San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

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JUNE 10: Annual FSDPL Meeting

  Join the friends of the San Diego Public Library on June 10, 9:30-noon, at the San Diego Central Library @ Joan ? Irwin Jacobs Common's Shiley Suite, 9th Floor. To see all of the details including program specifics and speakers, click on FSDPL Annual Meeting Invitation 6.10.23  Keynote speaker this year is Deanna Mackey, General Manager, KPBS. All Friends are invited.  Please RSVP  ASAP to the Friends’ office.  Email: [email protected] or Phone: (619) 542-1724 This year's Honored SCFOL Volunteers, who will be... Continue Reading >

Juneteenth Holiday: Libraries are CLOSED

  Juneteenth marks June 19, 1865, when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, to take control of the state and ensure that all enslaved people be freed. Their arrival came two and a half years after the January 1, 1863 effective date of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. The 13th Amendment, passed in December, 1865,  formally abolished slavery in the United States. Juneteenth honors the end to slavery in the United States and is considered the longest-running African American holiday. On... Continue Reading >

JULY 24: SRP-“One Voice, Many Friends” Ventriloquism Show

  Monday, July 24, 3:00-3:45 Award-winning ventriloquist Marc Griffiths is here! Audiences say Marc’s shows are different because there is an inspirational message under all the fun. In a new show full of big puppets and exciting magic, Marc tells a feel-good story the whole family will enjoy. Be sure to join us! Click Here One Voice Many Friends Ventriloquism Marc Griffiths July 2023 Continue Reading >

AUGUST 14: SRP- Literature Comes to Life

Monday, August 14: 3:00-3:45   Join us for a special storytime in which the children help act out the story! To wrap up our summer reading program, we are presenting the classic fairy tale Goldilocks and the Three Bears, by James Marshall. Kids will love becoming storybook characters and participating in this interactive event! All ages.  Click Here: Lit Comes to Life August 2023 Continue Reading >