San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

SDPL Master Plan Presentation

Thank you to everyone who attended the August 24,  presentation and listening session for the Library Master Plan Framework. We appreciate all the enthusiasm and input on this document that will help shape the future of the San Diego Public Library.  If you were not able to attend, you can view a recording of the session HERE. Below are additional resources and ways you can participate: Provide your comments about the Plan HERE. Attend the second listening session on Saturday, September 18 at 2 p.m. Follow THIS LINK to attend the September 18 online event. Download the Plan HERE. Find more details about the Plan HERE. The Library Foundation is proud... Continue Reading >

Libraries are COOL !

When the weather gets too hot, remember that the San Carlos Branch Library is air conditioned and now open at 50% capacity. Great time to go browsing among the books, choose an intriguing summer read, and lower your body temperature for an hour or two.  At this time, vaccinated patrons are not required to wear a mask.  Unvaccinated patrons are required to wear a mask in a public building. Continue Reading >

FLIPSTER: Digital Magazines

Looking for magazines to read poolside, but can't get to the Library to borrow them? Try Flipster, the Library's easy-to-use digital newsstand that offers access to best-selling digital magazines. Log in with your San Diego Public Library card number to access dozens of titles.  See How It Works Continue Reading >

Library Shop: New Hours, New Sock Wall, New Clearance Sale!

The Library Shop Now Open for In-Person Shopping! Welcome Back! It’s been too long! The Library Shop is once again back to in-person shopping at the San Diego Central Library @ Joan ^ Irwin Jacobs Common. With the Central Library now open for full browsing, there's never been a better time to stop by the Library Shop to see the fun changes it has made, including the new sock wall! Starting August 2, the Library Shop will be open Monday through Saturday, 11 am to 6 pm. Plus, the Shop has added even more items to the clearance table and upped... Continue Reading >