Events

Friday, January 5

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,...

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...

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.

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,...

Music and Movement at the Village Square Branch Library!

Enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well as language ability in your child. These are...

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...

ESL Class Level 1- Low Beginning  Listening-Speaking

This class is for the lowest basic adult learner. Participants will learn some of these topics: · the alphabet · count 1-100 · read simple sentences ·...

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...

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,...

Maker[Space]Ship: Eastridge Center

Please join the Maker[Space]Ship as we partner with Eastridge Center. The Maker[Space]Ship is a place for children, adults and families to explore and...

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.

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...

Happy New Year Program

Celebrate the New Year by learning about New Year's traditions around the world plus have fun painting fireworks.

LEGO BUILDERS / CONSTRUCTORES DE LEGO

Join our Lego Builders where children have the opportunity to expand their creativity and imagination through the power of play, all while developing...

Level 1 ESL Class Beginning Level Reading-Writing

This FREE ESL Reading class is specially designed for English learners to improve basic reading skills. No sign up is necessary.

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...

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...

TeensReach Meeting

This leadership and volunteer group for teens ages 13-18 meets on the first Friday of each month. Get involved, earn volunteer hours, help plan teen...

Game Zone!: Board Game Fun

Kids, join us for fun board games each week! Bring your friends or come and make new ones.

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...

Friday, January 5


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