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  Each month, books which have not been checked out for many a day or are outdated or in poor condition, are removed from circulation and replaced with new volumes for your reading pleasure.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-May-June, 2018 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 Branch... Continue Reading >

SRP Special Events

  Summer Reading Program Special Events:  Wednesdays, JUNE 20-AUGUST 15 from 2:30-3:15     July 18: Mad Science: Jangala Book:  Mad Science will guide kids’ imaginations by taking them through the jungle!  The Sanskrit word, “jangala,” is the origin of the word, “jungle,” a dense region within a tropical rainforest that receives lots of direct sunlight.  We will explore the jungle by listening to sounds, discovering creatures, and experimenting with the chemical elements found in some plants and insects. July 25:... Continue Reading >

JULY: Can you find Waldo @ 36 Branch Libraries?

  For the entire month of July, all 36 branches of the San Diego Public Library will have a Waldo hiding somewhere inside their branch. Can you find all 36 Waldos?  Here’s how it works: Pick up a passport at your local branch and take it with you on your search. Have each branch’s librarian stamp your passport when you find their Waldo.  The librarian will also give you a BUTTON representing that branch.  At the end of your hunt,... Continue Reading >

Summer Reading Program: June 1-August 1, 2018

The Summer Reading Program (SRP) encourages families to read and stay curious over the summer break.  This year's SRP runs from June 1 to August 1; prizes must be picked up by August 31.  How to sign up, record your reading, and information about prizes, can be found  on the San Diego Public Library's website. As part of the SRP, the San Carlos Branch Library offers special-family-friendly-for-all-ages programs on Wednesdays from June 20 thru August 15 @ 2:30 p.m.  Most... Continue Reading >