San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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


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? You may sign up in person at the San Carlos Branch or on-line. On the right hand side of this page under the blue area, type in your email address and you'll be added to our SCFOL Newsletter and Reminders groups.  Please 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... Continue Reading >

IMPORTANT!!! Branch CLOSURE: June 12-23,

Temporary branch closure:  The branch will be CLOSED between Monday, June 12 and Friday, June 23  for the completion of the installation of the new radio frequency identification (RFID) system at the San Carlos Branch Library. The branch will REOPEN on Saturday, June 24. During the closure: There will be NO programs or patron use of library materials at the San Carlos Branch between June 12-23. You may continue to return your materials to our branch using the outside drop slots and boxes. Items you have placed on HOLD before June 23 will be extended for 2 weeks after reopening... Continue Reading >

Congratulations JUSTIN!

Congratulations to 7 year old Dailard Elementary student, Justin,  the winner of our April "Who Hatches?" scavenger hunt.  His name was drawn from the 98 correct entries received.  Justin won a $25 gift certificate to  purchase his favorite books.  Erin Moore, our Youth Services Librarian, has created several library scavenger hunts this year; all youth may participate.  Watch for more to come.  They are sponsored by SCFOL. Continue Reading >

Congratulations CAROLINE BEAIL

City-wide winners of the 20th Annual "Writing for Literacy Essay Contest" were announced April 27, at the Balboa Park Club. Pershing Middle School student, Caroline Beail was one of the four City-wide 8th grade winners. Beail chose To Kill a Mockingbird, as the one book she would save if all other books in the world were to be destroyed. In 2013, as a fourth grader at Dailard Elementary, Beail was also a City-wide winner in that division. She appears here with her proud parents, Linda Beail and Eric Schlumpf. Congratulations to all of the participants, their families and teachers. Parents, teachers,... Continue Reading >