Upcoming Events

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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...

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...

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....

Knitting and Crochet MeetUp

July 20, 2019
10:00am - 2:00pm
University Community Library
Library Branch: University Community Library
Room: Community Room - University Community
Description of Event
Anyone is welcome to join us to knit and crochet. Everyone must bring their own supplies....

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...

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. ...

Bike Kitchen: Walk-Up Service

July 20, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Event Details:
Volunteer bicycle mechanics provide minor repair and basic maintenance assistance on a walk-up basis. Bring your bicycle and receive help with flats, cables adjustments, and other simple fixes. The Bike Kitchen is a series of programs that provi...

Lego Builders Club

July 20, 2019
11:00am - 3:00pm
North Clairemont Library
Library Branch: North Clairemont Library
Room: Children's Area
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Event Details:
Kids make Lego creations. Be creative and have fun!No sign-up needed. Appropriate for ages 3 to 8 years....

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...

ARTS & CRAFTS

July 20, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
College-Rolando Library
Library Branch: College-Rolando Library
Room: Children's Area - College-Rolando
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Express yourself in art using watercolors, crayons, markers and paints ...

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...

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

Playwrights Workshop: Power of Community Voices

July 20, 2019
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Mountain View/Beckwourth Library
Library Branch: Mountain View/Beckwourth Library
Room: Community Room - Mountain View/Beckwourth
Description of Event
Gina M. Jackson, Artists-in-Residence at the Jacobs Center is hosting a Playwright Workshop for residents of Southeastern San Diego. Space is limited. For ages 16 and older. ...

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....
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!...

3D Printing Lab

July 20, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
City Heights/Weingart Library
Registration
Library Branch: City Heights/Weingart Library
Room: Community Room - City Heights/Weingart
Program Type: Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Are you curious about 3D printing?Come to this one-hour workshop for a brief introduction to learn how 3D printers work, the basics of designing in 3D, create a 3D design in TinkerCad, and see a sample being printed.Due to the length of time to print...

Lymphedema San Diego Support Group

July 20, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Mission Valley Library
Library Branch: Mission Valley Library
Room: Seminar Room A - Mission Valley
Description of Event
Lymphedema San Diego, a patient run lymphedema support group, welcomes lymphedema patients and caregivers. For more information on our meeting topics, please visit our Facebook group; Lymphedema San Diego....

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...

Point Loma Artists Association Reception

July 20, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Point Loma/Hervey Library
Library Branch: Point Loma/Hervey Library
Room: Marla Haas Community Room - Point Loma/Hervey
Event Details:
Let's Get Artsy!All are invited to the Point Loma Artists Association reception! Meet the artists! Join in on a family-friendly art project! Enjoy beverages, appetizers, and live music!The PLAA is a juried arts organization. Members create art using ...

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....

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...

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! ...

AUTHOR EVENT "Growing Up in La Colonia"

July 20, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Logan Heights Library
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Community Room - Logan Heights
Description of Event
La Colonia is half a square mile of land separated from the rest of Oxnard, California, by the railroad tracks and home to the people who keep an agricultural empire running. In decades past, milpas of corn and squash grew in tiny front yards, ki...

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...

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.  ...