San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Mail-in Ballot Drop-off at San Carlos Branch Library

  San Carlos Branch Library is an official/monitored mail-in ballot drop-off only location for your signed  & completed mail-in ballot during the library's regular business hours starting May 9, through Election day, June 7, 2022. (All libraries are CLOSED on May 30, Memorial Day) Starting May 28, from 8 am-5 pm, SELECT In-person voting locations (San Carlos Branch Library is NOT an in-person polling place),  and the Registrar's office are open, 8 am - 5 pm.  Starting June 4, ALL 200+ in-person-voting locations, mail ballot drop-off locations, and the Registrar's office are open from 8 am- 5 pm; and on Election Day,... Continue Reading >

2022 Summer Reading Program

 Registration for the 2022 Summer Reading Program begins June 1, 2022. It’s that time of year again,  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 >

SRP: Youth Summer Events

This summer, YSL Erin Moore is mixing it up for the Summer Reading Program In-Person Events.  Family-Friendly-Events will start at 10:00 a.m., every Thursday throughout the summer months (July-August), but the show locations will alternate between the San Carlos Branch Library and the San Carlos Community Garden. SRP Event-Schedule flyer Literature Comes to Life: Thursday, July 7 Indoors at the Library, 10:00-10:45am Children from the audience will have a chance to act out Dog Breath by Dav Pilkey. Teacher and children’s theater actress, Stacey Wein, provides expert direction and luxurious costumes. A fun way for kids to build confidence and oral skills! Journey through American Music... Continue Reading >

Battle of the Genres

What is a genre?   Visit the San Carlos branch library throughout the summer (June 1-August 31) and cast your vote for your favorite genre. YSL Ms. Erin, has chosen 16 subjects (genre) for your kids to choose from.  Categories are adventure, animals, sports, mystery, scary, humor, fantasy, non-fiction, historical fiction, biography, realistic fiction, science fiction, classics, graphic novels, poetry, and fairy tales. Print up a Battle of the Genres Bracket sheet or pick one up at the library after June 1  Try to read a book from each genre during the summer.  Round-1 vote ends July 9, when the... Continue Reading >