North University Community Library announces March 2019 events and programs

There’s so much to do and experience at our community libraries; it’s not just about checking out books. In March, “Check out” these many free programs and events at North University Community Library, 8820 Judicial Drive:

March Special Events

  • Free Health Workshop: Suicide Prevention presented by Sharp HealthCare, Tuesday, March 19 at 3:30 p.m. Learn about the warning signs and symptoms related to suicidal thinking in this free workshop led by a Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital clinician, who will share resources on how to engage in a meaningful discussion about suicide with friends, family and loved ones. District 1 Council President Pro Tem Barbara Bry is a proud supporter of this workshop.
  • Library Closed: Sunday/Monday March 31/April 1, CLOSED in observance of Cesar Chavez’s Birthday. Book drops remain open.

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, March 7 & 21 at 1:00 p.m. All yarn enthusiasts are welcome.
  • Fiction Fanatics Book Club, Saturday, March 9 at 10:00 a.m. Title to be discussed is The Dinner by Herman Koch
  • Guided Meditation, Sunday, March 10 & 24 at 12:30 p.m. Guided meditation followed by tea.
  • Book Lovers Book Club, Monday, March 11 at 3:00 p.m. Title to be discussed is Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan
  • A Cup of Creation: Art Classes for Adults, Sunday, March 10 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 (no storytime on March 28). 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, Select Saturdays at 11:00 a.m., please refer to online calendar. Ms. Nancy sings, dances, and reads books in Chinese and English.
  • Yoga Storytime, Friday, March 8 & 22 at 11:00 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.
  • Tiny Tots PJ Storytime, Tuesday, March 11 & 25 at 6:30 p.m. A fun evening storytime with music.

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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