San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

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JANUARY 1-31: Winter Reading Challenge

The SDPL's Winter Reading Challenge (WRC) is  Read for a Better World.  It is a program for readers of all ages that runs throughout January and encourages readers of all ages to explore diversity empathy, and action through literature. Read a combination of 5 books, hours or Read for a Better World activities to claim your prizes.  2022 WRC Reading Log & Prizes. Sign-ups begin January 1st.  SIGN-up Click on Reading Log & Finisher Prizes  Prizes include: Free pass+guest for Japanese Friendship Garden San Diego PLUS San... Continue Reading >

CHESS Club @ San Carlos Branch

  In-person Chess for all ages will meet on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays from 5:00-7:00 p.m., at the San Carlos Branch Library.  Space is limited. Chess dates Jan-April Are you the next Judith Polgar or the next Beth Harmon? Can you dethrone Magnus Carlsen and become the Chess World champion? Or do your simply want to enhance your memory and prevent Alzheimer's?  Did you know that playing chess can improve logical thinking skills and increase math ability?  This is a great... Continue Reading >

Discover & Go with the Library

 Visit San Diego attractions for free with the Library's Discover & Go program. The program offers family day passes to several of San Diego's biggest attractions, including the New Children's Museum, Museum of Us, The San Diego Museum of Art, Children's Discovery Museum, and Skateworld! Passes can be reserved online, in-person, or over the phone with a valid library card.  Reserve your pass now Continue Reading >

Winter/Spring Concert Series @ the Central Library

 The Central Library is pleased to announce upcoming concerts in the 2022 Winter/Spring Concert Series! This free series kicks off on Tuesday, January 25 with a trio featuring Peter Sprague on guitar. From renowned local artists to international ensembles on tour, the Concert Series will host exceptional performances of works by classical and contemporary composers and much more. Learn more Continue Reading >