San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Youth Special Events Category


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 >


Wednesday, Jan. 16 · 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. All About Harbor Seals Did you know that seal birthing season is right around the corner? This is a great time to visit the coast and see moms with newborn pups! In this interactive program, you will learn what kind of animal the harbor seal is, what seals do all day, and how to tell the   difference between a seal and a sea lion. Presented by Seal Society/Sierra Club San Diego. Ages 5-10.   Saturday, Feb. 23,... Continue Reading >


 4th Wednesday – 4-5:15pm:  Kids’ Science:  Challenge Island:   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 for any of the following sessions:       January 23:  Parisian Eiffel Tower Kids will learn about the history and architecture of the Eiffel Tower.  They will then use the engineering design process to build the tallest tower they can. ·        February 27:  African Animal Safari Kids will learn... 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 >