San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

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Calling All Authors! 56th Local Author Showcase

 Did you have a book or ebook published in 2021? If the answer is yes, and if you reside in San Diego County, you are invited to participate in the upcoming 56th Annual Local Author Showcase. As the crowning event of the Library's Local Author Program, the showcase offers our published authors an opportunity to present their work to a large audience of readers, publishers, and fellow bibliophiles and residents. Be sure to submit your book by the November 30... Continue Reading >

Library Shop: Matchbook Story Contest Starts October 1st

The Library Shop Now Open for In-Person Shopping!  The Library Shop is once again back to in-person shopping at the San Diego Central Library @ Joan ^ Irwin Jacobs Common.  Hours of operation are Monday through Saturday, 11 am to 6 pm. The Library Shop is a well-curated nonprofit book & gift shop catering to librarians, library lovers, literary obsessives and book nerds inside the Downtown Central Library. Proceeds support the entire San Diego Public Library System.  Browse Our Inventory The Library... Continue Reading >

August 21: Festival of Books, 5th annual

  The San Diego Union-Tribune Festival of Books, presented by the University of San Diego, returns for its fifth year on August 21,10 a.m.-5 p.m.  This year's single-day, FREE VIRTUAL EVENT brings together book lovers of all ages, independent book sellers (including the Library Shop), authors, poets, illustrators and local businesses to celebrate the written word. REGISTER HERE for this FREE EVENT.  Click HERE to get to know this year’s award-winning authors.   Continue Reading >

SDPL In-Person & Virtual Event Calendar

There are many daily EVENTS that have been scheduled by the SDPL.  Click on SDPL In-Person & Virtual Event Calendar for upcoming events.  Activities that are open to a  limited  number of  Attendees require you to register. Click on the event title, scroll down to register. When the Library sponsors or hosts an event it does not constitute an endorsement of the content or the views expressed by the participants. Continue Reading >

Calling Authors & Speakers to the San Carlos Branch Library

Are you a local author or community speaker who would like to tell your story?  Each month the SCFOL sponsors  lectures with local authors or community speakers. These talks are FREE and open to the public, cover a large variety of subjects,  take place at different times and on different days in the  San Carlos Branch Library’s Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery. The Community Room may be accessed through the double doors located on the left wall of the... Continue Reading >