San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

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Dear Friends—Yes, we are still here to keep you updated on Library News. Click on Corona Virus to see the latest corona virus information & updates for the City of San Diego.  Important helpful information during this crisis may also be found at We will continue  to provide updates as they become available. SCFOL thanks all who have continued to send in their annual membership renewals, joined for the first time, or sent in their special donations. We wish the... Continue Reading >


Comic Conference for Educators and Librarians In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, San Diego Comic-Con has been canceled for the first time in its 50 year history. But fear not, pop culture fans, [email protected] is a front row seat to nearly 400 hours of programming and activities. No need to worry about parking, badges or lines! Pull up your comfiest chair and pick the panels you want to see. For the fifth year, the San Diego Public Library is teaming up with Comic-Con International... Continue Reading >

JULY 3: Are Books Safe from Covid-19?

We are all anxious to return library books that have been collecting dust since March and borrow new ones; but are library and other "used" books safe and free of the Corona-19 virus? The short answer is YES! Research Shows Virus Undetectable on Five Highly Circulated Library Materials After Three days. "As libraries and museums around the country begin to resume operations and reopen to the public, the need for clear information to support the handling of core museum, library, and... Continue Reading >

JULY 6: Library Services Update

  Beginning Monday, July 6, seven additional branches (North University, City Heights, Pacific Beach, Serra Mesa, Skyline Hills, San Carlos and Rancho Peñasquitos) will begin offering curbside pickup of library materials.  ·         Also beginning JULY 6, the BOOK DROPS at all branch libraries will reopen to accept returns of library materials.  The book drops will be open only during the DAYTIME HOURS when staff is on site, MONDAY - FRIDAY, and will be locked at night and on weekends. ·         WiFi will be made available for use... Continue Reading >

June 16: Thank You for Speaking up for Your Library!

Libraries Transform SD Dear Library Supporter, Last week, thanks to your support and advocacy, the San Diego City Council voted to fully restore the Library department budget! The Mayor is expected to sign this budget shortly.This reverses $7 million in proposed cuts and fully restores Library hours across the system instead of the five-day schedule as was proposed. It also returns the Mountain View/Beckwourth Library, which had been slated for permanent closure.Thank you for your help in ensuring this win. The Council heard from... Continue Reading >