Events

Wednesday, November 29

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...

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...

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...

Conversation Cafe: French

Learn simple words & simple phrases in these FREE six-week class series. FREE - Beginning, Basic Conversational Language Instruction Learn Simple Words &...

ESL Class Level 2-High Beginning Speaking-A Conversation Book 1

Learn strategies to confirm or clarify what you are saying and hearing, the strategies to show interest in and to maintain and develop conversations. ·...

ESL Class Level 3 Low Intermediate Listening-Speaking

· Break away from the classroom and enter the world of authentic English. · Speaking and listening development

ESL Classes Level 4- High Intermediate Vocabulary Academic - Vocabulary

· Prepare and practice on the most current model tests. · Focus on Listening using audio cd and discussion. · Handouts provided to practice...

ESL Conversation Club - Intermediate

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

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

Santa Letter Station  ||  Estacion Para Escribir Cartas A Santa

Come to the library to write and mail your letter to Santa! After you finish writing your letter, you can place it in our special mailbox. Don’t forget to...

Toddler Storytime and Stay & 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...

Baby Lapsit Storytime

Babies learn and grow with new experiences. Engage your litle one with new sights, sounds and movement through books, songs, rhymes, and interaction with...

Citizenship Class

Prepare for the United States Citizenship test and interview by going through the 100 questions provided by the USCIS. Our volunteers will lead you through...

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...

Inclusive Storytime and Stay & Play

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

Japanese/English Storytelling

Join us for a fun bilingual storytelling session with our amazing volunteers. The event is for preschoolers primarily, but all ages are welcome. No...

Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

This is a lively storytime with music and fingerplays, and rhymes. We have a half hour of storytime followed with a half hour of play. Come join us!

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...

San Jose Japantown:  Remnants and Relics

The California Room hosts a special exhibit curated by California Room clerk Ralph Pearce. Utilizing artifacts gathered in his many years of research into...

The Women of Steinbeck

Meet the writers, activists, teachers, and artists who shaped John Steinbeck, one of California's greatest novelists, and continue his tradition of social...

Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

There will be a storytime break on Dec. 27 and Jan. 3. Toddlers start building skills needed to learn and succeed in school in a fun way.Through music and...

Wee Play at Biblioteca / Jugamos en la Biblioteca

Enjoy fun activities with your kids, meet other families, and watch as your children learn through the power of play. Activities will be directed at children...

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...

Reading to Children with Ms. Carol

Join us on Wednesday mornings at 11:30 in the Children's Area/ Family Place for stories and songs with our volunteer Ms. Carol. Practice your Alphabet song;...

Conversation Café: Turkish

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

ESL Writing Class for Citizenship Exam

Writing class for English Language Learners preparing for the Citizenship/Naturalization test/interview; however, all learners are welcome. No...

Knitting for ALL Levels

Knitting for ALL Levels The gift giving season will be soon upon us. Bring your yarn of wool, acrylic or any other fiber and your knitting needles. Learn...

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...

Citizenship Class

· This course is for lawful permanent residents who want to become citizens. · Students will learn about the naturalization process, including Form N-400,...

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...

TRỢ GIÚP TÌM VIỆC & RESUME DỊCH VỤ BƯỚC VÀO

Để tìm việc làm ở nước Mỹ, quý vị cần phải thảo một bản sơ yếu lý lịch (resume) hoặc điền đơn xin việc, trả lời các câu hỏi về...

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....

Conversation Café - Korean

Conversation Café - Korean FREE - beginning, basic conversational Language LearningSix Weeks - 1 hour/weekBecome A Bridge Builder To The WorldCommunicate...

ESL Conversation Club

Join us to practice speaking English and make new friends in a relaxed environment. All ESL learners are welcome! Clubs meet weekly at the library with a...

Reading Buddies with Sharlin

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...

Wii Wednesdays

Get your game on every Wednesday after school in the teen room! Come hang out, meet people, play board games and wii games, or challenge the librarian to a...

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...

Tinkering with EV3 Robotics

Join Anwesha to learn how to use LEGO EV3 Robotics! This class is intended for students in grades 4-8. Please sign up at the 2nd floor Information Desk.

Homework Club for Grades K-6

Teen volunteers will be helping kids and preteens with their homework and also teaching them some testing scores so their testing scores can improve. We will...

Homework Club for Grades K-8

Volunteers will be available to help children in Grades K-8 with their homework. For more information about this program please contact the Children's Room...

Homework Club for Grades K-8

Volunteers will be available to help children in Grades K-8 with their homework. Parents must complete registration.

Norma Reads to Children (English or Spanish)

Norma will read stories in English and Spanish. Children can practice their reading skills by reading to Norma. For kids of all ages.

Common Core Math

Need help in common core math? Our team of volunteer tutors will be available to help children in 4th, 5th, and 6th grades. Drop-ins are welcome. No...

Conversation Café - German

Conversation Café - German FREE - beginning, basic conversational Language LearningSix Weeks - 1 hour/weekBecome A Bridge Builder To The WorldCommunicate...

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,...

Game On! Wii for Teens

Please come join us for fun Wii games. Bring your friends or come and meet new ones.

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...

Homework Club (English/Spanish)

Need help with your homework? Volunteer tutors will be available to help K - 8th grade students with their homework after school. Homework help is available...

Citizenship Mock Interview

Learn English language, Civics, U.S History and Government while practicing for your citizenship interview. If your citizenship interview is coming up, this...

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 starting...

Homework Club K-6

Need help with your homework? Volunteer tutors will be available to help K - 6th grade students with their homework after school. Drop-ins are welcome - no...

Learn to Code: Python Coding Class for Kids and Teens

The jobs of the future are in computer science. This program will teach children, ages 10 and up, the basics of Python coding while allowing them to express...

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...

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 Buddies

Trained teen volunteers listen to children in K-3rd grade who want to practice their reading skills at Edenvale Branch library. Teens will ask questions...

Reading to Children

Join Ms Leena, our trained volunteer, as she reads to children in the Children's Area. Children can choose the stories they wish to hear, or our volunteer...

Bilingual English-Persian Reading to Children

Join us for fun-filled bilingual stories by our wonderful volunteer. This reading to children event is in English and Farsi and takes place every Wednesday...

Citizenship Mock Interview

Practice your citizenship interview! To become a naturalized U.S. citizen, you must pass the naturalization test. During the citizenship mock interview,...

Game Zone Wednesdays!

Join us each Wednesday afterschool at the library to unwind, make new friends and play some fun games! This program is designed for children and teens.

Reading to Children with Lee

Our volunteer Lee reads to children in the storytime area. Children enjoy one-on-one interaction with our reader, and they can choose the stories they wish...

Reading to Furry Friends

Children are invited to practice reading to gentle and trained assistance dogs just longing for kids to read to them. Share your favorite story and make a...

Citizenship Class

Learn English language, Civics, U.S History and Government while practicing for your citizenship interview. If your citizenship interview is coming up, this...

Citizenship Class

Are you in the process of becoming a United States citizen? Class Information We can give you information regarding the Naturalization Process: Who can...

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...

Reading Buddies

Teen volunteers read with children in grades 1-4 to help build confidence and improve reading skills. Children can sign up for a 15-minute session at the...

Bilingual Family Storytime!  \ Hora de cuentos bilingüe en familia

Join us for a bilingual (English/Spanish) storytime to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster...

Class Full_Girls who Code

Are you interested in learning how to code? Registration is now open for the 2017-2018 Girls Who Code session at the Calabazas Library. Girls Who Code is a...

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 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 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...

Lớp Computer Căn Bản | Computer Class in Vietnamese

Lớp học dạy cách sử dụng computer và hệ thống Internet. Đến để nhận sự hướng dẫn dùng máy tính bao gồm Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel,và làm một email. ...

Math Contest for grades 3, 4, and 5!

We are hosting Math Circle's November Math Contest! This free contest is for 3rd to 5th graders and is a great opportunity to show off their arithmetic...

Pressbooks: Self-Publishing 101

Learn to use Pressbooks to prepare your book for publication! Pressbooks is an easy, free book-writing software that lets you create a book in all the...

Bilingual Family Storytime Vietnamese/English

On the 4th Wednesday of each month, bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and...

Councilmember Chappie Jones - Public Office Hours

Join Councilmember Chappie Jones to share your concerns, offer your insights, or ask questions – no appointment is necessary! For additional information,...

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...

Cambrian Mystery Book Club

Join our Mystery Book Group for a great discussion! Newcomers are always welcome! Here is what we are reading: November 29: The Killings at Badger's Drift...

Evening Book Club

Please join us for a fun and engaging evening of literary discussion. New members are welcome! For more information contact Vineland Branch Library staff at...

Reading on the Avenue Book Club

Reading on the Avenue book club meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month except for November (3rd Wed.) and no meeting in December. This month's book is...

Wednesday, November 29


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