San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Meet Linda Dami

Linda Dami Library Assistant II "Hello, my name is Linda Dami and I have lived in San Diego since the age of seven. I grew up mostly in Clairemont, have a BA in Anthropology from UCSD, and currently am in the process of getting my MLIS through SJSU. I have worked for San Diego Public Library for one year and was recently promoted to Library Assistant II when joining the San Carlos branch. For five years, my father and I have owed a donut shop, called Donut Panic. It is located in the Grantville area on Mission Gorge Road. I... Continue Reading >

Congratulations: Summer Reading Program Update

Congratulations to all of our 2019 Summer Reading Program participants.  This year, 460 out of 746 San Carlos Branch patrons who registered for the Summer Reading Program, completed their goals.  This compares to 303 out of 547 in 2018.  WAY TO GO!  And keep on reading throughout the year.  Attendance at the Wednesday Special Summer Event programs totaled 967.  That's up from 768 last year. The San Carlos Staff and SCFOL appreciate your participation and hope all enjoyed the programs.  Our Fall lineup of kids programs have been expanded to include some new STEM experiences.  Check them out. See you... 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 >

Introducing the 2019 One-Book-One-San-Diego Titles for Adults, Teens, and Kids

One Book, One San Diego is our region's premier literary program, presented in partnership between KPBS and over 80 public libraries, service organizations and educational institutions. Now in its 13th year, the purpose is to bring our community closer together through the shared experience of reading and discussing the same book. See https://www.kpbs.org/one-book/ The 2019 ADULT OBOSD selection, The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai, is a novel of friendship and redemption in the face of tragedy.In 1985, Yale Tishman, the development director for a Chicago art gallery, is about to pull off a coup, bringing an extraordinary collection of 1920s paintings.... Continue Reading >