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THE LIBRARY IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED

All Day 3/16 - 12/31
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 "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Teen Contest: Centennial Celebration of The 19th Amendment

All Day 7/30 - 8/18
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Featured, Educational
Event Details:
The library is hosting a poetry, art, essay contest for teens ages 13-18 to honor the Centennial Celebration of the 19th amendment on August 26th. Interested teens can select which format they would like to use to address the question: How has women'...
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 "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Educational, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Go behind-the-scenes at the temporarily closed San Diego Air & Space Museum as we explore how we win, and lose, the fight against gravity, plus use paper to experiment with different kinds of flying, floating, and falling. This program ...
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

SRCA Exercises

11:00am - 12:00pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: Older Adults
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Take & Make Summer Crafts

11:00am - 12:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Art, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces
Event Details:
Free craft kits for you to take home and make with your little ones. Stop by our library and pick up some craft kits to make at home. Will supplies last. Please call us at 619-527-3405 to reserve and pick up a kit (or two) today! Follow us on Face...
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 "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Life in Stories

11:30am - 1:00pm
Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Literature
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 "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Hatha Yoga

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Rancho Bernardo Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Bill & Marcia Collins Community Room - Rancho Bernardo
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
A gentle, slow-paced yoga with Patti Bozorgchami. Learn simple breathing exercises and relaxation techniques. ...
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.

Start Your Own Business presented by Microsoft

12:00pm - 1:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Career, Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
In collaboration with Microsoft and the San Diego Public Library, here is an opportunity to sign up for Start Your Own Business virtual workshop. In this 2-day workshop, students, ages 8 years and older, will learn how to turn their pass...
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: Community 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 "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Allied Gardens Benjamin Book Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Room: Community Room - Allied Gardens/Benjamin
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Literature
Event Details:
Join us for our Book Club, which meets on the second Tuesday of every month.  Copies of the book will be available at the front desk. ...
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 "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 "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. ...
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. ...
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.

YOUTH CHESS

5:00pm - 7:00pm
San Carlos Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: San Carlos Library
Room: Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Event Details:
Learn how to play chess, or hone your skills!  Chess is a great way to improve logical thinking skills and math ability.  All levels welcome.  Ages 18 and under.  2nd & 4th Tuesdays. ...

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