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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 "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: 20
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.

Teen Create: Hmong Culture & Craft

4:00pm - 4:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Cultural Appreciation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
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.   ...
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.

Cooling Off the Summer with Fruit Shaped Paper Fans

2:00pm - 2:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
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: Online/Virtual, Art, Cultural Appreciation
Event Details:
In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, join us for a craft activity making your own Fruit Shaped Paper Fan. They are easy to make, cute to carry around, and the perfect accessory to cool off on a hot Summer day! C...
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 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 "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: 7
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 - 12:30pm
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:
Join us for a culinary adventure as we celebrate American Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Learn how to make pork gyoza, a simple, delicious, and classic Asian culinary delight! ...
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: 42
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: 20
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....

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....