San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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


Learn what's happening throughout the SDPL system this month in the LIBRARY CONNECTIONS and don't forget to visit the San Diego Public Library website to discover more materials, programs, and events available throughout the year. San Diego Public Library | Library Locations & Hours | Library Foundation | Library Shop | Calendar of Events | Donate Continue Reading >

MARCH 26, 2O21: New San Carlos Branch Library Update

The San Carlos Branch Library Friends of the Library are still dedicated to getting a new library built for our community. The project was stalled for many years until the 40th Anniversary of the library in 2014 when efforts were renewed to find out the status of the project and move forward with purchasing the land. The land was a former gas station, so the underground water needs to be tested for chemicals which is a process known as soil vapor assessment. The water is tested and then a report is submitted to determine if the chemical levels are low... Continue Reading >

Spring into STEAM

Spring into STEAM, our systemwide STEAM program for ages 9-12, is going virtual this year and all events will take place during the month of April.  This year’s theme, “Let’s Go!,” is focused on transportation and cultural exploration.  There will be four different activities that will be presented by community partners:  Arts for Learning, SD Parks and Rec, SD Air & Space Museum, and Toshwerks.  Registration is now open for all events on the Library website.  “Let’s Go!” also includes an Explorer Challenge, in which participants can receive a prize for completing at least two activities.  Please CLICK HERE... Continue Reading >

MatchBook – Ignite Your Love of Reading!

        Did you just finish reading a book and are not sure what to read next? No problem, WE CAN HELP! Get a personalized list of reading recommendations prepared for you by a San Diego Public Library staff member (one is our own Ms. Erin) with knowledge in multiple subjects. Unlike Amazon or Goodreads, your recommended list will be prepared by people and not by machine algorithms. Be forewarned that some of the choices may be quirky, adventurous, whimsical, or all the above. Get help finding your next great read and reignite your love of reading!  TO MEET THE LIBRARIANS (one of them... Continue Reading >

REALM: March Project Update

REALM literature review and new toolkit resources available Systematic literature review This third systematic literature review of SARS-CoV-2 research published through November 2020 summarizes current research on how the virus spreads, its survival on materials and surfaces, and the effectiveness of various prevention and decontamination measures. DOWNLOAD PDF Toolkit resourcesNew toolkit materials with resources and information on vaccines, reopening considerations, social distancing measures, and virtual programming are also available. DOWNLOAD PDF  Continue Reading >