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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.

Make a Paper Circuit

3:00pm - 4:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Program Includes Kit, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Join the Innovation Lab at San Diego Public Library for a virtual program where you can learn the basics of circuitry. Participants will get a free maker kit that you can pick up from your preferred holds pick up location. Maker kits come with all th...
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.

Open Source Computing Lab

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces
Event Details:
Join us at this drop-in clinic for training and help with open-source software, including Inkscape/Inkstitch, OBS, GIMP, Blender, Audacity, and many more!  Demos and help with installation and configuration will be provided.  Please bring y...
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:
Grab a box of Eggos and join us for a brief transdisciplinary tour of 1980s Hawkins, Indiana, as we delve into the (pseudo) science of the popular Netflix series Stranger Things. We will explore the biology and chemistry of the Upside Down and l...

VIRTUAL TINY HOUSES: MINI-ARCHITECTURE

3:00pm - 4:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
The tiny-house movement is sweeping the country! Explore how and why people are building houses that take up a fraction of the space of a typical home, and then create your own tiny-house model. Students will learn about architecture, social responsi...

VIRTUAL WELLNESS IN THE DIGITAL AGE

4:30pm - 6:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Details:
Living in a digital age with technology all around us has many benefits but also creates serious challenges to our well-being. Learn how to set healthy boundaries on your use of electronic devices while also cultivating practices that promote wellnes...

VIRTUAL UNDERSTANDING EARTH

10:00am - 11:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
This class will explore the theory of plate tectonics and how plates move around Earth's surface to create landforms. Students will learn to read topological maps and find out how geological events affect us. We will Investigate evolution, geologic t...

VIRTUAL SCREENWRITING

12:00pm - 1:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
If you dream of making it as a screenwriter, this course is the place to start. Learn proven techniques for crafting a script that tells a story effectively and holds the attention of your audience. We will dissect scripts from popular films to find ...

VIRTUAL INTRODUCTION TO SPACE OUT

1:30pm - 3:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:
The lure of space exploration offers a powerful way to ignite students’ interest in science, technology and engineering. This class guides students on a tour of our solar system and beyond, and then lets them plan their own mission to a distant desti...

VIRTUAL SCREENWRITING

2:00pm - 3:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
If you dream of making it as a screenwriter, this course is the place to start. Learn proven techniques for crafting a script that tells a story effectively and holds the attention of your audience. We will dissect scripts from popular films to find ...
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.

Open Source Computing Lab

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces
Event Details:
Join us at this drop-in clinic for training and help with open-source software, including Inkscape/Inkstitch, OBS, GIMP, Blender, Audacity, and many more!  Demos and help with installation and configuration will be provided.  Please bring y...
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.

A Bio Lab Workshop (TBD)

3:00pm - 5:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: IDEA Lab - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces
Event Details:
Topic to be determined. ...

VIRTUAL LEADERSHIP IN THE DIGITAL AGE

5:30pm - 7:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
The leaders of tomorrow will combine leadership skills with a grasp of technology. Develop the skills and practices you will need to exercise leadership in the digital age. We will explore prominent leadership theories and philosophies, including Ada...

VIRTUAL READY, SET, CREATE: A MAKER SPACE LAB

2:00pm - 3:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
A Maker Space is a place where people get together to tinker, ponder and create. In our Maker Space Lab, students will tackle a variety of engineering challenges and develop their own innovation or invention.Using a variety of everyday materials, stu...

VIRTUAL TINY HOUSES: MINI-ARCHITECTURE

4:00pm - 5:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Details:
The tiny-house movement is sweeping the country! Explore how and why people are building houses that take up a fraction of the space of a typical home, and then create your own tiny-house model. Students will learn about architecture, social responsi...

VIRTUAL SCREENWRITING

2:00pm - 3:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
If you dream of making it as a screenwriter, this course is the place to start. Learn proven techniques for crafting a script that tells a story effectively and holds the attention of your audience. We will dissect scripts from popular films to find ...
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.

Open Source Computing Lab

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces
Event Details:
Join us at this drop-in clinic for training and help with open-source software, including Inkscape/Inkstitch, OBS, GIMP, Blender, Audacity, and many more!  Demos and help with installation and configuration will be provided.  Please bring y...

VIRTUAL READY, SET, CREATE: A MAKER SPACE LAB

4:00pm - 5:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
A Maker Space is a place where people get together to tinker, ponder and create. In our Maker Space Lab, students will tackle a variety of engineering challenges and develop their own innovation or invention.Using a variety of everyday materials, stu...
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.

3D Design Workshop

3:30pm - 5:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: IDEA Lab - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Create and design objects in 3D! Get expert guidance in making your own creation. After finishing a design in class, bring your design to the 3D Lab during open hours to print. Free & for all ages.   ...
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.

3D Design Workshop

3:30pm - 5:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: IDEA Lab - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Create and design objects in 3D! Get expert guidance in making your own creation. After finishing a design in class, bring your design to the 3D Lab during open hours to print. Free & for all ages.   ...
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.

Open Source Computing Lab

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces
Event Details:
Join us at this drop-in clinic for training and help with open-source software, including Inkscape/Inkstitch, OBS, GIMP, Blender, Audacity, and many more!  Demos and help with installation and configuration will be provided.  Please bring y...
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.

Open Source Computing Lab

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces
Event Details:
Join us at this drop-in clinic for training and help with open-source software, including Inkscape/Inkstitch, OBS, GIMP, Blender, Audacity, and many more!  Demos and help with installation and configuration will be provided.  Please bring y...
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.

A Bio Lab Workshop (TBD)

3:00pm - 5:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: IDEA Lab - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces
Event Details:
Topic to be determined. ...
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.

3D Design Workshop

3:30pm - 5:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Registration
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: IDEA Lab - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Create and design objects in 3D! Get expert guidance in making your own creation. After finishing a design in class, bring your design to the 3D Lab during open hours to print. Free & for all ages.   ...
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.

A Bio Lab Workshop (TBD)

3:00pm - 5:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: IDEA Lab - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces
Event Details:
Topic to be determined. ...
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.

3D Design Workshop

3:30pm - 5:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Registration
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: IDEA Lab - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Create and design objects in 3D! Get expert guidance in making your own creation. After finishing a design in class, bring your design to the 3D Lab during open hours to print. Free & for all ages.   ...
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.

A Bio Lab Workshop (TBD)

3:00pm - 5:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: IDEA Lab - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces
Event Details:
Topic to be determined. ...
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.

3D Design Workshop

3:30pm - 5:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Registration
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: IDEA Lab - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Create and design objects in 3D! Get expert guidance in making your own creation. After finishing a design in class, bring your design to the 3D Lab during open hours to print. Free & for all ages.   ...