San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Book Sales Category

updated-TUESDAYS, MINI-Used Book Sales

  Every Tuesday, 2:30-5:00,  through August, we will continue our MINI-Used Book Sales. The venue will remain the same.  The adult genres will rotate weekly due to the limited space, but there will always be kid's books too. Click on MINI-Book-Sales to see what is available each week.  This is a great time to socialize with neighbors and volunteers. Expected price range is $0.50-1.00 for paperbacks and hardbacks respectively.  Stop by and let the volunteers know what books you are... Continue Reading >

June 11: Library Shop Opens for In-Person Shopping

Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 5 p.m., the Shop will open for full in-person shopping, no restrictions. Just wear a mask WE can't wait to see YOU again!  Over the last year, the Library Shop popped-up curbside at 24 Library branches, dropped bags off at your doorsteps while discovering all the back streets of San Diego, and visited the post office so many times that the storage closet full of bubble wrap is now... Continue Reading >

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have a rich heritage thousands of years old and have both shaped the history of the United States and have had a huge cultural impact here in San Diego. The Library Shop has put together a Shop curated reading list featuring some of the best books of the last few years written by Asian Americans or Pacific Islanders. Check out our curated list and purchase directly from our site and 30% of your purchase... Continue Reading >

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 >


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 >