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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!

CELEBRATION UNDER THE DOME – Friday, October 7, 2016

Mark your calendar for Friday, October 7 for this evening celebration which features breath-taking views, wonderful food, creative libations and top-notch entertainment. This vibrant, energetic event allows attendees to interact and experience the Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common in multiple 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

To view the full San Diego Public Library Calendar of events click here.


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Library Events

  • Still Life Painting Exhibit

    Where: Linda Vista

    When: February 25, 2016 / 2:00 PM, May 19, 2016 / 2:00 PM

    On view at the library from February 20 to May 23, 2016: Still Life, recent work by Nina M. Straub. The exhibit consists of original paintings by local artist… Read More

  • Portrait of Pomeroy

    Where: Central Library / Art Gallery 9th Floor

    When: March 12, 2016 / 12:00 AM, May 15, 2016 / 12:00 AM

    Walter Pomeroy has single-handedly assembled the most extensive private collection of painting and drawing by local artists of the 1950s and 1960s. Works from… Read More

  • Chinese Brush Art Exhibit

    Where: University Community

    When: May 3, 2016 / 12:00 AM, May 26, 2016 / 12:00 AM

    This exhibit of colorful Chinese brush paintings were done by students of Jean Shen, who has taught workshops and masters classes in brush painting and… Read More

  • Nutrition Basics

    Where: Scripps Miramar Ranch Community Room

    When: May 5, 2016 / 9:30 AM, May 5, 2016 / 1:30 PM

    Class taught by Nanci Schindler from San Diego Community College District. All levels of Skill welcome. There is a “shared food cost” fee of $100.

  • ESL Club

    Where: Scripps Miramar Ranch Community Room

    When: May 5, 2016 / 9:30 AM, May 5, 2016 / 12:30 PM

    Will teach adults listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Adults will learn new vocabulary practice grammar structures, read aloud, and engage in… Read More

  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Class

    Where: Mira Mesa Library Meeting Room

    When: May 5, 2016 / 9:30 AM, May 5, 2016 / 12:30 PM

    Will teach adults listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Adults will learn new vocabulary practice grammar structures, read aloud, and engage in… Read More

  • Qi Gong: Recharging Body & Mind

    Where: La Jolla/Riford

    When: May 5, 2016 / 9:30 AM, May 5, 2016 / 11:30 AM

    Qi Gong (Chi Gong) is a simple method of relaxing and harmonizing the body. These gentle exercises are suitable for and age and health condition.

  • Preschool Storytime

    Where: Tierrasanta

    When: May 5, 2016 / 9:45 AM, May 5, 2016 / 10:15 AM

    Please join us with your young ones for Preschool Storytime on Thursdays @ 9:45 a.m. Songs, stories, movement, and fun!

  • Hebrew Storytime

    Where: North University Community Childrens Story Theater

    When: May 5, 2016 / 9:45 AM, May 5, 2016 / 10:15 AM

    Everyone is welcome for stories and songs in Hebrew!

  • Preschool Storytime with Ms Marilyn

    Where: Rancho Peñasquitos

    When: May 5, 2016 / 9:45 AM, May 5, 2016 / 10:15 AM

    Preschool storytime with professional storyteller Marilyn McPhie.