North University City Library October Event Highlights, 8820 Judicial Drive


North University City Library October Event Highlights | 8820 Judicial Drive | 858-581-9637 |

Events for Adults/Seniors

Small Business Assistance, Wednesdays at 11:30 AM. Dr. Adolpho Sanchez offers help in navigating the process to starting a business. Appointments available by calling the library.

Job Help Assistance, Wednesdays at 3:30 PM. Dr. Adolpho Sanchez offers help with resume writing and job searching. Appointments available by calling the library.

ESL Conversation, Wednesdays at 5:00 PM. Improve English conversation skills in an informal, small group setting.

Gentle Yoga, Fridays at 10:00 AM. Learn basic yoga techniques, perfect for beginners, expectant mothers, seniors and persons with disabilities. Please bring your own mat.

Knitters’ Circle, Thursday, October 1 and 15 at 1:00 PM. Yarn enthusiasts at all skill levels are welcome. Basic instruction is available.

Neighborhood Watch Meeting, Wednesday, October 7 at 5:30 PM. “How to Make Your Home and Neighborhood Less Attractive to Bad Guys”. Presenters include: Officer Holly Tafoya, SDPD Community Liaison Officer, Barbara Gellman, University City Neighborhood Watch Commander, and Diane Ahern, one of South University City’s Neighborhood Watch Street Captains.

Concert: SWARMIUS, Sunday, October 18 at 3:00 PM. A sonic fusion of classical meets modern hip-hop, House-Lounge-Techno. Fluidly blending electronics and virtuosic acoustic performance, SWARMIUS is simultaneously boundary pushing and intimately connected to the music of our times.

Cinema Café, Wednesday, October 21 at 6:00 pm. Enjoy refreshments while watching a thought-provoking film. Title TBA. Please inquire with library staff for further details.

Page Turners Book Club, Wednesday, October 14 at 5:30 PM. The Book Club will be discussing The Second Machine Age by Eryk Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee.

San Diego Philosophy Forum, Tuesday, October 27 at 6:30 PM. Education Author Bill Madigan will speak on “Embodied Cognition and Epigenetics,” current topics in learning neuroscience.

Events for Children/Families

Babies and Books, Mondays at 9:45 AM. This lap-sit story time will introduce a love for books by using song, movement, rhythm and rhyme. Recommended age: Birth – 2 years.

Homework Help, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:00 PM. Basic homework help for all grades and subjects. For more information please call the library.

*NEW* Kids’ Art Studio, Wednesdays at 1:00 PM. A fun art lesson every week! No registration required. For grades K-6.

Music and Movement, Fridays at 11:30 PM. Sing, Dance and Play! Children enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor skills and increase independence.

Arts & Crafts, Saturdays at 11:30 AM. Let your creativity run wild with a fun craft activity! Children under 8 welcome with an adult or older sibling.

Yoga Storytime, Monday, October 12 and 26 at 10:30 AM. 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.

STEAM 2 Academy, Tuesday, October 13 at 3:00 PM. Science-based educational activities geared to students in grades K-3.

Paws to Read, Monday, October 19 at 4:30 PM. Practice reading out loud to a furry friend! Certified therapy dogs provided by Love on a Leash, San Diego Central Chapter.

Halloween Carnival, Thursday, October 29 at 11:00 AM. Music, treats, carnival games and more! This Carnival is a joint event presented by the North University Community Library and the Nobel Recreation Center.

Story Times

English – Thursdays at 10:30 AM

French – Thursdays at 11:15 AM

Russian – Thursdays, October 1 & 15 at 9:45 AM

Sign Language – Thursday, October 8 at 12 noon

A printable calendar version of these events is available at

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 libraries to confirm any given program. Changes are rare, but may occur.

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