Events

Wednesday, March 29

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...

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...

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

Come by to hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills preschoolers need to become successful readers and succeed in school. This lively storytime is...

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...

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...

Inclusive Storytime and Stay & Play

All children ages 3-8 and their families are invited to participate in this lively and interactive monthly story time. Children with varying learning styles...

Japanese/English Storytelling

Join us for a fun bilingual storytelling session!

Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

This is a lively storytime with music and fingerplays, and rhymes. We have a half hour of storytime followed with a half hour of play. Come join us!

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/Toddler Storytime & Stay and Play

Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills. Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to...

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...

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...

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.

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,...

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...

Homework Coach

Students in grades K-12 can get help with their homework, or guidance in improving their math and reading skills.

Citizenship Information from CET

Come and learn how to become a U.S. Citizen! An Immigration Specialist from Center for Employment Training’s Immigration and Citizenship Program will be here...

Game On! Board Game Fun

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

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...

Norma Reads to Children (English or Spanish)

Norma will read stories in English and Spanish. Children can practice their reading skills by reading to Norma. For kids of all ages.

Music and Movement at Joyce Ellington Library!

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...

Homework Club (English/Spanish)

Need help with your homework? Volunteer tutors will be available to help K - 8th grade students with their homework after school. Homework help is available...

Homework Club for Grades K-8

Volunteers will be available to help children in Grades K-8 with their homework. Parents must complete registration.

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...

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.

ESL Class Referral_Meet teacher Cris

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

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 starting...

MathBuddy Homework Help

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

MathMatters!

This program helps 6th and 7th grade students master foundational math concepts from the common core standards. It then builds on those foundations to help...

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...

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...

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 Tax Preparation

VITA offers free tax help to hard working individuals and families whose income is less than $53,000. Assistance is available in English, Spanish, and...

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!

Reading to Furry Friends

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

Science for Youth!

The March Program showcases the basics of chemistry such as the periodic table, bonding, acids and bases, and more! Students from Harker Academy host a...

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

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...

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...

Reading Buddies

Trained teen volunteers listen to children in K-3rd grade who want to practice their reading skills at Edenvale Branch library. Teens will ask questions...

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...

Bilingual Family Storytime!  \ Hora de cuentos bilingüe en familia

Start 2017 with a new storytime schedule and come join us for a bilingual (English/Spanish) storytime to enjoy stories, songs and movement activities that...

CANCELLED_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...

Lớp Computer Căn Bản -Computer Class in Vietnamese

Lớp học dạy cách sử dụng computer và hệ thống Internet. Đến để nhận sự hướng dẫn dùng máy tính bao gồm Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel,và làm một email. ...

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...

Author Talk with Colin Eldred-Cohen

Join us for a special conversation with local children’s book author, Colin Eldred-Cohen. Colin will be discussing his first published book, The Fire Tuck...

Bilingual Family Storytime Vietnamese/English

On the 4th Wednesday of each month, bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and...

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.

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