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VIRTUAL TINY HOUSES: MINI-ARCHITECTURE

4:30pm - 6:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
The tiny-house movement is sweeping the country! Explore how and why people are building houses that take up a fraction of the space of a typical home, and then create your own tiny-house model. Students will learn about architecture, social responsi...
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.

Chess at the Beach

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Room: Community Room/Taylor Gallery - Pacific Beach/Taylor
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Let's play chess!  All ages and skill levels are welcome to play casual games in our relaxed setting.  ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Pajama Story Time

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Mountain View/Beckwourth Library
Library Branch: Mountain View/Beckwourth Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Art, Literature
Event Details:
Put on your coziest jammies and join us for early bedtime stories in the library. Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied by a caregiver.   ...
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.

PJ Storytime & Craft

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Room: Children's Area - Pacific Beach/Taylor
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Art, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Children will enjoy stories, songs, and a craft.  Pajamas optional!   ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Men's and Women's Book Club

6:30pm - 7:45pm
Carmel Valley Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Carmel Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Valley
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Literature
Event Details:
Men's and Women's Book Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month in the Community Room at 6:30pm. Read book before meeting.    April 7- Scarlet Feather by Maeve Binchy  May 5- A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrich June 2- ...
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.

Citizen Science Lecture (TBD)

6:30pm - 8:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Community Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Lecture topic to be determined. Stay tuned for more information. ...
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 "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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Toddler Yoga

10:30am - 11:00am
Central Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Denny Sanford Children's Library (1st Floor)
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
Watch as your child transforms into a cat, a monkey, a dog, a lion and much more!  Join us for stories and fun yoga poses.  For families with children ages 1-4. ...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Preschool Storytime

11:30am - 12:00pm
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Cancelled
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.    ...
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.

Meditation for a Happy Life

11:30am - 12:30pm
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: Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
A guided meditation based on Buddhist wisdom to find happiness and peace in daily life. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Signing Storytime

11:45am - 12:30pm
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)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
A 45 minute Storytime for young children including books and music with the addition of American Sign Language signs with Jennifer Duncan from Signs at Play. The last 10-15 minutes of Storytime will be available for Q&A so caregivers can learn mo...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Adult Beginning English for Shy People

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Balboa Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Citizenship and Immigration, Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
ESL - Adult Beginning English for Shy People. Geared toward newcomers learning English. ...
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.

Homework Help

12:30pm - 6:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Children's Area - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Get personalized help with English, math, science, and more with one of our friendly,  qualified homework coaches. No registration required. First come, first served. Grades K-12. ...
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Silver Age Yoga

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Carmel Valley Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Carmel Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Valley
Age Group: Older Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
Instructors are from Silver Age Yoga.  Every class utilizes chairs but please bring your  own exercise mat if desired.  No reservations required. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Arts & Crafts with Ms. Cindy

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clairemont Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Clairemont Library
Room: Children's Area - Clairemont
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Join us each week to make a new craft. All materials will be provided.  ...
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Homework Help

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Balboa Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Room: Children's Area - Balboa
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Homework Help at Balboa Library! Wednesdays, 2:00-4:00pm.  We are pleased to offer this program for Kindergarten through 8th grade students. Our volunteer will assist students with their homework questions.  We look forward to seeing you! ...

AFTER SCHOOL SPECIAL

2:30pm - 3:30pm
San Carlos Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: San Carlos Library
Program Type: Art, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Join us for funny books, silly songs, friendly faces, and creative crafts!  A great opportunity for kids to learn and socialize in a casual setting.  Every Wednesday.  Ages 5-10. ...
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.

Storybox Theater

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Mountain Ranch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Literature
Event Details:
A presentation of Japanese style storytelling called Kamishibai, which combines the use of hand drawn visuals with the entertaining narration of a live presenter.  A delightful and fun story time appropriate for ages 3-10.   ...
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Afternoon Anime

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art, Community Engagement, Films
Event Details:
Life is better with anime, so join us every Wednesday for a one hour anime break! We’ll provide the anime and some light snacks, just come and unwind with us! Each week we’ll pick a different series or film to watch, so every week will be different! ...
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.

Copy of Knit One, Crochet Too

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Oliver McMillan I CAN! Center (1st Floor)
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Beginners always welcome. We supply the materials. Individuals with visual impairment and the hard of hearing are encouraged to attend! ...
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 Builders Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Community Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Learn, play, and create with LEGOs! Children can build with LEGOs and display their creations in the library. ...
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.

Painting with Ms. Ana

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Linda Vista Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Linda Vista Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Paint high, paint low.  Paint often so that your heart's all aglow.  Join Ms. Ana as she helps guide you through a fun paint session! ...
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Get a global introduction to sustainable design by using Google Maps and Google Earth as tools for virtual exploration. Analyze sites of past settlements and come up with your own design for a sustainable dwelling or community of the future. Students...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Online Adventures - D&D Club for Teens

4:00pm - 6:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
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.

Literary Book Club: City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Clairemont Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Clairemont Library
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Literature
Event Details:
Clairemont Library's Literary Book Club is a group of friendly readers who enjoy discussing some of the latest books. The group has chosen a one book per month to read and talk about. ...