Events

Wednesday, March 1

And Justice For All: Teen Essay Contest

And Justice For All: Teen Essay Contest

Teens ages 12 to 18 are invited to enter the "And Justice for All" essay contest sponsored by San José Public Library. Requirements Essays of 400-500 words...

 
Kindness Quilt

Kindness Quilt

In celebration of Silicon Valley Reads, join us to create a Community Kindness Paper Quilt to promote kindness, positivity and friendship. Each participant...

Cambrian Branch Library  
Kindness Quilt

Kindness Quilt

In celebration of Silicon Valley Reads, join us to create a Community Kindness Paper Quilt to promote kindness, positivity and friendship. Each participant...

Village Square Branch Library  
Kindness Quilt

Kindness Quilt

In celebration of Silicon Valley Reads, join us to create a Community Kindness Paper Quilt to promote kindness, positivity and friendship. Each participant...

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library  
Kindness Quilt

Kindness Quilt

In celebration of Silicon Valley Reads, join us to create a Community Kindness Paper Quilt to promote kindness, positivity and friendship. Each participant...

Almaden Branch Library  
Kindness Quilt

Kindness Quilt

In celebration of Silicon Valley Reads, join us to create a Community Kindness Paper Quilt to promote kindness, positivity and friendship. Each participant...

East San José Carnegie Branch Library  
Professionals in Job Transition - Job Search/Networking Special Interest Group

Professionals in Job Transition - Job... 9am

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...

Bascom Branch Library, Community Room  
Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play 10am

Babies and toddlers learn and grow with new experiences. Enhance their brainpower by engaging them with new sights, sounds, movement, and interaction with...

Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 10am

English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs create a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to practice their English...

Berryessa Branch Library, Group Study Room C  
Migration Map (Mapa de Migración)

Migration Map (Mapa de Migración) 10am

At the Alum Rock library, we celebrate our diverse experiences and cultures! Come to the library and add your migration path to our map. While you're here,...

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Marketplace  
Inclusive Storytime and Stay and Play

Inclusive Storytime and Stay and Play 10:15am

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...

Almaden Branch Library, Children's Area  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 10:20am

English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs create a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to practice their English...

Village Square Branch Library, Community Room  
Inclusive Story Time and Stay & Play

Inclusive Story Time and Stay & Play 10:30am

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

Vineland Branch Library  
Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play 10:30am

Come by to hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills preschoolers need to become successful readers and succeed in school. This lively storytime is...

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Children's Room  
Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play 10:30am

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...

Willow Glen Branch Library, Children's Area  
Baby Lapsit Storytime

Baby Lapsit Storytime 11am

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

Santa Teresa Branch Library, Community Room  
Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play 11am

Babies and toddlers learn and grow with new experiences. Enhance their brainpower by engaging them with new sights, sounds, movement, and interaction with...

Village Square Branch Library, Community Room  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 11am

English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs create a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to practice their English...

Santa Teresa Branch Library, Group Study Room A  
Japanese/English Storytelling

Japanese/English Storytelling 11am

Join us for a fun bilingual storytelling session!

West Valley Branch Library  
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime 11am

Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills. Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to...

Edenvale Branch Library  
Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play 11am

Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills. Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to...

Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room  
Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play 11am

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!

Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room  
Preschool/Toddler Storytime & Stay and Play

Preschool/Toddler Storytime & Stay and Play 11am

Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills. Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to...

Rose Garden Branch Library  
Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play 11am

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...

Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room  
US Citizenship Test and Interview Preparation

US Citizenship Test and Interview Preparation 11am

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...

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Family Learning Center  
Reading to Children with Ms. Carol

Reading to Children with Ms. Carol 11:30am

Canceled today 8/2. Volunteer absence. Join us on Wednesday mornings at 11:30 in the Children's Area/ Family Place for stories and songs with our volunteer...

Evergreen Branch Library, Children's Area  
Reading to Children: Stories with Ms. Kathy

Reading to Children: Stories with Ms. Kathy 11:30am

Join Ms Kathy for stories and more the first Wednesday of each month.

Tully Community Branch Library, Children's Area  
Unity Wreath

Unity Wreath 11:30am

Children will trace hand shapes out of various shades of colored construction paper to make wreaths of hands in unity. For children ages 2-5.

Edenvale Branch Library  
Reading to Children

Reading to Children 12:30pm

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...

Almaden Branch Library, Children's Picture Book Area  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 1pm

English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs create a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to practice their English...

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library  
Homework Center

Homework Center 1pm

Free homework tutoring is offered in English and Spanish for grades K-12. Parent must register the child at first session.

Alviso Branch Library  
Teen Tech Week- Paper Circuit Tinkering

Teen Tech Week- Paper Circuit Tinkering 1pm

Create a paper circuit and light up a greeting card or an origami animal. Learn the basics of electricity, how circuits function and bring your artwork to life.

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library  
Willow Glen Book Club

Willow Glen Book Club 1pm

The Willow Glen Book Club meets on the first Wednesday of the month @ 1 PM in the Willow Glen Branch Library. This month's selection is "Hillbilly Elegy" by...

Willow Glen Branch Library, Group Study Room  
Conversation Cafe: Korean

Conversation Cafe: Korean 2pm

Learn simple words & simple phrases in these FREE six-week class series.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor, Room 390  
Wii Wednesdays

Wii Wednesdays 2pm

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...

Educational Park Branch Library, Teen Room  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 2:30pm

English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs create a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to practice their English...

West Valley Branch Library  
Homework Coach

Homework Coach 2:30pm

Homework Coach is cancelled July 5 and 6. Students in grades K-12 can get help with their homework, or guidance in improving their math and reading skills.

Joyce Ellington Branch Library  
Game On! Board Game Fun

Game On! Board Game Fun 3pm

Kids and teens, come by after school to play fun board games. Bring your friends or meet new ones!

Bascom Branch Library, Children's Area  
LEGO® Fun

LEGO® Fun 3pm

Please join us at 3:00 pm for our LEGO® Fun meeting. We will have lots of LEGO® blocks for children, ages 5-8. Building solo, or building as a team, there...

Santa Teresa Branch Library, Group Study Room A  
Make with Holly! Peer Sessions in the Makerspace

Make with Holly! Peer Sessions in the Makerspace 3pm

Are you interested in using the Makerspace but aren't quite sure what projects you can do there? Have you been to a training (or four) but still want to...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ  
Norma Reads to Children (English or Spanish)

Norma Reads to Children (English or Spanish) 3pm

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

Willow Glen Branch Library, Family Place, Children's Area  
Music and Movement at Joyce Ellington Library!

Music and Movement at Joyce Ellington Library! 3:15pm

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...

Joyce Ellington Branch Library  
Free Citizenship Workshop (International Rescue Committee)

Free Citizenship Workshop (International Rescue... 3:30pm

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

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library  

Limited space, please register in advance :)

Homework Club (English/Spanish)

Homework Club (English/Spanish) 3:30pm

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...

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Community Room  
Homework Club for Grades K-8

Homework Club for Grades K-8 3:30pm

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

Santa Teresa Branch Library, Community Room  
Honors Club: Life Skills for Middle and High Schoolers

Honors Club: Life Skills for Middle and High... 3:30pm

Join our Honors Club on Wednesdays to develop the skill-set you need to become a healthy, independent and successful adult. You will earn an Honor Tag by...

Hillview Branch Library, Community Room  
Senior Peer Advocates

Senior Peer Advocates 3:30pm

Senior Peer Advocate volunteers can provide one-on-one information and assistance, tailored specifically to older adults and their family members needing...

Santa Teresa Branch Library  
Teen Tech Week- Paper Circuit Tinkering

Teen Tech Week- Paper Circuit Tinkering 3:30pm

Create a paper circuit and light up a greeting card or an origami animal. Learn the basics of electricity, how circuits function and bring your artwork to life.

Educational Park Branch Library  
teensReach Meeting

teensReach Meeting 3:30pm

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

Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room  
Basic Computer Help (bilingual)

Basic Computer Help (bilingual) 4pm

Basic Computer Help: Learn how to use a computer and navigate the Internet: Basics of using a mouse, typing, various computer applications, including...

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library  
Conversation Café - Arabic

Conversation Café - Arabic 4pm

Learn simple words & simple phrases in these FREE six-week class series.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390  
ESL Class Referral_Meet teacher Cris

ESL Class Referral_Meet teacher Cris 4pm

Teacher Cris will be having open office hours to answer your questions.

Seven Trees Branch Library, FLC Room  
Homework Center for Grades K-6

Homework Center for Grades K-6 4pm

Need help with your homework? Volunteer tutors will be available to help K-6 students with homework assignments on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday starting...

Tully Community Branch Library, FLC Classroom  
LEGO® Fun

LEGO® Fun 4pm

Please join us at 4:00 pm for our LEGO® Fun meeting. We will have lots of LEGO® blocks for the big kids, and DUPLO® blocks and Mega Blocks for the little...

Cambrian Branch Library, Community Room  
MathBuddy Homework Help

MathBuddy Homework Help 4pm

A drop-in Math homework help session for students in grades 1-4.

West Valley Branch Library, Children Area  
Medical Science for Middle Schoolers

Medical Science for Middle Schoolers 4pm

(No Class on April 12) Come join us every week and learn about diseases, organs, medicine, and human biology. Each month, we explore a new...

Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room  
VITA Tax Preparation

VITA Tax Preparation 4pm

VITA offers free tax help to hard working individuals and families whose income is less than $53,000. Assistance is available in English, Spanish, and...

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Family Learning Center  
Wii for Teens

Wii for Teens 4pm

Get your game on every Wednesday afternoon in the teen room. Come hang out, meet people, and play video games. Bring your friends!

Bascom Branch Library, Teen Room  
teensReach Meeting

teensReach Meeting 4pm

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...

Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room  
Teen Tech Week- Paper Circuit Tinkering

Teen Tech Week- Paper Circuit Tinkering 4:15pm

Create a paper circuit and light up a greeting card or an origami animal. Learn the basics of electricity, how circuits function and bring your artwork to...

Edenvale Branch Library  
Citizenship Class

Citizenship Class 5pm

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

Tully Community Branch Library, Community Room  
Mexican Folkloric Dancing Class  / Clase de Baile Folklórico

Mexican Folkloric Dancing Class / Clase de... 5pm

Come join us to learn Mexican Folkloric Dancing. This class offers an excellent opportunity to learn about the richness of the Mexican culture through...

Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Community Room  
One in Math

One in Math 5pm

OneInMath is a free, self-paced program that enables young students (K-3) to master basic arithmetic skills. The program is designed to help students...

Berryessa Branch Library, Community Room  
Reading Buddies

Reading Buddies 5pm

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...

Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 5:15pm

English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs create a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to practice their English...

Cambrian Branch Library  
Bilingual Family Storytime!  \ Hora de cuentos bilingüe en familia

Bilingual Family Storytime! \ Hora de cuentos... 5:30pm

Start 2017 with a new storytime schedule and come join us for a bilingual (English/Spanish) storytime to enjoy stories, songs and movement activities that...

Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Children's Area  
BusinessOwnerSpace.com Partners Resource Fair

BusinessOwnerSpace.com Partners Resource Fair 5:30pm

Learn how BusinessOwnerSpace.com and their Partners can help small business owners get started and grow. - BusinessOwnerSpace provides steps on starting a...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor - SJPL Works  
CANCELLED_ESL Conversation Club

CANCELLED_ESL Conversation Club 5:30pm

English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs create a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to practice their English...

Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Conference Room  
FAMILY STORYTIME WITH TAM NGUYEN

FAMILY STORYTIME WITH TAM NGUYEN 5:30pm

Councilmember Tam Nguyen will host a special family Storytime. The Bear and the Bee is an official Silicon Valley Reads 2017 companion book for young...

Seven Trees Branch Library  
Family Storytime and Stay & Play

Family Storytime and Stay & Play 5:30pm

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...

Hillview Branch Library, Children's Storytime Area  
Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! 5:30pm

Celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday and Read Across America Day by joining us for a reading of The Lorax, a fun hands-on craft, and a happy birthday cake. This...

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library  
Lớp Computer Căn Bản -Computer Class in Vietnamese

Lớp Computer Căn Bản -Computer Class in Vietnamese 5:30pm

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. ...

Tully Community Branch Library  
Unity Wreath

Unity Wreath 5:30pm

Children will trace hand shapes out of various shades of colored construction paper to make wreaths of hands in unity. For children ages 2-5.

Village Square Branch Library  
Yoga Wednesday

Yoga Wednesday 5:45pm

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

Alviso Branch Library  
Evergreen Branch Library Book Club: September book- Eight Flavors

Evergreen Branch Library Book Club: September... 6pm

Join us for a monthly meeting of the Evergreen Book Club. Read and discuss different books each month. Newcomers are always welcome. NO MEETING IN...

Evergreen Branch Library, Study Room A  
Family Storytime  Cancelled August 16- September 27, 2017

Family Storytime Cancelled August 16-... 6pm

Check back for the new schedule. Bring your whole family out to Bascom Branch Library to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early...

Bascom Branch Library  
Family Storytime and Stay & Play

Family Storytime and Stay & Play 6pm

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...

Alviso Branch Library  
Inclusive Storytime

Inclusive Storytime 6pm

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....

Tully Community Branch Library, Children's area  
Silicon Valley Reads Film Screening: Scottsboro-An American Tragedy

Silicon Valley Reads Film Screening:... 6:30pm

Join us to view the documentary “Scottsboro: An American Tragedy.” In March 1931, two white women stepped off a box car in Paint Rock, Alabama, with a...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Room 255  

Wednesday, March 1


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