Events

Friday, March 16

Share Your Ideas!

We want to hear from you! If you live in the neigborhoods surrounding the West Valley Branch Library, please stop by the library anytime on Friday, March...

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...

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...

Reading to Children with Ms. Dima

Our trained volunteer, Miss Dima, reads to children in the Children’s Area! Children enjoy one-on-one interaction with the reader, and they can choose the...

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...

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...

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 -...

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...

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

CANCELLED for June 18, 2018 Summer is here and you have plenty of time to prepare for the season of gift giving to come. Bring your yarn of wool, acrylic or...

Yoga Friday

Please join us for a free Yoga class that is suitable for beginners. Dress comfortably.

Berryessa Library Book Club

Please join us on the 3rd Friday of every month, for a fun and engaging literary discussion. New members are welcome! Our last class before a summer break...

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

English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs create a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to practice their English...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Around the World in 2 Hours

Join us all year round for arts, crafts, and snacks that celebrate and highlight the diversity of people and cultures around the world! Each month will...

Around the World in 2 Hours- March: Nowruz

Around the World in 2 Hours is a series of cultural programs that takes place on the third Friday of every month. Next stop? Iran, to celebrate...

CANCELLED- Appetite for Apps: App-making fun for grades 3-6!

ATTENTION: This program is CANCELLED AS OF 3/9/18. We apologize for any incovenience. An Appetite for Apps is a program designed for children in grades 3-6...

3D Printing for Teens

Every Friday in March and April we’ll have our 3D printer available to use! You must attend 3D printer training on Friday March 16 or Friday April 6 before...

CLASS FULL: AMC 8 Tutoring with CalTutors

Get free tutoring for the AMC 8 math competition by students from Monta Vista High School. For middle school students up to 8th grade. Room space is limited....

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...

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...

Dungeons & Dragons in the Library: A Role-Playing Tabletop Game

NOTE: PROGRAM IS FULL Do you love social gaming, acting and theater? If so, join us for a new tabletop role-playing game! You and other participants will...

Leprechaun Trap

Children will learn design thinking skills by building and designing their very own Leprechaun Trap. This program is best for children age 6 and up.

Leprechaun Trap

Children will learn design thinking skills by building and designing their very own Leprechaun Trap. This program is best for children age 6 and up.

Leprechaun Trap

Children will learn design thinking skills by building and designing their very own Leprechaun Trap. This program is best for children age 6 and up.

teensReach Meeting

Every third Friday of the month. This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18 meets monthly. Get involved, earn volunteer hours, and be...

teensReach Meeting

This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18 meets monthly. Get involved, earn volunteer hours and be a leader in the library. For more...

Game Zone!: Board Game Fun

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

One-on-One Computer Help

Drop by the Village Square Branch Library for one-on-one assistance with basic computer issues. Our Village Square Tech Mentors are skilled volunteers who...

Teen Photography Class/ Clase de Fotografía para adolescentes -Registration Closed

This class is designed for 12-17 year olds to learn the basics of digital photography and photo editing. Participants will learn how to use a DSLR camera,...

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...

Intermediate Mandarin Language & Culture Class

An intermediate level class offered in Simplified Mandarin Chinese. The classes are intended for children 5-12 years old. It is suggested that students bring...

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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