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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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 >

Creating a Legacy of Learning Can Cost You Nothing Today

You can create a legacy of literacy and lifetime learning by including a San Diego Public Library Foundation gift in your will or trust. These gifts are easy to set up, and allow you to make an impact while keeping full use of your assets during your lifetime. Those who make these plans are invited to join the Carnegie Society, which thanks members for their generosity. The Library Foundation is getting ready for the 2018 Carnegie Society Tea and... Continue Reading >

The San Diego Public Library Foundation

History of the Foundation: The San Diego Public Library Foundation was launched in 2002 when a group of motivated and concerned community leaders joined to focus their energy and attention on providing private support to build an outstanding library system in San Diego. Since then, strong volunteer leadership has allowed the Foundation to raise more than $50 million in private funds to augment and support library programs, collections and services. Foundation support has been central to: Expanding collections throughout the system; Providing Sunday hours at certain locations; Building new... Continue Reading >

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