Alzheimer’s caregiver seminar and discussion group
Saturday, March 21, 1 – 2:30 p.m.
KUSI News reporter and contributor to “Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer’s & Other Dementias,” Kristen Cusato will lead this roundtable discussion of tips, advice and more for caregivers.
Assemblymember Weber’s mobile office
Tuesday, March 16, 6 – 8 p.m.
Connect with Assemblymember Shirley Weber’s staff here in your community, get help with any problems you are having with public agencies, ask questions about legislation and learn about state and local services. Issues that staff can assist with include renter’s and homeowner’s assistance programs, property tax issues, consumer complaints, unemployment and disability insurance. No need to make an appointment; just stop in.
“Ask the Lawyer” free legal clinic
First Tuesday of the month, 6 to 7 p.m.
Join attorney Mark Miller the first Tuesday of every month to talk about your legal issues and learn about your options. No appointment is necessary; just show up with your questions.
Baby signs storytime
Second and fourth Mondays, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Parents often wonder, “What is my baby thinking?” There is a way to find out: Teaching your baby some basic signs using American Sign Language will fill the gap. Communication is said to be the foundation of a solid relationship; learning to sign with your baby will build that bond early and provide you a bridge from infancy to childhood.
Third Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.
Call the library at 858-573-5007 for more information on the latest book.
Film forum: “Calvary”
Wednesday, March 25, 6 p.m.
Free screening of this 2004 part-comedy, part-drama, starring Chris O’Dowd and Kelly Reilly, followed by discussion.
Friends of the Library meeting
March 18, 6 p.m.
Monthly meeting of the group.
Second and fourth Wednesdays, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Bring your own knit or crochet project to work on while spending time with others who share your talent.
Paws for Reading
Second and fourth Mondays, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
New readers can get some valuable practice time with a very non-judgmental certified therapy dog, courtesy of the nonprofit Love on a Leash. Try out those longer words — dogs don’t care if you get them wrong. They just want to hear you read.
Preschool storytime and craft
Thursdays, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Preschoolers are invited to a storytime, then a fun craft.
Stay Strange presents: “I Eat People – Children’s Monster Art”
Through March 31
The art show is on display through the end of March and features paintings, drawings, video, music and more.
Sumi-E art class
Wednesdays, 2:30 to 5 p.m.
Learn the classical Japanese style of ink and brush.
Tuesdays through April 14, 1 – 7 p.m.
The library in conjunction with SAY San Diego presents weekly clinics for low-income residents. Reservations are required. Call SAY San Diego at 858-565-4148 ext. 280.
Fridays, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Storytime designed for toddlers, featuring songs, rhymes, and finger plays.
“What is a Book?” art exhibit
Through Tuesday, March 31
Work by several local book artists will be on display at the library. The exhibit is curated by Rene Gehr, an art history professor at City College and employee of the San Diego Public Library.
Yoga for adults and teens
Tuesdays, 6 to 7 p.m.
Are you looking for a workout program that’s easy to learn, requires little or no equipment and soothes your soul while toning your body? If strengthening your cardiovascular system, toning and stretching your muscles and improving your mental fitness are on your to-do list, then yoga is for you.
Yoga for Kids
First and third Mondays, 1 to 2 p.m.
Kids will learn how to calm and quiet themselves, develop strong and healthy bodies and set a foundation for lifelong well-being in a relaxed and fun environment.
Mondays, 4 to 5 p.m.
Join the Zumba craze. Find out what makes this fun workout such a hit. A towel and bottled water are recommended for Zumba sessions.
Fridays, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Zumba Gold is a lower impact version of our Zumba Basic class on Mondays, but just as fun. The moves have been carefully designed to be easy to follow by participants of any size or age.
Note: The library will be closed on March 31 in observance of the Cesar Chavez Holiday.