San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Book Sales Category

LIBRARY BRANCH CLOSURES: corona virus update

Dear Friends—Yes, we are still here to keep you updated on Library News. There will be no April Used Book Sale, and all 36 branch libraries will remain closed until further notice. Click on Corona Virus to see the latest corona virus information & updates for the City of San Diego. I have attached Misty Jones' (our SDPL Director) recent Newsletter to our website to inform you of the latest San Diego Public Library services available to you during our STAY AT... Continue Reading >

April: CANCELED Friends of the Library-Members-only Used Book PRE-Sale

Membership Benefit: Most hard back books purchased at Friday Pre-sales are now only  $1.  Sign up to become or renew your SCFOL Membership at our Book Sales.  From 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. on the Friday afternoon before  our First Saturday of the month Used Book Sales, in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery of the  San Carlos Branch Library,  Friends of the Library MEMBERS ONLY will be able to purchase fiction and media materials. This is our way of... Continue Reading >

April CANCELED: SCFOL Used Book Sale

The biggest and best used book sale is at the San Carlos Branch Library on the first Saturday OF EVERY MONTH, from 9:30-3:00.    Fiction can be found in the Community Room, non-fiction books are outside. Every month, approximately 500-600 boxes, containing about 20-25 books each (that's 10,000-15,000 titles), are available for your  reading  pleasure. In 2016, we offered about about 100,000 titles during the year. Every month, 50% of the  fiction titles and 60% of the non-fiction are first... Continue Reading >

Special Happenings @ the Library Shop

  Greetings Matchbook Story Contest entrants!  We’ve announced the winning story on our website:  LibraryShop/short story  Thanks again for entering.  Next time you are at the Central Library please stop by for a complimentary book of matches from the Library Shop.  Volume 4 of our contest opens for submissions on October 1st, 2020.   The Library Shop is a non-profit book & gift store located in the courtyard of the Downtown Central Library sponsored by the FSDPL and the SDP Library ... Continue Reading >

Used Book Donation Guidelines

We love to have your gently used book donations. Without them, we would not be able to hold our Monthly First Saturday Used Book Sales, the proceeds of which are donated to the San Carlos Branch Library to purchase new books, equipment, and programs. With your donations and the 3000 hours annually donated by our volunteers, we are able to donate approximately $23,000.00 annually to our branch library.  Because of your generous donations, we are able to monthly, offer between... Continue Reading >