San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Book Sales Category

May 31,1-3 pm: SCFOL Pre-Used-Book-Sale for Friends Members-only

JOIN SCFOL at the Sale and BUY BOOKS!  This is another great way to support the library and meet other Friends.  On the day before  the first Saturday of the month SCFOL Used Book Sales, current members of the Friends of the Library are invited to purchase fiction books and media materials in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery. Current author hardbacks sell for  the best price in town.  This is our way of thanking Friends' Members... Continue Reading >

June 1,, 9:30-3:00: SCFOL Used Book Sale

THANK YOU for your support of SCFOL.  There will be a minor price increase starting with the May sale...see below.  We are still among the lowest prices anywhere. We need your gently used  book donations and your patronage at the Used Book Sales. Revenue from the SCFOL Used Book Sales is our primary funding source, but  SCFOL Memberships and your donations also add to the funds that the Friends donate to the Branch, allowing  the Library to purchase new materials, equipment... Continue Reading >

SCFOL needs new Board Members and Committee Chairpersons.

Who are the San Carlos Friends of the Library?  SCFOL  is a volunteer organization open to everyone in any age-group.  SCFOL is an Affiliate Chapter of  the Friends of the San Diego Public Library, a 501 (c)(3) organization,  currently numbering 250 members.  Fifty volunteers actively support the monthly book sales and 10 serve as SCFOL Officers, Board Members or Committee Chairs. Although the San Carlos Branch Library opened its doors on January 9, 1974, May 15, 1982 marked the first... Continue Reading >

Used Book Donation Guidelines

Have you finished reading those holiday book presents?  Think of SCFOL!    We thank you for your gently used book donations. Please read the book donation guidelines below. Without  your book donations, 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. Because of your book donations and purchases, plus the many hours annually donated by our... Continue Reading >


WHERE: San Carlos Branch Library WHEN: During the week to sort donated books and/or on the first Saturday of every month, for 2-3 hours from 9:00 am, until all of the non-purchased items are boxed up and put away. Many hands will make the job go faster. QUALIFICATIONS: A love of libraries, books, and people.  A strong back helps too.  We would love to have some young people join us. We would be happy to write college letters of recommendations for teen... Continue Reading >