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Where's Waldo Event

All Day7/1 - 7/31
Carmel Valley Library
Library Branch: Carmel Valley Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Featured
Event Details:
All 36 branches of the San Diego Public Library have a Waldo hiding somewhere inside. Can you find all 36? Starting July 1st, pick up a Waldo Passport from the information desk to start your adventure! Every found Waldo earns you a stamp and a specia...

Comic Conference for Educators and Librarians: Educator Panels

July 20, 2019
10:00am - 7:00pm
Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Shiley Special Events Suite
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 147
Event Details:
10:00–11:00 You Have to Read the Pictures, Too: Visual Literacy and Analyzing Graphic Texts with Students—In this crash course in text analysis for graphic novels, teachers and industry experts will demonstrate techniques and tools for building stude...

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...

Comic Conference for Educators and Librarians: Geek-Ed Panels

July 21, 2019
10:00am - 4:00pm
Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Shiley Special Events Suite
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 166
Event Details:
10:00–11:00 GeekEd: E-Sports, Gaming, and Playing with Gender—For generations, subcultures of gamers have fostered community and learning on college campuses and at Comic-Con International. As Esports, board games, LARP, and video games gain more mai...

DJ Lance Rock, Cecil, & Friends Concert

July 21, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Courtyard (1st Floor) - Central
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Featured
Event Details:
DJ Lance Rock is back on the block with his friends in an all new musical review! DJ Lance Rock from Yo Gabba Gabba, and Friends will take you through a fun filled musical where families can join DJ Lance Rock on his awesome “day in the life“ ad...

Spanish KinderCamp

July 22, 2019
9:30am - 11:30am
Logan Heights Library
Registration
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Community Room - Logan Heights
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Featured, Educational, En Español
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
¡ Prepare a su hijo para su primer día de escuela! ¡ Este verano es el momento perfecto para que su hijo se prepare para el kindergarten! KinderCamp ofrece una variedad de lecciones y actividades que se centran en el desarrollo académico de un niño, ...

GET LIT WITH PATTY

July 22, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Library Branch: Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Room: Community Room - Otay Mesa-Nestor
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Literature
Event Details:
Beat the heat and come to the library for the latest title in the Get LIt with Patty Book Club.  Today, Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens will be discussed....

Spanish KinderCamp

July 23, 2019
9:30am - 11:30am
Logan Heights Library
Registration
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Community Room - Logan Heights
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Featured, Educational, En Español
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
¡ Prepare a su hijo para su primer día de escuela! ¡ Este verano es el momento perfecto para que su hijo se prepare para el kindergarten! KinderCamp ofrece una variedad de lecciones y actividades que se centran en el desarrollo académico de un niño, ...

Scrabble

July 23, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
North Clairemont Library
Library Branch: North Clairemont Library
Room: Meeting Room - North Clairemont
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured
Event Details:
Join us for board game fun! Meet friends while playing Scrabble, Trivial Pursuit, Bingo, Monopoly and more. ...

RB Library Chess Club:Seminar Rm #2

July 23, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Rancho Bernardo Library
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Teen Area - Rancho Bernardo
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Educational
Event Details:
Learn to play chess for the first time or practice your latest strategies with other players. All skill levels are welcome....

Spanish KinderCamp

July 24, 2019
9:30am - 11:30am
Logan Heights Library
Registration
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Community Room - Logan Heights
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Featured, Educational, En Español
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
¡ Prepare a su hijo para su primer día de escuela! ¡ Este verano es el momento perfecto para que su hijo se prepare para el kindergarten! KinderCamp ofrece una variedad de lecciones y actividades que se centran en el desarrollo académico de un niño, ...

Creative Writing Group

July 24, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Rancho Bernardo Library
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Frank Lenfesty Seminar Room - Rancho Bernardo
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
If you have a love for writing and would like to develop your skills, this workshop is an excellent place for you. You will write short stories and poetry, share your work with others and discover other's work.Ron Pickett is a retired naval aviator. ...

Dungeons & Dragons Club

July 24, 2019
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Meeting Room 222 - Central
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
HEAR YE! HEAR YE!Calling All Players and Dungeon Masters -it's time to get your game on!New and experienced players & DMs welcomeOpen to all interested youth, ages 12-18, grades 7-12.Evil Threatens! The World Needs Heroes! Time to Step Up!...

SRP Wild Wonders

July 24, 2019
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Skyline Hills Library
Library Branch: Skyline Hills Library
Room: Multipurpose Room - Skyline Hills
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Featured, Community Engagement, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Wild Wonders is an educational show that features furry, feathered, and scaly animals from around the world. The interactive show gives children a chance to learn about the importance of conservation and preservation, while introducing th...

Ta-Da! Exploring the Science Behind Magic

July 24, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
University Heights Library
Library Branch: University Heights Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Featured, Educational, Science/STEAM, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Prepare to be amazed! Explore the science behind magic with Mad Science. Understand how magicians use the principles of science to develop illusions. Watch paper disappear, create balls of water, hover over objects, and maybe even levitate!This progr...

Ancestry Library Database Class

July 24, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Rancho Bernardo Library
Registration
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Main Area - Rancho Bernardo
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Discover the history of you at the library!Learn how to use the Ancestry Library database and find out more about your family tree. Ancestry Library has resources for genealogical and historical research with more than 1.5 billion names in over ...

Summer Reading Program - Dance to Evolve

July 24, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Oak Park Library
Library Branch: Oak Park Library
Room: Main Area - Oak Park
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: Featured, Art, Community Engagement, Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
It's Summer Reading Program time! Join Oak Park Branch Library in welcoming Dance to EvOLvE, a fun program that combines ballet, creative movement, and tumbling. Children will learn basic dance skills, creativity, coordination, musicality, ...

Spanish KinderCamp

July 25, 2019
9:30am - 11:30am
Logan Heights Library
Registration
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Community Room - Logan Heights
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Featured, Educational, En Español
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
¡ Prepare a su hijo para su primer día de escuela! ¡ Este verano es el momento perfecto para que su hijo se prepare para el kindergarten! KinderCamp ofrece una variedad de lecciones y actividades que se centran en el desarrollo académico de un niño, ...

SRP - Noteworthy Puppets

July 25, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Paradise Hills Library
Library Branch: Paradise Hills Library
Program Type: Featured, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
The timeless lesson that hard work and dedication pay off comes to life with handmade puppets and original songs.  While two little pigs are content to take the easy route, their pigheadedness could spell trouble when the Big Bad Wolf comes knoc...

Genealogy Workshop

July 25, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
North Clairemont Library
Library Branch: North Clairemont Library
Room: Meeting Room - North Clairemont
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured
Event Details:
Registration required. Please leave your last and maiden (if applicable) names. Are you curious how to find out more information about your family and heritage? Learn how to search and discover your roots. ...

Spanish KinderCamp

July 26, 2019
9:30am - 11:30am
Logan Heights Library
Registration
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Community Room - Logan Heights
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Featured, Educational, En Español
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
¡ Prepare a su hijo para su primer día de escuela! ¡ Este verano es el momento perfecto para que su hijo se prepare para el kindergarten! KinderCamp ofrece una variedad de lecciones y actividades que se centran en el desarrollo académico de un niño, ...

SQUASH CARD--Adult DIY

July 26, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Library Branch: Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Room: Community Room - Otay Mesa-Nestor
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured
Event Details:
Join us today and make your very own Squash Card.  It looks complicated, but it is a perfect craft for beginners.  Especially one for a scrapbook or to give away to someone you care about.  It's a greeting card of all greeting cards, r...

Literature Comes to Life!

July 27, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Rancho Bernardo Library
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Bill & Marcia Collins Community Room - Rancho Bernardo
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Featured, Educational, Literature, Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Literature Comes to Life provides interactive storytelling where children become storybook characters and participate in bringing beloved fairy tales and award winning stories to life....

Padres and Dr. Seuss at the Library

July 27, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Neil Morgan Auditorium
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Featured, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Bring the family to take part in an event brought to you by The San Diego Padres, Dr. Seuss and the San Diego Public Library! San Diego Padres Players will be on-on hand and reading some of their favorite Dr. Seuss books to attendees.  Inform...

Hands-On Genetic Modification: Summer Bio Lab Workshop Series (Workshop #7)

July 27, 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: 6
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...