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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

  • Maryla's Marvelous Masterpieces Display - Hand Knitted Items

    Where: Rancho Peñasquitos

    When: August 18, 2016 / 12:00 AM, October 13, 2016 / 12:00 AM

    Knitting enthusiasts and everyone will be amazed by Maryla Fitch's hand knitted sweaters and scarves! Located in the display windows on the south wall of… Read More

  • Intersecting Lines: The 11th Biannual Drawing Show

    Where: Central Library / Art Gallery 9th Floor

    When: September 24, 2016 / 12:00 PM, November 27, 2016 / 4:00 PM

    The Central Library is pleased to present Intersecting Lines: The 11th Biannual Drawing Show. This exhibition showcases San Diego-based artists applying a… Read More

  • Teen Read Week Short Story Contest

    Where: Carmel Valley

    When: September 26, 2016 / 9:00 AM, October 10, 2016 / 5:00 PM

    Essay Contest runs from September 26 to October 10th, available to both students in grades 6-8th and 9-12th. Essay narratives should touch on topics such as… Read More

  • Makerspace Craft Station

    Where: University Community

    When: September 29, 2016 / 12:00 AM, September 29, 2016 / 12:00 AM

    A Makerspace Craft Station is available in the Children’s Area with a different craft each week. All week long (Monday - Saturday).

  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Class

    Where: Mira Mesa Library Meeting Room

    When: September 29, 2016 / 9:30 AM, September 29, 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

  • ESL Class

    Where: Carmel Valley

    When: September 29, 2016 / 9:30 AM, September 29, 2016 / 12:45 PM

    ESL class sponsored by Mira Costa College. No registration fee required.

  • Preschool Storytime with Ms Marilyn

    Where: Rancho Peñasquitos

    When: September 29, 2016 / 9:45 AM, September 29, 2016 / 10:15 AM

    Preschool storytime with professional storyteller Marilyn McPhie.

  • Preschool Storytime

    Where: Tierrasanta

    When: September 29, 2016 / 9:45 AM, September 29, 2016 / 10:30 AM

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

  • Once Upon a Storytime

    Where: Scripps Miramar Ranch

    When: September 29, 2016 / 10:00 AM, September 29, 2016 / 10:00 AM

    Join us for stories, songs and fun at storytime!!!

  • Preschool Storytime

    Where: North Park

    When: September 29, 2016 / 10:00 AM, September 29, 2016 / 10:30 AM

    Please join us with your young ones for Preschool Storytime. Songs, stories, movement, and fun!