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THE LIBRARY IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED

All Day 3/16 - 8/1
Some Branches
Branches:
Central Library, Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library, Balboa Library, Carmel Mountain Ranch Library, Carmel Valley Library, City Heights/Weingart Library, Clairemont Library, College-Rolando Library, Kensington-Normal Heights Library, La Jolla/Riford Library, Linda Vista Library, Logan Heights Library, Mira Mesa Library, Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library, Mission Valley 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, Point Loma/Hervey Library, Rancho Bernardo Library, Rancho Peñasquitos, San Carlos Library, San Ysidro Library, Scripps Miramar Ranch Library, Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library, Skyline Hills Library, Tierrasanta Library, University Community Library, University Heights Library, Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library, Outreach
Description:
Under the guidance of the CA Department of Public Health and San Diego County’s Public Health Officer, the San Diego Public Library will be closed until further notice. Online library services remain avaiable to the public. Find specific information...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Virtual Gardening Club

9:30am - 10:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Join us weekly to learn how to start a garden from seeds, cuttings, scraps, and more! Fun for the family led by staff at Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library. Each week we'll show you a fun way to start your garden and how our garden progresses. Send...
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Literature, Performing Arts
Event Details:
Join Write Out Loud and SD Public Library for weekly video readings of the 12 Short Story Contest winning stories by local authors during the first 3 years of the program.  Sponsored by the Friends of San Diego Central Library, th...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

SDPL Virtual Pride 2020

All Day
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, LGBTQIA, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
In honor & celebration of San Diego’s LGBTQ+ community, the San Diego Public Library welcomes you to join us at Virtual Pride 2020 from June 16th - July 17th. Virtual Pride 2020 kicks off kicks off & concludes with two special Pride E...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Room: Community Room - Allied Gardens/Benjamin
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Active little ones and their caregivers will have fun singing songs, dancing and reading while laying the foundation for future reading success. ...
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: Seminar 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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

The Green Thumbs: A Children's Garden Club!

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Mira Mesa Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Inside Patio - Mira Mesa
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Exposure to nature through play leads to exploration and discovery, engaging both the physical and mental abilities of children. This program is for kids to learn about the environment, gardening and how to care for the earth! For 18 months - 8 ye...
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!  ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Stitching Circle

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Balboa Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Bring your knitting, crocheting and other stitching projects. Share ideas and helpful hints with fellow hobbyists. Instruction may be provided. We look forward to stitching with you! ...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Cal-SOAP SWAG SAT Tutoring

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Seminar Room (A-B) - Valencia Park/Malcolm X
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational
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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Baby Storytime

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Mission Valley Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Mission Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Mission Valley
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Join us for a program that is perfect for babies and young toddlers: short, fun and interactive.   ...
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.

Block Party: Lego Playtime for Kids

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:
We supply the Legos, you provide the creativity!  Children ages 5-12 are invited to unleash their imaginations and build!   Parent assistance is required for all children age 8 and under.  This program meets on the first and third...
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 "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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Kid's Yoga

4:00pm - 5:00pm
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. ...

Pokemon Catapult

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Skyline Hills Library
Library Branch: Skyline Hills Library
Room: Multipurpose Room - Skyline Hills
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.

Crafts With Miss Cheryl

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Mountain View/Beckwourth Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Mountain View/Beckwourth Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art, Educational, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Join Miss Cheryl every Tuesday night for crafts and fun. Miss Cheryl provides craft projects suitable for all ages. However, children under 8 years old require a parent's presence and assistance. ...

Summer Reading BookClub

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Seminar Room (A-B) - Valencia Park/Malcolm X
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.

Chess at the Beach

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Room: Community Room/Taylor Gallery - Pacific Beach/Taylor
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Let's play chess!  All ages and skill levels are welcome to play casual games in our relaxed setting.  ...
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.

LEGO® Creators Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
San Ysidro Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: San Ysidro Library
Room: Lloyd de Llamas Community Room - San Ysidro
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Art, Educational, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
All "master builders" are welcome to take on a LEGO challenge each session, or build something unique, working together or solo.  For children and families ages 5-14. ...