Events

Wednesday, April 5

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

Professionals in Job Transition - Job... 9am

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...

Bascom Branch Library, Community Room  
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  
Enhance Fitness

Enhance Fitness 10am

Enhance Fitness is a class for adults 50+ that improves your balance, flexibility and coordination through a structured exercise program. This program is...

Cambrian 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  
PATH San Jose’s Homeless Street Outreach Team Drop-In Hours

PATH San Jose’s Homeless Street Outreach Team... 10am

PATH San Jose’s Homeless Street Outreach Team will be at the King Library offering drop-in services. Please come visit us for homeless service resources and...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Room 324  
Inclusive Storytime and Stay and Play

Inclusive Storytime and Stay and Play 10:15am

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...

Almaden Branch Library, Children's Area  
Inclusive Story Time and Stay & Play

Inclusive Story Time and Stay & Play 10:30am

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

Vineland Branch Library  
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...

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...

East San José Carnegie 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  
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...

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  
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...

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

Join us again on Wednesday mornings at 11:30 in the Children's Area for stories and songs with our volunteer Ms. Carol. No session on Wed. April 26.

Evergreen Branch Library, Children's Area  
Reading to Children: Stories with Ms. Kathy

Reading to Children: Stories with Ms. Kathy 11:30am

Join Ms Kathy for stories and more the first Wednesday of each month.

Tully Community Branch Library, Children's Area  
ESL Class Level 4-Intermediate - Word Power

ESL Class Level 4-Intermediate - Word Power 12pm

You will learn 10 new words taught in 8 diffrent ways: 1. In context 2. By definition 3. Through comprehension 4. Word families 5. Same word diffrent...

Seven Trees Branch Library, FLC Room  
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...

Alum Rock Branch Library, Family Learning Center  
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  
Wee Play Date

Wee Play Date 12pm

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,...

Tully Community 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...

Alum Rock Branch Library  
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  
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  
Willow Glen Book Club

Willow Glen Book Club 1pm

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...

Willow Glen Branch Library, Group Study Room  
Conversation Cafe: Korean

Conversation Cafe: Korean 2pm

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

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor, Room 390  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 2pm

Join us to practice speaking English and make new friends in a relaxed environment. All ESL learners are welcome! Clubs meet weekly at the library with a...

East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Family Learning Center  
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

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

Joyce Ellington Branch Library  
Snail Mail Social

Snail Mail Social 2:30pm

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.

Bascom Branch Library, Group Study Room 2  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Free Citizenship Workshop (International Rescue Committee)

Free Citizenship Workshop (International Rescue... 3:30pm

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

Alum Rock Branch Library  

Limited space, please register in advance :)

Game On! Wii for Teens

Game On! Wii for Teens 3:30pm

Please come join us for fun Wii games. Bring your friends or come and meet new ones.

Vineland Branch Library  
Homework Club

Homework Club 3:30pm

HOMEWORK CLUB IS CANCELLED ON THURSDAY, APRIL 13 Need help with your homework? Volunteer tutors will be available to help K - 8th grade students with their...

Village Square Branch Library, Community Room  
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.

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  
Phun with Physics!

Phun with Physics! 3:30pm

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...

Hillview Branch Library, FLC Classroom  
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  
Tub Teas for Teens

Tub Teas for Teens 3:30pm

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...

Educational Park Branch Library  
teensReach Meeting

teensReach Meeting 3:30pm

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

Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room  
Conversation Café - Arabic

Conversation Café - Arabic 4pm

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

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390  
ESL Class Level 4-Intermediate -Music Videos to Learn English

ESL Class Level 4-Intermediate -Music Videos to... 4pm

Music is a universal language everyone understands. Through songs you will learn American culture, exchange ideas, and discuss personal experiences. Students...

Seven Trees Branch Library, FLC Room  
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  
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  
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  
Poetry Workshop with Lorenz Mazon Dumuk

Poetry Workshop with Lorenz Mazon Dumuk 4pm

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

East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Community Room  
Technology for Seniors

Technology for Seniors 4pm

Are you ready to learn new technology? Do you have questions about technology you currently own? Then bring your devices and questions to the Berryessa...

Berryessa Branch Library, Study Room C  
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...

Willow Glen Branch Library  
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...

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  
eBook Help

eBook Help 4pm

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...

Vineland Branch Library, Lobby  
teensReach Meeting

teensReach Meeting 4pm

This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18 meets on the first Wednesday of the month. Get involved, earn volunteer hours and be a...

Willow Glen 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...

Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room  
Tub Teas for Teens

Tub Teas for Teens 4:15pm

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...

Edenvale Branch Library  
Reading to Children with Lee

Reading to Children with Lee 4:30pm

Our volunteer Lee reads to children in the storytime area. Children enjoy one-on-one interaction with our reader, and they can choose the stories they wish...

Cambrian Branch Library  
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  
Citizenship Class

Citizenship Class 5pm

Are you in the process of becoming a United States citizen? Class Information We can give you information regarding the Naturalization Process: Who can...

Edenvale 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  
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

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  
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  
Resume and Job Search Help

Resume and Job Search Help 5pm

Join us at the library for one on one help creating a high-quality resumé, preparing for job interviews, filling out job applications and other job-related...

Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, FLC Classroom  
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 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  
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...

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...

Alum Rock Branch Library  
Yoga

Yoga 5:45pm

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

Alviso Branch Library  
Evergreen Branch Library Book Club: May: The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant.

Evergreen Branch Library Book Club: May: The... 6pm

Join us for a monthly meeting of the Evergreen Book Club. Read and discuss different books each month. Newcomers are always welcome. May: The Boston Girl...

Evergreen Branch Library, Study Room A  
Family Storytime

Family Storytime 6pm

Enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and reading. Sharing the wonders of...

Evergreen Branch Library  
Family Storytime

Family Storytime 6pm

Bring your whole family out to Bascom Branch Library to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster...

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  
Financial Empowerment

Financial Empowerment 6pm

In this series of workshops you will learn about financial basics, including topics such as: · Banking Basics - 3/15 · Budgeting and Saving - 3/22 ·...

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

Limited space, please register in advance :)

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

FranNet presents: Don't Quit Your Day Job!... 6pm

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...

Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room  
Inclusive Storytime

Inclusive Storytime 6pm

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....

Tully Community Branch Library, Children's area  
Conversation Café - Mandarin

Conversation Café - Mandarin 6:30pm

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

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 392  

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