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

LIBRARY BRANCH CLOSURES: corona virus update

Dear Friends—Yes, we are still here to keep you updated on Library News. There will be no 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.  Important helpful information during this crisis may also be found at https://211sandiego.org/ I have attached Misty Jones Library Connections (our SDPL Director) recent Newsletter to our website to inform you of the... 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  Each month, books which have not been checked out for many a day or are outdated or in poor condition, are removed from circulation and replaced with new volumes for your reading pleasure.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 >

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 https://www.kpbs.org/one-book/ 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 >

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

 A literacy program for pre-readers, ages 5 and under.  1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a reading incentive program that encourages parents to read 1000 books to their children before they begin Kindergarten.  The program is based upon evidence from research findings that the more young children hear books read to them, the more prepared they will be to learn to read upon reaching kindergarten. Register online at sandiego.gov/1000Books, and track the books that you and your child read together.  When you... Continue Reading >

Monday-Thursday: Do Your Homework @ the Library

This program resumes August 26. At the San Carlos Branch, DO YOUR HOMEWORK @ THE LIBRARY for Grades K-8, meets Mondays & Thursdays: 3:00-6:00; Tuesdays & Wednesdays: 3:00-7:00. The program does not meet on school holidays or during Thanksgiving,  or traditional winter and spring breaks. Do Your Homework @ the Library provides a learning coordinator who supports students K-8 with curriculum-aligned resources, technology and community partnerships.  The program uses Library equipment, staff, Wi-Fi access and digital resources, including the Help-Now... Continue Reading >