San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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  Each month, books which have not been checked out for many a day or are outdated or in poor condition, are removed from circulation and replaced with new volumes for your reading pleasure.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

Battle of the Books

Fiction vs. Nonfiction Let your voice be heard! What happens when your favorite fiction and nonfiction series face off against on another? Con Winnie-the-Pooh hold his own against the Eyewitness books? Are the Berenstain Bears any match for the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers? You decide. Here's how it works. Through a series of votes, we will narrow the list of sixteen fiction and nonfiction nominees to one grand champion. Visit the library throughout... Continue Reading >

Summer Reading Program (SRP) June 1-August 31

These presentations are part of the library’s Summer Reading Program*, which includes fun events, great reads, and a chance to win books and other prizes. Sign up here, starting June 1. Family-friendly shows will take place on Wednesdays at 2:30 p.m. all summer long, and last approximately 45 minutes. Joe Gandelman, the Ventriloquist Wednesday, June 19, 2:30-3:15 Join us for this entertaining program for all ages.  Joe’s show features a big cast of characters and comedy from beginning to... Continue Reading >


     Wednesday, May 22, 2:30-3:30 pm Throughout the summer, starting June 17, this program will be held every 1st & 3rd Monday at 11 a.m. Paws to Read :  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 of Love on a Leash, a foundation for pet-provided therapy.  Ages 5 & up.   Continue Reading >