Events

Thursday, April 26

Spring Break! TeenHQ Bingo

Pick up a Bingo card at TeenHQ and win by checking out game systems, using the makerspace, and taking part in TeenHQ programs! Choose a book from the TeenHQ...

Water the Flowers in Spring and Summer

To keep the flowers and plants healthy where you live remember to water them whenever they need it. Or you can simply press the “Water the flowers” button...

eBook Help

Get hands-on help with borrowing and downloading FREE library eBooks and eAudiobooks to your Kindle, Nook, iPad or other eReading device. You are welcome to...

Citizenship Classes For Seniors Taught in Vietnamese

Citizenship Classes For Seniors Taught in Vietnamese A citizenship class for senior, ESL Vietnamese speakers who want to learn U.S. history & civics, in...

ESL Class - Beginner level

Through a partnership with East Side Adult Education, Alum Rock Library's ESL Class provides English language learners practice with reading, writing and...

CLASS FULL -Familias Resilientes (Familias con bebés 0-3 años)

La clase está actualmente llena y no puede aceptar más participantes! Acompáñanos en el programa Familias Resilientes (con bebés 0 - 3 años) y al movimiento...

ESL Class Level 3 Low Intermediate Reading & Vocabulary Practice Makes Perfect

Prepare and practive on the most current model test.focus on Listening using audio CD and discussionHandouts provided to practice comprehensionBreak away...

ESL Conversation Club - Beginner

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

Nana y Yo - YMCA Early Learning Readiness Program

ATTENTION: As of 1/19/18 the program at Hillview Branch Library is full at this time but you can still register for the wait list. Please contact Yessalin...

One-On-One Computer Help

Do you have questions about using a computer? Do you want to learn how to set up an email account, surf the web or do something else on the computer? One...

Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

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

Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

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

Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

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

Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

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

Cinco de Mayo: Book & Craft

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and Mexican culture at your local library. Learn about the history of Cinco de Mayo and then stay for a reading of the award wining...

ESL Class for High-Beginners / Clase de Ingles para principiantes de nivel alto

Improve your English conversation! This class will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays, January 9 — May 29, 2018. Basic Requirements: · Must be at least 18 years...

Fiesta Dance Party

Come celebrate El Dia de los Niños/El Día de los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day) with your friends at the library! We will tango, salsa, read, and play.......

Inclusive Storytime and Stay and Play

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!

One on One Computer Assistance

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...

PlaneTree Health Library One-On-One health search assistance

Looking for reliable help to research health information? Are you interested in learning about free health resources? A PlaneTree Librarian will be...

Preschool Lab: Magnets

Magnets are fun to play with for all ages! After a brief magnetic-themed storytime, children will explore a variety of basic magnet activity stations....

Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

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

Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

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

Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

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

Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

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

Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

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

Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

Who Should Attend: For children from birth up to age 3 (0-36 mos.) and their parents/caregivers. What To Expect: Babies and toddlers learn with new...

Clase de ciudadania en español para personas mayor de 50 años

Prepárese para el examen de Ciudadanía de los Estados Unidos a través de las 100 preguntas de civismo proporcionadas por el USCIS. ¡También tendrá la...

ESL Conversation Class

Expand your English language skills with a casual volunteer-led ESL class offered at Santa Teresa Branch Library. Students will work on exercises during...

ESL Conversation Club

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

Four Forgotten Local Legends

Learn more about four California Poets in honor of National Poetry Month. Ina Coolbrith, Edwin Markham, Bret Harte and Edith Daley are highlighted. For the...

Inclusive Storytime and Stay & Play

All children and their families are invited to participate in this lively and interactive monthly story time. Children with all learning styles and abilities...

Online Self Defense FOR SENIORS

We all learn at an early age how to stay safe. We lock our doors, don't talk to strangers, and stay aware of our surroundings. Join us to learn how to be...

Preschool Lab: Magnets

Magnets are fun to play with for all ages! After a brief magnetic-themed storytime, children will explore a variety of basic magnet activity stations....

Preschool Storytime and Stay and Play

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

Toddler Storytime & Stay and Play

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...

Yoga

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...

Art and Library History Tour: Drop-in's Welcome

Did you know that the Dr. Martin Luther King has 33 permanent art installations incorporated into the walls, shelves and ceiling? Each is designed and...

Baby Lapsit Storytime

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,...

Children's Discovery Museum Bilingual Spanish-English Storytime

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

Preschool Storytime and Stay and Play

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

Tiempo Para Mi ~ Grupo Para Mujeres * Time For Me ~ Women's Group

¡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...

Community Conversation

We want to hear from you! Join us for a conversation. This conversation is a chance for us to better understand your aspirations for the community, the...

ESL Class Level 3- Low Intermediate Pronunciation IPA Guide

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

Beginner/Intermediate ESL Class

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

Inclusive Storytime and Stay & Play

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!

Reading to Children

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...

ESL Conversation Club

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

ESL Conversation Club

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

French Conversation Club

Focus on speaking and learning French phrases for social interaction. Learn common greetings, classroom expressions, skills for daily living. It is...

Full Bloom Book Club

Please join us for an interesting afternoon of literary discussion. All are welcome! We meet every 4th Thursday of the month at 1:00pm. Here is our current...

Is Homeschooling For You?

Educational choices for your children abound in the Bay Area, and many families find that homeschooling, or a combination of homeschooling and more...

Grow A Plant for Seniors

Time to grow plants! Join us to grow a plant in a container. This program is designed for seniors. Free. No registration required.

Game Day

School age children are invitied to participate in this fun after school program happening every Thursday. Play table tennis, test out your Wii skills,...

Reading to Children

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!

Weekly Information Table: Seven Trees Community Center

Learn information about various community events and register for adult, kid and youth classes, programs, seminars and more to be held this spring and summer...

Free Afternoon Snacks * Programa Gratuito de Bocadillos

Children ages 18 and younger are eligible to join us at Educational Park Branch Library for FREE delicious, nutritious snacks! Niños de 18 años de edad o...

Homework Center with Miss Veronica

Need help with your homework? Miss Veronica is available to help K - 12th grade students with their homework after school. Pre-registration is required....

STEM for kids

Join us for hands-on fun! This family-oriented program is designed for children and their caregivers to explore and create together. We will read a story and...

Drop-In Homework Tutoring for Students in Grades K-8

Does your child need help with their homework? Volunteer tutors are available Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays to help students K - 8th grade with their...

ESL Conversation Club

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

Free Afternoon Snacks * Programa Gratuito de Bocadillos

Children ages 18 and younger are eligible to join us at Joyce Ellington Branch Library for FREE delicious, nutritious snacks! Niños de 18 años de edad o...

Math Tutoring (for 4th to 12th graders)

An experienced tutor will assist elementary, middle and high school students with Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus and test preparation (SAT, AST...

Art Enrichment

This free program is offered to families who have children under 6 years of age. This program's main goal is to provide a developmentally appropriate...

ESL Class Referral

Consulting Class level with teacher Cris

Free Afternoon Snacks * Programa Gratuito de Bocadillos

Children ages 17 and younger are eligible to join us at Dr. Roberto Cruz-Alum Rock Library for FREE delicious, nutritious snacks! September 11 thru May 11,...

Homework Club

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...

Individual Computer Help

Schedule a 30 minute one-on-one session for computer tutorials. This program is held every Thursday and is intended for all ages. Sign-ups can be done...

SAT Prep - Math

Five session series to prepare students, ages 13 and up, for all four math content categories covered by the PSAT and SAT tests. Pre-registration is...

CLASS FULL: Creative Writing Workshop for Grades K-8

Get your creative juices flowing in this program for elementary and middle school students! Practice your writing skills in this creative writing workshop...

Chess Club

CANCELLED 04/26/2018 Drop in and play a game of chess at Joyce Ellington Library. Beginning and intermediate level instruction is available. Boards and...

ESL Conversation Club

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

Homework Center for Grades K-6

Need help with your homework? Volunteer tutors will be available to help K-6 students with homework assignments on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday....

Homework Club

Need help with your homework? Volunteer tutors will be available to help K-8 students with homework assignments. Help is on first come first serve . Please...

Homework Club for Grades K-8th

Homework Clubs provide after school support for children in grades K–8. Dedicated coaches are ready to answer questions and help with homework. This program...

Reading Buddies

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Teen volunteers are available to read to children or assist them to read. Program is designed for children grades...

Reading to Children with Ms. Vismaya

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

Reading to Furry Friends

Children, who want to improve their reading skills and get extra reading time, are paired with literacy assistance dogs (and their trainers) from Furry...

SAN JOSE IN FACT AND FICTION - TAKE 2

Celebrating Our City with an Author a Day ... (minus 2 days) April 22 - 28 Celebrate our city and its local authors, who have written about San Jose in...

ESL Conversation Club

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

ESL Conversation Club

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

Resume and Job Search Assistance

Join us at the library for help finding the job of your dreams. Our volunteers, Michelle (2nd Thursday of each month) and Kala (4th Thursday of each month),...

Spanish Conversation Club

This is for ADULT customers who want to learn basic Spanish phrases and conversation. Every Thursday at 5:00pm. No Registration Needed. No class...

U.S. CITIZENSHIP CLASS / CLASE DE CIUDADANIA E.U.

Prepare for the United States Citizenship test by going through the 100 questions provided by the USCIS. The questions will cover: CivicsU.S. History,...

Village Square Chess Club

Learn to play chess at the Village Square Library! Beginners and intermediate level. Registeration is required. Participants may also register at the...

Bilingual Storytime / Hora de cuentos bilingüe

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...

Reading to Children with Bascom volunteer Stephanie

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...

Anxiety and OCD Support Group

Do you suffer from constant worry or obsessive thoughts? Do you feel that anxiety controls your life? This group is a safe, welcoming place for us to help...

Franchising 101: Everything You Need to Know Before Buying a Franchise

With so many different franchises for sale today, figuring out which franchise opportunity is the right business opportunity can be daunting and difficult to...

Pajama Storytime

Come join us for great stories and songs. Wear your most comfortable pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal. All ages are welcome!

Thursday, April 26


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