San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

SDPL In-Person & Virtual Event Calendar

There are many daily EVENTS that have been scheduled by the SDPL.  Click on SDPL In-Person & Virtual Event Calendar for upcoming events.  Activities that are open to a  limited  number of  Attendees require you to register. 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 >

SDPL Virtual Hub

The San Diego Public Library Virtual Hub is a Facebook group where Library Staff and partnering organizations offer daily virtual programs for all ages including: read alouds, crafts & DIY, booktalks, and more! Access to our library buildings is very limited, but the fun never stops in our virtual club. Join and get access to our growing collection of videos and resources.    SDPL Virtual Hub SDPL's Virtual Hub has won The Best of San Diego 2020 in San Diego Magazine. 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 >

How-To Festival Videos Now Available Online

  Last month, in partnership with California Coast Credit Union, the Library presented its 6th How-To Festival. The How-To Festival is an interactive community educational event with something for everyone and for all ages. If you missed it, not to worry! All videos are available online for viewing any time that works for you. Round up your family and learn something new together!  Learn "How-To" do something new 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 >