San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Youth Activities Category

ALERT: Help Students Get the Homework Help They Need

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 of this very valuable student resource.  Time is of the essence! Act NOW Continue Reading >

2022 Summer Reading Program

 Registration for the 2022 Summer Reading Program begins June 1, 2022. It’s that time of year again,  Readers of ALL ages can join us to Read beyond the Beaten Path.  Complete a combination of 10 books, hours, or activities to claim your prizes.  2022 SRP Bilingual Information .  Let’s see if we can beat last year’s participation numbers.  Have FUN at Camp iRead. Continue Reading >

SRP: Youth Summer Events

This summer, YSL Erin Moore is mixing it up for the Summer Reading Program In-Person Events.  Family-Friendly-Events will start at 10:00 a.m., every Thursday throughout the summer months (July-August), but the show locations will alternate between the San Carlos Branch Library and the San Carlos Community Garden. SRP Event-Schedule flyer Literature Comes to Life: Thursday, July 7 Indoors at the Library, 10:00-10:45am Children from the audience will have a chance to act out Dog Breath by Dav Pilkey. Teacher and children’s theater actress, Stacey Wein,... Continue Reading >

Battle of the Genres

What is a genre?   Visit the San Carlos branch library throughout the summer (June 1-August 31) and cast your vote for your favorite genre. YSL Ms. Erin, has chosen 16 subjects (genre) for your kids to choose from.  Categories are adventure, animals, sports, mystery, scary, humor, fantasy, non-fiction, historical fiction, biography, realistic fiction, science fiction, classics, graphic novels, poetry, and fairy tales. Print up a Battle of the Genres Bracket sheet or pick one up at the library after... Continue Reading >

JUNE 7: Youth Robotics Team Interest Meeting

Parents and Youth:  Tuesday, June 7th, 6-7 pm, the Henry Cluster STEMM Foundation is hosting a youth Robotics team interest meeting.  Learn to build a youth Robotics Team. Stop by to meet other parents, learn about school and community team formation, supplies (motors and building kits), internet resources, and see demos of robots by youth participants in different age ranges. Robotics Team Meeting Continue Reading >