You are here:  Home  > 
Warning: Use of undefined constant single - assumed 'single' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /home/customer/www/thevistapress.com/public_html/wp-content/themes/dailypress/include/breadcrumbs.php on line 38

Warning: Use of undefined constant ai1ec_event - assumed 'ai1ec_event' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /home/customer/www/thevistapress.com/public_html/wp-content/themes/dailypress/include/breadcrumbs.php on line 38

Warning: A non-numeric value encountered in /home/customer/www/thevistapress.com/public_html/wp-content/themes/dailypress/include/breadcrumbs.php on line 38

Warning: Use of undefined constant single - assumed 'single' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /home/customer/www/thevistapress.com/public_html/wp-content/themes/dailypress/include/breadcrumbs.php on line 54

Warning: Use of undefined constant ai1ec_event - assumed 'ai1ec_event' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /home/customer/www/thevistapress.com/public_html/wp-content/themes/dailypress/include/breadcrumbs.php on line 54

Warning: A non-numeric value encountered in /home/customer/www/thevistapress.com/public_html/wp-content/themes/dailypress/include/breadcrumbs.php on line 54
Calendar >  Carlsbad City Library

Carlsbad City Library

By   /  September 25, 2023  /  No Comments


September Events at the Library

Good times are in session at the library! We hope to see you soon.

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

Explore thoughtfully curated title recommendations by authors and artists with Latin American heritage.

Click here to visit the Adult Reading Recommendations page for great reads by Latinx Authors.

Click here to visit the Recommended Streaming Page for Hispanic Heritage Month music, movies, comics and more on Hoopla.

National Hispanic Heritage Month: Kanopy

For National Hispanic Heritage Month, Kanopy has curated a collection of films that honor Hispanic heritage while highlighting the representation of this community on screen.

To view these titles with your library card, open Kanopy in your app or web browser.

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!

Whether you’re a seasoned bookworm or a curious learner, a library card unlocks a universe of possibilities for all ages. Dive into captivating novels on Libby, unleash your creativity with Creativebug, embark on a journey of imagination with Hoopla graphic novels and much more with your Carlsbad City Library card.

Get your library card application started online at library.carlsbadca.gov.

Libby link: Serra Cooperative Library System – OverDrive

Creativebug link: Carlsbad City Library | Creativebug

Hoopla link: hoopladigital.com

Library link: Carlsbad City Library, CA | Library (carlsbadca.gov)

eMagazines in Libby and Flipster

Carlsbad City Library

Are you looking for a new eMagazine service?

You can access hundreds of magazine titles in the free Libby app and dozens of full-color, interactive, popular titles in Flipster. There are no holds, checkout periods or limits on the number of issues you can download.

Both are available on the eResources page under Magazines & News and you’ll need your Carlsbad library card to log in. Look for your favorite glossies today!

“Tower Gardening” Workshop:

Led by Master Gardener Jay Klopfenstein

Saturday, Sept. 23, 10 a.m. – noon – Workshop: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Swap crops & socialize before and after

Georgina Cole Library, 1250 Carlsbad Village Drive

As part of our “Grow Your Garden” series, learn new gardening techniques while exchanging succulents, seeds, fruits, vegetables and herbs with your neighbors. No registration required.

Save The Date: Small Business Support Series Value Proposition

Thursday, Oct. 12, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Georgina Cole Library, 1250 Carlsbad Village Drive

This interactive Small Business Support Series will walk attendees through developing their own unique, well-crafted value proposition to increase marketing opportunities and revenues. Registration is free. To sign up, click here. For more information, please email North San Diego SBDC.

Upcoming Author Events:

Jean Kwok Author Event – Friday, Oct. 20, 2:30 p.m.

Carlsbad City Library on Dove Lane, Gowland Meeting Room  1775 Dove Lane

Mark your calendars for Friday, Oct. 20, to hear author Jean Kwok discuss her upcoming title, “The Leftover Woman.” A book signing will take place following the conclusion of the event.

Alka Joshi

Friday, Nov. 3, 12:30 p.m.

Carlsbad City Library on Dove Lane, Schulman Auditorium, 1775 Dove Lane

Join us in the Schulman Auditorium on Friday, Nov. 3 to hear author Alka Joshi discuss her latest release “The Purfumist of Paris.” A book signing will follow the conclusion of the event. For author event details, click here. If you have any questions, email librarian@carlsbadca.gov.

Healthier Living with Chronic Conditions 

Thursdays, Sept. 21 and 28 -10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 

Georgina Cole Library, 1250 Carlsbad Village Drive

If you or someone you care for is dealing with a chronic condition, this workshop is for you! Sessions support the self-management of ongoing health conditions such as arthritis, heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, lung disease and cancer.

Register for this six-week workshop. For more information,

contact 858-495-5500 or email healthierliving.hhsa@sdcounty.ca.gov.

This workshop is offered through a partnership with the County of San Diego Health and Human Services.

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

Every Wednesday and Friday, 8:30 a.m.

Carlsbad City Library on Dove Lane, Wi-Fi Garden, 1775 Dove Lane

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention has been shown to improve balance and mobility and reduce the risk of falls. People of all ability levels are welcome. This class can be conducted from a seated or standing position. No registration necessary. This program is offered at no cost in partnership with Live Well San Diego.

For more information, call 858-495-5500 or email HealthierLiving.HHSA@sdcounty.ca.gov.

Genealogy & Carlsbad History

Georgina Cole Library, 1250 Carlsbad Village Drive

Come visit the Genealogy & Carlsbad History division, located on the mezzanine level of the Cole Library.

Focus On: Find A Grave

Tuesday, Oct. 3 or 17, 2 – 4 p.m.

Carlsbad City Library Learning Center, upstairs computer lab 3368 Eureka Place

Death dates and burial information are an essential part of genealogical research. Learn how to use FindAGrave.com to search for, share and edit the memorials of your ancestors.

Register for a session or visit Genealogy Services for more information.

Genealogy Partnership Programs with the North San Diego County Genealogical Society

Genealogy partnership programs occur monthly and cover various topics, from research tips to DNA testing. Programs are offered in a hybrid format and are free to attend in-person or virtually.

View the genealogy programs calendar for schedule and locations or visit the North San Diego County Genealogical Society website for more information.

Exploration HUB

Carlsbad City Library on Dove Lane, 1775 Dove Lane

Come in and use the Exploration HUB, Carlsbad City Library’s technology lab and makerspace!

Sign up for a free class and try something new. Classes are for patrons 13 and older unless otherwise indicated. 

Photo Scanner Demo Thursday, Sept. 28, 3 – 4 p.m.

Do you have old negatives, photos and slides you would like to digitize? Register for this free demo on how to use the Epson V850 scanner and software. Staff will show you how to reserve the scanner for future dates so you can scan your memories to digital format.

Digital Conversion Demo: VHS tapes, Super 8 and more!

Saturday, Sept. 30, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Register for this free demo and learn how to convert your old VHS tapes, Super 8, mini DV tapes, 8 mm reels and Hi-8 tapes to .mp4 files using various equipment and software. Staff will show you how to reserve the equipment for future dates so you can digitize your memories at your convenience. 

Friends of the Carlsbad Library: Back-to-School Sale Sept. 9 – 30

Children’s materials and teacher resources are on sale at the Dove and Cole Friends Bookstores during regular bookstore hours.

Select from a wide range of books and videos covering preschool through Young Adult. This is an excellent opportunity for teachers to build classroom libraries. Most items are Buy One, Get One Free. Bookstore Boutique materials are not included.

Friends Bookstore, Dove Library – 1775 Dove Lane 442-339-2020

Mondays, 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Tuesdays – Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Friends Bookstore, Cole Library 1250 Carlsbad Village Drive 442-339-2898

Mondays – Fridays, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

We’re here to help

We’re available to answer your questions over the phone, through our chat service or by email during open library hours.

All Carlsbad City Library location hours

Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Carlsbad City Library
1775 Dove Lane
Carlsbad, CA 92011
Georgina Cole Library
1250 Carlsbad Village Dr
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Carlsbad City Library Learning Center
3368 Eureka Place
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Do you want more news like this? We're supported by our subscribers and readers!

About the author


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You might also like...

Annual Commencement Ceremony At Palomar College

Read More →