San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

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Youth Special Events

Saturday, September 17, 1-2:30 pm: Pinata Workshop  ( all ages) Registration required: call 619-527-3430. Families are invited to join us for an afternoon of arty fun in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month! In this workshop, kids will practice working with papier mâché, and will then decorate their own piñata to take home with them.    Wednesday, November 9, 4-5 pm: Literature Comes to Life (all ages) Registration required: call 619-527-3430. Audience members are invited to participate in the telling of an original folktale!... Continue Reading >


This rendition of the new San Carlos Branch library is currently appearing on the sign on the corner of Golfcrest and Jackson.  It was created by the Domusstudio Architects.  They are the design architects for the new library.  Their latest concept is similar to the one shown: a one story 25,000 sq. ft. building covering both the current and corner lots, with approximately seventy parking spaces split between the upper current lot and under the building on the corner lot. ... Continue Reading >

San Carlos Library History

January 9, 2014, will be the 40th Anniversary of the opening of the San Carlos Branch Library in San Diego, CA.  We are planning a year-long celebration with many activities. We are hoping to engage the Navajo Community in joining us in these events.  To this end, we are actively seeking those who were living in the area when the library was being built.  Tell us some stories.  Does anyone have pictures of the ribbon cutting ceremony?  Who was our City Councilperson... Continue Reading >