San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Youth Activities Category

NEW Titles Available at the San Carlos Branch Library

Our librarians make every effort to keep our branch library filled with the books you want to read.  Each month, books which have not been checked out for many a day or are outdated or in poor condition, are removed from circulation and replaced with new volumes for your reading pleasure.   Click on New Adult Titles June -July, 2019   to see the list of the newest books for adults that have been added to the San Carlos Branch Library's collection. ... Continue Reading >

And the Battle of the Books Winner Is…….

Fiction vs. Nonfiction The winner of this summer’s “Battle of the Book Series” face off between fiction & nonfiction is the Elephant & Piggie series by Mo Willems.  We received more than 500 votes over the course of the summer! Attendance at the Wednesday special summer events totaled 967.  Remember to pick up your SRP prizes before August 31. We had a wonderful time this summer at the library and hope you did too. The Fall line-up of... Continue Reading >

Youth SPECIAL EVENTS

  PAWS TO READ: Throughout the summer this program will be held every 1st & 3rd Monday at 11 a.m.. Starting September 4th, this program will be held monthly on the 1st Wednesday, from 2:30 - 3:30, as part of the AFTER SCHOOL SPECIAL program.  Kids read aloud to certified therapy dogs!  Studies show that children can improve their confidence and reading skills by reading aloud to animals.  Dogs make the perfect nonjudgmental audience.  All therapy dogs are provided courtesy... Continue Reading >

STEM SERIES: Library NExT

Second Saturday, noon to 3:00 p.m. Library NExT is a collaboration between the San Diego Public Library, UCSD Extension & Sally Ride Science.  Workshops are taught by local professors.  Grades 3-5.  REGISTRATON REQUIRED.  Sign up at:  sandiego.gov/LibraryNext  Oct 12: Physics of Fidget Spinners:  Learn about motion, tension and gravity. Nov 9: Messy Science:  Learn about natural phenomena through slime. Oct 12: Physics of Fidget Spinners:  Learn about motion, tension and gravity. Nov 9: Messy Science:  Learn about natural phenomena through slime. Continue Reading >