Events

Friday, March 2

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...

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...

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.

Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Party (Read Across America)

You will be in good company celebrating Dr. Seuss’ Birthday at your library. Everyone across the country is joining the Seussabration! Celebrate and read Dr....

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...

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...

VETERANS of life WRITE in the LIBRARY

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

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...

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,...

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....

Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Party (Read Across America)

You will be in good company celebrating Dr. Seuss’ Birthday at your library. Everyone across the country is joining the Seussabration! Celebrate and read Dr....

Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Party (Read Across America)

You will be in good company celebrating Dr. Seuss’ Birthday at your library. Everyone across the country is joining the Seussabration! Celebrate and read Dr....

Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Party (Read Across America)

You will be in good company celebrating Dr. Seuss’ Birthday at your library. Everyone across the country is joining the Seussabration! Celebrate and read Dr....

Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Party (Read Across America)

You will be in good company celebrating Dr. Seuss’ Birthday at your library. Everyone across the country is joining the Seussabration! Celebrate and read Dr....

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...

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...

Class is full_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...

Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Party (Read Across America)

You will be in good company celebrating Dr. Seuss’ Birthday at your library. Everyone across the country is joining the Seussabration! Celebrate Dr. Seuss...

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...

Silicon Valley Reads: Mango, Abuela and Me Story and Activity

Join us for a read aloud of the Silicon Valley Reads 2018 book for children, “Mango, Abuela, and Me,” and stay for an activity guiding children to create a...

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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