Events

Tuesday, January 16

Make Your New Year's Wish

Make your New Year's wish by simply pressing the wish-upon-a-star button located at the Alviso Branch Library. If the star shines brightly in the night sky,...

Citizenship Classes For Seniors Taught in Vietnamese

Citizenship Classes For Seniors Taught in Vietnamese A citizenship class for senior, ESL Vietnamese speakers who want to learn U.S. history & civics, in...

Las Madres Stay and Play

Las Madres presents Stay and Play in the Community Room. Parents and children are invited to come and get acquainted. This event is aimed at the 2 and...

Nana y Yo: 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 Dr. Roberto Cruz -...

Baby Lapsit Storytime

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...

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...

Bilingual Storytime / Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe

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...

Board Games at the Library

Looking to make some new friends? Like to play Chinese Chess, Backgammon, Checkers, Chess, or Scrabble ? Drop by for a friendly game at the library, and...

ESL Class for High-Beginners / Clase de Ingles para principiantes de nivel alto

Improve your English conversation! This class will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays, January 9 — May 29, 2018. Basic Requirements: · Must be at least 18 years...

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...

Virtual Reality: Introduction for Adults and Seniors

Try out the newest Oculus Rift headset and Touch controllers to immerse yourself into Virtual Reality worlds at Evergreen Branch Library. You can first try...

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 and Play

Babies and toddlers learn and grow with new experiences. Enhance their brainpower by engaging them with new sights, sounds, movement, and interaction with...

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...

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

There will be a storytime break on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2. Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills. Hear...

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...

San Jose Japantown:  Remnants and Relics

The California Room hosts a special exhibit curated by California Room clerk Ralph Pearce. Utilizing artifacts gathered in his many years of research into...

The Women of Steinbeck

Meet the writers, activists, teachers, and artists who shaped John Steinbeck, one of California's greatest novelists, and continue his tradition of social...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Beginner/Intermediate ESL Class

Students will develop skill-building in: reading, writing, listening, speaking, grammar, pronunciation and English skills needed to obtain and maintain jobs,...

Homework Club

Need help with your homework? Volunteer tutors will be available to help K - 12th grade students with their homework on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons....

Free Afternoon Snacks * Programa Gratuito de Bocadillos

Children ages 18 and younger are eligible to join us at Joyce Ellington Branch Library for FREE delicious, nutritious snacks! Niños de 18 años de edad o...

Kids Only Book Club

Calling all sleuths! Children in grades 1-4 are invited to hone their mystery-solving skills and become super sleuths at the library. This series book club...

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 with Miss Veronica

Need help with your homework? Miss Veronica is available to help K - 12th grade students with their homework after school. Pre-registration is required....

Science4U for Grades 2-5 at the Rose Garden Branch Library

Science4U is a FREE, fun science program involving lectures, hands-on activities, and worksheets. Every series covers a different area of science. The...

Free Afternoon Snacks * Programa Gratuito de Bocadillos

Children ages 17 and younger are eligible to join us at Dr. Roberto Cruz-Alum Rock Library for FREE delicious, nutritious snacks! September 11 thru May 11,...

Homework Club

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...

Reading to Children

Bring your children to listen to stories and books read by our trained volunteer in the Children's Area of the library. Your children can select the books...

Community Conversation for Teens

Teens, ages 13-18, we want to hear from you! Join us for a conversation. This conversation is a chance for us to better understand your hopes for the...

Dr. King's Birthday: Community Dreams

Celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by learning about Dr. King's legacy and his dreams of peace and equality. Add your own dreams for the...

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....

Homework Club

Need help with your homework? Volunteer tutors will be available to help K-8 students with homework assignments. Help is on first come first serve . Please...

Homework Club (English/Spanish)

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...

Market Research

Experts recommend that in order to start a successful business, you need to do market research. But what does that mean? Come find out at our hour-long...

Read Away Your Fines Drop-In Table

Students in grades K-12 can read away up to $20.00 of their fines at Santa Teresa’s hour long drop-in table. Bring your own book or read one from the...

Reading Buddies

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Teen volunteers are available to read to children or assist them to read. Program is designed for children grades...

Teen ESL Conversation Club

Join us to practice your English conversation skills with other teens in a welcoming, relaxed environment. All teen English language learners ages 13-18 are...

CLASS FULL: AMC 10 Tutoring with CalTutors

No class: 11/21, 12/26, 1/2 due to holiday breaks. Get free tutoring from CalTutors teen volunteers for the AMC 10, a national mathematics competition...

Game On! Wii for Teens

Teens, get your "game on!" Come hang out, meet people, and play Wii video games. Bring your friends! Wii video games for teens the third Tuesday each month...

CLASS FULL - Girls who Code Class

Are you interested in learning how to code? Registration is now open for the 2017-2018 Girls Who Code session at the West Valley Library. Girls Who Code is...

ESL Writing Class

ESL learners will be taught different practical writing skills. This FREE ESL Writing class is specially designed for English-as-a-Second-Language learners...

Math Olympiad Club

Prepare for the most prestigious math competition, or get better at mathematics! We use real competition math problems. Elementary school students grades...

ESL Conversation Club

*Please note the April 17th meeting has been cancelled. English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs create a welcoming and respectful environment...

Family Storytime and Stay & Play

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...

Reading Buddies

Is your child struggling with reading? Are you feeling frustrated? Try a reading buddy for your child. At the library, we will have a trained teen who...

Reading to Children with Marie

A volunteer reads to children in the children's area of the library. Children enjoy one-on-one interaction with our reader, and they can also choose the...

Computer 101: An Intro to Computer Basics

It is never too late to be introduced to computers. Come learn how to use programs and identify hardware in a relaxed and friendly environment. Tuesdays...

Reading to Children:  Stories with Ms Kathy

Join Ms. Kathy for stories, songs, and more every Tuesday evening at 6pm.

Resume & Interview Help

Get help with creating a high-quality résumé, and preparing for job interviews. Services are provided by a volunteer with HR experience and will be...

Family Storytime

CANCELLED: 2018 April 24 Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help...

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