Upcoming Events

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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...
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....

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...

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!...

SIT! STAY! READ! PET ASSISTED STORYTELLING

July 22, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Ocean Beach Library
Library Branch: Ocean Beach Library
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Educational, Literature, Summer Reading Program, Wellness
Event Details:
Hey kids!   Come read to our licensed therapy dog Luna!   Luna is kind and quiet and likes to listen to stories.  A big dog with a big heart who loves kids and loves reading! ...

Reading Buddies

July 22, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Children's Area - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Join us each Monday as teen volunteers read with kids.  An easy way to build reading skills and interact with a positive teen role model. First-come, first–serve, no registration needed. ...

Fun Science with the Fleet! - Summer Reading Program

July 23, 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: Science/STEAM, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center will be here to demonstrate fun and unique science!...

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...

Rem's Creations: Beginner Macrame

July 23, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kensington-Normal Heights Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kensington-Normal Heights Library
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult
Program Type: Art, Educational, Summer Reading Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Get ready for some spectacular fun!  Remiliz Angkiangko will lead a fun-filled exploration into the exciting world of macramé.  No experience necessary.  Intended for teens and adults; registration required....

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 ...

Wild Wonders

July 24, 2019
2:30pm - 3:15pm
San Carlos Library
Library Branch: San Carlos Library
Room: Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Come take a walk on the wild side with Wild Wonders and their animal ambassadors!  There’s no telling what animals you might see!This presentation is part of the library’s Summer Reading Program, which includes fun events, great reads, and a cha...

Tiki Tangles Art Class

July 24, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Registration
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)
Program Type: Art, Summer Reading Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Join us as we learn the Zentangle Method and make a Robot Bookmark.  For ages 6-15. Space is limited, registration is encouraged.  ...

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...

Summer Reading Event: Cowboy Ken Frawley

July 24, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Library Branch: Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Room: Community Room - Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa
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: Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Cowboy Ken presents a lively show of old cowboy songs, tall tales, true stories, historical facts, trick roping, and lots of audience participation and fun. ...

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...

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, ...

It's Showtime @ Your Library: Cowboy Ken

July 25, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Balboa Library
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Room: Children's Area - Balboa
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Engagement, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Cowboy Ken brings to life the Old West art of trick roping, cowboy songs, pioneer stories, and lots of opportunities for his “partners” to join in the fun!  Meet his horse Marshmallow and dog Dusty in this exciting and interactive cowboy show ri...

SRP Program: Amanda Plante - Zovargo

July 25, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Point Loma/Hervey Library
Library Branch: Point Loma/Hervey Library
Room: Marla Haas Community Room - Point Loma/Hervey
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Zovargo's mission is to foster human-animal connections through unique encounters. They will bring their animals here at Point Loma!...

Mad Science

July 25, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library
Library Branch: Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library
Room: Community Room - Mission Hills/Hillcrest
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Ta-Da! Prepare to be amazed as we explore the science behind magic and understand how magicians use the principals of science to develop illusions.Through our many fascinating acts, we will attempt to make paper disappear, create balls of water, hove...

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...

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...

Arty Loon’s Magical Variety Show

July 25, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: All Ages, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Magician and comedian Arty Loon’s show is full of laugh out loud comedy magic, amazing illusions, spectacular juggling, fantastic balloon sculptures, and superb puppetry! Arty has created the ultimate show for us!...

SRP: Amazing Dana The Magician

July 25, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Carmel Valley Library
Library Branch: Carmel Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Valley
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Amazing Dana will ask guests to perform in a “Magical Play” with hilarious and surprising results. This year he will bring back the “Levitating Child”, an audience favorite. One of the audience members will get to float in the air! ...

TA-DA! - Exploring the Science of Magic

July 26, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Community Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Science/STEAM, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Unlock the secrets and mysteries of the wonderful world of magic, participate in experiments, and perform a few magic tricks of your own! Learn the science of magic in this amazing and educational program. Free and for all ages....