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

To All Library Supporters: Help Fight Additional Cuts

Libraries Transform SD Dear Library Supporter,April 27, 2020: As we shared last week, the City of San Diego is facing significant financial challenges due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Only a week after submitting his proposed budget on April 15, the Mayor announced the City will need to identify an additional $50 million in cuts. Despite an already 13% reduction in the library department’s budget, which will include the elimination of Sunday and Monday hours and the closure of the Mountain View/Beckwourth Library, department staff... Continue Reading >

Save the Date: October 12, 2019

6th Annual CELEBRATION UNDER THE DOME OCTOBER 12, 2019 Event attendees help the San Diiego Library Foundation support programs that transform the lives of San Diegans at all 36 public libraries. Join Event Chairs Patti Roscoe and Marlee Ehrenfeld and over 400 philanthropic San Diegans for an evening of entertainment, extraordinary cuisine and craft cocktails paired with experiences that illustrate firsthand the Library’s life-enriching programs. Claim your EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION before August 15. For tickets click on Under the... Continue Reading >

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 >

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 >

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 >