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Tuesday, April 18

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  
Code for Fun: Product Design with Coding and Crafts for Girls

Code for Fun: Product Design with Coding and... 10am

Product design camp for girls ages 8 - 12 years old. This program is Code for Fun's way of building entrepreneurship and design skills with young, creative...

Alum Rock Branch Library, Family Learning Center  
Las Madres Stay and Play

Las Madres Stay and Play 10am

Las Madres presents Stay and Play in the Community Room. Parents and children are invited to come and get acquainted. This event is aimed at the 2 and...

Rose Garden 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  
USCIS Naturalization Information Session / Servicio de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de EEUU

USCIS Naturalization Information Session /... 10am

Please join us for this FREE Naturalization Information Session for Legal Permanent Residents and Interested Naturalization Applicants. Topics covered at...

Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Community Room  
YMCA Early Learning Readiness Program

YMCA Early Learning Readiness Program 10am

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

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

Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play 10:30am

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

Vineland Branch Library  
Children's Discovery Museum Storytime

Children's Discovery Museum Storytime 10:30am

Join us for a special storytime with Ms. Vera Escobedo from the Children's Discovery Museum. This storytime will allow children to explore new sounds and...

Alum Rock Branch Library, Children's Area  
FULL CLASSES_Free ESL Classes / NO HAY CUPO_Clases gratuitas de inglés

FULL CLASSES_Free ESL Classes / NO HAY... 10:30am

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...

Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Family Learning Center Classroom  
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...

Edenvale Branch Library  
Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay and Play

Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay and 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...

Berryessa Branch Library  
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  
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...

Village Square Branch Library  
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...

Cambrian 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...

West Valley Branch Library, Community Room  
Preschool Storytime and Stay and Play

Preschool Storytime and 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...

Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room  
Street Smarts: Pedestrian & Bike Safety w/ Officer Bailey

Street Smarts: Pedestrian & Bike Safety w/... 11am

Have fun and learn about pedestrian and bicycle traffic safety with Officer Cordell Bailey, a Traffic Safety Education Officer from San Jose's Department of...

Calabazas Branch Library  
Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play 11:30am

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

Tully Community Branch Library, Children's area  
Spoon Bugs

Spoon Bugs 11:30am

Make insects such as ants, ladybugs and dragonflies out of plastic spoons and learn about their roles in our ecosystems. Recommended for preschool and...

Evergreen Branch Library  
Toddler Storytime & Stay and Play

Toddler Storytime & Stay and Play 11:30am

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...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's room  
AMERICANIZE YOUR ENGLISH

AMERICANIZE YOUR ENGLISH 12pm

Students will hear common everyday phrases used naturally by native speakers and set in a realistic practical situations. Students will create their own...

Seven Trees Branch Library  
Reading to Children

Reading to Children 12pm

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

Village Square Branch Library, Children's Area  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 12:15pm

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

Rose Garden Branch Library, Group Study Room  
Homework Coach

Homework Coach 12:30pm

Students in grades K-12 can get help with their homework, or guidance in improving their math and reading skills.

Joyce Ellington Branch Library  
One-on-One Computer Help

One-on-One Computer Help 1pm

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...

Seven Trees Branch Library, Entrance  
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  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 1:30pm

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

Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room  
"Sew Easy" Puppet Making Workshopfor 6-10 year olds

"Sew Easy" Puppet Making Workshopfor... 2pm

Basic pre-sewing skills craft for 6-10 year olds. Kids will create their own puppets and learn some beginning sewing skills. Tuesday afternoon three hour...

Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room  
Amigos T-Shirt Drawing or Sale & Face Painting / Rifa o venta de playeras y pintacaritas de los Amigos

Amigos T-Shirt Drawing or Sale & Face... 2pm

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

Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library  
Homework Center

Homework Center 2:15pm

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

Alviso Branch Library  
Homework Club for Grades K-8

Homework Club for Grades K-8 3pm

Volunteers will be available to help children in Grades K-8 with their homework. For more information about this program please contact the Children's Room...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Exploration Room- Mezzanine above the Children's Room  
Kids Who Code

Kids Who Code 3pm

Kids Who Code is a fun coding camp for kids in grades 3 through 6. Students will learn to code using a simple coding program, Scratch. This camp is a great...

Village Square Branch Library, Community Room  
One-on-One Computer Help

One-on-One Computer Help 3pm

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  
Tech Mentor

Tech Mentor 3pm

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...

Berryessa Branch Library  
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...

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.

Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room  
3D Print with Bou-Yu

3D Print with Bou-Yu 4pm

Are you interested in 3D printers but not sure how to start? Have you been to a training (or four) but still want to learn more about the equipment? Visit...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Makerspace  
Arts & Crafts  / Arte y Manualidades

Arts & Crafts / Arte y Manualidades 4pm

Join us to learn how to promote healthy development of young children ages 0–5 during this special hour using arts and crafts! We will be using imagination...

Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Community Room  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 4pm

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

El Club de Tejido: para principantes (Knitting... 4pm

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...

Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Family Learning Center Classroom  
Evergreen Chess Club - Beginners welcome!

Evergreen Chess Club - Beginners welcome! 4pm

Learn to play chess. Evergreen's Chess Club program will be offered on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesdays of the month. Chess Club will begin Tuesday Sept....

Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room  
High School Math Tutor

High School Math Tutor 4pm

Need help figuring out a tricky math problem? Drop by our expert math tutor's table with your toughest math questions for some homework and study help.

Santa Teresa Branch Library, Main Floor  
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 starting September 7. Online registration is...

Tully Community Branch Library, FLC Classroom  
LEGO® Fun

LEGO® Fun 4pm

Please join us at 4:00 pm for our LEGO® Fun meeting. We will have lots of LEGO® blocks for the big kids, and DUPLO® blocks and Mega Blocks for the little...

Cambrian Branch Library, Community Room  
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 to Children

Reading to Children 4pm

Join Ms Leena, our trained volunteer, as she reads to children in the Children's Area. Children can choose the stories they wish to hear, or our volunteer...

Vineland Branch Library, Children's Area  
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  
Zunzun: Musica de las Americas

Zunzun: Musica de las Americas 4pm

Bring the family to be a part of the show! ZunZun brings instruments from all over the world and has kids from the audience come up to be a part of the show....

East San José Carnegie Branch Library  
OneInMath Class for grades K-3

OneInMath Class for grades K-3 4:30pm

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,...

Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room  

Limited space, please register in advance :)

Science4U: Earth Science for Grades 2-5

Science4U: Earth Science for Grades 2-5 4:30pm

Science4U is a FREE, fun science program involving lectures, hands-on activities, and worksheets. Each session will cover a different area of science. This...

Bascom Branch Library, Family Learning Classroom  
CLASS FULL - Girls who Code Class

CLASS FULL - Girls who Code Class 5pm

Are you interested in learning how to code? Registration is now open for the 2016-2017 Girls Who Code session at the West valley Library. Girls Who Code is...

West Valley Branch Library  
ESL Writing Class

ESL Writing Class 5pm

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

Tully Community Branch Library, Family Learning Center  
Reading Buddies

Reading Buddies 5pm

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Teen volunteers are available to read to children or assist them to read. Program is designed for children grades...

Tully Community Branch Library, FLC area  
eReader Tutorial

eReader Tutorial 5pm

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...

Santa Teresa Branch Library, Marketplace  
ESL Conversation Club

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...

Educational Park Branch Library, Group Study Room  
Village Square Chess Club

Village Square Chess Club 5:45pm

Learn to play chess at the Village Square Library! To sign up, please send an email to evchess1@gmail.com. Sign ups are appreciated, but drop ins are...

Village Square Branch Library, Community Room  
Reading to Children:  Stories with Ms Kathy

Reading to Children: Stories with Ms Kathy 6pm

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

Tully Community Branch Library, Children's Area  
Recording Studio Orientation

Recording Studio Orientation 6pm

Has the water shortage curtailed your shower seranades? Do you find yourself breaking out spontaneously into song? Are you looking to drop the bass, but not...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ  
Family Storytime

Family Storytime 6:15pm

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...

Rose Garden Branch Library  
Intermediate Line Dancing

Intermediate Line Dancing 6:30pm

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

Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room  
Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents 6:30pm

Third Tuesday of each month Join Parents Helping Parents’ Vietnamese Support Group. The group will provide presentation and free information to support...

Tully Community Branch Library, Community Room  

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