San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

JANUARY 30: All About Seals

  Monday, January 30, 3:30-4:15  Presented by Pam Thomas, Seal Society/Sierra Club San Diego, for ages 4-10. Learn All About Seals at the library, and then plan a family outing to the coast.  All About Seals Did you know that seal birthing season is right around the corner?  This is a great time to visit the beach, and see many moms and newborn pups.   In this interactive program, you will learn what kind of animal the harbor seal is, what seals do, and how to tell the difference between a seal and a sea lion.   Continue Reading >

JANUARY Library Connections

JANUARY Library Connections is brought to you by the Library Foundation SD, and the San Diego Public Library. See what's new this month at the Central Library and other Branch Libraries. The San Diego Public Library Foundation is now the Library Foundation SD! Celebrating 20 years of community and innovation. We are the conduit to support the library's life-changing mission. Check out our website and learn how you can support your library , Lifelong Learning at the Library Continue Reading >

JANUARY ART SHOW: Eileen Mandell

What a way to start 2023! Eileen Mandell's photographs  will be on display in the SCBL Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery January 4-30. Mandell is an award-winning photographer, retired photo arts educator, and a night owl. Combine that with her love of the night sky, and her love for capturing detail and movement in her photographs, and you have the perfect recipe for a nightscape photographer. Meet Eileen at her Artist Reception  Saturday, January 21,noon- 2 p.m.  January Artist Eileen tells us, “With a background in art, I tend to look for shapes, lines, and patterns. Stars, constellations, and... Continue Reading >

Winter Concert Series @ Central Library

The San Diego Central Library @ Joan ? Irwin Jacobs Common is excited to announce the SCHEDULE for the Winter/Spring 2023 Concert Series. Now in its 67th season, the Concert Series will commence 2023 with a Central Library debut performance by Logan Chopyk from the San Diego Symphony on trombone, with acclaimed pianist Tina Chong. The Series will also feature recitals by local and visiting artists from throughout Southern California, the Midwest, and Texas, and will conclude with San Diego Baroque, a virtuosic early music ensemble made up of accomplished local musicians. Central Library Concert Series programs are FREE and open to the... Continue Reading >

Used Book Donation Guidelines

  Thank you for 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% and... Continue Reading >