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THE LIBRARY IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED

All Day 3/16 - 12/31
Some Branches
Branches:
Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library, Balboa Library, Carmel Valley Library, City Heights/Weingart Library, Clairemont Library, Kensington-Normal Heights Library, Linda Vista Library, Mountain View/Beckwourth Library, North Clairemont Library, North Park Library, North University Community Library, Oak Park Library, Ocean Beach Library, Otay Mesa-Nestor Library, Pacific Beach/Taylor Library, Paradise Hills Library, Rancho Peñasquitos, San Carlos Library, Scripps Miramar Ranch Library, Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library, Skyline Hills Library, Tierrasanta Library, University Community Library, University Heights Library, Outreach
Description:
Under the guidance of the CA Department of Public Health and San Diego County’s Public Health Officer, 12 San Diego Public Library locations are open for limited in-person services Monday – Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and will be closed from 1-...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Library hOURS

All Day
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Breaking News @ The Library, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
A bi-weekly series to discuss and inform library patrons about current happenings and virtual offerings at the library. Click the link below to listen 24/7: https://radiopublic.com/library-hours-6Np0Jy ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Virtual Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Registration
Library Branch: Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Featured, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 46
Event Details:
Join us for Virtual Toddler Storytime with Mrs. Suzanne via Zoom!  Registration is required as space is limited.  Registration will open on the Thursday before Tuesday Storytime at 9:00 am.  Once registered, you will receive an email c...
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

SRCA Exercises

11:00am - 12:00pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: Older Adults
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Preschool Story Time

11:30am - 12:30pm
Clairemont Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Clairemont Library
Room: Children's Area - Clairemont
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Fun preschool stories & songs with Miss Joyce with a simple craft afterwards.  ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Qigong

11:30am - 12:30pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Room: Community Room/Taylor Gallery - Pacific Beach/Taylor
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
Qigong is an ancient Chinese practice that focuses on deep breathing, gentle movements and stretching through fun, easy-to-learn exercises that promote vitality, improved balance, a stronger immune system, and better circulation.  This class cov...
This event is in the "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Vista Hill Bridges Resource Table

11:30am - 1:00pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Room: Lobby - Pacific Beach/Taylor
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Wellness
Event Details:
Homeless Outreach Workers from Vista Hill Bridges will provide information and resources for adults seeking to make the personal changes necessary to live a clean & sober productive life.  Sober living and case management resources will...
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Bridge Club

12:00pm - 3:15pm
Carmel Valley Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Carmel Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Valley
Age Group: Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
Party Bridge for ages 16 - Adult. Experience necessary. ...
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Mind-Body Fitness for Older Adults

12:30pm - 1:30pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Community Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Older Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
Mind-Body Fitness for Older Adults is a restorative and contemplative class designed to promote physical and emotional balance, release stress, and create greater inner awareness through Hatha Chair Yoga. This class blends modified yoga postures, ...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Art of Cartooning

2:00pm - 2:15pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Learn how to draw cartoons!  Each session will feature a different animated, live action, or literary character.  Although this class is geared for kids, all ages are welcome to participate! To access this program, click on the Facebook Gro...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Mind/Body Fitness

2:30pm - 3:30pm
San Carlos Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: San Carlos Library
Room: Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
Mind/Body Fitness provides a way for older adults and people with disabilities to practice yoga and mindfulness. It is a great practice for everyone, as it deepens flexibility and strengthens personal body awareness.  Every Tuesday. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Listen to This: Tuesday Stories Read Aloud

3:00pm - 4:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Community Engagement, Literature, Performing Arts
Event Details:
Weekly readings of favorite classic and modern short stories selected by library staff performed by Write Out Loud professional actors. Part of WOL’s popular reading performance program Listen to This where new stories are release...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.
This event is in the "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Make a Paper Circuit

3:00pm - 4:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Program Includes Kit, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Join the Innovation Lab at San Diego Public Library for a virtual program where you can learn the basics of circuitry. Participants will get a free maker kit that you can pick up from your preferred holds pick up location. Maker kits come with all th...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

STEAM Night @ the Library

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Mountain Ranch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Learn basic scientific concepts!  Conduct simple experiments!  This program meets on the Second and Fourth Tuesday of the month.  The Second Tuesday of the month will feature a special science experiment.  This program is especial...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Button Making for Kids

3:30pm - 4:30pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Children's Area - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Design your own pinback buttons to keep or give to friends and family! This is easy, creative crafting at its best. Free and all supplies provided. For ages 5 and up.   ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Afternoon Storytime

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Carmel Valley Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Carmel Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Valley
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Ms. Linda will entertain you with stories and songs. ...
This event is in the "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

How to Draw an Autumn-Themed Still Life

4:00pm - 4:45pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Make a drawing of an autumn themed still life!  You'll need a pencil, pen, eraser, ruler, and a piece of paper to complete this project.  You will also need to print out the attached PDF or JPG image.  Follow along and learn a tec...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Kid's Yoga

4:00pm - 4:45pm
San Carlos Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: San Carlos Library
Room: Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
Stories can really get you moving!  An elementary teacher/yoga instructor helps kids unwind with a storytime that incorporates books, songs, scarves and movement.  Please bring a mat or towel.  Ages 3-8.  Every Tuesday. ...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Crafts for Kids

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Linda Vista Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Linda Vista Library
Room: Children's Storytime Nook - Linda Vista
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Stretch your imagination and discover the artist within you've always known existed! Create fabulous crafts! In this program, get detailed instructions on how to make a craft you'll be able to take home! We provide the supplies! ...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

YOUTH CHESS

5:00pm - 7:00pm
San Carlos Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: San Carlos Library
Room: Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Event Details:
Learn how to play chess, or hone your skills!  Chess is a great way to improve logical thinking skills and math ability.  All levels welcome.  Ages 18 and under.  2nd & 4th Tuesdays. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Pajama Signing Storytime w/ Miss Jennifer

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Balboa Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Room: Children's Area - Balboa
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Visit the library for storytime in your comfy pajamas while Miss Jennifer uses and teaches sign language to enhance the reading of beloved children's picture books.  Includes bubble time too! [Birth - 5 years old] ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

PJ Storytime & Craft

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Room: Children's Area - Pacific Beach/Taylor
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Art, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Children will enjoy stories, songs, and a craft.  Pajamas optional!   ...

Banned Book Club

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Mira Mesa Library
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Seminar/Booksale Room - Mira Mesa
Program Type: Literature
Event Details:
The Mira Mesa Library’s Banned Book Club, a book group with a “freedom to read” theme, meets the last Tuesday of each month (no meeting in December), 6:30pm at the library, 8405 New Salem St. The group focuses on books and authors that have been b...
This event is in the "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Modern Classics Book Club: To Kill a Mockingbird

10:00am - 10:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Literature
Event Details:
Welcome to our virtual book club!  We will be reading out loud a variety of books ranging from classic selections to modern literature. Current Selection Title: To Kill a Mockingbird Author: Harper Lee Book Description:  ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Listen and follow along as Miss Helene, the Steampunk Youth Services Librarian at the Balboa Branch Library with the San Diego Public Library shares a virtual online storytime reading of "Goodbye Autumn, Hello Winter" charmingly written and...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Listen and follow along as Miss Helene, the Steampunk Youth Services Librarian at the Balboa Branch Library with the San Diego Public Library shares a virtual online storytime reading of "Goodbye Autumn, Hello Winter" charmingly written and...