North University Community Library announces May 2017 programs

Courtesy of North University Community Library, 8820 Judicial Drive, 858-581-9637, 

Events for Adults/Seniors

Hatha Yoga. Mondays at 12:00 noon. This Hatha Yoga class uses postures and stretches in combination with the breath to increase flexibility and relaxation. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat or floor towel.

Advanced ESL. Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m. Free ESL Class for Advanced level learners.

Gentle Yoga. Fridays at 10:00 a.m. Learn basic yoga techniques, perfect for beginners, expectant mothers, seniors and persons with disabilities. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat or floor towel.

Intermediate ESL. Fridays at 12:00 noon. Free ESL Class for Intermediate level learners.

Knitters’ Circle. Thursday, May 4 & 18 at 1:00 p.m. All yarn enthusiasts are welcome.

Small Business Assistance. Wednesday, May 9 & 23 at 11:30 a.m. Dr. Adolpho Sanchez offers help in navigating the process to starting a business. Appointments available by calling the library.

Job Help Assistance. Wednesday, May 9 & 23 at 3:30 pm. Dr. Adolpho Sanchez offers help with resume writing and job searching. Appointments available by calling the library.

Page Turners Book Club. Wednesday, May 10 at 6:00 p.m. Page Turners will be discussing Bossypants by Tina Fey.

Fiction Fanatics Book Club. Saturday, May 13 at 10:00 a.m. Fiction Fanatics will be discussing Second Chance by Danielle Steel.

Meditate with Meeta. Sundays, May 14 & 28 at 12 noon. Guided meditation followed by tea.

Cinema Café. Wednesday, May 17 at 6:00 pm. Enjoy refreshments while watching and discussing a thought-provoking movie. Please call the library for the month’s selected feature.

A Cup of Creation: Art Classes for Adults. Sunday, May 21 at 1:00 pm. Each class will utilize a different art technique to inspire the creation of unique pieces. Participants are asked to bring a small sketchbook to class; all other supplies provided.

Events for Children/Families

Babies and Books. Mondays at 10:00 a.m.; Friday May 5 & 19 at 10:00 a.m. This lap-sit storytime will introduce a love for books by using song, movement, rhythm and rhyme. Recommended age: Birth – 2 years.

Music and Movement. Mondays at 11:00 a.m. at the Nobel Recreation Center. Sing, Dance and Play! Children enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor skills and increase independence.

Homework Helpers. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:00 p.m. Homework help for students in grades K-6.

Kids’ Art Studio. Wednesdays at 12:00 noon. A fun art project every week! No registration required. Recommended for grades K-6.

Preschool Storytime. Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. (no storytime May 4). Stories and songs in English promote early literacy skills.

Fun with French. Thursdays at 11:15 a.m. Explore the French language through song in this bilingual program.

Russian Handwriting Class. Saturdays at 12:00 noon. Learn to write typing and classic Russian scripts.

LEGO Club. Tuesday, May 2 & 16 at 3:00 p.m. Make new friends and build amazing creations every week.

Yoga Storytime. Monday, May 8 & 22 at 10:30 a.m.

Stretch both your body and your mind in this unique program that combines stories, songs and simple yoga poses. Families enjoy healthy fun and bonding. Please bring your own mat.

STEAM2 Academy. Tuesday, May 9 at 3:00 p.m. This month’s theme is the Science of Fairy Tales.

Sign Language Storytime. Thursday, May 10 at 12 noon. Baby Sign Language Basics author, Monta Z. Briant puts on a super-fun sign language performance for babies through preschoolers. Includes songs, fingerplays, books, fun toys and props, and bubbles!

Paws to Read. Monday, May 15 at 4:30 p.m. Practice reading out loud to a furry friend! Certified therapy dogs provided by Love on a Leash, San Diego Central Chapter.

Sol e Mar. Saturday, May 20 at 10:30 a.m. The diverse cultures of Brazil are showcased by the music of Sol e Mar. This trio of musicians showcases the African-influenced rhythms of Brazil and Cuba in a highly interactive and engaging program.

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Contact the Library to confirm schedule.

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Notes: Many thanks to the Friends of the Library for their generous sponsorship. You, too, can be a Friend; ask at the Check Out Desk. Please call the library to confirm any given program and holiday hours. Changes are rare, but may occur.


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