San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

JULY 9: Libraries & Parks 4 All

Each San Diego neighborhood deserves a quality library & park. Libraries and parks are essential to safe, strong, and thriving communities.  For many neighborhoods, these assets have been long neglected with reports showing our parks need $200 million to meet basic safety standards and our libraries need $50 million in maintenance. The Library and Park Investment Act of 2024 is a community-led citizen's initiative to provide a guaranteed, local funding source through a modest parcel fee capped at one acre.  The measure is projected to raise $45 million annually to fund maintenance, modernization, and construction (including the new San Carlos Branch) of facilities in addition to... Continue Reading >

JULY 19: Navajo Area Community Meeting

  Tuesday, July 19, 6:30-8 pm, join us for a Navajo Area Community update from our District 7 Councilmember Raul Campillo at the San Carlos Branch Library. Representatives from local community groups will be present to talk about how you can become more involved in your community. Some of the groups represented include:  Navajo Community Planner (NCP), San Carlos Friends of the Library (SCFOL), Friends of Del Cerro, Henry Cluster STEMM Foundation (HCSTEMM), and San Carlos Community Gardens.  Refreshment will be served in the Community Room. Navajo Area Community Meeting Continue Reading >

4th of JULY @ Lake Murray

On the 4th of July,  SDPLs are closed, but  SCFOL invites you to join us at the Lake Murray Fireworks and MusicFest  to enjoy Fun, Friends, Food, Bands and Fireworks.  The Festival runs from 11 am to 9 pm, followed by fireworks. SCFOL volunteers will staff a booth for several hours mid-day to answer your questions. The proposed exterior and interior designs for the new library will be  available and we'll share our up-to-date information on its progress. Learn how you can be a SCFOL volunteer, about our used book sales and the many library programs paid for with proceeds... Continue Reading >

JULY 1-31: Where’s Odi ?

  Where's Odi @ SDPL  July 1 - 31  /  All library locations This July, Odi the Coyote is hiding inside all 36 branches of the San Diego Public Library! Can you find them? The Library Shop's most popular program is back with a twist – instead of searching for Waldo, we're searching for Odi, the library's new mascot. Same fun challenge, same fun prizes! Pick up your official passport at any library branch to start your adventure. Continue Reading >