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Halal if You Hear Me

September 21, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Neil Morgan Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Community Engagement, Literature, One Book, One San Diego
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Join contributing writers Kazim Ali, Mahin Ibrahim, and Blair Imani for a book discussion of Halal If You Hear Me, a new anthology of writings by Muslim American writers from all walks of life including women, queer, nonbinary, and transgen...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

8th Annual Banned Books Week Read-Aloud Read-A-Thon

September 23, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Neil Morgan Auditorium
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Adult
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Literature, One Book, One San Diego
Event Details:
Commemorate Banned Books Week and join San Diego Public Library staff and community readers for the library’s annual Read-Aloud Read-a-thon.  A new book and a new reader every 15-30 minutes.  All are also invited to Banned Books Live! 20...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Banned Books Live! 2019

September 23, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Neil Morgan Auditorium
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Adult
Program Type: Featured, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature, One Book, One San Diego
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 140
Event Details:
During Banned Books Week, join us for an evening of forbidden knowledge in books censored in the US in 2018. Stage actors from Write Out Loud and more will perform live readings from selected books marked with the scarlet letter of censorsh...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

One Book One San Diego Children's Storytime

September 26, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Mira Mesa Library
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Meeting Room - Mira Mesa
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Literature, One Book, One San Diego
Event Details:
Join us for Storytime AND Craft time. ...
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.

Book Group

October 2, 2019
6:30pm - 7:45pm
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: Literature, One Book, One San Diego
Event Details:
The PB Book Discussion group meets on the 1st Wednesday of each month.  Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk for check-out.    This month's selection is The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai. ...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

One Book One SD for Kids with Girl Scouts

October 5, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Rancho Bernardo Library
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Frank Lenfesty Seminar Room - Rancho Bernardo
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Featured, Community Engagement, Literature, One Book, One San Diego
Event Details:
Join KPBS and Girl Scouts San Diego for a special workshop around the 2019 One Book for Kids selection, "Dreamers" by Yuyi Morales. Includes a story time and hands-on craft activity, and the first 60 participants will rece...
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.

One Book Selection

October 5, 2019
2:30pm - 6:00pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Community Engagement, One Book, One San Diego
Event Details:
Details TBA ...
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.

One Book, One San Diego: Dreamers Storytime & Craft

October 8, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
City Heights/Weingart Library
Library Branch: City Heights/Weingart Library
Room: Children's Area - City Heights/Weingart
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational, Literature, One Book, One San Diego
Event Details:
Come celebrate the One Book, One San Diego children's selection, Dreamers by Yuyi Morales,with a special storytime and craft inspired from the book. -- One Book, One San Diego is our region's premier literary program, presented in par...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

One Book, One San Diego Storytime

October 9, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Library Branch: Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Mountain Ranch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Literature, One Book, One San Diego
Event Details:
Celebrate One Book. One San Diego with a special story time featuring 'Dreamers' by Yuyi Morales! ...
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.

One Book One San Diego Event: Medical Insights, AIDS/HIV

October 9, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Library Branch: Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Room: Community Room - Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Educational, One Book, One San Diego, Sharp Healthcare Workshop, Wellness
Event Details:
Medical Insights: AIDS/HIV Dr. Raymond Chinn, the former medical director of infection prevention and clinical epidemiology at Sharp Memorial Hospital, will speak about his experiences working with AIDS/HIV patients in the 80s as well as the some ...
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.

One Book, One San Diego: Feature Film: Milk

October 14, 2019
2:00pm - 4:15pm
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: Films, One Book, One San Diego
Event Details:
Come watch Milk (2008, R, 128 minutes) on our big screen, while enjoying free popcorn. Description: Biopic of murdered San Francisco politician Harvey Milk, a human-rights activist and the first openly gay man elected to major ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

TONGUES UNTIED: 30th Anniversary Screening

October 18, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Neil Morgan Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Films, LGBTQIA, One Book, One San Diego
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 197
Event Details:
Join us for a 30th anniversary screening of the ground-breaking film Tongues Untied by late filmmaker Marlon Riggs. Cornelius Moore, a colleague of Riggs' who was involved in the film's production and appeared in the cast will lead the...
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.

One Book for Kids with Girl Scouts San Diego in City Heights

October 19, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
City Heights/Weingart Library
Library Branch: City Heights/Weingart Library
Room: Community Room - City Heights/Weingart
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: One Book, One San Diego
Event Details:
Join KPBS and Girl Scouts San Diego for a special workshop around the 2019 One Book for Kids selection, "Dreamers" by Yuyi Morales. This beautifully illustrated picture book is a timeless tale of family. It celebrates what...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

COMPENSATION: 20th Anniversary Screening

October 25, 2019
7:00pm - 9:30pm
Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Neil Morgan Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Community Engagement, Films, One Book, One San Diego
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 198
Event Details:
Join the Department of Communication at UCSD and the San Diego Central Library for a 20th anniversary screening of Compensation, the groundbreaking independent drama, featuring pioneering African American Deaf actress Michelle Banks, b...
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.

Book Clinic

November 2, 2019
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Community Engagement, One Book, One San Diego
Event Details:
Details TBA ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Living With Pride: Ruth Ellis @ 100 | 20th Anniversary Screening

November 14, 2019
6:30pm - 9:30pm
Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Neil Morgan Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Films, Community Engagement, LGBTQIA, One Book, One San Diego
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 148
Event Details:
When Ruth Ellis died in 2000 at the age of 101, she was thought to be the oldest "out" African American lesbian known. Directed by award-winning independent filmmaker Yvonne Welbon, Living With Pride is an extraordinary film about a mo...
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.

ONE BOOK ONE SAN DIEGO - THE GREAT BELIEVERS BY Rebecca Makkai

December 3, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ocean Beach Library
Library Branch: Ocean Beach Library
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, LGBTQIA, Literature, One Book, One San Diego
Event Details:
"Rebecca Makkai’s The Great Believers is a page turner… among the first novels to chronicle the AIDS epidemic from its initial outbreak to the present—among the first to convey the terrors and tragedies of the epidemic’s early years&nb...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Poetry Workshop: List Poems

December 4, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Library Branch: Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Room: Community Room/Taylor Gallery - Pacific Beach/Taylor
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: One Book, One San Diego
Event Details:
Learn about “list poems” and then create one of your own. For teens and tweens. Inspired by the 2019 One Book for Teens selection, The Crossover by Kwame Alexander. The Crossover is winner of the Newbery Medal and the Co...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Meet the Author! Storytime with Yuyi Morales

December 7, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
San Ysidro Library
Library Branch: San Ysidro Library
Room: Children's Area 2 - San Ysidro
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: One Book, One San Diego
Event Details:
Celebrate One Book, One San Diego featuring author Yuyi Morales and her book "Dreamers." Her presentation will be in English and Spanish. There will be arts & crafts, food and more. Everyone is welcome. Free admission. ...