San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Adult Programs Category

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 >


 Friday, July 27, 2-3 pm: Author Elizabeth Cobbs, The Hamilton Affair. "Set against the dramatic backdrop of the American Revolution, and featuring a cast of legendary characters, Cobbs' best selling book,  The Hamilton Affair, tells the sweeping, tumultuous, true story of Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler, from passionate and tender beginnings to his fateful duel on the banks of the Hudson River." Click on Author Elizabeth Cobbs With an American History PhD from Stanford University, Elizabeth Cobbs books have won numerous... 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 Friends of the San Diego Public Library and the San Diego Public Library Foundation. JULY 31 is the last day to turn in your Where's WALDO Passport!   SPEND MONEY, GET STORE CREDITS Your purchases at the Library Shop at the downtown Central Library have always helped support the 36 branches of the San Diego Public Library System, but now they... Continue Reading >

JULY: Can you find Waldo @ 36 Branch Libraries?

  For the entire month of July, all 36 branches of the San Diego Public Library will have a Waldo hiding somewhere inside their branch. Can you find all 36 Waldos?  Here’s how it works: Pick up a passport at your local branch and take it with you on your search. Have each branch’s librarian stamp your passport when you find their Waldo.  The librarian will also give you a BUTTON representing that branch.  At the end of your hunt,... Continue Reading >

Summer Reading Program: June 1-August 1, 2018

The Summer Reading Program (SRP) encourages families to read and stay curious over the summer break.  This year's SRP runs from June 1 to August 1; prizes must be picked up by August 31.  How to sign up, record your reading, and information about prizes, can be found  on the San Diego Public Library's website. As part of the SRP, the San Carlos Branch Library offers special-family-friendly-for-all-ages programs on Wednesdays from June 20 thru August 15 @ 2:30 p.m.  Most... Continue Reading >