San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Book Sales Category

TUESDAYS are MINI-Used Book Sale Days

Come one and all!  Every Tuesday, 2:30-4:30,  through August, we will continue our MINI-Used Book Sales. Adult paperbacks and trade books, as well as kids' books are available every 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 looking for. Watch for our USED BOOK SALE & SCFOL banners on Pop-up Sale days. Tables will be... Continue Reading >

August 14: Free Comic Book Day

  Saturday August 14, is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY at the San Carlos branch library. Come in any time from 9:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. to pick up your free comic book while the supply lasts. For a number of years, our Book Sale Chair, Ron McFee, has assisted in the distribution of thousands of comic books to our San Diego Public Libraries for National Free Comic Book Day. IDW Publishing, headquartered in San Diego, is an American publisher of comic books, graphic... Continue Reading >

July-Library Shop Opens

The Library Shop Now Open for In-Person Shopping! Welcome Back! It’s been too long! The Library Shop is once again back to in-person shopping at the San Diego Central Library @ Joan ? Irwin Jacobs Common. Our Summer Hours going forward are 10 am- 1 pm & 2- 5 pm Monday thru Saturday. We are closed Sundays, in alignment with the Library. We’re also still providing free local delivery to East Village and offering $5.95 flat rate shipping on our website,... 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 >