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

OCTOBER 14: The Library Shop Reopens

Welcome to the Library Shop’s new and ever-changing version of ‘normal’ and Happy Halloween! The Shop is now open for in-person, socially distanced browsing every Friday and Saturday, from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm & 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm. We’re limiting visits to 20 minutes and capacity to two customers at a time or one household/family. And if that doesn’t work for you, you can shop our complete inventory 24/7 at our website where we still offer a flat... Continue Reading >

LIBRARY CLOSURES: COVID-19 update

Dear Friends—Yes, we are still here to keep you updated on Library News. 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/ We will continue  to provide updates as they become available. SCFOL thanks all who have continued to send in their annual membership renewals, joined for the first time, or sent in their special donations. We wish the... 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 >

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

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 Branch Library to purchase new books, equipment, and programs. With... Continue Reading >