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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Introducing the 2019 One-Book-One-San-Diego Titles for Adults, Teens, and Kids

One Book, One San Diego is our region's premier literary program, presented in partnership between KPBS and over 80 public libraries, service organizations and educational institutions. Now in its 13th year, the purpose is to bring our community closer together through the shared experience of reading and discussing the same book. See https://www.kpbs.org/one-book/ The 2019 ADULT OBOSD selection, The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai, is a novel of friendship and redemption in the face of tragedy.In 1985, Yale Tishman, the development... Continue Reading >

SEPTEMBER 14: Annual Friends of San Diego Public Library (FSDPL) General Membership Meeting

The Annual Meeting of the Friends of the San Diego Public Library (FSDPL) will be on Saturday, September 14, at the San Diego Central Library @ Joan ^ Irwin Jacobs Common in the Neil Morgan Auditorium.  Registration will open at 9:30 a.m. with a light breakfast available. The actual meeting will run from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Invitations will be mailed to chapter volunteer honorees and Life Members in mid-August.  RSVPs are requested to assist with planning. We are pleased to have... Continue Reading >

Condolences

SCFOL sends its condolences to our SCFOL President, Joan Hayes, on the passing of her husband, Tom. His Memorial Service will be held August 10, at the San Carlos United Methodist Church on Cowles Mountain Blvd. SCFOL sends its condolences to our past SCFOL and FSDPL President, Ann McDonald, on the passing of her husband, Brian.  No services have been scheduled. Continue Reading >

JUNE: Patrick Stewart named as the Library Foundation’s new CEO

We have exciting news to share. On behalf of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees, we are proud to name Patrick Stewart as the Library Foundation’s new CEO. Patrick Stewart Patrick is passionate about creating literate communities, as demonstrated by his nine years of success as Executive Director of Words Alive, the San Diego literacy foundation. He has had a long career in non-profit management here in San Diego, as well as in Washington, DC. Patrick’s leadership ability, strategic planning expertise, capacity-building skills, and... Continue Reading >

NOVEMBER 14: Annual SCFOL General Membership meeting

MARK YOUR CALENDARS:  The 2018 General Membership meeting  of SCFOL was held on Wednesday, November 14  from 4:00-5:30 p.m., in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery.  This year's super fun keynote speaker was Disney Artist and Illustrator, Terry Naughton, whose  award winning illustrations will be on display in our Art Gallery throughout November. Naughton is a PHHS grad and a San Carlos neighbor.  Read more about Terry at Naughton/Art.  Also on the meeting's agenda was the introduction... Continue Reading >