Upcoming Events

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Age
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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.

Tinker Tuesday

February 18, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
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: Art, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
S.T.E.A.M. related projects for teens including Crafts, Sewing, and 3-D Printing. Ages 8 and up. Feb. 4: Silhouette Studio - Valentines Day Cards Feb. 11: 3-D Printer - Jewelry Feb. 18: Edible Science - Structure Engineer Feb. 25: Creativ...
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

February 18, 2020
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: 10
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 "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

The League of Amazing Programmers/Coding

February 18, 2020
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Legler Benbough Teen IDEA Lab
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Dive right into coding with Java, one of the world's most scalable and popular programming languages.  This is a practical and fun workshop with not lecture-style teaching.  You will learn by doing!  Workshops provided by the League of...
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 Computer Classes: Google Suite (Google Docs, Sheets, Forms and More)

February 18, 2020
5:00pm - 6:45pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Wells Fargo Technology Learning Center (4th Floor)
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Google Suite is an introductory class into the Google Drive suite of programs and briefly explore elements of docs, sheets, forms and more.  You must have a Gmail email address in order to take this course. Enroll in class on the firs...
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 18, 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 "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

The League of Amazing Programmers/Coding

February 18, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Legler Benbough Teen IDEA Lab
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Dive right into coding with Java, one of the world's most scalable and popular programming languages.  This is a practical and fun workshop with not lecture-style teaching.  You will learn by doing!  Workshops provided by the League of...
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.
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Wells Fargo Technology Learning Center (4th Floor)
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
SketchUp is a powerful tool used for the creation of 3D objects and some limited animation.  This class will allow the student to learn about the basic concepts involved in the creation of 3D objects, including lathing, extrusion, Boolean operat...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

The League of Amazing Programmers/Coding

February 19, 2020
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Legler Benbough Teen IDEA Lab
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Dive right into coding with Java, one of the world's most scalable and popular programming languages.  This is a practical and fun workshop with not lecture-style teaching.  You will learn by doing!  Workshops provided by the League of...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

The League of Amazing Programmers/Coding

February 19, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Legler Benbough Teen IDEA Lab
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Dive right into coding with Java, one of the world's most scalable and popular programming languages.  This is a practical and fun workshop with not lecture-style teaching.  You will learn by doing!  Workshops provided by the League of...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Mixology Math

February 20, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Legler Benbough Performance Area
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Learn math and chemistry as you mix different ingredients to make your own concoction. While supplies last.  ...
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 Computer Classes: Google Suite (Google Docs, Sheets, Forms and More)

February 20, 2020
5:00pm - 6:45pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Wells Fargo Technology Learning Center (4th Floor)
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Google Suite is an introductory class into the Google Drive suite of programs and briefly explore elements of docs, sheets, forms and more.  You must have a Gmail email address in order to take this course. Enroll in class on the firs...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Build-a-Skill

February 21, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Legler Benbough Performance Area
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Get a hands-on experience working on a DIY project chosen by IDEALab staff as you learn a new skill.  ...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

The League of Amazing Programmers/Coding

February 22, 2020
10:00am - 11:30am
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Legler Benbough Teen IDEA Lab
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Dive right into coding with Java, one of the world's most scalable and popular programming languages.  This is a practical and fun workshop with not lecture-style teaching.  You will learn by doing!  Workshops provided by the League of...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Studio 5148

February 22, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Legler Benbough Teen IDEA Lab
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
A basic class to using the recording studio.  ...
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

February 22, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library
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 "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

The League of Amazing Programmers/Coding

February 24, 2020
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Legler Benbough Teen IDEA Lab
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Dive right into coding with Java, one of the world's most scalable and popular programming languages.  This is a practical and fun workshop with not lecture-style teaching.  You will learn by doing!  Workshops provided by the League of...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

The League of Amazing Programmers/Coding

February 24, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Legler Benbough Teen IDEA Lab
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Dive right into coding with Java, one of the world's most scalable and popular programming languages.  This is a practical and fun workshop with not lecture-style teaching.  You will learn by doing!  Workshops provided by the League of...
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.

Mobile IDEA Lab - Open Hours

February 25, 2020
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library
Registration
Library Branch: Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library
Room: Community Room - Mission Hills/Hillcrest
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: IDEA Labs/Makerspaces
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
OPEN LAB HOURS 3D Printer, Silhouette Cutter & GlowForge Laser Cutter ...
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.

Tinker Tuesday

February 25, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
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: Art, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
S.T.E.A.M. related projects for teens including Crafts, Sewing, and 3-D Printing. Ages 8 and up. Feb. 4: Silhouette Studio - Valentines Day Cards Feb. 11: 3-D Printer - Jewelry Feb. 18: Edible Science - Structure Engineer Feb. 25: Creativ...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

The League of Amazing Programmers/Coding

February 25, 2020
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Legler Benbough Teen IDEA Lab
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Dive right into coding with Java, one of the world's most scalable and popular programming languages.  This is a practical and fun workshop with not lecture-style teaching.  You will learn by doing!  Workshops provided by the League of...
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 Computer Classes: Google Suite (Google Docs, Sheets, Forms and More)

February 25, 2020
5:00pm - 6:45pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Wells Fargo Technology Learning Center (4th Floor)
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Google Suite is an introductory class into the Google Drive suite of programs and briefly explore elements of docs, sheets, forms and more.  You must have a Gmail email address in order to take this course. Enroll in class on the firs...
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 "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

The League of Amazing Programmers/Coding

February 25, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Legler Benbough Teen IDEA Lab
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Dive right into coding with Java, one of the world's most scalable and popular programming languages.  This is a practical and fun workshop with not lecture-style teaching.  You will learn by doing!  Workshops provided by the League of...
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.
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Wells Fargo Technology Learning Center (4th Floor)
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
SketchUp is a powerful tool used for the creation of 3D objects and some limited animation.  This class will allow the student to learn about the basic concepts involved in the creation of 3D objects, including lathing, extrusion, Boolean operat...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

The League of Amazing Programmers/Coding

February 26, 2020
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Legler Benbough Teen IDEA Lab
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Dive right into coding with Java, one of the world's most scalable and popular programming languages.  This is a practical and fun workshop with not lecture-style teaching.  You will learn by doing!  Workshops provided by the League of...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

The League of Amazing Programmers/Coding

February 26, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Legler Benbough Teen IDEA Lab
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Dive right into coding with Java, one of the world's most scalable and popular programming languages.  This is a practical and fun workshop with not lecture-style teaching.  You will learn by doing!  Workshops provided by the League of...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Airplane Challenge

February 27, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Legler Benbough Performance Area
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
All aerial STEAM related activity that will involve kids working on a paper airplane to see who gets the furthest distance. ...