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Project-in-a-Box: ColorBot!

2:00pm - 5:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Educational, Program Includes Kit, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Program Description In this workshop, learn basic circuitry and Arduino programming to create this fun robot! Students get to make a Lego eating robot! ColorBot tells you what color Lego is in its mouth by having its eyes light up the same color! ...
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...

Manage Your Future

1:00pm - 4:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Educational, Library NExT
Event Details:
Ready to earn pre-college credit while learning about business management? This virtual series is designed for high school students who are excited to learn about logistics and coordination of activities in a business setting. Business management enc...

Library NExT: Admit One-Session Two S.A.T. Test Prep

1:00pm - 5:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Educational, Library NExT
Event Details:
Let San Diego Public Libraries assist you in preparing for the transition from high school to college through the Admit One College Prep Academy! Admit One provides an advantage on SAT & ACT test preparation. A partnership between the San Diego P...
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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Virtual Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Registration
Library Branch: Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Featured, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Event Details:
Join us for Virtual Toddler Storytime with Mrs. Suzanne via Zoom!  Registration is required as space is limited.  Registration will open on the Thursday before Tuesday Storytime at 9:00 am.  Once registered, you will receive an email c...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Virtual Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Featured, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
Join us for Virtual Toddler Storytime with Mrs. Suzanne via Zoom!  Registration is required as space is limited.  Registration will open on the Thursday before Tuesday Storytime at 9:00 am.  Once registered, you will receive an email c...
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...

Virtual Beginner's SketchUp: Designing 3-D Graphics

3:30pm - 5:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Have you ever wanted to create imaginative computer-based 3-D graphics? Now’s your chance to design a bridge, a house, a monster or anything else you can dream up. With SketchUp Make 3D Modeling, students will use the familiar pencil-and-paper paradi...

Virtual Messy Science

3:30pm - 5:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Program Includes Kit, Art, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Learn about Earth science as you never have before – by handling messy slime and conducting noisy and colorful experiments. Students will discover the physics, chemistry and biology of volcanoes, rain clouds, rock formation and other natural phenomen...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

By Air, By Land, By Sea

4:00pm - 5:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Educational, Program Includes Kit, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the San Diego Air & Space Museum and draw inspiration from the WWII-era flying boat, the famous PBY Catalina, to design your own mode of transportation! Build, test, and modify a vehicle that will travel on land, ...
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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Interactive Storytime and Craft with Ms. Marika

10:00am - 10:45am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Educational, Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
Join us for a virtual storytime and craft via Zoom, perfect for toddlers and preschoolers. To participate in the craft, please pickup materials at Mission Valley Library (2123 Fenton Pkwy, 92108) starting one week prior to the program. Alternatively,...
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: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
If you have a love for writing and would like to develop your skills, this workshop via Zoom is an excellent place for you. Learn to write short stories and poetry, share your work with others, and discuss & discover each other's creations Ron...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Performing Arts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Event Details:
In today’s Opera Insights lecture, we’ll examine some of the highlights of Rossini’s greatest comic opera, The Barber of Seville. Using video examples and presiding at the piano, Dr. Nic will show us what it is about this delightful comedy that keeps...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

All About Credit for Teens

3:00pm - 4:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 138
Event Details:
This session explains what credit reports, credit scores, and credit histories are and how they are calculated including what helps and hurts your score. For ages 14-18. ...
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 "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.

Lectures at the Library: Manet and Morisot

6:00pm - 7:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Educational
Event Details:
Manet and Morisot (Class #446) Edouard Manet and Berthe Morisot were both painters of the Impressionist era, although each chose different artistic paths. This lecture explores their relationship, both personal and professional, through their...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Virtual Preschool Storytime with Ms Rebecca

10:30am - 11:00am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 47
Event Details:
Join us on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month for a virtual storytime via Zoom, perfect for toddlers and preschoolers. Questions? Call 858-581-9934. Only ONE registration needed per household. You will be sent the Zoom link the day before the ...
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 "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

E-Source Resource: Database overview for students

2:30pm - 2:45pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
E-SOURCE RESOURCE: BACK2SCHOOL - In this special Back to School video series, we'll be going over some of San Diego Public Library's most helpful online resources available to students from the comfort of your home! These free resources provided can ...
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.
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
Nutritional Solutions for Fatigue, Anxiety and Depression (Class #447) As the pandemic progressed, did you find yourself waking up tired, apathetic, anxious or depressed? Are you interested in knowing what diet, supplements, and lifestyle hac...

Virtual Lights, Camera, Acting

3:30pm - 5:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Virtual Lights, Camera, Acting Welcome to acting boot camp! We will be exploring different realms of the performing arts world. We'll tackle theatre acting, musical theatre acting, Shakespeare, commercial acting and film/tv acting. By the end of t...