Events

Wednesday, April 5

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...

Professionals in Job Transition - Job Search/Networking Special Interest Group

Are you a Silicon Valley professional in the Semiconductor industry and/or Manufacturing/Operations fields? Are you looking for a new job or hoping to make...

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,...

Inclusive Story Time and Stay & Play

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

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

NOTE: Saturday, May 19th's Class is CANCELLED. We'll see you the following Saturday! English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs create a...

Japanese/English Storytelling

Join us for a fun bilingual storytelling session!

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

This is a lively storytime with music and fingerplays, and rhymes for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. We have a half hour of storytime followed by a...

Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

There will be a storytime break on Dec. 27 and Jan. 3. Toddlers start building skills needed to learn and succeed in school in a fun way.Through music and...

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;...

Reading to Children with Ms. Margaret: Puppet Show

First Wednesday of each month Stories and puppet show for children ages 5 and under.

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...

Reading to Children

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...

Wee Play Date

Come play with us! San José Public Library is hosting a year long series of community play dates! Enjoy fun activities with your kids, meet other families,...

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...

Homework Center

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

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...

Willow Glen Book Club

The Willow Glen Book Club meets on the first Wednesday of the month @ 1 PM in Willow Glen Branch Library. This month's selection is "Underground Railroad" by...

Conversation Cafe: Korean

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

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...

Snail Mail Social

Teens: Join the Snail Mail Revolution! Use our supplies to create your own stationery and write a letter to family or friends far away - or close by.

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...

Free Citizenship Workshop (International Rescue Committee)

Free Citizenship/Naturalization Workshop During this free citizenship/naturalization workshop, the International Rescue Committee’s experienced immigration...

Homework Club for Grades K-8

NOTE: Wednesday, April 18th's Homework Club has been cancelled. The club will begin again on April 25th! Having homework trouble? Join us for our weekly...

Phun with Physics!

Learn about science through exciting hands-on projects! This is a FREE 5-week after-school program offered for 3rd - 6th grade students in the Hillview...

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...

Tub Teas for Teens

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...

teensReach Meeting

Join a monthly meeting for teens interested in library and community volunteer activities. Bring your creativity to enhance the library's outreach to the...

Conversation Café - Arabic

Learn simple words & simple phrases in these FREE six-week class series. FREE - Beginning, Basic Conversational Language Instruction Learn Simple Words &...

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....

MathBuddy Homework Help

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

MathMatters!

This program helps K-8 grade students master foundational math concepts from the common core standards. It then builds on those foundations to help students...

Medical Science for Middle Schoolers

(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...

Poetry Workshop with Lorenz Mazon Dumuk

April is National Poetry Month. Come celebrate with us, by joining our interactive poetry workshop hosted by local poet Lorenz Mazon Dumuk. This workshop...

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...

Tub Teas for Teens

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...

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 on the second Wednesday of the month. Get involved, earn volunteer hours and be a...

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...

Tub Teas for Teens

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...

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 citizenship vocabulary, Civics, U.S History and Government while practicing for your citizenship interview. If your citizenship interview is coming up,...

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...

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 Conversation Club / El Club de Conversación de ESL

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...

Street Smarts: Pedestrian & Bike Safety w/ Officer Bailey

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...

Yoga Wednesday

Join us for a yoga class that is suitable for beginners. Yoga mats are available for loan.

Evergreen Branch Library Book Club

All are invited to discuss our June Book Selection: Rise: How a House Built a Family by Cara Brookins Newcomers are welcome. Summary: After escaping an...

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...

Financial Empowerment

In this series of workshops you will learn about financial basics, including topics such as: · Anti-Payday Lending - 6/7 · Banking Basics - 6/14 ·...

FranNet presents: Don't Quit Your Day Job! Part-Time Business Ownership

Owning a business used to require a full-time commitment, but today's franchises have made it possible for people to start a part-time business while they...

Inclusive Storytime

First Wednesday of each Month All children ages 3-8 and their families are invited to participate in this lively and interactive monthly story time....

Conversation Café - Mandarin

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

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