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

Fall SPECIAL EVENTS

  FILM: “Mighty Times, The Children’s March:”  Tuesday, October 16, 6 p.m., The San Carlos Branch Library will host a showing of the Oscar-winning short documentary, “Mighty Times: The Children’s March.” The film highlights the heroism of the young activists of the 1963 Children’s Crusade. This event is part of the special event programming for this year’s One Book, One San Diego where we are exploring themes of civil rights, social justice and discrimination.  The event is FREE and suitable for all ages. Trick-or-Read: Wednesday, Oct. 31, Anytime between 11:30am... Continue Reading >

College Admission Essay Assistance

Sarah Hendy-Jackson, library assistant III, will be leading a new program series in October and November geared toward high school seniors to help them with their college admission essays.  Students can drop in anytime during the dates/times listed below to get FREE assistance with brainstorming, editing, organizing, grammar, word count, etc. Sarah studied 19th Century American Literature in graduate school at UCSD.  In addition, since 2011, she has worked within the University's Humanities department, teaching freshman writing, history, philosophy, and literature.  Click... Continue Reading >

Kids 2018 “ONE BOOK” Selection

 The companion 2018, "One Book" chosen for kids is "Blue Sky, White Stars."  It is a picture book written by Sarvinder Naberhaus and illustrated by New York Times bestselling and Caldecott-honor winning artist Kadir Nelson. "Deceptively simple verses pair with richly evocative images of American history, landscape, and people." One Book, One San Diego is our region's premiere literary program, presented in partnership between KPBS and over 80 public libraries, service organizations and educational institutions. Now in its 12th year, the purpose is... Continue Reading >

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