North Library on Judicial: Event Highlights December and January

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Libraries Closed January 1 and January 19. All San Diego Public Library locations will be closed on Friday, January 1 to observe New Year’s Day and Tuesday, January 19 to observe Martin Luther King Day. 


Courtesy of Michelle Ruiz, Branch Manager, North University Community Library, 8820 Judicial Drive, San Diego CA 92122 – 858.581.9637

Events for Adults and Seniors

North Library on JudicialSmall 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, Thursdays at 4:00 PM through December 17; Fridays at 2:00 PM beginning in January, 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.

Wine Seminar, Wednesday, December 2 at 6:00 PM. Wine expert Bill Curtis will demystify fine wine. He will share what questions to ask in a wine shop, and what to ask servers when ordering wine in a restaurant.

Knitters’ Circle, Thursday, December 3 & 17; January 7 & 21 at 1:00 PM. Yarn enthusiasts at all skill levels are welcome. Basic instruction is available.

♫ ♫ ♫ Holiday Celebration with music by Pisco Violins, Sunday, December 13 at 2:00 PM. Enjoy a violin concert from Flavia and Ayrton Pisco, with refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the North University Community Library. ♫ ♫ ♫

Page Turners Book Club, Wednesday, December 9 at 5:30 PM; January 13 at 5:30 PM. December’s title is The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown; January title TBA

Cinema Café, Wednesday, December 16 & January 20 at 6:00 PM. Enjoy refreshments while watching a thought-provoking film. Title TBA. Please inquire with library staff for further details.

Events for Children and Families

Babies and Books, Mondays at 9:45 AM. This lap-sit storytime 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.

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

Arts & Crafts, Saturdays at 1:00 PM. Let your creativity run wild with a fun craft activity! Children under 8 welcome with an adult or older sibling.

Yoga Storytime, Monday, December 7 & 21; January 4 & 18 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, December 8 and January 12 10 at 3:00 PM. Science-based educational activities geared to students in grades K-3.

Paws to Read, Monday, November  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.

Story Times

Chinese – Mondays at 11:30 AM.

Hebrew – Thursdays at 9:45 AM.

English – Thursdays at 10:30 AM.

French – Thursdays at 11:15 AM.

Russian – Fridays at 10:15 AM.

Sign Language – Thursday, December 10 & January 14 at 12 noon

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