Events

Saturday, March 25

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

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...

Almaden Branch Library  
CLASS FULL - Girls Who Code

CLASS FULL - Girls Who Code 10am

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,...

Berryessa Branch Library  

Limited space, please register in advance :)

CLASS FULL - Girls Who Code Class

CLASS FULL - Girls Who Code Class 10am

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,...

Calabazas Branch Library, Group Study Room  

Limited space, please register in advance :)

Calligraphy Thư Pháp Căn Bản

Calligraphy Thư Pháp Căn Bản 10am

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...

Tully Community Branch Library, FLC Room  
Computer Help

Computer Help 10am

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

Educational Park Branch Library, Tech Connect  
FULL—Life Skills Academy: Self Defense (Woman's Session)

FULL—Life Skills Academy: Self Defense (Woman's... 10am

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...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 225  
Friends of the Calabazas Branch Library Book Sale

Friends of the Calabazas Branch Library Book Sale 10am

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

Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room  
Friends of the Village Square Library Book Sale

Friends of the Village Square Library Book Sale 10am

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...

Village Square Branch Library, In front of the library  
Introduction to Java Programming for 6th-12th graders

Introduction to Java Programming for 6th-12th... 10am

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...

Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room  
Khmer Language Class

Khmer Language Class 10am

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

Hillview Branch Library, FLC Classroom and Area  
Mexican Folkloric Dancing Class  / Clase de Baile Folklórico

Mexican Folkloric Dancing Class / Clase de... 10am

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  
Tutoring Help

Tutoring Help 10am

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,...

Hillview Branch Library, Teen Room  
VITA Tax Preparation

VITA Tax Preparation 10am

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

Seven Trees Branch Library, Senior Lounge (Room 6) on the 1st FL  
VITA Tax Preparation - Ayuda con los impuestos gratis con VITA

VITA Tax Preparation - Ayuda con los impuestos... 10am

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...

East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Tech Center  
VITA Tax Preparation - LAST DAY: April 8, 2017

VITA Tax Preparation - LAST DAY: April 8, 2017 10am

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...

West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room  
Yoga Saturday

Yoga Saturday 10:15am

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

Alviso Branch Library, Community Room  
Conversation Cafe: Russian

Conversation Cafe: Russian 10:30am

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

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor, Room 390  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 10:30am

Focus on speaking and learning phrases for social interaction. Learn common greetings, classroom expressions, skills for daily living. Handouts will be...

Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room and Group Study B or A  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 10:30am

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

Tully Community Branch Library, Study Room B  
Family Storytime and Stay & Play

Family Storytime and Stay & Play 10:30am

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...

Pearl Avenue Branch Library  
Free Guitar Practice

Free Guitar Practice 10:30am

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.

Hillview Branch Library, Community Room  
ESL Conversation Club * ESL Club de Conversación

ESL Conversation Club * ESL Club de Conversación 11am

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

Hillview Branch Library, Study Room B  
Family Storytime and Stay & Play

Family Storytime and Stay & Play 11am

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...

Berryessa Branch Library  
Family Storytime and Stay & Play

Family Storytime and Stay & Play 11am

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...

Village Square Branch Library  
LEGO® Fun

LEGO® Fun 11am

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...

Bascom Branch Library, Bascom Children's area  
Makerspace Training: Sewing Machine & Serger

Makerspace Training: Sewing Machine & Serger 11am

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...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ  
Movement & Mindfulness

Movement & Mindfulness 11am

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

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Community Room  
Open Space Authority: Wildflowers & Wildlife

Open Space Authority: Wildflowers & Wildlife 11am

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

Willow Glen Branch Library  
Spoon Bugs

Spoon Bugs 11am

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

Vineland Branch Library  
Wee Play Date

Wee Play Date 11am

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,...

Bascom Branch Library  
One-on-One Computer and Tech Tutoring with Teach Seniors Technology

One-on-One Computer and Tech Tutoring with... 11:15am

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? ...

Almaden Branch Library, Computers on the side of Tech Center  
Family Storytime

Family Storytime 11:30am

Join us at the library for a fun-filled storytime for the whole family. Songs, stories, and fingerplays to make your day.

Educational Park Branch Library  
Reading Buddies K-3

Reading Buddies K-3 11:30am

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...

Evergreen Branch Library, Children's Area  
Citizenship Class

Citizenship Class 12pm

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

Hillview Branch Library, Family Learning Center Classroom  
Conversation Cafe: Spanish

Conversation Cafe: Spanish 12pm

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

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor, Room 390  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 12pm

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

Pearl Avenue Branch Library  
One-on-One Computer Help

One-on-One Computer Help 12pm

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...

Village Square Branch Library, Lobby  
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  
Basic Computer Help

Basic 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 a computer? Come for...

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Tech Center  
Bilingual Family Storytime Spanish/English

Bilingual Family Storytime Spanish/English 1pm

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...

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library  
Geography for Tomorrow: Space

Geography for Tomorrow: Space 1pm

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

Tully Community Branch Library  
Migration Map (Mapa de Migración)

Migration Map (Mapa de Migración) 1pm

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  
Volunteer Away Your Fines as a Branch Buddy EVENT NOW FULL

Volunteer Away Your Fines as a Branch Buddy... 1pm

EVENT NOW FULL Please check out our other opportunities Every now and then, libraries need a little extra love from the communities they serve. You can...

Hillview Branch Library  
Music and Movement at Evergreen Branch Library!

Music and Movement at Evergreen Branch Library! 1:30pm

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...

Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room  
i.code

i.code 1:30pm

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...

Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room  
Chiquy Boom

Chiquy Boom 2pm

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...

Seven Trees Branch Library  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 2pm

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

Family Math and Engineering Presented by The... 2pm

Free bilingual classes in English and Spanish for families! Class #4: Pattern Play: Logic, Classification, and Patterns - Families play with patterns and...

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

Life Skills Academy: Self Defense (Men's Session) 2pm

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...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 225  
Reading to Children

Reading to Children 2pm

Manju, our trained volunteer, will be reading to children of all ages in the Children's Room. Come listen to some wonderful stories!

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room  
VITA Free Tax Preparation

VITA Free Tax Preparation 2pm

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...

Hillview Branch Library, FLC Area  
Zunzun: The Water Beat

Zunzun: The Water Beat 2pm

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...

Berryessa Branch Library  
Cinco de Mayo: Book & Craft

Cinco de Mayo: Book & Craft 3pm

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...

Alviso Branch Library  
ESL Class Referral_Meet teacher Cris

ESL Class Referral_Meet teacher Cris 3pm

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

Seven Trees Branch Library, FLC Room  
One on One Computer Help

One on One Computer Help 3pm

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

Pearl Avenue Branch Library  
Persian New Year Music Celebration with Mehr Ensemble

Persian New Year Music Celebration with Mehr... 3:30pm

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...

West Valley Branch Library  
Robotics Workshop with Legos

Robotics Workshop with Legos 3:30pm

Explore the world of science, technology, and engineeringLearn robotics basicsGrades 1st-5thTaught by SVKids.orgFree. Space is limited. Please come in...

East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Community Room  
Tutoring: Math (4th-12th grade) and Computer Science Programming

Tutoring: Math (4th-12th grade) and Computer... 3:30pm

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

Bascom Branch Library, Group Study Room 1  
Chess Club

Chess Club 4pm

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

Hillview Branch Library, Children's Area  
Knitting Club

Knitting Club 4pm

Like to Knit? Bring your project and join our knitting club. Everyone welcome! Related eResources Interested in more craft ideas? Download free issues of...

Almaden Branch Library  
One on One Computer Help

One on One Computer Help 4pm

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...

Edenvale Branch Library, Internet Cafe  
One-on-One Computer Help

One-on-One Computer Help 4pm

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...

Evergreen Branch Library, Internet Cafe  
Reading Buddies

Reading Buddies 4pm

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  
Success Without Stress

Success Without Stress 4pm

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...

Village Square Branch Library, Group Study Room 2  
CS First

CS First 4:15pm

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...

Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room  

Limited space, please register in advance :)

Kidz Kode: Computer Programming

Kidz Kode: Computer Programming 4:15pm

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...

Bascom Branch Library, Family Learning Classroom  
Build Beyond ! Learning with LEGO® for Kids

Build Beyond ! Learning with LEGO® for Kids 4:30pm

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

West Valley Branch Library  

Limited space, please register in advance :)

CLASS FULL - Key Seed Piano Tutoring for Children

CLASS FULL - Key Seed Piano Tutoring for Children 4:30pm

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...

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

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