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Kensinton-Normal Heights Zoom Book Group

2:00pm - 3:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Literature
Event Details:
Join a (virual) discussion of Graham Greene's "The Quiet American".  Narrated in the first person by journalist Thomas Fowler, the novel depicts the breakdown of French colonialism in Vietnam and early American involvement in the Vietnam...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Kensinton-Normal Heights Zoom Book Group

2:00pm - 3:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Literature
Event Details:
Join a (virual) discussion of Graham Greene's "The Quiet American".  Narrated in the first person by journalist Thomas Fowler, the novel depicts the breakdown of French colonialism in Vietnam and early American involvement in the Vietnam...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Kensinton-Normal Heights Zoom Book Group

2:00pm - 3:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Literature
Event Details:
Join the (virtual) discussion of Graham Greene's "The Quiet American" Narrated in the first person by journalist Thomas Fowler, the novel depicts the breakdown of French colonialism in Vietnam and early American involvement in the Vietnam War. A s...
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: 8
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's title is Dragon Hoops by Gene Leu...
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: 6
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 "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 "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Virtual Reading Adventures with Ms. Terri

10:00am - 10:30am
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 picture books and 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 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.

Cooking Around the World | Gyoza

12:00pm - 12:15pm
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, Cultural Appreciation
Event Details:
Cooking Around the World features staff members sharing recipes from around the world. In honor of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month 2021, Denny Sanford Children's Library manager Kat Carn will be showing you how to make pork...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Fitness Friday - Yoga Class

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: Online/Virtual, Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:
Join us weekly, every Friday to stay fit and have fun with yoga. This free event is for ages 10-18. All skill levels are welcome. Please RSVP to receive Zoom link to participate in the program. ...

Virtual Introduction to Python Programming

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: 16
Event Details:
A basic understanding of how the internet works is a valuable tool in many today’s high-tech careers. Explore the intricacies of the web and then use Python to program simple apps for internet communication. Students will examine the technology be...
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!  [Kindergarten-4th Grade] Go to the Balboa Branch Library's Facebook page weekly at 10:00a.m. on Saturday mornings to learn how to do creative craft...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
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.
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.

Music Classes with Villa Musica

11:00am - 2:45pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), 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
Event Details:
Free music classes presented by Villa Musica. For all ages. April 6th - June 13th.  Instruments are available for loan through Villa Musica. Please register for the classes using the links below. Classes meet weekly at the times stated below....
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.

Children's Book Talk: All Thirteen

12:00pm - 12:15pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Cultural Appreciation, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Looking for your next great kids’ read?  Then join us for a Children’s Book Talk!  This week, librarian Alice Yao tells you all about All Thirteen by Christina Soontornvat.  “All Thirteen” is both a 2021 Newbery Honor Book an...

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

1:00pm - 5:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Cancelled
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...

Memorial Day Holiday

All Day
Some Branches
Branches:
Central Library, Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library, Balboa Library, Carmel Mountain Ranch Library, Carmel Valley Library, City Heights/Weingart Library, Clairemont Library, College-Rolando Library, Kensington-Normal Heights Library, La Jolla/Riford Library, Linda Vista Library, Logan Heights Library, Mira Mesa Library, Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library, Mission Valley Library, Mountain View/Beckwourth Library, North Clairemont Library, North Park Library, North University Community Library, Oak Park Library, Ocean Beach Library, Otay Mesa-Nestor Library, Pacific Beach/Taylor Library, Paradise Hills Library, Point Loma/Hervey Library, Rancho Bernardo Library, Rancho Peñasquitos, San Carlos Library, San Ysidro Library, Scripps Miramar Ranch Library, Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library, Skyline Hills Library, Tierrasanta Library, University Community Library, University Heights Library, Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library, Outreach
Description:
All San Diego Public Library locations will be closed today in observance of the holiday....
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Online Adventures - Monday Dungeons & Dragons Club for Teens

4:00pm - 6:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Cancelled
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 "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.

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...

Virtual Ocean Science and Marine Biodiversity

3:30pm - 5:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
The ocean is home to a fascinating variety of ecosystems, from tide pools along the shore to the depths of the middle Pacific. Dive below the surface to explore marine biodiversity and to learn how people can help protect it. Students will explore...
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 "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.

Copy of Knit One, Crochet Too

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Oliver McMillan I CAN! Center (1st Floor)
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Beginners always welcome. We supply the materials. Individuals with visual impairment and the hard of hearing are encouraged to attend! ...
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...