|Friends of the Pacific Beach Library|
|4275 Cass Street, San Diego, CA 92109|
Friends of the Pacific Beach Library
welcome you to the
Earl & Birdie Taylor Library
Pacific Beach Branch
The Friends of the Pacific Beach Library (FOPBL) exists to support the operation of the Pacific Beach/Taylor Branch Library. The Friends, through volunteer services, assists library patrons, hosts special events, operates a used book sale, and provides financial support for acquisitions and community activities.
Chartered under the auspices of the Friends of the San Diego Public Library, the Friends of the Pacific Beach Library is an official §501(c)(3) non-profit, educational organization. As such, donations made to the Friends are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law under Internal Revenue Service tax regulations.
The Friends of the Pacific Beach Library meet on the second Wednesday of the month at 3:00 p.m. in the Library's Meeting Room/Gallery. Meetings are held every month except June, July, August, and December.
Please feel free to explore this web site to learn about the services provided by the Friends and by the Pacific Beach/Taylor Branch Library itself.
THE PACIFIC BEACH LIBRARY
Yes, there's still a little outside work to be done, BUT the Pacific Beach/Taylor Library has fully re-opened to the public, with full services, as of Wednesday, August 1. Welcome back!
Printable Monthly Event Calendar
Multiple versions of a downloadable monthly calendar are available that show all events scheduled to be held at the Pacific Beach Library. The calendars may be viewed, saved on your computer or mobile device, or printed for use throughout the month. Also, for ease of reference, the PDF and JPG versions of the calendar list events categorized by age group and general area of interest. Please click on one of the links below to download or view the calendar. For patrons who prefer a pre-printed calendar on paper, please ask one of the library's staff members to print one out for you when you come to visit the library.
Interested in what's happening at ALL San Diego Public Library branches, including the Central Library? If so, (==> Click Here <==).
Art Exhibition: Peggy Hinaekian
August - September
Peggy Hinaekian has a forty year career as an artist spanning three continents. Desertscapes and Blue Reveries features works on canvas or on paper depicting imaginary desertscapes and ocean views, using acrylic and mixed media, ceramic wall art, and etchings. This exhibition will be on display in the Taylor Gallery/Community Room of the Pacific Beach Library from August through September. An Artists' Reception will be held on Saturday, September 15, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. Light refreshments will be served. Admission is free.
Do Your Homework @ the Library
Free Tutoring Help is available at the Pacific Beach Library for students in grades K-8. Tutoring Help starts Monday, August 27 and continues to early June 2019. Regular hours are:
(==> Click Here <==) for a printable copy of the 2018-2019 Do Your Homework @ the Library calendar.
Friends of the PB Library
Indoor & Outdoor Book Sales
Support your library while shopping for bargain books, DVD movies, audio books, music CDs, and an occasional special treasure.
Pacific Beach/Taylor Branch Library
Get Fit @ Your Library
Tuesday, August 21 (11:30 am - 12:30 pm) - Adults
Learn leg strengthening exercises to help your balance and posture. Chairs are also available for seated exercises. Held every Tuesday at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm.
Tuesday, August 21 (1:00 - 3:00 pm) - Adults
Learn how to knit so that we can KNIT our community together while we work on our own projects. Please bring yarn, needles, and your project and join Eileen Adler on the 3rd Tuesday and the 3rd Saturday of every month.
Pajama Storytime & Craft
Tuesday, August 21 (6:30 - 7:30 pm) - Children
Stories and songs and a craft . . . oh my! Pajama Storytime and Craft is held every Tuesday evening. Recommended for children 3-7. Either pajamas or regular clothes may be worn.
Sign-A-Story Circle Time
Thursday, August 23 (10:30 - 11:00 am) - Children
Monta Briant, local mommy and author of Baby Sign Language Basics and Sign, Sing, and Play will sign stories and lead us in songs, fingerplays, and games and share tips on using sign language as an early communication tool with preverbal babies and toddlers. Sign-A-Story Circle Time is held on the 4th Thursday of every month, except November and December.
Thursday, August 23 (noon - 1:00 pm) - Adults
Seated stretching and joint work to promote muscle development. Seated Strength is held every Thursday.
Monday, August 27 (2:00 - 4:00 pm) - Teens & Adults
We've moved our movies to Mondays at 2pm! On the 2nd Monday we'll show a staff pick, and the film on the 4th Monday will be chosen by customer vote. Come in to help us select which film to show on the library's big screen! On August 27, join us to watch ???. Popcorn will be served.
Science - Technology - Engineering - Art - Mathematics
Wednesday, August 29 (3:00 pm) - Tweens Only!
This is a special opportunity for older kids to enjoy the fun of arts and crafts, find out about some awesome books in the library, and learn a little about science and engineering as well! Recommended for ages 8-13. Art + Science + Books = Fun! STEAM Power is held on the last Wednesday of every month.
Thursday, August 30 (10:30 - 11:00 am) - Children
Stories and songs for preschoolers (ages 2-5).
Friday, August 31 (10:00 am - 3:30 pm) - Adults
Donate blood to give life when the Blood Mobile comes to visit. Walk-ins are welcome, or make an appointment at (==> SanDiegoBloodBank.org/PBLB <==)
Saturday, September 1 (10:30 - 11:30 am) - Children
Kids can improve their literacy skills by reading aloud to certified therapy dogs. Wagging Tales meets on the first Saturday of every month at 10:30 AM, and is held in the Children's Area.
Library Closed for Labor Day
Monday, September 3
The Pacific Beach/Taylor Branch Library, as well as the entire San Diego Public Library system, will be closed in observance of Labor Day. The outside book return will be open for the convenience of patrons who need to return checked-out material to the library.
Book Discussion Group
Wednesday, September 5 (6:30 - 7:45 pm) - Adults
The PB Book Discussion Group welcomes you to join us on the first Wednesday of every month. At September's meeting we will discuss Stoner by John Williams. Copies are available for check-out at the PB Library's Circulation Desk. October's selection will be the One Book, One San Diego selection of the year.
Thursday, September 6
10:30 - 10:55 am (Walkers - 4 years)
With fun poses for parents and kids, Toddler Yoga also includes stories and a bit of singing! Toddler Yoga is held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month. Please bring your own towel or yoga mat.
Thursday, September 6 (11:00 - 11:30 am) - Children
Stories and songs for preschoolers (ages 2-5).
Friday, September 7 (10:00 - 11:00 am) - Adults
Chair Yoga promotes stretching, strengthening and improves balance, increases circulation, enhances mental clarity and provides peace and relaxation. Please wear comfortable clothes; it is best to practice bare-footed or with socks. Chair Yoga is held on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of every month from 10 to 11 AM.
Friends of the Pacific Beach Library
Wednesday, September 12 (3:00 pm) - Adults
The Friends of the Pacific Beach Library meets every month (except July, August and December) in the Library's Meeting Room/Gallery to discuss business, events, and other matters of interest to the FOPBL and to the Pacific Beach Library. Attendance is open to anyone. Drop in and see how you might be able to help support your library!
Thursday, September 13 (10:30 - 11:00 am) - Children
Toddlers will learn basic dance and movement skills, creative expression, coordination, and self-control while dancing to popular children's songs. Dance Party is held on the 2nd Thursday of every month.
Featuring Fun Family Films
Thursday, September 13 (11:00 - 11:30 am) - Children
Join us after Dance Party for a short film on the library's Big Screen! Our Community Room will be transformed into a theater where children are welcome to enjoy films, fun, and friendship together. Baby Blockbusters is held on the 2nd Thursday of every month.
Pacific Beach / Taylor Branch Library
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