Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Preschool Story-time

February 20, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Children's Area - Valencia Park/Malcolm X
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Art, Educational, Literature, Performing Arts, Wellness
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.

Villa Musica Violin Classes

February 20, 2020
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Logan Heights Library
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Gracia Molina de Pick & Richard Allen Pick Centro Cultural
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Performing Arts
Event Details:
To sign-up please visit the Logan Heights Library to obtain the registration form. Beginning Strings (ages 5-7) from 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm. Intermediate Strings (ages 8-11) from 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm. Advanced Strings (ages 10-17...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Dance to Evolve

February 21, 2020
10:30am - 11:15am
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Denny Sanford Children's Library (1st Floor)
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Performing Arts
Event Details:
Come down to the Children's Library every Friday and get moving!  This fun class is full of games and creative movement that is perfect for the toddler and preschool set.  Put on your dancing shoes and boogie down at the library!  Pare...
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Puppetry Fridays: A Show from the books of Dr. Seuss

February 21, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Library Branch: Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
Room: Community Room - Otay Mesa-Nestor
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Featured, Educational, Performing Arts
Event Details:
Join us every Friday in February 2020 to celebrate the art of puppetry!  Presented by the San Diego Guild of Puppetry, each Friday will be a different program, all free and for ages 7-12 years.   For today's presentation, see you...
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.

Screen Free Saturday

February 22, 2020
9:30am - 12:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Denny Sanford Children's Library (1st Floor)
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art, Performing Arts, Science/STEAM, Wellness
Event Details:
Put down your phones, turn off your tablet and log off the computer—it’s time for family fun! The Children’s Library will be turning off the computers and providing programs to take a “digital break”.   ...
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Saya - Wind Instruments

February 22, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Carmel Valley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Carmel Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Valley
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational, Performing Arts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
High school students give free music lessons to children. There will be openings for 3 FLUTE Students and 2 TRUMPET Students. Students must supply their own instruments as they are not provided. PLEASE SPECIFY THE INSTRUMENT YOU ARE REGISTERING FOR I...
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.

The Arty Loon Show

February 22, 2020
11:00am - 11:45am
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Discovery Corner - Denny Sanford Children's Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Featured, Performing Arts
Event Details:
February's Screen Free Saturday performer is the talented Arty Loon. His show includes juggling, balloon twisting, puppetry, comedy and magic for children of all ages. Take "digital break" and join us for an amazing show! ...
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

SAYA - PIANO & STRING INSTRUMENTS

February 22, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Carmel Valley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Carmel Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Valley
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational, Performing Arts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
High school students give free music lessons to children. There will be openings for 4 PIANO students and 5 VIOLIN students. Students must supply their own instruments as they are not provided. Piano will be provided. PLEASE SPECIFY THE INS...
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.

Villa Musica Adult Guitar Class

February 22, 2020
11:30am - 12:30pm
Logan Heights Library
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Gracia Molina de Pick & Richard Allen Pick Centro Cultural
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Performing Arts
Event Details:
Free guitar classes at the Logan Heights Branch Library! Applications available the front desk two weeks prior the start of classes. Please return applications before the classes begin. Adult Group Guitar (ages 13+) from 11:30a...
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Villa Musica Youth Guitar Classes

February 22, 2020
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Logan Heights Library
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Gracia Molina de Pick & Richard Allen Pick Centro Cultural
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Performing Arts
Event Details:
Free guitar classes at the Logan Heights Branch Library! Applications available the front desk two weeks prior the start of classes. Please return applications before the classes begin. Youth Group Guitar (ages 7-12) from 12:30pm - 1:30pm. ...
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.

Villa Musica Mariachi Ensemble

February 22, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Logan Heights Library
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Community Room - Logan Heights
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Performing Arts
Event Details:
Mariachi Ensemble (ages 10+)      ...
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.

Villa Musica Violin Classes

February 22, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Logan Heights Library
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Gracia Molina de Pick & Richard Allen Pick Centro Cultural
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Performing Arts
Event Details:
To sign-up please visit the Logan Heights Library to obtain the registration form. Violin Brillante, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ...
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.

Concert: Solid Brass

February 23, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Library Branch: Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Room: Community Room/Taylor Gallery - Pacific Beach/Taylor
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Performing Arts
Event Details:
Solid Brass is a hard-hitting funk, R&B, and rock band showcasing classic horn band tunes from the 1960s to today  - Chicago, Blood Sweat & Tears, Average White Band, Earth Wind & Fire, & more! The Friends of the Pacific ...
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.

Ukulele Sing & Play Along

February 23, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Lorax Lounge - Denny Sanford Children's Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Art, Performing Arts
Event Details:
Children and families can learn about and listen to the ukulele in this interactive concert event.  For families with children of all ages. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Pleasure of Your Company -Orvieto Piano Trio, classical violin, cello, piano

February 23, 2020
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Engagement, Performing Arts
Event Details:
Orvieto Piano Trio, classical violin, cello, piano ...
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.

Free Movies & Popcorn - The Farewell (2019)

February 24, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Community Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Performing Arts
Event Details:
The Friends of the La Jolla Library present Free Movies & Popcorn, shown on the last Monday of every month at 2:00pm. December 30, 2019 - The Best of Enemies (2019), starring Taraji P. Henson, Sam Rockwell, and Babou Ceesay.  Civil r...
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.

Drama Games - Winter/Spring Session

February 24, 2020
3:30pm - 4:15pm
Rancho Peñasquitos
Registration
Library Branch: Rancho Peñasquitos
Room: Community Room - Rancho Peñasquitos
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Performing Arts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Join in the fun of performance at Drama Games, where 6-10 year olds will enjoy learning some basic skills of the performing arts. Participants will have fun as they learn about memorizing lines, working together, stage presence...
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.

Jammin' @ the Library: Guitar Instruction

February 24, 2020
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...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Pajama Storytime

February 24, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Children's Area - Valencia Park/Malcolm X
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Career, Literature, Performing Arts, Wellness
Event Details:
Come join us for pajama stortytime, where we read together, sing nursery rhymes and enjoy a puppet show. Feel free to wear your pajamas. ...
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.

Piano Class Spring 2020

February 25, 2020
11:30am - 4:00pm
Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Library Branch: Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Room: Community Room - Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, Performing Arts
Event Details:
Explore your musical talent through learning the fundamentals of piano techniques. Keyboards will be provided. For seniors (+55) and Adults (+18) welcome. Free class, enroll anytime in class. Beginner 1 (No experience): 11:30am-1:00pm Beginner 2 ...
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.

Villa Musica Beat Making

February 25, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Legler Benbough Performance Area
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Performing Arts
Event Details:
Share the passion for music with music instruction, group classes, ensembles and performance opportunities.  ...
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.

Music & Movement for Children

February 26, 2020
11:30am - 12:00pm
College-Rolando Library
Library Branch: College-Rolando Library
Room: Children's Area - College-Rolando
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Art, Community Engagement, Educational, Performing Arts, Wellness
Event Details:
Music & Movement is a fun class full of games and creative movement that is perfect for the toddler and pre-school set!  Put on your dancing shoes and boogie down at the library! Presented by Dance to EvOLvE. ...
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.

Jammin' @ the Library: Guitar Instruction

February 26, 2020
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...
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.

Friends Free Concert Series: Mando Basso with Auni

February 26, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Clairemont Library
Library Branch: Clairemont Library
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Performing Arts
Event Details:
The Friends of the Clairemont Library present a monthly free concert featuring talented local musicians. Please contact the Clairemont Library for more information. Gunnar Biggs/bass and Bill Bradbury/mandolin will perform original, compositions, ...
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.

Storybox Theatre

February 26, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
San Ysidro Library
Library Branch: San Ysidro Library
Room: Lloyd de Llamas Community Room - San Ysidro
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational, Literature, Performing Arts
Event Details:
Storybox Theatre is a wonderful way to present illustrated stories to youngsters.  Storybox is the American name we have given to the Japanese storytelling tradition called kamishibai.  (Kami = paper; shibai = theatre).  A storyteller ...
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.

Toastmasters

February 26, 2020
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Seminar (B only)
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Career, Community Engagement, Educational, Performing Arts, Wellness
Event Details:
Toastmasters is an organization that operates clubs worldwide for the purpose of helping members improve their communication, public speaking, and leadership skills. ...
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.

RB Friends Concert Series

February 26, 2020
6:15pm - 7:30pm
Rancho Bernardo Library
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Bill & Marcia Collins Community Room - Rancho Bernardo
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Community Engagement, Educational, Performing Arts
Event Details:
An evening of music with The Orvieto Trio featuring Daniel Frankhuizen (cello), Dr. Byron Chow (piano), and Lauren Basney (violin).  Revitalized interpretations of beloved pieces of the chamber music repertoire. ...