San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

San Carlos Branch Library
619-527-3430
7265 Jackson Dr
San Diego, CA 92119

Library Foundation Category

JUNE: Patrick Stewart named as the Library Foundation’s new CEO

We have exciting news to share. On behalf of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees, we are proud to name Patrick Stewart as the Library Foundation’s new CEO. Patrick Stewart Patrick is passionate about creating literate communities, as demonstrated by his nine years of success as Executive Director of Words Alive, the San Diego literacy foundation. He has had a long career in non-profit management here in San Diego, as well as in Washington, DC. Patrick’s leadership ability, strategic planning expertise, capacity-building skills, and... Continue Reading >

City of San Diego Proposed Library Budget for Fiscal Year 2020

Mayor Faulconer has released his Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Proposal and we are pleased to announce that with advocacy efforts of the Friends of the Library, the Library Commission, and the Library Foundation, there were no cuts to library hours or significant service level reductions. We thank Mayor Faulconer for his continued support of the Library! Continue Reading >

SAVE the DATE: 2018 Celebration Under the Dome

Save Saturday, October 13 for the fifth annual Celebration Under the Dome. Don't miss this incredible event--great people, exceptional music and memorable experiences. Your participation strengthens our community by supporting innovative programs in all 36 San Diego Public Libraries. For sponsorship and host committee information, contact Natalie Ganz at 619-238-6643 and to see pictures from 2017's celebration or for more information on this year's celebration, click on Supportmylibrary Honorary Chairs: Joan and Irwin Jacobs  Event Co-chairs: Leslie Devaney and Marlee Ehrenfeld   Continue Reading >

2018’s One Book, One San Diego Selection

 August 25, at the San Diego Union-Tribune sponsored Festival of Books, the 2018, “One Book, One San Diego,” selection was announced.  It is March: Book One.” This graphic memoir is the first of a trilogy,written by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell.   "March: Book One, is a vivid first-hand account of the early life of the Civil Rights icon, John Lewis, including meeting Martin Luther King, Jr. and the birth of the Nashville Student Movement.  John Lewis and other... Continue Reading >

Multiply Your Library Support With A Matching Gift

Your San Diego Public Library Foundation support could be multiplied. Many local companies match employees' charitable giving. Some companies even match gifts made by retirees and spouses. Ask your personnel department about your company's matching program, and double your investment in library programs, materials and technology. For more information, contact Kymberly Mueller at 619-238-6641 or at [email protected] Continue Reading >