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Friends Meeting

6:45pm - 8:00pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Seminar Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
Vistors/Volunteers welcome ...
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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Virtual Preschool Storytime with Ms Rebecca

10:30am - 11:00am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 43
Event Details:
Join us on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month for a virtual storytime via Zoom, perfect for toddlers and preschoolers. Questions? Call 858-581-9934. Only ONE registration needed per household. You will be sent the Zoom link the day before the ...
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.

Animal Crackers Stories with the Sunshine Storyteller

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: 96
Event Details:
Join us for Animal Crackers Stories with the Sunshine Storyteller, Ms. Ina!  Ms. Ina will entertain you with Interactive multi-cultural tales, poetry, songs, and story making activities to tickle young funny bones and excite imaginations.&n...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Book Group: Last Boat Out of Shanghai

4:00pm - 5:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Join us via Zoom for the Pacific Beach Library's monthly book discussion! Last Boat Out of Shanghai  by Helen Zia The dramatic, real-life stories of four young people caught up in the mass exodus of Shanghai in the wake of China's 1949 ...
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: 6
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...
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: The Poisonwood Bible

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: The Poisonwood Bible Author: Barbara Kingsolver Book Description:&n...
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.

Storytime with Señor Chon - Henry and the Kite Dragon

10:00am - 10:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Cultural Appreciation, Literature
Event Details:
Join Señor Chon on Friday, May 14th at 10 am on the SDPL Virtual Hub and SY Facebook page, as he reads "Henry and the Kite Dragon" by Bruce Edward Hall and William Low, in celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. "A...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Virtual Reading Adventures with Ms. Terri

10:00am - 10:30am
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 picture books and 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 t...
This event is in the "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult
Program Type: Art, Cultural Appreciation
Event Details:
Join Robert from Pacific Beach Library, for a very special Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Adult Create.  Robert will be giving step-by-step instructions on how to create these very special tropical-themed wreaths to help g...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Fitness Friday - Yoga Class

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: Online/Virtual, Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
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. ...

Virtual Intro to 3D Modeling with Blender

3:00pm - 4:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
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...

Virtual Understanding Earth

3:00pm - 4:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
This class will explore the theory of plate tectonics and how plates move around Earth's surface to create landforms. Students will learn to read topological maps and find out how geological events affect us. We will Investigate evolution, geologic t...
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.

Craft Kit: Fruit Shaped Paper Fans

All Day 5/15 - 5/31
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
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: Featured, Art, Cultural Appreciation, Program Includes Kit
Event Details:
In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, join us for a craft activity making your own Fruit Shaped Paper Fan. They are easy to make, cute to carry around and the perfect accessory to cool off on a hot summer day! ...
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.

Book Sale - Friends of the North Clairemont Library

9:00am - 12:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured
Event Details:
Support the North Clairemont branch library. Arrive early for best selection. ...
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!  [Kindergarten-4th Grade] Go to the Balboa Branch Library's Facebook page weekly at 10:00a.m. on Saturday mornings to learn how to do creative craft...
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! ...

Virtual Beginner's SketchUp: Designing 3-D Graphics

11:00am - 12:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Have you ever wanted to create imaginative computer-based 3-D graphics? Now’s your chance to design a bridge, a house, a monster or anything else you can dream up. With SketchUp Make 3D Modeling, students will use the familiar pencil-and-paper paradi...

Virtual Marine Mammals of California

11:00am - 12:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
This workshop introduces students to the many marine mammals native to San Diego, including seals, sea lions, dolphins and great whales. Through virtual activities, students will learn about marine mammal adaptations, such as echolocation in whales a...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
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.
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.

Music Classes with Villa Musica

11:00am - 2:45pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces
Event Details:
Free music classes presented by Villa Musica. For all ages. April 6th - June 13th.  Instruments are available for loan through Villa Musica. Please register for the classes using the links below. Classes meet weekly at the times stated below....
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.

Children's Book Talk: When You Trap a Tiger

12:00pm - 12:15pm
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, Cultural Appreciation, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Looking for your next great kids’ read?  Then join us for a Children’s Book Talk!  This week, in celebration of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, youth services librarian Ms. Erin tells you all about When You Trap a Tiger by Tae Keller...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

*VIRTUAL* Teen Council Meeting

12:00pm - 1:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
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** Earn service hours and help the library make decisions about servin...
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.

Gratitude Meditation

9:00am - 9:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Wellness
Event Details:
As part of our wellness programming, Mindful Meditation goes live on the SDPL Virtual Hub on Facebook on the 1st & 3rd Sundays of the month. No experience necessary, just bring yourself and find a calm space to start. Take time for yourself and j...
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.

Snow White with Trinity Theatre - Storytime Theatre

11:00am - 12:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature, Performing Arts
Event Details:
Join Trinity Theatre's Storytime team online through ZOOM as we present "Snow White!" Brought to you in partnership with the San Diego Public Library, and Kitabu Club Adventures, Storytime Sunday is designed for children ages 12 and under, and fam...