San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Branch History Category

Robotics Extravaganza 2023 Follow-up

  Are Robots awesome? You bet! On April 15, 2023, the SCBL held its 5th Robotics Extravaganza.  Over 287 people attended the show brought to you by the efforts of the San Carlos Branch Library's Managing Librarian, David Ege, 10 Navajo Robotics teams (75 team members were present), and the Fire Department' Bomb Squad.  The event was sponsored by the San Carlos Friends of the Library and the Henry Cluster STEMM Foundation. We thank all who attended to make this... Continue Reading >

Mayor’s Proposed 2024 Budget does NOT Include the San Carlos Branch Library

  Your help is needed!   Show your support for a new SCBL.  We received this information from Councilmember Raul Campillo’s office.  He asked that it be shared with the Community so that we could take action to show its support for a new San Carlos Branch Library.  The efforts for and the promise of a new branch have been ongoing for over 30 years. January, 2024 will mark the 50th Anniversary of this branch. From the office of Councilmember Raul Campillo: "I... Continue Reading >

MAY 6: Free Comic Book Day!

  Saturday May 6, is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY !  Visit any City of San Diego Public Library and receive a FREE comic book. At the San Carlos Branch,  come in any time from 9:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. to pick up your free comic book while the supply lasts. A Kids comic craft will be available too. You can read Comic books for FREE anytime by clicking on COMICS PLUS!  Have your SDPL card # and password  handy.  Click on FCBD... Continue Reading >

Robotics Showcase Extravaganza, 2023

 Saturday, April 15, 10 am - 1 pm, the robots are retuning to the San Carlos Branch Library.  Teams from local schools and the San Carlos neighborhood will display and explain their robotic creations in the library's lower parking lot at the corner of Jackson & Golfcrest.  From 11 am - 1 pm, there will be an interactive youth robot craft available in the Library' Community Room. Congratulations to the PATRIBOTS, the  PHHS Robotics Team!  They scored well at the San... Continue Reading >

JANUARY 28, 3-4 pm: Your Library-Your Voice

Saturday, in person at the San Carlos Branch, join in the discussion about your future SCBL.  This is your chance to share your ideas with Library Director Misty Jones, the Library Foundation SD, and Branch Manager David Ege.  2022 Library Master Plan Forum   Why now? Together with the Library Foundation SD, the San Diego Public Library is developing a new master plan to provide a long-range vision for library facilities, technology and program investments. We need your input and... Continue Reading >