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This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Virtual Browsing

04/01/2021 @ 9:00am - 04/30/2021 @ 6:00pm
North Clairemont Library
Library Branch: North Clairemont Library
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual
Event Details:
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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.

LibrArianne Virtual Book Chat

04/01/2021 @ 9:30am - 04/30/2021 @ 6:00pm
North Clairemont Library
Library Branch: North Clairemont Library
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Literature
Event Details:
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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.

Kindness Challenge

04/01/2021 @ 2:00pm - 04/30/2021 @ 6:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Online/Virtual
Event Details:
Celebrate kindness this month with the San Diego Public Library by participating in our Kindness Challenge!  Download the attached Kindness Challenge game board, complete all acts of kindness and answer the related questions.  Return your c...
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.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

9:30am - 12:00pm
North Clairemont Library
Library Branch: North Clairemont Library
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Event Details:
Join us for a great outdoor book sale and help support the North Clairemont branch library. ...
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.

Virtual Saturday Craft

10:00am - 10:30am
Balboa Library
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Join Ms. Chris or Ms. Nenette online as they instruct you in making a fun craft.  Enjoy!  [Kindergarten-4th Grade] Go to the Balboa Branch Library's Facebook page weekly at 10:00a.m. on Saturday mornings to learn how to do creative craft...
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.
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.

Paws to Read with Love on a Leash

10:30am - 11:30am
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Children's Area - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Event Details:
Come practice your reading or storytelling skills with Finnegan a certified therapy dog with San Diego Love on a Leash! ...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

By Air, By Land, By Sea

11:00am - 12:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Educational, Program Includes Kit, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the San Diego Air & Space Museum and draw inspiration from the WWII-era flying boat, the famous PBY Catalina, to design your own mode of transportation! Build, test, and modify a vehicle that will travel on land, ...

Virtual Cracking the COVID 19 Code

11:00am - 12:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic and the plethora of news surrounding the mystery of COVID-19, this course is an exploration into the world of viruses. We will be establishing a strong understanding of viruses and dive in to examine SARS...

Virtual Ocean Science and Marine Biodiversity

11:00am - 12:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
The ocean is home to a fascinating variety of ecosystems, from tide pools along the shore to the depths of the middle Pacific. Dive below the surface to explore marine biodiversity and to learn how people can help protect it. Students will explore...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
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.
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.

Music Classes with Villa Musica

11:00am - 2:45pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces
Event Details:
Free music classes presented by Villa Musica. For all ages. April 6th - June 13th.  Instruments are available for loan through Villa Musica. Please register for the classes using the links below. Classes meet weekly at the times stated below....
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.

Children's Book Talk: Sea Otter Heroes

12:00pm - 12:15pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Literature, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Looking for your next great kids’ read?  Then join us for a Children’s Book Talk!  This week, in celebration of Earth Day, youth services librarian Ms. Erin tells you all about a recent nonfiction winner of the Green Earth Book Aw...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

*VIRTUAL* Teen Council & Teen Book Club

12:00pm - 1:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Literature
Event Details:
**THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM - LINK TO MEETING ROOM WILL BE EMAILED TO PARTICIPANTS.** **NEW TO THE CLUB? EMAIL YOUTH SERVICES LIBRARIAN DANA SANCHEZ AT SANCHEZDM@SANDIEGO.GOV** Earn service hours and help the library make decisions about servin...

Project-in-a-Box: ColorBot!

2:00pm - 5:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Educational, Program Includes Kit, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Program Description In this workshop, learn basic circuitry and Arduino programming to create this fun robot! Students get to make a Lego eating robot! ColorBot tells you what color Lego is in its mouth by having its eyes light up the same color! ...
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.

Gratitude Meditation

9:00am - 9:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Wellness
Event Details:
As part of our wellness programming, Mindful Meditation goes live on the SDPL Virtual Hub on Facebook on the 1st & 3rd Sundays of the month. No experience necessary, just bring yourself and find a calm space to start. Take time for yourself and j...
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.

Snow White with Trinity Theatre - Storytime Theatre

11:00am - 12:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature, Performing Arts
Event Details:
Join Trinity Theatre's Storytime team online through ZOOM as we present "Snow White!" Brought to you in partnership with the San Diego Public Library, and Kitabu Club Adventures, Storytime Sunday is designed for children ages 12 and under, and fam...

Manage Your Future

1:00pm - 4:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Educational, Library NExT
Event Details:
Ready to earn pre-college credit while learning about business management? This virtual series is designed for high school students who are excited to learn about logistics and coordination of activities in a business setting. Business management enc...

Library NExT: Admit One-Session Two S.A.T. Test Prep

1:00pm - 5:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Educational, Library NExT
Event Details:
Let San Diego Public Libraries assist you in preparing for the transition from high school to college through the Admit One College Prep Academy! Admit One provides an advantage on SAT & ACT test preparation. A partnership between the San Diego P...
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: Rebecca

10:00am - 10:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, 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: Rebecca Author: Daphne du Maurier Book Description:  Daphn...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

SDPL Dance Pants Party | Virtual Event

10:00am - 10:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Details:
Join us via Zoom for a virtual dance party! This weekly Monday morning dance series is recommended for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergartners. Kids will twist, shout and make their moves to musical favorites like "The Hokey Pokey," "Baby Shark," a...
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.

Take It & Make It -- Seed Bombs

10:00am - 10:30am
Rancho Bernardo Library
Registration
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Program Includes Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Register for a take-home kit to make seed bombs. Each kit contains clay/soil matrix, wildflower seed mix, fabric and ribbon for wrapping, and instructions. Kits will be available for pickup at the Rancho Bernardo Library starting 4/19/21 during ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Virtual Monday Morning Storytime with Ms. Carrie

10:00am - 10:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join Ms. Carrie, on Zoom, Monday mornings for virtual stories, songs, and fun that foster early literacy skills. When you register for this storytime, you will receive an email with the Meeting Room and Passcode for storytimes until June 28th, so ...
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.

Celebrate El día de los niños (Children’s Day) at City Heights Library!

04/19/2021 @ 10:00am - 04/30/2021 @ 5:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art
Event Details:
Celebrate El día de los niños (Children’s Day) at City Heights Library & reserve your día literacy activity kit today.   These kits have been co-designed with Back from Tomboctou, a local San Diego artisanal shop, dedicated to t...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Virtual Preschool Storytime

11:00am - 11:15pm
North Clairemont Library
Library Branch: North Clairemont Library
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual
Event Details:
Have fun joining Ms. Minoo for this virtual storytime. North Clairemont Library | Facebook ...
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.
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 Your Own . . . Paper Airplane Launcher

3:30pm - 4:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Learn how to make your own paper airplane with just a few materials! Before the program please gather the following items: 3-4 pieces of copy paper 1 12x12 piece of cardstock paper  Stapler Rubber band Scissors If you have tro...