Events

Friday, December 1

The Elf on the Book Shelf * El Duende en el Estante

Buddy, Hillview Branch Library’s very own special Elf, is back this year! Visit the library December 1-23 and find Buddy - The Elf on the Bookshelf. Each...

Write Letters to Santa!

Join us at our letter writing station to write a letter to Santa. You should recieve a response within a couple days, so be sure to check at the Info Desk...

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...

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 Dr. Roberto Cruz -...

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...

Bilingual English-Russian Reading to Children

Our trained volunteer will read to your children in English and Russian. Join us every Friday in the picture book area.

Music and Movement at the Village Square Branch Library!

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

One-on-One Computer Help

Come to the Willow Glen Branch Library Info Desk to sign up or call 408-808-3045 to make an appointment with Rolando, our knowledgeable and patient tutor who...

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...

Yoga Friday

Please join us for a free Yoga class that is suitable for beginners. Dress comfortably.

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...

VETERANSWRITE in the LIBRARY

VETERANSWRITE in the LIBRARY FREE: · Open to all veterans and veteran family members of any age, any military background, SJSU students 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...

 Virtual Reality Open House

Try out the Library’s Oculus Rift headset and Touch Controllers*! Experience the digital world like never before in our Virtual Reality Openhouse. Learn...

Friday Fun: Movie Fun!

Bring your friends or come and make new ones as we watch a movie. Popcorn and other refreshments will be served.

Game Zone Fridays!

Join us every Friday after school to unwind, make new friends and play some fun games at the library. We’ve got board games, video games, arcade basketball,...

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...

Dungeons & Dragons in the Library: A Role-Playing Tabletop Game

Do you love social gaming, acting and theater? If so, join us for a new tabletop role-playing game! You and other participants will get the chance to be...

Jingle Sticks

Children are invited to celebrate the winter holidays by moving and shaking to the sound of jingle bells. Enjoy a short winter-themed story time and make...

Jingle Sticks

Children are invited to celebrate the winter holidays by moving and shaking to the sound of jingle bells. Enjoy a short winter-themed story time and make...

LEGO BUILDERS / CONSTRUCTORES DE LEGO

Join our Lego Builders where children have the opportunity to expand their creativity and imagination through the power of play, all while developing...

Level 1 ESL Class Beginning Level Reading-Writing

This FREE ESL Reading class is specially designed for English learners to improve basic reading skills. No sign up is necessary.

Make Your Own Snow

Have fun making snow with 2 common household ingredients. Learn how to make it, play with it, then take some home to play with again and again!

Music and Movement at Evergreen Branch Library!

Songs and movement activities build motor and social skills and increase independence and language ability in your child. They're also lots of fun! We'll...

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...

Read Away Your Fines

Every Friday and 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...

Reading and Homework Help

Teen volunteers are available in the library to help K-6th grade students with their reading skills and homework questions. First come first served. Sign...

Secret Writers Club at the Library

Do you want to get feedback on your writing in a casual, relaxed environment? Kids (K-5th Grade) will write short stories and poetry based on fun prompts.

Talk to the Animals with Tony Borders

Take a walk on the wild side with magician and ventriloquist, Tony Borders with Talk to the Animals! His beautiful puppet critters include a kooky kangaroo,...

TeensReach Meeting

This leadership and volunteer group for teens ages 13-18 meets on the first Friday of each month. Get involved, earn volunteer hours, help plan teen...

Game Zone!: Board Game Fun

Kids, join us for fun board games each week! Bring your friends or come and make new ones.

Reading to Children with Ms. Dima

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

Reading to Children

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...

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