Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events
Registration Type

Start Time

Age Group
Program Type
Library Branch

Primary tabs

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: 3
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 "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 "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...
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Program Includes Kit, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Get a global introduction to sustainable design by using Google Maps and Google Earth as tools for virtual exploration. Analyze sites of past settlements and come up with your own design for a sustainable dwelling or community of the future. Stude...
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Grab a box of Eggos and join us for a brief transdisciplinary tour of 1980s Hawkins, Indiana, as we delve into the (pseudo) science of the popular Netflix series Stranger Things. We will explore the biology and chemistry of the Upside Down and l...
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:/...
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Educational
Event Details:
Curious about entrepreneurship but not sure where to start? This virtual two-day course is designed for teens excited to learn about starting their own businesses. Through lectures from UCSD faculty, teamwork, exercises, and discussions with founders...

VIRTUAL CRAFTRONICS

10:30am - 12:00pm
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: 5
Event Details:
Students will explore the basics of circuits and electronic elements by using them in craft projects. Possible projects include a moving origami swan, light-up LED bracelet, moving robot bug, Play-Doh electronic sculpture, paper-circuit game or light...

Nature All Around Us

11:00am - 12:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Ever wonder why airplanes resemble birds? Why submarines are shaped like whales? It's because of biomimicry, an approach to development that creates solutions to human challenges by imitating the designs of nature. In this class, we will explore 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.

Skyline Hill's Writing Club

2:00pm - 3:15pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Educational, Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
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 and how to improve your work? Then look no fur...
This event is in the "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult
Program Type: Featured, Latinx, Local Author, Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Event Details:
Zoom in with us for an afternoon in the park! The editors of The Complete Writings of Kate Sessions in California Garden, New Edition will discuss the literary contributions local florist, nursery owner and horticulturist Kate Sessi...
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

SRCA 50 Plus

2:30pm - 5:30pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
TBA ...
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 "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
**THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM** Join us to learn more about Chinese culture and learn Chinese in fun ways!  All free, no skills required, no age limitation, everyone is welcome. Invite your family and friends! For more information,...

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 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: 30
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 "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...

Mira Mesa Community Plan Update subcommittee

5:30pm - 6:45pm
Mira Mesa Library
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Meeting Room - Mira Mesa
Event Details:
The Mira Mesa Community Plan Update subcommittee meets on the third Monday of every month at 5:30pm before the Planning Group meeting which starts at 7pm, with two exceptions: no meetings in July and December; the Thursday after the first Monday if t...
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 "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Read “Dear Committee Members” by Julie Schumacher and then join a lively Zoom book discussion.  Copies available for pick up at the North Clairemont Branch Library.  Contact the Balboa Branch Library for Zoom information. "This inventive...
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...