San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

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SRP Wrap-up

  The SRP 2021 Stats are in!  In summary, we had 15,986 participants (up 21% from 2020) and 10,238 Finishers (up 27% from 2020).  Our Community Read-a-Thon final number came in at 261,188.  Thanks to the SDPL Foundation   for sponsoring and donating $10,000 to youth programming and to all who encouraged your patrons to keep reading to help reach this goal. Continue Reading >

Calling All Authors! 56th Local Author Showcase

 Did you have a book or ebook published in 2021? If the answer is yes, and if you reside in San Diego County, you are invited to participate in the upcoming 56th Annual Local Author Showcase. As the crowning event of the Library's Local Author Program, the showcase offers our published authors an opportunity to present their work to a large audience of readers, publishers, and fellow bibliophiles and residents. Be sure to submit your book by the November 30... Continue Reading >


Become a SCFOL Life Member before October 30, and have your name added to this year's Honor Wall plaque, on display in the Winer Family Community Room and Art Gallery. INDIVIDUAL LIFE Memberships are only $250.  Since SCFOL's founding in 1982, 136 individuals have become SCFOL Life-Members.  We have already welcomed eleven new Life-members in 2021.   SCFOL annually donates funds (matched by the City of San Diego), to support the San Carlos Branch Library. Your SCFOL memberships, donations and used... Continue Reading >

OCTOBER @ San Carlos Branch Library

In-person library service is now available. HOURS of OPERATION: Monday & Tuesdays: 11:30 am - 8:00 pm;   Wednesday thru Saturday: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm.  Closed Sundays. Services include: Computer Usage (2 hours), Printing, Holds Pickup, Reference and Reader's Advisory, Browsing, and Getting/Renewing a Library Card. We are open at 50% building capacity, including employees.  Contactless service is no longer available at branches offering in-person service.  At this time, vaccinated patrons are not required to wear a mask.  Unvaccinated patrons... Continue Reading >