Upcoming Events

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Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Button Making

July 20, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Clairemont Library
Library Branch: Clairemont Library
Room: Children's Area - Clairemont
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Art, Community Engagement
Event Details:
Join us every Saturday at 10:30 for button making. Bring your own printed or drawn image or use one of ours! We have 2 1/2” buttons. All ages welcome. Express yourself @ the Library!...

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!...

Beach Blow-out Summer Crafts and Games Event hosted by the Teen Council

July 20, 2019
12:00pm - 2:30pm
Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Library Branch: Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Room: Community Room - Otay Mesa-Nestor
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
The Teen Council is hosting a special Summer Fun Event just for kids!  Families are invited to come and join in special crafts and events--all Summer themed!  A great way to beat the heat and have a fun time at your library. ...

Paws to Read

July 20, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mira Mesa Library
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Front Entrance Patio - Mira Mesa
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Children are invited to read to certified therapy dogs to build reading confidence....

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...

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.  ...

Chess Club

July 21, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Hone your chess skills! Drop in and play with other chess enthusiasts....

Crafts with Fran

July 21, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Library Branch: Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Room: Children's Area - Otay Mesa-Nestor
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Crafts for children. ...

DJ Lance, Cecil & Friends, Dance Party

July 21, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art, Performing Arts
Event Details:
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" adventure at the San Diego Public Library.  Capacity is limited. ...

SRP - SPARKLES THE CLOWN

July 22, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Ocean Beach Library
Library Branch: Ocean Beach Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Sparkles is an award-winning clown whose specialty is her hilarious and whimsical magic and bubble shows! She loves making the kids laugh the whole way through!...

Summer Lunch Program

July 22, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Discovery Corner - Denny Sanford Children's Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
Join us for a hot, nutritious lunch for all children ages 17 and under.  No registration required.  Sponsored by San Diego Unified School District and the USDA....

Summer Lunches

July 22, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Performing Arts Center & Multi-Purpose Room
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Event Details:
Free lunches by San Diego Unified School District....

Coding Camp (Introduction to Java Programming Workshops)

July 22, 2019
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Legler Benbough Teen IDEA Lab
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Career, Educational, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
5 Day coding camp with The League of Amazing Programs. For more information about the program, visit: http://jointheleague.org. Camp is free for kids qualifying for free/reduced lunch. Please email Uyen at utran@sandiego.gov to RSVP.   ...

Kids Chess Club

July 22, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
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), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
This program is for children ages 5 and up.  All levels of players are welcome.  There will be instruction for beginners and opportunities for kids to play against other kids at their own level.  Please bring a chess board and pieces t...

DYH@L Sharpen Your Skills

July 22, 2019
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Multi-Media Room
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join us this summer as we try to prevent the “Summer Slide” and help students build their Math and Reading skills. Students are assessed to see where they need assistance, then given specific activities to help them practice and learn. Registration n...

DYH@L: Sharpen Your Skills

July 22, 2019
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Linda Vista Library
Library Branch: Linda Vista Library
Room: Meeting Room - Linda Vista
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join us this summer as we try to prevent the “Summer Slide” and help students build their Math and Reading skills. Students are assessed to see where they need assistance, then given specific activities to help them practice and learn. Registration n...

DYH@L: Sharpen Your Skills

July 22, 2019
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Logan Heights Library
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Homework Center
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join us this summer as we try to prevent the “Summer Slide” and help students build their Math and Reading skills. Students are assessed to see where they need assistance, then given specific activities to help them practice and learn. Registration n...

DYH@L: Sharpen Your Skills

July 22, 2019
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Skyline Hills Library
Library Branch: Skyline Hills Library
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join us this summer as we try to prevent the “Summer Slide” and help students build their Math and Reading skills. Students are assessed to see where they need assistance, then given specific activities to help them practice and learn. Registration n...

DYH@L: Sharpen Your Skills

July 22, 2019
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Union Bank Homework Center (2nd Floor)
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join us this summer as we try to prevent the “Summer Slide” and help students build their Math and Reading skills. Students are assessed to see where they need assistance , then given specific activities to help them practice and learn. Registration ...

DYH@L: Sharpen Your Skills

July 22, 2019
3:00pm - 6:00pm
City Heights/Weingart Library
Library Branch: City Heights/Weingart Library
Room: Room #2 Homework Help Classroom
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join us this summer as we try to prevent the “Summer Slide” and help students build their Math and Reading skills. Students are assessed to see where they need assistance, then given specific activities to help them practice and learn. Registration n...

DYH@L: Sharpen Your Skills

July 22, 2019
3:00pm - 6:00pm
College-Rolando Library
Library Branch: College-Rolando Library
Room: Homework Center
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join us this summer as we try to prevent the “Summer Slide” and help students build their Math and Reading skills. Students are assessed to see where they need assistance, then given specific activities to help them practice and learn. Registration n...

DYH@L: Sharpen Your Skills

July 22, 2019
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Library Branch: Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Room: Children's Area - Otay Mesa-Nestor
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join us this summer as we try to prevent the “Summer Slide” and help students build their Math and Reading skills. Students are assessed to see where they need assistance, then given specific activities to help them practice and learn. Registration n...

DYH@L: Sharpen Your Skills

July 22, 2019
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Seminar Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join us this summer as we try to prevent the “Summer Slide” and help students build their Math and Reading skills. Students are assessed to see where they need assistance, then given specific activities to help them practice and learn. Registration n...

Family Flix: Dumbo

July 22, 2019
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Denny Sanford Children's Library (1st Floor)
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Films
Event Details:
Join us for family-friendly movies and snacks, courtesy of the Friends of the Central Library.  This film is rated PG.  For ages 6-12. ...

Lego Club at the Library

July 22, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Balboa Library
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Room: Children's Area - Balboa
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art, Educational
Event Details:
Build your LEGO masterpiece!  Create something fun and wonderful with Legos!  Can you make a Lego heart, a flower, a shamrock, a rainbow, a ship, a book...?  Join us on Mondays and find out how!  [Pre-K - 6th Grade]...

Reading Buddies

July 22, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
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)
Program Type: Educational, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Join us each Monday as teen volunteers read with kids.  An easy way to build reading skills and interact with a positive teen role model. First-come, first–serve, no registration needed. ...

Game Day!

July 22, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Skyline Hills Library
Library Branch: Skyline Hills Library
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
Come play the Wii with us! We have tons of your favorite games:classic Mario Kart, Dance Dance Revolution and many more!  All supplies and accessories are provided, but feel free to bring your own games and controllers. We also have bo...