San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

SCFOL Volunteers

In 2018, sixty-three SCFOL volunteers donated a total of 4737 hours to support the San Carlos Branch Library; that is equivalent to 2.4 FTEs. One FTE is equal to one full-time (40 hr/week) employee. 3064 hours were spent sorting your donated books, working at SCFOL's 1st Saturday of every month Used Book Sale or the previous day's FSDPL Members Only sale. Our SCFOL Board Members donated an additional 1623 hours keeping all organized, recruiting members & volunteers, organizing book sales, keeping recordss, recording finances, recruiting artists, authors & speakers, and updating the website and publicizing... Continue Reading >

People Enjoying Poetry

Join People Enjoying Poetry (PEP) for an open mic event for poetry sharing. Read your published or unpublished works, or read someone else's poetry. We'll work together to create a collection of poetry and the group will offer feedback at the poet's request. This group will meet from 1-3 p.m., quarterly on Saturday, February 9, May 25, August 24, and November 23. See People Enjoying Poetry Continue Reading >

EVENT REMINDERS

If you haven't been receiving e-mail reminders about upcoming events such as our monthly Used Book Sale or Speaker dates, it's because we don't have your correct e-mail address.Have you changed yours recently or is your "BOX" full? You may sign up in person at the San Carlos Branch Library or email [email protected]  Please include your full name and email address.  Also, tell us if you are already an SCFOL member. You may also join SCFOL on line.  Just click on the MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION IN THE BLUE BOX on the right side of this page.  Hope to see you soon at... Continue Reading >

Be a FRIEND—MEMBERSHIP Counts!

SCFOL annually donates between $20,000-$30,000 to the San Carlos Branch Library.  Memberships, donations and our monthly used book sales are SCFOL's primary revenue sources. Friends' memberships and donations are tax deductible as a charitable contributions.  INDIVIDUAL LIFE Memberships are only $250. Join at this level before October 30, to have your name added to this year's Honor Wall plaque which is on display in the Winer Family Community Room and Art Gallery. Since SCFOL's founding in 1982, 117 individuals have become Life-Members.  ANNUAL Memberships are a real bargain: $5 for  Seniors or Youth; $10 for one adult;  $20 for a Family... Continue Reading >

2018’s One Book, One San Diego Selection

 August 25, at the San Diego Union-Tribune sponsored Festival of Books, the 2018, “One Book, One San Diego,” selection was announced.  It is March: Book One.” This graphic memoir is the first of a trilogy,written by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell.   "March: Book One, is a vivid first-hand account of the early life of the Civil Rights icon, John Lewis, including meeting Martin Luther King, Jr. and the birth of the Nashville Student Movement.  John Lewis and other student activists drew inspiration from the 1958 comic book “Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story.” Now, his own comics... Continue Reading >