Upcoming Events

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Age
Program Type
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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.

Story Time with Miss Bari

October 16, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Rancho Bernardo Library
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Snook's Nook Storytime Area
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Fun stories & songs children will enjoy! ...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Preschool Storytime with Mr. Luan

October 16, 2020
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: Educational, 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! ...
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.

Knitting Hour

October 16, 2020
11:00am - 1:00pm
Rancho Bernardo Library
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Bill & Marcia Collins Community Room - Rancho Bernardo
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Would you like to learn to knit or just spend time with other knitters? See how much fun knitting can be! All skill levels are welcome. Bring your current project to work on, or if new to knitting, we'll help get you going! Yarn and prac...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Fitness Fun

October 16, 2020
11:15am - 12:00pm
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...
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.

Aloha Ukulele Strummers

October 16, 2020
11:30am - 1:00pm
North University Community Library
Library Branch: North University Community Library
Room: Community Room - North University
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Event Details:
Aloha.  This event is not a class but a strum-a-long.  If you know basic ukulele chords, come join us.  Music will be provided. We will play familiar songs, Hawaiian songs, oldies, and new songs to learn. Bring your uke, a smile and st...
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.

Hablamos: Spanish Conversation Group

October 16, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
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: Educational, En Español
Event Details:
Let's speak Spanish!  Improve your Spanish Language skills by conversing with other learners and native speakers in a friendly, casual setting.  All skill levels are welcome.  ...
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Video Game Fridays

October 16, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
University Community Library
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.

Lego Lab

October 16, 2020
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: Educational
Event Details:
Legos are provided for building projects. No registration required and limit of 30 participants. Legos contain small objects and parent’s supervision is 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

October 16, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Linda Vista Library
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 "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Teen Graphic Novel Club

October 16, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tierrasanta Library
Library Branch: Tierrasanta Library
Room: Community Room - Tierrasanta
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Art, Literature
Event Details:
 Do you love reading comics and manga? Join us for our monthly  Teen Graphic Novel Club. Read, discuss, draw and so much more. This month's title is Rickety Stitch and the Gelatinous Goo by Ben Costa. Books will be provided. ...
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

October 16, 2020
4:45pm - 6:00pm
Linda Vista Library
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

October 17, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
San Carlos Library
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 "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

SAT/ACT Prep

October 17, 2020
9:30am - 6:00pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Seminar Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Event Details:
detail TBA ...
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

October 17, 2020
10:00am - 12:30pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
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 "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Paws for Reading

October 17, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
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

October 17, 2020
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

October 17, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Mira Mesa Library
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

October 17, 2020
11:00am - 1:00pm
Central Library
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 "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Lego Builders Club

October 17, 2020
11:00am - 3:00pm
North Clairemont Library
Library Branch: North Clairemont Library
Room: Children's Area
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Event Details:
Kids make Lego creations. Be creative and have fun! No sign-up needed. Appropriate for ages 3 to 8 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.

Writer's Block

October 17, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
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? Join our weekend writing group, Writer's Block! Grab a pen and a notebook and join us for an hour of writerly fun! Includes a prompt, time to write, and time to share. Open to all leve...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Teen Council

October 17, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Children's Area - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
Earn service hours and help the library make decisions about serving teens in our community. Meets once monthly. Free snacks! Ages 12-18. Interested? Just come to the next meeting or email Youth Services Librarian, Dana, at SanchezDM@sandiego.gov ...
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

October 17, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library
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 "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Teen Council

October 17, 2020
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 "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Sustainable Scripps

October 17, 2020
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 ...
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

October 18, 2020
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 "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

October 18, 2020
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 "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

La Jolla World Tea Enthusiasts

October 18, 2020
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...