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VIRTUAL INTRO TO INDEPENDENT FILMMAKING

4:00pm - 5:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
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Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Filmmaking is a powerful vehicle for making sense of our lives and sharing the stories we want to tell. Learn the skills you need, from scripting and storyboarding to editing and audio, to express your point of view through creation of short films. ...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.
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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 MEDICINE AND THE HEART

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: 18
Event Details:
Students will virtually explore the body’s circulatory system with a focus on the heart. They will get an introduction to human anatomy and physiology and learn about different diseases linked to the heart. This workshop is aimed at students with an ...
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 "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
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 "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Qi Gong: Recharging Body & Mind

9:30am - 11:30am
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Community Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
Qi Gong (Chi Gong) is a simple preventative health method of relaxing and harmonizing the body. These gentle exercises are suitable for any age and health condition. ...
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
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.

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 "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.

Make a Light-Up Valentines Card

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), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: IDEA Labs/Makerspaces
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Join us for a virtual program to learn the basics of circuitry and make a Light-Up Valentines Day Card. Materials will be provided in a maker kit. Maker kits will be picked up at your preferred holds location. Maker kits come with most of t...
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.

Ruth and Emilia Music Show

3:30pm - 4:00pm
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: 96
Event Details:
Join Ruth and Emilia Live on Zoom for their energetic and engaging musical show.  Program details and registration coming soon.  Stay tuned! ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Book Group: The Choice

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! The Choice  by Edith Eva Eger At the age of sixteen, Edith Eger was sent to Auschwitz. Hours after her parents were killed, Nazi officer Dr. Josef Mengele, forced...
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...
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: Online/Virtual, En Español, Literature
Event Details:
Mrs. Claudia reads Celebra el Año Nuevo Chino con la Familia Fong by Karen Chinn...about a Chinese-American family invites their good friends the Sánchez, a Latino family, to celebrate with them the Chinese New Year. She also shares Sam ...
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 "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 "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Children's Book Talk: Abraham Lincoln, Pro Wrestler

2:00pm - 2:15pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: 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 Abraham Lincoln, Pro Wrestler by Steve Sheinkin.  Find out if this is a...
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Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
We all know it’s important to recycle to slow the flow of trash into overstuffed landfills. Now discover how to put a creative spin on recycling by “upcycling” – turning trash into treasures such as art pieces or useful objects. We will e...
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Program Includes Kit, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
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...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Art Class for Kids

9:30am - 12:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Community Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Join us as professional artist Joe Nyiri introduces a fun new project for children each session. Free and all supplies provided. For ages 5 and up. ...
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:/...

VIRTUAL BEGINNER'S SKETCHUP: DESIGNING 3-D GRAPHICS

11:00am - 12:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Have you ever wanted to create imaginative computer-based 3-D graphics? Now’s your chance to design a bridge, a house, a monster or anything else you can dream up. With SketchUp Make 3D Modeling, students will use the familiar pencil-and-paper paradi...