San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Branch History Category

Congratulations: Summer Reading Program Update

Congratulations to all of our 2019 Summer Reading Program participants.  This year, 460 out of 746 San Carlos Branch patrons who registered for the Summer Reading Program, completed their goals.  This compares to 303 out of 547 in 2018.  WAY TO GO!  And keep on reading throughout the year.  Attendance at the Wednesday Special Summer Event programs totaled 967.  That's up from 768 last year. The San Carlos Staff and SCFOL appreciate your participation and hope all enjoyed the programs. ... Continue Reading >

AUGUST 24: San Diego Festival of Books

August 24, 10 sm - 5 pm Liberty Station Pt. Loma 2641 Truxtun Rd. Celebrate San Diego’s vibrant reading community and join thousands of local readers, writers and word lovers at The San Diego Union-Tribune Festival of Books.  The Festival of Books connects San Diego area readers, booksellers, authors and businesses around their common love of the written word.  Jeff Light, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of the San Diego Union-Tribune, and Tom Karlo, General Manager of KPBS, will kick off the sessions by introducing... Continue Reading >

In Memory of Judy McCarty

In Loving Memory of Judy McCarty. June 4, 1940-March 3, 2019. 7th District City Council Representative, 1985-2000. President, San Carlos Friends of the Library, 2009-2011. San Carlos, The San Carlos Friends of the Library, and the City of San Diego lost a great lady and friend this week with the passing of Judy McCarty. Acting as the community's project Chairperson, McCarty was instrumental in the creation of Mission Trails Regional Park when Larry Stirling was the 7th district... Continue Reading >

Robots Seize the Day

2019's Robotics Showcase Extravaganza was an awe-inspiring success. Teams with great names like Creator Critters, Dailard Elementary Mechanical Dolphins, Dapper Robo-Noodles, Magnolia Science Academy NextGen and MagnoBricks, Wizalos, Cajon Park B1nary Drag0ns, Crescendo, Lakeside Middle Broncobots and Patrick Henry High Patribots, all showed off the robots that they designed, built, and what they can do. These are definitely the next generation of inventors. 285 people in total attended the Robotics Extravaganza which was held in the lower parking... Continue Reading >

Welcome Olga Castellanos

We wish a warm welcome to Olga Castellanos; she is our new part-time, Library Assistant 3. Castellanos has worked for the San Diego Public Library system for 29 years serving in the South Bay. Olga says, " I enjoy hiking and spending time with my husband of 30 years and with my 10-year-old son, both named David.  I am excited about working and serving the community at the San Carlos Branch Library." Continue Reading >