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Library NExT: Admit One-Session Two 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...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

SDPL Dance Pants Party | Virtual Event

10:00am - 10:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Details:
Join us via Zoom for a virtual dance party! This weekly Monday morning dance series is recommended for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergartners. Kids will twist, shout and make their moves to musical favorites like "The Hokey Pokey," "Baby Shark," a...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Virtual Monday Morning Storytime with Ms. Carrie

10:00am - 10:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join Ms. Carrie, on Zoom, Monday mornings for virtual stories, songs, and fun that foster early literacy skills. When you register for this storytime, you will receive an email with the Meeting Room and Passcode for storytimes until March 29th, so...
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Virtual Writers' Guild

3:30pm - 4:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Want to develop your own voice and style? Need to get those words out of your brain and onto paper? We can help! Writers' Guild is now online through Zoom. Participants will be provided with a welcoming online space to write and expand on t...
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.
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 "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: 50
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 "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...
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 "Young Adults (13-17)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Program Includes Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Transform a plain brown box to a hide-away box disguised as a book where you can stash secret items while “reading”.   Visit our Facebook  page, SDPLVirtualHub on March 10th, at 4 pm for the how-to video or better yet, join us ...
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...

Virtual Tiny Houses

4:00pm - 5:30pm
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: 16
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 "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...

VIRTUAL SLIME AND NON-NEWTONIAN FLUIDS

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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Slime: It’s slippery, gooey and oozy. But did you know you can use slime to model phenomena in the natural world? Just like slime, Earth’s glaciers, mudslides and quaking bogs are made of fluids that are neither liquid nor solid. Prepare for slimy fu...
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 "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Friends of the Library Virtual Author Talk: Anna-Marie Abell

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Point Loma/Hervey Library
Registration
Library Branch: Point Loma/Hervey Library
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 87
Event Details:
*You will receive a link to join this virtual event in a reminder email after registering* About the story: Autumn, a food and wine obsessed ad executive, has just been handed the task of saving all of humanity. Here’s the deal: The pr...
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.

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 "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 "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.

Introduction to 3D Printing

3:00pm - 4:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
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: IDEA Labs/Makerspaces
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 45
Event Details:
Join us on March 11th for an informational session to learn all about 3d printing! We will show you how it works, how we use it in the library, and how you can get your own 3d printed objects!  Registration is required. A zoom link will be se...
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.

Cowboy Ken - The American Cowboy

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: 99
Event Details:
Join Cowboy Ken Live on Zoom to learn about the life and times, the work and past times of one of the most colorful characters to ride onto the pages of American History.  Cowboy Ken highlights the Iconic American image of the American Cowb...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Book Group: Upheaval

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! Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis  by Jared Diamond Upheaval explores how some nations successfully recover from crises while adopting selective...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Virtual Teen Graphic Novel Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Join us via Zoom for Tierrasanta Library's Teen Graphic Novel Club! We will have a  discussion on the assigned graphic novel and share our favorite books. For ages 12-17. Registration required.  This month  we are reading ...