San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Book Sales Category

September 30: Friends Members-only: SCFOL Pre-Used-Book-Sale

From 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. on the day before  the SCFOL First Saturday of the month Used Book Sales,  current members of the Friends of the Library will be able to purchase fiction books and media materials in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery of the  San Carlos Branch Library.  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 more elbow room to... Continue Reading >

October 1, 9:30-3:00: SCFOL Used Book Sale

THANK YOU for your support!  We need your gently used  book donations and your patronage at the book sales. For the next few months, please look for volunteers collecting signatures needed to get the Libraries & Parks for ALL initiative on the 2024 ballot.  Book sale funds purchase books, programs and equipment for the San Carlos Branch Library.  Our Book Sales are the primary source of these funds, but SCFOL Memberships and your donations also add to our buying... 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 >

Welcome Back SCFOL Volunteers

We are excited to welcome back our SCFOL volunteers who make our monthly USED BOOK SALES possible.  THANK YOU! Please contact SCFOL Volunteer Sue Dennis  if you have questions or would like to become an active SCFOL/Book Sale volunteer.  Leave your name and contact information at the library, ATTENTION: Sue Dennis, SCFOL Volunteers     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. TO APPLY: Think you can help?  Please leave your name and contact information at the library, ATTENTION: Sue Dennis, SCFOL Volunteer Chair.  BRING A... Continue Reading >