San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

APRIL: San Carlos Branch Available Services

The San Carlos Branch is constantly updating the list of library services they have available for you during COVID-19.  Here is the list of what's NEW and how previous services may have changed. CONTACTLESS PICK-UP SERVICES are available 9:30 am-1 pm & 2 pm-5:30 pm, Monday-Saturday, closed Sundays.  Everyday between the hour of 1 - 2 p.m. libraries will be closed for mid-day sanitation break. You will receive an email with the designated location to retrieve your holds when they are ready. At San Carlos Branch, upon arrival, please call 619-527-3430, stay in your car until the librarian calls you... Continue Reading >

Learn Bicycle Repair and Maintenance

  The Bike Kitchen provides library users with access to shop-grade bicycle tools, professional assistance, along with hands-on learning opportunities and educational resources. Bike Kitchen Basics: Videos Kate Cowper and Taylor Gill of Hub + Spoke Cycleworks provide instruction for performing minor repairs, basic maintenance, and equipment overhauls on your bicycle. Each video covers tools needed and step-by-step guidance for getting your bike safe and ride ready. This project is supported by the Friends of the Central Library and the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State... Continue Reading >

Bi-weekly Wednesdays @ 10: “Baking with Linda”

“Baking with Linda”  This bi-weekly baking class is an online program.  New Videos will be posted every other Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. on Facebook: San Carlos Library.    Last week, Library Assistant II Linda Dami taught viewers to make Tiramisu! She'll answer your questions too.  Starting with the basics, you will progress through baking different types of breads, pastries, and other goodies twice a month with Linda. Continue Reading >

April 27 : Author Caitlin Rother in Conversation with J.W. August

  On April 27, 7 p.m., New York Times bestselling author Caitlin Rother will discuss her latest groundbreaking book of true crime narrative nonfiction, Death on Ocean Boulevard: Inside the Coronado Mansion Case, in conversation with broadcast journalist J.W. August. Rother takes an authoritative, objective and yet personal look at the controversial high-profile death case of Rebecca Zahau through the lens of Rother's own experience—her husband's suicide in 1999. She will save time for a Q&A with attendees after the discussion. REGISTER NOW.  ZOOM login will be posted and emailed to all registrants within 48 hours of event.  Continue Reading >