Upcoming Events

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Meditación en Español

July 20, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Logan Heights Library
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Gracia Molina de Pick & Richard Allen Pick Centro Cultural
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, En Español, Wellness
Event Details:
Prácticas de meditación para disminuir la presión, el estrés y mejorar la salud total. ...

Chinese Language Book Club

July 20, 2019
10:00am - 12:30pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Foushee Patio Room
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Literature
Event Details:
Chinese Language Book Club (Book Scent) held on the third Saturday of every month....

Button Making

July 20, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Clairemont Library
Library Branch: Clairemont Library
Room: Children's Area - Clairemont
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Art, Community Engagement
Event Details:
Join us every Saturday at 10:30 for button making. Bring your own printed or drawn image or use one of ours! We have 2 1/2” buttons. All ages welcome. Express yourself @ the Library!...

Wild Wonders Animal Show

July 20, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Wild Wonders is coming to the Scripps Ranch Library to help us celebrate Summer Reading! Wild Wonders is an animal show where kids and adults can “tame” their curiosity for “wildlife.” Come meet animal ambassadors from around the world in this fun an...

Writer's Block

July 20, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
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:
Have you wanted to join a writing group but are busy on weekdays? Join our weekend writing group, Writer's Block! Grab a pen and a notebook and join us for an hour of writerly fun! Includes a prompt, time to write, and time to share. Open to all leve...

Beach Blow-out Summer Crafts and Games Event hosted by the Teen Council

July 20, 2019
12:00pm - 2:30pm
Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Library Branch: Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Room: Community Room - Otay Mesa-Nestor
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
The Teen Council is hosting a special Summer Fun Event just for kids!  Families are invited to come and join in special crafts and events--all Summer themed!  A great way to beat the heat and have a fun time at your library. ...
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Room: Children's Area - Balboa
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Engagement, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Summer Reading Program Special Event:  50th Anniversary of the 1969 Apollo Moon Landing Party!   Join us for this exciting FREE Summer Reading Program for families and children of all ages!...

RB Library Ice Cream Social

July 20, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Rancho Bernardo Library
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Bill & Marcia Collins Community Room - Rancho Bernardo
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Featured, Community Engagement, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Cool off with some delicious ice cream - limit of 2 scoops per person (while supplies last). Choose from a variety of toppings and syrup to make your own sundae!Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult....

Hands-On Genetic Modification: Summer Bio Lab Workshop Series (Workshop #6)

July 20, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Registration
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult
Program Type: Featured, Community Engagement, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Hands-On Genetic ModificationOur First-Ever Summer Bio Lab Workshop Series!Experience the day-to-day activities of scientists in a laboratory setting while learning cutting-edge gene editing techniques through hands-on experimentation! Over the cours...

50th Anniversary Celebration

July 20, 2019
3:00pm - 5:30pm
Skyline Hills Library
Registration
Library Branch: Skyline Hills Library
Room: Multipurpose Room - Skyline Hills
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Engagement
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 149
Event Details:
Please join us to celebrate 50 years of service to the community! Registration not required, but it will help us estimate the number of attendees. Thank you! ...

Summer Movie in the Park: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

July 20, 2019
6:00pm - 10:00pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Library Branch: Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Room: Taylor Greene - Pacific Beach/Taylor
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Engagement, Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Enjoy free family-friendly activities and refreshments in the park, then shortly after the sun sets (~8pm) watch a screening under the stars of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018, PG, 117 min), Academy Award winner for Best Animated Fe...

Family Sunday Pop-Up

July 21, 2019
12:30pm - 4:30pm
Logan Heights Library
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Children's Area - Logan Heights
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: Art, Community Engagement
Event Details:
Join us for a Family Sunday Pop-Up, hosted by Mingei International Museum! This free program for all ages includes interactive activities throughout the library, a hands-on art project, musical performances, storytelling, prizes and much more.  ...

Chess Club

July 21, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Hone your chess skills! Drop in and play with other chess enthusiasts....

La Jolla World Tea Enthusiasts

July 21, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Foushee Patio Room
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
The Jolla World Tea Enthusiasts is a club run by people who love high quality teas, rare teas, exotic teas and teas from around the world. Here, you will not find any instant hot and tea bags. You will find high grade tea prepared with the care, love...

Toddler Stories & Play

July 22, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
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: Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Join in as we read, sing, dance, and play in this special storytime meant to encourage a love of reading and build essential early literacy skills....

Toddler Storytime

July 22, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Logan Heights Library
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Children's Area - Logan Heights
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Toddler Storytime incorporates interactive stories, songs and games that build language and literacy skills. Have fun with books and bubbles. Ideal for ages 0 to 4 years of age. ...

Laughter Wellness - For Your Health & Well-being (all ages)

July 22, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Community Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Engagement, Wellness
Event Details:
Laughter Wellness is a simple but effective method created to help reduce stress, pain and negative emotions through prolonged voluntary laughter.  Besides boosting the immune system, it also helps improve energy levels.  No comedy, jokes o...

Hatha Yoga

July 22, 2019
11:30am - 12:30pm
Rancho Bernardo Library
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Bill & Marcia Collins Community Room - Rancho Bernardo
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Wellness
Event Details:
A gentle, slow-paced yoga with Patti Bozorgchami. Learn simple breathing exercises and relaxation techniques....

Vista Hill Bridges Outreach for Those Experiencing Homelessness

July 22, 2019
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Mission Valley Library
Library Branch: Mission Valley Library
Room: Lobby
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
Homeless outreach workers are available weekly to offer information and referrals to services to members of the community experiencing homelessness.  They also have hygiene kits available.  ...

Department of Child Support Services

July 22, 2019
2:00pm - 5:30pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Music Room - Valencia Park/Malcolm X
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, En Español, Wellness
Event Details:
The Department of Child Support Services will be available to answer any questions pertaining to the child support process, guide interested parties through the case opening process, provide status, and updates on existing child support cases, assist...

Jammin' @ the Library: Guitar Instruction

July 22, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Mary Hollis Clark Conference Center
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Performing Arts
Event Details:
Jammin’ @ the Library program offers free beginning guitar instruction for teens and adults at the San Diego Public Library’s Central Library in a series of group lessons.  The program is for ages 12 and up. We meet at the Central Library Monday...

Arts and Crafts

July 22, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mira Mesa Library
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Meeting Room - Mira Mesa
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Art, Community Engagement
Event Details:
Come Join the Mira Mesa Library for Arts and crafts for children 5 and up.  No registration needed and Materials are provided....

Game Day!

July 22, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Skyline Hills Library
Library Branch: Skyline Hills Library
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
Come play the Wii with us! We have tons of your favorite games:classic Mario Kart, Dance Dance Revolution and many more!  All supplies and accessories are provided, but feel free to bring your own games and controllers. We also have bo...

Yoga en Español

July 22, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Logan Heights Library
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Gracia Molina de Pick & Richard Allen Pick Centro Cultural
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, En Español, Wellness
Event Details:
Hatha Yoga con rutinas yóguicas para el control de la respiración, y prácticas de meditación para mejorar  la salud física, emocional, mental y espiritual....

Mindful Meditation with Merry

July 23, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Rancho Bernardo Library
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Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Bill & Marcia Collins Community Room - Rancho Bernardo
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Wellness
Event Details:
Come and participate in formal guided meditation and learn how to be more present in your life. ...

Bridge Club

July 23, 2019
12:00pm - 3:15pm
Carmel Valley Library
Library Branch: Carmel Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Valley
Age Group: Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
Party Bridge for ages 16 - Adult. Experience necessary....