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Meditation for a Happy Life

December 23, 2020
11:30am - 12:30pm
Linda Vista Library
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 "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Red Cross Blood Drive

December 23, 2020
12:00pm - 6:00pm
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Library Branch: Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Mountain Ranch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
Follow these tips for a positive donation!  Eat healthy, iron-rich meals prior to your donation.  Drink extra fluids beginning the day before donating.  Bring your ID, such as a driver’s license.  Wear comfortable clothing.  ...
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

December 23, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Linda Vista Library
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! ...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Paws to Read

December 23, 2020
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Rancho Bernardo Library
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Snook's Nook Storytime Area
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Paws for Reading is a program that allows children (K - 4th grade) to read aloud to a therapy dog in order to improve reading and communication skills. ...
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.

Craft Time

December 23, 2020
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Rancho Bernardo Library
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Children's Area - Rancho Bernardo
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art, Educational
Event Details:
Fun and simple crafts for children 3 years & up. Younger children may require parental assistance. ...
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.

Ancestry Library Database Class

December 23, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Rancho Bernardo Library
Registration
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Main Area - Rancho Bernardo
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Learn how to use the Ancestry Library database and find out more about your family tree. Ancestry Library has resources for genealogical and historical research with more than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases (including U.S. Census; mil...

PBPG

December 23, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Library Branch: Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Room: Community Room/Taylor Gallery - Pacific Beach/Taylor
Description of Event
Discuss meeting topics. "This program is neither sponsored nor endorsed by the San Diego Public Library. The library is not responsible for the information presented in this program." ...
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Tai Chi Class

December 24, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Linda Vista Library
Library Branch: Linda Vista Library
Room: Meeting Room - Linda Vista
Age Group: Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
Improve your balance and mobility with slow, controlled movement. For ages 60+. ...
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Fun and Games for 50 Plus

December 24, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Come socialize, play your favorite games or, on select days, try your hand at a craft. We will offer a variety of games such as chess, checkers, Mahjong, Scrabble, Yahtzee, party bridge, cribbag and more. ...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Chinese Language Preschool Storytime with Ms. Mei

December 24, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Linda Vista Library
Library Branch: Linda Vista Library
Room: Children's Storytime Nook - Linda Vista
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Join Ms. Mei for a thrilling Chinese language storytime ride!  Preschoolers will be treated to tales told with gusto and will have the opportunity to sing with other children in the storytime group! ...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Storybox Theatre

December 24, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Rancho Bernardo Library
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Snook's Nook Storytime Area
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
A presentation of Japanese style storytelling called Kamishibai, which combines the use of hand drawn visuals with the engaging narration of a live presenter. A delightful story time for children. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Baby & Toddler Storytime with Stay-n-Play

December 24, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Clairemont Library
Library Branch: Clairemont Library
Room: Children's Area - Clairemont
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
Fun toddler stories and songs with Miss Joyce along with play time afterwards!   ...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Preschool Storytime and Craft

December 24, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Mission Valley Library
Library Branch: Mission Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Mission Valley
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Art, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Preschoolers are invited to a storytime, followed by a fun craft! ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Preschool Storytime for Kids.

December 24, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
University Community Library
Library Branch: University Community Library
Room: Community Room - University Community
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Preschool Storytime for Kids; stories, crafts, finger plays and songs...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Balance Strong

December 24, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Library Branch: Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Room: Community Room/Taylor Gallery - Pacific Beach/Taylor
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
Learn leg strengthening exercises to help your balance & posture. Chairs are also available for seated exercises. ...
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.

Hatha Yoga

December 24, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Rancho Bernardo Library
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Bill & Marcia Collins Community Room - Rancho Bernardo
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
A gentle, slow-paced yoga with Patti Bozorgchami. Learn simple breathing exercises and relaxation techniques. ...
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Silver Chair Yoga

December 24, 2020
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Linda Vista Library
Library Branch: Linda Vista Library
Room: Meeting Room - Linda Vista
Age Group: Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
Chair yoga is a general term for practices that modify yoga poses so that they can be done while seated in a chair. The chair helps eliminate strain on your joints while increasing stability & balance. As you move & breathe through the yoga p...
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.

Thursdays are Game Day!

December 24, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Clairemont Library
Library Branch: Clairemont Library
Room: Children's Area - Clairemont
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
Thursdays are game days at the Clairemont Library! Play board games like: Candyland · Chutes & Ladders · Battleship · Monopoly · Yahtzee · Sorry · Jigsaw puzzles and more!   ...
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Kids Craft Club

December 24, 2020
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...

Christmas Day Holiday

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All San Diego Public Library locations will be closed today in observance of the holiday....
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Meditation

December 26, 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 "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Art Class for Kids

December 26, 2020
9:30am - 12:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Community Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Join us as professional artist Joe Nyiri introduces a fun new project for children each session. Free and all supplies provided. For ages 5 and up. ...
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.

Button Making

December 26, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Clairemont Library
Library Branch: Clairemont Library
Room: Children's Area - Clairemont
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Art, Community Engagement
Event Details:
Join us every Saturday at 10:30 for button making. Bring your own printed or drawn image or use one of ours! We have 2 1/2” buttons. All ages welcome. Express yourself @ the Library! ...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Paws for Reading

December 26, 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.

Lego Builders Club

December 26, 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 "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.

Fun with The Ukelele

December 26, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Mira Mesa Library
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Meeting Room - Mira Mesa
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Event Details:
Join us for an hour of musical fun with the ukelele. All levels are welcome at this informal get together.  Please bring your own ukelele, and your sense of adventure. ...

San Diego Folk Song Society

December 27, 2020
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Library Branch: Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Room: Community Room - Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa
Description of Event
You’re invited to a song circle, hosted by the San Diego Folk Song Society. There is a different theme per month. Bring your own songs to share. Visit www.meetup.com/SDFSS-org/ for details. This program is neither sponsored nor endorsed by the San Di...