San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Book Sales Category

DECEMBER 4, 9:30-3:00: SCFOL Used Book Sales are back

It's BACK! SCFOL Monthly Book Sale on DECEMBER 4, is OUTSIDE ONLY.  Daily, you can also purchase books from the bookcases located just inside the library's left entrance, and CDs and media which are located inside the back of the Community room. The December 4 Book Sale will be JUST LIKE pre-COVID, but Outdoors only. At least 9 well stocked tables will be filled with a range of subjects and titles for all age groups.  The next First Saturday Used book... Continue Reading >

Library Shop: DECEMBER

  The Library Shop is back to in-person shopping at the San Diego Central Library @ Joan ^ Irwin Jacobs Common, Monday through Saturday, 11 am to 6 pm. The Library Shop's proceeds support the entire San Diego Public Library System.  Browse Our Inventory   DECEMBER 1:  Author Daniel James Brown Presenting Facing the Mountain #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Daniel James Brown (The Boys in the Boat, The Indifferent Stars Above, and Under a Flaming Sky) joins us virtually to... Continue Reading >

Used Book Donation Guidelines

We hope to resume acceptiong your book donations in early 2022. AT THIS TIME, DURING THE CORONA VIRUS-19 SHUTDOWN, WE ARE NOT ABLE TO ACCEPT YOUR GENTLY USED BOOK DONATIONS. PLEASE HOLD ONTO THOSE BOOKS THOUGH. AS WE WILL DEFINITELY NEED THEM WHEN THE LIBRARIES REOPEN. 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... Continue Reading >

2021: One-Book, One- San Diego

  The wait is over! KPBS and their community partners are excited to announce the 2021, One Book, One San Diego selections.  The choices focus on disability civil rights, experiences and inclusion. - “Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist” by Judith Heumann and Kristen Joiner (Adult reader category) - “All the Way to the Top” by Annette Bay Pimentel and illustrated by Nabi Ali with foreword by Jennifer Keelan-Chaffins (Kids category) - “When Stars Are Scattered” by Victoria Jamieson... Continue Reading >

Meet Our Book Sale Manager: Ron McFee

  COMICS: A literary form read world-wide, was first introduced to the American public in 1842. But not until 1934, with the publication of the first comic books and the 1938 introduction of Superman, did the Golden Age of Comics begin. As a youngster, Ron McFee, our Used Book Sale co-manager, became hooked on comic books. He describes himself as, “A natural book worm," and says, " I loved the picture and story combinations found in comic books.” He credits... Continue Reading >