Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "All Ages" 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.

Tomi Adeyemi signs Children of Virtue & Vengeance

December 14, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Neil Morgan Auditorium
Age Group: All Ages, Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25)
Program Type: Featured, Literature
Event Details:
The Library Shop in Partnership with Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore are bringing Tomi Adeyemi to your San Diego Central Library! Join local YA author Tomi Adeyemi for the West Coast launch event of the highly anticipated sequel to her instant #1 New ...
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.

Do Your Homework @ the Library

December 14, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Union Bank Homework Center (2nd Floor)
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Kids K through 8: having trouble with that homework?  Need a little help?  Our friendly Coaches will provide assistance!  They'll guide you through math and science assignments, sit with you as you try to sound out words while reading,...

Bible Study

December 14, 2019
2:00pm - 5:30pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Performing Arts Center & Multi-Purpose Room
Description of Event
Bible Study...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Ho, Ho, Holiday Photos with Santa

December 14, 2019
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Mission Valley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Mission Valley Library
Room: Seminar Room B - Mission Valley
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Engagement
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Come dressed to meet Santa and snap a pic to share with family and friends! Photos are free, but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Only one registration is needed per family/group. Due to possible wait times, we will have a play area with toys and ...
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.

Books & Craft...with the San Ysidro Girl Scouts!

December 14, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
San Ysidro Library
Library Branch: San Ysidro Library
Room: Kreutzkamp Foundation Foundation Children's Homework Center - San Ysidro
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Art, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Join the San Ysidro Girl Scouts on Saturdays for a FUN thematic Book & Craft activity in the Homework Center at 3pm.  Open to girls and boys of all ages! ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Gingerbread Houses

December 14, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Mountain View/Beckwourth Library
Registration
Library Branch: Mountain View/Beckwourth Library
Room: Community Room - Mountain View/Beckwourth
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Featured, Art
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 37
Event Details:
Happy holidays! Join us and build a gingerbread house with your friends and family. Register below or call the branch at 619-527-3404 for assistance. Limit one gingerbread house per family.  ...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Teen Council

December 14, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Library Branch: Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Room: Seminar Room - Otay Mesa-Nestor
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
Need volunteer hours for school?  Join our Teen Council for a fun, community based volunteer program! ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

12 Days of Making: Holiday Pins

December 14, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: IDEA Labs/Makerspaces
Event Details:
Get in the holiday spirit with 12 days of making! Each day we will host a different winter themed craft showcasing Innovation Lab tools. Makes include: light-up cards, coasters, gift bags, and more!  All ages welcome! Materials will be provid...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Annual Ornament Making Party!

December 14, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mira Mesa Library
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Meeting Room - Mira Mesa
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Join us for our 8th annual Holiday Ornament Party!  This family friendly event will include materials to make three different ornaments for your holiday celebration as well refreshments.   ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
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.

Family Sunday Pop-Up

December 15, 2019
12:30pm - 5:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
On the third Sunday of each month children and families can participate in Family Sunday Pop-Up, hosted by Mingei International Museum. This free program includes interactive activities, a hands-on art project, musical performances, storytelling, pri...

Chinese Culture Club

December 15, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Community Room - La Jolla/Riford
Description of Event
Join us to know more about Chinese Culture and learn Chinese in fun ways! All free, no skills required, no age limitation, everyone is welcome. Bring your family or friends to come! For more information, please contact Catherine Huang: cathihuang0...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Showtime Sunday

December 15, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Legler Benbough Teen IDEA Lab
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Films
Event Details:
Come and enjoy a movie and a snack. A movie list will be created starting December 2019 -- all movie suggestions are welcome. All families are welcome. ...
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.

A Cup of Creation: Art Class for Adults

December 15, 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....
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

December 15, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Mira Mesa Library
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Meeting Room - Mira Mesa
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25)
Program Type: Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
FREE Certificate Programs for High School Students! Parents are welcome to attend with their teens. Students will receive instruction from local industry experts using UC San Diego Extension curriculum. This educational approach provides student...

Becoming Through Art

December 15, 2019
1:00pm - 4:45pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Performing Arts Center & Multi-Purpose Room
Description of Event
Meeting ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

StreetPass San Diego

December 15, 2019
1:00pm - 6:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Shiley Special Events Suite
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
StreetPass San Diego offers the largest Nintendo Miit Ups in the country! Our local Nintendo enthusiasts meet at least once monthly to share our passion for gaming, exchange StreetPasses, participate in tournaments, and more! StreetPass San Diego is ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Preschool Storytime

December 15, 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....
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.

Crafts with Fran

December 15, 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. ...
This event is in the "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

INTRODUCTION TO INDIA INK

December 15, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Logan Heights Library
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Seminar Room 1 - Logan Heights
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Join us for a 5-week course on the basics of creating art with India ink. Commonly used by comic book artists and illustrators, ink is an excellent medium for all artists. No experience is required and all supplies will be provided in class!  ...
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.

Do Your Homework @ the Library

December 15, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Union Bank Homework Center (2nd Floor)
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Kids K through 8: having trouble with that homework?  Need a little help?  Our friendly Coaches will provide assistance!  They'll guide you through math and science assignments, sit with you as you try to sound out words while reading,...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

La Jolla World Tea Enthusiasts

December 15, 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...
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.

SDSU Community Concerts: Hausmann Chamber Music Program

December 15, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Neil Morgan Auditorium
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Performing Arts
Event Details:
  Hausmann Chamber Music Program is an intensive chamber music experience for serious string players and pianists ages 12 and older. Join us for a free concert performed by young musicians which will showcase and enhance their music education...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Pleasure of Your Company - The Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Choir, gospel

December 15, 2019
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: All Ages, Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Community Engagement, Performing Arts
Event Details:
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Choir, gospel, including seasonal spirituals: Always an audience favorite, the Choir returns to sing their mix of original and cover songs ranging from Gospel to contemporary Worship in an inspirational and uplif...
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.

Crafternoon: Glass Etching

December 15, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Room: Community Room/Taylor Gallery - Pacific Beach/Taylor
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Learn how to etch on glass in this free hands-on workshop!  Make and take home your creation.   This craft activity is intended for adults, but kids are welcome to assist.  Supplies are limited so advance registration is requir...
This event is in the "All Ages" 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.

Bananagrams Club: A Fast & Fun Word Game

December 15, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Children's Area - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: All Ages, Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Gather your family and friends and race against each other to build crossword grids in this anagram game that you’ll go bananas for! Bananagrams is an easy, educational, and fun game that you can either play by yourself or with up to 8 players! Do...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Mommy and Me Happy Hour

December 16, 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...
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.

Craft Circle Café

December 16, 2019
9:30am - 1:00pm
Mira Mesa Library
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Meeting Room - Mira Mesa
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Art, Community Engagement
Event Details:
If you like DIY craft projects AND socializing with other crafters please join us for Craft Circle Cafe.  Bring your own project - scrapbooking, needlework, knitting, coloring or work on the project being presented. Drop in for a short...