San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

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MAY, 2020: Special Happenings @ the Library Shop

Don't Call it a Comeback! Guilt Free Shopping is now Touch-Free Shopping! Though we're still closed to in-person shopping our entire inventory is now available to browse and order online at our revamped website! We're also offering free, touchless local delivery compliments of everyone's favorite Shop clerk, Jeff, to ANYWHERE IN SAN DIEGO* within 2 business days of your order or $4.95 Flat Rate Shipping via USPS. Best of all, proceeds from your purchase help support the San Diego Public Library system. We're also proud to let you know that... Continue Reading >

URGENT: Directions for submitting comments to City Council. Subject: Help fight additional library cuts

Libraries Transform SD Dear Library Supporter, Starting tomorrow, April 30, the City Council will convene as the Budget Review Committee to review the Proposed Fiscal Year 2020 Budget.We hope you can submit a comment for the April 30 (6:00 p.m.) and May 5 (9:00 a.m.) meetings of the Budget Review Committee. The full agendas of the Budget Review Committee can be viewed here. Since this is a new process for accepting public comments, below are instructions:To Submit Electronic CommentsTo submit comments electronically visit the... Continue Reading >

To All Library Supporters: Help Fight Additional Cuts

Libraries Transform SD Dear Library Supporter,April 27, 2020: As we shared last week, the City of San Diego is facing significant financial challenges due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Only a week after submitting his proposed budget on April 15, the Mayor announced the City will need to identify an additional $50 million in cuts. Despite an already 13% reduction in the library department’s budget, which will include the elimination of Sunday and Monday hours and the closure of the Mountain View/Beckwourth Library, department staff... Continue Reading >

LIBRARY BRANCH CLOSURES: corona virus update

Dear Friends—Yes, we are still here to keep you updated on Library News. There will be no Used Book Sale and all 36 branch libraries will remain closed until further notice. Click on Corona Virus to see the latest corona virus information & updates for the City of San Diego.  Important helpful information during this crisis may also be found at I have attached Misty Jones Library Connections (our SDPL Director) recent Newsletter to our website to inform you of the... Continue Reading >