San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Youth Activities Category


Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2:30-3:30 pm: Christmas Stories & Card-Making  Join us for a holiday-themed book & craft hour.  First, we will read fun stories to celebrate the yuletide season.  Then we will finish up by making beautiful cards to give to friends and loved ones.  Ages 4-10. Saturday, Dec. 28, 11am-12pm: Paws to Read  Read aloud to therapy dogs!  Studies show that children can improve their confidence and reading skills by reading aloud to animals.  Dogs make the perfect... Continue Reading >

STEM Series: CHALLENGE ISLAND: Kid’s Science

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.  December. 11, 4-5:15 pm:  E.T. Bike Trail: In this session, kids will learn about the iconic movie, E.T.  They will then use the concepts of balance, friction, and slickness to create a zipline basket ride for E.T. that moves as quickly and safely as possible.  Ages 8-12.  Registration required.  Call (619) 527-3430 to sign up.   January... 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  Each month, books which have not been checked out for many a day or are outdated or in poor condition, are removed from circulation and replaced with new volumes for your reading pleasure.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 August-October, 2019   to see the list of the newest books for adults that have been added to the San Carlos Branch Library's collection. Leased... Continue Reading >

Introducing the 2019 One-Book-One-San-Diego Titles for Adults, Teens, and Kids

One Book, One San Diego is our region's premier literary program, presented in partnership between KPBS and over 80 public libraries, service organizations and educational institutions. Now in its 13th year, the purpose is to bring our community closer together through the shared experience of reading and discussing the same book. See The 2019 ADULT OBOSD selection, The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai, is a novel of friendship and redemption in the face of tragedy.In 1985, Yale Tishman, the development... Continue Reading >