San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

From the blog


YOUTH SUMMER EVENTS: Family-friendly events will take place every Thursday at 11 a.m. throughout the summer from June 13 to August 8. All ages are welcome.

The Big Ventriloquist Show: Thursday, July 11, 11-11:45

Award-winning ventriloquist Marc Griffiths is here! Audiences say Marc’s shows are different because there is an inspirational message under all the fun. In a new show full of big puppets & exciting magic, Marc tells a feel-good story the whole family will enjoy. Be sure to join us! Click SRP Marc Griffiths Ventriloquist July 2024

Drumming to the Beat: Thursday, July 18, 11-11:45

Build a circle of melody and rhythm with percussionist Clarence “Chazz” Ross! In this show, you’ll have the opportunity to sing silly songs & play simple rhythms on djembe drums. Everyone will be amazed by the sound that’s created! Chazz will also discuss the amazing culture & benefits of drumming. Click SRP Drumming with Chazz July 2024


Sing It Again with Craig Newton: Thursday, July 25, 11-11:45

Join Craig Newton in this fun & educational sing-along program that highlights how repetition, rhythm, & rhyme make songs work. Craig will play a variety of instruments, including guitar, ukulele, banjo, djembe, & a flute. Guess how many instruments he can play, then come & find out! Click SRP Craig Newton July 2024


Literature Comes to Life: The Rainbow Fish: Thursday, August 1, 11-11:45

Join us for a special storytime in which the children help act out the story! We will be presenting the beloved picture book The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister. Kids will love becoming storybook characters & participating in this interactive event! This is a fun way for kids to build confidence & oral skills. Click SRP Lit Comes to Life August 2024 Rainbow Fish


Jack and the Beanstalk: The Puppet Musical: Thursday, August 8, 11-11:45

To wrap up our summer reading program, we will be presenting an interactive show with handmade puppets and live singing! Show description: What would you do for friendship? The classic hero’s tale of courage & forgiveness comes to life with original songs & beautiful puppets. This toe-tapping show features fun, catchy songs in styles ranging from pop, ragtime, big band, opera, & musical theater. Presented by Noteworthy Puppets. Click SRP Noteworthy Puppets Jack and the Beanstalk August 2024