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

TUESDAYS @ 5-7pm: Learn to Play Chess:

2nd and 4th Tuesdays,  5:00-7:00 p.m: Chess (ages 18 and under) Did you know that playing chess can improve logical thinking skills and increase math ability?  This is a great class for beginners, as well as for students looking to hone their skills.  Student volunteer Luke, is your instructor; he assisted by his dad.  It's lots of fun! Interest has been high, so we are purchasing additional chess sets.  Click on Learn to Play Chess Continue Reading >

1st WEDNESDAYS @ 2:30-3:30 pm: PAWS to Read

  PAWS TO READ: 1st Wednesdays, 2:30 – 3:30 pm, is part of the AFTER SCHOOL SPECIAL  programming.  Kids read aloud to certified therapy dogs!  Studies show that children can improve their confidence and reading skills by reading aloud to animals.  Dogs make the perfect nonjudgmental audience.  All therapy dogs are provided courtesy of Love on a Leash, a foundation for pet-provided therapy.  Ages 5 & up. Continue Reading >

WEDNESDAYS @ 2:30-3:30 pm: After School Special

(Ages 5-10)  Looking for something fun to do after early dismissal on Wednesdays? Come enjoy funny books, silly songs, friendly faces, and creative crafts. PAWS TO READ  will fill this time slot on the 1st Wednesday of every month, during which kids will read aloud to certified therapy dogs!  Studies show that children can improve their confidence and reading skills by reading aloud to animals.  Dogs make the perfect nonjudgmental audience.  All therapy dogs are provided courtesy of Love on a Leash,... Continue Reading >

THURSDAYS @ 4-5 pm: Process Art

THURSDAYS: 4:00-5:00: PROCESS ART (ages 3 - 8). Drop in and create art together! Early childhood education specialists agree that artwork by young children is about the doing–not the result. In this class, kids can experiment with various art supplies and mediums and grown-ups can get simple art ideas to take home. All materials are provided.  Click on Process Art Continue Reading >