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

Explore San Diego & California

CA State Library Park Pass* Discover & Go Nature Backpack San Diego Public Library encourages library users to get out and explore the great outdoors and other iconic sites. Because everyone deserves to enjoy our sites, the library is proud to offer SDPL card holders access to a variety of programs, resources and materials. *PARK PASS: With a library card, patrons may reserve a pass and have it sent to any San Diego Public Library location by calling their local library... Continue Reading >

Odi’s Library Day – SDPL’s Official Children’s Board Book

Did you know the San Diego Public Library has written and published its own children's book? Written by Hunter Hackett and illustrated by SDPL’s own Anisi Baigude, a Library Assistant at the North Clairemont Branch, Odi’s Library Day is a bilingual board book perfect for parents and their emerging little readers to build a lifelong connection to libraries and books. In the story, ODI (Opportunity, Discovery, Inspiration) the Coyote visits Central Library for the first time with their parent. During Odi’s... Continue Reading >

FREE SEEDS @ SDPL

  Free seeds are now available at all open San Diego Public Libraries.  Grow healthy food for yourself and others.  Seeds include melons, carrots, cilantro, and more! Check out vegetable gardening books to learn more. This is a wonderful way to connect with your library, nature, and the people in your community. Visit your library today to get your free seeds.  Seeds include melons, carrots, cilantro, and more! Check out vegetable gardening books to learn more. This is a wonderful way... Continue Reading >

ROBOTS are Awesome

The Robotics Showcase Extravaganza 2022 was a wonderful success!  We had 186 people at the event.  Thank you to our teams and participants: First Lego League (FLL), 50899 Mechanical Meatloaf, 50739 Garage Engineers. First Tech Challenge (FTC), 37377 Dapper RoboNoodles,  14129 Wizalos, 4216 Rise of Hephaestus, 8097 Botcats First Robotics Competition (FRC), 4738 Patribots AguirreTech – Recreational Drone Pilot Thank you to our sponsors HC STEMM Foundation and the San Carlos Friends of the Library. If you weren't there, here is what you missed: ... Continue Reading >

Digital Resource Spotlight: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS

Access National Geographic Kids for free with your San Diego Public Library card. Nat Geo Kids includes the complete run of the magazine from 2009 to the present, as well as books, videos, and images. High-quality informational texts are available for primary, upper elementary, and middle school English language arts, social studies, and science classrooms. Find it on the Library's eLibrary page, under the "Kids and Teens Homework Help" section.  LEARN MORE Continue Reading >