Upcoming Events

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Knitting Circle

July 20, 2019
9:30am - 12:00pm
Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Library Branch: Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Join our knitting circle for a fun and social knitting experience. Bring your knitting and share stories and knitting tips. ...

Meditación en Español

July 20, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Logan Heights Library
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Gracia Molina de Pick & Richard Allen Pick Centro Cultural
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, En Español, Wellness
Event Details:
Prácticas de meditación para disminuir la presión, el estrés y mejorar la salud total. ...

Knitting Circle: Saturday

July 20, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Library Branch: Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Room: Community Room/Taylor Gallery - Pacific Beach/Taylor
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Art, Educational
Event Details:
Knit our community together, while we either learn how to knit or work on our own projects.  Please bring yarn, needles, your project, and come ready to knit with Eileen Adler.  This programs repeats on the 3rd Saturday of each month, as we...

Chinese Language Book Club

July 20, 2019
10:00am - 12:30pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Foushee Patio Room
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Literature
Event Details:
Chinese Language Book Club (Book Scent) held on the third Saturday of every month....

Comic Conference for Educators and Librarians: Educator Panels

July 20, 2019
10:00am - 7:00pm
Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Shiley Special Events Suite
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 147
Event Details:
10:00–11:00 You Have to Read the Pictures, Too: Visual Literacy and Analyzing Graphic Texts with Students—In this crash course in text analysis for graphic novels, teachers and industry experts will demonstrate techniques and tools for building stude...

Zumba

July 20, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Point Loma/Hervey Library
Library Branch: Point Loma/Hervey Library
Room: Marla Haas Community Room - Point Loma/Hervey
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
Join the Zumba craze! Find out what makes this fun workout such a hit. A towel and bottled water are recommended for our Zumba sessions....

Paws to Read with Love on a Leash

July 20, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
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!...

Ten Steps to Avoid Cancer

July 20, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Rancho Peñasquitos
Registration
Library Branch: Rancho Peñasquitos
Room: Community Room - Rancho Peñasquitos
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 47
Event Details:
Learn how simple changes can help protect you against cancer. Cancer is a leading cause of death in Americans, second only to heart disease. Many cancers are lifestyle-related, not age-related, and therefore might be avoidable. These ten steps a...

Water Color with Stephanie - beginners welcome!

July 20, 2019
11:00am - 12:30pm
Kensington-Normal Heights Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kensington-Normal Heights Library
Room: Children's Area - Kensington
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Art
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Learn water color techniques and create small masterpieces!  No pressure, we are here to learn.  Please register online, limited to 10 and all materials are provided.  You are also welcome to bring your own supplies if you would like. ...

Writer's Block

July 20, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Seminar Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Have you wanted to join a writing group but are busy on weekdays? Join our weekend writing group, Writer's Block! Grab a pen and a notebook and join us for an hour of writerly fun! Includes a prompt, time to write, and time to share. Open to all leve...

Open-Source Computing Lab

July 20, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join us at this drop-in clinic for training and help with open-source software, including Inkscape/Inkstitch, OBS, GIMP, Blender, Audacity, and many more!  Demos and help with installation and configuration will be provided.  Please bring y...

Hands-On Genetic Modification: Summer Bio Lab Workshop Series (Workshop #6)

July 20, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Registration
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult
Program Type: Featured, Community Engagement, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Hands-On Genetic ModificationOur First-Ever Summer Bio Lab Workshop Series!Experience the day-to-day activities of scientists in a laboratory setting while learning cutting-edge gene editing techniques through hands-on experimentation! Over the cours...

Comic Conference for Educators and Librarians: Geek-Ed Panels

July 21, 2019
10:00am - 4:00pm
Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Shiley Special Events Suite
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 166
Event Details:
10:00–11:00 GeekEd: E-Sports, Gaming, and Playing with Gender—For generations, subcultures of gamers have fostered community and learning on college campuses and at Comic-Con International. As Esports, board games, LARP, and video games gain more mai...

Family Sunday Pop-Up

July 21, 2019
12:30pm - 4:30pm
Logan Heights Library
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Children's Area - Logan Heights
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: Art, Community Engagement
Event Details:
Join us for a Family Sunday Pop-Up, hosted by Mingei International Museum! This free program for all ages includes interactive activities throughout the library, a hands-on art project, musical performances, storytelling, prizes and much more.  ...

A Cup of Creation: Art Class for Adults

July 21, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
North University Community Library
Library Branch: North University Community Library
Room: Community Room - North University
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Each class will utilize a different art technique to inspire the creation of unique pieces.Classes will begin with quiet time for sketching; please bring a small sketch pad. All other supplies provided free of charge....

La Jolla World Tea Enthusiasts

July 21, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Foushee Patio Room
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
The Jolla World Tea Enthusiasts is a club run by people who love high quality teas, rare teas, exotic teas and teas from around the world. Here, you will not find any instant hot and tea bags. You will find high grade tea prepared with the care, love...

San Diego Poetry Annual

July 21, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Community Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Literature
Event Details:
Selected readings by local poets published in the San Diego Poetry Annual 2018-2019.Come hear local San Diego poets present their poems from the annual.Visit www.sandiegopoetryannual.com for more information. ...

Mommy and Me Happy Hour

July 22, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Library Branch: Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Mountain Ranch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Literature
Event Details:
Mommies (and Daddies too) are invited to get to know other parents in the community while your child plays with their neighbors!  Age-appropriate toys and games will be provided for the little ones to play with.  Parents can meet new friend...

English as a Second Language (ESL) Class - Summer Semester

July 22, 2019
9:30am - 12:15pm
Rancho Peñasquitos
Library Branch: Rancho Peñasquitos
Room: Community Room - Rancho Peñasquitos
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Free, non-credit, English as a Second Language (ESL) Class for adults, presented by Palomar College:Multi-level class for adultsMeets Mondays and Wednesdays, from 9:30 am - 12:20 pm in the Rancho Peñasquitos Library Meeting RoomFi...

Hatha Yoga for Adults

July 22, 2019
11:15am - 12:15pm
Linda Vista Library
Library Branch: Linda Vista Library
Room: Meeting Room - Linda Vista
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
Aryn Rannazzisi leads a gentle paced class combining breath work and postures to promote strength, flexibility and balance. This all-level class will include inversions, backbends and sun salutations. Please bring a mat or large towel and a hand towe...

Hatha Yoga

July 22, 2019
11:30am - 12:30pm
Rancho Bernardo Library
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Bill & Marcia Collins Community Room - Rancho Bernardo
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Wellness
Event Details:
A gentle, slow-paced yoga with Patti Bozorgchami. Learn simple breathing exercises and relaxation techniques....

Zentange

July 22, 2019
12:00pm - 2:00pm
University Community Library
Library Branch: University Community Library
Room: Community Room - University Community
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
If you can draw lines and circles, you can Zentangle!Sign up for one or more classes in the Zentangle series. Class size limited....

Communicating with Technology Summer 2019

July 22, 2019
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Library Branch: Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Room: Community Room - Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Focused on the technologies that we use to communicate. Includes hands on learning with smartphones and tablets, as well as lecture/discussion. Topics include: the Cloud, productivity, operating systems, web browsers, Google, Apple and Microsoft tool...

Department of Child Support Services

July 22, 2019
2:00pm - 5:30pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Music Room - Valencia Park/Malcolm X
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, En Español, Wellness
Event Details:
The Department of Child Support Services will be available to answer any questions pertaining to the child support process, guide interested parties through the case opening process, provide status, and updates on existing child support cases, assist...

GET LIT WITH PATTY

July 22, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Library Branch: Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Room: Community Room - Otay Mesa-Nestor
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Literature
Event Details:
Beat the heat and come to the library for the latest title in the Get LIt with Patty Book Club.  Today, Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens will be discussed....

Jammin' @ the Library: Guitar Instruction

July 22, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Mary Hollis Clark Conference Center
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Performing Arts
Event Details:
Jammin’ @ the Library program offers free beginning guitar instruction for teens and adults at the San Diego Public Library’s Central Library in a series of group lessons.  The program is for ages 12 and up. We meet at the Central Library Monday...

Sharp Health Workshop: Stroke Prevention

July 22, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Library Branch: Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Room: Community Room - Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Sharp Healthcare Workshop
Event Details:
Attend a free health workshop to learn about stroke symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options. A stroke program nurse manger will explain risk factors and lifestyle changes that can help you prevent a stroke. You will also have time to ask questions....