Upcoming Events

Registration Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Preschool Storytime with Mr. Luan

August 23, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Linda Vista Library
Library Branch: Linda Vista Library
Room: Meeting Room - Linda Vista
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: 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!...

Preschool Story and Play time

August 23, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
City Heights/Weingart Library
Library Branch: City Heights/Weingart Library
Room: Children's Area - City Heights/Weingart
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Event Details:
Stories, songs, puppets, and playtime will all be found at this energetic and engaging storytime. Make new friends, hear a story and spend quality time with the preschooler in your life— at the library! ...

Balance Strong

August 23, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Library Branch: Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Room: Community Room/Taylor Gallery - Pacific Beach/Taylor
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
Learn leg strengthening exercises to help your balance & posture. Chairs are also available for seated exercises. ...

Yoga Storytime

August 23, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
North University Community Library
Library Branch: North University Community Library
Room: Community Room - North University
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
Certified yoga instructor Miss Aryn combines simple yoga poses, stories and songs in a fun hour that encourages relaxation and gentle bonding.Please bring your own towel or yoga mat....

writing group

August 23, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Seminar Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Description of Event
writing and critique...

Fitness Fun

August 23, 2019
11:15am - 12:15pm
Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Library Branch: Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Room: Community Room - Allied Gardens/Benjamin
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
Have a fun, varied workout using a mixture of light aerobics including dance steps, chair aerobics, toning with weights and bands, standing leg exercises, balance work, and cool-down stretches. **Brought to you by the Friends of the Allied Gardens/Be...

Community Yoga

August 23, 2019
12:45pm - 1:45pm
Rancho Peñasquitos
Library Branch: Rancho Peñasquitos
Room: Community Room - Rancho Peñasquitos
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
We’ve brought the yoga studio to our community! Enjoy all levels of Yoga with Rebecca:*$5 donation*Bring a yoga mat and water*Wear comfortable clothing*Be prepared to remove your shoes*Ages 14 and olderWednesdays and Fridays · 12:45-1:45 p.m. · Commu...

Downtown Chess

August 23, 2019
1:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Lobby - Central
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Art, Community Engagement, Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
Are you the next Judith Polgar? Do you have what it takes to dethrone Magnus Carlsen? Come and join us every Friday and be part of the biggest casual chess club in San Diego. Downtown Chess meets every Friday from 1:30-5:30 at the new Central library...

Local Author: Huda Al-Marashi

August 23, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
San Carlos Library
Library Branch: San Carlos Library
Room: Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Literature
Event Details:
First Comes Marriage is an Iraqi-American memoir about immigration, marriage, and love. When Huda meets Hadi, the boy she will ultimately marry, she is six years old. Both are the American-born children of Iraqi immigrants, who grew up on opposi...

Friday Films: Waiting for Guffman

August 23, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Library Branch: Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Room: Community Room/Taylor Gallery - Pacific Beach/Taylor
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
This Summer's Reading Program theme is It's Showtime at Your Library, so enjoy a free screening of a film about show business most Friday afternoons at 2:00pm! Waiting for Guffman:  A producer tries to stage a revue in a Missouri town in th...

Lego Builders

August 23, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mira Mesa Library
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Meeting Room - Mira Mesa
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Do you have what it takes to be a Lego Builder?  Join us for open Lego time on Friday afternoons and let your creativity flow....

Lego Builders

August 23, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mira Mesa Library
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Meeting Room - Mira Mesa
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Do you have what it takes to be a Lego Builder?  Join us for open Lego time on Friday afternoons and let your creativity flow. ...

Arts and Crafts for preK – 6th Graders

August 23, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Carmel Valley Library
Library Branch: Carmel Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Valley
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art, Educational
Event Details:
The program is designed for PreK – 6th graders and is limited to 30 participants. No registration required....

Lego Playtime

August 23, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library
Library Branch: Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library
Room: Community Room - Mission Hills/Hillcrest
Age Group: All Ages
Event Details:
Kids can have fun and get creative while building with LEGO....

Lego Time

August 23, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Linda Vista Library
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: Educational
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!...

Chess Club

August 23, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rancho Peñasquitos
Library Branch: Rancho Peñasquitos
Room: Children's Wavy Tables - Rancho Penasquitos
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
All levels of Chess experience are welcome - beginners to advanced.If you don't know how to play chess, you can learn at Chess Club!All ages, children and adults!...

Wii B' Gamin' Xbox 360

August 23, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Point Loma/Hervey Library
Library Branch: Point Loma/Hervey Library
Room: Marla Haas Community Room - Point Loma/Hervey
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Event Details:
Join Mr. Chris as we game using X-box and Wii formats. Monthly competitions with prizes as well!...

3D Printing Lab

August 23, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
City Heights/Weingart Library
Registration
Library Branch: City Heights/Weingart Library
Room: Community Room - City Heights/Weingart
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Science/STEAM, Summer Reading Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Are you curious about 3D printing? Come to this one-hour workshop for a brief introduction to learn how 3D printers work, the basics of designing in 3D, create a 3D design in TinkerCad, and see a sample being printed.   ...

Drop-In eCollection Support

August 23, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
North Park Library
Library Branch: North Park Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Bring your eReader and receive support and guidance on how to use the library's eCollection.Assistance provided on a first-come, first-served basis....

Coding Club

August 23, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Rancho Peñasquitos
Library Branch: Rancho Peñasquitos
Room: Community Room - Rancho Peñasquitos
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Learn or advance with computer coding, including Java and Python! Students must bring a Mac or Windows laptop computer for use at Coding Club. This program is for incoming 6th graders or older participants; younger children with previous coding...

MOVIE @ THE LIBRARY

August 23, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
College-Rolando Library
Library Branch: College-Rolando Library
Room: Community Room - College-Rolando
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Films
Event Details:
Dumbo (2019) PG | 2019 | 2h 10m   A young elephant with oversized ears and the powers of flight becomes a circus superstar with the help of his caretaker and a trapeze artist. The former is torn between his employer's exploitative thirs...

Paws to Read

August 23, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Rancho Peñasquitos
Library Branch: Rancho Peñasquitos
Room: Children's Area - Rancho Peñasquitos
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Children are invited to read to certified therapy dogs to build reading confidence....

Yoga en Español

August 23, 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....

Adult Coloring Club

August 23, 2019
4:45pm - 6:00pm
Linda Vista Library
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 refrshments....

Arts & Crafts for Kids

All Day
University Heights Library
Library Branch: University Heights Library
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Let's get creative!  Color, paint, draw, and create a variety of fun and easy art and craft projects!  Held every Saturday....

Black Breastfeeding Week Celebration

August 24, 2019
9:00am - 4:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Performing Arts Center & Multi-Purpose Room
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
We are celebrating Black Breastfeeding Week. We will promote, educate and celebrate....

Black Breastfeeding Week Celebration Daycare

August 24, 2019
9:00am - 4:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Seminar Room (A-B) - Valencia Park/Malcolm X
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
We are celebrating Black Breastfeeding Week. We will promote, educate and celebrate....