Upcoming Events

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Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Middle School Book Club

August 10, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Children's Area - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Literature
Event Details:
Seeking middle schoolers to read & review books before they’re published!· Get access to great reads before anyone else· Read and review with your friends· Tell publishers   exactly what you thinkInterested? Contact Youth...

Signing Storytime

August 10, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
North Park Library
Library Branch: North Park Library
Room: Children's Area - North Park
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Sign language fun for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers with Ms. Jennifer Duncan!Come learn some simple signs and songs at this fun weekly event!...

Lego Builders Club

August 10, 2019
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....

Program Your Future - FRONT END DEVELOPMENT

August 10, 2019
11:30am - 3:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Legler Benbough Teen IDEA Lab
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational, Library NExT
Event Details:
Free 9 week computer proramming workshop in partnership with UCSD Extension. In this course, participants will learn FRONT END WEB  Development. Space is limited. Please RSVP: https://extension.ucsd.edu/program-your-future...

Colored Pencil Society Meeting

August 10, 2019
12:00pm - 3:30pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Library Branch: Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Room: Community Room/Taylor Gallery - Pacific Beach/Taylor
Description of Event
Monthly Meeting of the Colored Pencil Society of America's San Diego Chapter.  Meetings are normally scheduled for the 2nd Saturday of the month from 10:00am-12:30pm.  ...

Kids' Krafternoon

August 10, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Balboa Library
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Room: Children's Area - Balboa
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art, Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Come make a terrific craft at your library! (Kindergarten-4th grade) ...

Julian First Bday

August 10, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Mission Valley Library
Library Branch: Mission Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Mission Valley
Description of Event
Its my sons first birthday...

Poetry Workshop for Kids

August 10, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library
Registration
Library Branch: Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library
Room: Community Room - Mission Hills/Hillcrest
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Featured, Educational, Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Details:
Kim Noriega will teach students how to create a poem, and poems will be published in the Kids! San Diego Poetry Annual 2019. A digital copy of the publication will be provided to class participants for free. Free snacks and all writing/drawing mat...

Teen Council

August 10, 2019
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!...

World Elephant Day

August 10, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Mira Mesa Library
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Meeting Room - Mira Mesa
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Enjoy learning about elephants and other animals.  This is an animal enrichment program.  Create an enrichment item for your pet!...

Open-Source Computing Lab

August 10, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join us at this drop-in clinic for training and help with open-source software, including Inkscape/Inkstitch, OBS, GIMP, Blender, Audacity, and many more!  Demos and help with installation and configuration will be provided.  Please bring y...

Marine Mammals of California

August 10, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Paradise Hills Library
Registration
Library Branch: Paradise Hills Library
Room: Teen Area - Paradise Hills
Program Type: Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
A large number of creatures call the ocean home, and many of them are mammals. In this workshop, students will explore the characteristics of marine mammals, especially the dolphins, whales and seals found off the California coast. Through hands-on a...

SRCA 50+

August 10, 2019
2:30pm - 5:30pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Event Details:
Scripps Ranch's Got Talent....

LGBTQ people of color and The Black Panther Party

August 10, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Performing Arts Center & Multi-Purpose Room
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, En Español, One Book, One San Diego, Wellness

Content Creation with FOSS

August 10, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Wells Fargo Technology Learning Center (4th Floor)
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Learn about FOSS (Free and Open-Source Software) and participate in PBL (Project Based Learning) during Content Creation with FOSS. In this series, learn how to use FOSS to create a music video for the Innovation Lab using Kdenlive, Blender, Aud...

LPS Get-Together

August 10, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Mission Valley Library
Library Branch: Mission Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Mission Valley
Description of Event
Do you love Littlest Pet Shop? Join us for a FREE event featuring fun activities, crafts, trivia, treats, and much more! Bring your own LPS for trading and other projects. For ages 7 to 16. Not a drop-off event. Guardians must stay on the premis...

Guided Meditation

August 11, 2019
12:30pm - 1:30pm
North University Community Library
Library Branch: North University Community Library
Room: Community Room - North University
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Wellness
Event Details:
20 minute guided meditation followed by tea. ...

Vegan Cooking 101: Vegan Seafood

August 11, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Room: Community Room/Taylor Gallery - Pacific Beach/Taylor
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
Vegan Seafood: Hawaiian Poke Bowl with Coconut Jasmine Rice, Vegan Crabcakes Learn how to create delicious and satisfying meals using all plant-based food products and ingredients. This hands-on culinary lab gives you an opportunity to practice ma...

Chess Club

August 11, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Hone your chess skills! Drop in and play with other chess enthusiasts....

Free ACT Practice Exam w/ Winward Academy

August 11, 2019
1:00pm - 4:30pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Registration
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Community Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Details:
Are you a junior taking the ACT in Fall 2019? Or are you a sophomore trying to plan ahead and don't know if the ACT is right for you? Join us for a free, proctored ACT exam with Winward Academy. It's the perfect time to do a practice test to asses...

Program Your Future - iOS Programming

August 11, 2019
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Legler Benbough Teen IDEA Lab
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational, Library NExT
Event Details:
Free 9 week computer proramming workshop in partnership with UCSD Extension. In this course, participants will learn iOS Development. Space is limited. Please RSVP: https://extension.ucsd.edu/program-your-future...

Emerging Poets of San Diego

August 11, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Point Loma/Hervey Library
Library Branch: Point Loma/Hervey Library
Room: Marla Haas Community Room - Point Loma/Hervey
Description of Event
Share your love of reading, writing and listening to poetry! This meeting is open to the public, whether you’ve scribbled poems in a notebook or have your own chapbook. Bring a poem or two to read to the group. Our intention is to listen deeply to ea...

Preschool Storytime

August 11, 2019
2:00pm - 2:30pm
North University Community Library
Library Branch: North University Community Library
Room: Children's Story Theater - North University
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join Miss Dayle for stories, songs and lots of fun. This story time is geared for children ages 2-4....

Cookbook Club

August 11, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
North University Community Library
Library Branch: North University Community Library
Room: Community Room - North University
Description of Event
Each month, participants will meet to discuss and share a recipe made from the selected cookbook. Interested participants should contact the organizer at the provided email address. ...

All of Us or None-San Diego

August 11, 2019
2:00pm - 4:30pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Seminar Room (A-B) - Valencia Park/Malcolm X
Description of Event
All of Us or None - SD is an organization of people who have been in prison, prisoners, family members and allies. Our purpose is to fight the discrimination that results from felony convictions. We are organizing a ground-breaking civil rights movem...

La Jolla World Tea Enthusiasts

August 11, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Foushee Patio Room
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
The Jolla World Tea Enthusiasts is a club run by people who love high quality teas, rare teas, exotic teas and teas from around the world. Here, you will not find any instant hot and tea bags. You will find high grade tea prepared with the care, love...