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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

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Library Events

  • Art Gallery Exhibit, "Print Culture"

    Where: Central Library / Art Gallery 9th Floor

    When: December 10, 2016 / 12:00 PM, February 26, 2017 / 4:00 PM

    "Print Culture" draws attention to the unique creative relationship between the defense industry and San Diego’s community of artists in the 1950s and… Read More

  • 51st Annual Local Author Exhibit

    Where: Central Library

    When: January 29, 2017 / 12:00 AM, February 28, 2017 / 12:00 AM

    In its 51st year, San Diego Public Library's Local Author Exhibit nurtures writers, fosters the pursuit of the writing arts, and creates a great opportunity… Read More

  • Art Exhibition: Art That Tells a Story

    Where: Pacific Beach/Taylor

    When: February 1, 2017 / 12:00 AM, February 28, 2017 / 12:00 AM

    Richard Warner’s oil paintings on Belgian linen feature coastal scenes, figurative work, and portraits from around the world. The Artist’s… Read More

  • Blind Date with a Book

    Where: Carmel Valley

    When: February 1, 2017 / 11:30 AM, February 28, 2017 / 8:00 PM

    This February play literary roulette with "blind-date-with-a-book". Each book will include a review card for teens to review, and when these are returned to… Read More

  • Chess Club

    Where: La Jolla/Riford

    When: February 26, 2017 / 1:00 PM, February 26, 2017 / 2:00 PM

    Hone your chess skills! Drop in and play with other chess enthusiasts.

  • San Diego Folk Song Society

    Where: Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa

    When: February 26, 2017 / 1:30 PM, February 26, 2017 / 3:30 PM

    Join the folk song circle and enjoy free, live music.

  • Do Your Homework @ the Library

    Where: Central Library / Homework Center (2nd Floor)

    When: February 26, 2017 / 2:00 PM, February 26, 2017 / 5:00 PM

    Homework Centers are open free of charge to students and their families in need of homework help. No pre-registration required.

  • Walk-In eReader & Device Help

    Where: Central Library / 222 (Second Floor)

    When: February 26, 2017 / 2:00 PM, February 26, 2017 / 4:00 PM

    Need help using and understanding your mobile technology? Drop-in for assistance with Android and iOS devices including: downloadable books, apps, social… Read More

  • In White America - Staged Reading

    Where: La Jolla/Riford

    When: February 26, 2017 / 2:00 PM, February 26, 2017 / 5:00 PM

    To mark African-American History Month, the La Jolla Theatre Ensemble presents a staged reading of Martin Duberman's "In White America", a documentary play… Read More

  • Ukulele Sing (and Play) Along

    Where: Central Library / Sanford Children's Library (1st floor)

    When: February 26, 2017 / 2:00 PM, February 26, 2017 / 3:00 PM

    Children and parents are encouraged to learn about and listen to the ukulele in this interactive concert event. For families with children of all ages.