San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

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 SCFOL annually donates funds, matched by the City of San Diego, to support the SDPL system. The source of SCFOL funds is revenue from your memberships, donations and SCFOL Used Book Sale purchases. These funds return to our Branch and allow for the purchase of materials, programs, and equipment. ANNUAL Memberships are a real bargain: $5 for  Seniors or Youth; $10 for one adult; $20 for a Family (dual adult). Sponsor, Contributor and Patron membership levels are always appreciated. ... Continue Reading >

SCBL Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

 Open your INVITATION to join us in celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the San Carlos Branch Library on Saturday, January 13, 2024, from 1-4 pm.  This is a Family Friendly event. At 1:30, in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery, there will be a short program with Managing Librarian David Ege introducing  Councilperson Raul Campillo, SDPL Director Misty Jones, and SCFOL President Bill Bischoff. Each give a few congratulatory remarks. In the Community Room you will also find posters depicting... Continue Reading >

In Memory of Lesley Ann Frazier

Lesley Ann Frazier (June 3, 1941- June 11, 2023)  Lesley and her husband Joe, with their children Sara and Jamie, moved from Phoenix to San Diego in 1980. An avid reader and book club member, Lesley joined SCFOL as a Charter and later as a Life-Member of the San Carlos Friends of the Library; she was our first newsletter editor from 1982-86. Following her retirement in 1997, as the head of human resources for the City of Lemon Grove, Frazier... Continue Reading >

FSDPL 2023-24 Board of Directors

  The FSDPL held its annual meeting on Jun 10, 2023.  New Officers and Directors were elected to replace those whose terms expired on June 30, 2023.  Members of the FSDPL 2023-24 Board of Directors are: OFFICERS President Pat Wilson 1st Vice President Richard Busch 2nd Vice President David (Gene) Long Secretary Christa Gush Treasurer Jean Coddington DIRECTORS Director Alondra Alvarado Director Bill Bischoff Director Sarah Clayton Director Gordon Gidlund Director Andrew Rose Director Carolyn Satter Director Samadi (Sam) Yoeuth City-wide Volunteers from 34 Affiliate Chapters and 2 Associate Chapters of the Friends of the San Diego Public Library were thanked for their passion for libraries and the many hours they donate sharing their talents and promoting the FSDPL vision and... Continue Reading >

JUNE 10: Annual FSDPL Meeting

  Join the friends of the San Diego Public Library on June 10, 9:30-noon, at the San Diego Central Library @ Joan ? Irwin Jacobs Common's Shiley Suite, 9th Floor. To see all of the details including program specifics and speakers, click on FSDPL Annual Meeting Invitation 6.10.23  Keynote speaker this year is Deanna Mackey, General Manager, KPBS. All Friends are invited.  Please RSVP  ASAP to the Friends’ office.  Email: [email protected] or Phone: (619) 542-1724 This year's Honored SCFOL Volunteers, who will be... Continue Reading >