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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Central Library Art Gallery: Call to Serve: Clara E. Breed & the Japanese American Incarceration

  Visit the Central Library Art Gallery for an exhibition on Clara E. Breed, director of the San Diego Public Library for 42 years. As a public servant, she championed a child's right to read by encouraging international and multicultural collections, undertook an unprecedented expansion of the City's Library system, and most significantly, advocated on behalf of the hundreds of Japanese American families that were incarcerated due to Executive Order 9066. Visit the exhibition to learn more about her activism... Continue Reading >

Libraries are COOL !

When the weather gets too hot, remember that the San Carlos Branch Library is air conditioned and now open at 50% capacity. Great time to go browsing among the books, choose an intriguing summer read, and lower your body temperature for an hour or two.  At this time, vaccinated patrons are not required to wear a mask.  Unvaccinated patrons are required to wear a mask in a public building. Continue Reading >