San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Branch History Category

Librarian Assistant Megan Reed leaves SCBL

  Last month, SCBL said good-bye to our much loved Library Assistant Megan Reed.  Megan worked at the San Carlos Branch Library for about eleven years, assisting patrons and staff alike.  Megan was the talented creator of all of those fliers you see every day at the library promoting coming attractions and "what's happing" that day. For six years, kids ages 3-8, had loads of fun and learned a love of creating works of art at Reed's Thursday after-school Process-Focused-Art classes. We... Continue Reading >

Robotics Extravaganza 2023 Follow-up

  Are Robots awesome? You bet! On April 15, 2023, the SCBL held its 5th Robotics Extravaganza.  Over 287 people attended the show brought to you by the efforts of the San Carlos Branch Library's Managing Librarian, David Ege, 10 Navajo Robotics teams (75 team members were present), and the Fire Department' Bomb Squad.  The event was sponsored by the San Carlos Friends of the Library and the Henry Cluster STEMM Foundation. We thank all who attended to make this... Continue Reading >

Mayor’s Proposed 2024 Budget does NOT Include the San Carlos Branch Library

  Your help is needed!   Show your support for a new SCBL.  We received this information from Councilmember Raul Campillo’s office.  He asked that it be shared with the Community so that we could take action to show its support for a new San Carlos Branch Library.  The efforts for and the promise of a new branch have been ongoing for over 30 years. January, 2024 will mark the 50th Anniversary of this branch. From the office of Councilmember Raul Campillo: "I... Continue Reading >

MAY 6: Free Comic Book Day!

  Saturday May 6, is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY !  Visit any City of San Diego Public Library and receive a FREE comic book. At the San Carlos Branch,  come in any time from 9:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. to pick up your free comic book while the supply lasts. A Kids comic craft will be available too. You can read Comic books for FREE anytime by clicking on COMICS PLUS!  Have your SDPL card # and password  handy.  Click on FCBD... Continue Reading >

Robotics Showcase Extravaganza, 2023

 Saturday, April 15, 10 am - 1 pm, the robots are retuning to the San Carlos Branch Library.  Teams from local schools and the San Carlos neighborhood will display and explain their robotic creations in the library's lower parking lot at the corner of Jackson & Golfcrest.  From 11 am - 1 pm, there will be an interactive youth robot craft available in the Library' Community Room. Congratulations to the PATRIBOTS, the  PHHS Robotics Team!  They scored well at the San... Continue Reading >