San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Library Foundation Category

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 >

Library Foundation’s 2017 Report

The Library Foundation’s 2017 Annual Report details stories of endless possibilities Library Foundation donors make possible. Donor support helps minds grow and allows the Library to invest in new readers, create vibrant cultural and civic centers, ensure academic and career success and develop the virtual library. Thank you. Visit here to view a PDF version of the report. Visit here to make a year-end gift which will have twice the impact with a match from the Lily Lai Foundation. Continue Reading >

2016 Foundation Annual Report

The 2016 Annual Report for the San Diego Public Library Foundation is now available.  Read about the growing impact the San Diego Library system has on our San Diego Communities. The number of children attending the Summer Reading Program has nearly doubled since 2011; our libraries are the region's top provider of free educational and cultural programs serving 455,700 people (double since 2010); 730,000 have a San Diego Public Library card (up 13 % in 6 years); e-Circulation is up... Continue Reading >