San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Branch History Category

SD Commission for Arts & Culture

  Saturday, August 17, 1:00-3:00 pm, in the San Carlos Branch Library's Winer family Community Room & Art Gallery, the San Diego Commission for Arts & Culture invites you to share your input and to learn about the proposed artwork created by the Artist team Re:site. Re:site has been commissioned by the City of San Diego to create a permanent, site-specific artwork for the proposed new San Carlos branch Library.  Drop by anytime during this open house.  Refreshments will be provided. ... Continue Reading >

JUNE, 2024: New Branch Library Update, FUNDING SECURED

Many, many THANKS to our SD District 7 Councilperson Raul Campillo for securing, in the  City's Fiscal-Year-2025 budget, $4.7million in funding for the new San Carlos Branch Library. Campillo in his newsletter says, "This $4.7m, together with existing funding that I secured in years past, represents the completed funding necessary to perform design, permitting, and initial construction activities such as removal of hazardous material and contaminated soils.  I’m so proud to deliver this funding for the San Carlos community, but I... Continue Reading >

MAY 18: SCBL Robotics Extravaganza

Saturday, MAY 18, 10 am – 1 pm, the robots are returning to the San Carlos Branch Library. In the library’s lower parking lot at the corner of Jackson & Golfcrest, teams from local schools and the San Carlos neighborhood will display and  explain their robot creations.  Aguirre Tech will also be there demonstrating the action of their drones. Interactive STEM activities and a robot craft will be available in the Community Room. Hopefully the SWAT and bomb squad teams... Continue Reading >

SPEAKER: March 15, Celebrating NOROUZ, the Persian New Year!

 Friday, March 15, 2-3 p.m., the San Carlos Branch Library is celebrating Norouz, the Persian New Year!  We are excited to bring this Persian traditional celebration to the community.  Our verry own staff member, Ms. Shadi, will be speaking about the significance of this holiday and the cultural traditions partaken in to celebrate the beginning of Spring.  Come join us for some fun festivities, which will include live music and delicious Persian treats!  Click on March Speaker Norouz,... Continue Reading >

2023 Updated New SCBL Design

The current updated outside and inside designs of the proposed new San Carlos Branch Library can be seen on the SCFOL website. The new new designs were first revealed to the public at the August 5, 2023, "We bought the Lot" celebration held in the corner lot of Jackson & Golfcrest.  The exterior of the building was designed with the location's surrounding vistas in mind:  Cowles Mountain, Lake Murray, and the Mission Trails Regional Park.  It qualifies as a Gold... Continue Reading >