San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Member News Category

There will be NO Friends Members-only SCFOL Pre-Used-Book-Sale due to the Caesar Chaves Holiday occurring the day before the April 1st, first-Saturday used book sale

Remember: Annual SCFOL Memberships must  be renewed every January 1st; you may join or renew SCFOL  memberships at the Book Sales. Membership envelopes are always available at the library and completed ones may be given to a Librarian. Please  completely fill out the required information in order to receive your card and e-mail Newsletters.  It's also an opportunity to let us know if you would like to become a SCFOL Volunteer. From 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. on the day before  the... Continue Reading >


WHERE: San Carlos Branch Library WHEN: During the week to sort donated books and/or on the first Saturday of every month, for 2-3 hours from 9:00 am, until all of the non-purchased items are boxed up and put away. Many hands will make the job go faster. QUALIFICATIONS: A love of libraries, books, and people.  A strong back helps too.  We would love to have some young people join us. We would be happy to write college letters of recommendations for teen... Continue Reading >

We Welcome New SCFOL Volunteers

We welcome all SCFOL members to consider volunteering and assisting us in making our monthly USED BOOK SALES bigger and better than ever. Revenue from SCFOL book sales is the major source of funds needed to purchase books, programs and equipment for our branch library. Contact SCFOL Volunteer Chair Sue Dennis at [email protected] for details on how to become a SCFOL/Book Sale volunteer. We especially need younger folks and we would be happy to write recommendation letters for your college... Continue Reading >

SD Libraries & Parks Improvement Act Initiative

Each San Diego neighborhood deserves a quality library & park. Spread the word!  Final two weeks to qualify Libraries & Park for All for the 2024 ballot!   We must submit signatures to the City Clerk's office by December 14th for verification. We need your help to get us across the finish line!   Libraries and parks are essential to safe, strong, and thriving communities.  For many neighborhoods, these assets have been long neglected with reports showing our parks need $200 million to... Continue Reading >

DECEMBER, 2022: New Branch Library Update

  Our guest speaker for the 2022 SCFOL General Membership meeting held on November 16, at the San Carlos Branch Library, was Robert Cronk, Deputy Director, SDPL, Public Services. We thank him for stepping in at the last minute for Deputy Director Raul Gudino,to update us on the latest information concerning our long awaited new San Carlos Branch to be located across the present and corner lot of Jackson and Golfcrest.  Here is his summary of his very informational talk. 1.       Property... Continue Reading >