Events

Wednesday, December 6

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...

Professionals in Job Transition - Job Search/Networking Special Interest Group

Are you a Silicon Valley professional in the Semiconductor industry and/or Manufacturing/Operations fields? Are you looking for a new job or hoping to make...

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...

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...

GreenWaste Special Storytime: Make a recycled holiday craft!

Come for the storytime and stay for a chance to make a recycled holiday ornament! GreenWaste offers a number of services to the San José community, from...

Inclusive Storytime and Stay and 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...

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...

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

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

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!

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...

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;...

Reading to Children with Ms. Margaret: Puppet Show

First Wednesday of each month Stories and puppet show for children ages 5 and under.

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...

Holiday Crafts for Insiders

Join us to make your own holiday crafts and you will surely be in a holly jolly mood! Come in for socializing, finding new friends, networking, making jokes,...

英文簡歷和求職協助 / 英文简历和求职协助

在美國找工作, 你需要填寫履歷表 或工作申請表, 在面試中回答工作態度行為問題, 建立關係並了解工作環境文化。 在每個月的第一個星期三, 我們會在15分鐘的會議中回答你的問題。 參加者將以先到先得的方式。 我們的圖書館員可以說中文。 免費. 不需登記。 在美国找工作, 你需要填写履历表 或工作申请表,...

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...

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,...

Free Citizenship Workshop (International Rescue Committee)

Free Citizenship/Naturalization Workshop During this free citizenship/naturalization workshop, the International Rescue Committee’s experienced immigration...

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...

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....

teensReach Meeting

Join a monthly meeting for teens interested in library and community volunteer activities. Bring your creativity to enhance the library's outreach to the...

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...

Community Conversation

We want to hear from Edenvale Branch Library Teens! Join us for a fun conversation during our regularly scheduled teensReach. This conversation is a chance...

FREE FLU SHOT: Foothill Community Health Center

Foothill Community Health Center will be giving out FREE flu shots. No registration required. For ages 3-64

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

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 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

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...

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...

Snow Globes For Teens

Celebrate the season with us! Build a snow globe with a winter theme. For teens 13 and up.

Tips to Boost your Resume and an Introduction to Big interview

Increase the marketability of your resume by incorporating accomplishment statements and transferable skills. A Career Librarian will show you how to revise...

teensReach Meeting

This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18 meets monthly. Get involved, earn volunteer hours and be a leader in the library. For more...

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...

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...

Edenvale Book Club

Join the Edenvale Book Club every 1st Wednesday of the month for a fun and engaging literary discussion about a book. All are welcome! Meeting is in the...

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...

Friends of the Alviso Branch Library Meeting

The Friends of the Alviso Branch Library plan fund-raising activities to support the Alviso Branch. New members are always welcome! Meetings occur every...

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. ...

Yoga Wednesday

Join us for a yoga class that is suitable for beginners. Yoga mats are available for loan.

Evergreen Branch Library Book Club:  No January meeting.

There will be no book club meeting in January. Please plan to join the group discussion of a book TO BE DECIDED by late December when we resume meeting...

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...

Inclusive Storytime

First Wednesday of each Month All children ages 3-8 and their families are invited to participate in this lively and interactive monthly story time....

Inclusive Storytime

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...

It's Time to Cross the Digital Divide

Come to a free workshop to learn: · The basics of digital marketing · The use of analytics to increase your sales · How to attract new customers · & how...

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