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

Special Happenings @ the Library Shop

Submit Your 2019 Matchbook Story Contest HERE Before November 15th!!! Calling all writers! We’re taking submissions for our 3rd annual Matchbook Story Contest! Stories must be about 50 words or less—short enough to fit on the inside of a matchbook cover. The winner will receive a $50 Gift Card to the Library Shop, 50 copies of the printed matchbook, publication in the SDPL e-newsletter, and a limited exhibition of your Matchbook Story in the Hervey Family Rare Book Room. The... 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 >

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 and discussing, our hope is... 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 >