Events

Saturday, January 20

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,...

Let's Speak Chinese 我爱听故事

有趣的中文故事会! 爸爸妈妈哥哥姐姐一起来给我们讲故事,猜字谜,做游戏。我们要欢乐学中文!我爱听故事! Let’s speak Chinese! Stories, Poems, Riddles, Word Games. A lot of fun! This event will be in Chinese...

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...

Basic Computer Help

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 a computer? Come for...

ESL Class Level 2- Grammar-Basic Grammar

Learn to write correctly using grammar rules. · Verbs · Nouns · Pronouns · Adjectives · prepositions Age: 18 yrs and older. Bring pencil, paper,...

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...

Friends of Willow Glen Branch Library Quarterly Booksale

Come browse the Friends of the Willow Glen Library’s Book Sale . Great bargains can be found on gently used books and media. All proceeds support programs at...

Friends of the East San José Carnegie Branch Library Book Sale

Please join us for our upcoming Book Sale! This is your chance to stock up on a variety of books and media in English and Spanish, and other great finds for...

Homework Club for Grades K-8

Homework Club provides after-school academic support for children in grades K-8. Dedicated coaches are ready to answer questions and help with homework....

Khmer Language Class

This program is designed to help keep the Cambodian Language and Culture alive in San Jose. All ages are welcome.

Mexican Folkloric Dancing Class  / Clase de Baile Folklórico

Come join us to learn Mexican Folkloric Dancing. This class offers an excellent opportunity to learn about the richness of the Mexican culture through...

One on One Computer Help

Do you want to learn how to send emails, search the internet, use Microsoft word to compose a letter or learn other computer basic skills? Join us in the...

Read Away Your Fines

Every Friday and Saturday 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...

Read to Thrive 1st and 2nd Grade Book Club

Love to read or just need more practice? Join Read to Thrive’s lively bimonthly book club for readers at the 1st and 2nd grade reading level. Participants...

Resume and Job Search Help

If you're looking to improve your Resume, or if you need help improving your Job Search skills we can help! Our volunteer will coach you on how to write a...

Tai Chi Zen 太極襌

太極拳在中國有1700多年的歷史,太極襌以傳統文化內容為本,內功為基礎,建立正確的太極拳習練觀念。 暨希太極愛好者,於次第介紹、講解、練習, 有效達到・練拳煉心・, 延年益壽的養生目的。 Tai Chi Quan is an act of meditation developed to harness the...

Village Square Advanced Chess Club

The Village Square Advanced Chess Club is a weekly chess club for tournament level chess players ages 7 to 15 with USCF rating above 400 or equivalent who...

Yoga Saturday

Please join us for a free Yoga class that is suitable for beginners. Dress comfortably. We have yoga mats to loan you!

Advanced Java for Teens

Advanced Java is presented by mathandcoding.org The Advanced Java course, presented by MathandCoding.org, is ideal for students in 7th grade and up who are...

Back to Bach: Kids for classical

Kids of all ages are welcome to join classical musicians from around the Bay Area and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. The program will include: A...

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...

Family Storytime at Evergreen

Enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and reading. Sharing the wonders of...

Introduction to Java Programming

Would you like to learn some basic Java coding? MathAndCoding presents this special introductory Java Programming class for students from 6th–7th grade. You...

One-On-One Computer Help

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? One...

Saturday Stories, Songs, and Stuff

Join us for stories, songs, and more every Saturday! Stay & Play will follow.

ESL Conversation Club * ESL Club de Conversación

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

ESL Level 2- Beginning- Reading Quick and Easy English (Listening )

This is for all levels from high beginning to advance level learners who want to improve their listening skills. Class activities: · Listen to audio...

Family Storytime

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...

Friends of the Tully Community Branch Library

Find a treasure and a good read at the Friends of the Tully Community Branch Library Booksale. Gently used books, CDs, and DVDs will be available at rock...

Getting Started with eBooks

Did you receive an eReader or tablet as a holiday gift but aren't sure how to use it? Learn how to load the library's free eBooks and eAudiobooks onto your...

Knitting Club

Do you enjoy knitting? Have you always wanted to learn how? Come join our knitting club! It is a great place to see what others are working on, pick up new...

Master Gardeners

Join a Master Gardener every third Saturday of the month to learn how to care for your unique garden! Bring your extra plants and seeds to these meetings to...

Movement & Mindfulness

Join an experienced yoga instructor in a relaxing, beginner-level weekly practice focusing on stretching and mindfulness. All ages and experience levels are...

One-on-One Computer Help / Ayuda con la computadora individual

Learn to use the computer with the library volunteers such as: Create resumes and do job searchesFill out online job applications or unemployment benefit...

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,...

Family Storytime

Join us at the library for a fun-filled storytime for the whole family. Songs, stories, and fingerplays to make your day.

Family Storytime and Stay and 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...

Music and Movement/Música y Movimiento

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 K-3

Kids in grades K-3 practice their reading skills with teen Volunteers.! Trained teen volunteers listen to children in Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade...

Back to BACH: Kids for Classical

Kids of all ages are welcome to join classical musicians from around the Bay Area and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. It will be a time of fun,...

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 Club

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...

Level 2 Quick and Easy Reading (Reading)

Students will learn and practice: Phrases and vocabulary for daily activities, ask and answer simple questions, use polite requests, greetings and...

Maker[Space]Ship: Eastridge Center

Please join the Maker[Space]Ship as we partner with Eastridge Center. The Maker[Space]Ship will host a Slime Lab, where participants will learn about the...

One-on-One Computer Help

Drop by the Village Square Branch Library for one-on-one assistance with basic computer issues. Our Village Square Tech Mentors are skilled volunteers who...

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 Ariana / Lectura con Ariana

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...

Speech and Debate Camp

This program for 5th - 9th graders focuses on parliamentary debate but the concepts covered can be used in other types of debate. Participants will learn...

FunMath4Kids

Need help with math? Come to the Seven Trees Library for tutoring. FunMath4Kids is a FREE math tutoring program for K-8th students. Kids will have fun...

Mad Science: Fire and Ice

Explore "magical" chemical potions, the wonders of dry ice, and the dynamics of air pressure. Some of the topics the mad scientists will investigate...

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...

Level 0 ABC 123 English

For adults who have very limited or no English at all. · Students will learn to identify, recite, and write the 26 letters of the alphabet · Learn to...

Mandarin Chinese Lessons for Beginners

Learn how to speak common phrases in Chinese such as greetings, introductions, numbers, ordering food, asking for directions, and other phrases useful for...

Mandarin Chinese for Beginners

Learn how to speak common phrases in Chinese such as greetings, introductions, numbers, ordering food, asking for directions, and other phrases useful for...

Saturday Movie Matinee!

Greet old friends and make new ones as you join us for a screening of a fun, family-friendly movie. A perfect way to spend a Saturday afternoon at your...

Tech Tutor

Get individualized help and instruction on basic computer and eBook use. No reservations necessary!

teensReach Crafts for Children

A special craft chosen and prepared by teen volunteers. This program occurs on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Saturday of each month.

Chinese Culture and Arts

This program is for learning and understanding Chinese culture by teaching singing, dancing, and other activities. It is designed to build interest in...

Code One: Visual Programming for Kids

Learn the basics of coding with us by using MIT’s Scratch to make games like Pong, Physics Simulator, and Agar.io. Free Event. Space Limited. Registration...

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...

Computer Assistance with Tech Mentor Volunteer by Appointment Only

Call or drop by the Alviso Branch Library to make an appointment to meet with our Tech Mentor, Rahul Ka. Rahul is a skilled volunteer available for...

Computer Help with our Tech Mentor

Learn basic computer skills one-on-one with a Tech Mentor. Our Tech Mentor will assist you with the internet, email, and tablet questions in a one-on-one 30...

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...

Family Math and Engineering Presented by The Tech Museum of Innovation/ Family Math and Engineering presentado por The Tech Museum of Innovation

Free bilingual classes in English and Spanish for families! Class #3: A Grand Time: Telling Time - Discover how time flies as families design and build...

LEGO®  Fun

You supply the creativity. We supply the LEGO® blocks of all sizes. Come have some fun and let your imagination run wild! This program is not affiliated,...

Pete G. Magic Show

Enjoy the magic of Pete G., then learn a trick and become a magician’s assistant! Join us with the whole family for this fun event. Sponsored by the...

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...

Robotics Class by Project enVision

Project enVision U.S. is proud to host Robotics at the Berryessa Branch Library for 5th-8th graders. This course will be 4 weeks long, and will be hosted on...

SVAC Life Orchestra Concert

Life Orchestra’s mission is to inspire and train up young musicians to learn about art and life in a safe and friendly environment. SVAC will present a...

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. ...

Board Game Club

Kids and Teens: Join us every Saturday afternoon for some fun playing board games while devloping 21st century skills of creativity, communication, critical...

Covered California Open Enrollment Resource Table

Questions about the new health care coverage options available through Covered California? A Certified Covered California representative will be available...

Game On! Wii for Teens

Get your game on every Monday & Saturday afternoon in the teen room. Come hang out with friends, meet new people, and play video games. Get your...

One on One Computer Help

Learn basic computer skills with a one-on-one volunteer computer tutor.

Read Away Your Fines

Every Saturday 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...

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,...

Chess Club

Learn to play chess. Program will be offered on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month in the children's area. For all ages!

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.

Owl's Lunch

"Owl’s Lunch!” is a hands-on science workshop (for children age 5 to 10) presented by Science Smart Kids and Camp Captivate. Children will dissect an owl...

Chess Club

Join our Chess Club! Play and learn chess basics and tactics. Boards and pieces are provided.

HTML/CSS for Kids

Learn how to animate using HTML coding in this workshop for kids. Children will learn the basics of HTML/CSS to complete one or two projects in the course...

Intermediate Mandarin Language & Culture Class

An intermediate level class offered in Simplified Mandarin Chinese. The classes are intended for children 5-12 years old. It is suggested that students bring...

Mad Science: Fire and Ice

Explore "magical" chemical potions, the wonders of dry ice, and the dynamics of air pressure. Some of the topics the mad scientists will investigate...

Pete G. Magic Show

Enjoy the magic of Pete G., then learn a trick and become a magician’s assistant! Join us with the whole family for this fun event. Sponsored by the...

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...

Success Without Stress

We are immersed in numerous activities, like taking care of family, working with tough deadlines, etc. In the process we might have experienced some or all...

LEGO® Fun

Come with your creativity and imagination! We'll have large blocks for the very young and the smaller Legos for older children. Drop in or come weekly -...

Beginning Computer Coding for Kids (Registration Closed)

Registration Closes January 12th. First Class starts January 13th. Students must attend class from the beginning to participate. This is a once per week,...

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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