Events

Tuesday, March 13

The Art of Protest

Presented to you by Sharat G. Lin, PhD. Mr. Lin is a collector and is the curator of “The Art of Protest” collection. He is also the former President of...

Women's History Quiz

Celebrate Women’s History Month by testing your knowledge! If you are 12 years old or older, pick up a quiz and return it to the Information Desk for a...

eBook Help

Get hands-on help with borrowing and downloading FREE library eBooks and eAudiobooks to your Kindle, Nook, iPad or other eReading device. You are welcome to...

Citizenship Classes For Seniors Taught in Vietnamese

A citizenship class for senior, ESL Vietnamese speakers who want to learn U.S. history & civics, in preparation for the U.S. citizenship application and...

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...

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...

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...

INSIDERS: Bicycle and Traffic Safety

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

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...

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

NOTE: ESL Conversation Club is cancelled on Tuesday, June 19th & 26th. We'll be back on July 3rd! English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs...

Four Forgotten Local Legends

Learn more about four California Poets in honor of National Poetry Month. Ina Coolbrith, Edwin Markham, Bret Harte and Edith Daley are highlighted. For the...

INSIDERS - Celebrate Norouz: Persian New Year

Norouz celebrates the first day of Spring and the beginning of the New Year in the Persian calendar. Learn about the celebration of Norouz and create...

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...

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...

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...

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...

GreenTeam of San Jose Storytime

GreenTeam of San Jose encourages the community to share the importance of recycling with children. Join us for storytime where children and parents will...

Reading to Children with Ms. Camie

Join us on Tuesday mornings at 11:30 in the Children's Area/ Family Place for stories with our volunteer Ms. Camie. Choose some stories to listen to 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 Club

Need help with your homework? Volunteer tutors will be available to help K - 12th grade students with their homework on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons....

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: March- Out at Sea

Pirates, and parrots, and treasure, oh my! Take a cruise at our library and join the Pirate Club to go to Pirate School. Learn how to create Jolly Roger...

Motion in Music

Motion in Music is a 6 week class for adults 40+. This class transforms graceful dance steps into gentle flowing movements enhance body coordination, improve...

Free Afternoon Snacks * Programa Gratuito de Bocadillos

Children ages 18 and younger are eligible to join us at Educational Park Branch Library for FREE delicious, nutritious snacks! Niños de 18 años de edad o...

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 Club for Grades K-8

Volunteers will be available to help children in Grades K-8 with their homework. For more information about this program please contact the Children's Room...

Suffixes & Prefixes Workshops

Students learn more about identifying suffixes on Tuesday, March 13th and prefixes on Tuesday, March 20th. At each workshop, participants will organize...

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...

VITA Tax Preparation

VITA offers free tax help to hard working individuals and families whose income is less than $54,000. Assistance is available in English, Spanish, and...

Math Explorers: Interactive Math Workshop

Math Explorers is an interactive math workshop for students in grades 3 - 6 who want to strengthen their understanding of current math concepts. We know...

Celebrate Norouz: Persian New Year

Norouz celebrates the first day of Spring and the beginning of the New Year in the Persian calendar. Learn about the celebration of Norouz and create...

Coding 5K Challenge: Music and Sound using Scratch

Children ages 8-12 are invited to this beginning coding program using Scratch. Participants will learn to use computers to play musical notes, create music...

Community Conversation for Teens

Teens ages 13-18- we want to hear from you! Join us for a conversation about your hopes and concerns for your community, and share your ideas for how to...

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....

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...

LEGO® Fun

Please join us at 4:00 pm for our LEGO® Fun meeting. We will have lots of LEGO® blocks for the big kids, and DUPLO® blocks and Mega Blocks for the little...

Read Away Your Fines Drop-In Table

NOTE: Read Away Your Fines Drop-In Table will be cancelled on Tuesday May 29th as well as June 5th, 12th, and 19th. We'll see you again on June...

Reading Buddies

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Teen volunteers are available to read to children or assist them to read. Program is designed for children grades K-3 Những...

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...

Community Conversation

We want to hear from you! Join us for a conversation. This conversation is a chance for us to better understand your aspirations for the community, the...

Community Conversation

We want to hear from you! Join us for a conversation. This conversation is a chance for us to better understand your aspirations for the community, the...

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...

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...

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,...

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 Event - Make a Rainbow

Families are invited to come and make their own handprint rainbow! Trace your hands on colored paper and glue in place to form a rainbow that leads to a pot...

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...

Silicon Valley Reads: Grandmother to Grandmother Film Screening

This film introduces two outstanding projects – one in the Bronx, one in Tanzania. The founders of these projects are finding simple and effective ways to...

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 relaxed and friendly environment. Tuesdays...

Legacy Academy Information Session

Join us for an information session about Legacy Academy, a new charter middle school designed to build belief in all students that they can succeed and equip...

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...

Intermediate Line Dancing

The Line Dancing Class is designed for intermediate level participants. However, anyone is welcome to join. No pre-registration is necessary for this free...

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...

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