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

Explore San Diego & California

CA State Library Park Pass* Discover & Go Nature Backpack San Diego Public Library encourages library users to get out and explore the great outdoors and other iconic sites. Because everyone deserves to enjoy our sites, the library is proud to offer SDPL card holders access to a variety of programs, resources and materials. *PARK PASS: With a library card, patrons may reserve a pass and have it sent to any San Diego Public Library location by calling their local library... Continue Reading >

FREE SEEDS @ SDPL

  Free seeds are now available at all open San Diego Public Libraries.  Grow healthy food for yourself and others.  Seeds include melons, carrots, cilantro, and more! Check out vegetable gardening books to learn more. This is a wonderful way to connect with your library, nature, and the people in your community. Visit your library today to get your free seeds.  Seeds include melons, carrots, cilantro, and more! Check out vegetable gardening books to learn more. This is a wonderful way... Continue Reading >

SDPL Virtual Hub

The San Diego Public Library Virtual Hub is a Facebook group where Library Staff and partnering organizations offer daily virtual programs for all ages including: read alouds, crafts & DIY, book-talks, and more! Access to our library buildings is very limited, but the fun never stops in our virtual club. Join and get access to our growing collection of videos and resources. SDPL Virtual Hub SDPL's Virtual Hub has won The Best of San Diego 2020 in San Diego Magazine. Continue Reading >

Digital Resource Spotlight: NoveList Plus

Need to learn about that new literary genre? Or build a book display? Teach with books? NoveList Plus includes resources and inspiration at your fingertips. NoveList Plus is a database of book recommendations for all ages. It offers recommendations for titles, authors, and series, as well as audiobooks. Find it on the eLibrary page under Books & Literature. Continue Reading >

Digital Resource Spotlight: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS

Access National Geographic Kids for free with your San Diego Public Library card. Nat Geo Kids includes the complete run of the magazine from 2009 to the present, as well as books, videos, and images. High-quality informational texts are available for primary, upper elementary, and middle school English language arts, social studies, and science classrooms. Find it on the Library's eLibrary page, under the "Kids and Teens Homework Help" section.  LEARN MORE Continue Reading >