Events

Friday, December 8

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.

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.

Cancelled: INSIDERS: Jingle Sticks Craft

Canceled due to staff in-service event. Branches will open at 1:00. Join us to make your own jingle sticks and you will surely be in a holly jolly mood!...

Blossom Valley Daytime Book Club

Discuss great books at the weekday Blossom Valley Daytime Book Club. This club takes place on the second Friday of every month. Upcoming books: November...

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...

Learn how to Download Free E-books from the library

Do you have questions about downloading free eBooks, eAudio Books, and eMusic to your Kindle, nook, iPad, or other portable device? Bring your own eReader,...

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...

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,...

Hour of Code

Learn the basics of computer programming at this one-hour introductory course designed to demystify computer science. The "Hour of Code" is a global...

Teen Project - Holiday Cork Angels

Get into the Holiday spirit by creating tiny cork angels! Ages 12-18

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...

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...

Holiday STEAM For Kids

Add some STEAM to your holiday season! Join us for science, technology, engineering, art, and math activities for kids with a holiday twist. Projects include...

Hour of Code

Learn the basics of computer programming at this one-hour introductory course designed to demystify computer science. The "Hour of Code" is a global...

Hour of Code at Evergreen- Something for everyone

Learn the basics of computer programming in a one-hour introductory course to let you play while learning some computer science. The "Hour of Code" is part...

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...

LEGO® Fun

You supply the creativity. We supply the LEGO®s (5+ years old) and Duplos (up to 4 years old). Join us for a fun time playing with our huge supply of LEGO®s...

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.

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.

Game Zone!: Board Game Fun

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

Holiday STEAM For Kids

Add some STEAM to your holiday season! Join us for science, technology, engineering, art, and math activities for kids with a holiday twist. Projects include...

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...

Adult Craft: DIY Holiday Gifts

Create handmade gifts for family and friends this holiday season. This program is intended for adults but children may attend with parental supervision and...

Bollywood Workout Class

Put on your workout clothes and stop by the Alum Rock Public Library this Friday at 5 p.m. to participate in a FREE Bollywood Workout class. Led by...

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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