San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Book Clubs Category

The Rebellious Miss Breed: SDPL and the Japanese American Incarceration

This fall, the Library is hosting a variety of programs reflecting on Japanese American experiences during and post-World War II, exploring themes of social justice, activism, and the power of the written word. CLICK HERE to learn more about this SDPL project and to REGISTER for the upcoming programs (all age groups) that will be presented  September 2021 - January 2022, covering "The Rebellious Miss Breed and the Japanese American Incarcerations." Don't miss the compelling in-person interview on October 2... 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 >

2021: One-Book, One- San Diego

  The wait is over! KPBS and their community partners are excited to announce the 2021, One Book, One San Diego selections.  The choices focus on disability civil rights, experiences and inclusion. - “Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist” by Judith Heumann and Kristen Joiner (Adult reader category) - “All the Way to the Top” by Annette Bay Pimentel and illustrated by Nabi Ali with foreword by Jennifer Keelan-Chaffins (Kids category) - “When Stars Are Scattered” by Victoria Jamieson... 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 >