San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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


A wide variety of great new VIRTUAL-distance programs have been created for our patrons to enjoy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please CLICK HERE to update yourself on what the San Diego Public LIbrary has to offer. These programs are supported through your donations to SCFOL, FSDPL, and the Library Foundation. Learn How Library Foundation Supporters Helped the Library Respond. Click HERE Continue Reading >

September: Special Happenings @ the Library Shop

We sincerely hope you are safe and healthy and that you've been able to engage with the world in whatever way you've been comfortable (and hopefully on your terms). Here at the Library Shop, as a non-essential business supporting what we consider an essential institution--The San Diego Public Library--we've had the privilege of being able to continue working from home. And, thanks to being a part of a great organization--The San Diego Public Library Foundation--the Library Shop has kept our staff intact. Not everyone in the service industry has been so lucky and we also want to acknowledge all the... Continue Reading >

Get a Library Card for Digital Access During Library Card Sign-Up Month

It's Library Card Sign-Up Month and the Library is offering a new Digital Library Card. If you don't currently have a Library Card, you can now sign up for a Digital Library Card to access eLibrary resources. With a Digital Library Card you can download digital materials (such as ebooks, eaudiobooks and digital magazines), use electronic databases, take online classes, and much more. Customers may convert their digital library card into a permanent physical library card by contacting any of the Pickup Service Locations. Apply for a Digital Library Card Continue Reading >

Updated SDPL Virtual Events Calendar

There are many VIRTUAL EVENTS that have been scheduled.  See the Library Event Calendar for upcoming virtual events.  Activities that are open to a  limited  number of  Virtual Attendees require you to register; they have a pen in the upper right side of the box.  Click on the event title, scroll down to register. When the Library sponsors or hosts an event it does not constitute an endorsement of the content or the views expressed by the participants. Continue Reading >

WE MET OUR GOAL! Summer Reading Program, Virtual Edition: Dig Deeper

We Met Our Goal! Summer Reading Program SuccessThanks to your participation, we've met our Summer Reading Program Community Read-A-Thon goal of reading 200,000 books and hours before the end of August! Your reading has made a difference. Thanks to you, the Library Foundation and Intuit will donate $10,000 to support library programs. Visit here to learn how to claim your prizes and here for a special message from Library Director Misty Jones.  Continue Reading >