North University Library on Judicial issues December 2018 program highlights

There’s so much more to do at our community libraries other than checking out books. “Check out” these many free programs and events at North University Community Library, 8820 Judicial Drive:

This month’s Featured Event: 

Rising Up: Exploring Afrofuturism in Black Panther and Civil Right in March, Sunday, December 9 at 1:00 p.m. Join Professor Ajani Brown from San Diego State University as he discusses themes of social justice and Afrofuturism in the 2018 One Book, One San Diego selection March: Book One, by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell, and the Black Panther graphic novels and feature film

Events for Adults/Seniors

  • Chess Club, Mondays at 3:00 p.m. Casual public chess meet open to all ages and skill levels.
  • Knitters’ Circle, Thursday, December 5 & 19 1:00 p.m. All yarn enthusiasts are welcome.
  • Fiction Fanatics Book Club, Saturday, December 8 at 10:00 a.m. Title to be discussed is The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd.
  • Guided Meditation, Sunday, December 9 & 23 at 12:30 p.m. 20 minute guided meditation followed by tea.
  • A Cup of Creation: Art Classes for Adults, Sunday, December 16 at 1:00 p.m. 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. 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.
  • LEGO Club, Thursdays at 3:00 p.m. Make new friends and build amazing creations every week. Recommended for grades K-6
  • Kids’ Art Studio, Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m. A fun art project every week! No registration required. Recommended for grades K-6.
  • Preschool Storytime, Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. 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.
  • Sign Language Storytime, Thursdays 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!
  • Chinese Storytime, Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. Ms. Nancy sings, dances, and reads books in Chinese and English.

Library Holiday Closures; book drops will remain open:

  • Library will be closed December 25 for Christmas Day
  • Library will be closed January 1 for New Year’s Day

Courtesy of North University Community Library, 8820 Judicial Drive, 858-581-9637, sandiego.gov/public-library.

To discover programming throughout the San Diego Public Library system, visit https://www.sandiego.gov/public-library/news-events

For related posts, visit https://www.universitycitynews.org/category/library/ 

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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