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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.

Snow White with Trinity Theatre - Storytime Theatre

11:00am - 12:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature, Performing Arts
Event Details:
Join Trinity Theatre's Storytime team online through ZOOM as we present "Snow White!" Brought to you in partnership with the San Diego Public Library, and Kitabu Club Adventures, Storytime Sunday is designed for children ages 12 and under, and fam...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

SDPL Dance Pants Party | Virtual Event

10:00am - 10:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Details:
Join us via Zoom for a virtual dance party! This weekly Monday morning dance series is recommended for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergartners. Kids will twist, shout and make their moves to musical favorites like "The Hokey Pokey," "Baby Shark," a...
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: Balboa Library
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Read “The Midnight Line” by Lee Child and then join a lively Zoom book discussion.  Copies available for pick up at the North Clairemont Branch Library. In this Jack Reacher novel, "Reacher takes a stroll through a small Wisconsin town a...
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

SCIENCE AT HOME FOR AGES 7-11

4:00pm - 5:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Program Includes Kit, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Calling all 2nd - 5th Graders! Get ready to dive into science with this online class! Join AWIS San Diego and the Science Initiative for an awesome science virtual event that includes a take home science kit! Science Experiments Include: ...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Join online with Ms. Parween to build a simple barometer that can be used to measure changes in atmospheric pressure and maybe even help you predict the weather!  [3rd-5th Grade] Supplies Needed: Glass jar, balloon, rubber band, straw, cardst...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Virtual Great Read Alouds with Ms. Terri

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Balboa Library
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Listen online weekly on Wednesday evenings as Ms. Terri shares enjoyable chapter books while you practice your good listening skills and celebrate the love of reading.  Go to the Balboa Branch Library's Facebook page to enjoy these fun stories.&...
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.

Eddie's Adult Zoom Writer's Group

1:45pm - 2:45pm
Balboa Library
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Be part of a Zoom writer’s group.  Partake in writing exercises designed to help you set into words your literary world.  To participate, email bastaff@sandiego.gov or contact the Balboa Branch Library staff at 858-573-1390.   ...
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.

Virtual Saturday Craft

10:00am - 10:30am
Balboa Library
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Join Ms. Chris or Ms. Nenette online as they instruct you in making a fun craft.  Enjoy!  [Kindergarten-4th Grade] Go to the Balboa Branch Library's Facebook page weekly at 10:00a.m. on Saturday mornings to learn how to do creative craft...
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.

*VIRTUAL* Chinese Culture Club: Laugh a Bit (Chinese Jokes)

1:00pm - 2:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
**THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM** Join us to learn more about Chinese culture and learn Chinese in fun ways!  All free, no skills required, no age limitation, everyone is welcome. Invite your family and friends! For more information,...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

SDPL Dance Pants Party | Virtual Event

10:00am - 10:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Event Details:
Join us via Zoom for a virtual dance party! This weekly Monday morning dance series is recommended for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergartners. Kids will twist, shout and make their moves to musical favorites like "The Hokey Pokey," "Baby Shark," a...

CAITLIN ROTHER: BOOK LAUNCH!

7:00pm - 8:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Local Author
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 41
Event Details:
BOOK LAUNCH: Death On Ocean Boulevard: Inside the Coronado Mansion Case New York Times bestselling author Caitlin Rother will discuss her latest groundbreaking book of true crime narrative nonfiction, Death on Ocean Boulevard: Insid...
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.

Virtual Lunchtime Spanish Readings with Eddie

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Balboa Library
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Latinx, Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, En Español, Literature
Event Details:
Eddie will read aloud a different selection every month from a Spanish author.  The purpose is to introduce perspectives that speak to themes relevant to our own social and economic experiences.  The reading will be concluded with a remark ...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Virtual Great Read Alouds with Ms. Terri

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Balboa Library
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Listen online weekly on Wednesday evenings as Ms. Terri shares enjoyable chapter books while you practice your good listening skills and celebrate the love of reading.  Go to the Balboa Branch Library's Facebook page to enjoy these fun stories.&...
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.

Eddie's Adult Zoom Writer's Group

1:45pm - 2:45pm
Balboa Library
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Be part of a Zoom writer’s group.  Partake in writing exercises designed to help you set into words your literary world.  To participate, email bastaff@sandiego.gov or contact the Balboa Branch Library staff at 858-573-1390.   ...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

*VIRTUAL* Middle School Book Club

11:00am - 12:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Literature
Event Details:
**THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM - LINK TO MEETING ROOM WILL BE EMAILED TO PARTICIPANTS.** **NEW TO THE CLUB? EMAIL YOUTH SERVICES LIBRARIAN DANA SANCHEZ AT SANCHEZDM@SANDIEGO.GOV** Seeking middle schoolers to read & review books before they’re ...
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.

Snow White with Trinity Theatre - Storytime Theatre

11:00am - 12:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature, Performing Arts
Event Details:
Join Trinity Theatre's Storytime team online through ZOOM as we present "Snow White!" Brought to you in partnership with the San Diego Public Library, and Kitabu Club Adventures, Storytime Sunday is designed for children ages 12 and under, and fam...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

SDPL Dance Pants Party | Virtual Event

10:00am - 10:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Details:
Join us via Zoom for a virtual dance party! This weekly Monday morning dance series is recommended for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergartners. Kids will twist, shout and make their moves to musical favorites like "The Hokey Pokey," "Baby Shark," a...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

The Arty Loon Show

3:30pm - 4:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Performing Arts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 99
Event Details:
Join us for the Spectacular Arty Loon Show!  Through the use of magic, juggling, puppetry, storytelling, and balloon  Arty will engage and entertain! From amazing feats of juggling to laugh-out-loud puppetry to astonishing illusions, everyo...
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Remake Learning Day with Tinker the Robot

3:30pm - 4:15pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Program Includes Kit, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Is resistance really futile? What is current and how does it flow? Kids will learn about these electronics concepts and more by participating in a virtual class and with a take-home paper circuits build. The 45-minute virtual class will be held in...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Author of the Month:

2:00pm - 3:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Local Author, Community Engagement, Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
Join us as we welcome San Diego notable authors in the literary community. Zoom link will be posted within 24 hours of the event. Information and program content can be made available in alternative formats upon request. To reque...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

SDPL Dance Pants Party | Virtual Event

10:00am - 10:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Details:
Join us via Zoom for a virtual dance party! This weekly Monday morning dance series is recommended for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergartners. Kids will twist, shout and make their moves to musical favorites like "The Hokey Pokey," "Baby Shark," a...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
In honor of River Days--an annual celebration of the San Diego River--we invite you to join us for this special nature-themed storytime and craft via Zoom, perfect for ages 3-5. To participate in the craft, you may pick up materials at Mission Valley...
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.

Friends Meeting

6:45pm - 8:00pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Seminar Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
Vistors/Volunteers welcome ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Sunshine Stories with the Sunshine Storyteller

3:30pm - 4:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Performing Arts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:
Join us for Sunshine Stories with the Sunshine Storyteller, Ms. Ina!  Ms. Ina will entertain you with Interactive multi-cultural tales, poetry, songs, and story making activities to tickle young funny bones and excite imaginations. Sign ...