San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

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SD Libraries & Parks Improvement Act Initiative

Each San Diego neighborhood deserves a quality library & park. Libraries and parks are essential to safe, strong, and thriving communities.  For many neighborhoods, these assets have been long neglected with reports showing our parks need $200 million to meet basic safety standards and our libraries need $50 million in maintenance. Sufficient Initiative Petition signatures  for the Libraries & Parks Improvement Act  must be collected in order for the initiative to be placed on the 2024 ballot. Watch for signature collectors at the... Continue Reading >

Library Shop: Upcoming Events

The Library Shop is not just a well-curated gift and book shop.  It's also another great way to support your Branch Library and the entire SDPL system.  All proceeds help to fund the Library programs you've read about in this newsletter. Shop online. BROUSE OUR INVENTORY,  or visit us in person — the Shop is open Monday - Saturday from 11 am to 6 pm in the downtown Central Library @ Joan ? Irwin Jacobs Common. $5.95 Flat Rate Shipping... Continue Reading >

Thank You:: Help Students Get the Homework Help They Need

Dear Library Advocate, Thanks to your advocacy efforts, we received good news on June 8, that a majority of Councilmembers called for new library investments in the FY23 May revised city budget.  Read More Library Advocates, Call to Action: Many San Diego students, K-12, rely on the SDPL's "Do Your Homework at the Library" tutors to help them with their homework and improve their grades.  Read HERE why the program is in need of your help to prevent the discontinuation... Continue Reading >

SRP Wrap-up

  The SRP 2021 Stats are in!  In summary, we had 15,986 participants (up 21% from 2020) and 10,238 Finishers (up 27% from 2020).  Our Community Read-a-Thon final number came in at 261,188.  Thanks to the SDPL Foundation   for sponsoring and donating $10,000 to youth programming and to all who encouraged your patrons to keep reading to help reach this goal. Continue Reading >