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

My SD Poster Contest Winners

 Congratulations to 3rd place winner of the My SD Neighborhood Poster Contest, Eloisa Bordador, from San Carlos. Her entry is pictured here.  In September, the Friends of the San Diego Public Library sponsored this program in the spirit of celebrating KPBS' 2020 One Book, One San Diego title selection "They Called Us Enemy" by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott, and Harmony Becker. All San Diegans were called upon to create a poster that best interpreted their ideas on community... 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 >

LIBRARY CLOSURES: COVID-19 update

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 https://211sandiego.org/ 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 >

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 >