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

MAY, 2020: Special Happenings @ the Library Shop

Don't Call it a Comeback! Guilt Free Shopping is now Touch-Free Shopping! Though we're still closed to in-person shopping our entire inventory is now available to browse and order online at our revamped website! We're also offering free, touchless local delivery compliments of everyone's favorite Shop clerk, Jeff, to ANYWHERE IN SAN DIEGO* within 2 business days of your order or $4.95 Flat Rate Shipping via USPS. Best of all, proceeds from your purchase help support the San Diego Public Library system. We're also proud to let you know that... Continue Reading >

LIBRARY BRANCH CLOSURES: corona virus update

Dear Friends—Yes, we are still here to keep you updated on Library News. There will be no 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.  Important helpful information during this crisis may also be found at https://211sandiego.org/ I have attached Misty Jones Library Connections (our SDPL Director) recent Newsletter to our website to inform you of the... Continue Reading >

MAY: 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 >

MAY: 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 >

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 >