San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

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PREZ SEZ: Joan Hayes, 2022-Year-in-Review

 It is hard to believe that my 7 years as President of SCFOL is coming to an end. It has been a pleasure to serve all of you. I am excited to have Bill Bischoff take the gavel. He will be a great President.  My thanks and gratitude to all the  members of the Board who have served with me. COVID slowed us down for a long time as we all know. We were able to continue meetings through Zoom. Thanks... Continue Reading >

PREZ SEZ: Joan Hayes, 2021 Year in Review

The Friends of the San Carlos Branch Library has been able to slowly resume moving forward during 2021 with the availability of the COVID  vaccines.  Our branch library was one of many that was able to open with both limited capacity and occupants wearing masks. We have had Zoom Board Meetings during this entire year and continued making plans for the future. Annual SCFOL memberships stand at 156.  We also welcomed 11 new Life Members in 2021 (Hotz, Janelle;... Continue Reading >

PREZ SEZ: Joan Hayes, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic, like everyone else these past months, the Friends of the San Carlos Branch Library have not been able to function as we usually do. The annual year-end SCFOL General Membership meeting was held via ZOOM on November 21.  We welcome five new SCFOL Life Members in 2020: Janet E. Britt, Gordon & Linda Gidlund,Genevieve Matherly, and Jo Matthews; bringing our total to 125 Life Members.  Their names will be added to our Winer family Community Room... Continue Reading >

PREZ SEZ: Joan Hayes, 2019- Year in Review

I thank all of you who supported SCFOL and me during 2019.  I especially thank all of those who serve on SCFOL's Board of Directors and hold Committee Chair positions.  All are continuing to serve in 2020. We welcome in 2020, and thank those who shop at  our 2019 Monthly Used Book Sales.  The Book Sale revenue is  used to purchase programs, and update our Branch's materials and equipment.  SCFOL donated  $20,000 to the SDPL Matching Fund in 2019.  We... Continue Reading >

PRES SEZ: Joan Hayes, 2018-year in review

 2018 has flown by and the San Carlos Friends of the Library (SCFOL) has had another busy year supporting the San Carlos Branch Library.  Branch event attendance continues to increase and we look forward to news about building a larger branch facility. SCFOL personnel changes this year include Bill Bischoff who took over as Volunteer Coordinator from retiring, Lee Ottman.  Bischoff is updating the SCFOL volunteer roster and looking for additional book sale helpers. Another retiree, Author Program Chair Carlene Hemric,... Continue Reading >