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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JULY 9: Libraries & Parks 4 All

Each San Diego neighborhood deserves a quality library & park. 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 meet basic safety standards and our libraries need $50 million in maintenance. The Library and Park Investment Act of 2024 is a community-led citizen's initiative to provide a guaranteed, local funding source through a modest parcel fee capped at one acre.  The measure is projected to... Continue Reading >

Thank You:: Help Students Get the Homework Help They Need

Dear Library Advocate, Thanks to your advocacy efforts, we received good news on June 8, that a majority of Councilmembers called for new library investments in the FY23 May revised city budget.  Read More Library Advocates, Call to Action: Many San Diego students, K-12, rely on the SDPL's "Do Your Homework at the Library" tutors to help them with their homework and improve their grades.  Read HERE why the program is in need of your help to prevent the discontinuation... Continue Reading >

July 1: Friends Members-only: SCFOL Pre-Used-Book-Sale

From 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. on the day before  the SCFOL First Saturday of the month Used Book Sales,  current members of the Friends of the Library will be able to purchase fiction books and media materials in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery of the  San Carlos Branch Library.  Some hardbacks sell for only $1.00.  This is our way of thanking Friends Members for their support of the San Carlos Branch Library. There's lots more elbow room to... Continue Reading >

MAY 14: 43rd Annual Meeting of Friends of San Diego Public Library (FSDPL)

 This year, the Annual General Membership Meeting of the FSDPL will be held virtually on May 14 from 10:00 - noon.  Members from all SDPL Friends chapters are invited to join in. The Friends of the San Diego Public Library Annual Meeting will include Board elections plus exciting Library and Friends updates by speakers you won't want to miss!   To join us in this virtual meeting, please REGISTER before May 6. Click on MEETING AGENDA to learn more. Continue Reading >