Events

Thursday, May 25

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Advising Program

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Advising Program 8am

SJPL Works is invited to join the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Advising Program! HPE Advising offers social entrepreneurs, small businesses, and...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Online Webinar  

Limited space, please register in advance :)

ESL Class Level 3 Low Intermediate Real Talk 1

ESL Class Level 3 Low Intermediate Real Talk 1 10am

In this class students will watch selected videos and with a partner ldiscuss the following: · Find the topic/ theme · Preview and predict · Understand...

Seven Trees Branch Library, FLC Room  
YMCA Early Learning Readiness Program

YMCA Early Learning Readiness Program 10am

The East Valley Family YMCA partners with SJPL to offer a free ongoing preschool & play program for registered children and parents at Hillview Branch...

Hillview Branch Library, Community Room  
Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play 10:30am

Babies and toddlers learn and grow with new experiences. Enhance their brainpower by engaging them with new sights, sounds, movement, and interaction with...

Cambrian Branch Library, Community Room  
Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play 10:30am

Babies and toddlers learn and grow with new experiences. Enhance their brainpower by engaging them with new sights, sounds, movement, and interaction with...

Alum Rock Branch Library  
Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play 10:30am

Babies and toddlers learn and grow with new experiences. Enhance their brainpower by engaging them with new sights, sounds, movement, and interaction with...

Almaden Branch Library, children's room  
Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play 10:30am

Babies and toddlers learn and grow with new experiences. Enhance their brainpower by engaging them with new sights, sounds, movement, and interaction with...

Santa Teresa Branch Library, Children's Area  
Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play 10:30am

For children from birth up to age 2 and their parents/caregivers. Babies and toddlers learn with new experiences. Enhance their brainpower by engaging them...

Bascom Branch Library  
FULL CLASSES_Free ESL Classes / NO HAY CUPO_Clases gratuitas de inglés

FULL CLASSES_Free ESL Classes / NO HAY... 10:30am

Classes: January 9th through May 30th 2017 Occurring on Tuesdays and Thursdays on a weekly basis. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Practice speaking and...

Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Family Learning Center Classroom  
Inclusive Storytime and Stay and Play

Inclusive Storytime and Stay and Play 10:30am

A storytime for children from 3-8, including children with special needs. Afterwards, parents can chat as their children play with our stay and play toys!

Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room  
One on One Computer Assistance

One on One Computer Assistance 10:30am

Schedule a 30 minute one-on-one session with our computer mentors. Sign-ups can be done in-person at the Rose Garden Branch Library or over the phone during...

Rose Garden Branch Library, Teen Room  
Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play 10:30am

Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills. Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to...

Hillview Branch Library  
Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play 10:30am

Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills. Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to...

Willow Glen Branch Library, Community Room  
Baby Lapsit Storytime

Baby Lapsit Storytime 11am

Babies, 0 to 12 months, and their caregivers are invited to join us for 20 minutes of songs, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and stories. Parents and children...

Educational Park Branch Library, Children's area  
Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play 11am

For children from birth up to age 3 (0-36 mos.) and their parents/caregivers. Babies and toddlers learn with new experiences. Enhance their brainpower by...

Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room  
Bilingual Storytime / Hora de cuentos bilingüe

Bilingual Storytime / Hora de cuentos bilingüe 11am

Come join and enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and reading. Sharing the...

Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Children's Area  
ESL Conversation Club - Beginning level

ESL Conversation Club - Beginning level 11am

English as a Second Language (ESL) Beginning Level creates a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to develop Basic Literacy...

Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room  
Music For Kids

Music For Kids 11am

Enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well as language ability in your child. These are...

Alviso Branch Library  
Preschool Storytime and Stay and Play

Preschool Storytime and Stay and Play 11am

Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills. Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to...

Berryessa Branch Library  
Reading to Children

Reading to Children 11am

Our trained volunteer reads to children in the Children’s Area! Children enjoy one-on-one interaction with the reader, and they can choose the stories they...

Village Square Branch Library, Children's Area  
Toddler Storytime & Stay and Play

Toddler Storytime & Stay and Play 11am

Toddlers start building skills needed to learn and succeed in school in a fun way. Through music and movement activities and the fun of books, they discover...

West Valley Branch Library, Community Room  
Yoga

Yoga 11am

Looking for a yoga class? Come join us at the Village Square Library for a yoga class delivered by a certified instructor. Dress comfortably. Drop-ins are...

Village Square Branch Library, Community Room  
Baby Lapsit Storytime

Baby Lapsit Storytime 11:30am

Babies learn and grow with new experiences. Enhance your baby’s brainpower and engage your little one with new sights, sounds and movement through books,...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room  
Children's Discovery Museum Bilingual Spanish-English Storytime

Children's Discovery Museum Bilingual... 11:30am

4th Thursday of the Month Join us for a special Spanish/English bilingual storytime presented by the Children's Discovery Museum. This collaborative program...

Tully Community Branch Library, Children's area  
Preschool Storytime and Stay and Play

Preschool Storytime and Stay and Play 11:30am

Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills. Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to...

Tully Community Branch Library, Children Area  
Tiempo Para Mi ~ Grupo Para Mujeres * Time For Me ~ Women's Group

Tiempo Para Mi ~ Grupo Para Mujeres * Time For... 11:30am

¡Venga y acompáñenos para este nuevo programa! Este es un grupo en español para mujeres para que aprendan acerca de los programas y recursos que ofrecemos...

Hillview Branch Library, Family Learning Center Classroom  
ESL Class Level  (Pronunciation)

ESL Class Level (Pronunciation) 12pm

This class will help Advanced level students in their spoken English through interactive activities. Improve fluency and strenghthen vocabulary. · Learn...

Seven Trees Branch Library, FLC Room  
Inclusive Storytime and Stay & Play

Inclusive Storytime and Stay & Play 12:30pm

A storytime for children from 3-8, including children with special needs. Afterwards, parents can chat as their children play with our stay and play toys!

Seven Trees Branch Library, Children Area  
Mixed Level Beginning/Intermediate ESL Class

Mixed Level Beginning/Intermediate ESL Class 12:30pm

Students will develop skill-building in: reading, writing, listening, speaking, grammar, pronunciation and English skills needed to obtain and maintain jobs,...

East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Family Learning Center  
Reading to Children

Reading to Children 12:30pm

Miss Stephanie reads to children in the Doris Dillon Reading Room. Children enjoy one-on-one interaction with her, and they can choose the stories they wish...

Almaden Branch Library, Children's Picture Book Area  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 1pm

English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs create a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to practice their English...

Vineland Branch Library, Commmunity Room  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 1pm

English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs create a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to practice their English...

Almaden Branch Library  
Full Bloom Book Club

Full Bloom Book Club 1pm

Please join us for an interesting afternoon of literary discussion. All are welcome! Here is our current reading list: February: Conclave by Robert...

Rose Garden Branch Library, Group Study Room  
Migration Map (Mapa de Migración)

Migration Map (Mapa de Migración) 1pm

At the Alum Rock library, we celebrate our diverse experiences and cultures! Come to the library and add your migration path to our map. While you're here,...

Alum Rock Branch Library, Marketplace  
Reading to Children

Reading to Children 2pm

Let your children listen to stories read by our volunteer in the Children’s Area of the library. No appointment is necessary — just drop in!

Seven Trees Branch Library, Children Area  
Homework Center

Homework Center 2:15pm

Free homework tutoring is offered in English and Spanish for grades K-12. Parent must register the child at first session.

Alviso Branch Library  
Homework Coach

Homework Coach 2:30pm

Students in grades K-12 can get help with their homework, or guidance in improving their math and reading skills.

Joyce Ellington Branch Library  
Inclusive Storytime and Stay & Play

Inclusive Storytime and Stay & Play 2:30pm

All children ages 3-8 and their families are invited to participate in this lively and interactive monthly storytime. Children with varying learning styles...

Joyce Ellington Branch Library  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 3pm

English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs create a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to practice their English...

Willow Glen Branch Library, Group Study Room  
Math Tutoring for 4th to 12th grade students

Math Tutoring for 4th to 12th grade students 3pm

Professor Mordekhay will tutor you in Math (including Algebra, Geometry, and Test Preparation). This is not a drop in class; sign-ups are required. Please...

Bascom Branch Library, Group Study Room 1  
Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

Survive a Zombie Apocalypse 3pm

Youth ages 8-12 are invited to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse. Participants will work in groups using creativity and problem solving skills on one of several...

Hillview Branch Library  
Tech Tutor for Seniors

Tech Tutor for Seniors 3pm

Get individualized help and instruction on basic computer and eBook use. Our volunteer Swathi from Teach Seniors Technology is here to help! Pre-registration...

Cambrian Branch Library, Internet Cafe, Computer 13  
Conversation Café - Japanese

Conversation Café - Japanese 3:30pm

Japanese - Conversation Café FREE - Beginning, Basic Conversational Language LearningSix Weeks - 1 hour/weekBecome A Bridge Builder To The WorldCommunicate...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Rm 390  
Level 3 ABC & 123 English Class

Level 3 ABC & 123 English Class 3:30pm

For adults who have very limited or no English at all. Students will learn to identify, recite, and write the 26 letters of the alphabet. Learn to write...

Seven Trees Branch Library, FLC Room  
teensReach

teensReach 3:30pm

This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18 meets biweekly. Get involved, earn volunteer hours and be a leader in the library. For more...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ  
Anime Club

Anime Club 4pm

Are you crazy about anime and can't get enough of it? Then come join the Berryessa Anime Club! We’ll watch current & older anime series and discuss related...

Berryessa Branch Library, Teen Room  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 4pm

English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs create a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to practice their English...

West Valley Branch Library  
High School Math Tutor

High School Math Tutor 4pm

Need help figuring out a tricky math problem? Drop by our expert math tutor's table with your toughest math questions for some homework and study help.

Santa Teresa Branch Library, Main Floor  
Homework Club

Homework Club 4pm

Need help with your homework? Volunteer tutors will be available to help K - 8th grade students with their homework after school. Drop-ins are welcome - no...

Village Square Branch Library, Community Room  
One-on-One Computer Help

One-on-One Computer Help 4pm

Drop by the Evergreen Branch Library for one-on-one assistance with basic computer issues. Our Evergreen Tech Mentors are skilled volunteers who can help...

Evergreen Branch Library, Internet Cafe  
Reading to Furry Friends

Reading to Furry Friends 4pm

Children naturally feel comfortable around dogs. By making the most of this relationship, parents and teachers can improve literacy skills and encourage...

Willow Glen Branch Library, Family Place in the Children's Area  
eReader & eBook Helper

eReader & eBook Helper 4pm

Come and have your questions on eBooks and eReaders answered. Bring your own eReaders if desired. We cover: Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Paperwhite, iPAD, Acer...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 392  
eReader & eBook Helper

eReader & eBook Helper 4pm

Come and have your questions on eBooks and eReaders answered. Bring your own eReaders if desired. We cover: Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Paperwhite, iPAD, Acer...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 392  
eReader & eBook Helper

eReader & eBook Helper 4pm

Come and have your questions on eBooks and eReaders answered. Bring your own eReaders if desired. We cover: Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Paperwhite, iPAD, Acer...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 392  
teensReach Meeting

teensReach Meeting 4pm

This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18 meets monthly. Get involved, earn volunteer hours and be a leader in the library. For more...

Joyce Ellington Branch Library  
 Crafts with Akshaya and Jhoanna

Crafts with Akshaya and Jhoanna 4:15pm

We invite children to have fun making crafts with teen volunteers Akshaya and Jhoanna. All materials provided free of charge. No registration is necessary.

Alviso Branch Library  
Basic Resume and Job Search Assistance

Basic Resume and Job Search Assistance 5pm

Join us at the library on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month for help putting together a strong resumé and cover letter, preparing for job...

Alum Rock Branch Library, Family Learning Center Computers  
Conversation Café - Farsi

Conversation Café - Farsi 5pm

Conversation Café - Farsi FREE - Beginning, Basic Conversational Language LearningSix Weeks - 1 hour/weekBecome A Bridge Builder To The WorldCommunicate...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390  
Bilingual Storytime / Hora de cuentos bilingüe

Bilingual Storytime / Hora de cuentos bilingüe 5:30pm

Come join and enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and reading. Sharing the...

East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Children's Room  
Heartfulness Meditation Workshop

Heartfulness Meditation Workshop 5:30pm

Heartfulness Institute is conducting relaxation and meditation classes at the Village Square Library. Heartfulness is a simple and practical way to...

Village Square Branch Library, Group Study Room 2  
Reading to Children with Bascom volunteer Stephanie

Reading to Children with Bascom volunteer... 5:30pm

Bring your children to the Bascom Branch library so that they can listen to books read by our trained volunteer. Reading to children builds vocabulary and...

Bascom Branch Library, Children's Room  
Relax: Finding Skills for Contentment Everyday

Relax: Finding Skills for Contentment Everyday 5:30pm

We welcome you to join us for an hour of relaxation and leave with tools you can use to keep calm and carry on. Our presenters will lead you in practices for...

Rose Garden Branch Library  
May 25th 6 PM - a Girls Who Code  Public Project Demonstration

May 25th 6 PM - a Girls Who Code Public... 6pm

Girls Who Code is a national non-profit, which teaches girls the basics of coding. Two Girls Who Code teens will demonstrate a project they have done as a...

Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room  
Small Business Series:  Business Insurance

Small Business Series: Business Insurance 6:30pm

Session 10: Business Insurance Come learn how to protect your business through customizable insurance that reflects its unique characteristics. Presented...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor - SJPL Works  

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