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Eddie's Adult Zoom Writer's Group

1:45pm - 2:45pm
Balboa Library
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Be part of a Zoom writer’s group.  Partake in writing exercises designed to help you set into words your literary world.  To participate, email bastaff@sandiego.gov or contact the Balboa Branch Library staff at 858-573-1390.   ...
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.
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Educational
Event Details:
Medical Miracles Since You Were a Kid (Class #101) In the year 1940 the world stood on the threshold of many if not most of the astounding advances in the field of medicine. Since then three generations of physicians and scientists have performed ...
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.

DIY Macramé Zipper Pull or Keychain

3:00pm - 4:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25)
Program Type: Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 38
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Polynesian Paradise Dancers

3:30pm - 4:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Appreciation
Event Details:
This Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month the San Diego Public Library presents the Polynesian Paradise Dancers! Travel to the South Pacific and learn the history, culture, music, language and dances of Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, and...

Virtual Improv and Acting Games

3:30pm - 5:00pm
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:
If you love to laugh, act and perform this is a perfect class for you! We’ll be learning all about improvisation, performing improvised scenes, and discovering how improv is used in all sorts of performance.  Students will be able to perform sho...

Virtual Psyched for Psychology

3:30pm - 5:00pm
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:
Virtual Psyched for Psychology Get totally psyched about psychology! Through demonstrations and group activities, students will explore various topics in psychology, including perception, personality, social experiments, brain ...
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 "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.
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Breaking News @ The Library, Community Engagement, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Details:
Watchdog journalism spreads light on wrongdoings committed by public figures, governments, corporations and holds them up to the public's eye. See how this function of media shapes our normal, everyday lives in this next installment of our Media Lite...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Cultural Appreciation, En Español, Literature
Event Details:
Join Mrs. Claudia on Friday, May 21st at 10 am on the SDPL Virtual Hub and SY Facebook page, for a special multilingual storytime as she reads in Spanish, English and sign language, "Eyes that Kiss in the Corners" by Joanna Ho and...
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.

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 "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Count of Monte Cristo Tea/Brunch

10:30am - 11:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
In Alexandre Dumas’s classic novel The Count of Monte Cristo, the mysterious Count makes plans with new acquaintance Albert de Morcerf to meet for breakfast on May 21st at exactly 10:30am, at Albert’s home in Paris.  Since that location is not a...
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.
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Cultural Appreciation
Event Details:
Mabuhay all & Happy Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2021! In honor AAPI Heritage Month, join us for a bilingual storytime by local author,  Dr. Joy Francisco, as she reads in Tagalog and English, Pamily...
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. ...
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 "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.

2021 Virtual How-to Festival: How-to Make Halo-Halo

11:00am - 12:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Cultural Appreciation
Event Details:
This event will be posted during the specified time on the San Diego Public Library's 2021 Virtual How-To Festival website: https://www.sandiego.gov/public-library/h2f#undefined In honor of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage...
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 "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Library Shop Pop-Up Shop

12:00pm - 5:00pm
North Clairemont Library
Library Branch: North Clairemont Library
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured
Event Details:
The Library Shop is coming to the North Clairemont branch! The Library Shop is owned and operated by the San Diego Public Library Foundation. All proceeds support the San Diego Public Library System. The Foundation strengthens communities by...
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.

Skyline Hills' Writing Club

2:00pm - 3:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Cultural Appreciation, Educational, Literature, Performing Arts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
Welcome to the Skyline Hills' Writing Club! Are your writing skills getting rusty? Are you working on a short story, poem, novel, flash fiction piece? Are you trying to find constructive criticism for your work or learn more about writing an...

Project-in-a-Box: Robo "Sun God"!

2:00pm - 5:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Educational, Program Includes Kit, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Program Description Join Project in a Box in building a Robo "Sun "God that uses basic circuitry and a motor to flap its wings. During the workshop you will learn about a handful of circuit parts, practice wiring circuits, and construct laser cut ...
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.

Gentle Yoga

9:00am - 9:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
Take time for yourself and indulge in self-care. As part of our wellness programming, Gentle Yoga goes live on the SDPL Virtual Hub on Facebook on the 2nd & 4th Sundays of the month. No experience or special yoga blocks are required—just find com...
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.

Japanese Cherry Blossom Painting

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, Art
Event Details:
In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, join us in creating a beautiful, yet easy, Japanese cherry blossom painting.  We'll also discuss the significance and symbolism of the cherry blossom within Japanese culture. ...

Manage Your Future

1:00pm - 4:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Educational, Library NExT
Event Details:
Ready to earn pre-college credit while learning about business management? This virtual series is designed for high school students who are excited to learn about logistics and coordination of activities in a business setting. Business management enc...

Library NExT: Admit One-Session Three A.C.T. Test Prep

1:00pm - 5:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Cancelled
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Educational, Library NExT
Event Details:
Let San Diego Public Libraries assist you in preparing for the transition from high school to college through the Admit One College Prep Academy! Admit One provides an advantage on SAT & ACT test preparation. A partnership between the San Diego P...