Events

Wednesday, March 15

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 "Post Office"

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Children's Discovery Museum Storytime

Join us for a special storytime with Ms. Vera Escobedo from the Children's Discovery Museum. This storytime will allow children to explore new sounds, and...

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...

Wee Play Date

Come play with us! The San José Public Library is hosting a year long series of community play dates! Enjoy fun activities with your kids, meet other...

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...

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...

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!

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 for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. We have a half hour of storytime followed by a...

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...

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;...

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...

Mental Health Outreach Table

A mental health specialist from the Santa Clara County Department of Health will be available to answer questions and hand out information every 3rd Wednesday.

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...

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...

Homework Center

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

Conversation Cafe: Korean

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

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...

Game On! Board Game Fun

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

Katie Reads to Children

Miss Katie will read to children or help them with their reading.

LEGO® Fun

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...

Make with Holly! Peer Sessions in the Makerspace

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...

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.

Homework Club for Grades K-8

NOTE: Wednesday, April 18th's Homework Club has been cancelled. The club will begin again on April 25th! Having homework trouble? Join us for our weekly...

Phun with Physics!

Learn about science through exciting hands-on projects! This is a FREE 5-week after-school program offered for 3rd - 6th grade students in the Hillview...

Reading to Rover!

Children are invited to practice reading to gentle, trained assistance dogs just longing for kids to read to them. Share your favorite story and make a new...

Senior Peer Advocates

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

Conversation Café - Arabic

Learn simple words & simple phrases in these FREE six-week class series. FREE - Beginning, Basic Conversational Language Instruction Learn Simple Words &...

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....

LEGO® Fun

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...

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.

MathBuddy Homework Help

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

MathMatters!

This program helps K-8 grade students master foundational math concepts from the common core standards. It then builds on those foundations to help students...

Medical Science for Middle Schoolers

(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...

Teen Tech Week- Paper Circuit Tinkering

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.

Wii for Teens

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

teensReach Meeting

This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18 meets once a month on the second Tuesdays of the month. Get involved, earn volunteer hours...

9 Week Basic Entrepreneur Workshop / Programa Incubador de Negocios

Create a plan to grow your small business. 9 consecutive weeks. Mondays in English - March 13 through May 8 9 semanas consecutivas. Miércoles en español -...

Citizenship Class

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

One in Math

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...

teensReach Meeting at Evergreen

This leadership and volunteer service group for accepted teensReach volunteers ages 13 - 18 meets monthly on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 5...

teensReach meeting

Every third Wednesday of the month. (except April 18, 2018) This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18. Get involved, earn volunteer...

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 / El Club de Conversación de ESL

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 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...

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.

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.

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.

Tub Teas for Teens

Teens put together soul soothing herbs to turn bathwater into an herbal infusion. Make a gift for a family member, friend or yourself and take time to relax...

Councilmember Chappie Jones - Public Office Hours

Join Councilmember Chappie Jones to share your thoughts or ask questions – no appointment necessary! No meeting in July 2017.

Family Storytime  Cancelled August 16- September 27, 2017

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...

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...

Financial Empowerment

In this series of workshops you will learn about financial basics, including topics such as: · Anti-Payday Lending - 6/7 · Banking Basics - 6/14 ·...

Conversation Café - Mandarin

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

Master Gardeners

Join us for a variety of topics pertaining to gardening every other month. Visit http://mgsantaclara.ucanr.edu/events/ to see upcoming topics and for more...

Silicon Valley Reads Film Screening: Witch Hunt

Join us to view the documentary “Witch Hunt.” Sean Penn narrates this film about a local justice system that abused its own power. The story of California...

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