The West Valley Library is adding another story time!
The West Valley Branch of the San Jose Public Library system is excited to announce a new weekly bilingual story time in Russian and English! This new story time takes place on Friday afternoons in our Family Place Center starting at 5:00 pm and will allow you a unique opportunity to start your weekend off with Russian stories, finger plays, songs, history and more that the whole family can enjoy.
This bilingual story time will be conducted by a local West Valley community member named Olga. Olga originally came from Saint Petersburg which she describes “as the most beautiful city of Russia, the former capital of Russian Empire and where one of the greatest museum hermitage is located.” Olga worked as a journalist before coming to Silicon Valley. She worked for a Russian newspaper in the SF Bay Area for a short period and then enrolled in college to get an Art Degree. After graduating, she started a family and now has 3 boys. She says, “ I want my kids to be not only bilingual but also bicultural, and Russian literature as well as history are a really important part of it….we would like to share our activities with other kids our ages and cultural background. We want our kids to stay connected. We hope others will join us in listening and practicing our native tongue”. Please join Olga and her family at the West Valley Library at 1243 San Tomas Aquino Road, San Jose, CA 95117 at 5pm every Friday afternoon starting March 11th.
We have four other story times that occur weekly and an Inclusive storytime on the fourth Saturday of the month. If you would like to check the days and hours for these and other programs please view our West Valley Library events.
Dear English language learners!
If you need to improve your English skills, please use the following links to FREE ESL classes information in our area:
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Если вам нужно улучшить ваш английский, пожалуйста обратитесь на следующие сайты за информацией о бесплатных курсах английского языка: