San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

San Carlos Branch Library
7265 Jackson Dr
San Diego, CA 92119

Youth Weekly Activities Category

Battle of the Books

Fiction vs. Nonfiction Let your voice be heard! What happens when your favorite fiction and nonfiction series face off against on another? Con Winnie-the-Pooh hold his own against the Eyewitness books? Are the Berenstain Bears any match for the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers? You decide. Here's how it works. Through a series of votes, we will narrow the list of sixteen fiction and nonfiction nominees to one grand champion. Visit the library throughout... Continue Reading >

Summer Reading Program (SRP) June 1-August 31

These presentations are part of the library’s Summer Reading Program*, which includes fun events, great reads, and a chance to win books and other prizes. Sign up here, starting June 1. Family-friendly shows will take place on Wednesdays at 2:30 p.m. all summer long, and last approximately 45 minutes. Joe Gandelman, the Ventriloquist Wednesday, June 19, 2:30-3:15 Join us for this entertaining program for all ages.  Joe’s show features a big cast of characters and comedy from beginning to... Continue Reading >


If you haven't been receiving e-mail reminders about upcoming events such as our monthly Used Book Sale or Speaker dates, it's because we don't have your correct e-mail address.Have you changed yours recently or is your "BOX" full? You may sign up in person at the San Carlos Branch Library or email [email protected]  Please include your full name and email address.  Also, tell us if you are already an SCFOL member. You may also join SCFOL on line.  Just click on... 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 >