Events

Saturday, November 18

NaNoWriMo: National Novel Writing Month

Always wanted to write a novel? Now is your chance. Join us at the library to meet other future authors as we celebrate the NaNoWriMo (National Novel...

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...

Basic 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 a computer? Come for...

Computer Help

Drop-in to learn general computer knowledge and how to use internet, email, Microsoft Word, and online job applications. Volunteers available on Saturdays...

Design & Marketing Help

Come get advice and help from an individual with over 25 years of design experience to help brand and shape your business’s image. Advice ranges from help...

ESL Class Level 2- Grammar-Basic Grammar

Learn to write correctly using grammar rules. · Verbs · Nouns · Pronouns · Adjectives · prepositions Age: 18 yrs and older. Bring pencil, paper,...

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...

Friends Book Sale/ Venta de Libros de Los Amigos de Biblioteca

Come support your Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch by purchasing books and other media items which are donated and gently used like: Books for Children,...

Friends Of The Dr. King Library Book Sale

WHEN? Saturdays– 10am to 5pm, $1 hard covers, $.50 soft coversSundays – 1 pm to 5 pm, $5 a bag day (Friends will provide bags).WHERE? All sales are held...

Friends of the Village Square Library Book Sale

Come browse the Friends of the Village Square Library's Book Sale. Great bargains can be found on gently used books and media. All proceeds support programs...

Friends of the West Valley Branch Library Book Sale!

Our Saturday (10-4pm) and Sunday (12-4pm) Book Sale is where you will discover gently used books, DVDs and much more! West Valley Friends members will have...

Homework Club for Grades K-8

Homework Club provides after-school academic support for children in grades K-8. Dedicated coaches are ready to answer questions and help with homework....

Khmer Language Class

This program is designed to help keep the Cambodian Language and Culture alive in San Jose. All ages are welcome.

Lớp Computer Căn Bản - \Computer Class in Vietnamese

Classes take place every 1st and 3rd Saturdays. Learn how to use a computer and navigate the internet. Receive instruction in a variety of computer...

Mexican Folkloric Dancing Class  / Clase de Baile Folklórico

Come join us to learn Mexican Folkloric Dancing. This class offers an excellent opportunity to learn about the richness of the Mexican culture through...

One on One Computer Help

Do you want to learn how to send emails, search the internet, use Microsoft word to compose a letter or learn other computer basic skills? Join us in the...

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? Come to...

Our City Forest

· Our City Forest teaches communities everything they need to know about growing and caring for our urban forest · Learn about the biology of trees, their...

Read to Thrive 1st and 2nd Grade Book Club

Love to read or just need more practice? Join Read to Thrive’s lively bimonthly book club for readers at the 1st and 2nd grade reading level. Participants...

Reading to Furry Friends

Join us here at the Village Square Branch Library for our Reading to Furry Friends program for children. At this program, we will pair children who want to...

Vietnamese calligraphy class

Lớp học Thư Pháp Chữ Việt giúp khuyến khích cá nhân hiểu biết sâu sắc hơn về thư pháp, lịch sử và các ứng dụng của nó. Không những vậy, thực hành...

Village Square Advanced Chess Club

The Village Square Advanced Chess Club is a weekly chess club for tournament level chess players ages 7 to 15 with USCF rating above 400 or equivalent who...

Yoga Saturday

Please join us for a free Yoga class that is suitable for beginners. Dress comfortably. We have yoga mats to loan you!

ESL Conversation Club

Focus on speaking and learning phrases for social interaction. Learn common greetings, classroom expressions, skills for daily living. Handouts will be...

Family Storytime and Stay & Play

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and...

Family Storytime at Evergreen

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

Free Guitar Practice

Come join Mr. Isidro R. Jimenez at this drop in program and learn how to play guitar or practice with others. All ages welcome. * Must bring your own guitar.

Interested in a Career in Tech?: Project Management

Whether you are building a house, planning a picnic or developing a hi-tech product, there are underlying project management techniques that are common to...

One-on-One Computer Help

Make an appointment for one-on-one assistance with basic computer issues. Our Vineland Tech Mentor is a skilled volunteer who can help you: learn the basics...

Saturday Stories, Songs, and Stuff

Join us for stories, songs, and more every Saturday! Stay & Play will follow.

ESL Conversation Club * ESL Club de Conversación

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

ESL Level 2- Beginning- Reading Quick and Easy English (Listening )

This is for all levels from high beginning to advance level learners who want to improve their listening skills. Class activities: · Listen to audio...

Family Storytime

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and...

Family Storytime and Stay and Play

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and...

Knitting Club

Do you enjoy knitting? Have you always wanted to learn how? Come join our knitting club! It is a great place to see what others are working on, pick up new...

LEGO® Fun

Come with your creativity and imagination! Older children, teens, and adults may want to build using our LEGO® materials.* We also have large DUPLO® blocks...

Mad Science: What do you know about H20?

Everyone wins with this high energy, interactive show that highlights one of our most valuable resources! This event will instill a deep sense of wonder and...

Master Gardeners

Join a Master Gardener every third Saturday of the month to learn how to care for your unique garden! Bring your extra plants and seeds to these meetings to...

Movement & Mindfulness

Join an experienced yoga instructor in a relaxing, beginner-level weekly practice focusing on stretching and mindfulness. All ages and experience levels are...

One-on-One Computer Help / Ayuda con la computadora individual

Learn to use the computer with the library volunteers such as: Create resumes and do job searchesFill out online job applications or unemployment benefit...

Thanksgiving Story and Craft

Join us for a Turkey Day story and craft! Children will listen to a story about a little boy and his turkeys and then create their own turkey art.

teensReach @ Alum Rock Library

Want to make Alum Rock Library a better place? Interested in running free programs for the public? Want a chance to lead and engage? Need volunteer hours?...

Family Storytime

Join us at the library for a fun-filled storytime for the whole family. Songs, stories, and fingerplays to make your day.

Music and Movement/Música y Movimiento

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

Our Book Club

Join us for the monthly meeting of Our Book Club. We read and discuss different books each month. For more information, please contact The Santa Teresa...

Reading Buddies K-3

Kids in grades K-3 practice their reading skills with teen Volunteers.! Trained teen volunteers listen to children in Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade...

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 Club

Need help with your homework? Volunteer tutors will be available to help K - 12th grade students with their homework Saturday afternoon. Drop-ins are welcome...

Homework Club

Do you need help with homework? If so, come to the Joyce Ellington Library Branch where you can get homework help from our great volunteers for free!

Level 2 Quick and Easy Reading (Reading)

Students will learn and practice: Phrases and vocabulary for daily activities, ask and answer simple questions, use polite requests, greetings and...

One-on-One Computer Help

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

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...

Reading to Children with Ariana / Lectura con Ariana

A volunteer reads to children in the children's area of the library. Children enjoy one-on-one interaction with our reader, and they can also choose the...

Bilingual Family Storytime Spanish/English and Stay & Play

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and...

Book Club: The League of Extraordinary Readers

We're a YA Book Club that does everything from having book club discussions, meeting YA authors at events in the Bay Area, and attending geeky conventions....

Conversation Café - Japanese

Conversation Café - Japanese FREE - Beginning, Basic Conversational Language InstructionLearn Simple Words & PhrasesSix weeks - 1 hour/weekBecome A Bridge...

Edenvale Branch Library's 10th Anniversary Celebration

Join the Edenvale Branch community to celebrate its 10th Anniversary! There will be fun activities, refreshments, prizes, and more for the entire...

Happy Birds

Happy Birds are people friendly parrots that love to show off. Six birds will perform over 25 amazing tricks like ride a bike, play basketball, talk and...

Level 0 ABC 123 English

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...

Resume & Interview Help

Get help with creating a high-quality résumé, and preparing for job interviews. Services are provided by a volunteer with HR experience and will be...

Thanksgiving Story and Craft

Join us for a Turkey Day story and craft! Children will listen to a story about a little boy and his turkeys and then create their own turkey art.

Thanksgiving Story and Craft

Join us for a Turkey Day story and craft! Children will listen to a story about a little boy and his turkeys and then create their own turkey art.

Computer Assistance with a Tech Mentor

Do you want to learn how to send emails, search the internet, apply for jobs online or learn other computer basic skills? A Tech Mentor teen volunteer will...

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...

How to Self-Publish Your Novel

Learn the steps to self-publish a novel with better results by avoiding pitfalls that other authors have experienced and keeping within a reasonable...

Let's play Go!

Let's play Go! at the Village Square Library. Learn the ancient chinese board game basics and tactics. Board and pieces are provided. For ages...

Mad Science: What do you know about H20?

Everyone wins with this high energy, interactive show that highlights one of our most valuable resources! This event will instill a deep sense of wonder and...

Reading to Children

Bring your children to listen to stories and books read by our trained volunteer in the Children's Area of the library. Your children can select the books...

Reading to Children

Manju, our trained volunteer, will be reading to children of all ages in the Children's Room. Come listen to some wonderful stories!

Thanksgiving Story and Craft

Join us for a Turkey Day story and craft! Children will listen to a story about a little boy and his turkeys and then create their own turkey art.

FunMath4Kids

Need help with math? Come to the Seven Trees Library for tutoring. FunMath4Kids is a FREE math tutoring program for K-8th students. Kids will have fun...

Little Explorers Petting Zoo

Here’s a chance for children to get up close and personal with farm animals such as rabbits, chickens, alpacas, goats, and sheep! Pet, groom, and feed the...

Tech Mentor & Computer 1x1 Assistance

Tech mentoring and Computer 1-on-1 assistance. A volunteer Tech Mentor/computer coach will be available to help customers increase their computer skills. ...

 ESL Writing Class

This FREE ESL Writing class is specially designed for English learners to improve basic writing skills. Students will learn different practical writing...

Board Game Club

Kids and Teens: Join us every Saturday afternoon for some fun playing board games while devloping 21st century skills of creativity, communication, critical...

CS4U: Computer Science for Grades 4-6

CS4U is a free, fun computer science workshop for children enrolled in Grades 4 to 6 involving lectures, presentations, hands-on group activities, and...

Michael Stroud's World of Magic

Michael Stroud presents a World of Magic that has taken him many years and miles around the globe to collect. He shares his most amazing magic with you and...

One on One Computer Help

Learn basic computer skills with a one-on-one volunteer computer tutor.

Read Away Your Fines

Every Saturday cardholders between the ages of 7-17 can read their fines away! (Cardholders under the age of 7 may attend one of our Storytimes to...

Scratch Beginner Workshop for Kids

Want to code your own stories, games, and more? In this three-week program, you can learn how to program in Scratch, a beginner-friendly programming language...

Seed Exchange

Attention Aspiring and Avid Gardeners! Please comes join us for our first official seed exchange program. There will be open discussion and sharing of each...

Silicon Valley Young Coders Club

Join the Silicon Valley Young Coders Club at the Vineland Branch Library, beginning November 4th. Students ages 10-17 will learn the A,B,C's of running a...

Silicon Valley Young Coders Club

Join the Silicon Valley Young Coders Club at the Bascom Branch Library, beginning October 7th. Students in grades 7-12 will learn the A,B,C's of running a...

Chess Club

Learn to play chess. Program will be offered on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month in the children's area. For all ages!

Chess Club

Are you in 1st-5th grade? Join our Chess Club! Play and learn chess basics and tactics. Boards and pieces are provided. Registration is required. Email: ...

Mystery Magic Theater with Phil Ackerly

Join us for a show that combines mystery, magic, comedy, and audience participation to baffle and delight children of all ages. Sponsored by Friends of the...

NaNoWriMo: National Novel Writing Month

Always wanted to write a novel? Now is your chance. Join us at the library to meet other future authors as we celebrate the NaNoWriMo (National Novel...

Wii Play

Wii at Almaden! Come and play with friends in the teen room after school on Fridays and Saturdays. We have Super Smash Bros, Brawl, Guitar Hero, and Wii...

Chess Club

Join our Chess Club! Play and learn chess basics and tactics. Boards and pieces are provided.

Coding for Kids

Coding for kids introduces kids in grades 2-5 to computer programming using visual programming languages. Kids learn to develop games, stories, puzzles and...

Fun Science Hour

Interested in Science experiments? Children in 3rd thru 5th grades are invited to come and enjoy conducting science experiments and learn the science behind it.

Intermediate Mandarin Language & Culture Class

An intermediate level class offered in Simplified Mandarin Chinese. The classes are intended for children 5-12 years old. It is suggested that students bring...

Knitting Club

Like to Knit? Bring your project and join our knitting club. Everyone welcome! Related eResources Interested in more craft ideas? Download free issues of...

Silicon Valley Young Coders Club

Join the Silicon Valley Young Coders Club at the Cambrian Branch Library, beginning October 7th. Students ages 10-17 will learn the A,B,C's of running a...

Success Without Stress

We are immersed in numerous activities, like taking care of family, working with tough deadlines, etc. In the process we might have experienced some or all...

Youth Science Enthusiasts Science Club

Youth Science Enthusiasts is an organization that inspires a passion for science in all students through science fairs, experiments, and other related...

LEGO® Fun

Come with your creativity and imagination! We'll have large blocks for the very young and the smaller Legos for older children. Drop in or come weekly -...

Math Matters

For 5th to 7th grade students. Registration is required at: https://goo.gl/forms/KFOgciaTW3uqlCC93. Class will be limited to 15 participants. However, if...

Beginning Computer Coding for Kids -- Grades 3rd-8th

Registration Closes November 10th First Class starts November 11th. Students must attend class from the beginning to participate. This is a once per...

CS4U: Computer Science for grades 3-6

CS4U:Computer Science for grades 3-6 CS4U is a FREE, fun computer science program involving lectures and presentations, hands-on group activities, and...

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