Events

Wednesday, April 26

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  
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  
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  
Inclusive Storytime and Stay & Play

Inclusive Storytime and Stay & Play 11am

All children ages 3-8 and their families are invited to participate in this lively and interactive monthly story time. Children with varying learning styles...

Edenvale Branch Library  
Japanese/English Storytelling

Japanese/English Storytelling 11am

Join us for a fun bilingual storytelling session!

West Valley 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...

Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room  
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/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  
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  
Dietary changes can mitigate the toxic effects of developmental alcohol exposure in a Drosophila model of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Dietary changes can mitigate the toxic effects... 12pm

Dietary changes can mitigate the toxic effects of developmental alcohol exposure in a Drosophila model of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Dr. French’s research...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 2nd Floor Room 225/229  
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  
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  
Homework Center

Homework Center 1pm

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

Alviso Branch Library  
Migration Map (Mapa de Migración)

Migration Map (Mapa de Migración) 1pm

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  
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  
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  
Homework Coach

Homework Coach 2:30pm

Homework Coach is cancelled July 5 and 6. Students in grades K-12 can get help with their homework, or guidance in improving their math and reading skills.

Joyce Ellington 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  
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  
Meriwest Financial Workshop for Teens

Meriwest Financial Workshop for Teens 3pm

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

Bascom Branch Library  
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  
Senator Satellite Office Hours

Senator Satellite Office Hours 3pm

Senator Bob Wieckowski holds Satellite Office Hours on the 4th Wednesday of every month. Constituents are encouraged to visit and meet with the Senator's...

Berryessa Branch Library, Study Room A  
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  
Volunteer Appreciation for Evergreen Branch Volunteers

Volunteer Appreciation for Evergreen Branch... 3pm

This week (April 24-29) is Library Volunteer Appreciation Week. Current volunteers—teensReach members, adult and teen volunteers at Evergreen Branch -- we...

Evergreen Branch Library  
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  
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  
Honors Club: Life Skills for Middle and High Schoolers

Honors Club: Life Skills for Middle and High... 3:30pm

Join our Honors Club on Wednesdays to develop the skill-set you need to become a healthy, independent and successful adult. You will earn an Honor Tag by...

Hillview 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  
Math Tutoring for K-9 Students

Math Tutoring for K-9 Students 4pm

Need help with math? Teen volunteers are available for one-on-one tutoring in mathematics. They are able to tutor children up to Algebra.

Almaden Branch Library, Program Room  
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  
Medical Science for Middle Schoolers

Medical Science for Middle Schoolers 4pm

(No Class on April 12) Come join us every week and learn about diseases, organs, medicine, and human biology. Each month, we explore a new...

Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room  
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  
Teen Craft-Mini Piñatas

Teen Craft-Mini Piñatas 4pm

Join us to make your own bright, colorful, and fun mini-piñata. For teens age 13 and up.

East San José Carnegie Branch Library  
Teen Craft-Mini Piñatas

Teen Craft-Mini Piñatas 4pm

Join us to make your own bright, colorful, and fun mini-piñata. For teens age 13 and up.

Evergreen 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  
Tub Teas for Teens

Tub Teas for Teens 4pm

Teens put together soul soothing herbs to turn bathwater into an herbal infusion. Make a gift for a family member, friend or yourself and take time to relax...

Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library  
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...

Rose Garden Branch Library, Group Study 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 are invited to practice reading to gentle and trained assistance dogs just longing for kids to read to them. Share your favorite story and make a...

Santa Teresa 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  
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  
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  
Bilingual Family Storytime!  \ Hora de cuentos bilingüe en familia

Bilingual Family Storytime! \ Hora de cuentos... 5:30pm

Start 2017 with a new storytime schedule and come join us for a bilingual (English/Spanish) storytime to enjoy stories, songs and movement activities that...

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  
Street Smarts: Pedestrian & Bike Safety w/ Officer Bailey

Street Smarts: Pedestrian & Bike Safety w/... 5:30pm

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...

Village Square Branch Library  
Bilingual Family Storytime Vietnamese/English

Bilingual Family Storytime Vietnamese/English 6pm

On the 4th Wednesday of each month, bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and...

Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room  
Colombia - Photos of a People

Colombia - Photos of a People 6pm

Photographer Matthew O’Brien, Presents: Colombia - Photos of a People · Join us for an artist’s talk and book signing with photographer...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Room 525, 5th Floor Cultural Heritage Room  
Councilmember Chappie Jones - Public Office Hours

Councilmember Chappie Jones - Public Office Hours 6pm

Join Councilmember Chappie Jones to share your concerns, offer your insights, or ask questions – no appointment is necessary!

West Valley Branch Library  
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  
Mystery Book Club - August 2017

Mystery Book Club - August 2017 6:45pm

This month we're reading The Sixth Idea by PJ Tracy. A series of inexplicable events sends homicide detectives Leo Magozzi and Gino Rolseth sixty years...

Cambrian Branch Library, Community Room  
Evening Book Club Meeting

Evening Book Club Meeting 7pm

Please join us for a fun and engaging evening of literary discussion. New members are welcome! For more information contact Vineland Branch Library staff at...

Vineland Branch Library, Community Room  
Reading on the Avenue Book Club

Reading on the Avenue Book Club 7pm

Reading on the Avenue book club meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month except for November (3rd Wed.) and no meeting in December. This month's book is...

Willow Glen Branch Library, Community Room  

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