San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

San Carlos Branch Library
619-527-3430
7265 Jackson Dr
San Diego, CA 92119

SCFOL Volunteer Category

In Loving Memory of Lee Ottman

Lee Ottman, was a much loved SCFOL Board Member and a past SCFOL Volunteer Chairperson.  Her renowned sense of humor and ability to make us all laugh will be greatly missed. Aletha “Lee” Grace Ottman died on March 2, 2020, due to complications from pneumonia, at her home in Overland Park, KS.  She will be very much missed by all who were graced with her friendship.  We send our condolences to her family and friends. SCFOL will accept donations in... Continue Reading >

BOOK SALE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

The BEST BOOK SALE in San Diego needs your help! WHERE: San Carlos Branch Library WHEN:  The first Saturday of every month, for 2-3 hours from 3:00 pm, until all of the non-purchased items are boxed up and put away. Many hands will make the job go faster. For book sale information see SCFOL First Saturday Used BOOK SALE QUALIFICATIONS: Strong backs and a willingness to help the community are all you need. TO APPLY: Think you can help?  Please leave... 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 >

SCFOL New Volunteer Recruitment Proposal

Dear Members and/or Friends of the San Carlos Friends of the Library (SCFOL). My name is Bill Bischoff. I am the Volunteer Chairperson for the San Carlos Friends of the Library, and am writing to ask for your assistance with a new approach to bolster our volunteer numbers. This has become necessary as the pools of possible volunteers from our traditional avenues are quickly shrinking. The two major volunteer pools and the reasons causing the shortages are: High School students are... Continue Reading >

SCFOL Volunteers

In 2018, sixty-three SCFOL volunteers donated a total of 4737 hours to support the San Carlos Branch Library; that is equivalent to 2.4 FTEs. One FTE is equal to one full-time (40 hr/week) employee. 3064 hours were spent sorting your donated books, working at SCFOL's 1st Saturday of every month Used Book Sale or the previous day's FSDPL Members Only sale. Our SCFOL Board Members donated an additional 1623 hours keeping all organized, recruiting members... Continue Reading >