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  
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...

Dr. Roberto Cruz 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  
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...

Dr. Roberto Cruz 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

Canceled today 8/2. Volunteer absence. Join us on Wednesday mornings at 11:30 in the Children's Area/ Family Place for stories and songs with our volunteer...

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...

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Family Learning Center  
Conversation Café - Mandarin

Conversation Café - Mandarin 12:30pm

Conversation Café - Mandarin FREE - Beginning, Basic Conversational Language InstructionLearn Simple Words & PhrasesSix weeks - 1 hour/weekBecome A Bridge...

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

Dr. Roberto Cruz 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,...

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Marketplace  
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 "The Widow" by Fiona Barton.

Willow Glen Branch Library, Community Room  
Conversation Café - Korean

Conversation Café - Korean 2pm

Conversation Café - Korean FREE - beginning, basic conversational Language LearningSix Weeks - 1 hour/weekBecome A Bridge Builder To The WorldCommunicate...

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

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library  

Limited space, please register in advance :)

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...

Dr. Roberto Cruz 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  
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 - American Sign Language

Conversation Café - American Sign Language 4pm

Conversation Café - American Sign Language FREE - Beginning, Basic Conversational Language LearningSix Weeks - 1 hour/weekBecome A Bridge Builder To The...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390  
A Musical Tribute to Pete Seeger

A Musical Tribute to Pete Seeger 4pm

Ukulele Scramble, a local ukulele group, will sing and play songs in honor of singer/songwriter Pete Seeger, who was born on May 3, 1919. Some of the songs...

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 on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday starting...

Tully Community Branch Library, FLC Classroom  
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  
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  
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...

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  
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  
Edenvale Book Club

Edenvale Book Club 5pm

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

Edenvale Branch Library, Group Study Room B  
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

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  
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  
CANCELLED_ESL Conversation Club

CANCELLED_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  
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...

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock 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...

Seven Trees 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  
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  
Yoga Wednesday

Yoga Wednesday 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: September book- Eight Flavors

Evergreen Branch Library Book Club: September... 6pm

Join us for a monthly meeting of the Evergreen Book Club. Read and discuss different books each month. Newcomers are always welcome. NO MEETING IN...

Evergreen Branch Library, Study Room A  
Family Storytime  Cancelled August 16- September 27, 2017

Family Storytime Cancelled August 16-... 6pm

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...

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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