San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Special Services Category

Reference Services are Available

Can I call the library for help/reference services?  Yes, library staff can answer phone calls Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Everyday between the hour of 1 - 2 p.m. the library will be closed for mid-day sanitation break.) You may call our general number at 619-236-5800 or your local branch. You may also submit your question via the Library’s website or email us directly at [email protected] with reference questions, questions about services or your account. Light Reference and Reader's Advisory are also available at twelve In-Person... Continue Reading >

Distance Learning Center

For parents and caregivers who are educating their children--either via distance learning or homeschooling--we have curated a list of free, well-established academic resources on a variety of subjects. Resources are broken down first by grade level, and then by subject. Click HERE Continue Reading >

Digital Resource Spotlight: Brainfuse HelpNow

Need homework help, but can't attend a Do Your Homework @ the Library session? Look no further than the Library's free database, Brainfuse HelpNow HelpNow, which provides tutoring for elementary, middle school, high school, college, and even adult education. Expert tutors are on hand to provide live online help or assist with just a quick question. Tutoring is available in English and Spanish. Find Brainfuse HelpNow and other databases on our Library's eLibrary page and sign in with your Library card. Continue Reading >

Limited In-Person Library Services Begin

 The San Carlos Branch Library is NOT INCLUDED in this round of the limited in-person openings.  However, beginning Saturday, October 3, twelve libraries will reopen for limited in-person services. Click HERE to see the list of the branches, hours of operation, limited services available, and visiting guidelines/rules of conduct for library patrons. Continue Reading >

Do Your Homework @ the Library

Got Homework? We've got help! The Do Your Homework @ the Library program is part of Mayor Faulconer's One San Diego plan to re-establish the City's libraries as centers for learning and civic engagement. The program includes: Free access to paid Coaches and caring volunteers who are available to help K-8 students with their homework assignments; Free access to school supplies and materials; and Free access to computers, online research tools, and other digital resources available at the library. Continue Reading >