Library Services for Older Adults
San Diego Public Library values our older patrons and is proud to provide a place to gather and socialize with community members of all ages. The library regularly hosts programming tailored to the needs of older patrons and provides a wealth of resources on healthy and happy aging.
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 | 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Paradise Hills Library
Friday, March 15, 2024 | 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library
Wednesday, March 2024 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Oak Park Library
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 | 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Rancho Bernardo Library
Participate in a group training class where you will practice your sensory-motor skills, balance, coordination, processing skills, and more to enhance your cognitive, physical, social, and emotional wellbeing through an integrated proven approach.
Do you feel constantly overwhelmed or stressed? This workshop will help you understand what’s happening in the brain to cause excessive worry. A Cognitive Coach from Brain Balance will help you practice ways to manage your anxiety. Participants will work on a creative project as part of this workshop.
This workshop is designed for adults ages 18 and up. No reservations are required.
Bring a mat and towel to enjoy a calming and gentle yoga experience.
No registration necessary.
Presented by Healthy Adventures.
At the Genetic Genealogy Roundtable, topics discussed may include the following, plus any questions attendees may have for the group, or experiences participants may want to share with community members: What will I learn if I take a DNA test? How do I interpret the ethnicity estimates of a DNA test?
I thought my ancestors were from somewhere other than what the DNA estimates suggest! Am I really related to all these people listed as DNA matches? What does it mean if a cousin is “once removed”?
All are welcome, from newbies to long time researchers!
Family, friends and care-givers across all generations can enjoy stimulating conversations & quality time with these fun, take-home games! Find the following at each branch, and more!
Conversation Card Games
Available in a "Hobbies" or "Jobs" category. Each game ignites lively conversation and debate around each category. This game challenges players to share differences, commonalities, and opinions.
Available in a "Remember the 1950s" or "Remember the 1960s" kit. Each kit includes a DVD that brings together a collection of everything from that decade, photo cards, & booklets featuring highlights of each decade.
Set of Six Decade Rewinds
Includes six, time capsule booklets highlighting the best from the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, & 2000s. Featuring vintage color ads & decade stats about sports, news, music, movies & more!
A stimulating, people-centered board game that's been tested and proven to stimulate, entertain and promote communication. Enjoy quality time with family, friends and care-givers across all generations!
- Oliver McMillan I CAN! Center
The I CAN! Center at the Central Library has assistive technology available onsite for patrons to use. I CAN also offers limited Homebound Services and Library-by-Mail programs.
- AgeWell Services
San Diego City Parks and Recreation offers social events, free lunch, fitness classes, and more for older residents through AgeWell services.
- San Diego County Aging & Independence Services
Find resources on meals, mental health, financial/legal & health insurance services for older adults living in San Diego County.
- Access 4 All Tech Training
Learn how to best use your computer, phone, and other technology to connect with family, friends, and resources with free tech training and assistance through the San Diego Futures Foundation.
- Digital Navigator Program
Get help with basic tech support, low cost computers, free or low-cost internet subscriptions, and online programs to access education, housing assistance, and more by scheduling an appointment with a Digital Navigator or calling the toll-free helpline at 1-800-350-6945
- Senior Food Program
Find monthly supplemental food packages for income-eligible senior citizens (60+) at over 70 distribution sites throughout San Diego County.
- Lost Memories/Recuerdos Perdidos
Recuerdos Perdidos is a telenovela produced by Alzheimer’s Los Angeles that informs families and caregivers about Dementia, making families feel less alone and more aware.
- Alzheimers San Diego
Resources, events, and support for people living with Alzheimer’s and their loved ones.
- Career Pathways- Get Set Up
Live online classes on technology use, hobbies, and wellness.