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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.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Paws to Read

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Literature, Wellness
Event Details:
Children can read aloud to trained and certified therapy dogs. “Paws for Reading” is designed to help children improve their reading skills and confidence in reading out loud. All therapy dogs are provided courtesy of Love on a Leash, a found...
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.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Kids Chess Club

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Mountain Ranch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
This program is for children ages 5 and up.  All levels of players are welcome.  There will be instruction for beginners and opportunities for kids to play against other kids at their own level.  Please bring a chess board and pieces t...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

SIGNING CRAFTS AND GAMES

3:15pm - 4:00pm
Ocean Beach Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Ocean Beach Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Learn American Sign Language in a fun and interactive way during our Signing Crafts and Games Program. We’ll spend 45 minutes learning signs through songs, crafts and/or games. For ages birth through pre-school! All materials supplied! ...
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.

Jammin' @ the Library: Guitar Instruction

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Central Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Mary Hollis Clark Conference Center
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Performing Arts
Event Details:
Jammin’ @ the Library program offers free beginning guitar instruction for teens and adults at the San Diego Public Library’s Central Library in a series of group lessons.  The program is for ages 12 and up. We meet at the Central Library Monday...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Arts and Crafts

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mira Mesa Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Meeting Room - Mira Mesa
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Art, Community Engagement
Event Details:
Come Join the Mira Mesa Library for Arts and crafts for children 5 and up.  No registration needed and Materials are provided. ...
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.

Lego Club at the Library

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Balboa Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Room: Children's Area - Balboa
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art, Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Build your LEGO masterpiece!  Create something fun and wonderful with Legos!  Can you make a Lego heart, a flower, a shamrock, a rainbow, a ship, a book...?  Join us on Mondays and find out how!  We supply the LEGO'...
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Literature, Performing Arts
Event Details:
Join Write Out Loud and SD Public Library for weekly video readings of the 12 Short Story Contest winning stories by local authors during the first 3 years of the program.  Sponsored by the Friends of San Diego Central Library, th...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

SDPL Virtual Pride 2020

All Day
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, LGBTQIA, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
In honor & celebration of San Diego’s LGBTQ+ community, the San Diego Public Library welcomes you to join us at Virtual Pride 2020 from June 16th - July 17th. Virtual Pride 2020 kicks off kicks off & concludes with two special Pride E...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Room: Community Room - Allied Gardens/Benjamin
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Active little ones and their caregivers will have fun singing songs, dancing and reading while laying the foundation for future reading success. ...
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

SRCA Exercises

11:00am - 12:00pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: Older Adults
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Kids Jamboree

11:30am - 12:00pm
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Mountain Ranch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
A delightful program of music and movement for preschool age kids and their caregivers.  This program meets on the second Tuesday of the month.     ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Preschool Story Time

11:30am - 12:30pm
Clairemont Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Clairemont Library
Room: Children's Area - Clairemont
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Fun preschool stories & songs with Miss Joyce with a simple craft afterwards.  ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Qigong

11:30am - 12:30pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Room: Community Room/Taylor Gallery - Pacific Beach/Taylor
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
Qigong is an ancient Chinese practice that focuses on deep breathing, gentle movements and stretching through fun, easy-to-learn exercises that promote vitality, improved balance, a stronger immune system, and better circulation.  This class cov...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Life in Stories

11:30am - 1:00pm
Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Literature
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.

Vista Hill Bridges Resource Table

11:30am - 1:00pm
Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
Room: Lobby - Pacific Beach/Taylor
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Wellness
Event Details:
Homeless Outreach Workers from Vista Hill Bridges will provide information and resources for adults seeking to make the personal changes necessary to live a clean & sober productive life.  Sober living and case management resources will...
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.

Hatha Yoga

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Rancho Bernardo Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Bill & Marcia Collins Community Room - Rancho Bernardo
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
A gentle, slow-paced yoga with Patti Bozorgchami. Learn simple breathing exercises and relaxation techniques. ...
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Bridge Club

12:00pm - 3:15pm
Carmel Valley Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Carmel Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Valley
Age Group: Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
Party Bridge for ages 16 - Adult. Experience necessary. ...
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Mind-Body Fitness for Older Adults

12:30pm - 1:30pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Community Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Older Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
Mind-Body Fitness for Older Adults is a restorative and contemplative class designed to promote physical and emotional balance, release stress, and create greater inner awareness through Hatha Chair Yoga. This class blends modified yoga postures, ...
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 Green Thumbs: A Children's Garden Club!

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Mira Mesa Library
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Inside Patio - Mira Mesa
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Exposure to nature through play leads to exploration and discovery, engaging both the physical and mental abilities of children. This program is for kids to learn about the environment, gardening and how to care for the earth! For 18 months - 8 ye...
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.

Oasis Presents: The Six Wives of Henry VII

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Mission Valley Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Mission Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Mission Valley
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Learn about the women who married one of Britain’s most notorious monarchs and how the “divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived” rhyme is just the tip of the iceberg with these strong willed and interesting women. Learn about the Tudor...
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.

Allied Gardens Benjamin Book Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Room: Community Room - Allied Gardens/Benjamin
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Literature
Event Details:
Join us for our Book Club, which meets on the second Tuesday of every month.  Copies of the book will be available at the front desk. ...
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.

Art of Cartooning

2:00pm - 2:15pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Learn how to draw cartoons!  Each session will feature a different animated, live action, or literary character.  Although this class is geared for kids, all ages are welcome to participate!  ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Stitching Circle

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Balboa Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Bring your knitting, crocheting and other stitching projects. Share ideas and helpful hints with fellow hobbyists. Instruction may be provided. We look forward to stitching with you! ...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Cal-SOAP SWAG SAT Tutoring

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Seminar Room (A-B) - Valencia Park/Malcolm X
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Mind/Body Fitness

2:30pm - 3:30pm
San Carlos Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: San Carlos Library
Room: Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
Mind/Body Fitness provides a way for older adults and people with disabilities to practice yoga and mindfulness. It is a great practice for everyone, as it deepens flexibility and strengthens personal body awareness.  Every Tuesday. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Baby Storytime

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Mission Valley Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Mission Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Mission Valley
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Join us for a program that is perfect for babies and young toddlers: short, fun and interactive.   ...
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.

STEAM Night @ the Library

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Carmel Mountain Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Mountain Ranch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Learn basic scientific concepts!  Conduct simple experiments!  This program meets on the Second and Fourth Tuesday of the month.  The Second Tuesday of the month will feature a special science experiment.  This program is especial...