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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Library Master Plan Survey

  Participate in the Library Master Plan Process.  The Library is partnering with the Library Foundation to update the San Diego Public Library Master Plan. The current plan has not been updated since 2002 and is now based on outdated data and assumptions. With support from City Council offices, the Library and Library Foundation are working with nationally recognized library consultant, Group 4 Architecture, Research, and Planning, to develop a long-range vision, framework, and strategy for Library facilities, technology, and... Continue Reading >

MARCH 13 @ 10:30: Annual Friends of San Diego Public Library (FSDPL) General Membership Meeting via ZOOM

  This year, the Annual FSDPL general membership meeting will be held via ZOOM on March 13, from 10:30 - noon.  Members from all SDPL Friends chapters are invited to join in the ZOOM.  Click INVITATION to register before March 5. We need at least 50 voting members present in order to elect the 2021 FSDL Board of Directors.   MEETING AGENDA: Featured speaker Library Director Misty Jones, and updates by Foundation CEO Patrick Stewart, Library Shop Manager Scott Ehrig-Burgess, FSDPL President... Continue Reading >

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 >

Congratulations to our newly elected Library partners

Libraries Transform SD Dear Library Supporter, The LibrariesTransformSD partners congratulate San Diego's Mayor-elect Todd Gloria and the newly-elected City Council on their recent victories. This election season, the Library Foundation, Friends of the Library, and Library Commission met with each Council candidate to discuss the importance of Libraries. Together, we highlighted the continued relevance and success of Library programs, as well as our shared concerns regarding the potential for future budget reductions. We were thrilled and impressed by each individual's commitment to supporting our Libraries. In... Continue Reading >