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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.

Banned Book Week Accordion Book Workshop

September 18, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
University Heights Library
Registration
Library Branch: University Heights Library
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Featured, Art, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Celebrate Banned Book Week! At this fun workshop, explore fun and colorful ways to make an accordion book by adding parts that move while you learn about six popular banned children’s books. For ages 7 and up. Parental supervision is required for you...
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.

Yoga en Español

September 18, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Logan Heights Library
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Gracia Molina de Pick & Richard Allen Pick Centro Cultural
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, En Español, Wellness
Event Details:
Hatha Yoga con rutinas yóguicas para el control de la respiración, y prácticas de meditación para mejorar  la salud física, emocional, mental y espiritual....

Japanese Painting Class

September 18, 2019
4:30pm - 7:30pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Event Details:
Painting Japanese brush style with beautiful tones of Sumi - ink•Instruction is focused for age 55+;  adults 18 and over welcome•Classes are free•Enroll anytime in class Art Supplies list will be provided to students when they enroll in cla...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Paws For Reading

September 18, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Rancho Bernardo Library
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Snook's Nook Storytime Area
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Paws for Reading is a program that allows children (K - 4th grade) to read aloud to a therapy dog in order to improve reading and communication skills....
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Back to School Hogwarts Party

September 18, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
San Ysidro Library
Library Branch: San Ysidro Library
Room: Children's Area 2 - San Ysidro
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Art, Community Engagement, Literature
Event Details:
Attention all witches, wizard, and muggles! It’s Back to School season and we’re ready to go back to Hogwarts, School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Come for a Hogwarts event where you will be Sorted and try your hand at Potions, Charms, Defense Against...

San Diego County Homeopathic Society

September 18, 2019
5:45pm - 7:45pm
Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Library Branch: Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Room: Sudberry Room
Description of Event
Presentation on alternative and complementary medicine, specifically Homeopathy. All levels of knowledge are welcome, from beginner to advanced. The meeting is free and open to the public. This program is neither sponsored nor endorsed by the Sa...
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.

Craft Time

September 18, 2019
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Rancho Bernardo Library
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Children's Area - Rancho Bernardo
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art, Educational
Event Details:
Fun crafts for children 3 years and up....
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Goodnight Moon Pajama Story Time

September 18, 2019
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Mira Mesa Library
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Children's Area - Mira Mesa
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Join us on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday evenings for stories and a relaxing time with “furry friends” (stuffed animals). Show up in your pajamas!At 6:00 pm in the Children’s Story Time Area!...
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.

Back To School Night At The Library

September 18, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Logan Heights Library
Registration
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Community Room - Logan Heights
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 300
Event Details:
Come for pizza, a tour of our new IDEA lab, a performance by Ballet Folklórico, and information about what your library card can do for you!  There will be a craft for the children, tours of the David C. Copley Teen IDEA Lab, information ab...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Great Read Alouds w/ Miss Terri

September 18, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Balboa Library
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Room: Children's Area - Balboa
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Literature
Event Details:
Enjoy listening to entertaining stories while practicing your fantastic listening skills and celebrating the love of reading. We look forward to seeing you!  [Kindergarten - 2nd Grade] ...
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.

Academic Enrichment

September 18, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Mira Mesa Library
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Teen Area - Mira Mesa
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
This program is designed to help students 1st-12th grade with their academic skills in math, reading, writing, and science. No registration required.   ...
This event is in the "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Parenting Class (Evening Session)

September 18, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Logan Heights Library
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Seminar Room 1 - Logan Heights
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
Our parenting classes are designed to help parents understand the developmental stages of their children and will learn practical parenting techniques to improve family communication and develop a stronger emotional connection with their children. Th...
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.

Author Talk with Steve Shia

September 18, 2019
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Registration
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Performing Arts Center & Multi-Purpose Room
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, Literature, Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 69
Event Details:
“You may not be able to change the world but you can change somebody's world.” In other words: Don't expect or depend on a bureaucratic agency, institution, or organization to create immediate changes that we would all like to see. We all must ma...

SA - Prostate Cancer Strategy Workshop

September 18, 2019
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Mission Valley Library
Library Branch: Mission Valley Library
Room: Seminar Room A - Mission Valley
Description of Event
Prostate Cancer Strategy Workshop meetings provide an opportunity for attendees to engage in detailed dialog with other prostate cancer survivors. We address your issues and concerns, offer our opinions, discuss recent studies, and share our accumula...
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.

Toastmasters

September 18, 2019
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Seminar (B only)
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Career, Community Engagement, Educational, Performing Arts, Wellness
Event Details:
Toastmasters is an organization that operates clubs worldwide for the purpose of helping members improve their communication, public speaking, and leadership skills....

EAA/IMC

September 18, 2019
6:15pm - 7:30pm
Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Library Branch: Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Room: Community Room - Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa
Description of Event
Pilot safety meeting. This program is neither sponsored nor endorsed by the San Diego Public Library. The Library is not responsible for the information presented in this program. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Mr. Mark's Children's Song Jamboree

September 18, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Point Loma/Hervey Library
Library Branch: Point Loma/Hervey Library
Room: Storytime Circle - Point Loma
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
A full half hour of children’s music! Mr. Mark plays the guitar and leads the singing with new and traditional children’s songs. We supply the maracas and the lyrics. It is great fun, come join us! ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

PJ Storytime

September 18, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Rancho Peñasquitos
Library Branch: Rancho Peñasquitos
Room: Children's Play Area - Rancho Penasquitos
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Literature
Event Details:
Get ready to “Shake Your Sillies Out” with Ms. Liz.Enjoy stories, fingerplays, and songs selected for toddlers and preschoolers. Shhhh! Don’t tell them we’re getting them ready for kindergarten. The focus is on FUN!PJ’s admired, but not required.&nbs...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Pajamas Storytime

September 18, 2019
6:30pm - 7:15pm
North Clairemont Library
Library Branch: North Clairemont Library
Room: Meeting Room - North Clairemont
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Engagement, Literature
Event Details:
Put on your pajamas, grab your favorite stuffed animal, and join us for stories and songs. Stay to play quiet games after storytime. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

16th Anniversary Concert: The Chimpos

September 18, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Point Loma/Hervey Library
Library Branch: Point Loma/Hervey Library
Room: Marla Haas Community Room - Point Loma/Hervey
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Featured, Performing Arts
Event Details:
Come join us to celebrate our Library’s “Sweet 16” Anniversary with a little Rock ‘n Rock.  Point Loma’s own band, THE CHIMPOS have reunited this year after playing together while at Point Loma High School in the 80’s.  The band members hav...
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.

Crafts for Grown Ups! (Registration Required)

September 18, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
North Park Library
Registration
Library Branch: North Park Library
Room: Adult Reading Area
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Art, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Crochet Basics/Build your own Crocheted Cactus: Participants will crochet their own cactus, decorate a pot, choose from different rocks and then learn how to put it all together. This event takes place on the third Wednesday of the month at 6:3...
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.

Friends of the Mission Valley Branch Library Monthly Meeting

September 18, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Mission Valley Library
Library Branch: Mission Valley Library
Room: Seminar Room B - Mission Valley
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
Join members of the Friends of the Mission Valley Library and Library staff to discuss ongoing projects, library goals, fundraising, and to learn how the Friends support our operations!...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Sunset Story Time

September 18, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Clairemont Library
Library Branch: Clairemont Library
Room: Children's Area - Clairemont
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
Join us for Sunset Storytime! Bring a blanket and settle into the evening with songs, games, and stories at our outdoor (as the weather permits) Sunset Storytime. All families are encouraged to attend!   ...
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: Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Room: Community Room - Otay Mesa-Nestor
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
This program will be presented in Spanish / Enceñados en Español Join us to learn about:  The difference between memory loss, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease  The symptoms of Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia  The diagnost...
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.

Evening Book Club

September 18, 2019
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Rancho Peñasquitos
Library Branch: Rancho Peñasquitos
Room: Community Room - Rancho Peñasquitos
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Literature
Event Details:
Great books! Great conversations! Join us this evening as we discuss Pachinko by Min Jin Lee.The Evening Book Club meets the third Wednesday evening of each month. A limited number of copies of each month's selected title will 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.

Small Business Consulting

September 19, 2019
9:00am - 11:30am
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Foushee Patio Room
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Career, Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
The North San Diego Small Business Development Center (SBDC) hosted by MiraCosta College and funded in part by the Small Business Administration will provide free one-on-one consulting for small business owners.Small business owners will be able to g...