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Virtual Children's Book Club Discussion - Love that Dog

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Registration
Library Branch: Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Join Ms. Ann for a Children's Book Discussion of Love that Dog by Sharon Creech. This story shows how one boy named Jack finds his voice with the help of a teacher, a pencil, some yellow paper, and of course, a dog!  Jack hates poet...
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Build-a-Bot Camp

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Registration
Library Branch: Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Room: Seminar Room - Otay Mesa-Nestor
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: DYH@L Student Camps, Educational, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Join Robo Think for a 4 day camp on coding, building robots, and having fun!  Participants will use sensors, motors, and electronics in step-by-step projects while learning important STEAM concepts through these fun activities. Bilingual in S...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Theater Arts Camp

2:00pm - 4:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: DYH@L Student Camps, Online/Virtual, Educational, Performing Arts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Welcome to Theater Camp!  We will explore different realms of the performing arts world.  Create connections between the literary arts and theater, comedy & improv, spoken word poetry, character development and storytelling. This wee...
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.

Chess Club

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mira Mesa Library
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Meeting Room - Mira Mesa
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
All levels of Chess experience are welcome - beginners to advanced. All ages, children and adults! ...
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.

Hullabaloo: Children's Concert

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, Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 186
Event Details:
Join us for some toe-tapping, hand-clapping, ear-jamming kids songs from local band Hullabaloo! This 30-minute virtual concert is sure to entertain the whole family. Only ONE registration needed per household. A Zoom link will be provided the day ...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Virtual Children's Book Club Discussion - When You Reach Me

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Registration
Library Branch: Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Join Ms. Ann for a Children's Book Discussion of When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead Shortly after a fall-out with her best friend, sixth grader Miranda starts receiving mysterious notes, and she doesn't know what to do.  The notes t...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

All-Star Science Camp

10:00am - 11:00am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: DYH@L Student Camps, Online/Virtual, Educational, Program Includes Kit, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
You have been selected to participate on the Mad Science All-Star team! Campers will build super structures, create a volcanic eruption and examine rocks formed from volcanic magma.  Learn about All-Star Scientists as you discover the secret beh...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Pokemon Lego® Camp

10:30am - 12:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: DYH@L Student Camps, Online/Virtual, Educational, Program Includes Kit, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Learn techniques using Legos® to create your own Pokemon.  Take your creativity to a new level, got to make them all! This weeklong camp will be conducted virtually on Zoom by Play Well.  Do Your Homework @ the Library will email yo...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Get Creative Art Camp

11:00am - 12:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: DYH@L Student Camps, Online/Virtual, Art, Educational, Literature, Program Includes Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Using favorite books, like Owl Moon and Giraffes Can't Dance, create your own art!  Learn how to make your own art pieces using a variety of techniques and materials. This weeklong camp will be conducted virtually on Zoom by ArtVenture. ...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Crazy Chem-Works Camp

1:00pm - 2:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: DYH@L Student Camps, Online/Virtual, Educational, Program Includes Kit, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Shake up a flask of fun in the lab and become a junior chemist! Learn to recognize chemical reactions and mix up a few reactive ingredients for some sensational results.  Campers will have a blast as they make some crazy concoctions.  Th...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Dinosaur Camp

1:00pm - 3:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: DYH@L Student Camps, Online/Virtual, Educational, Program Includes Kit, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Explore Dinosaurs with fun hands-on activities and interactive learning.   This weeklong Camp will be conducted virtually on Zoom by Homework Coaches from the Do Your Homework @ the Library program.  You will be emailed the link, pa...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Theater Arts Camp

2:00pm - 4:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: DYH@L Student Camps, Online/Virtual, Educational, Performing Arts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Welcome to Theater Camp!  We will explore different realms of the performing arts world.  Create connections between the literary arts and theater, comedy & improv, spoken word poetry, character development and storytelling. This wee...
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Virtual Cracking the COVID 19 Code

3:00pm - 4:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic and the plethora of news surrounding the mystery of COVID-19, this course is an exploration into the world of viruses. We will be establishing a strong understanding of viruses and dive in to examine SARS...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Adult Crafting: No-Sew Aprons

5:00pm - 6:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Program Includes Kit, Summer Reading Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 43
Event Details:
At 5 pm on Friday, August 6th we will go live on Zoom and RemsCreations will demonstrate how to make your very own No-Sew Aprons! No sewing machine or skills on hand? No Problem! Learn how to create a customized apron without a sing...
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.

Gardening Exchange

10:00am - 12:00pm
Rancho Peñasquitos
Library Branch: Rancho Peñasquitos
Room: Front Plaza - Rancho Penasquitos
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Wellness
Event Details:
Stop and Swap: Seeds, Plants, Veggies, Fruits, Flowers and More! Too many zucchinis? Lots of cut flowers? Succulents getting too big? Ordered too many radish seeds? Whatever you have extra may be just what a neighbor would like to try in their ...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

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

10:00am - 2:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
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 "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

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

10:00am - 2:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Library NExT
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
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 "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Middle School Book Club

11:00am - 12:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12)
Event Details:
Seeking middle schoolers to read & review books before they’re published! Get access to great reads before anyone else Read and review with your friends Tell publishers exactly what you think Interested? Contact Youth Services Libr...
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.

Paws to Read

11:00am - 12:00pm
Mira Mesa Library
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Inside Patio - Mira Mesa
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Join us for the return of Therapy Dogs to the Library! Children are invited to read to, and interact with,  certified therapy dogs to build reading confidence. ...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Virtual Introduction to Space Out

11:00am - 12:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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 "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,...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Manage Your Future

1:00pm - 4:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
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...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Camp Across the US

9:30am - 11:00am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: DYH@L Student Camps, Online/Virtual, Educational, Program Includes Kit, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Join us in a journey across the US and participate in interactive challenges as you travel and learn about the US. Visit Boston, San Francisco, New York and more states in your travels. This weeklong camp will be conducted virtually on Zoom by Cha...