San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Book Sales Category

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

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.  Some hardbacks sell for only $1.00.  This is our way of thanking Friends' Members for their support of the San Carlos Branch Library. There's lots... Continue Reading >

December 2, 9:30-3:00: SCFOL Used Book Sale

THANK YOU for your support of SCFOL.  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 and programs for all age groups. We accept only CASH or CHECKS  at all SCFOL Used Book Sales.  Other payment... 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 >

March, 2014: $400,000 Landmark Book Sale

Despite the rain, 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 1, 2014, was a time for celebration. Since 1993, under the tutelage of Jim Shield, the SCFOL Monthly first Saturday Used Book Sales had cumulatively sold over 1M books and raised $400, 000.  When the announcement  was made, cheers rang out congratulating SCFOL Book sale volunteers.  Then the library and Book Sale patrons enjoyed the celebratory cake cut by SCFOL Book Sale Chair Ron McFee, SCFOL President Judy Williams, and Ways & Means... Continue Reading >

Used Book Donation Guidelines

  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 volunteers, we are able to donate approximately $20,000 annually to our branch... Continue Reading >