San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

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Youth Special Events 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: “It’s Showtime @ Your Library”

Lights, Camera, Action! Put books center stage this summer and join the Summer Reading Program: “It’s Showtime at Your Library!”  San Diego residents of all ages are encouraged to sign up for this annual event that is sure to deliver action and adventure through reading. Butter your popcorn and grab your candy stash….It’s Showtime! Sign up begins June 1st and the program will last through August 31st. Click on SRP Sign up  Your Reading Prizes must be collected between June... Continue Reading >

Summer Special Events & Summer Reading Program* (SRP): June 1-August 31, 2019

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. Mad Science:  TA-DA! Wednesday, June 12, 2:30-3:15 Summer Reading Kick-Off!  Prepare to be amazed as we explore the science behind magic! Children and adults of all ages will leave with... Continue Reading >

Youth SPECIAL EVENTS

     Wednesday, May 22, 2:30-3:30 pm Throughout the summer, starting June 17, this program will be held every 1st & 3rd Monday at 11 a.m. Paws to Read :  Read aloud to certified therapy dogs!  Studies show that children can improve their confidence and reading skills by reading aloud to animals.  Dogs make the perfect nonjudgmental audience.  All therapy dogs are provided courtesy of Love on a Leash, a foundation for pet-provided therapy.  Ages 5 & up.   Continue Reading >

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