San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Battle of the Genres

What is a genre?   Visit the San Carlos branch library throughout the summer (June 1-August 31) and cast your vote for your favorite genre. YSL Ms. Erin, has chosen 16 subjects (genre) for your kids to choose from.  Categories are adventure, animals, sports, mystery, scary, humor, fantasy, non-fiction, historical fiction, biography, realistic fiction, science fiction, classics, graphic novels, poetry, and fairy tales. Print up a Battle of the Genres Bracket sheet or pick one up at the library after June 1  Try to read a book from each genre during the summer.  Round-1 vote ends July 9, when the... Continue Reading >

Used Book Donation Guidelines

  We have resumed accepting your gently used book donations. Please read the book donation guidelines below. Without  your book donations, we would not be able to hold our Monthly First Saturday Used Book Sales, the proceeds of which are donated to the San Carlos Branch Library to purchase new books, equipment, and programs. Because of your book donations and purchases, plus the many hours annually donated by our volunteers, we are able to donate approximately $20,000 annually to our branch library through the Library Foundation.  Because of your generous used book donations, we are able to offer between 50%... Continue Reading >

MAY, 2022: New Branch Library Update

Our City Council-member Raul Campillo has notified SCFOL that a "No Further Action" letter  from the Water Quality Control Board, regarding the Golfcrest & Jackson lot, been received by the City of San Diego. Stantec has removed the remediation wells and will be resurfacing the lot. The City holds an "Option to Buy" for this property, and this "No Further Action" notice opens the door for the City to purchase the lot for the library, once notified of its availability. Continue Reading >

JUNE 7: Youth Robotics Team Interest Meeting

Parents and Youth:  Tuesday, June 7th, 6-7 pm, the Henry Cluster STEMM Foundation is hosting a youth Robotics team interest meeting.  Learn to build a youth Robotics Team. Stop by to meet other parents, learn about school and community team formation, supplies (motors and building kits), internet resources, and see demos of robots by youth participants in different age ranges. Robotics Team Meeting Continue Reading >