Upcoming Events

Registration Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Downtown Chess

October 2, 2020
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...

Video Game Fridays

October 2, 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....

Teen Council

October 2, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Seminar Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Community Engagement

Paws for Reading

October 3, 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...

Paws to Read with Love on a Leash

October 3, 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!...

Paws to Read

October 3, 2020
11:30am - 12:30pm
Mira Mesa Library
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Front Entrance Patio - 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....

Teen Council

October 3, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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!...

Mommy and Me Happy Hour

October 5, 2020
9:30am - 11:00am
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Library Branch: Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Mountain Ranch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Literature
Event Details:
Mommies (and Daddies too) are invited to get to know other parents in the community while your child plays with their neighbors!  Age-appropriate toys and games will be provided for the little ones to play with.  Parents can meet new friend...

Copy of Spanish Storytime

October 5, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
North Park Library
Library Branch: North Park Library
Room: Children's Area - North Park
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Educational, En Español
Event Details:
Come join us for some fun stories and crafts at our Spanish Storytime, happening every first and third Mondays at 10am!...

Kids Chess Club

October 5, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Library Branch: Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Mountain Ranch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
This program is for children ages 5 and up.  All levels of players are welcome.  There will be instruction for beginners and opportunities for kids to play against other kids at their own level.  Please bring a chess board and pieces t...

Baby and Toddler Jamboree

October 6, 2020
11:30am - 12:30pm
Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Library Branch: Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Room: Community Room - Otay Mesa-Nestor
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
A loosely structured program of play, music, stories, and songs to encourage your baby's growth and discovery of the world around them. Babies and toddler from 0-4 years of age & their caregivers welcomed to join us for a fun learning experience....

Baby Storytime

October 6, 2020
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Mission Valley Library
Library Branch: Mission Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Mission Valley
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Join us for a program that is perfect for babies and young toddlers: short, fun and interactive.  ...

Block Party: Lego Playtime for Kids

October 6, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Library Branch: Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Mountain Ranch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
We supply the Legos, you provide the creativity!  Children ages 5-12 are invited to unleash their imaginations and build!   Parent assistance is required for all children age 8 and under.  This program meets on the first and third...

Test Baby Storytime

October 7, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Meeting Room 222 - Central
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Help your child get ready to read at our Baby Storytime. Each session will focus on a topic and include books, songs, games, and activities designed to help your child work on important early literacy skills. Registration is required. ...

Preschool Storytime

October 7, 2020
11:30am - 12:00pm
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
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.  ...

Storybox Theater

October 7, 2020
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Library Branch: Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Mountain Ranch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Literature
Event Details:
A presentation of Japanese style storytelling called Kamishibai, which combines the use of hand drawn visuals with the entertaining narration of a live presenter.  A delightful and fun story time appropriate for ages 3-10. ...

Copy of Knit One, Crochet Too

October 7, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Oliver McMillan I CAN! Center (1st Floor)
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Beginners always welcome. We supply the materials. Individuals with visual impairment and the hard of hearing are encouraged to attend! ...

Book Club

October 8, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Library Branch: Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Mountain Ranch
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Literature
Event Details:
The first rule of book club is … you always talk about books!  Join like-minded bibliophiles to discuss fiction titles.  Make some new friends while you get introduced to books too good to miss!  A limited number of each month’s select...

Preschool Storytime for Kids.

October 8, 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...

Qi Gong

October 9, 2020
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...

Video Game Fridays

October 9, 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....

Paws for Reading

October 10, 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...

Teen Council

October 10, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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!...

Mommy and Me Happy Hour

October 12, 2020
9:30am - 11:00am
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Library Branch: Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Mountain Ranch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Literature
Event Details:
Mommies (and Daddies too) are invited to get to know other parents in the community while your child plays with their neighbors!  Age-appropriate toys and games will be provided for the little ones to play with.  Parents can meet new friend...

Kids Chess Club

October 12, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Library Branch: Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Mountain Ranch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
This program is for children ages 5 and up.  All levels of players are welcome.  There will be instruction for beginners and opportunities for kids to play against other kids at their own level.  Please bring a chess board and pieces t...

Kids Jamboree

October 13, 2020
11:30am - 12:00pm
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Library Branch: Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Mountain Ranch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
A delightful program of music and movement for preschool age kids and their caregivers.  This program meets on the second Tuesday of the month.   ...

Baby and Toddler Jamboree

October 13, 2020
11:30am - 12:30pm
Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Library Branch: Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Room: Community Room - Otay Mesa-Nestor
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
A loosely structured program of play, music, stories, and songs to encourage your baby's growth and discovery of the world around them. Babies and toddler from 0-4 years of age & their caregivers welcomed to join us for a fun learning experience....