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

Spring into STEAM

Spring into STEAM, our systemwide STEAM program for ages 9-12, is going virtual this year and all events will take place during the month of April.  This year’s theme, “Let’s Go!,” is focused on transportation and cultural exploration.  There will be four different activities that will be presented by community partners:  Arts for Learning, SD Parks and Rec, SD Air & Space Museum, and Toshwerks.  Registration is now open for all events on the Library website.  “Let’s Go!” also... Continue Reading >

MatchBook – Ignite Your Love of Reading!

        Did you just finish reading a book and are not sure what to read next? No problem, WE CAN HELP! Get a personalized list of reading recommendations prepared for you by a San Diego Public Library staff member (one is our own Ms. Erin) with knowledge in multiple subjects. Unlike Amazon or Goodreads, your recommended list will be prepared by people and not by machine algorithms. Be forewarned that some of the choices may be quirky, adventurous, whimsical, or all the... Continue Reading >

Robot CRAFT; Available April 10

Need a new craft for your kids to work on?  Call the San Carlos Branch Library at 619-527-3430 and ask if they have any craft kits available.  Our branch works to have a new craft each month, but numbers are limited.  Other branches occasionally share some of their unique kits with us. Our inventory changes daily, so just call, and if craft kits are available, tell the staff when you will be by to pick them up.  When you arrive,... Continue Reading >

MARCH: NExT Courses (Virtual Library)

The MARCH Library NExT schedule has been announced.  Registration is required and space is limited. Library NExT (Network of Education x Training) is a series of workshops for elementary, middle and high school students on topics including robotics, circuits, Quest for Space: Heat Experiments on the ISS and 64 + other STEAM subjects. Initially started as a pilot program at six San Diego libraries in 2017, it has expanded to 21 locations in 2020 with plans to be offered at... Continue Reading >