San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Youth Weekly Activities Category

And the Battle of the Books Winner Is…….

Fiction vs. Nonfiction The winner of this summer’s “Battle of the Book Series” face off between fiction & nonfiction is the Elephant & Piggie series by Mo Willems.  We received more than 500 votes over the course of the summer! Attendance at the Wednesday special summer events totaled 967.  Remember to pick up your SRP prizes before August 31. We had a wonderful time this summer at the library and hope you did too. The Fall line-up of... 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 >

Monday-Thursday: Do Your Homework @ the Library

This program resumes August 26. At the San Carlos Branch, DO YOUR HOMEWORK @ THE LIBRARY for Grades K-8, meets Mondays & Thursdays: 3:00-6:00; Tuesdays & Wednesdays: 3:00-7:00. The program does not meet on school holidays or during Thanksgiving,  or traditional winter and spring breaks. Do Your Homework @ the Library provides a learning coordinator who supports students K-8 with curriculum-aligned resources, technology and community partnerships.  The program uses Library equipment, staff, Wi-Fi access and digital resources, including the Help-Now... Continue Reading >