San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

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Do You Have Books “ON HOLD?” Contactless Pickup Service is now Available

Want to know how and where to pick up you currently "ON HOLD" books and how to place new books 'ON HOLD?" To learn all about the SDPL Contactless Pickup Service, including locations, hours, and Step-by-Step procedure, please click HERE, May 26th – Patrons with outstanding holds may begin picking up these materials at designated outdoor Pickup Service locations.June 1st – Patrons may begin placing holds to pick up at designated outdoor Pickup Service locations.If you no longer want... Continue Reading >

May 22, 2020: Library Closure Frequently Asked Questions

Click HERE to have all of these questions answered. My materials are overdue, but I can’t return them. Will I be charged/billed? My materials are due while the Library is closed. What do I do? Can I place holds for materials? I have holds to pick up. Will I still be able to pick them up? What happens to holds while you are closed? Do you offer curbside pick up? Can I download eBooks/eAudio? Do I need a library card to download? Can I apply for a library... Continue Reading >

A Message from the Library Director Misty Jones

As San Diego Public Librariesclosed following California and San Diego County Public Health guidance, I wanted to share some new program offerings and a few operational updates.I continue to support the city's Operation Shelter to Home effort at the Convention Center. I look forward to regular updates about the work of the Library's amazing staff. They are continually and creatively delivering needed programs and services, just a few of which are detailed below. I am also grateful to all the... Continue Reading >

Library Update:May 10, 2020

Libraries Transform SD Thank You, Dear Library Supporters Thank you! Library advocates made their voices heard loud and clear and let City Council know how crucial library services are to San Diego. At Tuesday's Budget Review Committee hearing of the library budget, more than 47 library advocates called in and 59 submitted online comments asking for no more cuts. Additionally, more than 170 advocates submitted emails directly to Councilmembers at've made a difference. Councilmembers were unanimous in their support of libraries and a majority... Continue Reading >