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The San Diego Public Library Virtual Hub is a Facebook group where Library Staff and partnering organizations offer daily virtual programs for all ages including: read alouds, crafts & DIY, booktalks, and more! Access to our library buildings is very limited, but the fun never stops in our virtual club. Join and get access to our growing collection of videos and resources.

Virtual Hub Schedule


10 a.m. SDPL Dance Pants Party | Children

5 p.m. Cooking Around the World | 1st Monday | Adults

5 p.m. Date with Dewey | 3rd Monday | Adults

5 p.m. Sustainable at Home | 3rd Monday | Adults


10 a.m. STEM Stories | Children

2 p.m. Art of Cartooning | Children

5 p.m. Create! Crafts for Adults | Adults


10 a.m. Preschool Storytime | Children

5 p.m. Read More with Trevor | Adults


10 a.m. Toddler Storytime | Children

3:30 p.m. Special Guest Performers | Children

5 p.m. Adult Book Talks | Adults


10 a.m. Bilingual Storytime | Children

5 p.m. Reading Colos Your World | Adult


10 a.m. Create! Crafts for Kids | Children


Summer Special Events

Arty Loon Show with balloons rabbit and male character
Thursday, June 3rd, 2021 @ 3:30 p.m. | Register Here
Join us on Zoom for the Spectacular Arty Loon Show for some awesome virtual fun! Learn some Magic tricks to fool your friends with household items! Witness a classic illusion of making a person float! Play Arty’s funtastic games to win yourself an official Arty Loon Show Magic Kit! Plus much much more! Don’t miss out! Have the whole family join Arty for the Party!

Storyteller Ms. Ina.
Thursday, June 10th, 2021 @ 3:30 p.m. | Register Here
Join us on Zoom for "We're Better Together" with the Sunshine Storyteller, Ms. Ina! Ms. Ina will entertain you with Interactive multi-cultural tales, poetry, songs, and story making activities to tickle young funny bones and excite imaginations. We're Better Together will weave stories and songs of unity and hope from around the world.

Boy in white lab coat looking through a microscope with bookshelves in backgroun
Thursday, June 17th, 2021 @ 3:30 p.m. | Register Here
Join Mad Science for this Summer Reading Program: Reading Colors Your World Special Event. See a spectacular chemical energy display and learn the fundamentals of light. Reveal hidden components of ordinary light using a motorized color wheel.

Pacific Animal Productions staff with a sloth
Thursday, June 24th, 2021 @ 3:30 p.m. | View Live on SDPL Virtual Hub
The Animal Kingdom is full of color! Meet some surprising colorful animals and learn how their color helps them to survive. Animals may include: Macaw or Parrot, Armadillo, Tarantula, Chameleon, Tamandua, Sand Boa or a Tegu Lizard. No registration necessary, just jump on our SDPL Virtual Hub Facebook Group at 3:30 p.m. on June 24th and prepare to be amazed!

Reading Resources

Book Connections logo
Personalize and enjoy digital connections to books for kids and teens.
Bookflix logo
A literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning.
cloudLibrary logo
cloudLibrary allows you to borrow and read a wide array of eBooks from the San Diego Public Library for free.
Comic Plus logo
A collection of more than 20,000 digital comics that are always available. The collection includes popular titles for all ages, such as Avatar: the Last Airbender, and award-winning nonfiction like March and They Called Us Enemy. Video Tutorial: Navigating ComicsPlus
NoveList logo
Find fiction titles for classroom use or reading including picture books; children's chapter books; and young adult titles.
NoveList logo
Guide to suggested reading for all ages with reviews and other features.