Events

Tuesday, March 7

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...

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,...

YMCA Early Learning Readiness Program

The East Valley Family YMCA partners with SJPL to offer a free ongoing preschool & play program for registered children and parents at Hillview Branch...

FULL CLASSES_Free ESL Classes / NO HAY CUPO_Clases gratuitas de inglés

Classes: January 9th through May 30th 2017 Occurring on Tuesdays and Thursdays on a weekly basis. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Practice speaking and...

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...

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.

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...

Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay and 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

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

First Tuesday of each month all children ages 3-8 and their families are invited to participate in this lively and interactive monthly storytime. Children...

Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

There will be a storytime break on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2. Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills. Hear...

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

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

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...

Toddler Storytime & Stay and 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...

Parenting Bingo

First Tuesday of each Month Parenting Bingo game is designed to keep parents entertained while they learn parenting skills. Come and learn parenting...

Silicon Valley Reads ESL Conversation Class

An ESL class will introduce vocabulary and terms related to the Silicon Valley film series to give participants a chance (1) to learn more about key...

Amigos T-Shirt Drawing or Sale & Face Painting / Rifa o venta de playeras y pintacaritas de los Amigos

The Amigos de la Biblioteca Latinoamericana (Friends Group) are sponsoring a t-shirt drawing/sale and face painting for kids. Come support the Biblioteca...

Homework Center

Free homework tutoring is offered in English and Spanish for grades K-12. Parent must register the child at first session.

Reading to Children with Ms. Nancy (on hiaturs)

Our trained volunteer, Ms. Nancy, reads to children in the Children’s Area! Children enjoy one-on-one interaction with the reader, and they can choose the...

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...

Tech Mentor

Working happily away only to stumble across a computer issue? Then ask our Tech Mentor! Questions about e-mail, printing, online resumes, and other technical...

Homework Club

Students in Kindergarten through Eighth Grade can bring their homework in and get help from our Coordinator and Tutors.

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

Need help with your homework? Volunteer tutors will be available to help K - 8th grade students with their homework. Drop in & Sign in. Parents must...

Science4U for Grades 2-5 at the Bascom Branch Library

Science4U is a FREE, fun science program involving lectures, hands-on activities, and worksheets. This is a four week series with each week covering a...

ESL Class Referral_Meet teacher Cris

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

El Club de Tejido: para principantes (Knitting Club for Beginners in Spanish)

La Sra. Ana Maria Ramírez va dirigir y enseña el arte de tejer con estambre, abujas o gancho para todos quien quieran aprender y son principiantes. Para...

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...

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...

Paper Circuit Tinkering

Create a paper circuit and light up a greeting card or an origami animal. Learn the basics of electricity, how circuits function and bring your artwork to...

Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

Youth ages 8-12 are invited to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse. Participants will work in groups using creativity and problem solving skills on one of several...

Teen Tech Week- Paper Circuit Tinkering

Create a paper circuit and light up a greeting card or an origami animal. Learn the basics of electricity, how circuits function and bring your artwork to life.

TeensReach Meeting

Join a monthly meeting for teens interested in Hillview Library and community volunteer activities on the 1st Saturday of each month. Bring your creativity...

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.

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...

Word Study - Literacy

Learn: Intro to Latin, Greek & Anglo-Saxon spelling clues to identify origins in our English words. For 4-6 grade (1 1/2 hour session). Tuesday, March 7...

OneInMath Class for grades K-3

One session from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. will be offered at this branch. Children in kindergarten to 3rd-grade learn simple ways to add, subtract, multiply,...

CLASS FULL - Girls who Code Class

Are you interested in learning how to code? Registration is now open for the 2017-2018 Girls Who Code session at the West Valley Library. Girls Who Code is...

ESL Writing Class

ESL learners will be taught different practical writing skills. This FREE ESL Writing class is specially designed for English-as-a-Second-Language learners...

Special Storytime with author Colin Eldred-Cohen

Join us for a very special storytime featuring author Colin Eldred-Cohen and his first picture book, The Fire Truck That Got Lost. About the Author:...

eReader Tutorial

Get hands-on help with borrowing and downloading FREE library eBooks and eAudiobooks to your Kindle, Nook, iPad or other eReading device. You are welcome to...

Clase de Nutricion

Venga y aprenda a cocinar recetas saludables para su familia. Recibirá un regalo por cada clase que atienda! Tambien recibirá un certificado al completar...

Reading is Power/¡Leer es Poder!- Tween Bilingual Book Club

This book club meets for 3 weeks. Come practice your English and Spanish as we discuss some of your favorite tween books. Books can be read in either...

Village Square Chess Club

Learn to play chess at the Village Square Library! Beginners and intermediate level. Registeration is required. Participants may also register at the...

Reading to Children:  Stories with Ms Kathy

Join Ms. Kathy for stories, songs, and more every Tuesday evening at 6pm.

Silicon Valley Reads: San Jose Earthquakes Storytime

Join us at Rose Garden Branch as San Jose Earthquakes player Tommy Thompson reads the children's selection for Silicon Valley Reads. Children and families...

Intermediate Line Dancing

The Line Dancing Class is designed for intermediate level participants. However, anyone is welcome to join. No pre-registration is necessary for this free...

Holistic Moms Network

The Holistic Moms Network is a non-profit organization connecting parents who are interested in holistic health and green living. This month we discuss...

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