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

Librarian Albert Elguira Retires

Albert Elguira, another favorite librarian, is retiring October 4, 2022.  Albert, an expert chess player, has been encouraging San Carlos youngsters to learn and improve their chess skills at our Chess Club which meets 2nd & 4th Tuesdays from 5-7 pm.  He oversaw the Club's championship competition in Summer of 2022. We wish him fun travels and fun times in his retirement, but hope he will be able to continue to play lots of chess at the San Carlos Branch.... Continue Reading >

In-person Do Your Homework @ the Library

DYHL Got HOMEWORK?? We've got help; click on Do Your Homework @ the Library to sign up for this FREE service.  In-person help at the San Carlos Branch Library, Monday-Thursday,  3-6 pm, for grades K-8.  Do you have a student that needs a bit of homework help? The Library offers free virtual homework help six days a week for K-8th graders. Students just need to be prepared with their assignment and the Library's homework coaches will guide them in completing their work.... Continue Reading >

CHESS Club @ San Carlos Branch

CONGRATULATIONS  Chess Tournament Winners.  The Chess Club for ages 18 and under meets in the SCBL Community Room, monthly on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. DATES in July - Sept  and Oct - Dec . The Chess Tournament, held on July 31, was organized by volunteers Peter & Luke Cepurac, and Library Assistant III, Albert Elguira, and sponsored by Elks Lodge # 168.  Twenty members participated. Congratulations to the Tournament winners and all who participated. Winners include: Champion -... Continue Reading >