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This event is in the "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
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Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational
Event Details:
Join this Keyboarding class to help you learn or enhance your keyboarding skills. Fully Online with Live Instructor Led Sessions and learn at your own pace! Follow the instructions below, to enroll in the following Online Class at San Diego Contin...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Explore the Urban Art Trail

04/26/2021 @ 12:00pm - 05/31/2021 @ 6:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Featured, Art, Community Engagement, Cultural Appreciation
Event Details:
In recognition of our El Día de los Niños program, featuring Rafael Lopez, local artist, children's book illustrator and creator of the Urban Art Trail, Central Branch Library wants to inspire YOU to get creative!  Pick up an art ki...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Art, Cultural Appreciation
Event Details:
Throughout the Month of May, celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage month at City Heights Library with our Eastern Dragon Mythology activity kits. Through these kits, participants will learn about the role dragons play in Chi...
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.

Craft Kit: Fruit Shaped Paper Fans

All Day 5/15 - 5/31
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
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: Featured, Art, Cultural Appreciation, Program Includes Kit
Event Details:
In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, join us for a craft activity making your own Fruit Shaped Paper Fan. They are easy to make, cute to carry around and the perfect accessory to cool off on a hot summer day! ...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Online Adventures - D&D Club for Teens It's Time to Get Your Game On - Online! FAQ: Who may join? Open to all interested youth, ages 12-17, grades 7-12. New and experienced players welcome! Where? Online - set up a free account usi...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Virtual Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Registration
Library Branch: Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Featured, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
Join us for Virtual Toddler Storytime with Mrs. Suzanne via Zoom!  Registration is required as space is limited.  Registration will open on the Thursday before Tuesday Storytime at 9:00 am.  Once registered, you will receive an email c...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Virtual Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Featured, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 46
Event Details:
Join us for Virtual Toddler Storytime with Mrs. Suzanne via Zoom!  Registration is required as space is limited.  Registration will open on the Thursday before Tuesday Storytime at 9:00 am.  Once registered, you will receive an email c...
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.
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Read “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean and then join a lively Zoom book discussion.  Copies available for pick up at the North Clairemont Branch Library. In this novel, Author Susan Orlean, " chronicles the LAPL fire and its a...
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.
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art, Cultural Appreciation
Event Details:
Welcome to the second Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month edition of the Art of Cartooning.  Today’s character was created by the same company as Hello Kitty.  He’s a little penguin who has been featured on apparel, D...

Virtual Introduction to Python Programming

3:30pm - 5:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
A basic understanding of how the internet works is a valuable tool in many today’s high-tech careers. Explore the intricacies of the web and then use Python to program simple apps for internet communication. Students will examine the technology 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.
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Community Engagement, Cultural Appreciation, Local Author
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
This program is intended for an adult audience. Men to Avoid in Art and Life We are proud to welcome author Nicole Tersigni as she shares from her new book, Men to Avoid in Art and Life.  With her signature wit and wisdom, she combine...
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: The Poisonwood Bible

10:00am - 10:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, 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: The Poisonwood Bible Author: Barbara Kingsolver Book Description:&n...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Interactive Storytime and Craft with Ms. Marika

10:00am - 10:45am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Educational, Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:
Join us for a virtual storytime and craft via Zoom, perfect for toddlers and preschoolers. To participate in the craft, please pickup materials at Mission Valley Library (2123 Fenton Pkwy, 92108) starting one week prior to the program. Alternatively,...
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 Creative Writing Group

1:00pm - 3:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
If you have a love for writing and would like to develop your skills, this workshop via Zoom is an excellent place for you. Learn to write short stories and poetry, share your work with others, and discuss & discover each other's creations Ron...
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.

Drawful 2 Game Night

3:00pm - 4:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join us for an afternoon of free goofy virtual fun. Ages 12-18. The Drawful games have players draw something based on a prompt. Then, everyone takes turns guessing what each drawing is. Guesses are displayed on-screen alongside the right a...
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.

Rancho Peñasquitos Library's “Evening” Book Club

3:00pm - 4:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Details:
Want to connect with other readers?   Welcome to Rancho Peñasquitos Library’s “Evening” Book Club!  We meet via Zoom, where you'll have the opportunity to connect with new people, read a variety of books, and engage in interesting discus...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Join online with Ms. Parween to build a beautiful paper butterfly and learn about the concept of center of mass  [3rd-5th Grade] Go to the Balboa Branch Library's Facebook on Wednesday, 3:30p.m. to do a great project. https://www.face...
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.

Rancho Bernardo Library Virtual Book Club

3:30pm - 4:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Literature
Event Details:
Join in on Zoom for a lively discussion of the month's selection. Contact Branch Manager Trish Jenkins for more information. ...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Teen Book Talk: Money Boy

4:00pm - 4:15pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Cultural Appreciation
Event Details:
Join Ben from Oak Park Library for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, as he reviews Money Boy by Paul Yee, a powerful tale of coming out & survival on the streets as a queer & API teen. ...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Online Adventures - D&D Club for Teens It's Time to Get Your Game On - Online! FAQ: Who may join? Open to all interested youth, ages 12-17, grades 7-12. New and experienced players welcome! Where? Online - set up a free account usi...
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.
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Educational
Event Details:
The largest volcanic eruption in North American history took place on May 18, 1980, when Mount St. Helens exploded and sent its upper thousand feet flying over the Washington state countryside. This slide presentation featuring many photos taken by t...
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.
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Educational
Event Details:
The Explosion of Mt. St. Helens (Class #100) The largest volcanic eruption in North American history took place on May 18, 1980, when Mt. St. Helens exploded and sent its upper thousand feet flying over the Washington state countryside. This ...
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.

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
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), Elementary (7-8)
Event Details:
Storytime with music, finger plays, rhymes, and more. ...