Events

Wednesday, January 24

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,...

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...

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...

Conversation Cafe: French

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

ESL Conversation Club - Intermediate

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...

ESL for Beginners

The ESL class for beginning English speakers concentrates on teaching participants simple English phrases. Adult English language learners will have a...

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...

Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

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...

Toddler Storytime and Stay & 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...

Baby Lapsit Storytime

Babies learn and grow with new experiences. Engage your litle one with new sights, sounds and movement through books, songs, rhymes, and interaction with...

Citizenship Class

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...

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...

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...

Japanese/English Storytelling

Join us for a fun bilingual storytelling session with our amazing volunteers. The event is for preschoolers primarily, but all ages are welcome. No...

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

This is a lively storytime with music and fingerplays, and rhymes for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. We have a half hour of storytime followed by a...

Preschool/Toddler Storytime & 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...

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...

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...

Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

There will be a storytime break on Dec. 27 and Jan. 3. Toddlers start building skills needed to learn and succeed in school in a fun way.Through music and...

Wee Play at Biblioteca / Jugamos en la Biblioteca

Enjoy fun activities with your kids, meet other families, and watch as your children learn through the power of play. Activities will be directed at children...

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...

Reading to Children with Ms. Carol

Join us on Wednesday mornings at 11:30 in the Children's Area/ Family Place for stories and songs with our volunteer Ms. Carol. Practice your Alphabet song;...

Conversation Café - Mandarin

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

ESL Writing Class for Citizenship Exam

Writing class for English Language Learners preparing for the Citizenship/Naturalization test/interview; however, all learners are welcome. No...

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...

Citizenship Class

· This course is for lawful permanent residents who want to become citizens. · Students will learn about the civics (U.S. history and government) questions...

Citizenship Mock Interview

Are you preparing for your USCIS citizenship interview? If so, come prepare with us in a comfortable setting. During the citizenship mock interview, you...

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...

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...

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....

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...

Conversation Café - Korean

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

Reading Buddies with Sharlin

Bring your children to the Bascom Branch library so that they can listen to books read by our trained volunteer. Reading to children builds vocabulary and...

Wii Wednesdays

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...

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 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...

Homework Club for Grades K-6

Teen volunteers will be helping kids and preteens with their homework and also teaching them some testing scores so their testing scores can improve. We will...

Norma Reads to Children (English or Spanish)

Norma will read stories in English and Spanish. Children can practice their reading skills by reading to Norma. For kids of all ages.

Senator Satellite Office Hours

Senator Bob Wieckowski holds Satellite Office Hours on the 4th Wednesday of every month. Constituents are encouraged to visit and meet with the Senator's...

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...

 Conversation Café - Spanish

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

Common Core Math

Need help in common core math? Our team of volunteer tutors will be available to help children in 4th, 5th, and 6th grades. Drop-ins are welcome. No...

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,...

Game On! Wii for Teens

Please come join us for fun Wii games. Bring your friends or come and meet new ones.

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...

Citizenship Mock Interview

Learn English language, Civics, U.S History and Government while practicing for your citizenship interview. If your citizenship interview is coming up, this...

Class full (Check back soon) Learn to Code: Python Coding Class for Kids and Teens

The jobs of the future are in computer science. This program will teach children, ages 10 and up, the basics of Python coding while allowing them to express...

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...

ESL Class Level 2-High Beginning - A Conversation Book 1 Communication Spotlight

Learn strategies to confirm or clarify what you are saying and hearing, the strategies to show interest in and to maintain and develop conversations. ·...

Evergreen Chess Club, ages 8-17

Learn to play chess. Open to children, ages 8-17. Evergreen's Chess Club program will be offered on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month. Instruction...

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...

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 (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...

Homework Club K-6

Need help with your homework? Volunteer tutors will be available to help K - 6th grade students with their homework after school. Drop-ins are welcome - no...

Math Tutoring for K-9 Students

Does your child need help with math? Are you tired of struggling with homework? Teen volunteers are available for one-on-one tutoring in mathematics. They...

Reading Buddies

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

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...

Bilingual English-Persian Reading to Children

Join us for fun-filled bilingual stories by our wonderful volunteer. This reading to children event is in English and Farsi and takes place every Wednesday...

Math Tutoring (6th - 12th grades)

Tutoring for students in 6th-12th grades. Teen volunteers will provide homework help and assistance to problems you do not know.

Citizenship Class

Learn citizenship vocabulary, Civics, U.S History and Government while practicing for your citizenship interview. If your citizenship interview is coming up,...

Citizenship Class

Are you in the process of becoming a United States citizen? Class Information We can give you information regarding the Naturalization Process: Who can...

Programa Incubador de Negocios

El horario del programa ha cambiado. Este programa ahora se ejecutará del 1/24/18 al 3/21/18. ¿Quieres empezar su propio negocio? ¿Tiene una idea pero...

Reading Buddies

Teen volunteers read with children in grades 1-4 to help build confidence and improve reading skills. Children can sign up for a 15-minute session at 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...

Bilingual Family Storytime!  \ Hora de cuentos bilingüe en familia

Join us for a bilingual (English/Spanish) storytime to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster...

Class Full_Girls who Code

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

Peek-a-Boo! Groundhog Day Storytime & Craft

Drop by the library to learn about and celebrate Groundhog Day. Children ages 5 and up are invited to particpate in a special storytime and craft. After...

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...

Bilingual Family Storytime Vietnamese/English Resumes May 31- Family Storytime only on April 26.

Familiy Storytime on 4/26 will not include Vietnamese. However, we invite everyone to come hear Stories from Around the World Shared in English as we...

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...

Winter Preparedness and Capital Project Updates

GET THE LATEST INFORMATION: · The Office of Emergency Management will provide information on emergency preparedness. · The Department of Transportation...

Cambrian Mystery Book Club

Join our Mystery Book Group for a great discussion! Newcomers are always welcome! Here is what we are reading: March 21: The Judas Goat by Robert B....

Evening Book Club

Please join us for a fun and engaging evening of literary discussion. New members are welcome! For more information contact Vineland Branch Library staff at...

Reading on the Avenue Book Club

Reading on the Avenue book club meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month except for November (3rd Wed.) and no meeting in December. This month's book is...

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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