San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

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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  Each month, books which have not been checked out for many a day or are outdated or in poor condition, are removed from circulation and replaced with new volumes for your reading pleasure.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-September-October, 2018   to see the list of the newest books for adults that have been added to the San Carlos Branch Library's collection. In the San Carlos... 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 >

About our YOUTH PROGRAMS

FREE activities are available  for youth of all ages. To download and print the current Youth Schedule of weekly activities and planned Special Events for this quarter, visit the "In A Nutshell" article found in the next two sections. Our recurring  weekly events are described on this website under Weekly Fun Activities.  We also offer every month, a variety of Special Events.  Find details about those on this website under Youth Special Events. These FREE programs are underwritten by the San Carlos... 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. To date, these have only included adult titles, but we have now added the latest youth titles to this special book collection. They have 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... Continue Reading >

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