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Virtual Slimy Sea Creatures

4:00pm - 5:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Invertebrates like octopuses, jellyfish and squid have fascinating adaptations for life in their ocean ecosystems. Take on the role of marine biologist as we conduct a hands-on investigation of slimy sea creatures. Students will observe sea stars,...

Virtual Introduction to Python Programming

4:30pm - 6:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
A basic understanding of how the internet works is a valuable tool in many today’s high-tech careers. Explore the intricacies of the web and then use Python to program simple apps for internet communication. Students will examine the technology 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.

Modern Classics Book Club: Rebecca

10:00am - 10:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, 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: Rebecca Author: Daphne du Maurier Book Description:  Daphn...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Interactive Storytime and Craft with Ms. Marika

10:00am - 10:45am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Educational, Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Join us for a virtual storytime and craft via Zoom, perfect for toddlers and preschoolers. To participate in the craft, please pickup materials at Mission Valley Library (2123 Fenton Pkwy, 92108) starting one week prior to the program. Alternatively,...
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.

*Virtual* Adventure & Mystery Book Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Literature
Event Details:
Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 4 pm we read from a classic adventure or mystery novel on Facebook live. We are currently reading the pirate adventure Captain Blood by Rafael Sabatini. Click the link for the latest posts and updates. https...
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 "Young Adults (13-17)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
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 "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Virtual Great Read Alouds with Ms. Terri

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Balboa Library
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Listen online weekly on Wednesday evenings as Ms. Terri shares enjoyable chapter books while you practice your good listening skills and celebrate the love of reading.  Go to the Balboa Branch Library's Facebook page to enjoy these fun stories.&...
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.

Languages of SoCal Film Series | 1982 (Lebanon, 2019)

6:30pm - 9:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Films
Event Details:
1982  is based on the memories of director Oualid Moaness—the 1982 Israeli invasion of Beirut. However, the story focuses, on the aspirations of an elementary school boy telling a girl he loves her. The emotion, the act, these consume the main p...
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.

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
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), Elementary (7-8)
Event Details:
Storytime with music, finger plays, rhymes, and more. ...
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.

E-Source Resource: Database overview for students

2:30pm - 2:45pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
E-SOURCE RESOURCE: BACK2SCHOOL - In this special Back to School video series, we'll be going over some of San Diego Public Library's most helpful online resources available to students from the comfort of your home! These free resources provided can ...
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.

Zany Zoe's Magical Discovery

3:30pm - 4:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Performing Arts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 93
Event Details:
Join Zany Zoe Live on Zoom as she delivers great energy, funny feats and lots of magical audience interaction.  Zany Zoe has loved magic ever since she was little learning from her famous magician and illusionist grandfather in Nicaragua. She wa...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Online Adventures - Thursday Dungeons & Dragons Adult Group It's Time to Get Your Game On - Online! FAQ: Who may join? Open to all interested adults, ages 18+. New and experienced players welcome! Where? Online - set up a free acco...

VIRTUAL EXPLORE 3D MODELING AND PRINTING WITH BLENDER

4:30pm - 6:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
3D modeling is a fast-developing technology with applications in many fields and careers. Use the open-source program Blender to explore the potential of 3D modeling and printing. We will start with an introduction to Blender, an extremely powerful t...

SR Planning Group

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Program Type: Community Engagement
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: Rebecca

10:00am - 10:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, 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: Rebecca Author: Daphne du Maurier Book Description:  Daphn...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Virtual Friday Storytime with Ms. Ann

10:30am - 11:00am
Balboa Library
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Virtual Friday Storytime with Ms. Ann.  Listen to weekly entertaining stories online read to you by Ms. Ann.  Thank you to the publishers for permitting us to share these books with you. Enjoy! [Birth-5yrs] Go to the Balboa Branch Librar...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Fitness Friday

1:00pm - 2:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Community Engagement
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Event Details:
Join us weekly, every Friday to stay fit and have fun with yoga. This free event is for ages 10-18. All skill levels are welcome. Please RSVP to receive Zoom link to participate in the program. ...
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.

*Virtual* Adventure & Mystery Book Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Literature
Event Details:
Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 4 pm we read from a classic adventure or mystery novel on Facebook live. We are currently reading the pirate adventure Captain Blood by Rafael Sabatini. Click the link for the latest posts and updates. https...
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.

Virtual Saturday Craft

10:00am - 10:30am
Balboa Library
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Join Ms. Chris or Ms. Nenette online as they instruct you in making a fun craft.  Enjoy!  [K-4th grade] Go to the Balboa Branch Library's Facebook page weekly at 10:00am on Saturday mornings to learn how to do creative crafts! https:/...
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Curious about entrepreneurship but not sure where to start? This virtual two-day course is designed for teens excited to learn about starting their own businesses. Through lectures from UCSD faculty, teamwork, exercises, and discussions with founders...
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.
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.

Paws to Read with Love on a Leash

10:30am - 11:30am
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Children's Area - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Event Details:
Come practice your reading or storytelling skills with Finnegan a certified therapy dog with San Diego Love on a Leash! ...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

*VIRTUAL* Middle School Book Club

11:00am - 12:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Literature
Event Details:
**THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM - LINK TO MEETING ROOM WILL BE EMAILED TO PARTICIPANTS.** **NEW TO THE CLUB? EMAIL YOUTH SERVICES LIBRARIAN DANA SANCHEZ AT SANCHEZDM@SANDIEGO.GOV** Seeking middle schoolers to read & review books before they’re ...

Virtual Introduction to Space Out

11:00am - 12:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
The lure of space exploration offers a powerful way to ignite students’ interest in science, technology and engineering. This class guides students on a tour of our solar system and beyond, and then lets them plan their own mission to a distant desti...