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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SEPTEMBER 14: Annual Friends of San Diego Public Library (FSDPL) General Membership Meeting

The Annual Meeting of the Friends of the San Diego Public Library (FSDPL) will be on Saturday, September 14, at the San Diego Central Library @ Joan ^ Irwin Jacobs Common in the Neil Morgan Auditorium.  Registration will open at 9:30 a.m. with a light breakfast available. The actual meeting will run from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Invitations will be mailed to chapter volunteer honorees and Life Members in mid-August.  RSVPs are requested to assist with planning. We are pleased to have... Continue Reading >

September 6,1:30-3:30 pm: Friends of the Library-Members-only Used Book PRE-Sale

Membership Benefit: Hard back books purchased at Friday Pre-sales are now only  $1.  Sign up to become or renew your SCFOL Membership at our Book Sales.  From 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. on the Friday afternoon before  our First Saturday of the month Used Book Sales, in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery of the  San Carlos Branch Library,  Friends of the Library MEMBERS ONLY will be able to purchase fiction and media materials. This is our way of thanking our... Continue Reading >

September 7, 9:30 am- 3:00 pm: SCFOL Used Book Sale

The biggest and best used book sale is at the San Carlos Branch Library on the first Saturday OF EVERY MONTH, from 9:30-3:00.    Fiction can be found in the Community Room, non-fiction books are outside. Every month, approximately 500-600 boxes, containing about 20-25 books each (that's 10,000-15,000 titles), are available for your  reading  pleasure. In 2016, we offered about about 100,000 titles during the year. Every month, 50% of the  fiction titles and 60% of the non-fiction are first... Continue Reading >

Condolences

SCFOL sends its condolences to our SCFOL President, Joan Hayes, on the passing of her husband, Tom. His Memorial Service will be held August 10, at the San Carlos United Methodist Church on Cowles Mountain Blvd. SCFOL sends its condolences to our past SCFOL and FSDPL President, Ann McDonald, on the passing of her husband, Brian.  No services have been scheduled. Continue Reading >

JUNE: Patrick Stewart named as the Library Foundation’s new CEO

We have exciting news to share. On behalf of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees, we are proud to name Patrick Stewart as the Library Foundation’s new CEO. Patrick Stewart Patrick is passionate about creating literate communities, as demonstrated by his nine years of success as Executive Director of Words Alive, the San Diego literacy foundation. He has had a long career in non-profit management here in San Diego, as well as in Washington, DC. Patrick’s leadership ability, strategic planning expertise, capacity-building skills, and... Continue Reading >