunteers from our traditional avenues are quickly shrinking. The two major volunteer pools and the reasons causing the shortages are: High School students are now encouraged to spend their graduation requirement community service hours in a setting where they observe and use the skill sets that... Continue Reading >