San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

2022–One Book, One San Diego Selections Announced

One Book, One San Diego has announced the selections for the 2022 region-wide read: “The Vanishing Half” by Brit Bennett has been chosen for adult readers; “The Magic Fish” written and illustrated by Trung Le Nguyen for teens and tweens; and “We Are Water Protectors” by Carole Lindstrom and illustrated by Michaela Goade for children. Continue Reading >

CHESS Club @ San Carlos Branch

CONGRATULATIONS  Chess Tournament Winners.  The Chess Club for ages 18 and under meets in the SCBL Community Room, monthly on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. DATES in July - Sept  and Oct - Dec . The Chess Tournament, held on July 31, was organized by volunteers Peter & Luke Cepurac, and Library Assistant III, Albert Elguira, and sponsored by Elks Lodge # 168.  Twenty members participated. Congratulations to the Tournament winners and all who participated. Winners include: Champion - Anthony Mokhov – a 12-yr. old regular of the San Diego Chess Club.  He was perfect with a 7-0 record. Second... Continue Reading >

SD Libraries & Parks Improvement Act Initiative

Each San Diego neighborhood deserves a quality library & park. Libraries and parks are essential to safe, strong, and thriving communities.  For many neighborhoods, these assets have been long neglected with reports showing our parks need $200 million to meet basic safety standards and our libraries need $50 million in maintenance. Sufficient Initiative Petition signatures  for the Libraries & Parks Improvement Act  must be collected in order for the initiative to be placed on the 2024 ballot. Watch for signature collectors at the SCFOL Book Sales and around the city of San Diego. The Libraries & Parks Improvement Act of 2024 is a community-led... Continue Reading >