Events

Tuesday, January 9

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 -...

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...

Computer Help for Seniors

Did you receive a new electronic device? Do you need help with new social media? Do you want to know what more you can do with your e-mail? Bring these Tech...

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...

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...

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...

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...

INSIDERS: Activities at the Hillview Branch Library

Join us for socializing, finding new friends, networking, making jokes, crafting, having fun with art, learning from speakers in the community, and much...

Market Research

Experts recommend that in order to start a successful business, you need to do market research. But what does that mean? Come find out at our hour-long...

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...

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...

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...

Dr. King's Birthday: Community Dreams

Celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by learning about Dr. King's legacy and his dreams of peace and equality. Add your own dreams for the...

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...

Trademark Tuesdays

The Silicon Valley USPTO hosts an interactive question and answer session with the USPTO Trademark Assistance Center. During this virtual meeting with 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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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 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...

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 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...

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...

New Volunteer Orientation

Learn what you can do to help out your neighborhood library and become a SJPL volunteer! Open to adults, seniors and teens!

Russian Fun Club

Families with children ages 4-11 are welcome to participate in a program presented entirely in Russian. Children will enjoy crafts, games, STEAM activities,...

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...

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...

Read to Thrive 3rd & 4th Grade Book Club

Love to read or just need more practice? Join Read to Thrive’s lively monthly book club for readers at the 3rd and 4th grade reading level. Participants...

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:  Stories with Ms Kathy

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

Resume & Interview Help

Get help with creating a high-quality résumé, and preparing for job interviews. Services are provided by a volunteer with HR experience and will be...

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...

Rose's Book Club

Join us for the monthly meeting of Rose's Book Club! Our meetings are the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm. We read and discuss different books each...

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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