San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

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April, 2022: New SCBL update from Raul Campillo

Our  7th District City Councilmember Raul Campillo has been closely following the completion of the mitigation of the Jackson and Golfcrest corner lot, and  working to keep the City on track toward the lot's purchase which will then allow for the building of a new San Carlos Branch Library on that site.  In Campillo's April Newsletter, he updated his San Carlos constituents on the status of the project, and has graciously approved the article to be reproduced in its entirety... Continue Reading >

FEBRUARY, 2022: The Fence is gone

  The chain link fence erected in January around the Jackson and Golfcrest corner lot has been removed. This hopefully indicates that the remediation equipment has been removed, and the remediation company can submit its final report to the Water Quality Control Board.   If the WQCB agrees that remediation is complete, this will allow them to issue a "No Further Action" certificate for the property.     Continue Reading >

JANUARY, 2022: What Does the Fence Mean?

  SCFOL promised to keep our community updated with events that affect the building of the new San Carlos Branch Library. So… what does it mean that a fence was erected in January around the Jackson and Golfcrest corner lot adjacent to the Library?  Here is what you need to know: The San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board reported that the lot is clean of contaminants and the remediation process is complete. The remediation company was so informed, and... Continue Reading >

2018: the NEW San Carlos Branch Library update

  The San Carlos Library remains in a hurry up and wait mode.  A request for a “Case Closure” for the project was submitted to the County Department of Environmental Services by the mitigation consultant, Santec.  DES reviewed the comments and has sent a request for addition information.    So we continue to wait for the County Department of Environmental Services to receive further information in hopes it will satisfy their issues and they will be willing to allow the City of... Continue Reading >

2017: the NEW San Carlos Branch updates

FEBRUARY, 2017: The discussion at the Building Committee meeting this month centered on fund raising for the new library. We are anxiously awaiting the written reports on the status of the corner lot. A major fund raising campaign cannot begin until the EPA has given an all clear report to purchase the lot. JANUARY, 2017: The NEW San Carlos Branch Library's design  was presented to the Community by David Pfeifer, AIA, from Domusstudio Architecture, at the Navajo Community Planners' meeting held at... Continue Reading >