Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events
Registration Type
Start Time
Age Group
Program Type
Library Branch

Primary tabs

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 Browsing

04/01/2021 @ 9:00am - 04/30/2021 @ 6:00pm
North Clairemont Library
Library Branch: North Clairemont Library
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual
Event Details:
North Clairemont Library | Facebook ...
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.

LibrArianne Virtual Book Chat

04/01/2021 @ 9:30am - 04/30/2021 @ 6:00pm
North Clairemont Library
Library Branch: North Clairemont Library
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Literature
Event Details:
North Clairemont Library | Facebook ...
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.

Kindness Challenge

04/01/2021 @ 2:00pm - 04/30/2021 @ 6:00pm
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
Event Details:
Celebrate kindness this month with the San Diego Public Library by participating in our Kindness Challenge!  Download the attached Kindness Challenge game board, complete all acts of kindness and answer the related questions.  Return your c...

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 "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Gratitude Meditation

9:00am - 9:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Wellness
Event Details:
As part of our wellness programming, Mindful Meditation goes live on the SDPL Virtual Hub on Facebook on the 1st & 3rd Sundays of the month. No experience necessary, just bring yourself and find a calm space to start. Take time for yourself and j...
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 "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Modern Classics Book Club: Rebecca

10:00am - 10:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Literature
Event Details:
Welcome to our virtual book club!  We will be reading out loud a variety of books ranging from classic selections to modern literature. Current Selection Title: Rebecca Author: Daphne du Maurier Book Description:  Daphn...
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 "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.

Take It & Make It -- Seed Bombs

10:00am - 10:30am
Rancho Bernardo Library
Registration
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Program Includes Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Register for a take-home kit to make seed bombs. Each kit contains clay/soil matrix, wildflower seed mix, fabric and ribbon for wrapping, and instructions. Kits will be available for pickup at the Rancho Bernardo Library starting 4/19/21 during ...
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.

Celebrate El día de los niños (Children’s Day) at City Heights Library!

04/19/2021 @ 10:00am - 04/30/2021 @ 5:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art
Event Details:
Celebrate El día de los niños (Children’s Day) at City Heights Library & reserve your día literacy activity kit today.   These kits have been co-designed with Back from Tomboctou, a local San Diego artisanal shop, dedicated to t...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Virtual Preschool Storytime

11:00am - 11:15pm
North Clairemont Library
Library Branch: North Clairemont Library
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual
Event Details:
Have fun joining Ms. Minoo for this virtual storytime. North Clairemont Library | Facebook ...
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.

Make Your Own . . . Paper Airplane Launcher

3:30pm - 4:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Learn how to make your own paper airplane with just a few materials! Before the program please gather the following items: 3-4 pieces of copy paper 1 12x12 piece of cardstock paper  Stapler Rubber band Scissors If you have tro...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Online Adventures - Monday Dungeons & Dragons Club for Teens

4:00pm - 6:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Online Adventures - D&D Club for Teens It's Time to Get Your Game On - Online! FAQ: Who may join? Open to all interested youth, ages 12-17, grades 7-12. New and experienced players welcome! Where? Online - set up a free account usi...
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 "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Rancho Peñasquitos Library's “Evening” Book Club

3:00pm - 4:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Want to connect with other readers?   Welcome to Rancho Peñasquitos Library’s “Evening” Book Club!  We meet via Zoom, where you'll have the opportunity to connect with new people, read a variety of books, and engage in interesting discus...
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...