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Friday, March 10

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...

 
Art Exhibition by Bay Area Artist David Lew

Art Exhibition by Bay Area Artist David Lew

We are pleased to announce an exhibition of paintings from 2016-2017 by Bay Area artist David Lew. The show features the artist’s abstract work, including a...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 4th Floor Exhibit Gallery  
Kindness  Letter Writing Station "Post Office"

Kindness Letter Writing Station "Post...

In celebration of Silicon Valley Reads, Evergreen is promoting expressing appreciation for kindness, sharing positivity and thanking people for friendship....

Evergreen Branch Library  
Kindness Letter Writing Station

Kindness Letter Writing Station

As part of Silicon Valley Reads, Bascom is encouraging the expression of appreciation for kindness, sharing positivity, and thanking people for friendship....

Bascom 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...

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...

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  
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...

Alum Rock Branch Library  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 9:30am

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

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd floor - Room 390  
4C's Socialization Group

4C's Socialization Group 12pm

Come play and socialize with other families! The 4C Council of Santa Clara County will provide a socialization group for families w/small children. All are...

Tully Community Branch Library, Tully Community Room  
Migration Map (Mapa de Migración)

Migration Map (Mapa de Migración) 12pm

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,...

Alum Rock Branch Library, Marketplace  
Yoga Friday

Yoga Friday 12:10pm

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

Alviso Branch Library, Community Room  
INSIDERS: Activities at the Calabazas Branch Library

INSIDERS: Activities at the Calabazas Branch... 12:30pm

Join us for socializing, finding new friends, networking, making jokes, crafting, having fun with art, learning from speakers in the community, and much...

Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room  
Silicon Valley Reads Film Screening: Ken Burns-Central Park Five

Silicon Valley Reads Film Screening: Ken... 12:30pm

Join us to view the documentary “Ken Burns: The Central Park Five.” In 1989, five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem were arrested and later convicted of...

Educational Park Branch Library  
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...

Bascom Branch Library, Group Study Room 2  
Learn how to Download Free E-books from the library

Learn how to Download Free E-books from the... 1pm

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,...

Bascom Branch Library, Lobby  
One-On-One Computer Help

One-On-One Computer Help 1pm

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...

Edenvale Branch Library, Internet Cafe, Computers 22 & 23  
Reading to Children

Reading to Children 1pm

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...

Village Square Branch Library, Children's Area  
Dancersize for Adults

Dancersize for Adults 1:30pm

Dancersize is a program that weaves graceful dance steps into physical exercise movements, enhances body coordination, and sharpens memory capability. It...

Village Square Branch Library, Community Room  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 1:30pm

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

Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room  
Friday Fun: Movie Fun!

Friday Fun: Movie Fun! 3pm

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

Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Community Room  
Game Zone Fridays!

Game Zone Fridays! 3pm

Join us each Friday afterschool at the library to unwind, make new friends and play some fun games! This program is designed for children and teens.

Hillview Branch Library, Community Room  
Street Smarts: Pedestrian & Bike Safety w/ Officer Bailey

Street Smarts: Pedestrian & Bike Safety w/... 3pm

Have fun and learn about pedestrian and bicycle traffic safety with Officer Cordell Bailey, a Traffic Safety Education Officer from San Jose's Department of...

Rose Garden Branch Library  
Children's Concert w/ Sean's Music Factory

Children's Concert w/ Sean's Music Factory 3:30pm

Join us for a lively performance by local music teacher and children’s entertainer Sean Mendelson. Kids will get into the act with musical props and...

Willow Glen Branch Library  
Reading Buddies

Reading Buddies 3:30pm

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...

Village Square Branch Library, Children's Area  
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.

Berryessa Branch Library, Community Room  
CLASS FULL - Academic Tutoring with CalTutors

CLASS FULL - Academic Tutoring with CalTutors 4pm

(No class on Monday, April 3) Get free tutoring for the AMC10/AIME (Math), USACO (Computer Science), and USNCO (Chemistry) Olympiads by students from Monta...

Calabazas Branch Library, Group Study Room  

Limited space, please register in advance :)

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  
Friday Fun!

Friday Fun! 4pm

The Friday Fun for children/youths and families takes place every Friday and varies each week. Bring your friends or come and meet new ones in activities...

Tully Community Branch Library, Community Room  
Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code 4pm

What to learn to build an app, design a video game, and change the world through code? Join the Girls Who Code Club at the Village Square Library! What can...

Village Square Branch Library, Community Rom  
Job Application Assistance (Asistencia de solicitud de empleo)

Job Application Assistance (Asistencia de... 4pm

Join us at the Alum Rock library for assistance with completing and submitting job applications. Sign-up is required for a 30 minute, one-on-one session. ...

Alum Rock Branch Library, Family Learning Center  
LEGO® Fun

LEGO® Fun 4pm

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...

Almaden Branch Library, Program Room  
Leprechaun Trap

Leprechaun Trap 4pm

Children will learn design thinking skills by building and designing their very own Leprechaun Trap. This program is best for children age 6 and up.

Cambrian Branch Library  
Nowruz Sprouting Grass Heads

Nowruz Sprouting Grass Heads 4pm

Learn about the ancient spring celebration of Nowruz and make sprouting grass head for a Nowruz table setting.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library  
Origami for Kids

Origami for Kids 4pm

Learn to do origami at Bascom on Fridays in March and April! Work at your own pace on beginning and intermediate projects. No experience necessary. Drop-ins...

Bascom Branch Library, Group Study Room 1  
Reading Buddies

Reading Buddies 4pm

Come practice your reading skills with a teen buddy at our library. Find a new book or an old favorite, take turns reading aloud, and have fun! Free. For...

Calabazas Branch Library, Children's Area  
Russian Fun Club

Russian Fun Club 4pm

Families with children ages 4-11 are welcome to participate in a program presented entirely in Russian. Children will enjoy crafts, games, STEAM activities,...

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

Teen Tech Week- Paper Circuit Tinkering 4pm

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.

East San José Carnegie Branch Library  
The Industrious Mr. Franklin Performance

The Industrious Mr. Franklin Performance 4pm

Join us for a performance of “The Industrious Mr. Franklin” by the Traveling Lantern Theatre Company. Meet the intrepid inventor, quipping author, productive...

Pearl Avenue Branch Library  
Coding for Kids!

Coding for Kids! 4:30pm

Elementary and middle school students are invited to these introductory coding classes at the Village Square Library. In these classes, participants will...

Village Square Branch Library, Group Study Room 1 or 2  
District 2 Youth Advisory Council Meeting

District 2 Youth Advisory Council Meeting 4:30pm

The San José Youth Advisory Council is a group of youth between 14-20 years of age that meet each month to represent the voice of the youth in District 2. ...

Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room  
Math Circle for Students in Grades 7 and 8

Math Circle for Students in Grades 7 and 8 4:30pm

Note: No class on April 14 and May 5th. Whether you love math or not, please come explore with us and your fellow students at our new Math Circle. Each...

Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room  

Limited space, please register in advance :)

OneInMath for Grades K-3 at Evergreen 4:30-5:30 PM

OneInMath for Grades K-3 at Evergreen 4:30-5:30... 4:30pm

OneInMath is a FREE, self-paced program designed to help young children (grades K-3) master math skills and build a strong foundation in basic arithmetic....

Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room  
Secret Writers' Club at the Library

Secret Writers' Club at the Library 4:30pm

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...

West Valley Branch Library, Children's Area  

Friday, March 10


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