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This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Chinese Language Preschool Storytime with Ms. Mei

10:30am - 11:00am
Linda Vista Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Linda Vista Library
Room: Children's Storytime Nook - Linda Vista
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Join Ms. Mei for a thrilling Chinese language storytime ride!  Preschoolers will be treated to tales told with gusto and will have the opportunity to sing with other children in the storytime group! ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Preschool Story-time

10:30am - 11:00am
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Room: Children's Area - Valencia Park/Malcolm X
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Art, Educational, Literature, Performing Arts, Wellness
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Storybox Theatre

10:30am - 11:00am
Rancho Bernardo Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Snook's Nook Storytime Area
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
A presentation of Japanese style storytelling called Kamishibai, which combines the use of hand drawn visuals with the engaging narration of a live presenter. A delightful story time for children. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Baby & Toddler Storytime with Stay-n-Play

10:30am - 11:30am
Clairemont Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Clairemont Library
Room: Children's Area - Clairemont
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
Fun toddler stories and songs with Miss Joyce along with play time afterwards!   ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Children's Storytime & Craft

10:30am - 11:30am
Mira Mesa Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Meeting Room - Mira Mesa
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Join us for Storytime AND Craft time. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Children's Storytime & Craft

10:30am - 11:30am
Mira Mesa Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Mira Mesa Library
Room: Meeting Room - Mira Mesa
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Join us for Storytime AND Craft time. ...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Pre-School Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
Room: Community Room - Allied Gardens/Benjamin
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
All young children and their caregivers are welcome to join us for stories, songs and rhymes. We hope to see you there! ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
La Jolla/Riford Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Children's Area - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Literature
Event Details:
Join Ms. Teri for an engaging preschool storytime that promotes a love of reading and quality together time. Featuring stories, fun, and play! ...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Preschool Storytime and Craft

10:30am - 11:30am
Mission Valley Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Mission Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Mission Valley
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Art, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Preschoolers are invited to a storytime, followed by a fun craft! ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.

Preschool Storytime for Kids.

10:30am - 11:30am
University Community Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: University Community Library
Room: Community Room - University Community
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Preschool Storytime for Kids; stories, crafts, finger plays and songs ...
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.

Tierrasanta Book Club

10:30am - 11:30am
Tierrasanta Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tierrasanta Library
Room: Community Room - Tierrasanta
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Literature
Event Details:
This month's book is The Matriarch: Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty, by Susan Page. As first the wife and then the mother of American presidents, Barbara Bush became an astute and trusted political campaign strategist, invested her...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Take & Make Summer Crafts

11:00am - 12:00pm
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Library Branch: Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Art, IDEA Labs/Makerspaces
Event Details:
Free craft kits for you to take home and make with your little ones. Stop by our library and pick up some craft kits to make at home. Will supplies last. Please call us at 619-527-3405 to reserve and pick up a kit (or two) today! Follow us on Face...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Balance Strong

12:00pm - 1:00pm
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:
Learn leg strengthening exercises to help your balance & posture. Chairs are also available for seated exercises. ...
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Silver Chair Yoga

12:15pm - 1:15pm
Linda Vista Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Linda Vista Library
Room: Meeting Room - Linda Vista
Age Group: Older Adults
Program Type: Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
Chair yoga is a general term for practices that modify yoga poses so that they can be done while seated in a chair. The chair helps eliminate strain on your joints while increasing stability & balance. As you move & breathe through the yoga p...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Library Book Club

12:30pm - 2:00pm
San Carlos Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: San Carlos Library
Room: Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Educational
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.

Pen to Paper Writing Group

1:00pm - 2:00pm
La Jolla/Riford Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: La Jolla/Riford Library
Room: Seminar Room - La Jolla/Riford
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Ready to fire up your writing, jump start a novel, or just keep the ideas flowing? Join us for a weekly drop-in writing group. This fun group will write to a prompt and then read our work aloud (there is no pressure to read). Open to the public....
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Mah Jong Club

2:00pm - 4:30pm
Carmel Valley Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Carmel Valley Library
Room: Community Room - Carmel Valley
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
We host both American and Chinese Mah Jong. No instruction provided so players must know how to play the game. Adults only. Please bring your own Mah Jong tiles.  ...
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.

Game Time!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Clairemont Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Clairemont Library
Room: Children's Area - Clairemont
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
Thursdays are game days at the Clairemont Library! Play board games like: Candyland · Chutes & Ladders · Battleship · Monopoly · Yahtzee · Sorry · Jigsaw puzzles and more!   ...
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Children's Arts & Crafts

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clairemont Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Clairemont Library
Room: Children's Area - Clairemont
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Join us at Clairemont for crafts and fun! Fun crafts for the whole family - anything from pencil toppers to bookmarks to decorations. All ages are welcome. Younger children may need assistance from parents. ...
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.
This event is in the "Emerging Adults (18-25)" group.

Gamers: Level UP!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
College-Rolando Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: College-Rolando Library
Room: Community Room - College-Rolando
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25)
Program Type: Featured, Art, Educational, Wellness
Event Details:
Calling all Gamers! Join us as we play Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and more! We may even host a few tournaments with prizes! ...
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.

Kids Craft Time

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Logan Heights Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Logan Heights Library
Room: Children's Area - Logan Heights
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Art, Community Engagement
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.

Paws to Read

4:00pm - 5:00pm
San Carlos Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: San Carlos Library
Room: Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Educational, Literature
Event Details:
Read to a real dog!  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 provided by Love on a Leash, a foundation for...
This event is in the "Pre-readers (3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Process Art

4:00pm - 5:00pm
San Carlos Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: San Carlos Library
Room: Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Event Details:
Drop in and create art together! Early childhood experts agree that artwork by young children is about the doing—not the result.  In this class, kids can experiment with various art supplies and mediums, and grown-ups can get simple art ideas to...
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

STEAM Thursdays

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Rancho Bernardo Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Rancho Bernardo Library
Room: Frank Lenfesty Seminar Room - Rancho Bernardo
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Science/STEAM
Event Details:
Join us for fun and educational STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) activities on the second Thursday of the month! For kids ages 7-12 years.  ...
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.

Back 2 School Bingo

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Skyline Hills Library
Library Branch: Skyline Hills Library
Room: Multipurpose Room - Skyline Hills
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
Summer is coming to an end and we want to encourage kids to get excited about getting back into the classroom! Back 2 School Bingo is going to be so much fun. We’ll have fun music and even better prizes. Ages 6-16 are welcome to join us for a fun pac...
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.

D&D After Dark

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Central Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Discovery Corner - Denny Sanford Children's Library
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Featured
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
D&D After Dark - a Roleplaying Game Program for Adults! Evil Threatens! The World Needs Heroes! Time to Step Up! Come play Dungeons and Dragons and other roleplaying games at the San Diego Public Library! Beginners and new players a...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Downtown Reads Book Club

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Central Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Mary Hollis Clark Conference Center
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Community Engagement, Literature
Event Details:
Exploring the world one book at a time! Looking for a great and exciting book club?  Join the Central Library's Downtown Reads book club and travel the world with us through the reading of fun and compelling books.  We read a mix of...