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

In Memory of Lesley Ann Frazier

Lesley Ann Frazier (June 3, 1941- June 11, 2023)  Lesley and her husband Joe, with their children Sara and Jamie, moved from Phoenix to San Diego in 1980. An avid reader and book club member, Lesley joined SCFOL as a Charter and later as a Life-Member of the San Carlos Friends of the Library; she was our first newsletter editor from 1982-86. Following her retirement in 1997, as the head of human resources for the City of Lemon Grove, Frazier... Continue Reading >

SDPL Digital Collections

  The SDPL Digital Collections allows you to explore unusual and rare materials in the San Diego Public Library's Special Collections. The purpose of the Digital Archive is to highlight and share a selection of the remarkable materials that can be found in the San Diego Public Library's collections. Even as the library moves into the twenty-first century by offering the latest electronic services, from eBooks to instant messaging reference, we remain committed to preserving the artifacts of the past,... Continue Reading >

2022–One Book, One San Diego Selections Announced

One Book, One San Diego has announced the selections for the 2022 region-wide read: “The Vanishing Half” by Brit Bennett has been chosen for adult readers; “The Magic Fish” written and illustrated by Trung Le Nguyen for teens and tweens; and “We Are Water Protectors” by Carole Lindstrom and illustrated by Michaela Goade for children. Continue Reading >

Digital Resource Spotlight: NoveList Plus

Need to learn about that new literary genre? Or build a book display? Teach with books? NoveList Plus includes resources and inspiration at your fingertips. NoveList Plus is a database of book recommendations for all ages. It offers recommendations for titles, authors, and series, as well as audiobooks. Find it on the eLibrary page under Books & Literature. 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 >