Address: 8405 New Salem Street, San Diego, CA 92126, (858) 538-8165
Online calendar: sandiego.librarymarket.com
Library Closure: September 2 for Labor Day
NEW PROGRAMS AND SPECIAL EVENTS:
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Free Citizenship Class returns on Tuesday, September 3. You can begin the class any time during the semester. Register in class or call 619-388-1800 for registration information. Instructors suggest taking citizenship classes before you send your application for naturalization. At this class you will: Practice for naturalization interview; learn the 100 questions asked at the interview; and improve English listening, speaking, reading and writing.
Craft Circle Café
Every Monday at 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
If you like DIY craft projects AND socializing with other crafters please join us for Craft Circle Cafe. Bring your own project – scrapbooking, needlework, knitting, coloring or work on the project being presented. Drop in for a short time or stay the entire time. Plenty of table space and some materials/supplies will also be available. Want to learn something new? Create family photo albums? Make a special card for someone? Someone will be available to offer suggestions and assistance.
Tech Teachings: Learn the Basics About Computers
Every Monday from September to November, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Tech Teaching returns Monday, September 9th. Join us for a free program that meets once a week for 1 hour at the library’s Computer Lab. The program will go over the basics on how to use a computer in a fun and easy-to-learn environment. Space is limited. Sign up for each session at the reference desk or call 858-538-8165. Below is a list of topics for September’s program:
September 9:Basics of a Computer
September 16:Microsoft Word Part 1
September 23:Microsoft Word Part 2
September 30:Microsoft Excel Part 1
Literature Comes to Life Storytime
Thursday, September 12 at 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Watch a popular children’s bookcome to life as members of the audience don amazing costumes and act out the story as it is told by a master storyteller! No registration required! All ages are welcome.
One Book One San Diego: Children’s Storytime
Thursday, September 26 at 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Join us for a special storytime on this year’s One Book One San Diego selection, Dreamersby Yuyi Morales. No registration required.
Program Your Future: Introduction to Front End Web Technologies
Sunday, September 29 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
This is the first session of a series of workshops on Sundays from September 2019 to May 2020 at the Mira Mesa Library. This program is for students 9th-12thgrade and their parents. Students will receive instruction from local industry experts using UC San Diego Extension curriculum. This educational approach provides students with the foundational skillset required for professional opportunities, internships and collegiate pursuits-whatever their goals may be. Students need to complete all three courses to earn certificate.
- INTRODUCTION TO FRONT END TECHNOLOGIES
- HTML5 AND CSS
Registration required by September 29, 2019!
Register here: https://www.sandiego.gov/librarynextand click on the “Program Your Future” tab.
CHILDREN & TEEN ON-GOING PROGRAMS:
Arts and Crafts
Every Monday at 4:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.
Arts and crafts for children 5 and up. Materials provided. No registration required.
Children’s Origami Art
First Wednesdays at 4:30p.m. – 5:30p.m.
Create origami art with Ms. Willow at the Children’s Area. No registration required. Materials provided.
Goodnight Moon Pajama Storytime
First and Third Wednesdays at 6p.m. – 6:30p.m.
Show up in your paja.m.as for stories and a relaxing time with “furry friends” (stuffed animals) in the Children’s Story Time Area!
Academic Enrichment/Homework Assistance
Every Wednesday at 6:00p.m. – 7:30p.m.
Academic Enrichment/Homework Assistance returns Wednesday, September 4th. Speak to our homework coaches about helping your child complete their homework and improve their academic skills in math, reading, writing, and science! Free academic enrichment for students 1st-10th grade. Students must be 7 years or older. No registration necessary. This progra.m. is located at the Teen Area and facilitated by college students and post-college volunteers.
First and Third Thursdays at 10:30a.m. – 11:30a.m.
Join us for Chinese songs, stories and playtime. For toddlers and preschool age children.
Every Thursday at 3:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.
Learn how to play or develop your strategies. All ages and skills are welcome. No registration required. Game materials provided.
Every Friday at 3:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.
Do you have what it takes to be a Lego Builder? Join us for open Lego time on Friday afternoons and let your creativity flow.
Paws to Read
First, Third, and Fifth Saturdays at 1:00p.m. – 2:00p.m.
Children are invited to read to certified therapy dogs to build reading confidence at the Entrance Patio.
Hindi Story Time
Second Saturday at 10:30a.m. – 11:30a.m.
Enjoy stories, music, and crafts in Hindi.
McAllister Free Housing and Shelter Information
Wednesday, September 4that 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Funded by the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency, the McAlister Institute provides free housing and shelter assistance information. The information is presented in front of the library at a resource table with a representative available to assist you. Assistance is provided to people looking for Housing and/or Shelter information, Volunteer/Employment Referrals, Drug and/or Alcohol Recovery Programs, and other valuable community resources.
Fundamentals of Art for Adults and Seniors
First Wednesdays, 4p.m.-5p.m.
Leo Angelo Reyes is a local artist from Mira Mesa. In this class, you will learn the fundamentals of art and create your own masterpieces. Space is limited. Online registration is required at sandiego.librarymarket.com/events/funda.m.entals-art-11. Materials are provided.
Mira Mesa Town Council Meeting
Monday, September 9that 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
The Mira Mesa Town Council meets on the first Monday of every month with two exceptions: no meeting in July; and the second Monday if the first Monday is a holiday.
Mira Mesa Community Plan Update Subcommittee Meeting
Every third Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m. – 6:45p.m. (except as noted)
The group meets the third Monday of every month at 5:30 p.m.
Mira Mesa Community Planning Group
Every third Monday of the month at 7:00p.m. – 9:00p.m. (except as noted)
The group meets the third Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m.
Fundamentals of Art for Adults and Seniors
First Wednesdays, 4p.m.-5p.m.
Leo Angelo Reyes is a local artist from Mira Mesa. In this class, you will learn the fundamentals of art and create your own masterpieces. Space is limited. Online registration is required at sandiego.librarymarket.com/fundamentals-art-1. Materials are provided.
Quilling with Mona
Friday, September 20 at 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Learn the beautiful paper-craft technique of Quilling and create unique works of art at the library’s Seminar Room. All materials provided. Adults 18 and over only; for their safety, no children are allowed.
Fourth Thursday at 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.
Bring your genealogy questions to Kathy and she can help you get started! This program takes place by the table next to the Reference Desk.
Banned Book Club
Last Tuesday of the Month from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
September 24: Annual Title Selection Meeting
Do you enjoy reading and talking about books? The Mira Mesa Library’s Banned Book Club, a book group with a “freedom to read” theme, focuses on books and authors that have been banned or challenged worldwide over the years, as well as other thought-provoking titles. All are welcome, “regulars” as well as “drop-ins” for a particular book! For more information, email book group facilitator Pam Stevens, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call the Mira Mesa Branch Library, 858-538-8165.