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Library NExT: Admit One-Session One S.A.T. Test Prep

10:00am - 2:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, 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 P...
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.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Paws to Read with Love on a Leash

10:30am - 11:30am
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Children's Area - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Event Details:
Come practice your reading or storytelling skills with Finnegan a certified therapy dog with San Diego Love on a Leash! ...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Sounds of the Rainforest: Making a Manguaré

11:00am - 12:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Program Includes Kit, Educational, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
Learn how the Bora-Huitoto People, one of the many tribes living in the Amazon forest use giant drums to communicate between villages. Pick up your free materials kit* at the library to create your own small drum replica. Then learn to make rhythms a...
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 "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: 30
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.
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.

Copy of Spanish Storytime

10:00am - 11:00am
North Park Library
Library Branch: North Park Library
Room: Children's Area - North Park
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Educational, En Español
Event Details:
Come join us for some fun stories and crafts at our Spanish Storytime, happening every first and third Mondays at 10am!...
This event is in the "Elementary (7-8)" group.
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Virtual Writers' Guild

3:30pm - 4:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Educational
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Want to develop your own voice and style? Need to get those words out of your brain and onto paper? We can help! Writers' Guild is now online through Zoom. Participants will be provided with a welcoming online space to write and expand on t...
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! To access this program, click on the Facebook Gro...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Sounds of the Rainforest: Making a Manguaré

4:00pm - 5:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Program Includes Kit, Educational, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
Learn how the Bora-Huitoto People, one of the many tribes living in the Amazon forest use giant drums to communicate between villages. Pick up your free materials kit* at the library to create your own small drum replica. Then learn to make rhythms a...
This event is in the "Young Adults (13-17)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Art, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Join Comic-con featured artist Vince Alvendia for this comic strip creation course via Zoom! Learn the history of comics and delve into art technique and story creation. Get personalized feedback from the artist as you draw and write. You'll leave th...
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.

Copy of Knit One, Crochet Too

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Oliver McMillan I CAN! Center (1st Floor)
Age Group: Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Art
Event Details:
Beginners always welcome. We supply the materials. Individuals with visual impairment and the hard of hearing are encouraged to attend! ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 76
Event Details:
*You will receive a link to join this virtual event in a reminder email after registering* The 2020-21 edition of the San Diego Poetry Annual features 269 poems by more than 250 poets, including the STEVE KOWIT POETRY PRIZE 2020 honorees, and ma...
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: Featured, Online/Virtual, Films
Event Details:
Sparks fly in the film Love is War as a husband and wife vie for the same gubernatorial seat in the Nigerian state of Ondo. The wife is the better candidate, but the husband is from the state. Can their marriage survive the political battlefield? ...
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.

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Children's Area - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Event Details:
Storytime with music, finger plays, rhymes, and more. ...
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.

E-Source Resource: Database overview for students

2:30pm - 2:45pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
E-SOURCE RESOURCE: BACK2SCHOOL - In this special Back to School video series, we'll be going over some of San Diego Public Library's most helpful online resources available to students from the comfort of your home! These free resources provided can ...
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.

Cowboy Ken - The American Cowboy

3:30pm - 4:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational, Performing Arts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 99
Event Details:
Join Cowboy Ken Live on Zoom to learn about the life and times, the work and past times of one of the most colorful characters to ride onto the pages of American History.  Cowboy Ken highlights the Iconic American image of the American Cowb...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

Book Group: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

4:00pm - 5:00pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Join us via Zoom for the Pacific Beach Library's monthly book discussion! The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek  by Kim Richardson Tucked deep into the woods of Troublesome Creek, Kentucky, in 1936 lives blue-skinned Cussy Carter, the las...

Library NExT: Admit One-Session One S.A.T. Test Prep

10:00am - 2:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Program Type: Online/Virtual, 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 P...
This event is in the "Middle Grades (9-12)" group.

Junior Explorers: Let’s Go to Egypt

11:00am - 12:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Middle Grades (9-12)
Program Type: Featured, Online/Virtual, Program Includes Kit, Educational, Science/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
Have you ever been to Egypt?  Egypt is home to some of the greatest wonders of the world - from the architecture and engineering of pyramids to the art and culture presented by their leaders.  In this workshop you will learn about the legen...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Author of the Month:

2:00pm - 3:30pm
SDPL Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: SDPL Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Local Author, Community Engagement, Literature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
Join us as we welcome San Diego notable authors in the literary community. Information and program content can be made available in alternative formats upon request. To request disability-related modifications or accommodations, ple...
This event is in the "Older Adults" group.

SRCA 50 Plus

2:30pm - 5:30pm
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Room: Community Room - Scripps Miramar Ranch
Age Group: Older Adults
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
TBA ...
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...
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: La Jolla/Riford Library
Age Group: Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Community Engagement, Educational
Event Details:
**THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM** Join us to learn more about Chinese culture and learn Chinese in fun ways!  All free, no skills required, no age limitation, everyone is welcome. Invite your family and friends! For more information,...

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...