Events

Wednesday, April 12

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...

Python Programming from MathAndCoding for students grade 5 and up

MathAndCoding presents this special introductory Python Programming class for students in 5 grade and above. Python is a very popular programming language...

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...

ESL Conversation Club - Intermediate

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

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,...

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

Come by to hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills preschoolers need to become successful readers and succeed in school. This lively storytime is...

Toddler Storytime and Stay & 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...

Baby Lapsit Storytime

Babies learn and grow with new experiences. Engage your litle one with new sights, sounds and movement through books, songs, rhymes, and interaction with...

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...

Citizenship Class

Prepare for the United States Citizenship test and interview by going through the 100 questions provided by the USCIS. Our volunteers will lead you through...

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...

Japanese/English Storytelling

Join us for a fun bilingual storytelling session!

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...

Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

This is a lively storytime with music and fingerplays, and rhymes. We have a half hour of storytime followed with a half hour of play. Come join us!

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/Toddler Storytime & Stay and Play

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

Toddler Storytime and Stay & 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...

Touch & Play! Sensory Play Date

Little ones love to touch everything! So we’ve put together a special play date just for them! Join us for some fun sensory play activities with your kids...

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...

Reading to Children with Ms. Carol

Join us on Wednesday mornings at 11:30 in the Children's Area/ Family Place for stories and songs with our volunteer Ms. Carol. Practice your Alphabet song;...

ESL Writing Class for Citizenship Exam

Writing class for English Language Learners preparing for the Citizenship/Naturalization test/interview; however, all learners are welcome. No...

Asian Americans for Community Involvement  and Survivors of Torture Resource Table

A representative from Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI) will be at the Bascom Branch library to provide information about the programs they...

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...

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 for Beginners

The ESL class for beginning English speakers concentrates on teaching participants simple English phrases. Adult English language learners will have a chance...

Poetry Month - Letter Writing Station "Post Office"

Children who would like to practice writing letters will find a Letter-writing "Post Office" station on a table the end of the Children's Fiction area. This...

Senior Health Information Tabling from Sourcewise

Sourcewise staff will host an information table close to the library entrance to inform the public about resources available to senior citizens. Sourcewise...

Art of Heart / Arte del Corazon

Join us for a wonderful art experience. ‘Art of the Heart’ is a safe space for children ages 6-10 to express their feelings in a different way and make...

Wii Wednesdays

Get your game on every Wednesday after school in the teen room! Come hang out, meet people, play board games and wii games, or challenge the librarian to a...

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...

Citizenship Information from CET

Come and learn how to become a U.S. Citizen! An Immigration Specialist from Center for Employment Training’s Immigration and Citizenship Program will be here...

Game On! Board Game Fun

Kids and teens, come by after school to play fun board games. Bring your friends or meet new ones!

LEGO® Fun

Please join us at 3:00 pm for our LEGO® Fun meeting. We will have lots of LEGO® blocks for children, ages 5-8. Building solo, or building as a team, there...

Make with Holly! Peer Sessions in the Makerspace

Are you interested in using the Makerspace but aren't quite sure what projects you can do there? Have you been to a training (or four) but still want to...

Norma Reads to Children (English or Spanish)

Norma will read stories in English and Spanish. Children can practice their reading skills by reading to Norma. For kids of all ages.

Music and Movement at Joyce Ellington Library!

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...

Board Games @teenHQ

Checkers not cutting it? Parcheesi a little too passé? Looking for a game a little more risky than Risk? Kick back, have fun, and learn how to play a new...

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

Volunteers will be available to help children in Grades K-8 with their homework. Parents must complete registration.

Senior Peer Advocates

Senior Peer Advocate volunteers can provide one-on-one information and assistance, tailored specifically to older adults and their family members needing...

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...

MathBuddy Homework Help

A drop-in Math homework help session for students in grades 1-4.

MathMatters!

This program helps 6th and 7th grade students master foundational math concepts from the common core standards. It then builds on those foundations to help...

Meriwest Financial Workshop for Teens

Meriwest Credit Union believes everyone should have access to personal finance education, and will provide a FREE presentation on budgeting. It is never...

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...

Pete G. Magic Show

Enjoy the magic of Pete G., then learn a trick and become a magician’s assistant! Join us with the whole family for this fun event.

TeenHQ Tutoring

Got a test you need to ace? A book report that looms ominously? Do you just want to know what the word “ominously” means? In other words, need help...

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...

Wii for Teens

Get your game on every Wednesday afternoon in the teen room. Come hang out, meet people, and play video games. Bring your friends!

teensReach Meeting

This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18 meets monthly. Get involved, earn volunteer hours and be a leader in the library. For more...

Math Tutoring (6th - 12th)

Tutoring for students in 6th-12th grades. Teen volunteers will provide homework help and assistance to problems you do not know.

Reading to Furry Friends

Children naturally feel comfortable around dogs. By making the most of this relationship, parents and teachers can improve literacy skills and encourage...

9 Week Basic Entrepreneur Workshop / Programa Incubador de Negocios

Create a plan to grow your small business. 9 consecutive weeks. Mondays in English - March 13 through May 8 9 semanas consecutivas. Miércoles en español -...

Citizenship Class

Learn English language, Civics, U.S History and Government while practicing for your citizenship interview. If your citizenship interview is coming up, this...

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...

One in Math

OneInMath is a free, self-paced program that enables young students (K-3) to master basic arithmetic skills. The program is designed to help students...

Reading Buddies

Trained teen volunteers listen to children in K-3rd grade who want to practice their reading skills at Edenvale Branch library. Teens will ask questions...

teensReach Meeting at Evergreen - New Officers

This leadership and volunteer service group for accepted teensReach volunteers ages 13 - 18 meets monthly on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 5 p.m. In...

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...

Bilingual Inclusive Storytime / Hora de cuento inclusivo y bilingüe

Children of all ages and their families are invited to participate in this lively and interactive monthly storytime. Children with varying learning styles...

CANCELLED_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...

Lớp Computer Căn Bản -Computer Class in Vietnamese

Lớp học dạy cách sử dụng computer và hệ thống Internet. Đến để nhận sự hướng dẫn dùng máy tính bao gồm Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel,và làm một email. ...

Pearl Ave Book Club

This is our upcoming read: November 8 2017 5:30PM The Girl in Disguise by Greer Macallister. GIRL IN DISGUISE was inspired by the real-life Kate Warne,...

West Valley Library Book Club

Our fun group will discuss the monthly book selection. New members are encouraged to join! The book for November is: Goose Chase by Patrice Kindl

Family Storytime  Cancelled August 16- September 27, 2017

Check back for the new schedule. Bring your whole family out to Bascom Branch Library to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early...

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...

Fund Your Business

Join us for a workshop presented by FranNet on how to fund your small business. You have a variety of options when it comes to financing your small...

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