San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Youth Activities Category

LIBRARY BRANCH CLOSURES: corona virus update

Dear Friends—Yes, we are still here to keep you updated on Library News. There will be no April Used Book Sale, and all 36 branch libraries will remain closed until further notice. Click on Corona Virus to see the latest corona virus information & updates for the City of San Diego. I have attached Misty Jones' (our SDPL Director) recent Newsletter to our website to inform you of the latest San Diego Public Library services available to you during our STAY AT... Continue Reading >


Bunny Who?  Entire month of April:  Join us for a spring scavenger hunt!  Find the nine bunnies that are hiding in the library.  Each is dressed up as a book character!  Then pick up a contest form and submit it for entry in a raffle prize drawing.  For youth of all ages. Saturday, May 2, 9:30-6:00: Free Comic Book Day @ the Library:  Discover the amazing world of comic books!  Stop by the library all day long to pick... 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.    April 8: Captain Underpants Elementary:  Kids will learn about author/illustrator, Dav Pilkey, and his famous character, Captain Underpants.  They will also discover the power of elasticity and the way it relates to Captain Underpants’ power.  They will then use the engineering design process to create an elastic slingshot for use in a Captain-Underpants-themed... 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  Each month, books which have not been checked out for many a day or are outdated or in poor condition, are removed from circulation and replaced with new volumes for your reading pleasure.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-January - February  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 >