San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Adult Programs Category

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.  To find out more about the Library Shop, their hours of operation, monthly special events, speakers, books and materials, go to  Library Shop  or call the Library Shop at 619-236-5802. Greetings Old Friends! It's Been Too Long! We’ve spent the last sixty days hunkered down in the Library Shop’s Fun Bunker planning what is going... Continue Reading >


     July 26, 2-3 p.m.:  Jean Guerrero, author of "CRUX-- a Cross-Border Memoir," is the winner of the PEN/FUSION Emerging Writers prize. She is an Emmy-winning investigative immigration reporter for KPBS in San Diego; she contributes to NPR, PBS, PRI’s The World and other public media. Months before Trump’s family separations captured national attention, her reporting about the practice was cited by a Congressional inquiry. She started her career at the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires as a correspondent in Mexico City, trekking... Continue Reading >

JULY: Can you find Waldo @ 36 Branch Libraries?

He’s back!  For the third year in a row, for the entire month of July, Waldo will be hiding inside all 36* branches of the San Diego Public Library System!  Can you find him?  Pick up your official passport at any San Diego Branch Public Library or the Library Shop inside the Central Library and see how many you can find.  For each Waldo located you’ll receive a stamp in your passport and that branch’s collectible button.  Each branch has... Continue Reading >

Schedule of Speakers & OASIS Programs

July 19, 2-3 p.m. Speaker: Molly Wilkinson, Brain Development Imaging Lab "The Aging Brain" Program Description:  How does the brain change as we get older? Come find out from San Diego State University brain imaging scientists. Learn about how normal aging affects your thinking and memory, or what factors make your cognition decline. We will go over aging and some disorders or diseases that occur AND some things you can do to keep your brain healthy longer. Click on Background: The... 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 >