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Where's Waldo Event

All Day7/1 - 7/31
Mira Mesa Library
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Age Group: All Ages
Event Details:
All 36 branches of the San Diego Public Library have a Waldo hiding somewhere inside. Can you find all 36? Starting July 1st, pick up a Waldo Passport from the Children's Reference to start your adventure! Every found Waldo earns you a stamp and a sp...

Where's Waldo Event

All Day7/1 - 7/31
Carmel Valley Library
Library Branch: Carmel Valley Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Featured
Event Details:
All 36 branches of the San Diego Public Library have a Waldo hiding somewhere inside. Can you find all 36? Starting July 1st, pick up a Waldo Passport from the information desk to start your adventure! Every found Waldo earns you a stamp and a specia...

Wild Wonders Animal Show

July 20, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Wild Wonders is coming to the Scripps Ranch Library to help us celebrate Summer Reading! Wild Wonders is an animal show where kids and adults can “tame” their curiosity for “wildlife.” Come meet animal ambassadors from around the world in this fun an...

Art Reception

July 20, 2019
12:00pm - 2:00pm
San Carlos Library
Library Branch: San Carlos Library
Room: Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Art
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Room: Children's Area - Balboa
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Engagement, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Summer Reading Program Special Event:  50th Anniversary of the 1969 Apollo Moon Landing Party!   Join us for this exciting FREE Summer Reading Program for families and children of all ages!...

RB Library Ice Cream Social

July 20, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Rancho Bernardo Library
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Bill & Marcia Collins Community Room - Rancho Bernardo
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Featured, Community Engagement, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Cool off with some delicious ice cream - limit of 2 scoops per person (while supplies last). Choose from a variety of toppings and syrup to make your own sundae!Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult....

50th Anniversary Celebration

July 20, 2019
3:00pm - 5:30pm
Skyline Hills Library
Registration
Library Branch: Skyline Hills Library
Room: Multipurpose Room - Skyline Hills
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Engagement
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 149
Event Details:
Please join us to celebrate 50 years of service to the community! Registration not required, but it will help us estimate the number of attendees. Thank you! ...

Summer Movie in the Park: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

July 20, 2019
6:00pm - 10:00pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Library Branch: Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Room: Taylor Greene - Pacific Beach/Taylor
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Engagement, Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Enjoy free family-friendly activities and refreshments in the park, then shortly after the sun sets (~8pm) watch a screening under the stars of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018, PG, 117 min), Academy Award winner for Best Animated Fe...

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.  ...

DJ Lance Rock, Cecil, & Friends Concert

July 21, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Courtyard (1st Floor) - Central
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Featured
Event Details:
DJ Lance Rock is back on the block with his friends in an all new musical review! DJ Lance Rock from Yo Gabba Gabba, and Friends will take you through a fun filled musical where families can join DJ Lance Rock on his awesome “day in the life“ ad...

Laughter Wellness - For Your Health & Well-being (all ages)

July 22, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Community Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Engagement, Wellness
Event Details:
Laughter Wellness is a simple but effective method created to help reduce stress, pain and negative emotions through prolonged voluntary laughter.  Besides boosting the immune system, it also helps improve energy levels.  No comedy, jokes o...

Vista Hill Bridges Outreach for Those Experiencing Homelessness

July 22, 2019
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Mission Valley Library
Library Branch: Mission Valley Library
Room: Lobby
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
Homeless outreach workers are available weekly to offer information and referrals to services to members of the community experiencing homelessness.  They also have hygiene kits available.  ...

Summer Reading Program: Noteworthy Puppets

July 22, 2019
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Library Branch: Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Room: Community Room - Allied Gardens/Benjamin
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Noteworthy Puppets has elevated the puppet show art form with original puppet musicals performed live just for you.  ...

Chess Club

July 22, 2019
3:00pm - 5:30pm
North University Community Library
Library Branch: North University Community Library
Room: Community Room - North University
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Casual public chess meet open to all ages and skill levels....

Beginner Chess Club

July 23, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
North Clairemont Library
Library Branch: North Clairemont Library
Room: Meeting Room - North Clairemont
Age Group: All Ages
Event Details:
Have you always wanted to learn how to play chess or improve your skills?If you have never played before, or are a beginner that needs someone to practice with, join us for some friendly competition!All ages and skill levels welcome!...

Dream Shaper Storytelling - Summer Reading Program Event

July 23, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Rancho Peñasquitos
Library Branch: Rancho Peñasquitos
Room: Community Room - Rancho Peñasquitos
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Georgette’s contagious high energy and laughter make this program a fun-filled time of zany, wacky wonderfulness! Everyone will be in stitches as she shares silly stories and songs and gets audiences involved by playing instruments, movements, a...

SRP - Craig Newton's Amazing Multicultural Music Show

July 23, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mira Mesa Library
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Meeting Room - Mira Mesa
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Using his extraordinary talents as a multi-instrumentalist, singer, and storyteller, Craig will serve up a smorgasbord of music.  Drums from Africa, the "goose egg" from China, the Penny Whistle from Great Britain, the tambourine from ...

Meet the Great Waldo

July 24, 2019
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Mira Mesa Library
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Meeting Room - Mira Mesa
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
Meet  the great Waldo.  Enjoy the Waldo activities. All ages are welcome.  No registration required.   ...

Summer Reading Event: Cowboy Ken Frawley

July 24, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Library Branch: Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Room: Community Room - Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa
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: Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Cowboy Ken presents a lively show of old cowboy songs, tall tales, true stories, historical facts, trick roping, and lots of audience participation and fun. ...

Family Board Game Time

July 24, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Mira Mesa Library
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Meeting Room - Mira Mesa
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
Join us for an afternoon of board game fun! We will provide the board games, Come play with your family and friends....

Ta-Da! Exploring the Science Behind Magic

July 24, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
University Heights Library
Library Branch: University Heights Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Featured, Educational, Science/STEAM, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Prepare to be amazed! Explore the science behind magic with Mad Science. Understand how magicians use the principles of science to develop illusions. Watch paper disappear, create balls of water, hover over objects, and maybe even levitate!This progr...

It's Showtime @Library: Amazing Dana Magic Show

July 24, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
San Ysidro Library
Library Branch: San Ysidro Library
Room: Children's Area 2 - San Ysidro
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Amazing Dana will invite guests to perform in a Magical Play with hilarious and surprising results.  This year, he is also bringing back the "Levitating Child" - an audience favorite. A laugh out loud show for all ages...FREE...

Summer Reading Program - Dance to Evolve

July 24, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Oak Park Library
Library Branch: Oak Park Library
Room: Main Area - Oak Park
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: Featured, Art, Community Engagement, Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
It's Summer Reading Program time! Join Oak Park Branch Library in welcoming Dance to EvOLvE, a fun program that combines ballet, creative movement, and tumbling. Children will learn basic dance skills, creativity, coordination, musicality, ...

Family Storytime

July 24, 2019
6:30pm - 7:15pm
North Clairemont Library
Library Branch: North Clairemont Library
Room: Meeting Room - North Clairemont
Age Group: All Ages
Event Details:
Join us for stories, songs and a craft the whole family can enjoy....

It's Showtime @ Your Library: Cowboy Ken

July 25, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Balboa Library
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Room: Children's Area - Balboa
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Engagement, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Cowboy Ken brings to life the Old West art of trick roping, cowboy songs, pioneer stories, and lots of opportunities for his “partners” to join in the fun!  Meet his horse Marshmallow and dog Dusty in this exciting and interactive cowboy show ri...

San Diego People of Color Quilt Guild

July 25, 2019
10:00am - 1:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Music Room - Valencia Park/Malcolm X
Age Group: All Ages, Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Art, Community Engagement
Event Details:
Our Guild's goal is to promote interest in all forms of quilting and textile art and to provide a forum for the continuation of the tradition of quilting as an art and as a method of recording history and story-telling within the community. Join us....

SRP Program: Amanda Plante - Zovargo

July 25, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Point Loma/Hervey Library
Library Branch: Point Loma/Hervey Library
Room: Marla Haas Community Room - Point Loma/Hervey
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Zovargo's mission is to foster human-animal connections through unique encounters. They will bring their animals here at Point Loma!...