Upcoming Events

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Start Time

Age
Program Type
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This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Signing Storytime

January 25, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
North Park Library
Library Branch: North Park Library
Room: Children's Area - North Park
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Sign language fun for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers with Ms. Jennifer Duncan! Come learn some simple signs and songs at this fun weekly event! ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Lunar New Year Lantern Craft

January 25, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Rancho Peñasquitos
Library Branch: Rancho Peñasquitos
Room: Children's Area - Rancho Peñasquitos
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Art, Community Engagement
Event Details:
·  Make your own paper lantern to celebrate Lunar New Year and the Year of the Rat ·  Fun for the entire family!   ...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Paws to Read

January 25, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
San Carlos Library
Library Branch: San Carlos Library
Room: Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Read aloud to certified therapy dogs.  Studies show that children can improve their confidence and reading skills by reading aloud to animals.  Dogs make the perfect nonjudgmental audience! All therapy dogs are provided courtesy of Love ...
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

SAYA - PIANO & STRING INSTRUMENTS

January 25, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Carmel Valley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Carmel Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Valley
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational, Performing Arts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
High school students give free music lessons to children. There will be openings for 4 PIANO students and 5 VIOLIN students. Students must supply their own instruments as they are not provided. Piano will be provided. PLEASE SPECIFY THE INS...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Lego Builders Club

January 25, 2020
11:00am - 3:00pm
North Clairemont Library
Library Branch: North Clairemont Library
Room: Children's Area
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Event Details:
Kids make Lego creations. Be creative and have fun! No sign-up needed. Appropriate for ages 3 to 8 years. ...
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.

Villa Musica Adult Guitar Class

January 25, 2020
11:30am - 12:30pm
Logan Heights Library
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Gracia Molina de Pick & Richard Allen Pick Centro Cultural
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Performing Arts
Event Details:
Free guitar classes at the Logan Heights Branch Library! Applications available the front desk two weeks prior the start of classes. Please return applications before the classes begin. Adult Group Guitar (ages 13+) from 11:30a...

Black Storytellers

January 25, 2020
11:30am - 2:30pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Seminar Room (A-B) - Valencia Park/Malcolm X
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Tech Tutoring

January 25, 2020
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Balboa Library
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Are you looking to expand your technology skills? Would you like support setting up email, creating a resume, and accessing library databases? We're here to help! Make an appointment and then bring your own device (Laptop, Smartphone, Tablet) for you...
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Villa Musica Youth Guitar Classes

January 25, 2020
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Logan Heights Library
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Gracia Molina de Pick & Richard Allen Pick Centro Cultural
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Performing Arts
Event Details:
Free guitar classes at the Logan Heights Branch Library! Applications available the front desk two weeks prior the start of classes. Please return applications before the classes begin. Youth Group Guitar (ages 7-12) from 12:30pm - 1:30pm. ...

Library NExT: Admit One SAT Test Prep Series

January 25, 2020
12:30pm - 5:00pm
Point Loma/Hervey Library
Library Branch: Point Loma/Hervey Library
Room: Marla Haas Community Room - Point Loma/Hervey
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 Pu...
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.

Page Turners Book Club

January 25, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
North University Community Library
Library Branch: North University Community Library
Room: Seminar 1 - North University
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Literature
Event Details:
Page Turners will be discussing On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan. ...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.

Teen Council

January 25, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Children's Area - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
Earn service hours and help the library make decisions about serving teens in our community. Meets once monthly. Free snacks! Ages 12-18. Interested? Just come to the next meeting or email Youth Services Librarian, Dana, at SanchezDM@sandiego.gov ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Winter Wildlife Park Ranger Presentation & Craft at the Library

January 25, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Balboa Library
Library Branch: Balboa Library
Room: Children's Area - Balboa
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Art, Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Balboa Branch Library is calling all nature explorers to join us at the library for a Winter Wildlife program with Park Ranger James Ibelle from the Open Space Canyons. Hear a story, learn about local wildlife that can be encountered during the winte...
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.

Healthy Adventures: Cooking Classes for Teens & Adults

January 25, 2020
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Tierrasanta Library
Registration
Library Branch: Tierrasanta Library
Room: Community Room - Tierrasanta
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Healthy Adventures Foundation’s chef will conduct a healthy cooking demonstration and hands-on class to encourage the consumption of more whole grains, fruits, and vegetables. This class provides instruction, recipe handouts, and samples for attendee...
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.

Journaling for Change

January 25, 2020
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Rancho Bernardo Library
Registration
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Frank Lenfesty Seminar Room - Rancho Bernardo
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured, Career, Educational, Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
A new year and a new you! Bring some paper and a pen and join trained retreat facilitator, Deanna Bates, for some easy journal writing exercises to help you discover and act on your dreams for the new year. No writing experience needed. Join us an...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Lunar New Year Celebration

January 25, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
North University Community Library
Library Branch: North University Community Library
Room: Community Room - North University
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
We are ushering in the Year of the Rat! We will have a fun craft and a special Lion Dance performance. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library Anniversary & Chinese New Year Celebration

January 25, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library
Library Branch: Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library
Room: Community Room - Mission Hills/Hillcrest
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Featured, Art, Community Engagement, Performing Arts
Event Details:
  Please come join us for celebrating our new library's 1st anniversary and Chinese New Year! 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm       Face Painting, Cake, Chinese New Year Crafts and Snacks 2:00 pm - 2:20 pm &nbs...

Library NExT: Program Your Future

January 25, 2020
1:00pm - 4:00pm
San Ysidro Library
Library Branch: San Ysidro Library
Room: Lloyd de Llamas Community Room - San Ysidro
Program Type: Educational, Library NExT, Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Program Your Future FREE Certificate Programs for High School Students! Saturdays, January 25, 2020 - September 27, 2020 | 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. San Ysidro Branch Library Parents are welcome to attend with their teens. Students will recei...
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.

Everyone Plays @ The Library

January 25, 2020
1:00pm - 5:30pm
Rancho Peñasquitos
Library Branch: Rancho Peñasquitos
Room: Community Room - Rancho Peñasquitos
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Have you heard about the board game revolution? Join us and find out what it’s all about! Whether you’re already an avid board gamer or are looking to learn, all ages are welcome! Play and/or to learn how to play all kinds of board games, such ...
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.

Villa Musica Mariachi Ensemble

January 25, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Logan Heights Library
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Community Room - Logan Heights
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Performing Arts
Event Details:
Mariachi Ensemble (ages 10+)      ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Beckwourth Winterfest 2020

January 25, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Mountain View/Beckwourth Library
Library Branch: Mountain View/Beckwourth Library
Room: Community Room - Mountain View/Beckwourth
Age Group: All Ages, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Event Details:
Have you ever wanted to play with pretend snow? Beckwourth celebrates winter!  Join us for a special winter story time and crafts for children and adults, while supplies last. ...
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.

Chess Club for Ages 7-17

January 25, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Carmel Valley Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Carmel Valley Library
Room: Children's Area - Carmel Valley
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
Children ages 7-17, of all levels are welcome to attend Chess Club, which meets on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month at the Children's Area from 2pm-4pm. Led by USCF national master, conceptual technique and vocabulary will be introduced to enh...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Fun Learning Saturdays

January 25, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
University Heights Library
Library Branch: University Heights Library
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Participate in fun projects & activities.  Join our teen volunteers who want to share their love for learning!  On this day, we will be working with Experimental Design.  Discover & understand the mysteries of the world through...
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.

Open Source Computing Lab

January 25, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces
Event Details:
Join us at this drop-in clinic for training and help with open-source software, including Inkscape/Inkstitch, OBS, GIMP, Blender, Audacity, and many more!  Demos and help with installation and configuration will be provided.  Please bring y...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

People Enjoying Poetry

January 25, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
San Carlos Library
Library Branch: San Carlos Library
Room: Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Join People Enjoying Poetry (PEP) for an open mic event for poetry sharing. Read your published or unpublished works, or read someone else's poetry. We'll work together to create a collection of poetry and the group will offer feedback at the poet's ...

Theater World Performers present The Odd Couple

January 25, 2020
2:00pm - 4:30pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Community Room - La Jolla/Riford
Description of Event
Members of the Theater World Group from UCSD’s Lifelong Learning Institute will present Neil Simon’s hilarious play, The Odd Couple, a play that was so loved that it became a movie and a TV series.  Two mismatched roommates-the neat uptight Feli...