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

2021: One-Book, One- San Diego

  The wait is over! KPBS and their community partners are excited to announce the 2021, One Book, One San Diego selections.  The choices focus on disability civil rights, experiences and inclusion. - “Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist” by Judith Heumann and Kristen Joiner (Adult reader category) - “All the Way to the Top” by Annette Bay Pimentel and illustrated by Nabi Ali with foreword by Jennifer Keelan-Chaffins (Kids category) - “When Stars Are Scattered” by Victoria Jamieson... Continue Reading >

Distance Learning Center

For parents and caregivers who are educating their children--either via distance learning or homeschooling--we have curated a list of free, well-established academic resources on a variety of subjects. Resources are broken down first by grade level, and then by subject. Click HERE Continue Reading >

2020 One-Book-One San Diego Selections

  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 14th year, the purpose is to bring our community closer together through the shared experience of reading and discussing the same book. Each year, One Book, One San Diego features a literary work for adults, young adults, kids, and Spanish language readers. For adult readers, Spanish readers and young adult readers; this year’s selection... 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 >