Events

Saturday, April 1

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  
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 Pearl Avenue Branch Library Book Sale

Friends of Pearl Avenue Branch Library Book Sale 10am

Red books, Blue books, Tall books, Small books. Books, books, books ... and DVDs, CDs, etc. This is a great place to shop for gifts, too. All will be...

Pearl Avenue 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  
Lớp Computer Căn Bản - \Computer Class in Vietnamese

Lớp Computer Căn Bản - \Computer Class in... 10am

Classes take place every 1st and 3rd Saturdays. Learn how to use a computer and navigate the internet. Receive instruction in a variety of computer...

Seven Trees Branch Library, Tech Center  
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  
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

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  
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  
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  
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  
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: Soldering Iron & Tools

Makerspace Training: Soldering Iron & Tools 11am

Would you like to create fun, custom projects using our soldering iron or hand and power tools? Come to one of our trainings in the TeenHQ Makerspace,...

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  
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 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  
Alum Rock teensReach Presents: April Fools' Escape Room

Alum Rock teensReach Presents: April Fools'... 12pm

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Library teensReach Hosts: April Fools' Escape Room. Love slapstick? Like puzzles and clues? Then check out our April Fools'...

Alum Rock Branch Library, Study Room A  
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  
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  
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  
Open Space Authority: Wildflowers & Wildlife

Open Space Authority: Wildflowers & Wildlife 1pm

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

Santa Teresa 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  
Solar Observation: Presentation + Telescopic Observation

Solar Observation: Presentation + Telescopic... 1pm

The San Jose Astronomy Club will give a 45 minute presentation on Solar Astronomy, followed by a hands-on viewing of the Sun through telescopes!

Berryessa Branch Library  
Fiesta Dance Party for Preschoolers, Infants & Toddlers Celebrates 1000 Books Before Kinder

Fiesta Dance Party for Preschoolers, Infants... 1:30pm

Come celebrate El Dia de los Niños/El Día de los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day) with your friends at the library! Celebrate about 1000 Books before...

Evergreen 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  
CLASS FULL: IDEA: Innovative Development by Entrepreneurs Association

CLASS FULL: IDEA: Innovative Development by... 2pm

Are you into business? Being creative and building your own company? Ever wondered how it would be to be your own boss when you are older? Sign up for a free...

Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room  

Limited space, please register in advance :)

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  
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  
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  
Village Square Advanced Chess Club

Village Square Advanced Chess Club 2:15pm

The Village Square Advanced Chess Club is a free weekly chess club for tournament level chess players ages 7 to 15 with USCF rating above 400 or equivalent...

Village Square Branch Library, Group Study Room 2  
Adults Create: April: Make a Book Safe or Book Tablet Case

Adults Create: April: Make a Book Safe or Book... 2:30pm

Join us at our second Adults Create event where we will make safes and tablet cases from upcycled books. Use them to store a tablet, valuables, or treasure...

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  
Let's Speak Chinese 我爱听故事

Let's Speak Chinese 我爱听故事 3pm

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  
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  
Open Space Authority: Wildflowers & Wildlife

Open Space Authority: Wildflowers & Wildlife 3pm

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

Almaden Branch Library  
Rock 'n' Roll Women: Rock Music History with Richie Unterberger

Rock 'n' Roll Women: Rock Music History with... 3pm

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...

Hillview Branch Library  
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  
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  
HTML / CSS for Kids

HTML / CSS for Kids 4pm

Learn how to animate using HTML coding in this workshop for kids. Children will learn the basics of HTML/CSS to complete one or two projects in the course of...

Almaden Branch Library, Program 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, 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  
Toastmaster's Meeting in English & Vietnamese

Toastmaster's Meeting in English & Vietnamese 4pm

VIỆT MỸ is a Toastmasters club that helps members improve their communication and leadership skills in both English and Vietnamese. Members attend meetings...

East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Family Learning Center  
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...

Alum Rock Branch Library, Family Learning Center  
Coding for Kids

Coding for Kids 4:30pm

For kids in the 3rd through 6th grades. This three session workshop teaches kids the basics of computer programming using various visual programming tools....

Village Square Branch Library, Community Room  
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  

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