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Carlsbad News

Carlsbad News

See Carlsbad City Manager May 4, 2021 http://www.thevistapress.com/129936-2/



Virtual Genealogy Programs
Join us for free genealogy webinars presented in partnership with the North San Diego County Genealogical Society. Learn more about our free genealogy programs and resources available from home.

Virtual Intermediate GenealogyThe age of immigrationTuesday, May 11, 10 a.m., free

Join Tom Cousineau for an in-depth look at immigration to the U.S. from Europe, 1830 to 1930. Explore how ethnic immigration patterns, main U.S. immigration ports, changes in U.S. immigration laws and the evolution of ships and passenger manifest documents shapes genealogical research.More information and registration

Virtual DNA Interest Group Practical genetic genealogy & endogamy: Making sense of your DNA matches when they don’t really make sense Saturday, May 15, 1 p.m., free

Does your family tree look like tumbleweed? Do you have thousands upon thousands of DNA matches that make no sense? Dr. Adina Newman will share tips and techniques for untangling endogamous populations with several examples focused on Ashkenazi Jewish DNA.More information and registration

Virtual Book Clubs

Want to connect with other readers? Try one of our free virtual book clubs. You’ll have the opportunity to connect with new people, experience great literature and engage in interesting discussions. Email librarian@carlsbadca.gov to register. See below for dates and times:
Monday evening book clubMay 24, 7 p.m. American Pastoral by Philip Roth
Tuesday evening book clubMay 4, 7 p.m. Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell
First Wednesday book clubMay 5, 2 p.m .Circe by Madeline Miller
Thursday afternoon book clubMay 13, 2 p.m. My Own Words by Ruth Bader Ginsberg
Club de lectura en EspañolMay 18, 10 a.m. Un Hombre llamado Ove by Fredrik Backman
Club de lectura en Español vespertinoMay 6, 6 p.m. El tren de los huérfanos by Christina Baker Kline

Book And DVD Recommendations

Need reading recommendations? We’ve got you covered! Check out our staff recommendations:
BiographyRainbow Warriorby Gilbert Baker
DVDsAnimal Kingdom Season 1
FictionKlara and the Sunby Kazuo Ishiguro
RomanceThe Right Swipeby Alisha Rai
Science FictionPolaris Rising by Jessie Mihalik
Looking for a new series?Try A Court of Thorns and Rosesby Sarah J. Maas

Explore Gale Courses
Did you know you can enroll in free online courses with your Carlsbad City Library card? Gale Courses allows you to take real classes and learn about social media, novel writing, gardening, cooking and so much more. At the end of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion. Visit our eResources page to explore more free online resources available with your library card. Here are some courses that our librarians recommend:

Blogging and podcasting for beginners:Learn how to create your very own blog and podcast using the tools that you already have available on your computer.

How to get started in game development:Take steps toward a new career in game development by building a foundation to design games in a wide variety of genres for different audiences and platforms.

New Video Content Coming to OverDrive/Libby (Serra Digital Download Library)
Beginning May 18, fans of The Great Courses videos will be able to discover and access them through the Libby app, OverDrive website and OverDrive app. Check out a Great Courses title and enjoy a week of unlimited access to “a world of knowledge designed to expand your horizons, deepen your understanding, and foster epiphanies.” Get started at https://serra.overdrive.com.

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

Beginning May 10, all Carlsbad City Library locations are expanding hours:
Georgina Cole LibraryMonday and Wednesday10 a.m. – 7 p.m. (previously 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)Saturday10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Carlsbad City Library on Dove Lane and Library Learning CenterTuesday and Thursday10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
*Curbside pick-up hours will be offered Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at all library locations

Carlsbad City Library
760-602-2049
1775 Dove Lane
Carlsbad, CA 92011
Georgina Cole Library
760-434-2870
1250 Carlsbad Village Dr
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Library Learning Center
760-931-4500
3368 Eureka Place
Carlsbad, CA 92008

City of Carlsbad | 1200 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008

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City of Carlsbad | 1200 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Carlsbad City Library
760-602-2049
1775 Dove Lane
Carlsbad, CA 92011
Georgina Cole Library
760-434-2870
1250 Carlsbad Village Dr
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Library Learning Center
760-931-4500
3368 Eureka Place
Carlsbad, CA 92008
City of Carlsbad | 1200 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008


4 Comments

  1. Jeanette Chaffee says:

    I want to submit information about my upcoming Author Talk at the Vista Library.

    What’s your email please?

    Thank you!

      • Author Talk with Jeanette Chaffee
        Join Jeanette Chaffee as she discusses her book Extravagant Graces: 23 Inspiring Stories of Facing Impossible Odds.
        Chaffee shares her survival of a midair explosion of a terrorist bomb less than fourteen feet from her. She also talks about her exclusive interviews of the personal difficulties and tragedies of famous people such as Donnie Dee, Steve Arterburn and Elisabeth Elliot who have had life-changing encounters with God.
        Jeanette has appeared on 20/20, CBS Evening News with Dan Rather, The 700 Club, and 100 Huntley Street. She has been quoted in The New York Times, USA Today, and Newsweek.
        Books will be available for sale and signing. Learn more at JeanetteChaffee.com
        When: Thursday, Oct. 19, 6-7 p.m.
        Where: Vista Public Library, 700 Eucalyptus Ave.
        Admission: Free. First come, first served.

  2. Joanne Kontic says:

    I would like to help others during the Carona Virus and after by submitting questions to each newsletter. I waa diagnosed with Lupus 2003 and like to share my stories, experience, and educate people about Lupus. I am a life coach and helping other people now on my Facebook page with the same condition I have. If anyone has questions about lupus please submit them and I will answer them from my experience to educate people. I am spreading Lupus awareness.

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