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This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Children's Arts & Crafts

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clairemont Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Clairemont Library
Room: Children's Area - Clairemont
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Join us at Clairemont for crafts and fun! Fun crafts for the whole family - anything from pencil toppers to bookmarks to decorations. All ages are welcome. Younger children may need assistance from parents. ...
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.
This event is in the "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.

Gamers: Level UP!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
College-Rolando Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: College-Rolando Library
Room: Community Room - College-Rolando
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25)
Program Type: Featured, Art, Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
Calling all Gamers! Join us as we play Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and more! We may even host a few tournaments with prizes! ...
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.

Kids Craft Time

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Logan Heights Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Children's Area - Logan Heights
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art, Community Engagement
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.

Paws to Read

4:00pm - 5:00pm
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)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Read to a real dog!  Studies show that children can improve their confidence and reading skills by reading aloud to animals.  Dogs make the perfect nonjudgmental audience.  All therapy dogs provided by Love on a Leash, a foundation for...
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

STEAM Thursdays

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Rancho Bernardo Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Frank Lenfesty Seminar Room - Rancho Bernardo
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Join us for fun and educational STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) activities on the second Thursday of the month! For kids ages 7-12 years.  ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Downtown Reads Book Club

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Central Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Mary Hollis Clark Conference Center
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Community Engagement, Literature
Event Details:
Exploring the world one book at a time! Looking for a great and exciting book club?  Join the Central Library's Downtown Reads book club and travel the world with us through the reading of fun and compelling books.  We read a mix of...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

SDPL Virtual Pride 2020

All Day
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, LGBTQIA, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
In honor & celebration of San Diego’s LGBTQ+ community, the San Diego Public Library welcomes you to join us at Virtual Pride 2020 from June 16th - July 17th. Visit SDPL Pride  during “Together Tuesdays” & “Fabulous Fri...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Qi Gong

9:30am - 11:30am
University Community Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: University Community Library
Room: Community Room - University Community
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
Qi Gong (Chi Gong) is a simple preventative health method of relaxing and harmonizing the body. These gentle exercises are suitable for any age and health condition ...
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.

ESL: INTERMEDIATE CONVERSATION

9:30am - 12:45pm
Carmel Valley Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Carmel Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Valley
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
The free ESL class focuses on conversation at the intermediate level. Limit 25. The term goes from 06/18/20 to 08/07/20.  For more information call 760.757.2121, x8770. For other sites that offer free ESL class in the Carmel Valley community, pl...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Bilingual Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Logan Heights Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Children's Area - Logan Heights
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Free Play for Babies-3 year olds

10:00am - 10:45am
Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Room: Community Room - Allied Gardens/Benjamin
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Event Details:
Children will have the opportunity to play with toys & books in an unstructured setting all while listening to music.  We'll sing a few songs, and of course bubbles are included! ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Storytime

10:00am - 10:45am
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: Art, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Join us for a storytime that fosters early literacy!  Features books, songs, action rhymes, and finger plays that invite participation. Afterwards, make a fun craft!  Ages 1-5.  Every Friday.  ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Baby/Toddler Explore Time

10:00am - 11:00am
Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Room: Community Room - Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Little ones are able to make noise, play, and meet new friends. This is a loosely structured, baby-led program of play, music, bubbles, songs and more. For babies and toddlers 0-2 years. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Friday Storytime with Ms. Ann

10:30am - 11:00am
Balboa Library
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Please join us for Ms. Ann’s Friday Storytime for a virtual storytime reading of “A Book for Escargot” written by Dashka Slater and illustrated by Sydney Hanson.  Thank you to Macmillan Publishers for letting us share this book with you. "Bor...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Preschool Storytime with Mr. Luan

10:30am - 11:30am
Linda Vista Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Linda Vista Library
Room: Meeting Room - Linda Vista
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Join Mr. Luan as he takes you on an energetic and humorous storytime ride! Songs will be sung, character voices will be many! In this program, the stories really do come to life! Oh, yeah: we do a little dancing too! ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Wee Reads Storytime for Babies & Toddlers

10:30am - 11:30am
Balboa Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Room: Children's Area - Balboa
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and music followed by playtime with terrific toys. Come have a fantastic time at the library! [Birth - 5 yrs.] ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Fitness Fun

11:15am - 12:00pm
Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Room: Community Room - Allied Gardens/Benjamin
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
Have a fun, varied workout using a mixture of light aerobics including dance steps, chair aerobics, toning with weights and bands, standing leg exercises, balance work, and cool-down stretches. **Brought to you by the Friends of the Allied Gardens/Be...
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.
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.

Downtown Chess

1:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Lobby - Central
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: Art, Community Engagement, Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
Are you the next Judith Polgar? Do you have what it takes to dethrone Magnus Carlsen? Come and join us every Friday and be part of the biggest casual chess club in San Diego. Downtown Chess meets every Friday from 1:30-5:30 at the new Central library...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Friday Film

2:00pm - 4:00pm
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: Films
Event Details:
Come enjoy a free screening of a film on the PB Library's big screen on the 2nd & 4th Fridays of most months.  Free popcorn is served.  ...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Teen Council

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Seminar Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Community Engagement
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Video Game Fridays

3:00pm - 4:00pm
University Community Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: University Community Library
Room: Community Room - University Community
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
Video Game Fridays - Come play video games on the Nintendo Switch with your friends. ...
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.

Arts and Crafts for preK – 6th Graders

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Carmel Valley Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Carmel Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Valley
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art, Educational
Event Details:
The program is designed for PreK – 6th graders and is limited to 30 participants. No registration required. ...
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.

Lego Time

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Linda Vista Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Linda Vista Library
Room: Meeting Room - Linda Vista
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Kids: build, build, BUILD to your heart's content! Our LEGOS can't wait to meet you! Skyscrapers, automobiles, airplanes, spaceships: create these and more! Learn basic building science while having loads of fun! ...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.
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.
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Join us for a tour of Special Collections at the downtown Central Library. Section manager Rick Crawford walks us through the department, showing the California Collection, Genealogy, and the Rare Books Room. --------------------------------------...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Teen Graphic Novel Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tierrasanta Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tierrasanta Library
Room: Community Room - Tierrasanta
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Art, Literature
Event Details:
 Do you love reading comics and manga? Join us for our monthly  Teen Graphic Novel Club. Read, discuss, draw and so much more. This month's title is Wires and Nerve by Marissa Meyer. Books will be provided. ...
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.

Adult Coloring Club

4:45pm - 6:00pm
Linda Vista Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Linda Vista Library
Room: Meeting Room - Linda Vista
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Coloring for stress relief?  You betcha.  Join us at the Adult Coloring Club.  Light refreshments. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Meditation

9:30am - 10:30am
San Carlos Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: San Carlos Library
Room: Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery
Age Group: All Ages, Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
According to the Mayo Clinic, "If stress has you anxious, tense and worried, consider meditation. Spending even a few minutes in meditation can restore your calm and inner peace." Every Saturday except the 1st Saturday of the month. ...