San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Youth Special Events Category

JULY 2-31: “Where’s Odi?” Scavenger Hunt @ All Library Locations

 During July, the library's mascot, Odi the Coyote, is hiding inside every branch of the San Diego Public Library.  If you find Odi at the San Carlos Branch Library,  you can collect the button designed by 7 year old William F. Woods, a student at Green Elementary.  William was a scavenger hunt participant last year, and this year is the winner of our button design contest. William really loves art at school and enjoys Cowles Mountain a lot too,... Continue Reading >

JUNE 1-AUGUST 31: Summer Reading Program

Read, Renew, Repeat during the Summer Reading Program! People of all ages are encouraged to participate in this conservation-focused event aimed at protecting, maintaining, and restoring the city's diverse habitats, ecosystems, wildlife, and natural resources. Complete a combination of 10 books, hours of reading or activities to claim your prizes. For more details, click Summer Children's Events 2024. Click REGISTRATION  to get started on your summer reading fun. Continue Reading >


YOUTH SUMMER EVENTS: Family-friendly events will take place every Thursday at 11 a.m. throughout the summer from June 13 to August 8. All ages are welcome. The Big Ventriloquist Show: Thursday, July 11, 11-11:45 Award-winning ventriloquist Marc Griffiths is here! Audiences say Marc’s shows are different because there is an inspirational message under all the fun. In a new show full of big puppets & exciting magic, Marc tells a feel-good story the whole family will enjoy. Be sure to join... Continue Reading >

MAY 18: SCBL Robotics Extravaganza

Saturday, MAY 18, 10 am – 1 pm, the robots are returning to the San Carlos Branch Library. In the library’s lower parking lot at the corner of Jackson & Golfcrest, teams from local schools and the San Carlos neighborhood will display and  explain their robot creations.  Aguirre Tech will also be there demonstrating the action of their drones. Interactive STEM activities and a robot craft will be available in the Community Room. Hopefully the SWAT and bomb squad teams... Continue Reading >