San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Available Titles Category

JULY-NEW Titles Available at the San Carlos Branch Library

Our librarians make every effort to keep our branch library filled with the books you want to read.  Each month, books which have not been checked out for many a day or are outdated or in poor condition, are removed from circulation and replaced with new volumes for your reading pleasure. Click on  New Adult Titles-January - July  to see the list of the newest books for Adults that have been added to the San Carlos Branch Library's collection, and for... Continue Reading >

2020 Short Story Winners

Winners of the Library's 2020 Short Story Contest have been announced. Part of the Local Authors Program, the contest shines a light on talented local writers. This year's winners are: 1st Place: “Right Now”, by Carl Snow2nd Place: “Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White”, by David Hogan3rd Place: “Shackled to the Basement Wall”, by Cheyanne NelsonHonorable Mention: “Brilliant Blaze”, by Maddy Cowee Thank you to our Short Story Contest judges for their investment of time and talent. Visit HERE to read the winning stories and hear virtual... Continue Reading >


Each month, the San Carlos Branch Library leases newly published books direct from the Publishers.  This special book collection  includes both adult titles and the latest youth titles too. The EXPRESS book collection has RED labels on their spines. The adult books can be found against the back wall to your immediate right when you enter the library via its main entrance.  The children's collection may be found on the left side of the library directly opposite and facing the circulation desk. We... Continue Reading >

Farewell to Overdue Fines

Overdue Materials Policy: Beginning July 1, 2018, the San Diego Public Library is no longer charging users a daily overdue fee for items returned late. Under this new policy, items can be checked out for their standard loan period and, if eligible, renewed up to five times. Library cardholders are responsible for returning or renewing items to prevent their library card from being blocked or barred. Here are some important numbers to remember when checking out Library materials  under the new... Continue Reading >