San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Youth Special Events Category


March 25 2:30-3:30:  Saving Conures through Conservation: Learn all about San Diego’s wild parrots, including three species of conures native to the rain-forests in South America.  We will also discuss ways to practice conservation in our everyday lives, plus meet a real parrot ambassador!  Followed by a pinecone bird treat craft.  Led by SoCal Parrot.  Ages 5-12. Friday, April 3, 10-11am, Miniature Horse Storytime:  A mini horse is coming to the library!  Get  ready for a very special storytime as... Continue Reading >

Saturday, MARCH 14, noon-3:00 pm: Slime & Non-Newtonian Fluids

This FREE event is a middle-school level workshop and part of the Library NEXT series in partnership with the UC San Diego Extension.   Click on Slime and Non-Newtonian Fluids SC March 2020 SLIME :  It's slippery, gooey, and oozy.  But did you know you can use slime to model phenomena in the natural world?  Just like slime, Earth's glaciers, mudslides and quaking bogs are made of fluids that are neither liquid nor solid.  Prepare for slimy fun as we investigate the... Continue Reading >

STEM Series: CHALLENGE ISLAND: Kid’s Science

Challenge Island encourages creativity, critical thinking, and social skills while instilling a love of science and engineering. Ages 8-12.  Registration required.  Call (619) 527-3430 to sign up.    March 11: Alice’s Flamingo Croquet Course:  Kids will learn about the fantasy genre by listening to an excerpt from the classic children’s novel, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.  They will then be introduced to the game of croquet and use their creative thinking skills to design and build a tabletop flamingo croquet game inspired... 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 >