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

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 >

Call to Serve: Clara E. Breed & the Japanese American Incarceration

  Visit the Central Library Art Gallery for an exhibition on Clara E. Breed, director of the San Diego Public Library for 42 years. As a public servant, she championed a child's right to read by encouraging international and multicultural collections, undertook an unprecedented expansion of the City's Library system, and most significantly, advocated on behalf of the hundreds of Japanese American families that were incarcerated due to Executive Order 9066. Visit the exhibition to learn more about her activism... Continue Reading >

In-person Do Your Homework @ the Library

DYHL Got Homework? We've got help; click on Do Your Homework @ the Library to sign up for this FREE service.  In-person help at the San Carlos Branch Library, Monday-Thursday,  3-6 pm, for grades K-8. Do you have a student that needs a bit of homework help? The Library offers free virtual homework help six days a week for K-8th graders. Students just need to be prepared with their assignment and the Library's homework coaches will guide them in completing their work.... 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 >

The San Diego Public Library System

San Diego Public Library  will take you to the SDPL website.  There you will find information about the 36 branch libraries in the City of San Diego: their location, hours of operation, and a Calendar of events taking place at the branches or virtually.  Currently, due to COVID-19, 26 branches are open for limited in-Person service, and at four branches you may pick up books on hold using our Contactless Pickup Service.  Clink on e-book collection for books and materials... Continue Reading >