Special One Day Workshop: Kids! San Diego Poetry

Students will be instructed how to create a poem. Poems will be published in the 2017 Kids! San Diego Poetry Annual. Students and family will be invited to a free annual reading in December to celebrate the poets.

  1. Free snack

  2. All writing materials supplied

  3. Register online at ksdpa.com

  4. Class Limited to 20 students -- sign up now!

Workshop facilitator: poet Jim Moreno, Regional Editor, the San Diego Poetry Annual

Thursday, August 24, 2017

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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This Just In

I'm pleased to tell you that Manuel Oncina, an architect working with the builders, is scheduled to give an illustrated presentation at our September 7 meeting. So please make a special effort to attend if you want to see and hear more about the new branch. 

- Phyllis

Demolition Started on New Branch!

San Diego Union Tribune article on Craftsman-style Mission Hills-Hillcrest library starts construction dated 07/31/17

San Diego Union Tribune Library Article

You can also find information about this project at the San Diego City Capital Improvement Project website.

The Project ID is S130s2:


Baby Story Time

Please join us for Baby Storytime! Introduce your baby to reading with books, song, rhythms, and finger plays designed especially for them. It’s fun for pre-walking babies and their parents/grandparents/caregivers. Twenty minutes of playtime will be held immediately after.

2nd Thursday of every month

10:30 am

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Read to Therapy Dogs at the Mission Hills-Hillcrest Branch Library!

Kids are invited to read to Boo Boo and friends from the Love on a Leash organization. Therapy dogs help create a relaxed, comfortable, and safe environment as kids practice their reading skills.

1st and 4th Saturday of every month


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