Events

Wednesday, April 12

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  
Python Programming from MathAndCoding for students grade 5 and up

Python Programming from MathAndCoding for...

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

West Valley Branch Library, Community Room  

Limited space, please register in advance :)

Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play 10am

Babies and toddlers learn and grow with new experiences. Enhance their brainpower by engaging them with new sights, sounds, movement, and interaction with...

Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 10am

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

Berryessa Branch Library, Group Study Room C  
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,...

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Marketplace  
Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play 10:15am

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

Almaden Branch Library, Children's Room  
Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play 10:30am

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...

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Children's Room  
Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play 10:30am

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...

Willow Glen Branch Library, Children's Area  
Baby Lapsit Storytime

Baby Lapsit Storytime 11am

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

Santa Teresa Branch Library, Community Room  
Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play 11am

Babies and toddlers learn and grow with new experiences. Enhance their brainpower by engaging them with new sights, sounds, movement, and interaction with...

Village Square Branch Library, Community Room  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 11am

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

Santa Teresa Branch Library, Group Study Room A  
Japanese/English Storytelling

Japanese/English Storytelling 11am

Join us for a fun bilingual storytelling session!

West Valley Branch Library  
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...

Edenvale Branch Library  
Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play 11am

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!

Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room  
Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play 11am

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

Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room  
Preschool/Toddler Storytime & Stay and Play

Preschool/Toddler Storytime & Stay and Play 11am

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

Rose Garden Branch Library  
Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play 11am

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...

Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room  
Touch & Play! Sensory Play Date

Touch & Play! Sensory Play Date 11am

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...

Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room  
US Citizenship Test and Interview Preparation

US Citizenship Test and Interview Preparation 11am

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...

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Family Learning Center  
Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play 11:30am

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

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Center  
Reading to Children with Ms. Carol

Reading to Children with Ms. Carol 11:30am

Canceled today 8/2. Volunteer absence. Join us on Wednesday mornings at 11:30 in the Children's Area/ Family Place for stories and songs with our volunteer...

Evergreen Branch Library, Children's Area  
ESL Writing Class for Citizenship Exam

ESL Writing Class for Citizenship Exam 12pm

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

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Family Learning Center  
Asian Americans for Community Involvement  and Survivors of Torture Resource Table

Asian Americans for Community Involvement and... 12:30pm

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

Bascom Branch Library  
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  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 1pm

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

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library  
ESL for Beginners

ESL for Beginners 1pm

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

Village Square Branch Library, Community Room  
Poetry Month - Letter Writing Station "Post Office"

Poetry Month - Letter Writing Station... 1pm

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...

Evergreen Branch Library  
Senior Health Information Tabling from Sourcewise

Senior Health Information Tabling from Sourcewise 1pm

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

Hillview Branch Library  
Art of Heart / Arte del Corazon

Art of Heart / Arte del Corazon 2pm

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...

Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Community Room  
Wii Wednesdays

Wii Wednesdays 2pm

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...

Educational Park Branch Library, Teen Room  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 2:30pm

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

West Valley Branch Library  
Citizenship Information from CET

Citizenship Information from CET 3pm

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...

Tully Community Branch Library  
Game On! Board Game Fun

Game On! Board Game Fun 3pm

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

Bascom Branch Library, Children's Area  
LEGO® Fun

LEGO® Fun 3pm

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...

Santa Teresa Branch Library, Group Study Room A  
Make with Holly! Peer Sessions in the Makerspace

Make with Holly! Peer Sessions in the Makerspace 3pm

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...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ  
Norma Reads to Children (English or Spanish)

Norma Reads to Children (English or Spanish) 3pm

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

Willow Glen Branch Library, Family Place, Children's Area  
Tinkering with Lego EV3 Robotics

Tinkering with Lego EV3 Robotics 3pm

Join Anwesha to learn how to build and program with LEGO EV3 Robotics! This class is intended for students in grades 4-8. Please sign up at the 2nd floor...

Cambrian Branch Library, Community Room  
Music and Movement at Joyce Ellington Library!

Music and Movement at Joyce Ellington Library! 3:15pm

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...

Joyce Ellington Branch Library  
Board Games @teenHQ

Board Games @teenHQ 3:30pm

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...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ  
Homework Club (English/Spanish)

Homework Club (English/Spanish) 3:30pm

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...

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Community Room  
Homework Club for Grades K-8

Homework Club for Grades K-8 3:30pm

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

Santa Teresa Branch Library, Community Room  
Senior Peer Advocates

Senior Peer Advocates 3:30pm

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

Santa Teresa Branch Library  
Homework Center for Grades K-6

Homework Center for Grades K-6 4pm

Need help with your homework? Volunteer tutors will be available to help K-6 students with homework assignments on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday starting...

Tully Community Branch Library, FLC Classroom  
MathBuddy Homework Help

MathBuddy Homework Help 4pm

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

West Valley Branch Library, Children Area  
MathMatters!

MathMatters! 4pm

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...

Village Square Branch Library, Group Study Room 2  
Meriwest Financial Workshop for Teens

Meriwest Financial Workshop for Teens 4pm

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

Evergreen 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...

Edenvale Branch Library, Internet Cafe, Computers 22 & 23  
Pete G. Magic Show

Pete G. Magic Show 4pm

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.

East San José Carnegie Branch Library  
TeenHQ Tutoring

TeenHQ Tutoring 4pm

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...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ  
VITA Tax Preparation

VITA Tax Preparation 4pm

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...

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Family Learning Center  
Wii for Teens

Wii for Teens 4pm

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

Bascom Branch Library, Teen Room  
teensReach Meeting

teensReach Meeting 4pm

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...

Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Conference Room  
Math Tutoring (6th - 12th)

Math Tutoring (6th - 12th) 4:30pm

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

Seven Trees Branch Library  
Reading to Furry Friends

Reading to Furry Friends 4:30pm

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

Almaden Branch Library, Children's Area  
9 Week Basic Entrepreneur Workshop / Programa Incubador de Negocios

9 Week Basic Entrepreneur Workshop / Programa... 5pm

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 -...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor - SJPL Works  
Citizenship Class

Citizenship Class 5pm

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

Tully Community Branch Library, Community Room  
Get Ahead With Community College

Get Ahead With Community College 5pm

Learn about what today's Community College can do for you. Achieve career certification and enjoy free non-credit career and college prep classes. Also,...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor - SJPL Works  
Mexican Folkloric Dancing Class  / Clase de Baile Folklórico

Mexican Folkloric Dancing Class / Clase de... 5pm

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  
One in Math

One in Math 5pm

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...

Berryessa Branch Library, Community Room  
Reading Buddies

Reading Buddies 5pm

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...

Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area  
teensReach Meeting at Evergreen

teensReach Meeting at Evergreen 5pm

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

Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 5:15pm

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

Cambrian Branch Library  
Bilingual Inclusive Storytime / Hora de cuento inclusivo y bilingüe

Bilingual Inclusive Storytime / Hora de cuento... 5:30pm

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

Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Children's Area  
CANCELLED_ESL Conversation Club

CANCELLED_ESL Conversation Club 5:30pm

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

Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Conference Room  
Family Storytime and Stay & Play

Family Storytime and Stay & Play 5:30pm

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...

Hillview Branch Library, Children's Storytime Area  
Family Storytime and Stay and Play

Family Storytime and Stay and Play 5:30pm

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...

Seven Trees Branch Library, Children's Area  
Lớp Computer Căn Bản -Computer Class in Vietnamese

Lớp Computer Căn Bản -Computer Class in Vietnamese 5:30pm

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. ...

Tully Community Branch Library  
Pearl Ave Book Club

Pearl Ave Book Club 5:30pm

This is our upcoming read: Thursday, September 14, 2017, 5:30 P.M. Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women...

Pearl Avenue Branch Library  
West Valley Library Book Club

West Valley Library Book Club 5:30pm

Our fun group will discuss the monthly book selection. New members are encouraged to join! The book for September is: Everybody's Fool by Richard Russo

West Valley Branch Library, Study Room B  
Family Storytime  Cancelled August 16- September 27, 2017

Family Storytime Cancelled August 16-... 6pm

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...

Bascom Branch Library  
Family Storytime and Stay & Play

Family Storytime and Stay & Play 6pm

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...

Alviso Branch Library  
Fund Your Business

Fund Your Business 6pm

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...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor - SJPL Works  
Mystery Book Club

Mystery Book Club 6:45pm

Please join us to discuss different books. All are welcome. Upcoming titles are: Aug 9th: Duplicity by Ingrid Thoft Sept 13: Her Every Fear by Peter...

Vineland Branch Library, Community Room  

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