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Music Classes by Villa Musica

11:00am - 3:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Performing Arts
Event Details:
Free music classes for Fall Quarter, starting on Saturday, September 6, ends December 5, 2020. Sign up for the classes today. Instruments are available for check up at the Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library or at Villa Musica. Please see schedule and re...

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

1:00pm - 5:30pm
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 "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Open Source Computing Lab

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces
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...
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 "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Tea with The Bard

2:00pm - 4:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Seminar Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Literature
Event Details:
Selected readings from Shakespeare with expert direction by Cherie Peacock of The San Diego Shakespeare Society and the Shakespeare Academy. Complimentary tea (or coffee) and scones provided by Brick & Bell Cafe. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

La Jolla World Tea Enthusiasts

2:00pm - 5:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Cancelled
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...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Local Authors: Share-a-Story

All Day
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Literature
Event Details:
Share-a-Story readings feature San Diego authors who participated in the 2019 Local Author Showcase. In this unprecedented time of quarantine, the authors were invited to make short videos and “share a story” of themselves reading excerpts ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Mommy and Me Happy Hour

9:30am - 11:00am
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Cancelled
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...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Virtual Storytime: Eat Pete!

10:00am - 10:15am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Online/Virtual
Event Details:
Join Rebecca for a reading of Eat Pete! by Michael Rex.   The SDPL Virtual Hub is your home for fun stories, crafts, and more presented by staff from the San Diego Public Library https://www.facebook.com/groups/sdplvirtual/ ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Babies and Books

10:00am - 10:30am
North University Community Library
Library Branch: North University Community Library
Room: Community Room - North University
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
This lap-sit storytime encourages bonding and introduces a love for books by using song, movement, rhythm and rhyme. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Baby/Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Carmel Valley Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Carmel Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Valley
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Baby/Toddler Storytime includes stories and songs ...
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 "Older Adults" group.

Tai Chi Class

10:00am - 11:00am
Linda Vista Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Linda Vista Library
Room: Meeting Room - Linda Vista
Age Group: Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
Improve your balance and mobility with slow, controlled movement. For ages 60+. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Toddler Stories & Play

10:00am - 11:00am
La Jolla/Riford Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Children's Area - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Join in as we read, sing, dance, and play in this special storytime meant to encourage a love of reading and build essential early literacy skills. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Virtual Monday Morning Storytime with Ms. Carrie

10:00am - 11:00am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join Ms. Carrie, on Zoom, Monday mornings for virtual stories, songs, and fun that foster early literacy skills. When you register for this storytime, you will receive an email with the Meeting Room and Passcode for storytimes until December 28th,...
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.

Morning Storytime with Ms. Kathie

10:30am - 11:00am
Linda Vista Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Linda Vista Library
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Children and their families are invited to join storyteller extraordinaire Ms. Kathie for fabulous stories, rich rhymes, and scintillating songs! This lively storytime is sure to warm the heart! ...
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.

Music & Movement

11:00am - 11:30am
North University Community Library
Library Branch: North University Community Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
Sing, Dance and Play! Children enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor skills and increase independence. ...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Preschool Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Carmel Valley Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Carmel Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Valley
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Preschool Storytime includes stories and songs. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Laughter Wellness - For Your Health & Well-being (all ages)

11:00am - 12:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Seminar Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Engagement, Wellness
Event Details:
Laughter Wellness is a simple but effective method created to help reduce stress, pain and negative emotions through prolonged voluntary laughter.  Besides boosting the immune system, it also helps improve energy levels.  No comedy, jokes o...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Toddler Storytime

11:00am - 12:00pm
Mission Valley Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Mission Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Mission Valley
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
A storytime designed for toddlers, featuring songs, rhymes, and books. Storytime will take place from 11:00-11:30am followed by open playtime from 11:30am-12:00pm. ...
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.

Hatha Yoga for Adults

11:15am - 12:15pm
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: Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
Aryn Rannazzisi leads a gentle paced class combining breath work and postures to promote strength, flexibility and balance. This all-level class will include inversions, backbends and sun salutations. Please bring a mat or large towel and a hand towe...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Healthy & Fit Adults

11:15am - 12:15pm
Balboa Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Wellness
Event Details:
Join us for this educational and relaxing adult fitness program presented by Lois Schenker. ...
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Senior Lunch & Learn Lecture Series: Update on AD Research and an Overview of Enrolling Studies

11:30am - 12:30pm
Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library
Room: Community Room - Mission Hills/Hillcrest
Age Group: Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
Presented by Christina Gigliotti, Ph.D.; UC San Diego, Shiley Marcos Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Christina is the Manager of Clinical Operations at the ADRC and is involved with facilitating community programs, giving talks, and devel...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Baby Signing Storytime

1:00pm - 1:30pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Children's Area - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Learn signs to use with your baby! Signing fun with songs, stories, and finger plays as well as tips for using sign language as a preverbal communication tool with your baby. Recommended for ages 0+. ...
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.

Mah-Jongg Club!

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Linda Vista Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Linda Vista Library
Room: Meeting Room - Linda Vista
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Do you want to learn how to play Mah Jongg? We can teach you. Do you already play? Bring your Mah-Jongg set and join us. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Craft Circle

1:00pm - 5:00pm
San Carlos Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: San Carlos Library
Room: Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery
Age Group: Adult
Event Details:
Share ideas and improve your skills or maybe even learn how to do a craft!  Knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, and jewelry-making are the current favorites, but new crafts often join the mix. Never crafted before? That's okay too! Check out this...