Events

Tuesday, January 30

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 Level 5 Advance Reading, Reading Concepts 4

Students will read special selection of classic American authors and will participate in these activates: · Find the topic/ theme · Preview and predict ·...

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 -...

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...

Baby Lapsit Storytime

Babies, 0 to 12 months, and their caregivers are invited to join us for 20 minutes of songs, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and stories. Parents and children...

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...

Board Games at the Library

Looking to make some new friends? Like to play Chinese Chess, Backgammon, Checkers, Chess, or Scrabble ? Drop by for a friendly game at the library, and...

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...

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...

Virtual Reality: Introduction for Adults and Seniors

Try out the newest Oculus Rift headset and Touch controllers to immerse yourself into Virtual Reality worlds at Evergreen Branch Library. You can first try...

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 and 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 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...

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...

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

There will be a storytime break on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2. Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills. Hear...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Kids Only Book Club

Calling all sleuths! Children in grades 1-4 are invited to hone their mystery-solving skills and become super sleuths at the library. This series book club...

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...

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...

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...

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....

Film: Searching For Victor "Young" Perez:   THE BOXER OF AUSCHWITZ

In Commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day A Film Screening Searching For Victor "Young" Perez: THE BOXER OF AUSCHWITZ When French...

Science4U for Grades 2-5 at the Rose Garden Branch Library

Science4U is a FREE, fun science program involving lectures, hands-on activities, and worksheets. Every series covers a different area of science. The...

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...

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...

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...

VITA Tax Preparation

VITA offers free tax help to hard working individuals and families whose income is less than $53,000. Assistance is available in English, Spanish, and...

ESL Class Level 1 Beginning Clear Speech Red Book 1

In this class students will participate in activities to improve fluency and speaking skills. This class will help non-native speakers gain: ·...

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...

El Club de Tejido: para principantes (Knitting Club for Beginners in Spanish)

La Sra. Ana Maria Ramírez va dirigir y enseña el arte de tejer con estambre, abujas o gancho para todos quien quieran aprender y son principiantes. Para...

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 (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 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....

Read Away Your Fines Drop-In Table

Students in grades K-12 can read away up to $20.00 of their fines at Santa Teresa’s hour long drop-in table. Bring your own book or read one from the...

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 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...

Teen ESL Conversation Club

Join us to practice your English conversation skills with other teens in a welcoming, relaxed environment. All teen English language learners ages 13-18 are...

CLASS FULL: AMC 10 Tutoring with CalTutors

No class: 11/21, 12/26, 1/2 due to holiday breaks. Get free tutoring from CalTutors teen volunteers for the AMC 10, a national mathematics competition...

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...

Business Incubator Program

Program schedule has changed. This program will now be running from 1/23/18 - 3/20/18. Want to start your own business? Do you have an idea but need help...

CLASS FULL - Girls who Code Class

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

ESL Writing Class

ESL learners will be taught different practical writing skills. This FREE ESL Writing class is specially designed for English-as-a-Second-Language learners...

Level 1- Beginning - Side By Side

This class is a beginning-level English grammar course that provides the foundation skills needed so that students begin speaking and writing in English. The...

Math Olympiad Club

Prepare for the most prestigious math competition, or get better at mathematics! We use real competition Math problems. Elementary school students grades...

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 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...

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...

Reading to Children with Marie

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...

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:  Stories with Ms Kathy

Join Ms. Kathy for stories, songs, and more every Tuesday evening at 6pm.

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...

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