San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Youth Special Events Category

Odi’s Library Day – SDPL’s Official Children’s Board Book

Did you know the San Diego Public Library has written and published its own children's book? Written by Hunter Hackett and illustrated by SDPL’s own Anisi Baigude, a Library Assistant at the North Clairemont Branch, Odi’s Library Day is a bilingual board book perfect for parents and their emerging little readers to build a lifelong connection to libraries and books. In the story, ODI (Opportunity, Discovery, Inspiration) the Coyote visits Central Library for the first time with their parent. During Odi’s... Continue Reading >

Robots Rule APRIL 17 @ 1 p.m.

  Robotics Showcase:  The local robotics teams have been hard at work preparing for their virtual competitions so we put together a video of their robots in action.  Unfortunately, we have to postpone our Robotics Showcase Extravaganza 2021.  We hope to have a community event later this year.  For now, you can watch the Wizalos and the Dapper Robo-Noodles run their robots through the FTC qualifying course, which will be posted on the San Carlos Branch Library Facebook page on Saturday,... Continue Reading >

Learn Bicycle Repair and Maintenance

  The Bike Kitchen provides library users with access to shop-grade bicycle tools, professional assistance, along with hands-on learning opportunities and educational resources. Bike Kitchen Basics: Videos Kate Cowper and Taylor Gill of Hub + Spoke Cycleworks provide instruction for performing minor repairs, basic maintenance, and equipment overhauls on your bicycle. Each video covers tools needed and step-by-step guidance for getting your bike safe and ride ready. This project is supported by the Friends of the Central Library and the U.S. Institute of... Continue Reading >

Bi-weekly Wednesdays @ 10: “Baking with Linda”

“Baking with Linda”  This bi-weekly baking class is an online program.  New Videos will be posted every other Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. on Facebook: San Carlos Library.    Last week, Library Assistant II Linda Dami taught viewers to make Tiramisu! She'll answer your questions too.  Starting with the basics, you will progress through baking different types of breads, pastries, and other goodies twice a month with Linda. Continue Reading >

Spring into STEAM

Spring into STEAM, our systemwide STEAM program for ages 9-12, is going virtual this year and all events will take place during the month of April.  This year’s theme, “Let’s Go!,” is focused on transportation and cultural exploration.  There will be four different activities that will be presented by community partners:  Arts for Learning, SD Parks and Rec, SD Air & Space Museum, and Toshwerks.  Registration is now open for all events on the Library website.  “Let’s Go!” also... Continue Reading >