Events

Thursday, January 18

ESL Classes

All ESL classes don't require testing or pre-registration. Study materials are handed out during class time. Attend the appropriate class level. If unsure...

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...

ESL Class - Beginner level

Through a partnership with East Side Adult Education, Alum Rock Library's ESL Class provides English language learners practice with reading, writing and...

ESL Class Level 3 Low Intermediate Reading-Speaking

Prepare and practive on the most current model test.focus on Listening using audio CD and discussionHandouts provided to practice comprehensionBreak away...

ESL Conversation Club - Beginner

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

Nana y Yo - YMCA Early Learning Readiness Program

ATTENTION: As of 1/19/18 the program at Hillview Branch Library is full at this time but you can still register for the wait list. Please contact Yessalin...

Rug Makers

If you like making rugs the Peninsula Rug Makers Guild invites you to join them at their monthly get together. They meet in the Community Room and welcome...

平甩功 ping shuai exercise

平甩功」乃是傳承自老祖宗的養生智慧,特別為適應現代生活所設計的簡易養生功法。它是一種平心靜氣,平衡自然的甩手方式。練的時候全身放鬆,雙手自然擺動,主要在「平」的意境上多下功夫,是所有愛好修行、養生、氣功、導引術的人,都應學習的首要功法。 Ping Shuai exercise is a holistic...

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

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...

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...

One on One Computer Assistance

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...

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...

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...

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 3 (0-36 mos.) and their parents/caregivers. Please Note: We will have none of our regular Storytimes from December 23 -...

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 Class

Expand your English language skills with a casual volunteer-led ESL class offered at Santa Teresa Branch Library. Students will work on exercises during...

ESL Conversation Club

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

Grupo de estudio de ciudadania para personas mayor de 65 años

Prepárese para el examen de Ciudadanía de los Estados Unidos a través de 20 de las 100 preguntas de civismo proporcionadas por el USCIS. ¡También tendrá la...

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...

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...

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...

Baby Lapsit Storytime

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,...

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 & 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...

ESL Class Levels 2-3-4-5- Low Intermediate Pronunciation IPA Guide

This class will help Advanced level students in their spoken English through interactive activities. Improve fluency and strenghthen vocabulary. · Learn...

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,...

Preschool Storytime with 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

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...

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...

French Conversation Club

Focus on speaking and learning French phrases for social interaction. Learn common greetings, classroom expressions, skills for daily living. It is...

SAT, Math, Science and Writing Tutoring

Do you need tutoring for your Math, Science, Writing and SAT Test? We have very good volunteers can help you on these subjects! Free. No registration...

Game Day

School age children are invitied to participate in this fun after school program happening every Thursday. Play ping-pong, test out your Wii skills, compete...

Reading to Children

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!

Volunteer Away Your Fines as a Button Builder

Every now and then, libraries need a little extra help from the communities they serve. You can volunteer away your library fines at a rate of $20 per hour...

Weekly Information Table: Seven Trees Community Center

Learn information about various community events and register for adult, kid and youth classes, programs, seminars and more to be held this spring and summer...

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....

Homework Coach

Need help with your homework? Volunteer tutors will be available to help K - 12th grade students with their homework Saturday afternoon. Drop-ins are welcome...

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...

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...

Learning Sight Words: A Workshop with Irene Brown

Irene Brown, a retired teacher and reading specialist will teach parents & caregivers of school-aged children about a unique Dolch 220 Sight Word list. ...

ESL Class Referral from Teacher Cris

Consultation with Teacher Cris at Seventrees branch from Tuesday-Saturday. Meeting with Teacher Cris to evaluate the student's English level.

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...

Individual Computer Help

Schedule a 30 minute one-on-one session for computer tutorials. This program is held every Thursday and is intended for all ages. Sign-ups can be done...

Street Smarts: Pedestrian and Bike Safety with Officer Bailey

Have fun and learn about pedestrian and bicycle traffic safety with Officer Cordell Bailey, a Traffic Safety Education Officer from San Jose's Department of...

Chess Club

Drop in and play a game of chess at Joyce Ellington Library. Beginning and intermediate level instruction is available. Boards and pieces are provided. All...

Community Conversation

We want to hear from you! Join us for a conversation. This conversation is a chance for us to better understand your aspirations for the community, 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 starting...

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...

Levels 2-3-4-5 Focus on  Writing 1

For adults to advance levels. · In class Students will learn clear and easy grammar concepts · Extensive practice to help students make writing skills ·...

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...

Reading Buddies

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

Reading Buddies

Is your child struggling with reading? Are you feeling frustrated? Try a reading buddy for your child. Trained teen volunteers listen to children in...

Reading to Children with Ms. Vismaya

Our trained volunteer, Miss Vismaya, reads to children in the Children’s Area! Children enjoy one-on-one interaction with the reader, and they can choose the...

Tips to Boost your Resume and an Introduction to Big Interview

Increase the marketability of your resume by incorporating accomplishment statements and transferable skills. A career librarian will show you how to revise...

teensReach

Attend monthly meetings for teens interested in library and community volunteer activities. Bring your creativity to enhance the library's outreach to the...

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...

Spanish Conversation Club

This is for ADULT customers who want to learn basic Spanish phrases and conversation. Every Thursday at 5:00pm. No Registration Needed. No class...

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...

Community Conversation

We want to hear from you! Join us for a conversation. This conversation is a chance for us to better understand your aspirations for the community, 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...

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...

Snow Globes For Teens

Celebrate the season with us! Build a snow globe with a winter theme. For teens 13 and up.

Anxiety and OCD Support Group

Do you suffer from constant worry or obsessive thoughts? Do you feel that anxiety controls your life? This group is a safe, welcoming place for us to help...

Pajama Storytime

Come join us for great stories and songs. Wear your most comfortable pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal. All ages are welcome!

Thursday, January 18


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