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Thursday, April 6

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  
INSIDERS: activities at the Tully Community Library

INSIDERS: activities at the Tully Community... 10am

Make new friends and learn new skills at these inclusive programs with appropriate activities for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities at...

Tully Community Branch Library, Community Room  
Insiders Program: Grassy Garden Gnomes

Insiders Program: Grassy Garden Gnomes 10am

This fun nature craft is an Insiders program. Come celebrate Earth day and make a Grassy Garden Gnome with the Insiders! Design your own gnome, plant the...

Tully Community Branch Library, FLC 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  
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...

Cambrian 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...

Alum Rock Branch Library  
Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

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

For children from birth up to age 2 and their parents/caregivers. Babies and toddlers learn with new experiences. Enhance their brainpower by engaging them...

Bascom Branch Library  
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...

Almaden Branch Library, children's 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...

Santa Teresa 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  
La Leche League

La Leche League 10:30am

La Leche League helps breast feeding mothers through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education. Please contact Rose Garden Branch...

Rose Garden Branch Library, Community Room  
Music and Movement

Music and Movement 10:30am

Enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well as language ability in your child. These are...

Willow Glen Branch Library, Community Room  
One on One Computer Assistance

One on One Computer Assistance 10:30am

Schedule a 30 minute one-on-one session with our computer mentors. Sign-ups can be done in-person at the Rose Garden Branch Library or over the phone during...

Rose Garden Branch Library, Teen Room  
Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play 10:30am

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

Hillview Branch Library  
Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play 10:30am

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

Alviso Branch Library  
Baby Care Workshop/First 5 - Potter the Otter Story

Baby Care Workshop/First 5 - Potter the Otter... 11am

FIRST 5 wants kids to grow up healthy and strong, and we know that habits form early. We developed Potter the Otter: A Tale About Water to assist parents and...

Alviso Branch Library, Community Room  
Baby Lapsit Storytime

Baby Lapsit Storytime 11am

Babies, 0 to 12 months, and their caregivers are invited to join us for 20 minutes of songs, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and stories. Parents and children...

Educational Park Branch Library, Children's area  
Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play 11am

For children from birth up to age 3 (0-36 mos.) and their parents/caregivers. Babies and toddlers learn with new experiences. Enhance their brainpower by...

Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room  
Bilingual Preschool Storytime / Hora de cuentos bilingüe preescolar

Bilingual Preschool Storytime / Hora de cuentos... 11am

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

Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Children's Area  
ESL Conversation Club - Beginning level

ESL Conversation Club - Beginning level 11am

English as a Second Language (ESL) Beginning Level creates a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to develop Basic Literacy...

Edenvale 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...

Berryessa Branch Library  
Reading to Children

Reading to Children 11am

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  
Toddler Storytime & Stay and Play

Toddler Storytime & Stay and 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...

West Valley Branch Library, Community Room  
Yoga

Yoga 11am

Looking for a yoga class? Come join us at the Village Square Library for a yoga class delivered by a certified instructor. Dress comfortably. Drop-ins are...

Village Square Branch Library, Community Room  
Baby Lapsit Storytime

Baby Lapsit Storytime 11:30am

Babies learn and grow with new experiences. Enhance your baby’s brainpower and engage your little one with new sights, sounds and movement through books,...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room  
Nutrition Class

Nutrition Class 11:30am

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program is a fun program which shows families how to cook, choose healthy foods, serve proper portions, save money on...

Alum Rock Branch Library, Family learning Center  
Preschool Storytime and Stay and Play

Preschool Storytime and Stay and 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...

Tully Community Branch Library, Children Area  
Tiempo Para Mi ~ Grupo Para Mujeres * Time For Me ~ Women's Group

Tiempo Para Mi ~ Grupo Para Mujeres * Time For... 11:30am

¡Venga y acompáñenos para este nuevo programa! Este es un grupo en español para mujeres para que aprendan acerca de los programas y recursos que ofrecemos...

Hillview Branch Library, Family Learning Center Classroom  
Drop-In Resume Help and Job Search Assistance

Drop-In Resume Help and Job Search Assistance 12pm

Session Cancelled for June 15th Drop-in and receive help with creating a high-quality résumé, preparing for job interviews, filling out job applications,...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor - SJPL Works  
Children's Discovery Museum Storytime & Crafts

Children's Discovery Museum Storytime & Crafts 12:30pm

Ms. Vera Escobedo from the Museum will conduct the program every 1st Thursday of the month. No "Preschool Storytime" with "Stay and Play".

Seven Trees Branch Library, Children's Area  
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...

Vineland Branch Library, Commmunity Room  
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...

Almaden Branch Library  
Line Dancing

Line Dancing 1pm

Note: Line Dancing is for everyone! Each week’s session will include introductory line dancing instruction, followed by dance practice. No prior...

Pearl Avenue 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  
Make a Notebook

Make a Notebook 1:30pm

Teens: Make a custom notebook to use for journaling, school notes, or sketching. Handmade notebooks also make great gifts!

Bascom Branch Library, Group Study Room 2  
Five Animal Exercise (五禽戲, Wu Qin Xi)

Five Animal Exercise (五禽戲, Wu Qin Xi) 1:45pm

(No class on May 18 and 25) Wu Qin Xi is a holistic system of coordinated body posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used for health,...

Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room  
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  
AnyAbility: Art & Craft

AnyAbility: Art & Craft 2:30pm

Join us on the first Thursday of each month for socializing, finding new friends, crafting, and having fun with art. This art & craft program is aimed to...

Village Square Branch Library, Community Room  
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  
Preschool Storytime & Stay and Play

Preschool Storytime & Stay and Play 2:30pm

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

Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Children's Area  
ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club 3pm

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

Willow Glen Branch Library, Group Study Room  
Math Tutoring for 4th to 12th grade students

Math Tutoring for 4th to 12th grade students 3pm

Professor Mordekhay will tutor you in Math (including Algebra, Geometry, and Test Preparation). This is not a drop in class; sign-ups are required. Please...

Bascom Branch Library, Group Study Room 1  
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  
Tech Tutor for Seniors

Tech Tutor for Seniors 3pm

Get individualized help and instruction on basic computer and eBook use. Our volunteer Swathi from Teach Seniors Technology is here to help! Pre-registration...

Cambrian Branch Library, Internet Cafe, Computer 13  
Conversation Café: Japanese

Conversation Café: Japanese 3:30pm

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

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390  
Homework Club

Homework Club 3:30pm

Students in Kindergarten through Eighth Grade can bring their homework in and get help from our Coordinator and Tutors.

Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room  
Spoon Bugs

Spoon Bugs 3:30pm

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

Edenvale Branch Library  
Spoon Bugs

Spoon Bugs 3:30pm

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

Santa Teresa Branch Library  
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...

West Valley 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 starting September 7. Online registration is...

Tully Community Branch Library, FLC Classroom  
Homework Club

Homework Club 4pm

Need help with your homework? Volunteer tutors will be available to help K - 8th grade students with their homework after school. Drop-ins are welcome - no...

Village Square Branch Library, Community Room  
Level 3 High Beginning Music Videos to learn English

Level 3 High Beginning Music Videos to learn... 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  
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 the topic of credit. It...

Calabazas Branch Library  
Music and Movement

Music and Movement 4pm

Enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well as language ability in your child. These are...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room  
Spoon Bugs

Spoon Bugs 4pm

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

Cambrian 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  
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...

West Valley Branch Library  
teensReach Meeting

teensReach Meeting 4pm

NOTE: No meeting on 1/5/17 This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18 meets monthly. Get involved, earn volunteer hours and be a...

Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community 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...

Calabazas Branch Library  
OneInMath

OneInMath 4:30pm

Children (grades K-3) learn simple ways to add, subtract, multiply, and divide to help them understand math concepts quickly. Students work individually at...

Alum Rock Branch Library, Community Room  

Limited space, please register in advance :)

Tub Teas for Teens

Tub Teas for Teens 4:30pm

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...

West Valley Branch Library  
Conversation Cafe: French

Conversation Cafe: French 5pm

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

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor, Room 390  
Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code 5pm

Have fun exploring your interest in Computers & Coding with other Girls! Girls Who Code is a national non-profit, which teaches girls in 7th -12th grade the...

Educational Park Branch Library, Tech Connect  
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  
3D Print Your World!

3D Print Your World! 5:30pm

Have you ever wondered how 3D printing works and what kind of neat objects 3D printers can make? Do you want to brush up on your 3D printing knowledge? Then...

Rose Garden Branch Library  
ChessKids

ChessKids 5:30pm

Chess teaches kids to think analytically and improves calculation and problem-solving skills. ChessKids is a free weekly chess club for beginner level...

Village Square Branch Library, Group Study Room 2  
Reading to Children with Bascom volunteer Stephanie

Reading to Children with Bascom volunteer... 5:30pm

Bring your children to the Bascom Branch library so that they can listen to books read by our trained volunteer. Reading to children builds vocabulary and...

Bascom Branch Library, Children's Room  
Youth Advisory Council - District 5 Youth Commission

Youth Advisory Council - District 5 Youth... 5:30pm

San Jose Youth Commission is seeking youth ages 14-20 who live in or attend a high school in San Jose City Districts to provide a forum for youth to voice...

Dr Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Library, Family Learning Center Room  
FunCrafts4Kids

FunCrafts4Kids 5:45pm

Children ages 7-11 will enjoy a different, fun craft activity the first TWO Fridays each month from 5:00 to 6:00. Join us at the Village Square Library for...

Village Square Branch Library, Community Room  
SCV Water District: Graywater Laundry to Landscape Rebate

SCV Water District: Graywater Laundry to... 6:30pm

Come to this seminar to find out and begin the approval process for a $200 rebate for properly connecting a clothes washer to a graywater irrigation system....

Willow Glen Branch Library  
Game Dev Club Meeting

Game Dev Club Meeting 7:30pm

Do you enjoy playing games? Ever wanted to make your own? It doesn't matter if you want to design a video game that you've had in mind for centuries or...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ  

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