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This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Interactive Storytime and Craft with Ms. Marika

10:00am - 10:45am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Art, Educational, Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Join us for a virtual storytime and craft via Zoom, perfect for toddlers and preschoolers. To participate in the craft, please pickup materials at Mission Valley Library (2123 Fenton Pkwy, 92108) starting one week prior to the program. Alternatively,...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Preschool Storytime

11:30am - 12:00pm
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Mountain Ranch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Literature
Event Details:
Join our Children’s Librarian Miss Luz for stories, songs, fingerplays, and lots of fun!  This Storytime is designed especially for children ages  2-4.   This program meets every Wednesday.    ...
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.

Meditation for a Happy Life

11:30am - 12:30pm
Linda Vista Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Linda Vista Library
Room: Meeting Room - Linda Vista
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
A guided meditation based on Buddhist wisdom to find happiness and peace in daily life. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Signing Storytime

11:45am - 12:30pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Children's Area - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
A 45 minute Storytime for young children including books and music with the addition of American Sign Language signs with Jennifer Duncan from Signs at Play. The last 10-15 minutes of Storytime will be available for Q&A so caregivers can learn mo...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Adult Beginning English for Shy People

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Balboa Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Citizenship and Immigration, Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
ESL - Adult Beginning English for Shy People. Geared toward newcomers learning English. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Toddler Yoga Storytime

12:30pm - 1:30pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Seminar Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Literature, Wellness
Event Details:
Fun poses for parents and kids, yoga storytime and a bit of singing. Watch your child transform into a cat, monkey, dog, lion, and much more! Free for children of all ages! ...
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.

Homework Help

12:30pm - 6:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Children's Area - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Get personalized help with English, math, science, and more with one of our friendly,  qualified homework coaches. No registration required. First come, first served. Grades K-12. ...
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Silver Age Yoga

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Carmel Valley Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Carmel Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Valley
Age Group: Older Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
Instructors are from Silver Age Yoga.  Every class utilizes chairs but please bring your  own exercise mat if desired.  No reservations required. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Arts & Crafts with Ms. Cindy

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clairemont Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Clairemont Library
Room: Children's Area - Clairemont
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Join us each week to make a new craft. All materials will be provided.  ...
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Homework Help

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Balboa Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Room: Children's Area - Balboa
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Homework Help at Balboa Library! Wednesdays, 2:00-4:00pm.  We are pleased to offer this program for Kindergarten through 8th grade students. Our volunteer will assist students with their homework questions.  We look forward to seeing you! ...

AFTER SCHOOL SPECIAL

2:30pm - 3:30pm
San Carlos Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: San Carlos Library
Program Type: Art, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Join us for funny books, silly songs, friendly faces, and creative crafts!  A great opportunity for kids to learn and socialize in a casual setting.  Every Wednesday.  Ages 5-10. ...
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Afternoon Anime

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art, Community Engagement, Films
Event Details:
Life is better with anime, so join us every Wednesday for a one hour anime break! We’ll provide the anime and some light snacks, just come and unwind with us! Each week we’ll pick a different series or film to watch, so every week will be different! ...
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 Builders Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Community Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Learn, play, and create with LEGOs! Children can build with LEGOs and display their creations in the library. ...
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.

Painting with Ms. Ana

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Linda Vista Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Linda Vista Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Paint high, paint low.  Paint often so that your heart's all aglow.  Join Ms. Ana as she helps guide you through a fun paint session! ...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Online Adventures - D&D Club for Teens

4:00pm - 6:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Online Adventures - D&D Club for Teens It's Time to Get Your Game On - Online! FAQ: Who may join? Open to all interested youth, ages 12-17, grades 7-12. New and experienced players welcome! Where? Online - set up a free account usi...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Virtual Great Read Alouds with Ms. Terri

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Balboa Library
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Room: Children's Area - Balboa
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Literature
Event Details:
Listen online weekly on Wednesday evenings as Ms. Terri shares enjoyable chapter books while you practice your good listening skills and celebrate the love of reading.  Go to the Balboa Branch Library's Facebook page to enjoy these fun stories.&...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Library hOURS

All Day
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Breaking News @ The Library, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
A bi-weekly series to discuss and inform library patrons about current happenings and virtual offerings at the library. Click the link below to listen 24/7: https://radiopublic.com/library-hours-6Np0Jy ...

Thanksgiving Day Holiday

All Day
All Branches
Branches:
SDPL Virtual Branch, 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:
All San Diego Public Library locations will be closed today in observance of the holiday. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

E-reader clinic

10:00am - 11:00am
San Carlos Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: San Carlos Library
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Bring in your eReader, tablet or smartphone and our staff will guide you in downloading SDPL's free eBooks and eAudiobooks.  Every Thursday. ...
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Tai Chi Class

10:00am - 11:00am
Linda Vista Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Linda Vista Library
Room: Meeting Room - Linda Vista
Age Group: Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
Improve your balance and mobility with slow, controlled movement. For ages 60+. ...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Chinese Language Preschool Storytime with Ms. Mei

10:30am - 11:00am
Linda Vista Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Linda Vista Library
Room: Children's Storytime Nook - Linda Vista
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Join Ms. Mei for a thrilling Chinese language storytime ride!  Preschoolers will be treated to tales told with gusto and will have the opportunity to sing with other children in the storytime group! ...
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Silver Chair Yoga

12:15pm - 1:15pm
Linda Vista Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Linda Vista Library
Room: Meeting Room - Linda Vista
Age Group: Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
Chair yoga is a general term for practices that modify yoga poses so that they can be done while seated in a chair. The chair helps eliminate strain on your joints while increasing stability & balance. As you move & breathe through the yoga p...
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.

Game Time!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Clairemont Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Clairemont Library
Room: Children's Area - Clairemont
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
Thursdays are game days at the Clairemont Library! Play board games like: Candyland · Chutes & Ladders · Battleship · Monopoly · Yahtzee · Sorry · Jigsaw puzzles and more!   ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Online/Virtual
Event Details:
In these weekly online classes, group instruction creates an encouraging learning environment for students by providing performance experience and peer interaction. Parents are encouraged to observe (and even participate) in the classes. Parenta...
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. ...