Del Mar Library hosts Mommy & Me Italian class

Del Mar Branch Library is hosting a free monthly Mommy & Me Italian Class on the fourth Friday of the month at 10:30 a.m. These classes, coordinated by Del Mar mom Nina Nielsen and taught by Dr. Sonia Brighenti, a native Italian speaker and mom, is for children ages 3 to 5. This class is suitable for all ability levels as the student-teacher interactions will be tailored to the individual students in attendance.

Brighenti received her B.A. cum laude from the Catholic University of Italy in 2000, where she specialized in foreign language acquisition and linguistics, studying the English, German and French languages and literatures. She earned a M.A. in 2003 from Boston College in romance languages and literatures. In 2003 she was accepted with a scholarship at Harvard University, where she received her A.M. and Ph.D. in romance languages and literatures, specializing in Italian contemporary female writing.

The Del Mar Branch Library is at 1309 Camino del Mar. For more information, call the Del Mar Branch Library at (858) 755-1666. For information about San Diego County Library and other events, visit