San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

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 (until... Continue Reading >

SRP Registration begins June 15

Read books and win prizes in the 94th Annual Summer Reading Program! Open to children, teens and adults, the program runs from June 15 through August 15. This year's theme is Reading by Design. Click on 2017 Summer Reading Program for additional information about reading goals, prizes, and how to register. Registration begins on June 15.  Ask our staff if you need assistance. Due to the San Carlos Branch Library RFID upgrade closure, our SRP Special Events kickoff will begin on Wednesday, June 28 at 2:30 with Michael Rayner’s Super Funny Variety Show. With his one-of-a-kind tricks and stunts, Michael Rayner... Continue Reading >


Please have a fun and safe holiday.  The Fireworks are back!!!  We hope to see you at the Lake Murray Community 4th of July Celebration at Lake Murray. For a complete list of the 4th of July activities ( bands, food, games)  go to their website Lake Murray Fireworks You did it!  The Fireworks Committee thanks the entire community for its support in bringing back this fun event. Continue Reading >

What’s happening at the Library Shop

It's June! Summer is here, students are graduating, wedding season is in full swing, and we're celebrating all things Dad -- this is one action packed month! With all this hustle and bustle, don't forget to take some time to treat yourself to your favorite summer-time activity. Whether your idea of the perfect June day is reading by the beach or sleeping under the stars, we've got just the thing for you. Let us be your one-stop-shop for beautifully handcrafted letterpress missives honoring Dads, Grads, and Newlyweds.  Do you love getting great items at a discount? Who doesn't! We're clearing out... Continue Reading >