San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Branch History Category

The Fiscal Year 2011-2012 in Review:

The San Carlos Friends of the Library would like to THANK YOU, our MEMBERS, VOLUNTEERS, and PATRONS for your support during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012.  Due to everyone’s effort, five hours on Mondays were added to the Branch Libraries’ weekly schedule, with the hope of an additional 3 hours being added to the Monday schedule in September. During this fiscal year, ending June 30, 2012, the San Carlos Friends of the Library donated $34,305 to purchase directly --or in... Continue Reading >


        We would like to thank Julie Donnelly and Thor Hanson, the children of Marita Hanson for their generous donation to SCFOL in memory of their mother, Marita Hanson.  Mrs. Hanson passed away in late November of 2007, at the age of 91.        She was an area resident for over 30 years.  The San Carlos Library was a frequent destination  for her throughout her retirement.  She was an avid reader and a member of SCFOL for some time.  Her passion for... Continue Reading >

JULY, 2007: New San Carlos Branch Library Update

On July 10, 2007, City Councilmember Jim Madaffer hosted a well attended community wide meeting at the San Carlos Library, where architect David Pfeifer, AIA, of Dominy + Associates gave an excellent presentation of the updated plans for the new San Carlos Library to be constructed on the corner of Golfcrest and Jackson. Questions and concerns from the audience were answered by both Mr. Pfeifer and Mr. Madaffer. Mr. Madaffer fielded questions that concerned the timing of the ground breaking for the... Continue Reading >

FEBRUARY, 2007: Advisory Planning Committee Discussed New San Carlos Library Construction Plans

On February 27, 2007, the San Carlos Library Planning Committee met with David Pfeifer, AIA, of the award winning architectural firm of Dominy + Associates, to review the updated plans for the new 25, 000 square foot San Carlos library to be constructed at the corner of Golfcrest and Jackson. The proposed design makes use of the natural landscape, building the new structure on the now vacant corner lot. This will allow our existing library to remain open during most of... Continue Reading >