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

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 >

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 >

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 >

Meet ERIN MOORE: our Youth Services Librarian

Erin Moore was introduced as our new Youth Services Librarian at the May, 2015 SCFOL Board meeting. With a big smile, Erin said, "I am very happy to be here, and look forward to getting to know you and the rest of the San Carlos community in the coming months."  A native San Diegan, Erin's career with the San Diego Public Library began as a volunteer in high school   Since then, she has served at almost all of the City branches... Continue Reading >