San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

new SCBL Updates Category

OCTOBER, 2022: New Branch Library Update

The fences are down, remediation is complete, and the lot on the corner of Golfcrest and Jackson has been resurfaced.  The lot is now available for purchase by the City of San Diego as the site of the new San Carlos Branch Library.  Thirty years ago, the Library Commission acknowledged that the present SCBL was inadequate for the Community's needs, and on July 10, 1995, our City Councilmember Judy McCarty and SCFOL President Jack Winer, were instrumental in securing... Continue Reading >

MAY-JUNE, 2022: New Branch Library Update

In May, our City Councilmember Raul Campillo notified SCFOL that a "No Further Action" letter  from the Water Quality Control Board, regarding the Golfcrest & Jackson corner lot, had been sent to the property owners and received by the City of San Diego. JUNE: From the Office of Councilmember Raul A. Campillo City of San Diego, Seventh District "Councilmember Campillo was able to secure $1.5 million to fully fund the design phase for the (new San Carlos Branch Library) project as part of... Continue Reading >

April, 2022: New SCBL update from Raul Campillo

Our  7th District City Councilmember Raul Campillo has been closely following the completion of the mitigation of the Jackson and Golfcrest corner lot, and  working to keep the City on track toward the lot's purchase which will then allow for the building of a new San Carlos Branch Library on that site.  In Campillo's April Newsletter, he updated his San Carlos constituents on the status of the project, and has graciously approved the article to be reproduced in its entirety... Continue Reading >

FEBRUARY, 2022: The Fence is gone

  The chain link fence erected in January around the Jackson and Golfcrest corner lot has been removed. This hopefully indicates that the remediation equipment has been removed, and the remediation company can submit its final report to the Water Quality Control Board.   If the WQCB agrees that remediation is complete, this will allow them to issue a "No Further Action" certificate for the property.     Continue Reading >