San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

2020 SCFOL Board Position Openings

In November of each year, the San Carlos Friends of the Library holds its annual General Membership meeting. At this time, all SCFOL members (there are currently about 200 of you), are asked to elect the SCFOL Officers and other Board Members who will serve the San Carlos Branch Library in your name, in the following year. For the 2020 year, we are looking for SCFOL members (or future members) who would be interested in serving in one of two Officer positions: PRESIDENT and SECRETARY. Co-Committee Chairs are needed to fill the following positions: Used Book Sales, Publicity (Word-Press / Website... Continue Reading >

Save the Date: October 12, 2019

6th Annual CELEBRATION UNDER THE DOME OCTOBER 12, 2019 Event attendees help the San Diiego Library Foundation support programs that transform the lives of San Diegans at all 36 public libraries. Join Event Chairs Patti Roscoe and Marlee Ehrenfeld and over 400 philanthropic San Diegans for an evening of entertainment, extraordinary cuisine and craft cocktails paired with experiences that illustrate firsthand the Library’s life-enriching programs. Claim your EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION before August 15. For tickets click on Under the Dome. Interested in supporting the 2019 Celebration Under the Dome event as a Sponsor or Host Committee member? Contact... Continue Reading >

SCFOL New Volunteer Recruitment Proposal

Dear Members and/or Friends of the San Carlos Friends of the Library (SCFOL). My name is Bill Bischoff. I am the Volunteer Chairperson for the San Carlos Friends of the Library, and am writing to ask for your assistance with a new approach to bolster our volunteer numbers. This has become necessary as the pools of possible volunteers from our traditional avenues are quickly shrinking. The two major volunteer pools and the reasons causing the shortages are: High School students are now encouraged to spend their graduation requirement community service hours in a setting where they observe and use the skill sets that... Continue Reading >

SCFOL Volunteers

In 2018, sixty-three SCFOL volunteers donated a total of 4737 hours to support the San Carlos Branch Library; that is equivalent to 2.4 FTEs. One FTE is equal to one full-time (40 hr/week) employee. 3064 hours were spent sorting your donated books, working at SCFOL's 1st Saturday of every month Used Book Sale or the previous day's FSDPL Members Only sale. Our SCFOL Board Members donated an additional 1623 hours keeping all organized, recruiting members & volunteers, organizing book sales, keeping recordss, recording finances, recruiting artists, authors & speakers, and updating the website and publicizing... Continue Reading >