Events

Saturday, March 4

And Justice For All: Teen Essay Contest

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

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 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...

Cambrian 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...

Village Square 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...

Alum Rock 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...

East San José Carnegie 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  
Basic Computer Help

Basic Computer Help 10am

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...

Alum Rock Branch Library, Tech Center  
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 Assistance with a Tech Mentor Volunteer

Computer Assistance with a Tech Mentor Volunteer 10am

Tech mentoring and Computer 1-on-1 assistance A Volunteer Tech Mentor/computer coach will be available to help customers increase their computer skills. ...

Bascom Branch Library, Tech Center  
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  
District 2 Councilmember's Public hours.

District 2 Councilmember's Public hours. 10am

Councilmember Sergio Jimenez, D2 office hours.

Edenvale Branch Library  
Friends of the Alum Rock Branch Library Book Sale

Friends of the Alum Rock Branch Library Book Sale 10am

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...

Alum Rock Branch Library, Community Room  
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  
Learn Baby Sign language

Learn Baby Sign language 10am

Baby Sign Language gives parents the opportunity to communicate with children long before babies can verbalize their wants and needs. This program will...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room  
Maker[Space]Ship: Veggielution

Maker[Space]Ship: Veggielution 10am

The Maker[Space]Ship will host a STEAM program series, open to all ages, at Emma Prusch Park during Veggielution's "First Saturday" event. Space on board is...

647 S King Rd, San Jose, CA 95116  
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  
Migration Map (Mapa de Migración)

Migration Map (Mapa de Migración) 10am

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,...

Alum Rock Branch Library, Marketplace  
Technology for Seniors

Technology for Seniors 10am

Are you ready to learn new technology? Do you have questions about technology you currently own? Then bring your devices and questions to the Berryessa...

Berryessa Branch Library, Study Room C  
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  
Scratch Programming Class

Scratch Programming Class 10:15am

This Scratch Programming Course, from CPFA (Computer Programming for all) is ideal for students from 5th - 9th grade. The course covers the basic...

Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room  

Limited space, please register in advance :)

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. Bring your own instrument.

Hillview Branch Library, Community Room  
Senior Health Information from Sourcewise

Senior Health Information from Sourcewise 10:30am

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

Bascom Branch Library  
Village Square Book Club

Village Square Book Club 10:30am

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...

Village Square Branch Library, Group Study Room 2  
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  
Family Storytime and Stay and Play

Family Storytime and Stay and 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...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room  
Family Storytime with Sergio Ruzzier, Author of The Bear & the Bee

Family Storytime with Sergio Ruzzier, Author of... 11am

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...

Berryessa Branch Library  
Inclusive Storytime

Inclusive Storytime 11am

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...

Berryessa 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: CNC Machine

Makerspace Training: CNC Machine 11am

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...

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...

Alum Rock Branch Library, Community Room  
Music and Movement

Music and Movement 11am

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

Tully Community Branch Library, Children Room, Community Room  
Unity Wreath

Unity Wreath 11am

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.

Alviso 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  
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 who...

Evergreen Branch Library, Children's Area  
Seven Trees Book Club

Seven Trees Book Club 11:30am

Everyone is invited to attend Seven Trees Library’s monthly Book Club which takes place every first Saturday at 11:30am. We will read and discuss different...

Seven Trees Branch Library, Group Study Room 1  
Thump! Drum Circle

Thump! Drum Circle 11:30am

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

Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room  
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, FLC- 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 Classes-  Level 2 Low Beginning Reading/Listening (Quick and Easy English)

ESL Classes- Level 2 Low Beginning... 12pm

Students will learn and practice: Phrases and vocabulary for daily activities, ask and answer simple questions, use polite requests, greetings and...

Seven Trees Branch Library, FLC Room  
ESL Conversation Club - On Hiatus

ESL Conversation Club - On Hiatus 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  
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...

Alum Rock Branch Library  
Reading to Dogs

Reading to Dogs 1pm

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...

Hillview Branch Library, Children's area  
Silicon Valley Reads Film Screening: Twelve Angry Men

Silicon Valley Reads Film Screening: Twelve... 1pm

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...

Joyce Ellington 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  
One-on-One Computer Help

One-on-One Computer Help 1:30pm

Drop by the Vineland Branch Library for one-on-one assistance with basic computer issues. Our Vineland Tech Mentors are skilled volunteers who can help...

Vineland Branch Library  
Silicon Valley Reads Film Screening: Scenes of a Crime

Silicon Valley Reads Film Screening: Scenes of... 1:30pm

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...

Willow Glen Branch Library  
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  
Cancelled Event_Silicon Valley Young Coder's Club

Cancelled Event_Silicon Valley Young Coder's Club 2pm

Interested in learning more about computer science, programming, and how to launch your own startup? Join a new session of the Silicon Valley Young Coder’s...

Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Community Room  
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 #1: Getting in Shape: Shapes, Symmetry, and Structures - Explore the importance of shapes...

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

FranNet Small Business Series: Franchising - A... 2pm

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

Berryessa Branch Library, Community Room  
LEGO® Fun

LEGO® Fun 2pm

Please join us at 2:00 p.m., for our LEGO® Fun meeting. We will have lots of LEGO® blocks for the big kids, and DUPLO® blocks and Mega Blocks for the...

Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room  
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  
Rock 'n' Roll Women: Rock Music History with Richie Unterberger

Rock 'n' Roll Women: Rock Music History with... 2pm

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...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library  
Silicon Valley Reads Film Screening: Presunto Culpable/Presumed Guilty

Silicon Valley Reads Film Screening: Presunto... 2pm

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...

Alum Rock Branch Library  
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  
Adults Create: Origami

Adults Create: Origami 2:30pm

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...

Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room  
 ESL Writing Class

ESL Writing Class 3pm

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

Bascom Branch Library, Group Study Room 2  
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  
Chess Club

Chess Club 3:30pm

Learn to play chess. Program will be offered on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month in the children's area. For all ages!

Seven Trees Branch Library  
Fun with Programming: Silicon Valley Kids

Fun with Programming: Silicon Valley Kids 3:30pm

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

Tully Community Branch Library, FLC Room  
FunMath4Kids

FunMath4Kids 3:30pm

Need help with math? Come to the Seven Trees Library for tutoring. FunMath4Kids is a FREE math tutoring program for K-5th students. Kids will have fun...

Seven Trees Branch Library  
Let's Speak Chinese 我爱听故事

Let's Speak Chinese 我爱听故事 3:30pm

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...

West Valley Branch Library, Community Room  
CS First

CS First 4pm

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 :)

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  
Juggling for Beginners

Juggling for Beginners 4pm

Learn how to juggle in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Studies show that juggling can promote and improve cognitive functioning and development. This program is...

Village Square Branch Library, Community Room  
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  
One-on-One Technology Help

One-on-One Technology Help 4pm

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  
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  
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...

Alum Rock Branch Library, Family Learning Center  
LEGO® Fun

LEGO® Fun 4:30pm

Come with your creativity and imagination! We'll have large blocks for the very young and the smaller Legos for older children. Drop in or come weekly -...

Seven Trees Branch Library  
Youth Science Enthusiasts Science Club

Youth Science Enthusiasts Science Club 4:30pm

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

Alum Rock Branch Library, Community Room  

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