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

Virtual 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: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Please join us on Fridays in August for "Ms. Ann’s Friday Storytime" for virtual storytime readings. Thank you to the publishers for permitting us to share these books with you. Enjoy! Go to the Balboa Branch Library's Facebook page at https://www...
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 "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 "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 "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 "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. ...
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.

Citizenship Classes

9:30am - 11:30am
San Ysidro Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: San Ysidro Library
Room: Kreutzkamp Foundation Foundation Children's Homework Center - San Ysidro
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Citizenship and Immigration
Event Details:
Citizenship classes - Saturday Mornings - 9:30 - 11:30am ...
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.

Saturday Craft with Ms. Chris

10:00am - 10:30am
Balboa Library
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Join Ms. Chris online as she instructs you in making a fun craft each Saturday morning! Go to the Balboa Branch Library's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/balboalibrary/ at 10:00am on Saturday mornings to learn how to do creative crafts p...
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.

Lego Club

10:00am - 11:30am
Tierrasanta Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tierrasanta Library
Room: Community Room - Tierrasanta
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Art, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Come build with us!  Legos provided, you bring your imagination!  Ages 5 & up. ...
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.

Chinese Language Book Club

10:00am - 12:30pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Cancelled
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. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Storytime with Mr. Luan

10:30am - 11:15am
Linda Vista Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Linda Vista Library
Room: Meeting Room - Linda Vista
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Join Mr. Luan as he takes toddlers on an interactive storytime ride using felt boards, fingerplays, songs, maybe some puppets, and a lively book or two! ...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Paws for Reading

10:30am - 11:30am
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Room: Children's Area - Carmel Mountain Ranch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Children can read aloud to trained and certified therapy dogs.  “Paws for Reading” is designed to help children improve their reading skills and confidence in reading out loud.  All therapy dogs are provided courtesy of Love on a Leash, a f...
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.

Paws to Read with Love on a Leash

10:30am - 11:30am
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Children's Area - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Event Details:
Come practice your reading or storytelling skills with Finnegan a certified therapy dog with San Diego Love on a Leash!...
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

11:00am - 12:00pm
Mira Mesa Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Children's Area - 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. ...

Bike Kitchen: Walk-Up Service

11:00am - 1:00pm
Central Library
Cancelled
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 p...
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.

Writer's Block

12:00pm - 1:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Cancelled
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? Then join our weekend writing group, Writer’s Block. Bring your pen and a notebook to an hour of writerly fun! Includes prompt(s), time to write, and time to share if you like.  P...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Tech Tutoring

12:30pm - 2:30pm
Balboa Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Are you looking to expand your technology skills? Would you like support setting up email, creating a resume, and accessing library databases? We're here to help! Make an appointment and then bring your own device (Laptop, Smartphone, Tablet) for you...
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' Krafternoon

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Balboa Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Room: Children's Area - Balboa
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art, Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Visit the library and create your own fun craft to take home!  [Kindergarten-4th grade] ...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.
This event is in the "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.

Library NExT: Program Your Future

1:00pm - 4:00pm
San Ysidro Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: San Ysidro Library
Room: Lloyd de Llamas Community Room - San Ysidro
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25)
Program Type: Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Program Your Future FREE Certificate Programs for High School Students! Saturdays, January 25, 2020 - September 27, 2020 | 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. San Ysidro Branch Library Parents are welcome to attend with their teens. Students will recei...
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.

Open Source Computing Lab

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces
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...
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.

Sustainable Scripps

3:00pm - 5:30pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
Detail TBA ...