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This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Toddler Stories & Play

10:00am - 11:00am
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Children's Area - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Join in as we read, sing, dance, and play in this special storytime meant to encourage a love of reading and build essential early literacy skills. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Laughter Wellness - For Your Health & Well-being (all ages)

11:00am - 12:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Seminar Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Engagement, Wellness
Event Details:
Laughter Wellness is a simple but effective method created to help reduce stress, pain and negative emotions through prolonged voluntary laughter.  Besides boosting the immune system, it also helps improve energy levels.  No comedy, jokes o...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Baby Signing Storytime

1:00pm - 1:30pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Children's Area - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Learn signs to use with your baby! Signing fun with songs, stories, and finger plays as well as tips for using sign language as a preverbal communication tool with your baby. Recommended for ages 0+. ...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.
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Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
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 "Adult" group.

NCL Board Meeting (Private)

9:30am - 1:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Seminar Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
NCL Board Meeting - San Diego Chapter. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Virtual Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Registration
Library Branch: Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Featured, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Event Details:
Join us for Virtual Toddler Storytime with Mrs. Suzanne via Zoom!  Registration is required as space is limited.  Registration will open on the Thursday before Tuesday Storytime at 9:00 am.  Once registered, you will receive an email c...
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Mind-Body Fitness for Older Adults

12:30pm - 1:30pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Community Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Older Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
Mind-Body Fitness for Older Adults is a restorative and contemplative class designed to promote physical and emotional balance, release stress, and create greater inner awareness through Hatha Chair Yoga. This class blends modified yoga postures, ...
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.

Art of Cartooning

2:00pm - 2:15pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Learn how to draw cartoons!  Each session will feature a different animated, live action, or literary character.  Although this class is geared for kids, all ages are welcome to participate! To access this program, click on the Facebook Gro...

VIRTUAL MATH AND MURALS

4:00pm - 5:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Program Includes Kit, Art, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Colorful murals can really brighten public spaces and urban landscapes. Learn how to use math and materials science – plus artistic inspiration – to design and execute large-scale murals. Students will investigate how various types of paint adhe...

Virtual Tiny Houses

4:30pm - 6:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Program Includes Kit, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
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 respo...
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
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: 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: 20
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 "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
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 "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Afternoon Anime

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
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
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 "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.

Book Group

6:30pm - 7:45pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Cancelled
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: Literature
Event Details:
The PB Book Discussion group meets on the 1st Wednesday of each month.  Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk for check-out.    ...
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.

Qi Gong: Recharging Body & Mind

9:30am - 11:30am
La Jolla/Riford Library
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, Wellness
Event Details:
Qi Gong (Chi Gong) is a simple preventative health method of relaxing and harmonizing the body. These gentle exercises are suitable for any age and health condition. ...
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
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.
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
In honor of National Library Lovers Month, join Ms. Helene the Steampunk Youth Services Librarian as she shares a virtual online storytime reading of "Love Is a Good Thing to Feel" written by Barbara Joosse and illustrated by Jennifer Plecas.  T...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
In honor of National Library Lovers Month, join Ms. Helene the Steampunk Youth Services Librarian with the Balboa Branch Library as she shares a virtual online storytime reading of "Love Is a Good Thing to Feel" written by Barbara Joosse and illustra...