Upcoming Events

Registration Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch

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! ...

AYLUS Challenge Camp

July 20, 2019
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Rancho Peñasquitos
Library Branch: Rancho Peñasquitos
Room: Community Room - Rancho Peñasquitos
Description of Event
An event in which High School Student volunteers come in to tutor younger students on all manner of different academic subjects....

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.  ...

A Cup of Creation: Art Class for Adults

July 21, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
North University Community Library
Library Branch: North University Community Library
Room: Community Room - North University
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Each class will utilize a different art technique to inspire the creation of unique pieces.Classes will begin with quiet time for sketching; please bring a small sketch pad. All other supplies provided free of charge....

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....

San Diego Wikimedians User Group

July 21, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Meeting Room 563 - Central
Description of Event
San Diego Wikimedians User Group, a Wikimedia Foundation recognized affiliate, returns to the Mission Valley Library! Join others who have decided to click [edit] and come together for camaraderie and collaboration as we contribute to the various pro...

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...

Preschool Storytime

July 21, 2019
2:00pm - 2:30pm
North University Community Library
Library Branch: North University Community Library
Room: Children's Story Theater - North University
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join Miss Dayle for stories, songs and lots of fun. This story time is geared for children ages 2-4....

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. ...

DJ Lance Rock, Cecil, & Friends Concert

July 21, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Courtyard (1st Floor) - Central
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Featured
Event Details:
DJ Lance Rock is back on the block with his friends in an all new musical review! 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“ ad...

La Jolla World Tea Enthusiasts

July 21, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Foushee Patio Room
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
The Jolla World Tea Enthusiasts is a club run by people who love high quality teas, rare teas, exotic teas and teas from around the world. Here, you will not find any instant hot and tea bags. You will find high grade tea prepared with the care, love...

San Diego Poetry Annual

July 21, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Community Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Literature
Event Details:
Selected readings by local poets published in the San Diego Poetry Annual 2018-2019.Come hear local San Diego poets present their poems from the annual.Visit www.sandiegopoetryannual.com for more information. ...

Epiphany Women In Focus

July 21, 2019
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Multi-Media Room
Description of Event
Healing circles for adult women ...

San Ysidro Mobile Health Services Clinic

July 22, 2019
9:00am - 4:30pm
Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Library Branch: Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Room: Parking Lot - Otay Mesa-Nestor
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
San Ysidro Health's Moblie Health Services will be available to provide care for your child's well-being.  Our Services:Well Child VisitsImmunizations/VaccinesMinor Sick VisitsSchool, Sports & Wellness PhysicalsTB TestingWIC Hemoglobin ...

Mommy and Me Happy Hour

July 22, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Library Branch: Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Mountain Ranch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Literature
Event Details:
Mommies (and Daddies too) are invited to get to know other parents in the community while your child plays with their neighbors!  Age-appropriate toys and games will be provided for the little ones to play with.  Parents can meet new friend...