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 to have your name added to this year's Honor Wall plaque displayed in the Winer Family Community Room and Art Gallery. INDIVIDUAL LIFE Memberships are only $250.  Since SCFOL's founding in 1982, 140 individuals have become SCFOL Life-Members.  SCFOL annually donates funds (matched by the City of San Diego), to support the SDPL system. The source of our funds is revenue from your memberships, donations and SCFOL Used Book Sale purchases, which in... Continue Reading >

SD Libraries & Parks Improvement Act Initiative

Each San Diego neighborhood deserves a quality library & park. Libraries and parks are essential to safe, strong, and thriving communities.  For many neighborhoods, these assets have been long neglected with reports showing our parks need $200 million to meet basic safety standards and our libraries need $50 million in maintenance. Sufficient Initiative Petition signatures  for the Libraries & Parks Improvement Act  must be collected in order for the initiative to be placed on the 2024 ballot. Watch for signature collectors at the... Continue Reading >

Thank You

Thank you to the Lake Murray Fireworks & Music Fest committee for allowing SCFOL to have a booth at the Lake Murray 4th of July Festivities, and for the wonderful fireworks, food, fun, and bands. We also thank our SCFOL Volunteer Chair Sue Dennis who manned the booth all day and her core of volunteers who assisted visitors choose FREE kids books, learn about the design of the new San Carlos Branch Library, the Summer Reading program and... Continue Reading >

Welcome Back SCFOL Volunteers

We are excited to welcome back our SCFOL volunteers who make our monthly USED BOOK SALES possible.  THANK YOU! Please contact SCFOL Volunteer Sue Dennis  if you have questions or would like to become an active SCFOL/Book Sale volunteer.  Leave your name and contact information at the library, ATTENTION: Sue Dennis, SCFOL Volunteers     Continue Reading >

Thank You:: Help Students Get the Homework Help They Need

Dear Library Advocate, Thanks to your advocacy efforts, we received good news on June 8, that a majority of Councilmembers called for new library investments in the FY23 May revised city budget.  Read More Library Advocates, Call to Action: Many San Diego students, K-12, rely on the SDPL's "Do Your Homework at the Library" tutors to help them with their homework and improve their grades.  Read HERE why the program is in need of your help to prevent the discontinuation... Continue Reading >