San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

October NExT Courses Announced (Virtual Library)

Library NExT (Network of Education x Training) is a series of workshops for elementary, middle and high school students on topics including robotics, circuits, Quest for Space: Heat Experiments on the ISS and 64 + other STEAM subjects. Initially started as a pilot program at six San Diego libraries in 2017, it has expanded to 21 locations in 2020 with plans to be offered at all City of San Diego library locations. This San Diego Public Library program is a collaboration with UC San Diego Extension and Sally Ride Science. The virtual fall schedule has been announced, so register now!... Continue Reading >

Current SDPL Virtual Events Calendar

There are many VIRTUAL EVENTS that have been scheduled.  See the Library Event Calendar for upcoming virtual events.  Activities that are open to a  limited  number of  Virtual Attendees require you to register; they have a pen in the upper right side of the box.  Click on the event title, scroll down to register. When the Library sponsors or hosts an event it does not constitute an endorsement of the content or the views expressed by the participants. Continue Reading >

Grab & Go Kids’ Reads

Do your kids miss reading the library’s paperbacks?  Are you unsure which children’s books to reserve?  Never fear – Grab & Go Kids’ Reads are here!  Visit the San Carlos Library and choose a prepackaged set of five themed books from the easel parked next to our contactless pick-up table.  We will then check the books out to you on the spot!  Rainbow Magic, Goosebumps, My Weird School, I Survived, and more – we've got lots of choices, and we add new ones every day! Continue Reading >

Get a Library Card for Digital Access During Library Card Sign-Up Month

It's Library Card Sign-Up Month and the Library is offering a new Digital Library Card. If you don't currently have a Library Card, you can now sign up for a Digital Library Card to access eLibrary resources. With a Digital Library Card you can download digital materials (such as ebooks, eaudiobooks and digital magazines), use electronic databases, take online classes, and much more. Customers may convert their digital library card into a permanent physical library card by contacting any of the Pickup Service Locations. Apply for a Digital Library Card Continue Reading >

July 20 Update: San Carlos Branch Library

BOOK RETURNS: Library materials may now be returned by dropping them into the library's right side wall slot, or by depositing them into the book return bins on the left side of the library. Book returns may be made 24 hours/day from Monday at 9:00 a.m. until Friday at 5:30 p.m.. Book return bins will be LOCKED on Fridays at 5:30 p.m., and reopened on Mondays at 9:00 a.m.. Library materials may now be returned to any of the 36 San Diego Public Libraries during the above days and times. CONTACTLESS PICKUP SERVICE:... Continue Reading >