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

EXPRESS COLLECTION (AKA:LEASED Books) for ADULTS and YOUTH

Each month, the San Carlos Branch Library leases newly published books direct from the Publishers.  This special book collection  includes both adult titles and the latest youth titles too. The EXPRESS book collection has RED labels on their spines. The adult books can be found against the back wall to your immediate right when you enter the library via its main entrance.  The children's collection may be found on the left side of the library directly opposite and facing the circulation desk. We... Continue Reading >

EVENT REMINDERS

If you haven't been receiving e-mail reminders about upcoming events such as our monthly Used Book Sale or Speaker dates, it's because we don't have your correct e-mail address.Have you changed yours recently or is your "BOX" full? You may sign up in person at the San Carlos Branch Library or email [email protected]  Please include your full name and email address.  Also, tell us if you are already an SCFOL member. You may also join SCFOL on line.  Just click on... Continue Reading >

Kids 2018 “ONE BOOK” Selection

 The companion 2018, "One Book" chosen for kids is "Blue Sky, White Stars."  It is a picture book written by Sarvinder Naberhaus and illustrated by New York Times bestselling and Caldecott-honor winning artist Kadir Nelson. "Deceptively simple verses pair with richly evocative images of American history, landscape, and people." One Book, One San Diego is our region's premiere literary program, presented in partnership between KPBS and over 80 public libraries, service organizations and educational institutions. Now in its 12th year, the purpose is... 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 >