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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LibrariesTransformSD

Libraries Transform SD LibrariesTransformSD is a coalition between the San Diego Public Library Foundation, Friends of San Diego Public Library, the City of San Diego Public Library Commission, and a community of library supporters dedicated to strengthening The San Diego Public Library System by advocating for the resources necessary to sustain our beloved community libraries.  Libraries are facing unprecedented budget cuts.  Please take action to support the SDPL system by contacting Mayor Gloria and City Council members, and asking them to support the following... Continue Reading >

Be a FRIEND—MEMBERSHIP Counts!

SCFOL annually donates to the San Carlos Branch Library.  Memberships, donations and our monthly used book sales (we were only able to have three in 2020 due to COVID-19, and remain on hiatus until further notice) 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 to have your name added to the current  year's Honor Wall plaque which is on display in... Continue Reading >

Congratulations to our newly elected Library partners

Libraries Transform SD Dear Library Supporter, The LibrariesTransformSD partners congratulate San Diego's Mayor-elect Todd Gloria and the newly-elected City Council on their recent victories. This election season, the Library Foundation, Friends of the Library, and Library Commission met with each Council candidate to discuss the importance of Libraries. Together, we highlighted the continued relevance and success of Library programs, as well as our shared concerns regarding the potential for future budget reductions. We were thrilled and impressed by each individual's commitment to supporting our Libraries. In... 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 >