Almaden Branch Library

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Locations and Hours

6445 Camden Ave.
San José, CA 95120


11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Manager - Sandra Stewart
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Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play - Thu, Jul 24 10:30 am
Reading to Children - Thu, Jul 24 12:30 pm
ESL Conversation Club - Thu, Jul 24 1:00 pm
Timothy James Magic Show - Thu, Jul 24 2:00 pm
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Posted by Edward Koetitz on Jul 23, 2014 | Comments: 0 |


My son and I attended one of the earlier Summer Reading Programs at Almaden Branch Library, Coventry and Kaluza Comedy and Circus Show, a two person clown show, and he enjoyed it thoroughly.  He loved the part when Kaluza did 50 hula hoops.  When I asked him to write a journal about his summer, he wrote about Kaluza doing 50 hula hoops.  Kaluza will be at the Joyce Ellington Library on Thursday, August 7 at 3 pm. 


There are many more fun programs to be performed at the libraries, and I would encourage everyone to check our website to see what events are still available.  You can shop around the various branch libraries to see which programs or times suit you and your family.  At Almaden, there are still two programs to come:  Timothy James Magic Show and the Wildlife Associates: Bay Area Wild.  I'm sure they will be good, and I plan to attend them myself and bring my son.  The programs have been vetted by youth services librarians and paid for by many very generous Friends of the Library groups around the library system.  The money they earn from booksales are spent every summer on our Summer Reading programs around the system.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank our Friends for their generous support.

Posted by Jo-Ann Wang on Jul 17, 2014 | Comments: 0 |

Person holding a signWhy is this woman so happy?


It’s because she had just won an iPad Mini in the 2013 Adult Summer Reading Celebration at Almaden Branch Library.


Wouldn’t you like to win a cool prize like this just for doing something you are already doing, like reading?


Of course, we all would.


So why haven’t you signed up for the 2014 Adult Summer Reading Challenge (new name, same great prizes) for a chance to win a new Kindle Fire or Kindle Paperwhite?


Kindle Device

The July 31 deadline is approaching fast, but you still have time.


Come on down to Almaden Branch Library and head over to the Summer Reading Table near the Information Desk.


Tell the volunteers at the Table that you would like to sign up for the Adult Summer Reading Challenge, and they will take it from there.


What could be easier?

Posted by Michael Sarhad on Jul 16, 2014 | Comments: 0 |

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