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Event Calendar

There’s always something stimulating going on at the San Diego Public Library Foundation and San Diego Public Library System. With 37 libraries throughout the city area, there are lots of locations and ways for you to get involved. Just toggle through our calendar below for featured  events along with a compiled list of upcoming events throughout the Library System. We look forward to seeing you!


Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 3 for this evening celebration which features breath-taking views, wonder food, creative libations and top-notch entertainment. This vibrant, energetic event allows attendees to interact and export the Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common on three literary-themed levels. The event supports all 36 San Diego Public Library locations. Tickets to this event will be on sale shortly. Click here for more information

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Library Events

  • [UN]BOUND: Artists’ Books from the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library

    Where: Central Library / Art Gallery 9th Floor

    When: January 31, 2015 / 12:00 PM, May 31, 2015 / 4:00 PM

    The San Diego Public Library is pleased to partner with the Athenaeum Music and Arts Library in the presentation of [UN]BOUND: Artists’ Books from the… Read More

  • Secrets Of Art Glass Revealed 2

    Where: Point Loma/Hervey Community Room

    When: April 30, 2015 / 12:00 AM, June 30, 2015 / 12:00 AM

    This educational exhibit focuses on several art glass techniques including fused, blown, flame worked, cast, cold worked, mosaic, dichroic & image… Read More

  • Coastal Artists Exhibit at Carmel Valley Branch Library

    Where: Carmel Valley

    When: May 1, 2015 / 3:00 PM, June 30, 2015 / 8:00 PM

    Coastal Artists presents "Spring ArtFling" at the Carmel Valley Branch Library daily from May 1 through June 30. Art will be displayed throughout the library.… Read More

  • Art Exhibition: Action Sports

    Where: Pacific Beach/Taylor

    When: May 9, 2015 / 12:00 AM, July 25, 2015 / 12:00 AM

    In "Action Sports" Mike Halem features athletes competing in a variety of sports. Layers of hazy paint washes are used to emphasize intense emotions and the… Read More

  • Craft Circle

    Where: San Carlos

    When: May 25, 2015 / 1:00 AM, May 25, 2015 / 5:00 AM

    Share ideas and improve your skills or maybe even learn how to do a craft!

  • Tai Chi Chuan

    Where: San Carlos

    When: May 25, 2015 / 9:30 AM, May 25, 2015 / 10:30 AM

    Movements improve strength, balance, coordination, lowering stress hormones, and enhances cardiovascular health.

  • Adult ESL Class

    Where: Logan Heights Cultural Room

    When: May 25, 2015 / 10:00 AM, May 25, 2015 / 12:00 PM

    ESL classes for adults will be lead by instructor: Whitney Couillard. Registration is required. Please call library to register or you can also register in… Read More

  • Easy eReader

    Where: San Carlos

    When: May 25, 2015 / 10:00 AM, May 25, 2015 / 11:00 AM

    Bring in your eReader, tablet or smartphone and our staff will guide you in downloading SDPL's free eBooks and eAudiobooks

  • Stretch and Tone Class

    Where: San Carlos

    When: May 25, 2015 / 11:00 AM, May 25, 2015 / 12:00 PM

    Look fit and feel healthy at this class. Stretching is important to prevent injuries and keep your joints running smoothy. Build long and lean muscles with… Read More

  • Signing Story Time

    Where: College-Rolando

    When: May 25, 2015 / 12:00 PM, May 25, 2015 / 12:45 PM

    Weekly baby signing with stories, sing-a-longs, and bubble time to strengthen your bond with your child