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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Be a FRIEND—MEMBERSHIP Counts!

Become a SCFOL Life Member before October 30, and have your name added to this year's Honor Wall plaque, on display in the Winer Family Community Room and Art Gallery. INDIVIDUAL LIFE Memberships are only $250.  Since SCFOL's founding in 1982, 136 individuals have become SCFOL Life-Members.  We have already welcomed eleven new Life-members in 2021.   SCFOL annually donates funds (matched by the City of San Diego), to support the San Carlos Branch Library. Your SCFOL memberships, donations and used... Continue Reading >

SCFOL Can Help You Double Your Donation Dollars

Annually, the San Carlos Friends of the Library donates to the San Carlos Branch Library.  Most of these funds, and those donated by other Friends chapters, are sent to the Library Foundation and annually matched by the City of San Diego, up to $1,000,000.  This is called the City of San Diego Library Matching Fund. Each Friends Chapter's  donation plus the Matching Funds, are then distributed back to the branches to purchase books, materials, equipment, and programs needed that fiscal... Continue Reading >

SCFOL Membership & Donation Form

Click on Membership-Donation-Form-1 to print a San Carlos Branch Friends of the Library Membership/Donation form.  Mail the form or drop it off at the San Carlos Branch Library. SCFOL Treasurer, c/o San Carlos Branch Library 7265 Jackson Dr San Diego, CA 92119 Please include your email address, mailing address and phone number so that we may send you your Membership Card and/or  Donation acknowledgement letter. Continue Reading >

Why We Need Libraries

By Jeffrey Davis  "A few years ago, when the city was deciding whether to go forward with San Diego’s new Central Library, there was discussion around town about the future of public libraries. Did we need to replace the 1954 Central Library? (Most said yes.) Was San Diego Public Library focused on downtown at the expense of neighborhoods? (Half of the 35 neighborhood libraries have been built, rebuilt or expanded since 1989, with more projects planned.) Did a grand new structure make... Continue Reading >