San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Book Clubs Category


The library book-club meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday from 12:30-1:30 p.m., in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery.  The current  Book Club Flyer Summer titles are on reserve at the front desk.  Just ask the librarian for a copy and check it out. For more information please call the library at 619-527-3430   Continue Reading >

SCFOL needs new Board Members and Committee Chairpersons.

Who are the San Carlos Friends of the Library?  SCFOL  is a volunteer organization open to everyone in any age-group.  SCFOL is an Affiliate Chapter of  the Friends of the San Diego Public Library, a 501 (c)(3) organization,  currently numbering 250 members.  Fifty volunteers actively support the monthly book sales and 10 serve as SCFOL Officers, Board Members or Committee Chairs. Although the San Carlos Branch Library opened its doors on January 9, 1974, May 15, 1982 marked the first... Continue Reading >

Library Shop

We are open Monday-Saturday Mon/Tues (11:30am-5:30pm) & Wed-Sat (10:30am-5:30pm).Plus we're currently offering $5.95 Flat Visit the Library Shop this season for all your holiday gifts.      The Library Shop is not just a well-curated gift and book 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 SDPL  Foundation.  As the plans for Downtown Central Library were being developed, space was set aside for a Library... 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 >