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

Book Clubs Category

MatchBook – Ignite Your Love of Reading!

        Did you just finish reading a book and are not sure what to read next? No problem, WE CAN HELP! Get a personalized list of reading recommendations prepared for you by a San Diego Public Library staff member (one is our own Ms. Erin) with knowledge in multiple subjects. Unlike Amazon or Goodreads, your recommended list will be prepared by people and not by machine algorithms. Be forewarned that some of the choices may be quirky, adventurous, whimsical, or all the... Continue Reading >

2020 One-Book-One San Diego Selections

  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 14th year, the purpose is to bring our community closer together through the shared experience of reading and discussing the same book. Each year, One Book, One San Diego features a literary work for adults, young adults, kids, and Spanish language readers. For adult readers, Spanish readers and young adult readers; this year’s selection... Continue Reading >

Library Cards for Digital Access

The Library is offering a new Digital Library Card. If you don't currently have a Library Card, you can now sign up for a Digital Library Card to access eLibrary resources. With a Digital Library Card you can download digital materials (such as ebooks, eaudiobooks and digital magazines), use electronic databases, take online classes, and much more. Customers may convert their digital library card into a permanent physical library card by contacting any of the Pickup Service Locations. Apply for a Digital Library Card... 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 >

2018’s One Book, One San Diego Selection

 August 25, at the San Diego Union-Tribune sponsored Festival of Books, the 2018, “One Book, One San Diego,” selection was announced.  It is March: Book One.” This graphic memoir is the first of a trilogy,written by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell.   "March: Book One, is a vivid first-hand account of the early life of the Civil Rights icon, John Lewis, including meeting Martin Luther King, Jr. and the birth of the Nashville Student Movement.  John Lewis and other... Continue Reading >