Carmel Valley Library offers a variety of events in August, September

By Julie Wong

Every Tuesday @ 4 p.m – 4:30 p.m.

AFTERNOON STORY TIME

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

Every Wednesday @ 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

YOGA CLASS FOR SENIORS

This is program for seniors only that is held in the Community Room of the Carmel Valley Branch Library. Instructors are from Silver Age Yoga. Every class utilizes chairs but please bring your own exercise mat if desired. No reservations required.

Every Friday @ 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

INFANT /TODDLER STORY TIME (Infants – Toddlers)

Every Friday @ 11 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME (3 – 5 years old)

Story time lasts for about 30 minutes and it includes stories, songs, music and fingerplays

Every Saturday @ 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. beginning on Sept. 8

TUTORING FOR K-6TH GRADERS

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

August 9, and Sept. 12, 26 @ 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

AFTERNOON CRAFT TIME FOR PRE K-6TH GRADERS

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

August 3, 17 and Sept. 7, 21 @ 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

LEGO BUILDER CLUB

This is a program for ages 6-12 and will be held in Community Room of the Carmel Valley Branch Library. No registration required and limit of 40 participants. Legos contain small objects and parent’s supervision is recommended.

August 6, 13, 20, 27

CHESS FOR CHILDREN

Come join us at the Carmel Valley Community Room as we play the timeless classic game of chess. Recommended for ages 12 and under.

August 4, 11, 18, @ 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Beginning on September 6, 2012, every Thursday @ 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS OF TOMORROW (SET)

This is a program for 4th - 8th graders with fun science/math games and building projects. No registration required. For questions, contact Michelle @ (858) 248-2167 or by e-mail ccasetclub@gmail.com<mailto:ccasetclub@gmail.com>

August 4 @ 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

COLLEGE WORKSHOP

The College Workshop is a great chance to hear about all the pieces of the puzzle that are the college admission process, from test taking to essay writing to interviewing. Best of all, you will hear it from actual students who have recently gone through the process and gained admission to the schools they desired. Come take the first step to ensuring your spot at one of the top universities in America.

August 6 @ 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

LOGIC AND MEANING: THE SORITES PARADOX

Short-course in Philosophy, offered by Sherri Conklin who has earned her MSC by Research in Philosophy from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Her research focus is Ethics, esp. Moral Psychology and Moral Worth. For ages 16+.

August 8 @ 7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

TEEN CRAFT

Sci-fi Laboratory – Join for an evening of oozy, slimy fun! We’ll learn how to make slippery slime, glow-in-the dark geysers and color-changing crystals.

August 9 @ 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

JEWISH THEMED STORIES AND CRAFT WITH PJ LIBRARY

PJ Library is a Jewish Family Engagement Program with stories and a craft. Everyone is welcome!

August 10, 24 and September 14, 28 @ 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

ARTS & CRAFTS FOR 3RD-8TH GRADERS

Art lessons and the program by Torrey Pines Art Student is designed for 3rd – 8th graders but anyone is welcome to walk-in anytime.

August 13 @ 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

PHILOSOPHY OF MIND: THE TURING TEST

Short-course in Philosophy, offered by Sherri Conklin who has earned her MSC by Research in Philosophy from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Her research focus is Ethics, esp. Moral Psychology and Moral Worth. For ages 16+.

August 14 @ 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

AUTHOR TALK WITH BRYNA KANZLER

Meet Bryna Kranzler, author of award-winning book “The Accidental Anarchist” This is the true story of Jacob Marateck, an Orothodox Jew who was sentenced to death three times in the early 1900s – and lived to tell about it. He also happened to have been the author’s grandfather. The darkly humorous, historical biography is based on Marateck’s diaries.

August 21 @ 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN DAILY LIFE THROUGH MEDIATION

An introductory session with Barbara Coffey of the National Conflict Resolution Center

Find out how adults and teens can solve conflicts and come to mutual agreement without going to court.

August 22 @ 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

END OF SUMMER PARTY

4 p.m – The Reflections Choir will sing an original song, “Making a Difference.”

A friend of Oprah Winfrey, Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah will be presenting his inspirational message of overcoming one’s disability and believing in yourself.

4:30 p.m. - Games, Crafts, refreshments and announcement of Raffle Prize winners.

August 22 @ 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

TEEN BOOK CLUB

For children in grades 7th – 12th grades. Please note: This session will be the meeting where the entire group votes for the new 2012-2013 schedule. Participants can bring book suggestions to recommend. New members are welcome and should register at the voting session. Voting will promptly start @ 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Carmel Valley Branch Library.

KAPLAN’S FREE SAT/COMBO PRACTICE TEST

Saturday, August 25 @ 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

(Sign up at www.kaptest.com/practicetest<https://www.kaptest.com/practicetest>)

Kaplan’s FREE SAT/ACT combo practice test is a great way for students to try out both of the most important College entrance exams at one time. This is a full length four hour test which combines key elements from both exams so students can test drive both exams at once.

Students should sign up on the www.kaptest.com/practicetest<https://www.kaptest.com/practicetest> website, and then join us at the Carmel Valley Library on Saturday. August 25 at 9:30 a..m. – 2:00 p.m. to experience the thrill of testing their knowledge on these two important pieces of the college entrance puzzle. Students should bring #2 pencils and a calculator! These Students and their parents should also join us on Tuesday, September 11 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. to receive the results of their practice tests, discuss ways to improve their scores, and learn Kaplan test strategies!

September 4 @ 6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

ROAD SCHOLAR PROGRAM FOR 50+

Jill Swaim of the “Road Scholar Program” presents an introduction to lifelong learning and travel experiences for people age 50 and older. Learn how seniors combine travel and education to destinations in the United States and abroad. The Road Scholar Program was founded as Elderhostel 35 years ago.

The Friends of the Carmel Valley Library Bookstore carries books, audio visual items, and assorted treasures for library lovers on sale during regular library hours. All proceeds from the bookstore benefit the library and money raised by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library are eligible for matching funds from the City of San Diego. Our thanks to you!

Library hours are Monday, 12:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., 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. Our book drop 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 Town Center. Our phone number is (858) 552-1668 and our Web Catalog address is https://sandiego.gov/public-library/


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