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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
Event Details:
Join this Keyboarding class to help you learn or enhance your keyboarding skills. Fully Online with Live Instructor Led Sessions and learn at your own pace! Follow the instructions below, to enroll in the following Online Class at San Diego Contin...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Explore the Urban Art Trail

04/26/2021 @ 12:00pm - 05/31/2021 @ 6:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Featured, Art, Community Engagement, Cultural Appreciation, Program Includes Kit
Event Details:
In recognition of our El Día de los Niños program, featuring Rafael Lopez, local artist, children's book illustrator and creator of the Urban Art Trail, Central Branch Library wants to inspire YOU to get creative!  Pick up an art ki...
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.

Gentle Yoga

9:00am - 9:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
Take time for yourself and indulge in self-care. As part of our wellness programming, Gentle Yoga goes live on the SDPL Virtual Hub on Facebook on the 2nd & 4th Sundays of the month. No experience or special yoga blocks are required—just find com...

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...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Art, Cultural Appreciation
Event Details:
Throughout the Month of May, celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage month at City Heights Library with our Eastern Dragon Mythology activity kits. Through these kits, participants will learn about the role dragons play in Chi...
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: The Poisonwood Bible

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: The Poisonwood Bible Author: Barbara Kingsolver Book Description:&n...
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.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Virtual Monday Morning Storytime with Ms. Carrie

10:00am - 10:30am
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join Ms. Carrie, on Zoom, Monday mornings for virtual stories, songs, and fun that foster early literacy skills. When you register for this storytime, you will receive an email with the Meeting Room and Passcode for storytimes until June 28th, so ...

Virtual Beginner's SketchUp: Designing 3-D Graphics

3:00pm - 4:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
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 Lights, Camera, Acting

3:00pm - 4:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
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...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.
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 "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.

Media Literacy Series | How the Media Covers Race

6:30pm - 7:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Breaking News @ The Library, Community Engagement, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Event Details:
From police shootings of unarmed Black people, to the recent rise in hate crimes against Asian-Americans, to debates over the ongoing crisis at the U.S. border—stories about race and race relations have dominated recent headlines. Join us Monday, May...
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: 48
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 "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art, Cultural Appreciation
Event Details:
Welcome to a special Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month edition of the Art of Cartooning.  The Japanese word “kawaii,” roughly translated as “cute,” is also a cultural phenomenon in Japan. This week, we’ll draw a character oft...
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: 14
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.

Modern Classics Book Club: The Poisonwood Bible

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: The Poisonwood Bible Author: Barbara Kingsolver Book Description:&n...
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: 20
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,...
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual
Event Details:
Financial experts from California Coast Credit Union will explore account solutions designed to fit your life, whether you are planning for retirement or looking to grow and preserve your wealth. This workshop is free, open to everyone and you can...

Virtual Wellness in the Digital Age

3:00pm - 4:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
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...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Program Includes Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
At 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 12 we will go live on Zoom and RemsCreations to will demonstrate how to make your very own DIY Mini Basketball Hoop! Make keeping your room clean a fun game while practicing your shooting skills. Learn how to ...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
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...

Y-Yay! Book Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
YA books aren't just for teens! If you're Young Adult at Heart, join us monthly to discuss YA lit!  For our first meeting, we'll be discussing what we want to read for June! Bring your suggestions! ...