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

JULY: Can you find Waldo @ 36 Branch Libraries?

He’s back!  For the third year in a row, for the entire month of July, Waldo will be hiding inside all 36* branches of the San Diego Public Library System!  Can you find him?  Pick up your official passport at any San Diego Branch Public Library or the Library Shop inside the Central Library and see how many you can find.  For each Waldo located you’ll receive a stamp in your passport and that branch’s collectible button.  Each branch has... Continue Reading >

Youth SPECIAL EVENTS

PAWS TO READ: Throughout the summer this program will be held every 1st & 3rd Monday at 11 a.m.. 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 >

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 (SRP) June 1-August 31: “It’s Showtime @ Your Library”

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. Amazing Dana Wednesday, July 10, 2:30-3:15 Come be amazed by the magical prowess of Amazing Dana!  Includes audience participation and comedy.  Sparkles the Clown Wednesday, July 17, 2:30-3:15 Clown around with Sparkles the Clown... Continue Reading >

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