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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.

Game Time!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Clairemont Library
Cancelled
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 "All Ages" group.

Make a Light-Up Halloween Mask

3:00pm - 4:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Online/Virtual, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Join the Innovation Lab at San Diego Public Library for a virtual program where you can learn the basics of circuitry and make an illuminated Halloween mask. Participants will get a free maker kit that you can pick up from your preferred holds pick u...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Online/Virtual
Event Details:
In these weekly online classes, group instruction creates an encouraging learning environment for students by providing performance experience and peer interaction. Parents are encouraged to observe (and even participate) in the classes. Parenta...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: LGBTQIA
Event Details:
Join us for a conversation with Lambda Archives board members about preserving and honoring San Diego LGBT+ History.  ...
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Children's Arts & Crafts

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clairemont Library
Cancelled
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! Fun crafts for the whole family - anything from pencil toppers to bookmarks to decorations. All ages are welcome. Younger children may need assistance from parents. ...
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.

Kids Craft Time

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Logan Heights Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Children's Area - Logan Heights
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art, Community Engagement
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Process Art

4:00pm - 5:00pm
San Carlos Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: San Carlos Library
Room: Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Event Details:
Drop in and create art together! Early childhood experts agree that artwork by young children is about the doing—not the result.  In this class, kids can experiment with various art supplies and mediums, and grown-ups can get simple art ideas to...
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: Featured, Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Online Adventures - D&D for Grown-Ups It's Time to Get Your Game On - Online! FAQ: Who may join? Open to all interested adults, ages 18+. New and experienced players welcome! Where? Online - set up a free account using the Roll20 w...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Bilingual Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Logan Heights Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Children's Area - Logan Heights
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
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: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, En Español, Literature
Event Details:
Join Mrs. Claudia for a special multilingual storytime in Spanish, English, & American sign language as we celebrate the Mexican multi-day holiday, Day of the Dead! Mrs. Claudia will transport you to our annual "Dia ...
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: To Kill a Mockingbird

10:00am - 10:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: 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: To Kill a Mockingbird Author: Harper Lee Book Description:  ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Storytime

10:00am - 10:45am
San Carlos Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: San Carlos Library
Room: Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Art, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Join us for a storytime that fosters early literacy!  Features books, songs, action rhymes, and finger plays that invite participation. Afterwards, make a fun craft!  Ages 1-5.  Every Friday.  ...
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.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Take and Make Craft Kits

10:00am - 11:00am
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Free craft kits for you to take home and make with your little ones. Stop by our library and pick up some craft kits to make at home. Will supplies last. Please call us at 619-527-3405 to reserve and pick up a kit (or two) today! Follow us on Face...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Virtual Friday Storytime with Ms. Ann.....

10:30am - 11:00am
Balboa Library
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Virtual Friday Storytime with Ms. Ann from her backyard!  Watch a pumpkin grow with Ms. Ann!  Join us online for virtual weekly entertaining stories and, in the spirit of the fall season, Ms. Ann has planted pumpkin seeds and then each stor...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Preschool Storytime with Mr. Luan

10:30am - 11:30am
Linda Vista Library
Cancelled
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 "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

"Radiant Child": A Basquiat Storytime

12:00pm - 1:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: LGBTQIA
Event Details:
  Bibliotecaria Ady will share "Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michael Basquiant" by Javaka Steptoe with special permission from Little Brown Books for Young Readers.  This is a marvelous tale that tells the story of yo...
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Children's Book Talk: Small Spaces

2:00pm - 2:15pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
What’s Ms. Erin reading?  Each week, youth services librarian, Ms. Erin, posts a video book review of a fun book she’s reading.  (No spoilers, we promise!)  This week she tells you about Small Spaces by Katherine Arden.  Find out ...
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.

DYH@L: Virtual Homework Help

2:30pm - 5:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, En Español
Event Details:
Need homework help?  We offer free virtual homework help for students k-8th grade 6 days a week.  Available sessions are from 10am-1pm Monday to Thursday and Saturdays; 2:30-5:30pm sessions are Monday to Friday.  For more informat...
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

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Linda Vista Library
Cancelled
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 "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Adult Coloring Club

4:45pm - 6:00pm
Linda Vista Library
Cancelled
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

9:30am - 10:30am
San Carlos Library
Cancelled
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. ...

Library NExT: Admit One-Session One S.A.T. Test Prep

9:30am - 2:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Educational, Library NExT
Event Details:
Let San Diego Public Libraries assist you in preparing for the transition from high school to college through the Admit One College Prep Academy! Admit One provides an advantage on SAT & ACT test preparation. A partnership between the San Diego P...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

SAT/ACT Prep

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

Virtual Saturday Craft

10:00am - 10:30am
Balboa Library
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Join us online as Ms. Chris or Ms. Nenette instructs you in making a fun craft each Saturday morning! [K-4th grade] Go to the Balboa Branch Library's Facebook page weekly at 10:00am on Saturday mornings to learn how to do creative crafts! https...
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.

Yoga Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
Join us as we incorporate yoga poses, creativity and stories in this Facebook Live event. We always start with yoga breathing to help calm and warm up the body.  Then, we add various nursery rhymes and yoga poses that usually mimic animals....
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.

DYH@L: Virtual Homework Help

10:00am - 1:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, En Español
Event Details:
Need homework help?  We offer free virtual homework help for students k-8th grade 6 days a week.  Available sessions are from 10am-1pm Monday to Thursday and Saturdays; 2:30-5:30pm sessions are Monday to Friday.  For more informat...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Paws for Reading

10:30am - 11:30am
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Cancelled
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...