San Carlos Branch Library
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San Carlos Branch Library
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San Diego, CA 92119

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MAY 24: Author Stephen Hager

  Join us on Friday, May 23, 2-3 pm in the Winer Family Community Room & Art gallery of the San Carlos Branch Library to hear author Stephen Hager, President of the Pacific Southwest Railway Museum Association (PSRMA). In the rail preservation world, you may only have one chance to save a historic locomotive from being scrapped and lost to history.  The PSRMA knew that had to act quickly when the North County Transit District announced that it would be... Continue Reading >

APRIL 26: Author Jim Kempton

 Join local author Jim Kempton at the SCBL, April 26, 2-3 pm, as he tells us about the details of his latest book, Women on Waves. Kempton is the award-winning former editor-in-chief of  Surfer magazine and is the current President of the California Surf Museum.  His new book brings readers a captivating cultural history of surfing with a focus on women and how they have made their mark on the sport and our wider culture.  Filled with phenomenal athletic performance, breakthrough female achievements, and plenty of... 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 >

2022–One Book, One San Diego Selections Announced

One Book, One San Diego has announced the selections for the 2022 region-wide read: “The Vanishing Half” by Brit Bennett has been chosen for adult readers; “The Magic Fish” written and illustrated by Trung Le Nguyen for teens and tweens; and “We Are Water Protectors” by Carole Lindstrom and illustrated by Michaela Goade for children. Continue Reading >

Digital Resource Spotlight: NoveList Plus

Need to learn about that new literary genre? Or build a book display? Teach with books? NoveList Plus includes resources and inspiration at your fingertips. NoveList Plus is a database of book recommendations for all ages. It offers recommendations for titles, authors, and series, as well as audiobooks. Find it on the eLibrary page under Books & Literature. Continue Reading >