Events

Wednesday, May 3

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  
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  
Cinco de Mayo: Book & Craft

Cinco de Mayo: Book & Craft 11am

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and Mexican culture at your local library. Learn about the history of Cinco de Mayo and then stay for a reading of the award wining...

Educational Park Branch Library  
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 - No class on Apr. 26

Reading to Children with Ms. Carol - No class... 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 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  
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  
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,...

Alum Rock Branch Library, Marketplace  
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  
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  
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  
Reading to Children

Reading to Children 3pm

Let your children listen to stories read by our volunteer in the Children’s Area of the library. No appointment is necessary — just drop in!

Seven Trees Branch Library, Children Area  
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  
Fiesta Dance Party

Fiesta Dance Party 3:15pm

Come celebrate El Dia de los Niños/El Día de los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day) with your friends at the library! We will tango, salsa, read, and play.......

Joyce Ellington 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  
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  
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  
Tech Tutor

Tech Tutor 3:30pm

Get individualized help and instruction on basic computer and eBook use. No reservations necessary! Please meet the tutor at Computer 13 upstairs.

Cambrian 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  
A Musical Tribute to Pete Seeger

A Musical Tribute to Pete Seeger 4pm

Listen to local musicians sing and play songs in honor of singer/songwriter Pete Seeger, who was born on May 3, 1919.

East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Community 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  
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  
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  
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  
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.

Rose Garden 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.

Willow Glen 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  
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  
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  
Teen Craft-Mini Piñatas

Teen Craft-Mini Piñatas 4:15pm

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

Edenvale Branch Library  
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 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  
Career Edge: Resume, Networking, and Interview Skills Learning Circle

Career Edge: Resume, Networking, and Interview... 5pm

The Alum Rock branch library in partnership with P2PU is bringing Learning Circles to the library as a tremendous opportunity for adults taking online...

Alum Rock Branch Library, Study Room B  
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  
Edenvale Book Club

Edenvale Book Club 5pm

Join the Edenvale Book Club every the 1st Wednesday of the month for a fun and engaging literary discussion about a book . All are welcome! Meeting is in...

Edenvale Branch Library, Group Study Room A  
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

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  
Cinco de Mayo: Book & Craft

Cinco de Mayo: Book & Craft 5:30pm

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and Mexican culture at your local library. Learn about the history of Cinco de Mayo and then stay for a reading of the award wining...

Seven Trees Branch Library  
Cinco de Mayo: Book & Craft

Cinco de Mayo: Book & Craft 5:30pm

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and Mexican culture at your local library. Learn about the history of Cinco de Mayo and then stay for a reading of the award wining...

Evergreen Branch Library  
Cinco de Mayo: Book & Craft

Cinco de Mayo: Book & Craft 5:30pm

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and Mexican culture at your local library. Learn about the history of Cinco de Mayo and then stay for a reading of the award wining...

Alum Rock Branch Library  
Cinco de Mayo: Book & Craft / Libro y manualidades

Cinco de Mayo: Book & Craft / Libro y... 5:30pm

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and Mexican culture at your local library. Learn about the history of Cinco de Mayo and then stay for a reading of the award wining...

Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library  
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  
Reading Buddies

Reading Buddies 5:30pm

K-3rd graders can practice their reading skills with a teen reading buddy in a one-on-one, relaxed environment.

Almaden 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  
Cinco de Mayo: Book & Craft

Cinco de Mayo: Book & Craft 6pm

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and Mexican culture at your local library. Learn about the history of Cinco de Mayo and then stay for a reading of the award wining...

Bascom 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  
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  
Partners in Reading New Learner Orientation

Partners in Reading New Learner Orientation 6pm

Do you want to read and write better? If you are an adult and read or write below the high school level, please call (408) 808-2361 to sign up for the...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Exploration Room  

Limited space, please register in advance :)

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Start-Up Basics

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business:... 6pm

Session 1: Start-Up Basics This introductory workshop focuses on the basics of testing a business idea and identifying the key factors that influence...

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

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