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, 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 >

PREZ SEZ: Joan Hayes, 2017 year in review

Another year has flown by, and the San Carlos Branch Library continues to be a very busy center of our Community. I have been amazed at the number of people who attend our programs and events. We thank all of the people who arrange these events for us. David Ege, Branch Manager, has found many interesting speakers for us and worked along with Ruth George to bring excellent Oasis speakers to our Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery on... Continue Reading >

Joan Reese, FSDPL President Sez:

 July, 2017 Thank you for supporting City investments in your Library Dear Library Advocate, Now that the new City fiscal year 2018 budget is in place, we wanted to thank you for being an effective Library advocate. You make a real difference by attending public hearings and contacting the Mayor and Councilmembers to let them know how critical Library services are to you and your community. These efforts pay dividends. In a lean budget year for San Diego, this budget... Continue Reading >