San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

San Carlos Branch Library
619-527-3430
7265 Jackson Dr
San Diego, CA 92119

SCFOL Chapter History Category

In Memory of Judy McCarty

In Loving Memory of Judy McCarty. June 4, 1940-March 3, 2019. 7th District City Council Representative, 1985-2000. President, San Carlos Friends of the Library, 2009-2011. San Carlos, The San Carlos Friends of the Library, and the City of San Diego lost a great lady and friend this week with the passing of Judy McCarty. Acting as the community's project Chairperson, McCarty was instrumental in the creation of Mission Trails Regional Park when Larry Stirling was the 7th district... Continue Reading >

FSDPL Celebrates 40 years: Please Join Us:

40 Anniversary Celebration Friends of the San Diego Public Library (FSDPL). Wednesday, April 10, 4-6 p.m. San Carlos Branch Library, Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery. The public is invited to join the San Carlos Friends of the Library in celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Friends of the San Diego Public Library, April 10, 4-6 p.m., in the Winer Family Community Room & Art... Continue Reading >

We Need Your Support to Keep Our Libraries Open

The time of year is rapidly approaching  when the San Diego City Council and Mayor will be submitting their Budget proposals  for the 2019-20 fiscal year, which begins July 1, 2019. Last month, the Library Commission revealed that the San Diego Public Library system is facing a proposed 3% budget cut next fiscal year.  Not wanting to cut programs, we may be see a decrease in the Libraries’ hours of  operation.  As an interested patron of the San Carlos Branch Library and... Continue Reading >

NOVEMBER 14: Annual SCFOL General Membership meeting

MARK YOUR CALENDARS:  The 2018 General Membership meeting  of SCFOL was held on Wednesday, November 14  from 4:00-5:30 p.m., in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery.  This year's super fun keynote speaker was Disney Artist and Illustrator, Terry Naughton, whose  award winning illustrations will be on display in our Art Gallery throughout November. Naughton is a PHHS grad and a San Carlos neighbor.  Read more about Terry at Naughton/Art.  Also on the meeting's agenda was the introduction... Continue Reading >

PRES SEZ: Joan Hayes, 2018-year in review

 2018 has flown by and the San Carlos Friends of the Library (SCFOL) has had another busy year supporting the San Carlos Branch Library.  Branch event attendance continues to increase and we look forward to news about building a larger branch facility. SCFOL personnel changes this year include Bill Bischoff who took over as Volunteer Coordinator from retiring, Lee Ottman.  Bischoff is updating the SCFOL volunteer roster and looking for additional book sale helpers. Another retiree, Author Program Chair Carlene Hemric,... Continue Reading >