Events

Friday, January 19

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,...

Wii Play

Wii at Almaden! Come and play with friends in the teen room after school on Fridays and Saturdays. We have Super Smash Bros, Brawl, Guitar Hero, and Wii...

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...

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 -...

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...

Bilingual English-Russian Reading to Children

Our trained volunteer will read to your children in English and Russian. Join us every Friday in the picture book area.

Conversation Café - Polish

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

Knitting for ALL Levels

Knitting for ALL Levels A chill is in the air. Bring your yarn of wool, acrylic or any other fiber and your knitting needles. Learn to make hats, scarves,...

Yoga Friday

Please join us for a free Yoga class that is suitable for beginners. Dress comfortably.

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

No class March 30, 2018 due to library closure. English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs create a welcoming and respectful environment for...

Conversation Café - German

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

Tech Mentor & Computer 1x1 Assistance

Tech mentoring and Computer 1-on-1 assistance. A volunteer Tech Mentor/computer coach will be available to help customers increase their computer skills. ...

 Virtual Reality Open House

Experience the digital world like never before in our Virtual Reality Openhouse. Learn how to use our virtual reality equipment, try a virtual reality...

Conversation Café - Arabic

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

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...

Friday Fun: Movie Fun!

Bring your friends or come and make new ones as we watch a movie. Popcorn and other refreshments will be served.

Game Zone Fridays!

Join us every Friday after school to unwind, make new friends and play some fun games at the library. We’ve got board games, video games, arcade basketball,...

Adult Technology Series

Didn't grow up with the Internet and want to get more comfortable with technology and the Internet? Check out the Adult Technology Series. This series is...

Around the World in 2 Hours

Join us all year round for arts, crafts, and snacks that celebrate and highlight the diversity of people and cultures around the world! Each month will...

Around the World in 2 Hours- January: Happy New Year!

Around the World in 2 Hours is a series of cultural programs that takes place on the third Friday of every month. Next stop? An international New Year's...

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.

Community Conversation for Teens (Ages 13-18)

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 aspirations 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...

Dungeons & Dragons in the Library: A Role-Playing Tabletop Game

Do you love social gaming, acting and theater? If so, join us for a new tabletop role-playing game! You and other participants will get the chance to be...

Electric Bike Workshop

Presented by mathandcoding.org This program uses machines in the real world (i.e. bicycles, doors, cars) to explain mechanical features through mini hands...

Making Snowflakes

Let's Celebrate Winter! Learn how to make a snowflake ornament to hang in your window with pipe cleaners and beads. A fun program for everyone!

Read Away Your Fines

Every Friday cardholders between the ages of 7-17 can read their fines away! (Cardholders under the age of 7 may attend one of our Storytimes to participate...

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...

Class is full_Scratch Programming Class

This Scratch Programming Course, from CPFA (Computer Programming for all) is ideal for students from 5th - 9th grade. What's Covered? The course covers the...

Talk to the Animals with Tony Borders

Take a walk on the wild side with magician and ventriloquist, Tony Borders with Talk to the Animals! His beautiful puppet critters include a kooky kangaroo,...

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...

Overnight Warming Location

Do you need a place to stay warm and dry during inclement weather? Where to Stay Warm: The City of San José has designated Overnight Warming Locations at...

Overnight Warming Location

Do you need a place to stay warm and dry during inclement weather? Where to Stay Warm: The City of San José has designated Overnight Warming Locations at...

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