“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think,” Margaret Mead.
Bringing STEAM to San Diego libraries
All it takes is one furry spider in a room full of fourth grade students to show how excited kids can get for science.
On March 2, 2017, the San Diego Public...
Two years ago it was just a fantasy, a wish list of equipment, the dream of a place that teens in Valencia Park could call their own.
On Friday, Jan. 27, that dream came true.
Library staff, community members and donors came together to celebrate the grand opening of the Legler...
One of the most popular programs at the Central Library in Downtown San Diego doesn’t involve a book. In fact, participants don’t even need a library card.
That’s because, on Friday afternoons, the lobby of the library at 330 Park Blvd. is transformed into a chess sanctuary. Players of...
The new Skyline Hills Branch Library replaces a facility built in 1969 with a new building that features modern amenities and technology to serve this diverse and growing community.
In an emotional ceremony at the Central Library, several adults were honored for graduating from high school.
For some, it was a celebration decades in the making. Cindy Juarez dropped out in 10th grade and decided, at the age of 56, it was finally time to get her diploma and advance her...
A pop-up performance surprises library patrons in University City, as Shakespeare takes center stage in San Diego.
It’s all to celebrate a book described as one of the most important pieces of literature. The 1623 First Folio was published just seven years after Shakespeare’s death, which...
Building on the success of his popular Do Your Homework @ The Library program, which has received more than 36,000 student visits, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer joined San Diego Public Library Director Misty Jones to detail a new vision for further re-establishing City libraries as a community hub...
Technology is taking learning to another dimension – inside and outside the classroom.
And it turns out, using augmented reality technology can increase student interest in advanced subjects, helping prepare young people for high-demand jobs of the future. A case study released on...