San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Adult Programs Category


The library book club meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery. The current Book Club Flyer Summer titles are on reserve at the front desk.  Just ask the librarian for a copy and check it out. For more information, please call the library at 619-527-3430.   Continue Reading >

SCFOL needs new Board Members and Committee Chairpersons.

Who are the San Carlos Friends of the Library?  SCFOL  is a volunteer organization open to everyone in any age-group.  SCFOL is an Affiliate Chapter of  the Friends of the San Diego Public Library, a 501 (c)(3) organization,  currently numbering 250 members.  Fifty volunteers actively support the monthly book sales and 10 serve as SCFOL Officers, Board Members or Committee Chairs. Although the San Carlos Branch Library opened its doors on January 9, 1974, May 15, 1982 marked the first... Continue Reading >

Library Shop

The Library Shop is open Monday through Saturday. Mon-Tues - 11:30 am - 5:30 pm Wed-Sat - 10:30 am - 5:30 pm It currently offers $5.95 Flat Rate Shipping for web orders.   The Library Shop is not just a well-curated gift and book shop. It is a non-profit book & gift store located in the courtyard of the Downtown Central Library sponsored by the FSDPL & the SDPL Foundation. As the Downtown Central Library was  being planned, space was set aside for a... Continue Reading >

All about ART at the San Carlos Branch Library

Each month, the San Carlos Friends of the Library sponsors artists who show their works in the San Carlos Branch Library's Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery which may be entered through the double doors in the Children's area or the doors just inside the left side entrance to the library. The art takes many forms and is not limited to watercolor, oils or photography.  Admission is FREE to all Art shows and Receptions. A Reception for the Artist is usually held... Continue Reading >

Art Shows & Reception SCHEDULE

   Artist Receptions are held on the 3rd or 4th Saturday of the month, noon-2 p.m., in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery, unless otherwise noted.    MAY 1 - JUNE 3 (Reception 5/25) Ernie Orfila mixed medium; JUNE 5 - JULY 1 (Reception 6/22) Glenn Osga acrylics;  JULY 3 - AUGUST 5 (Reception 7/20) Gwen Small photography; AUGUST 7 - AUGUST 31 (Reception 8/24) Barbara Peterson pastels & Edrie Graffiti watercolors;  SEPTEMBER 4 - SEPTEMBER 30 (Reception 9/21) Terry Naughton illustrator; OCTOBER 2 - NOVEMBER... Continue Reading >