February 22, 2024

Not all New Yr’s guarantees revolve round shedding pounds and quitting smoking.

As a substitute, why not resolve to learn in 2024 and be part of the annual Winter Studying Problem on the San Diego Public Library?

This yr’s theme is The place We Come From and SDPL encourages readers of all ages to discover the historical past of their household, tradition, id, and group.

“The brand new yr is a good time to choose up a brand new e book or revisit an previous favourite and the San Diego Public Library is able to advocate your subsequent favourite learn,” mentioned Library Director Misty Jones. “For the Winter Studying Problem, SDPL workers has created all kinds of applications to rejoice the distinctive experiences of San Diego’s communities. We encourage San Diegans to go to their native library for cultural storytimes, and crafts and to discover a e book they’ll’t put down.” 

The Winter Studying Problem runs from Jan. 1 to Jan. 31, 2024, and is open to readers of all ages. Members can earn prizes by finishing a mix of 5 books, 5 hours of studying, or literacy-based actions like making a reminiscence e book, visiting an area museum, or writing a poem or story. On completion, readers will likely be eligible for prizes, together with a drawstring backpack, USB flash drive and museum passes.  

Members can register on-line and examine an inventory of advisable books and actions by visiting sandiego.gov/WinterReading. Registration can be accessible in particular person at any SDPL location and individuals can go to the SDPL calendar on-line to search out storytimes and e book discussions close to them. 

As the most important library system within the area, the library serves a inhabitants of greater than 1.4 million individuals. Find out about occasions on the San Diego Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Frequent and 35 group department libraries, discover hyperlinks to applications and assets, or seek for supplies within the on-line catalog at www.sandiegolibrary.org.