San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Adult Programs Category

2023-SRP Roundup

  The 2023 summer vacation period was shorter than most, as local schools started the 23-24 school year earlier.  However, the San Carlos Branch Library still had 1116 patrons register for the annual Summer Reading Program.  Of those participating, 768 met their reading goals and collected their prizes.  Congratulations and keep on reading! There were 8 family-friendly-special summer programs offered at the San Carlos Branch too.  Over 710 kids and adults joined in the fun . Continue Reading >

New Database Available

  Have you held on to that old radio, TV, or other device but it needs some fixing in order to work properly?  If you could just find the manual you know you could fix it?! A new Database is now available online with your SDPL card. SAMS Photofacts offers schematics for small consumer electronics, including radios, TVs, stereos, and VCRs from 1946 to present. The online resource includes diagrams, instructions, and data for the repair technician. LEARN MORE here, and... 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 >