Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events
Registration Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
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.

YOUTH CHESS

5:00pm - 7:00pm
San Carlos Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: San Carlos Library
Room: Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Event Details:
Learn how to play chess, or hone your skills!  Chess is a great way to improve logical thinking skills and math ability.  All levels welcome.  Ages 18 and under.  2nd & 4th Tuesdays. ...

VIRTUAL YOUR BRAIN AND BODY ON NATURE

5:30pm - 7:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Details:
A growing body of research shows that spending time outdoors benefits us physically, emotionally and mentally. Explore the science behind these benefits and learn how to get more nature into your day-to-day life. The average person is awake for 16 ho...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Pajama Signing Storytime w/ Miss Jennifer

6:00pm - 7:00pm
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:
Visit the library for storytime in your comfy pajamas while Miss Jennifer uses and teaches sign language to enhance the reading of beloved children's picture books.  Includes bubble time too! [Birth - 5 years old] ...
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.

RB Library Chess Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Rancho Bernardo Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Frank Lenfesty Seminar Room - Rancho Bernardo
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Learn to play chess for the first time or practice your latest strategies with other players. All skill levels are welcome. ...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.
This event is in the "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, One Book, One San Diego
Event Details:
Actor, author and activist George Takei has long talked about his experience with the forced Incarceration of Japanese Americans, and how that experience has shaped his definition of patriotism and democracy. With his latest release, “They Called Us ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Pajama Story Time

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Mountain View/Beckwourth Library
Library Branch: Mountain View/Beckwourth Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Art, Literature
Event Details:
Put on your coziest jammies and join us for early bedtime stories in the library. Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied by a caregiver.   ...
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.

PJ Storytime & Craft

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Room: Children's Area - Pacific Beach/Taylor
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Art, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Children will enjoy stories, songs, and a craft.  Pajamas optional!   ...

Banned Book Club

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Mira Mesa Library
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Seminar/Booksale Room - Mira Mesa
Program Type: Literature
Event Details:
The Mira Mesa Library’s Banned Book Club, a book group with a “freedom to read” theme, meets the last Tuesday of each month (no meeting in December), 6:30pm at the library, 8405 New Salem St. The group focuses on books and authors that have been b...
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.

Modern Classics Book Club: To Kill a Mockingbird

10:00am - 10:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Literature
Event Details:
Welcome to our virtual book club!  We will be reading out loud a variety of books ranging from classic selections to modern literature. Current Selection Title: To Kill a Mockingbird Author: Harper Lee Book Description:  ...
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.

Take and Make Craft Kits

10:00am - 11:00am
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art
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 "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

DYH@L: Virtual Homework Help

10:00am - 1:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, En Español
Event Details:
Need homework help?  We offer free virtual homework help for students k-8th grade 6 days a week.  Available sessions are from 10am-1pm Monday to Thursday and Saturdays; 2:30-5:30pm sessions are Monday to Friday.  For more informat...
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 "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Creative Writing Group

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Rancho Bernardo Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Frank Lenfesty Seminar Room - Rancho Bernardo
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
If you have a love for writing and would like to develop your skills, this workshop is an excellent place for you. You will write short stories and poetry, share your work with others and discover other's work. Ron Pickett is a retired naval aviat...
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.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

DYH@L: Virtual Homework Help

2:30pm - 5:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, En Español
Event Details:
Need homework help?  We offer free virtual homework help for students k-8th grade 6 days a week.  Available sessions are from 10am-1pm Monday to Thursday and Saturdays; 2:30-5:30pm sessions are Monday to Friday.  For more informat...
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! ...