San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Library Foundation Category

Library Advocates: Your Immediate Help is Needed

  Dear Library Advocate, We have one last chance to make sure that the City Council includes the Library’s priorities in the Fiscal Year 2024 budget.  Councilmember's Final Budget Memos are due *next Friday* (May 26), and it’s vital that they include funding for         8 full-time Youth Service Librarians,          $250,000 to increase the Books and Materials budget, and          $500,000 for a Library-controlled maintenance budget for all of the branch... Continue Reading >

Library Shop

   Visit the Library Shop this season for all your holiday gifts. In-person shoppers save 20% off their entire purchase when they mention this coupon. The Library Shop is open Monday-Saturday (11am-6pm). Plus we're currently offering $5.95 Flat Rate Shipping on all web orders!        Meet our 2022 Match Book Contest Winner: Cindy Chen Congratulations to Cindy Chen, winner of the 2022 Matchbook Story Contest! Cindy's limited-edition matchbook is available for purchase at the Library Shop SD. Her matchbook story will also be... Continue Reading >

Library Master Plan

The San Diego Public Library and the Library Foundation SD are developing a new  MASTER PLAN to provide a long-range vision and strategy for San Diego Public Library facility, technology, and program investments.  If you missed the January 28 meeting with Misty Jones, Patrick Stewart, and David Ege at the San Carlos Branch, you can still give your input. The San Diego Public Library wants to hear what you want for the future of your local library.  Click HERE... Continue Reading >

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 >

SD Libraries & Parks Improvement Act Initiative

Each San Diego neighborhood deserves a quality library & park. Spread the word!  Final two weeks to qualify Libraries & Park for All for the 2024 ballot!   We must submit signatures to the City Clerk's office by December 14th for verification. We need your help to get us across the finish line!   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... Continue Reading >