San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Branch History Category

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 >

David Ege Reviews 2022 @ SCBL

The SCFOL Board would like to thank our San Carlos Branch Library's outstanding staff, led by Managing Librarian David Ege, for keeping the Community engaged in all that our libraries have to offer during the last 3 years of COVID.  Although life may never return to pre-COVID ways, we have all learned how to move forward invoking new and better methods. David Ege's report describes the reopening, reinstated, and new programs which became available in 2022. ·         January 2022   Brought... Continue Reading >

Librarian Albert Elguira Retires

Albert Elguira, another favorite librarian, is retiring October 4, 2022.  Albert, an expert chess player, has been encouraging San Carlos youngsters to learn and improve their chess skills at our Chess Club which meets 2nd & 4th Tuesdays from 5-7 pm.  He oversaw the Club's championship competition in Summer of 2022. We wish him fun travels and fun times in his retirement, but hope he will be able to continue to play lots of chess at the San Carlos Branch.... Continue Reading >

Who WON Battle of the Genres?

Over the course of the summer, 1104 ballots were cast. The SCBL winner of the Battle of the Genres was … Adventure. It was a close top-two showdown between Adventure and Graphic Novels, but Adventure edged out Graphic Novels by a hair. What is a genre?  Throughout the summer (June 1-August 31) kids were asked to cast their vote for their  favorite genre. YSL Ms. Erin, chose 16 subjects (genre) for kids to choose from.  Categories included adventure, animals, sports, mystery,... Continue Reading >

2022 Summer Reading Program

We just received the official numbers for the 2022 SRP;  the San Carlos Branch had 1013 registrants and 621 finishers! Registration for the 2022 Summer Reading Program ends August 31. You must have registered and completed your reading log/activity sheet in order to be eligible for prizes.  Prizes will be given out until mid-September or as long as the supply lasts . Readers of ALL ages can join us to Read beyond the Beaten Path.  Complete a combination of 10 books, hours,... Continue Reading >