San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Youth Activities Category


  Saturday, Feb. 23, 10:00am-2:00 p.m. Robotics Showcase Extravaganza Robotics teams from local schools and community groups will display their robotic creations in the lower parking lot on the corner of Jackson & Golfcrest.  Inside the library, join us for robot crafts and bristlebot fun.  All ages. RoboticsEvent_SC_2019    Wednesday, February 27, 2:30-3:30 pm: All Things Seuss:  a very special "After School Special" for all lovers of Dr Seuss, ages 4-10, to enjoy!  Join us as we celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday (March 2), a few... Continue Reading >


 4th Wednesday – 4-5:15pm:  Kids’ Science:  Challenge Island:   Challenge Island encourages creativity, critical thinking, and social skills while instilling a love of science and engineering. Ages 8-12.  Registration required.  Call (619) 527-3430 to sign up for any of the following sessions:    ·        February 27:  African Animal Safari Kids will learn about the savannah, wetland, and jungle habitats of Kenya.  They will then design and create an adventurous safari course and ride. Continue Reading >

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  Each month, books which have not been checked out for many a day or are outdated or in poor condition, are removed from circulation and replaced with new volumes for your reading pleasure.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-December 2018-January 2019   to see the list of the newest books for adults that have been added to the San Carlos Branch Library's collection. In the San Carlos... Continue Reading >


Each month, the San Carlos Branch Library leases newly published books direct from the Publishers.  This special book collection  includes both adult titles and the latest youth titles too. The EXPRESS book collection has RED labels on their spines. The adult books can be found against the back wall to your immediate right when you enter the library via its main entrance.  The children's collection may be found on the left side of the library directly opposite and facing the circulation desk. We... Continue Reading >