San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

San Carlos Branch Library
619-527-3430
7265 Jackson Dr
San Diego, CA 92119

Youth Corner Category

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  Each month, books which have not been checked out for many a day or are outdated or in poor condition, are removed from circulation and replaced with new volumes for your reading pleasure.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 July-August, 2019   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 >

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 >