San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Just for Fun Category

JULY 2-31: “Where’s Odi?” Scavenger Hunt @ All Library Locations

 During July, the library's mascot, Odi the Coyote, is hiding inside every branch of the San Diego Public Library.  If you find Odi at the San Carlos Branch Library,  you can collect the button designed by 7 year old William F. Woods, a student at Green Elementary.  William was a scavenger hunt participant last year, and this year is the winner of our button design contest. William really loves art at school and enjoys Cowles Mountain a lot too,... Continue Reading >

Adult 3 month Calendar

  Click Adult Programs Trifold June Aug_2024 to discover all of the programs available to adults at the San Carlos Branch Library.  Some programs  are weekly (fitness and crafts) or  monthly ( book clubs, book sales, artist receptions or community meetings) recurring events. Some are special events such as Speakers, Authors, or OASIS talks.  Join us, and spread the word that our library is a wonderful place to be.  CORRECTION:  SCFOL meets monthly on the 2nd Wednesday at 4 p.m.... Continue Reading >


Friday, June 21, 2-3 p.m., Andrew Gonzales from LIVE WELL San Diego will teach us strategies for fall prevention in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery of the San Carlos Branch Library. Click June Speaker Live Well SD Have you or a loved one slipped or fallen recently?  One in four  older adults fall each year, and as we get older, our risk of experiencing a fall increases. Learn how to get up from a fall, and... Continue Reading >

What is OASIS?

OASIS is a national educational organization dedicated to enriching the lives of adults age 50 and older through lifelong learning, active lifestyles, and service  They offer programs in the arts, humanities, health and wellness, technology and volunteer service. Programs presented at the San Carlos Library are fully underwritten by SCFOL and are FREE to the public–if you register at the library. You may also register on line at OASIS. Registered participants will be seated before walk-ins. If there is an... Continue Reading >

JUNE 1-AUGUST 31: Summer Reading Program

Read, Renew, Repeat during the Summer Reading Program! People of all ages are encouraged to participate in this conservation-focused event aimed at protecting, maintaining, and restoring the city's diverse habitats, ecosystems, wildlife, and natural resources. Complete a combination of 10 books, hours of reading or activities to claim your prizes. For more details, click Summer Children's Events 2024. Click REGISTRATION  to get started on your summer reading fun. Continue Reading >