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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LibrariesTransformSD

Libraries Transform SD LibrariesTransformSD is a coalition between the San Diego Public Library Foundation, Friends of San Diego Public Library, the City of San Diego Public Library Commission, and a community of library supporters dedicated to strengthening The San Diego Public Library System by advocating for the resources necessary to sustain our beloved community libraries.  Libraries are facing unprecedented budget cuts.  Please take action to support the SDPL system by contacting Mayor Gloria and City Council members, and asking them to support the following... Continue Reading >

Be a FRIEND—MEMBERSHIP Counts!

SCFOL annually donates to the San Carlos Branch Library.  Memberships, donations and our monthly used book sales (we were only able to have three in 2020 due to COVID-19, and remain on hiatus until further notice) are SCFOL's primary revenue sources. Friends' memberships and donations are tax deductible as a charitable contributions.  INDIVIDUAL LIFE Memberships are only $250. Join at this level to have your name added to the current  year's Honor Wall plaque which is on display in... Continue Reading >

SDPL Virtual Event Calendar

There are many VIRTUAL EVENTS that have been scheduled.  See the SDPL Virtual Branch Event Calendar for upcoming virtual events.  Activities that are open to a  limited  number of  Virtual Attendees require you to register; they have a pen in the upper right side of the box.  Click on the event title, scroll down to register. When the Library sponsors or hosts an event it does not constitute an endorsement of the content or the views expressed by the participants. ... Continue Reading >

CREATE a “Postcard to a Better Future”

The Library hosted several great events and activities celebrating this year's One Book, One San Diego selection, They Called Us Enemy by George Takei.  There have been three author events, a "My SD" poster contest, and 1,000 "Paper Cranes for Peace" made (which are now displayed in the Central Library lobby). Another way to participate is to complete a Postcard to a Better Future. Community members can share their views of a better future by answering the prompt, "To promote... Continue Reading >

Submit Your Photos to Special Collections: A Photo Journal of Life During the Pandemic

The Special Collections Department of the San Diego Public Library has a new project titled SNAPSHOT: A Photo Journal of Life During the Pandemic. We are creating an archive of San Diegans’ experiences during the pandemic. You are invited to participate by submitting your photos to the project.  Submit your photos Continue Reading >