Upcoming Events

Registration Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Preschool Storytime

July 26, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library
Library Branch: Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library
Room: Community Room - Mission Hills/Hillcrest
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Literature
Event Details:
Children are invited to a fun storytime with books and singing. The first storytime of the month is usually bilingual (Spanish/English or Chinese/English)....

StoryTime with Jenny: Angry Birds!

July 26, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Kensington-Normal Heights Library
Library Branch: Kensington-Normal Heights Library
Room: Children's Area - Kensington
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Literature
Event Details:
StoryTime is for the birds!  Join us as we celebrate the upcoming "Angry Birds 2" movie with a bird-themed storytime, followed by an arts & crafts session where you can learn to draw some of your favorite characters....

Music and Movement with Dance to Evolve

July 26, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Denny Sanford Children's Library (1st Floor)
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Performing Arts
Event Details:
This is a fun class full of games and creative movement that is perfect for toddlers and pre-schoolers!  Put on your dancing shoes and boogie down at the library! ...

SIGNS AT PLAY - BABY SIGNING STORYTIME

July 26, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Ocean Beach Library
Library Branch: Ocean Beach Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
· Find out what’s going on in your baby’s mind by teaching him/her to sign.· Strengthen your bond with baby.· Lessen frustration brought on by miscommunication by giving baby a way to tell you what he/she wants.· A great way to le...

Preschool Storytime with Mr. Luan

July 26, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Linda Vista Library
Library Branch: Linda Vista Library
Room: Meeting Room - Linda Vista
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: 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!...

Wee Reads for Babies & Toddlers

July 26, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Balboa Library
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:
Wee Reads for babies and toddlers! Enjoy stories, music, and rhymes followed by playtime with terrific toys. Come have a fantastic time at the library!...

Wild Wonders!

July 26, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
College-Rolando Library
Library Branch: College-Rolando Library
Room: Community Room - College-Rolando
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Live Animals! ...

Ins and Outs of Google: An Oasis Program

July 26, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Seminar Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Google is a powerful search tool that has branched out into many areas of productivity and entertainment. Learn of the many services available through Google. We will learn about some of these services, and you’ll have time to try these services for ...

Preschool Story and Play time

July 26, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
City Heights/Weingart Library
Library Branch: City Heights/Weingart Library
Room: Children's Area - City Heights/Weingart
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Event Details:
Stories, songs, puppets, and playtime will all be found at this energetic and engaging storytime. Make new friends, hear a story and spend quality time with the preschooler in your life— at the library! ...

Yoga Storytime

July 26, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
North University Community Library
Library Branch: North University Community Library
Room: Community Room - North University
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
Certified yoga instructor Miss Aryn combines simple yoga poses, stories and songs in a fun hour that encourages relaxation and gentle bonding.Please bring your own towel or yoga mat....

Writing group

July 26, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Seminar Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Description of Event
Writing and critiques ...

Fitness Fun

July 26, 2019
11:15am - 12:15pm
Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
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...

Summer Lunch Program

July 26, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Discovery Corner - Denny Sanford Children's Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
Join us for a hot, nutritious lunch for all children ages 17 and under.  No registration required.  Sponsored by San Diego Unified School District and the USDA....

Summer Lunches

July 26, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Performing Arts Center & Multi-Purpose Room
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Event Details:
Free lunches by San Diego Unified School District....

Free Lunch Program

July 26, 2019
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Logan Heights Library
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Community Room - Logan Heights
Event Details:
Summer should be fun, carefree, and exciting for all kids. But for too many San Diego children, the end of the school year can sadly also mean hunger. Summer means the free and reduced price meals kids depend on throughout the year are gone, and many...

Community Yoga

July 26, 2019
12:45pm - 1:45pm
Rancho Peñasquitos
Library Branch: Rancho Peñasquitos
Room: Community Room - Rancho Peñasquitos
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
We’ve brought the yoga studio to our community! Enjoy all levels of Yoga with Rebecca:*$5 donation*Bring a yoga mat and water*Wear comfortable clothing*Be prepared to remove your shoes*Ages 14 and olderWednesdays and Fridays · 12:45-1:45 p.m. · Commu...

Slime and Non-Newtonian Fluids

July 26, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Registration
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Legler Benbough Performance Area
Program Type: Library NExT
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Slime: it's slippery, gooey, malleable and oozy. But did you know you could use it to illustrate phenomena in the natural world? Just like slime, Earth's glaciers, mudslides and quaking bogs are made of fluids that are neither liquid nor solid. Prepa...

Downtown Chess

July 26, 2019
1:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Library
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...

Local Author: Jean Guerrero

July 26, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
San Carlos Library
Library Branch: San Carlos Library
Room: Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Event Details:
Jean Guerrero is the author of CRUX: A Cross-Border Memoir, winner of the PEN/FUSION Emerging Writers prize. She is an Emmy-winning investigative immigration reporter for KPBS in San Diego; she contributes to NPR, PBS, PRI’s The World and other publi...

Friday Films: Almost Famous

July 26, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
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: Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
This Summer's Reading Program theme is It's Showtime at Your Library, so enjoy a free screening of a film about show business most Friday afternoons at 2:00pm! Almost Famous:  A 15-year-old boy with an overprotective mother hits the road wi...

Kids' Movie

July 26, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
University Community Library
Library Branch: University Community Library
Room: Community Room - University Community
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Films, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
We will be playing a Kid’s Movie and having some popcorn. Please call (858)552-1655 to find out what movie will be playing. ...

Summer Math Program for Middle Schoolers

July 26, 2019
2:15pm - 3:15pm
Rancho Peñasquitos
Registration
Library Branch: Rancho Peñasquitos
Room: Community Room - Rancho Peñasquitos
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Keep your math skills sharp and you won’t experience the summer slide!5-8 grade students are encouraged to sign up to attend this volunteer-led program, which will cover middle school math curriculum and go over new concepts students will need to kno...

Here's Waldo!

July 26, 2019
2:30pm - 3:15pm
Kensington-Normal Heights Library
Library Branch: Kensington-Normal Heights Library
Room: Children's Area - Kensington
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Engagement, Literature, Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
You’ve searched for him in books, and now you can find him in real life!  Waldo will be making a special guest appearance at the Kensington Library to meet and greet his fans.  Don’t miss your chance to pose for photos, and enjoy a scavenge...

SQUASH CARD--Adult DIY

July 26, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Library Branch: Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Room: Community Room - Otay Mesa-Nestor
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured
Event Details:
Join us today and make your very own Squash Card.  It looks complicated, but it is a perfect craft for beginners.  Especially one for a scrapbook or to give away to someone you care about.  It's a greeting card of all greeting cards, r...

Lego Builders

July 26, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mira Mesa Library
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Meeting Room - Mira Mesa
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Do you have what it takes to be a Lego Builder?  Join us for open Lego time on Friday afternoons and let your creativity flow....

Arts and Crafts for preK – 6th Graders

July 26, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Carmel Valley Library
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....

Lego Playtime

July 26, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library
Library Branch: Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library
Room: Community Room - Mission Hills/Hillcrest
Age Group: All Ages
Event Details:
Kids can have fun and get creative while building with LEGO....