San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

San Carlos Branch Library
619-527-3430
7265 Jackson Dr
San Diego, CA 92119

Book Clubs Category

LIBRARY BRANCH CLOSURES: corona virus update

Dear Friends—Yes, we are still here to keep you updated on Library News. There will be no April Used Book Sale, and all 36 branch libraries will remain closed until further notice. Click on Corona Virus to see the latest corona virus information & updates for the City of San Diego. I have attached Misty Jones' (our SDPL Director) recent Newsletter to our website to inform you of the latest San Diego Public Library services available to you during our STAY AT... Continue Reading >

Special Happenings @ the Library Shop

  Greetings Matchbook Story Contest entrants!  We’ve announced the winning story on our website:  LibraryShop/short story  Thanks again for entering.  Next time you are at the Central Library please stop by for a complimentary book of matches from the Library Shop.  Volume 4 of our contest opens for submissions on October 1st, 2020.   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 ... 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... Continue Reading >

Introducing the 2019 One-Book-One-San-Diego Titles for Adults, Teens, and Kids

One Book, One San Diego is our region's premier literary program, presented in partnership between KPBS and over 80 public libraries, service organizations and educational institutions. Now in its 13th year, the purpose is to bring our community closer together through the shared experience of reading and discussing the same book. See https://www.kpbs.org/one-book/ The 2019 ADULT OBOSD selection, The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai, is a novel of friendship and redemption in the face of tragedy.In 1985, Yale Tishman, the development... Continue Reading >

THURSDAYS @ 10:00: FREE e-Reader Clinics

Are you still at a loss as to all of the things that your e-Reader can do?  On Thursdays from 10:00 to 11:00, the San Carlos Branch Library offers a FREE walk-in e-Reader Clinic to help you use your e-Reader. Click on e-Reader collection for more information about what books the San Diego Public Library system offers patrons for their e-Reader use. Continue Reading >