Upcoming Events

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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...

DJ Lance, Cecil & Friends, Dance Party

July 21, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art, Performing Arts
Event Details:
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" adventure at the San Diego Public Library.  Capacity is limited. ...

SRP - SPARKLES THE CLOWN

July 22, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Ocean Beach Library
Library Branch: Ocean Beach Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Sparkles is an award-winning clown whose specialty is her hilarious and whimsical magic and bubble shows! She loves making the kids laugh the whole way through!...

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...

Hullabaloo - Baby-Toddler Woodstock

July 23, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Kensington-Normal Heights Library
Library Branch: Kensington-Normal Heights Library
Room: Park Area - Kensington
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Performing Arts
Event Details:
Hullabaloo - fun music event for babies/toddlers.  Do your little ones like to wiggle and shake and laugh and sing?  Then this is for you!!!  Bring a blanket if you like – the event is held in the park adjacent to the library. ...

Dream Shaper Storytelling - Summer Reading Program Event

July 23, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Rancho Peñasquitos
Library Branch: Rancho Peñasquitos
Room: Community Room - Rancho Peñasquitos
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Georgette’s contagious high energy and laughter make this program a fun-filled time of zany, wacky wonderfulness! Everyone will be in stitches as she shares silly stories and songs and gets audiences involved by playing instruments, movements, a...

SRP - Craig Newton's Amazing Multicultural Music Show

July 23, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mira Mesa Library
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Meeting Room - Mira Mesa
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Using his extraordinary talents as a multi-instrumentalist, singer, and storyteller, Craig will serve up a smorgasbord of music.  Drums from Africa, the "goose egg" from China, the Penny Whistle from Great Britain, the tambourine from ...

Open Mic Night

July 23, 2019
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Library Branch: Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Room: Community Room/Taylor Gallery - Pacific Beach/Taylor
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25)
Program Type: Performing Arts
Event Details:
Young artists are invited to share their poems / songs / dreams / talent at this Open Mic night for Transitional Aged Youth (16-25).  This program repeats on the 4th Tuesday of each month.  ...

Jammin' @ the Library: Guitar Instruction

July 24, 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...

It's Showtime @Library: Amazing Dana Magic Show

July 24, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
San Ysidro Library
Library Branch: San Ysidro Library
Room: Children's Area 2 - San Ysidro
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Amazing Dana will invite guests to perform in a Magical Play with hilarious and surprising results.  This year, he is also bringing back the "Levitating Child" - an audience favorite. A laugh out loud show for all ages...FREE...

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, ...

Toastmasters

July 24, 2019
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....

Summer Family Fun with Dance to Evolve

July 25, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Mission Valley Library
Library Branch: Mission Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Mission Valley
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational, Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Come get your groove on in this creative movement hip-hop class for kids of all ages. No prior dancing experience required. This interactive class is one of several offered as part of Mission Valley Library's summer reading program. What is the summe...

Drama Games - Summer Session

July 25, 2019
11:15am - 12:15pm
Rancho Peñasquitos
Registration
Library Branch: Rancho Peñasquitos
Room: Community Room - Rancho Peñasquitos
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Performing Arts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Join in the fun of performance at Drama Games Summer Session, 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, stag...

Villa Musica Violin Classes

July 25, 2019
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:
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) 4:45 pm - 5:30 pm....

Music and Movement with Dance to Evolve

July 26, 2019
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:
This is a fun class full of games and creative movement that is perfect for toddlers and pre-schoolers!  Put on your dancing shoes and boogie down at the library! ...

Friday Films: Almost Famous

July 26, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Library Branch: Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Room: Community Room/Taylor Gallery - Pacific Beach/Taylor
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
This Summer's Reading Program theme is It's Showtime at Your Library, so enjoy a free screening of a film about show business most Friday afternoons at 2:00pm! Almost Famous:  A 15-year-old boy with an overprotective mother hits the road wi...

Here's Waldo!

July 26, 2019
2:30pm - 3:15pm
Kensington-Normal Heights Library
Library Branch: Kensington-Normal Heights Library
Room: Children's Area - Kensington
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Engagement, Literature, Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
You’ve searched for him in books, and now you can find him in real life!  Waldo will be making a special guest appearance at the Kensington Library to meet and greet his fans.  Don’t miss your chance to pose for photos, and enjoy a scavenge...

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....

THE SOUND OF BRAZIL

July 27, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ocean Beach Library
Library Branch: Ocean Beach Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Performing Arts
Event Details:
Fernando and Sandra, a locally-based Brazilian Singing Duo, are equally at home singing Brazilian Bossa Nova, Samba as they are playing contemporary music in a Brazilian style. They are a stylish blend of traditional andBrazilian works, resulting in ...

Ukulele Sing & Play Along

July 28, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
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. ...

SRP - HULLABALOO

July 29, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Ocean Beach Library
Library Branch: Ocean Beach Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Come share a musical morning with Hullabaloo, an award-winning act featuring guitar, drums, songs, and smiles! Ocean Beach Library will have Hullabaloo CDs available to check out as well!...

Free Movies & Popcorn

July 29, 2019
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.July 29, 2019 - The Pelican Brief (1993), starring Denzel Washington and Julia Roberts. A law student uncovers a controversy...

Jammin' @ the Library: Guitar Instruction

July 29, 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...

Katy Brady the Music Lady - Summer Reading Program

July 30, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clairemont Library
Library Branch: Clairemont Library
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Join Katy Brady the Music Lady in sing-along fun as she presents music and stories that everyone can participate in!...

Drummer Chazz Ross

July 30, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
North University Community Library
Library Branch: North University Community Library
Room: West Lawn - North University
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Our Summer Reading Program event series continues with an exciting drum circle led by Chazz Ross.This is an outdoor event. Chairs, blankets, and leashed pets are welcome....

Noteworthy Puppets

July 30, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kensington-Normal Heights Library
Library Branch: Kensington-Normal Heights Library
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Performing Arts, Science/STEAM, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Whiz kids Max & Julie embark on a Hip-Hop musical S.T.E.A.M. adventure as they strive to take the top prize at the Science Fair. S.T.E.A.M.works: The Puppet Musical marks the debut of the World's first 3-D printed puppet character in a live show!...