Events

Saturday, March 25

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...

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 Help

Drop-in to learn general computer knowledge and how to use internet, email, Microsoft Word, and online job applications. Volunteers available on Saturdays...

FULL—Life Skills Academy: Self Defense (Woman's Session)

Life doesn’t come with an instruction manual. Everything Action Movies Didn't Teach You About Self Defense is part of the Life Skills Academy, a program...

Friends of the Calabazas Branch Library Book Sale

Our Saturday Book Sale is where you’ll find gently used books, CDs, and much more! Your purchase directly supports programming at the library!

Friends of the Village Square Library Book Sale

Come browse the Friends of the Village Square Library's Book Sale. Great bargains can be found on gently used books and media. All proceeds support programs...

Introduction to Java Programming for 6th-12th graders

Register online now open- but only to the first twenty students who are able to attend all four sessions, March 4-April 1. MathAndCoding, an award-winning...

Khmer Language Class

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

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...

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 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

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 - 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...

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.

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...

Makerspace Training: Sewing Machine & Serger

Would you like to create fun, custom projects using our sewing machine and/or serger? Come to one of our trainings in the TeenHQ Makerspace, located on the...

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...

Open Space Authority: Wildflowers & Wildlife

Every spring, Open Space Authority preserves come alive with amazing wildflower displays. The preserves are full of baby animals, blooming flowers and...

Spoon Bugs

Make insects such as ants, ladybugs and dragonflies out of plastic spoons and learn about their roles in our ecosystems. Recommended for preschool and...

Wee Play Date

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

Zunzun: The Water Beat

All around us water is constantly moving and dancing around in creeks, rivers, evaporation and rain. Learn how to incorporate these movements and sounds into...

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...

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...

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...

Bilingual Family Storytime Spanish/English 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...

Geography for Tomorrow: Space

Geography for Tomorrow is an award winning nonprofit organization that aims to spread geo-literacy to youth, teaching topics ranging from political geography...

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,...

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 #4: Pattern Play: Logic, Classification, and Patterns - Families play with patterns and...

Life Skills Academy: Self Defense (Men's Session)

Life doesn’t come with an instruction manual. Everything Action Movies Didn't Teach You About Self Defense is part of the Life Skills Academy, a program...

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...

Zunzun: The Water Beat

All around us water is constantly moving and dancing around in creeks, rivers, evaporation and rain. Learn how to incorporate these movements and sounds into...

Cinco de Mayo: Book & Craft

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and Mexican culture at your local library. Learn about the history of Cinco de Mayo and then stay for a reading of the award wining...

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.

Persian New Year Music Celebration with Mehr Ensemble

Please join us to celebrate the first day of Spring, and the Persian New Year at West Valley Branch Library. This year we are proud to host Persian local...

Tutoring: Math (4th-12th grade) and Computer Science Programming

Need help with math (Grades 4th-12th) or computer science? Siddharth, our very capable volunteer, provides tutoring in advanced math concepts including...

Chess Club

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

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...

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...

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...

Kidz Kode: Computer Programming

Kidz Kode is a free program for children (ages 9 to 14) to help master basic logic skills and build strong foundations in computer programming. Our goal is...

Build Beyond ! Learning with LEGO® for Kids

Learning with LEGO® engages younger children by introducing them to fun, stress free activities that focus on different skills such as teamwork, problem...

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...

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