Upcoming Events

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Age
Program Type
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Preschool Storytime for Kids.

December 10, 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

December 11, 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

December 11, 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

December 12, 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

December 12, 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

December 14, 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

December 14, 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

December 15, 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

December 15, 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

December 15, 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...

Preschool Storytime

December 16, 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.  ...

Preschool Storytime for Kids.

December 17, 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...

Set up

December 17, 2020
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Library Branch: Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Mountain Ranch

The Art of Cartooning

December 17, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Library Branch: Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Mountain Ranch
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Learn how to draw cartoons!  Each session will feature a different animated, live action, or literary character.  All ages are welcome and no sign ups are required.  Parent assistance is required for children age 8 and under. ...

Creative Mornings San Diego

December 18, 2020
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...

Qi Gong

December 18, 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

December 18, 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

December 19, 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

December 19, 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

December 19, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
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....

Teen Council

December 19, 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

December 21, 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

December 21, 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

December 22, 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

December 22, 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.  ...

STEAM Night @ the Library

December 22, 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:
Learn basic scientific concepts!  Conduct simple experiments!  This program meets on the Second and Fourth Tuesday of the month.  The Second Tuesday of the month will feature a special science experiment.  This program is especial...