San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Branch History Category

May 7: Free Comic Book Day

  Saturday May 7, is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY at the San Carlos Branch library. Come in any time from 9:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. to pick up your free comic book while the supply lasts. We are giving away 2 different comics (see attached) and 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 # handy.     For a number of years, our Book Sale Chair, Ron... Continue Reading >

APRIL 9: ROBOTICS Showcase Extravaganza

Our 4th, In-person ROBOTICS Showcase Extravaganza, co-sponsored by the San Carlos Branch Library and the Henry Cluster STEMM Foundation, will be held on Saturday, April 9th, 10 am - 1 pm, in the San Carlos Branch Library's Lower Parking Lot.  Additional interactive STEM activities will be happening in the library's Winer Family Community Room. The public is invited to join us in this FREE, super fun event. Robotics teams help young people develop skills in engineering, coding and construction. Local robotics teams... Continue Reading >

CONGRATULATIONS to Winter Reading Challenge participants

The SDPL's  January, 2022 Winter Reading Challenge (WRC) was  Read for a Better World. This annual program was for readers of all ages thtat encouraged readers  to explore diversity empathy, and action through literature. This year, there were 7853 Participants and 6175 Finishers!  That is a 78% completion rate! CONGRATULATIONS! Last year we had 6,827 participants and 4192 Finishers (61% completion rate) and our program ran for 2 months instead of the usual one month.   Continue Reading >

SCBL 2021 Wrap-up with Managing Librarian, David Ege

  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 continued to be a year that would challenge the ingenuity of our Library staff.  At the ZOOM November 17, 2021 annual SCFOL General Membership meeting, SCBL Managing Librarian, David Ege, gave us an update on the status of our new SCBL and reviewed how his staff was able to rise to the COVID-19  challenge. Below is the outline of his presentation. ·         Saturday, March 14, 2020 – Last Day open to the public ·         Monday,... Continue Reading >

SRP Wrap-up

  The SRP 2021 Stats are in!  In summary, we had 15,986 participants (up 21% from 2020) and 10,238 Finishers (up 27% from 2020).  Our Community Read-a-Thon final number came in at 261,188.  Thanks to the SDPL Foundation   for sponsoring and donating $10,000 to youth programming and to all who encouraged your patrons to keep reading to help reach this goal. Continue Reading >