Events

Saturday, March 4

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 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...

Friends of the Alum Rock Branch Library Book Sale

Shop at our huge book sale and purchase gently used hardcover, paperback and children's books, CDs and DVDs at rock bottom prices! All book sale proceeds...

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.

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...

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 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...

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...

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.

Senior Health Information from Sourcewise

Learn about resources available to senior citizens in this presentation by Sourcewise. Sourcewise is a nonprofit organization providing services such as...

Village Square Book Club

Do you love reading and talking about favorite books with friends? Then join the Village Square Book Club! The Club meets on the first Sat. of each month at...

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...

Family Storytime with Sergio Ruzzier, Author of The Bear & the Bee

Sergio Ruzzier, the author of The Bear and the Bee, will host a special family storytime. The Bear and the Bee is an official Silicon Valley Reads 2017...

Inclusive Storytime

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...

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: CNC Machine

Would you like to create fun, custom projects using our CNC machine? 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...

Music and Movement

Enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well as language ability in your child. These are...

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.

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...

Thump! Drum Circle

Join us for a fun hour of noise, rhythm and drums! For families with children. Drums are provided by the library.

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...

Reading to Dogs

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 #1: Getting in Shape: Shapes, Symmetry, and Structures - Explore the importance of shapes...

FranNet Small Business Series: Franchising - A Career, Investment, or Both!

Business consultants from FranNet will be holding a series of information sessions for those interested in Small Business Ownership. Have you ever wondered...

Rock 'n' Roll Women: Rock Music History with Richie Unterberger

Richie Unterberger is the author of 11 rock history books, a teacher of rock history courses at Bay Area colleges and community education programs, and has...

Silicon Valley Reads Film Screening: Presunto Culpable/Presumed Guilty

Join us to view the documentary “Presunto Culpable/Presumed Guilty.” In December 2005 Toño Zuniga was picked up off the street in Mexico City, Mexico, and...

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...

Adults Create: Origami

This month, we will be kicking off a new series of events with Origami, both simple and complex. Turn junk mail and recycled paper into something pretty or...

 ESL Writing Class

This FREE ESL Writing class is specially designed for English learners to improve basic writing skills. Students will learn different practical writing...

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.

Fun with Programming: Silicon Valley Kids

Students will gain an introduction to programming by learning basic computer science principles, through interactive activities. They will then practice...

Let's Speak Chinese 我爱听故事

有趣的中文故事会! 爸爸妈妈哥哥姐姐一起来给我们讲故事,猜字谜,做游戏。我们要欢乐学中文!我爱听故事! Let’s speak Chinese! Stories, Poems, Riddles, Word Games. A lot of fun! This event will be in Chinese...

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...

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...

One-on-One Technology Help

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

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...

Youth Science Enthusiasts Science Club

Youth Science Enthusiasts is an organization that inspires a passion for science in all students through science fairs, experiments, and other related...

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