Events

Friday, February 2

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...

Wii Play

Wii at Almaden! Come and play with friends in the teen room after school on Fridays and Saturdays. We have Super Smash Bros, Brawl, Guitar Hero, and Wii...

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...

Volunteer Away Your Fines as a California Room Comrade

Every now and then, libraries need a little extra love from the communities they serve. You can volunteer away your library fines at a rate of $20 per hour...

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...

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.

Conversation Café - Polish

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

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...

VETERANSWRITE in the LIBRARY

VETERANSWRITE in the LIBRARY FREE: · Open to all veterans and veteran family members of any age, any military background, SJSU students and...

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...

Conversation Café - German

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

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...

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...

Conversation Café - Arabic

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

Friday Fun: Movie Fun!

Bring your friends or come and make new ones as we watch a movie. Popcorn and other refreshments will be served.

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,...

Adult Technology Series

Didn't grow up with the Internet and want to get more comfortable with technology and the Internet? Check out the Adult Technology Series. This series is...

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.

Street Smarts: Pedestrian and Bike Safety with Officer Bailey

Have fun and learn about pedestrian and bicycle traffic safety with Officer Cordell Bailey, a Traffic Safety Education Officer from San Jose's Department of...

Black History Month Trading Cards

Celebrate the accomplishments of African American achievers by creating your own Black History Month Trading Cards. For ages 6 and up.

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...

Happy Groundhog's Day

Will the groundhog see his shadow? Come learn about this curious tradition plus make a fun craft to take home!

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...

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.

Scratch Programming Class

This Scratch Programming Course, from CPFA (Computer Programming for all) is ideal for students from 5th - 9th grade. What's Covered? The course covers the...

Bollywood Workout Class

Put on your workout clothes and stop by the Alum Rock Public Library this Friday at 5 p.m. to participate in a FREE Bollywood Workout class. Led by...

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...

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