Upcoming Events

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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.

Villa Musica Violin Classes

October 24, 2019
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Logan Heights Library
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Gracia Molina de Pick & Richard Allen Pick Centro Cultural
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Performing Arts
Event Details:
To sign-up please visit the Logan Heights Library to obtain the registration form. Beginning Strings (ages 5-7) from 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm. Intermediate Strings (ages 8-11) from 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm. Advanced Strings (ages 10-17...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Arts and Crafts for Kids

October 24, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Library Branch: Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Bring your child to an entertaining craft at the Otay Mesa Library every Thursday at 4pm! The craft is different each week, with featured crafts for holidays and special library events!  Come join us for this fun event!...
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.

Create It Thursday!

October 24, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Skyline Hills Library
Library Branch: Skyline Hills Library
Room: Children's Nook - Skyline Hills
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art, Community Engagement
Event Details:
Come and create with us! Join us as we provide all the supplies needed for do-it-yourself arts and crafts. Each week we provide projects for kids to help them master the art of using scissors, glue and other crafting materials to creat...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Food Science

October 24, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Pauline Foster Teen Center (2nd Floor)
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Do you enjoy food? Do you enjoy science? Come and join us while we learn about food science! Ages 12-18 ...
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Kids Craft Club

October 24, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clairemont Library
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! Volunteer Rod leads weekly craft projects that are new and different every time! Fun crafts for the whole family - anything from pencil toppers to bookmarks to decorations. All ages are welcome. Younger child...
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 Craft Time

October 24, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Logan Heights Library
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Children's Area - Logan Heights
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art, Community Engagement
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Process Art

October 24, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
San Carlos Library
Library Branch: San Carlos Library
Room: Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Drop in and create art together! Early childhood experts agree that artwork by young children is about the doing—not the result.  In this class, kids can experiment with various art supplies and mediums, and grown-ups can get simple art ideas to...
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.

Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skull Workshop

October 24, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Rancho Bernardo Library
Registration
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Bill & Marcia Collins Community Room - Rancho Bernardo
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Art, Community Engagement, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Learn to make & decorate sugar skulls for Dia de los Muertos - a fun workshop for children (5 and up) and adults!...

Project Aware

October 24, 2019
4:00pm - 5:45pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Seminar Room (A-B) - Valencia Park/Malcolm X
Description of Event
Project A.W.A.R.E offers group sessions, facilitated by certified experts, providing • Emotional Literacy • Restorative Practices • Gang Intervention Counseling • Substance Abuse Disorders • Social Development • Trauma Informed • Gender Specific Work...

Beat Making

October 24, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Logan Heights Library
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: David C. Copley Foundation Teen IDEA Lab
Event Details:
If you’ve ever wondered how beats are made, producers from the David’s Harp Foundation will be doing a live demonstration at the library in our new recording studio!   ...
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.

Free Citizenship Class

October 24, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Logan Heights Library
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Seminar Room 1 - Logan Heights
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Citizenship and Immigration
Event Details:
FREE 10-week class to prepare for the Citizenship Test and Interview. You may preregister at the library or in class the first 2 weeks. Presented by Jewish Family Service of San Diego. ...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Writers' Guild

October 24, 2019
4:45pm - 5:45pm
Rancho Peñasquitos
Library Branch: Rancho Peñasquitos
Room: Children's Wavy Tables - Rancho Penasquitos
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Want to develop your own voice and style? Need to get those words out of your brain and onto paper? We can help! Students will be provided with a welcoming space to write and expand on their ideas. Mentors will expose students to more complex...
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.

Free Computer Classes : 2-day class in Google Sheets

October 24, 2019
5:00pm - 6:45pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Wells Fargo Technology Learning Center (4th Floor)
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Google Sheets is Google's answer to Microsoft Excel, a spreadsheet program that can perform calculations, make charts and graphs as well as keep track of business expenses. Google sheets is very similar to Excel with a few subtle differences.  C...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Eric Klinenberg Presented by The San Diego Public Library Foundation

October 24, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Neil Morgan Auditorium
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Featured, Citizenship and Immigration, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 133
Event Details:
Bestselling author and sociologist Eric Klinenberg argues in his latest study, Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life, that the future of democracy rests not simply on ...
This event is in the "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Creative Mornings San Diego

October 25, 2019
8:30am - 10:30am
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Shiley Special Events Suite
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
CreativeMornings is a monthly breakfast lecture series for creative types (including entrepreneurs, developers & crafters). Each event is free of charge, and includes a 20 minute talk, plus coffee! The aim of Creative Mornings San Diego is t...
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.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Haunted Library Preparation

October 25, 2019
9:00am - 6:00pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Seminar Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Featured, Community Engagement
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Qi Gong

October 25, 2019
9:30am - 11:30am
University Community Library
Library Branch: University Community Library
Room: Community Room - University Community
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
Qi Gong (Chi Gong) is a simple preventative health method of relaxing and harmonizing the body. These gentle exercises are suitable for any age and health condition...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Baby Dance Party with Dance to Evolve

October 25, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
North Park Library
Library Branch: North Park Library
Room: Children's Area - North Park
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
Babies & Books will be morphing into Baby Dance Party featuring members of Dance to Evolve!  We will have songs, parachutes, toys, and bubbles for your babies to dance, play, and interact!  Feel free to stay for the rest of the ho...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Bilingual Storytime

October 25, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Logan Heights Library
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Children's Area - Logan Heights
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Free Play for Babies-3 year olds

October 25, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Library Branch: Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Room: Community Room - Allied Gardens/Benjamin
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Event Details:
Children will have the opportunity to play with toys & books in an unstructured setting all while listening to music.  We'll sing a few songs, and of course bubbles are included! ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Storytime

October 25, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
San Carlos Library
Library Branch: San Carlos Library
Room: Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Join us for a storytime that fosters early literacy!  Features books, songs, action rhymes, and finger plays that invite participation. Afterwards, make a fun craft that reinforces the theme of the day and serves as a storytime souvenir!  A...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Baby/Toddler Explore Time

October 25, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Library Branch: Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Room: Community Room - Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Little ones are able to make noise, play, and meet new friends. This is a loosely structured, baby-led program of play, music, bubbles, songs and more. For babies and toddlers 0-2 years....
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.

Conversation Cafe

October 25, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Rancho Peñasquitos
Library Branch: Rancho Peñasquitos
Room: Community Room - Rancho Peñasquitos
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Practice your English skills in a friendly, informal setting.  Adults of all skill levels are welcome to join in the conversation!Conversation Cafe meets every Friday.(Location within the library varies, so ask where Conversation Cafe is meeting...
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 Relaxation

October 25, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Paradise Hills Library
Library Branch: Paradise Hills Library
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
If life has you stressed, anxious, tense, or worried, consider meditation. Take an hour of your day for self-care and join us in a free guided meditation held every Friday.  No registration required. ...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Secrets of the Dinosaurs: Big Science for Little People

October 25, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Community Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Unearth the secrets of the dinosaurs as you become a paleontologist. Investigate the differences between meat and plant eating dinosaurs, see their teeth, and make your own T-Rex tooth cast! Best for ages 3-5.Part of the Big Science for Little People...

Citizenship Class

October 25, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Library Branch: Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Room: Community Room - Otay Mesa-Nestor
Description of Event
Citizenship Classes are available at the Otay Mesa Branch Library. The class is open enrollment and available to the public. Classes are held every Friday from 10:00 am-12:00 pm unless otherwise noted. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Halloween Storytime

October 25, 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:
  Come join our Halloween Storytime. Kids and adults are welcome to come dressed in Halloween costumes. ...