San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

SCFOL Chapter History Category

MAY 5: City-wide Essay Contest Award Ceremony

The four Grand Prize Winners at each grade level of the City-wide, 19th Annual Student "Writing For Literacy Library Essay Contest," will be announced during a ceremony on Thursday, May 5, 2016, at the Balboa Park Club. Each student will receive a monetary award plus a laptop computer courtesy of Computer 2 SD Kids. One student whose essay was judged as the best overall  will also win $500 in memory of contest founders Jack and Carolyn Winer.  Doors open at... Continue Reading >

MARCH 16, 2016: Essay Contest Award Ceremony

AWARDS: On Wednesday, March 16 at 6p.m., the community was invited to fill the San Carlos Branch Library, hear the essays and congratulate this year’s local San Carlos winners of the 19th Annual Writing for Literacy Library Essay Contest.   This annual contest is open to all students, public, private, parochial and home schooled, in grades 4, 8 & 10, who attend a school served by the San Diego Public Library system. The San Carlos area schools participating this year submitted 266 essays which... Continue Reading >

Congratulations to Our New SCFOL Board Members

Congratulations to the new SCFOL Officers and Board Members for 2016.  On November 18, at the San Carlos Friends of the Library's Annual General Membership Meeting held in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery,the following SCFOL members were elected to serve on the SCFOL Board for 2016. President: Joan Hayes (pictured) Treasurer: Jerry Hotz Secretary: Evie McGhee Members-At-Large are: Margrette Carr, Bobbi Dennis, Sue Hotz, Roberta Irwin, and Ron McFee Joan Hayes has been serving on the Board as a Member-At-Large, Amazon Book... Continue Reading >

NOVEMBER 18: Annual SCFOL General Membership Meeting

November 18, from 4:00-5:30, in the Winer family Community Room & Art Gallery, all Members of the San Carlos Friends of the Library are invited to attend the SCFOL Annual General Membership Meeting. The agenda will include Bob Cronk, the San Diego Public Library’s Deputy Director of Public Services speaking on, “The Exciting Future of Public Libraries.” Our institutions will need to evolve to keep pace with the needs of our changing culture. Bob will share ideas about the future... Continue Reading >

2015 SCFOL President’s Annual Report by Judy Williams

As I reflect back over 2015, I am both amazed and proud of the work which the Friends of the San Carlos Branch Library has accomplished. This year, through monies raised from our monthly Used Book Sales, membership dues and donations, the San Carlos Friends of the Library were able to donate $23,000 to the Library Foundation. This donation will be matched dollar for dollar by city funds, all of which will be specifically designated for use by the San Carlos... Continue Reading >