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As always, there are a lot of fun, free, informative, engaging programs happening at the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library that are designed for elementary school age children.
Our ongoing weekly programs include:
Mondays at 4 p.m. – “Youth Chess Club.” – Play or learn the game of chess. All levels of experience welcome and all equipment is provided!
Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3-5 p.m. – “Homework Help.” – Teen volunteers are here to help you with a homework problem.
Thursdays at 4 p.m. – “Brain Games.” – Play or learn the game of chess or other board games.
Fridays at 3:30 p.m. – “Chinese Storytime.” – Introduction to Mandarin in a fun format.
1st and 3rd Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. – “Ruff! Ruff! Reading with Finnegan.” – Children can come practice their reading skills with Finnegan the library dog.  He just loves to hear stories!
SRFOL sponsored Thursday Afternoon Kids’ Programs (recommended for ages 4-11):
 November events focus on food and nutrition to help us get ready for the Thanksgiving feast!
-          November 7 at 3 p.m. – “Mission for Nutrition” with Mad Science.  Live experiments and fun demonstrations show how the body uses and breaks down food.
-          November 21 at 3 p.m. – “Growing Food Wild Style” with Pacific Animal Productions.  Be surprised by all the “wild” help it takes to grow our food and see live animals.
December events focus on magic and sweets to help us get ready for holiday traditions and fun!
-          December 5 at 3 p.m. – “Magic Show” with Alakazam.  Come laugh and be amazed by this magical show!
-          December 12 at 3 p.m. – “Making a Gingerbread House.”  This is a limited attendance event.  Please line up and tickets will be handed out.
Sneak peek of 2014 events:
-          January 16 at 3 p.m. – “Whale Is Stuck and The Paper Bag Princess” with Literature Comes to Life.  Celebrate whale watching season by re-enacting Whale Is Stuck and then have the opportunity to dress up as a princess or a dragon for a performance of The Paper Bag Princess.
-          January 30 at 3 p.m. – “A Dragon’s Tale” with the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum.  Experience Chinese New Year with a presentation of interactive storytelling.  Learn about dragons and how the Chinese zodiac came to be!”
Best regards,
Arianne Leigh
Scripps Miramar Ranch Branch Library
10301 Scripps Lake Drive
San Diego, CA 92131-1258
(858) 538-8158