San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Branch History Category

ROBOTS are Awesome

The Robotics Showcase Extravaganza 2022 was a wonderful success!  We had 186 people at the event.  Thank you to our teams and participants: First Lego League (FLL), 50899 Mechanical Meatloaf, 50739 Garage Engineers. First Tech Challenge (FTC), 37377 Dapper RoboNoodles,  14129 Wizalos, 4216 Rise of Hephaestus, 8097 Botcats First Robotics Competition (FRC), 4738 Patribots AguirreTech – Recreational Drone Pilot Thank you to our sponsors HC STEMM Foundation and the San Carlos Friends of the Library. If you weren't there, here is what you missed: ... Continue Reading >

APRIL Activities @ San Carlos Branch Library

  LIBRARY HOURS: Monday & Tuesdays: 11:30 am - 8:00 pm;   Wednesday thru Saturday: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm. The library is now open at 100% occupancy, and water fountains are open. In-Person programs available from the San Carlos Branch include: KIDS Crafts: 2nd & 4th Mondays 3:30-4:30: Ages 3-11.  We supply the materials; a different craft each week; stop by anytime. DETAILS Family Storytime @ the San Carlos Community Garden: 2nd Saturdays | 11:00–11:30 a.m.  DETAILS Do Your Homework @ the LIbrary: Monday-Thursday, 3:00-6:00 pm: In-Person for... Continue Reading >

May 7: Free Comic Book Day

  Saturday May 7, 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. We are giving away 2 different comics (see attached) and 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 # handy.     For a number of years, our Book Sale Chair, Ron... Continue Reading >

APRIL 9: ROBOTICS Showcase Extravaganza

Our 4th, In-person ROBOTICS Showcase Extravaganza, co-sponsored by the San Carlos Branch Library and the Henry Cluster STEMM Foundation, will be held on Saturday, April 9th, 10 am - 1 pm, in the San Carlos Branch Library's Lower Parking Lot.  Additional interactive STEM activities will be happening in the library's Winer Family Community Room. The public is invited to join us in this FREE, super fun event. Robotics teams help young people develop skills in engineering, coding and construction. Local robotics teams... Continue Reading >

CONGRATULATIONS to Winter Reading Challenge participants

The SDPL's  January, 2022 Winter Reading Challenge (WRC) was  Read for a Better World. This annual program was for readers of all ages thtat encouraged readers  to explore diversity empathy, and action through literature. This year, there were 7853 Participants and 6175 Finishers!  That is a 78% completion rate! CONGRATULATIONS! Last year we had 6,827 participants and 4192 Finishers (61% completion rate) and our program ran for 2 months instead of the usual one month.   Continue Reading >