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

Digital Resource Spotlight: PressReader

  Your library card now provides access to a new online newspaper resource! PressReader offers the latest issues of the San Diego Union-Tribune,  the Los Angeles Times, and thousands of other newspapers and magazines, including titles from around the globe in a wide range of languages. Access PressReader today on your computer, via the mobile app, or click  on eReader and then  go down the page and open "Magazines & Newspapers", and click on Pressreader.  You will need your Library  Card... Continue Reading >

Library Cards for Digital Access

The Library is offering a new Digital Library Card. If you don't currently have a Library Card, you can now sign up for a Digital Library Card to access eLibrary resources. With a Digital Library Card you can download digital materials (such as ebooks, eaudiobooks and digital magazines), use electronic databases, take online classes, and much more. Customers may convert their digital library card into a permanent physical library card by contacting any of the Pickup Service Locations. Apply for a Digital Library Card... Continue Reading >

2021: One-Book, One- San Diego

  The wait is over! KPBS and their community partners are excited to announce the 2021, One Book, One San Diego selections.  The choices focus on disability civil rights, experiences and inclusion. - “Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist” by Judith Heumann and Kristen Joiner (Adult reader category) - “All the Way to the Top” by Annette Bay Pimentel and illustrated by Nabi Ali with foreword by Jennifer Keelan-Chaffins (Kids category) - “When Stars Are Scattered” by Victoria Jamieson... Continue Reading >

2020 One-Book-One San Diego Selections

  One Book, One San Diego is our region's premier literary program, presented in partnership between KPBS and over 80 public libraries, service organizations and educational institutions. Now in its 14th year, the purpose is to bring our community closer together through the shared experience of reading and discussing the same book. Each year, One Book, One San Diego features a literary work for adults, young adults, kids, and Spanish language readers. For adult readers, Spanish readers and young adult readers; this year’s selection... Continue Reading >

Introducing the 2019 One-Book-One-San-Diego Titles for Adults, Teens, and Kids

One Book, One San Diego is our region's premier literary program, presented in partnership between KPBS and over 80 public libraries, service organizations and educational institutions. Now in its 13th year, the purpose is to bring our community closer together through the shared experience of reading and discussing the same book. See https://www.kpbs.org/one-book/ The 2019 ADULT OBOSD selection, The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai, is a novel of friendship and redemption in the face of tragedy.In 1985, Yale Tishman, the development... Continue Reading >