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

August 14: Free Comic Book Day

  Saturday August 14, is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY at the San Carlos branch library. Come in any time from 9:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. to pick up your free comic book while the supply lasts. For a number of years, our Book Sale Chair, Ron McFee, has assisted in the distribution of thousands of comic books to our San Diego Public Libraries for National Free Comic Book Day. IDW Publishing, headquartered in San Diego, is an American publisher of comic books, graphic... Continue Reading >

SCBL 2020 Wrap-up with Managing Librarian, David Ege

The year 2020 has been interesting for all of us. We all had to change and adapt our lifestyles to find a way to manage the new normal in our lives. We adjusted our SCBL service in order to still provide library materials to the community; and we are committed to be a continuous source of opportunity, discovery and inspiration. In February, we held our Robotics Showcase Extravaganza 2020 which was a smashing success that attracted 270 attendees. The Patrick Henry... Continue Reading >

WE MET OUR GOAL! Summer Reading Program, Virtual Edition: Dig Deeper

We Met Our Goal! Summer Reading Program SuccessThanks to your participation, we've met our Summer Reading Program Community Read-A-Thon goal of reading 200,000 books and hours before the end of August! Your reading has made a difference. Thanks to you, the Library Foundation and Intuit will donate $10,000 to support library programs. Visit here to learn how to claim your prizes and here for a special message from Library Director Misty Jones.  Continue Reading >

July 20 Update: San Carlos Branch Library

BOOK RETURNS: Library materials may now be returned by dropping them into the library's right side wall slot, or by depositing them into the book return bins on the left side of the library. Book returns may be made 24 hours/day from Monday at 9:00 a.m. until Friday at 5:30 p.m.. Book return bins will be LOCKED on Fridays at 5:30 p.m., and reopened on Mondays at 9:00 a.m.. Library materials may... Continue Reading >

COMIC-COM @ Home

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 >