Upcoming Events

Registration Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch

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...

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!...

Program Your Future - FRONT END DEVELOPMENT

July 20, 2019
11:30am - 3:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Legler Benbough Teen IDEA Lab
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational, Library NExT
Event Details:
Free 9 week computer proramming workshop in partnership with UCSD Extension. In this course, participants will learn FRONT END WEB  Development. Space is limited. Please RSVP: https://extension.ucsd.edu/program-your-future...

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. ...

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....

Program Your Future - iOS Programming

July 21, 2019
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Legler Benbough Teen IDEA Lab
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational, Library NExT
Event Details:
Free 9 week computer proramming workshop in partnership with UCSD Extension. In this course, participants will learn iOS Development. Space is limited. Please RSVP: https://extension.ucsd.edu/program-your-future...

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 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.   ...

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....

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
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
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...

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...

Summer Lunches

July 23, 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 23, 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.   ...

HEAL With HeART

July 23, 2019
2:00pm - 4:30pm
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: Art, Community Engagement, Wellness
Event Details:
HEAL with HeART is an art program for downtown San Diegans impacted by homelessness. It will focus on beautifying the community with the healing power of art. Group and self-guided projects are included. This program is free to attend and all materia...

Tech Time

July 23, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Library Branch: Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Room: Community Room - Allied Gardens/Benjamin
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Staff will be on hand to answer questions about your electronics and consumer tech.· PC & Mac troubleshooting· E-Books & other media help· Social media & application set up· Email & other communication help· R...

DYH@L: Sharpen Your Skills

July 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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...

Button Making for Kids

July 23, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
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), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Design your own pinback buttons to keep or give to friends and family! This is easy, creative crafting at its best. Free and all supplies provided. For ages 5 and up. ...

Chess Club

July 23, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rancho Peñasquitos
Library Branch: Rancho Peñasquitos
Room: Children's Wavy Tables - Rancho Penasquitos
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
All levels of Chess experience are welcome - beginners to advanced.If you don't know how to play chess, you can learn at Chess Club!All ages, children and adults!...