Events

Thursday, April 6

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...

INSIDERS: Activities at the Tully Community Library

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

Insiders Program: Grassy Garden Gnomes

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...

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,...

YMCA Early Learning Readiness Program

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

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...

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...

Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

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...

FULL CLASSES_Free ESL Classes / NO HAY CUPO_Clases gratuitas de inglés

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...

Music and Movement

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

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

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

Baby Care Workshop/First 5 - Potter the Otter Story

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...

Bilingual Baby and Toddler Storytime / Hora de cuentos bilingüe para Bebes y Niños Pequeños

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...

ESL Conversation Club - Beginning level

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

Preschool Storytime and Stay and Play

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

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...

Toddler Storytime & Stay and 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...

Yoga

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...

Nutrition Class

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...

Preschool Storytime and Stay and Play

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

Tiempo Para Mi ~ Grupo Para Mujeres * Time For Me ~ Women's Group

¡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...

Drop-In Resume Help and Job Search Assistance

Drop-in and receive help with creating a high-quality résumé, preparing for job interviews, filling out job applications, and professional networking...

Children's Discovery Museum Storytime & Crafts

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

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...

Line Dancing

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

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...

Make a Notebook

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

Five Animal Exercise (五禽戲, Wu Qin Xi)

Wu Qin Xi is a holistic system of coordinated body posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used for health, spirituality, and martial arts...

Homework Center

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

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...

Math Tutoring for 4th to 12th grade students

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...

Tech Mentor

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...

Conversation Café: Japanese

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

Homework Club

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

Spoon Bugs

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

Spoon Bugs

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

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 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 starting...

Level 3 High Beginning Music Videos to learn English

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

Meriwest Financial Workshop for Teens

Meriwest Credit Union believes everyone should have access to personal finance education, and will provide a FREE presentation on the topic of credit. It...

Spoon Bugs

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

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...

teensReach Meeting

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...

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...

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...

OneInMath

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

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...

Conversation Cafe: French

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

Girls Who Code

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...

3D Print Your World!

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...

ChessKids

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

Reading to Children with Bascom volunteer Stephanie

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...

Youth Advisory Council - District 5 Youth Commission

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...

FunCrafts4Kids

Come and join us at the Village Square Library for creativity, imagination and fun! Children ages 7-11 are welcome to come and enjoy a fun craft activity.

SCV Water District: Graywater Laundry to Landscape Rebate

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....

Game Dev Club Meeting

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...

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