San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

February 11: REALM Project Test 7 & 8 Results are Now Available

  Since the start of the COVIID-19 pandemic, the question arose, "How long would COVID-19 stay viable on a variety of surfaces?" The REALM Project (REopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums) is a scientific project created to give science based answers to this question. On February 11, the REALM Project 7 & 8, "published the RESULTS of the seventh and eighth rounds of Battelle's laboratory testing for COVID-19 on commonly handled materials in archives, libraries and museums. 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 >

LibrariesTransformSD

Libraries Transform SD LibrariesTransformSD is a coalition between the San Diego Public Library Foundation, Friends of San Diego Public Library, the City of San Diego Public Library Commission, and a community of library supporters dedicated to strengthening The San Diego Public Library System by advocating for the resources necessary to sustain our beloved community libraries.  Libraries are facing unprecedented budget cuts.  Please take action to support the SDPL system by contacting Mayor Gloria and City Council members, and asking them to support the following 2022 budget priorities: Protect Library Hours, Stop Budget Cuts in Materials, and help Bridge the Digital Divide.  Get involved!  Visit librariestranformsd.org,  and sign... Continue Reading >

Be a FRIEND—MEMBERSHIP Counts!

SCFOL annually donates to the San Carlos Branch Library.  Memberships, donations and our monthly used book sales (we were only able to have three in 2020 due to COVID-19, and remain on hiatus until further notice) 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 to have your name added to the current  year's Honor Wall plaque which is on display in the Winer Family Community Room and Art Gallery. Since SCFOL's founding in 1982, 125 individuals have become Life-Members. We welcomed... Continue Reading >