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

Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
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: Literature
Event Details:
Join Ms. Teri for an engaging preschool storytime that promotes a love of reading and quality together time. Featuring stories, fun, and play! ...
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.

Pen to Paper Writing Group

1:00pm - 2:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Seminar Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Ready to fire up your writing, jump start a novel, or just keep the ideas flowing? Join us for a weekly drop-in writing group. This fun group will write to a prompt and then read our work aloud (there is no pressure to read). Open to the public....
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.

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 "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Design an Infographic Resume

3:00pm - 3:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Do you find your traditional resume template to be plain and boring? If the answer is yes, then join this virtual session. Learn how to easily design and assemble an inspiring infographic resume. Graphic Design Platform: 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.

Amazing Dana the Magician - Virtual Magic Show

3:30pm - 4:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Amazing Dana the Magician will perform a laugh-out-loud a magic show Live on the SDPL Virtual Hub  on February 4th at 3:30pm. Everyone will learn a magic trick they can perform for friends and family.  More details to come.  ...

Virtual Understanding Earth

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: 12
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 "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: 5
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 Slimy Sea Creatures

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: 17
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,...

SR Planning Group

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
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 "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 - Groundhog's Dilemma

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, Literature
Event Details:
Join Señor Chon for a special read aloud storytime celebrating Groundhog's Day as he shares, Groundhog's Dilemma written by Kristen Remenar and illustrated by Matt Faulkner.  If Groundhog sees his shadow… it's 6 more weeks of winter!  Half ...
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 "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Children's Book Talk: Goldy Luck & the Three Pandas

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: Online/Virtual, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
What’s Ms. Erin reading?  Each week, youth services librarian, Ms. Erin, posts a video book review of a book she’s reading.  This week she tells you all about Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas, written by Natasha Yim and illustrated by Grace ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Signs at Play! Signing Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Jennifer Duncan with Signs at Play! will be joining the SDPL Virtual Hub Facebook Group with her Signing Story Time. At 10am on Saturday mornings she will use the excitement and fun of beloved children's books and songs to teach baby sign language (A...
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:/...
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
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 "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Start-Biz Club

10:30am - 11:30am
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Foushee Patio Room
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Career, Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
The Start-Biz Club brings experienced business men and women together with young entrepreneurs. Do you have experience in the world of business? Whether you are retired or still working, match your wisdom to the passion of a new entrepreneur at ou...
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.

Writer's Block

12:00pm - 1:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Seminar Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Have you wanted to join a writing group but are busy on weekdays? Then join our weekend writing group, Writer’s Block. Bring your pen and a notebook to an hour of writerly fun! Includes prompt(s), time to write, and time to share if you like.  P...

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

1:00pm - 5:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, 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...

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

1:00pm - 5:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, 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...

Virtual Introduction to Space Out

2:30pm - 4:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Program Includes Kit, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
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...
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.

A Bio Lab Workshop (TBD)

3:00pm - 5:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: IDEA Lab - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces
Event Details:
Topic to be determined. ...
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...

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...