San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

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Juneteenth Holiday: Libraries are CLOSED

  Juneteenth marks June 19, 1865, when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, to take control of the state and ensure that all enslaved people be freed. Their arrival came two and a half years after the January 1, 1863 effective date of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. The 13th Amendment, passed in December, 1865,  formally abolished slavery in the United States. Juneteenth honors the end to slavery in the United States and is considered the longest-running African American holiday. On... Continue Reading >

Your CURRENT Library Connections

Library Connections is brought to you by the Library Foundation SD, and the San Diego Public Library. See what's new this month at the Central Library and other Branch Libraries. The San Diego Public Library Foundation is now the Library Foundation SD! Celebrating 20 years of community and innovation. We are the conduit to support the library's life-changing mission. Check out our website and learn how you can support your library , Lifelong Learning at the Library Continue Reading >

JUNE 6: Youth Robotics Team Meeting

  Interest in Robotics is growing! The Henry Cluster STEMM Foundation is hosting a your Robotics team interest meeting at the San Carlos Branch Library, Tuesday, June 6, from 6-7 pm in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery.  Stop by to meet other parents, learn about school and community team formation, supplies, (motors and building kits), internet resources, and see displays of robots by youth participants in different age ranges.  Click on Robotics Team Meeting Continue Reading >

JUNE 1 – AUGUST 31: Summer Reading Program

   Discover your voice during the Summer Reading Program! Complete a combination of 10 books, hours of reading or activities to claim your prizes.  Click on Summer Children's Events San Carlos Branch to see the list of  SPECIAL EVENTS that will be happening at the SCBL on Mondays at 3:00 p.m. starting June 26.  Join us for these family-friendly performances. Experience magic shows, jugglers, ventriloquists, animals, Hullabaloo concerts and my favorite---Literature Comes to Life. SRP sign-up begins June 1st and will last... Continue Reading >

Librarian Assistant Megan Reed leaves SCBL

  Last month, SCBL said good-bye to our much loved Library Assistant Megan Reed.  Megan worked at the San Carlos Branch Library for about eleven years, assisting patrons and staff alike.  Megan was the talented creator of all of those fliers you see every day at the library promoting coming attractions and "what's happing" that day. For six years, kids ages 3-8, had loads of fun and learned a love of creating works of art at Reed's Thursday after-school Process-Focused-Art classes. We... Continue Reading >