Events

Saturday, April 1

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...

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 Pearl Avenue Branch Library Book Sale

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...

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...

Lớp Computer Căn Bản - \Computer Class in Vietnamese

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...

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 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

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 - 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...

Yoga Saturday

Please join us for a free Yoga class that is suitable for beginners. Dress comfortably. We have yoga mats to loan you!

Conversation Cafe: Russian

Learn simple words & simple phrases in these FREE six-week class series.

ESL Conversation Club

Focus on speaking and learning phrases for social interaction. Learn common greetings, classroom expressions, skills for daily living. Handouts will be...

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 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.

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...

ESL Conversation Club * ESL Club de Conversación

English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs create a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to practice their English...

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 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...

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: Soldering Iron & Tools

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,...

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...

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...

Alum Rock teensReach Presents: April Fools' Escape Room

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

Citizenship Class

* Currently our program facilitator is traveling for work and will not return and resume classes until October 21, 2017. Learn English phrases, Civics, U.S...

Conversation Cafe: Spanish

Learn simple words & simple phrases in these FREE six-week class series.

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...

Bilingual Family Storytime Spanish/English 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...

Geography for Tomorrow: Space

Geography for Tomorrow is an award winning nonprofit organization that aims to spread geo-literacy to youth, teaching topics ranging from political geography...

Open Space Authority: Wildflowers & Wildlife

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

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...

Solar Observation: Presentation + Telescopic Observation

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!

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

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...

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...

CLASS FULL: IDEA: Innovative Development by Entrepreneurs Association

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...

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...

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...

Village Square Advanced Chess Club

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

Adults Create: April: Make a Book Safe or Book Tablet Case

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...

 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.

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...

One on One Computer Help

Learn basic computer skills with a one-on-one volunteer computer tutor.

Open Space Authority: Wildflowers & Wildlife

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

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...

Tutoring: Math (4th-12th grade) and Computer Science Programming

Need help with math (Grades 4th-12th) or computer science? Siddharth, our very capable volunteer, provides tutoring in advanced math concepts including...

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.

HTML / CSS for Kids

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...

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...

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...

Kidz Kode: Computer Programming

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...

Build Beyond ! Learning with LEGO® for Kids

Learning with LEGO® engages younger children by introducing them to fun, stress free activities that focus on different skills such as teamwork, problem...

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...

Coding for Kids

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

LEGO® Fun

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 -...

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