Events

Saturday, March 11

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

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

CLASS FULL - Girls Who Code

This year's goal will be for 7th-12th graders to create a CS Impact project. As they work on this project they will learn core computer science concepts,...

CLASS FULL - Girls Who Code Class

Are you interested in learning how to code? Registration is now open for the 2016-2017 Girls Who Code session. Girls Who Code is a national non-profit,...

Calligraphy Thư Pháp Căn Bản

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...

Computer Assistance with a Tech Mentor Volunteer

Tech mentoring and Computer 1-on-1 assistance A Volunteer Tech Mentor/computer coach will be available to help customers increase their computer skills. ...

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...

Khmer Language Class

This program is designed to help keep the Cambodian Language and Culture alive in San Jose. All ages are welcome.

Learn Baby Sign language

Baby Sign Language gives parents the opportunity to communicate with children long before babies can verbalize their wants and needs. This program will...

Maker[Space]Ship: Lake Cunningham Regional Park

The Maker[Space]Ship will host a series of public STEAM projects, open to all ages, at Lake Cunningham Regional Park, Parking Lot A. Space on board is...

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...

Migration Map (Mapa de Migración)

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,...

Tutoring Help

Students! If you're looking for extra help so you can stand out in school then we've got you covered! Grades K-8 can come in and get help on homework,...

VITA Tax Preparation

VITA is offering free tax help at the Seven Trees Branch Library. Assistance is available in English, Vietnamese and Tagalog. All participants may use...

VITA Tax Preparation

VITA offers free tax help to hard working individuals and families whose income is less than $54,000. All locations provide e-File. Volunteers are trained...

VITA Tax Preparation - Ayuda con los impuestos gratis con VITA

VITA volunteers can help you with tax preparation. Please bring the following items: Photo ID and Social Security card or ITIN for each family memberW-2...

Friends of the Bascom Branch Library Meeting

Please join us for this meeting of the Friends of the Bascom Branch Library.

Scratch Programming Class

This Scratch Programming Course, from CPFA (Computer Programming for all) is ideal for students from 5th - 9th grade. The course covers the basic...

Yoga Saturday

Please join us for a free Yoga class that is suitable for beginners. Dress comfortably. We have yoga mats to loan you!

Conversation Cafe: Russian

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

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...

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...

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.

Master Gardeners: Growing Citrus Successfully

Master Gardener Pamela Trounstine will explain how to plant it, feed it, prune it, protect it, and reap the benefits in your home garden.

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...

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 & 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...

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...

Leprechaun Trap

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.

Makerspace Training: Laser Cutter

Would you like to create fun, custom projects using our laser cutter? Come to one of our trainings in the TeenHQ Makerspace, located on the mezzanine above...

Movement & Mindfulness

Join an experienced yoga instructor in a relaxing, beginner-level weekly practice focusing on stretching and mindfulness. All ages and experience levels are...

Nowruz Sprouting Grass Heads

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

Science Fiction Book Club

We read a variety of science fiction works. Join us on the 2nd Saturday of the month, at 11:00 a.m. Note: November's date is to be determined For more...

Silicon Valley Reads Film Screening: Scenes of a Crime

Join us to view the documentary “Scenes of a Crime.” This riveting true crime documentary explores a haunting question: What might lead an innocent man to...

One-on-One Computer and Tech Tutoring with Teach Seniors Technology

Do you need help with your computer? Are you wondering how to create that excel sheet? Or are you stuck with an application, not knowing how to continue? ...

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...

Touch & Play! Sensory Play Date

Little ones love to touch everything! So we’ve put together a special play date just for them! Join us for some fun sensory play activities with your kids...

Animal Origami For Kids

Come learn some cool animal origami designs from our teen volunteers and go home with your own origami frogs, bunnies, and more!

Citizenship Class

*ATTENTION: Our program facilitator will be taking a break for the holidays and will resume classes on January 6, 2018. Learn English phrases, Civics,...

Conversation Cafe: Spanish

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

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...

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...

Young Entrepreneur Summit for Girls

You may love Snapchat, but what if you could design something even better… and make millions from doing so? Students will develop apps from scratch before...

Jump for Joy Music

Jump For Joy Music performs engaging and energetic music that guarantees a fun time. Jump for Joy Music is a cooperative learning experience that teaches...

Nowruz Sprouting Grass Heads

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

Silicon Valley Reads Film Screening: Scottsboro-An American Tragedy

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...

ACLU People Power Action Event

Join the ACLU on March 11 for a livestream viewing of the ACLU's launch of People Power. We'll watch the Resistance Training live and talk about next steps...

i.code

This is the first of six stand-alone, hands-on workshops that we are offering which explore different concepts and applications of computer science from...

Chiquy Boom

This fun bilingual silly magic show will include music and movement games for children of all ages. Let’s play, dance and have fun in English and Spanish...

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...

Family Math and Engineering Presented by The Tech Museum of Innovation/ Family Math and Engineering presentado por The Tech Museum of Innovation

Free bilingual classes in English and Spanish for families! Class #2: Go the Distance: Measurement - Methods of measurement are put to the test as families...

Leprechaun Trap

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.

Meet Fan Artist Tamtamdi

Celebrate the Niantic's release of Generation II Pokémon by joining us for a Q&A with fan artist Tamtamdi as she shares via Google Hangouts what inspires her...

Silicon Valley Reads Film Screening: Twelve Angry Men

Join us to view the movie “Twelve Angry Men.” A jury argues a case in a stuffy room on a hot summer's day. Eleven say "guilty!" But one holdout is convinced...

VITA Free Tax Preparation

The VITA Program offers free help with taxes to low-to moderate-income people who cannot prepare their own tax returns. VITA volunteers are trained to do...

ESL Class Referral_Meet teacher Cris

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

One on One Computer Help

Learn basic computer skills with a one-on-one volunteer computer tutor.

Unity Wreath

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.

Children's Concert w/ Sean's Music Factory

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...

Leprechaun Trap

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.

CS First

Empowering students to create with technology, our computer science materials are provided by Google and target grades 4 through 8 (ages 9-14) and will be...

Chess Club

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

Juggling for Beginners

Learn how to juggle in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Studies show that juggling can promote and improve cognitive functioning and development. This program is...

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...

Nowruz Sprouting Grass Heads

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

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...

One-on-One Computer Help

Drop by the Evergreen Branch Library for one-on-one assistance with basic computer issues. Our Evergreen Tech Mentors are skilled volunteers who can help...

Reading Buddies

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...

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...

CLASS FULL - Key Seed Piano Tutoring for Children

THIS SESSION OF KEY SEED PIANO TUTORING IS NOW FULL. PLEASE CHECK BACK IN THE SUMMER TO REGISTER FOR THE NEXT SESSION OF THIS PROGRAM or EMAIL...

Saturday, March 11


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