San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Just for Fun Category

Learn Bicycle Repair and Maintenance

  The Bike Kitchen provides library users with access to shop-grade bicycle tools, professional assistance, along with hands-on learning opportunities and educational resources. Bike Kitchen Basics: Videos Kate Cowper and Taylor Gill of Hub + Spoke Cycleworks provide instruction for performing minor repairs, basic maintenance, and equipment overhauls on your bicycle. Each video covers tools needed and step-by-step guidance for getting your bike safe and ride ready. This project is supported by the Friends of the Central Library and the U.S. Institute of... Continue Reading >

Bi-weekly Wednesdays @ 10: “Baking with Linda”

“Baking with Linda”  This bi-weekly baking class is an online program.  New Videos will be posted every other Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. on Facebook: San Carlos Library.    Last week, Library Assistant II Linda Dami taught viewers to make Tiramisu! She'll answer your questions too.  Starting with the basics, you will progress through baking different types of breads, pastries, and other goodies twice a month with Linda. Continue Reading >

SDPL Virtual Hub

The San Diego Public Library Virtual Hub is a Facebook group where Library Staff and partnering organizations offer daily virtual programs for all ages including: read alouds, crafts & DIY, booktalks, and more! Access to our library buildings is very limited, but the fun never stops in our virtual club. Join and get access to our growing collection of videos and resources.    SDPL Virtual Hub SDPL's Virtual Hub has won The Best of San Diego 2020 in San Diego Magazine. Continue Reading >

SDPL Virtual Event Calendar

There are many VIRTUAL EVENTS that have been scheduled.  See the SDPL Virtual Branch Event Calendar for upcoming virtual events.  Activities that are open to a  limited  number of  Virtual Attendees require you to register; they have a pen in the upper right side of the box.  Click on the event title, scroll down to register. When the Library sponsors or hosts an event it does not constitute an endorsement of the content or the views expressed by the participants. ... Continue Reading >

CREATE a “Postcard to a Better Future”

The Library hosted several great events and activities celebrating this year's One Book, One San Diego selection, They Called Us Enemy by George Takei.  There have been three author events, a "My SD" poster contest, and 1,000 "Paper Cranes for Peace" made (which are now displayed in the Central Library lobby). Another way to participate is to complete a Postcard to a Better Future. Community members can share their views of a better future by answering the prompt, "To promote... Continue Reading >