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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: 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 "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 "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: 28
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 June 28th, so ...

Virtual Physics of Fidget Spinners

3:00pm - 4:30pm
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:
Ever wonder why some fidget spinners spin longer or hum louder than others? You will discover answers to these questions and much more as we learn about motion, tension, gravity and other fantastic phenomena related to fidget spinners and the world a...
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.

3D Modeling with Tinkercad

4:00pm - 5:00pm
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: Online/Virtual, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Ever wonder how 3D printed models are created? Learn how to design your own 3D design for 3D printing using Autodesk Tinkercad. In this virtual workshop (Zoom) we will review Tinkercad’s basic tools to create a personalized keychain. You...
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: 0
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 "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Workshop

10:00am - 12:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Meeting Room 563 - Central
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Career, Educational
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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Virtual Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
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.
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art, Cultural Appreciation
Event Details:
Welcome to the third Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month edition of the Art of Cartooning. We had so much fun drawing kawaii characters over the past two weeks that we’re adding one more class!  The name of today’s ch...
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: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Literature
Event Details:
Join Dave at the Allied Gardens Benjamin branch via Zoom for a live discussion of the monthly selection of the SDPL Short Classics Book Club.  This month we will be reading "Hippolytus" by Euripides.   Join Zoom meeting by following...
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.
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult
Program Type: Cultural Appreciation
Event Details:
  Downtown San Diego’s Asian Pacific Islander History Walking Tour- Presented by Kathleen Dang of CCBA San Diego This walking tour of Downtown San Diego will provide a brief overview of San Diego's Asian Pacific Islander history. The ...
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 "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: 25
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 "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Virtual Lunchtime Spanish Readings with Eddie

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Balboa Library
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Cultural Appreciation, Educational, En Español, Literature
Event Details:
Eddie will read aloud a different selection every month from a Spanish author.  The purpose is to introduce perspectives that speak to themes relevant to our own social and economic experiences.  The reading will be concluded with a remark ...
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.

"Wuthering Heights" Virtual Screening

12:00pm - 11:45pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Films, Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Watch a free virtual screening of the 1970 adaptation of Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights.  This version stars Anna Calder-Marshall as Cathy & Timothy Dalton (in a pre-James Bond role) as Heathcliff.  Tune in and watch on...
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.

RB Creative Writing Group

1:00pm - 3:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
If you have a love for writing and would like to develop your skills, this workshop via Zoom is an excellent place for you. Learn to write short stories and poetry, share your work with others, and discuss & discover each other's creations Ron...

Virtual Disney Style: Act, Sing, and Stretch

3:00pm - 4:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Virtual Disney Style: Act, Sing and Stretch Do you love to perform? Let's dance, sing and act out our favorite songs and scenes from the movies you love! By the end of this program students will learn active vocal warm-ups, physical stretches and ...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Hmong Culture Paper Craft & Demo

4:00pm - 4:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Art, Cultural Appreciation, Program Includes Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, join us for a presentation on the Hmong Culture and a craft for teens. If you would like to participate in the craft, please register and state your library pic...
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: 4
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.
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: 50
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 "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.   ...