Carmel Valley Library Corner

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By Julie Wong

Contributor

FREE TAX PREPARATION AND FILING SERVICE FOR SENIORS 60 YEARS AND OLDER, LOW INCOME TAXPAYERS

Every Friday through April 15, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

AARP volunteers will provide free tax filing services for seniors and low income tax payers under $60,000 income per year. AARP Tax Aide Program will help residents in the area file their taxes or have their tax related questions answered free of charge. Appointments are required by calling (858) 509-2587. Please bring in a copy of your 2009 Tax Return and 2010 Tax Documents at the appointed time.

SAN DIEGO WIND SYMPHONY

Wednesday, March 30 @ 7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Classical and Jazz Music

From the Alto Saxphone Duet and Trumpet Quintet group. This is a free program and no registration required.

AFTERNOON STORY TIME

Every Tuesday @ 4 p.m.

Mr. Ted and Ms. Lana will entertain with stories, songs, and live music.

INFANT /TODDLER STORY TIME (Infants – Toddlers)

Every Friday @ 10 a.m.

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME (3 – 5 years old)

Every Friday @ 11 a.m.

Story time lasts for about 30 minutes and it includes stories, songs, fingerplays and a coloring page.

FREE TUTORING FOR K-12TH GRADERS

Every Tuesday @ 6 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Need help with homework assignments, test preparations, reading skills, or other school related learning? Call the library or visit the main desk to reserve your spot for a free, one on one tutoring session. It starts at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 7:45 p.m. Tutors are from READ and Volunteer San Diego.

YOGA CLASS FOR SENIORS

Every Wednesday @ 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

This is a free program for seniors only. Instructors are from Silver Age Yoga. Every class utilizes chairs but please bring your own exercise mat if desired. No reservations required.

ESL CLASS FOR ADULTS

Every Thursday @ 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

This class is taught by an instructor from San Dieguito Adult School. This program is for adults only who are English Language Learners. Participants must have basic ability to speak and understand English. New members can sign-up at any class.

FREE SATURDAY TUTORING FOR K-6TH GRADERS

High school students will help K-6th graders with homework assignments and reading skills in the Young Adult Area at 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. No registration necessary.

CHESS CLUB

This is a free program that is held on the Children’s Patio of the Carmel Valley Branch Library on Saturdays from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. It is open to all players of all levels. No reservations required.

FUTURE ENGINEERS AND ARCHITECTS OF TOMORROW (FEAT)

Thursday, March 10 @ 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students. No registration is required and the class will be limited to 15 participants.

LEGO BUILDER CLUB

Friday, March 18 @ 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

This is a free program for ages 6-12. No registration required and limit of 40 participants. Legos contain small objects and parent supervision is recommended.

AFTERNOON CRAFT TIME FOR PREK-6TH GRADERS

Wednesday, March 23 @ 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

This is a free program for PreK-6th graders and no registration is required The class will be limited to 40 participants.

TEEN BOOK CLUB

Wednesday, March 23 @ 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

New members welcome and should register at the discussion. For children in grades, 6, 7 and 8. The group will discuss “Horns and Wrinkles,” by Joseph Helgerson.

CITIZENSHIP CLASS FOR ADULTS

Saturday, March 26 @ 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

This is a free program and the class will teach you to fill out your citizenship application. The instructor is from San Dieguito Adult School. New members can sign-up at any class. No reservations required.

Library Hours are Tuesday and Wednesday, 12:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Thursday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. and CLOSED Sunday and Monday. Our bookdrop will be open at all times.

The Carmel Valley Library is a branch of the San Diego Public Library. The library is located at 3919 Townsgate Drive, directly behind the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Plaza. Our phone number is (858) 552-1668 and our Web Catalog address is http://

sandiego.gov/public-library/

   
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