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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Mark Your ZOOM Calendars: SCFOL Annual Meeting–Memberships Count Too!

SCFOL members are invited to join the SCFOL Board for the annual General Membership meeting via ZOOM, to be held Saturday, November 21, 2020, from 10:00-11:00 a.m.  To join the SCFOL ZOOM meeting, email your reservation-email-address to SCFOL President Joan Hayes, at [email protected],  before November 1, 2020.  Joan will send you the ZOOM link.  The meeting agenda includes: SCFOL Chapter updates; Managing Librarian-David Ege will give us San Carlos  Branch and  SDPL updates; and, as SCFOL by-laws require, ZOOM attending... Continue Reading >

2019-2020 Fiscal Year: SCFOL Volunteer Hour Total

During the 2019-2020 fiscal year, July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020, SCFOL Volunteers donated 3406 hours to the San Carlos Branch Library. We thank them for all that they do. The first half of the year started off with a bang. Fifty-five active SCFOL volunteers donated 2229 hours putting together very successful SCFOL monthly Used Book Sales (SCFOL's main income source), keeping meeting, membership and financial records, scheduling and setting up monthly art exhibits, representing... Continue Reading >

CANCELED Friends of the Library-Members-only Used Book PRE-Sale

Membership Benefit: Most hard back books purchased at Friday Pre-sales are now only  $1.  Sign up to become or renew your SCFOL Membership at our Book Sales.  From 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. on the Friday afternoon before  our First Saturday of the month Used Book Sales, in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery of the  San Carlos Branch Library,  Friends of the Library MEMBERS ONLY will be able to purchase fiction and media materials. This is our way of... Continue Reading >

CANCELED SCFOL Used Book Sale

The biggest and best used book sale is at the San Carlos Branch Library on the first Saturday OF EVERY MONTH, from 9:30-3:00.    Fiction can be found in the Community Room, non-fiction books are outside. Every month, approximately 500-600 boxes, containing about 20-25 books each (that's 10,000-15,000 titles), are available for your  reading  pleasure. In 2016, we offered about about 100,000 titles during the year. Every month, 50% of the  fiction titles and 60% of the non-fiction are first... Continue Reading >

Be a FRIEND—MEMBERSHIP Counts!

SCFOL annually donates between $20,000-$30,000 to the San Carlos Branch Library.  Memberships, donations and our monthly used book sales are SCFOL's primary revenue sources. Friends' memberships and donations are tax deductible as a charitable contributions.  INDIVIDUAL LIFE Memberships are only $250. Join at this level before October 30, to have your name added to the current  year's Honor Wall plaque which is on display in the Winer Family Community Room and Art Gallery. Since SCFOL's founding in 1982, 120... Continue Reading >