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Library NExT (Network of Education x Training) is a series of workshops for elementary, middle and high school students on topics including robotics, circuits, Quest for Space: Heat Experiments on the ISS and 64 + other STEAM subjects. Initially started as a pilot program at six San Diego libraries in 2017, it has expanded to 21 locations in 2020 with plans to be offered at all City of San Diego library locations. This San Diego Public Library program is a collaboration with UC San Diego Extension and Sally Ride Science.

Fall 2020 Virtual Library NExT Courses are here! All programs from September 24th through December 19th are online and will have live instruction via Zoom. Registration opens approximately one month prior to the course date. If supplies are needed for a course you will receive an email directing you to a Contactless Pickup Service location to pick up your supplies. Zoom links will be emailed out with a reminder email.

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The Library NExT (Network of Education x Training) program features classes about topics such as robotics, circuits, “messy” science, 3D modeling and college planning. It started as a pilot program in six San Diego libraries in early 2017 and will be expanding to more branches throughout the city. Check out more information about the program and upcoming offerings at

This project is funded in whole or in part with Community Development BlockGrant (CDBG) Program funds provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to the City of San Diego.