San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Adult Programs Category

Speakers & OASIS Programs

  December 21, 2-3 pm: – Speaker – OASIS presents “Genealogy: Be An Ancestor Detective”  Description: Have you always wondered what information is available on the Internet about your family? How much do you really know about your family? Now is the time to find the answers to questions about your ancestors: where they lived, how they lived, how they came to the U.S. and lots more. Knowing your ancestors is knowing yourself. The class will cover how and where... Continue Reading >

Special Happenings @ the Library Shop

The Library Shop is a non-profit book & gift store located in the courtyard of the Downtown Central Library sponsored by the FSDPL and the SDP Library  Foundation.   The Library Shop's ever-popular/infamous PRIZE WHEEL makes it's semi-annual return for Small Business Saturday, AKA Indies First, all day Saturday, November 24th.  Spend $25 and take a spin to win fabulous prizes, discounts and Library Shop Gift Cards, plus any purchase gives you the choice of a free paperback off our cart of Advanced Reading Copies-... Continue Reading >


 2019 Author Schedule  Friday, January 25, 2-3 pm: Patrick L. Abbott, author of Geology, Mission Trails Park, is a native San Diegan, and graduate of Herbert Hoover High School.  He earned his M.A. and PhD. degrees in geology at The University of Texas at Austin, and became a well loved, favorite, and long time geology professor at San Diego State University.  This book takes us through 126 million years of our park's geological history.  Other books penned by Abbott include, The Rise and Fall of San Diego, ... Continue Reading >

Calling All Local Authors: Submit Your Work for the Local Author Showcase

    If you live in San Diego and published a book in 2018, the Library wants to celebrate your accomplishment at the 53rd Annual San Diego County Local Author Showcase. The Local Author Program highlights the intellectual and creative accomplishments of writers in the San Diego region, with the aim of bringing exposure to local talent and nurturing the pursuit of the writing arts in San Diego. Be sure to submit your book by the November 26 deadline. Learn More Continue Reading >

LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: What We’re Reading

Have you always wanted to join a book club, but didn't know how, or they all met at locations too far from your home?  Then this is for you! Designed with an open format, the library book-club meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month from 12:30-2:00 p.m., in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery.  We will include a variety of books; each one to be chosen by club members. Wanting the club to be more than simply reading and discussing, our hope is... Continue Reading >