San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

San Carlos Branch Library
619-527-3430
7265 Jackson Dr
San Diego, CA 92119

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Grab & Go Kids’ Reads

Do your kids miss reading the library’s paperbacks?  Are you unsure which children’s books to reserve?  Never fear – Grab & Go Kids’ Reads are here!  Visit the San Carlos Library and choose a prepackaged set of five themed books from the easel parked next to our contactless pick-up table.  We will then check the books out to you on the spot!  Rainbow Magic, Goosebumps, My Weird School, I Survived, and more – we've got lots of choices, and we... Continue Reading >

NExT Courses Announced for Fall, 2020 (Virtual Library)

Library NExT (Network of Education x Training) is a series of workshops for elementary, middle and high school students on topics including robotics, circuits, Quest for Space: Heat Experiments on the ISS and 64 + other STEAM subjects. Initially started as a pilot program at six San Diego libraries in 2017, it has expanded to 21 locations in 2020 with plans to be offered at all City of San Diego library locations. This San Diego Public Library program is a collaboration... Continue Reading >

AUGUST-NEW Titles Available at the San Carlos Branch Library

Our librarians make every effort to keep our branch library filled with the books you want to read.  Each month, books which have not been checked out for many a day or are outdated or in poor condition, are removed from circulation and replaced with new volumes for your reading pleasure. Click on  New Adult Titles-January - August  to see the list of new Adult books, and  New Youth-Titles - January - August   to see the newest Youth books that have... Continue Reading >

September 3: REALM Project Test 4 Results are Now Available

  Since the start of the COVIID-19 pandemic, the question arose, "How long would COVID-19 stay viable on a variety of surfaces?" The REALM Project (REopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums) is a scientific project created to give science based answers to this question. On September 3, the REALM Project 4, "published the RESULTS of the fourth of five rounds of Battelle's laboratory testing for COVID-19 on commonly handled materials in archives, libraries and museums. Continue Reading >

September 10 & 24: Grow Your Business During COVID-19

In partnership with the nonprofit San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program, Inc. and the law firm Procopio, the Library is offering legal-focused entrepreneur classes. Learn about which business entity might be right for you on September 10 and best practices for contracts on September 24. Be informed and scale your business for growth this fall! Registration is required.  Continue Reading >