San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

SCFOL Chapter History Category

SCFOL General Membership Meeting

  This year’s Annual SCFOL General Membership Meeting will be held Wednesday, November 16, 4:00-5:30 pm, in the San Carlos Branch Library's Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery. The meeting’s agenda will include: Branch updates by David Ege, Managing Librarian. A City representative will be in attendance to provide an update about the new building project. SCFOL updates by President Joan Hayes and Treasurer Jerry Hotz Presentation & approval of Slate of nominees for the San Carlos Friends of the... Continue Reading >


We are sad to report the passing of Jim Shields on September 25, 2022. Memorial Services will be held Saturday, October 15, 11:00 am, at Fletcher Hills Presbyterian Church.  Jim and his family were fundamental to the organization and growth of the SCFOL Monthly Used Book Sales. He will be missed by SCFOL.  Our condolences are sent to his Family and Friends. JIM SHIELDS RESIGNS AS BOOK SALE CHAIR (2012) Since 1992, Jim Shields, along with his wife, Pat, organized, recruited, and... Continue Reading >

Navajo Area Community Get-together Wrap-up

 On Tuesday, July 19, 2022, seven groups representing the Navajo Area Community met at the  San Carlos Branch Library. Representatives from each  group presented a short talk explaining the history, goals and objectives of the group, and how locals can become more involved with them. Community Groups presenting included: San Carlos Friends of the Library (SCFOL), San Carlos Area Council (SCAC), San Carlos Community Gardens,  Henry Cluster STEMM Foundation (HCSTEMM), Friends of Del Cerro, Grantville-Allied Gardens Kiwanis Club, and... Continue Reading >

4th of JULY @ Lake Murray

On the 4th of July,  SDPLs are closed, but  SCFOL invites you to join us at the Lake Murray Fireworks and MusicFest  to enjoy Fun, Friends, Food, Bands and Fireworks.  The Festival runs from 11 am to 9 pm, followed by fireworks. SCFOL volunteers will staff a booth for several hours mid-day to answer your questions. The proposed exterior and interior designs for the new library will be  available and we'll share our up-to-date information on its progress. Learn how... Continue Reading >

NOVEMBER 17, 4:00-5:30: Annual SCFOL General Membership Meeting

Get the latest news about the San Carlos Branch.  This year's Annual SCFOL General Membership Meeting will be a ZOOM meeting.  SCFOL Members wishing to participate must email [email protected]  by November 14 to receive the ZOOM link. Annual Chapter General Membership meetings are required by the FSDPL and SCFOL By-Laws.  The meeting's itinerary includes: Branch update by David Ege, Managing Librarian Friends update by Joan Hayes SCFOL President and Jerry Hotz, Treasurer SCFOL General Membership approval of  SCFOL By-Laws, dated May... Continue Reading >