San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Show San Diego How-To

Can you teach others HOW TO DO something in a fun and entertaining fashion? Can you demonstrate it in 20 or 45 minutes? Can you make it hands-on with audience participation? If that's a YES from you, apply to present as a volunteer at the 4th annual How-To Festival to be held at 20 libraries on Saturday, May 18. For program ideas and inspiration, view the 2018 How-To Festival program line-up here.  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 >

People Enjoying Poetry

Join People Enjoying Poetry (PEP) for an open mic event for poetry sharing. Read your published or unpublished works, or read someone else's poetry. We'll work together to create a collection of poetry and the group will offer feedback at the poet's request. This group will meet from 1-3 p.m., quarterly on Saturday, February 9, May 25, August 24, and November 23. See People Enjoying Poetry Continue Reading >

EVENT REMINDERS

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 the MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION IN THE BLUE BOX on the right side of this page.  Hope to see you soon at... Continue Reading >

Be a FRIEND—MEMBERSHIP Counts!

SCFOL annually donates between $20,000-$30,000 to the San Carlos Branch Library.  Memberships, donations and our monthly used book sales are SCFOL's primary revenue sources. Friends' memberships and donations are tax deductible as a charitable contributions.  INDIVIDUAL LIFE Memberships are only $250. Join at this level before October 30, to have your name added to this year's Honor Wall plaque which is on display in the Winer Family Community Room and Art Gallery. Since SCFOL's founding in 1982, 117 individuals have become Life-Members.  ANNUAL Memberships are a real bargain: $5 for  Seniors or Youth; $10 for one adult;  $20 for a Family... Continue Reading >