Events

Saturday, December 2

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...

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...

Debería Comenzar un Negocio?

El enfoque de este curso será ayudarle a contestar la pregunta “Debería comenzar un negocio?” Conozca los fundamentos de lo que significa comenzar su propio...

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 of the Alum Rock Branch Library Book Sale

Shop at our huge book sale and purchase gently used hardcover, paperback and children's books, CDs and DVDs at rock bottom prices! All book sale proceeds...

Friends of the Calabazas Branch Library Book Sale

Our Saturday Book Sale is where you’ll find gently used books, CDs, and much more! Your purchase directly supports programming at the library!

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...

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...

Maker[Space]Ship: Emma Prusch Farm

The Maker[Space]Ship will host a STEAM program series, open to all ages, at Emma Prusch Park. All programs and demonstrations are on a first come, first...

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...

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...

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...

Santa Visits Bascom

Celebrate the season at our Winter Holiday Party. Make a craft courtesy of Lakeshore, visit with Santa and receive a free book to keep (while supplies last)....

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...

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.

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.

Celtic Rose: Rare Holiday Gems

"Rare Holiday Gems" is a performance of holiday songs from many times, places, and traditions, played on lute, guitar, recorder, and drum. The program...

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...

Holiday Festivities: Photo With Santa + Holiday Craft

As part of Evergreen Village Square's Holiday Festivities, come get a photo taken with Santa at Village Square Branch Library! Bring a canned good or...

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...

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...

Music and Movement

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 / 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...

Seven Trees Book Club

Everyone is invited to attend Seven Trees Library’s monthly Book Club which takes place every first Saturday at 11:30am. We will read and discuss different...

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...

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

12/09: HOMEWORK CLUB IS CANCELLED Need help with your homework? Volunteer tutors will be available to help K - 12th grade students with their homework...

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...

Conversation Café - Japanese

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

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...

Reading to Dogs

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

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...

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,...

Tech Tutor

Get individualized help and instruction on basic computer and eBook use. No reservations necessary!

Chinese Culture and Arts

This program is for learning and understanding Chinese culture by teaching singing, dancing, and other activities. It is designed to build interest in...

Computer Help with our Tech Mentor

Learn basic computer skills one-on-one with a Tech Mentor. Our Tech Mentor will assist you with the internet, email, and tablet questions in a one-on-one 30...

Crafts for Kids

Join us at the Cambrian Library for creativity, imagination, and fun! The first Saturday of every month, children, and their favorite adult, will have fun...

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...

Read Away Your Fines

Two Saturdays a month, 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 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!

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...

 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...

Covered California Open Enrollment Resource Table

Questions about the new health care coverage options available through Covered California? A Certified Covered California representative will be available...

Fratello Marionettes: North Pole Review

Looking for a unique way to celebrate the holiday season? Join the fun with our puppet extravaganza, The North Pole Review! This production showcases the...

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...

STUFF! (CANCELLED)

STUFF! Is an Arts and Crafts program for children ages 4+ and is offered the first Saturday of each month. Our wonderful volunteers, Chris and Mickey, use...

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...

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...

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 [CLASS FULL]

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: ...

Let's Speak Chinese 我爱听故事

有趣的中文故事会! 爸爸妈妈哥哥姐姐一起来给我们讲故事,猜字谜,做游戏。我们要欢乐学中文!我爱听故事! Let’s speak Chinese! Stories, Poems, Riddles, Word Games. A lot of fun! This event will be in Chinese...

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...

CANCELLED - 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...

Chess Club

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

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...

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...

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,...

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 -...

Beginning Computer Coding for Kids

Registration Closes January 12th. First Class starts January 13th. Students must attend class from the beginning to participate. This is a once per week,...

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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