Events

Thursday, January 25

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...

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...

Inclusive Storytime and Stay and Play

A storytime for children from 3-8, including children with special needs. Afterwards, parents can chat as their children play with our stay and play toys!

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...

Planetree Health Library Drop-in One-on-one  Reference Help

A librarian from Planetree Health Library will be available to help seniors do research on health issues, on a one-on-one basis.

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...

Inclusive Storytime and Stay & Play

All children and their families are invited to participate in this lively and interactive monthly story time. Children with all learning styles and abilities...

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...

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,...

Children's Discovery Museum Bilingual Spanish-English Storytime

4th Thursday of the Month Join us for a special Spanish/English bilingual storytime presented by the Children's Discovery Museum. This collaborative program...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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 relax and friendly environment. Tuesdays...

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...

USCIS Naturalization Information Session

US Citizenship and Immigration Services staff will provide a step-by-step description of the naturalization process; mock naturalization interviews featuring...

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...

Full Bloom Book Club

Please join us for an interesting afternoon of literary discussion. All are welcome! We meet every 4th Thursday of the month at 1:00pm. Here is our current...

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!

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...

STEM for kids

Join us for hands-on fun! This family-oriented program is designed for children and their caregivers to explore and create together. We will read a story and...

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...

Art Enrichment

This free program is offered to families who have children under 6 years of age. This program's main goal is to provide a developmentally appropriate...

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...

Oral Health Education by the Health Trust

According to the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, more children miss school because of dental pain than any other reason. An oral health educator...

Celebrity Author Storytime

Join Douglas Rees, Award-Winning Author and SJPL Librarian, as he presents a special storytime featuring his recent published picture book, Tyrannosaurus...

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...

Creative Writing Workshop for Grades K-8

Get your creative juices flowing in this program for elementary and middle school students! Practice your writing skills in this creative writing workshop...

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...

Homework Club for K-8th grade students

Homework Clubs provide after school support for children in grades K–8. Dedicated coaches are ready to answer questions and help with homework. Free....

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 ·...

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...

Reading to Furry Friends

Children naturally feel comfortable around dogs. By making the most of this relationship, parents and teachers can improve literacy skills and encourage...

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...

Resumé and Job Search Assistance

Join us at the library for help finding the job of your dreams. Our volunteers, Michelle (2nd Thursday of each month) and Kala (4th Thursday of each month),...

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...

Village Square Chess Club

Learn to play chess at the Village Square Library! Beginners and intermediate level. Registeration is required. Participants may also register at the...

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...

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...

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!

Transitioning Careers: How to Make the Leap

You have decided to take the "big leap" into your next career! How do you make the right choices? How do you transition your work experience to a new job?...

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