- May 31 - King Library Opens at 1:00 PM
If you're ever looking for something to do with the family on a Saturday afternoon then the Children's Room of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library is the place to be. See what we have in store for the whole family in the month of May. Please note that our special Puppet Show is at 11:00AM.
May 5 @ 3:00PM: STUFF! An Arts and Craft Program for Children: Boys and girls will celebrate the month of May with 2 fun crafts; girls will make a beautiful hair garland and the boys will become kings for the day with their bejeweled crowns! Join us for this free, fun program.
May 12 @ 11:00AM: Puppet Show with Edgar "Zancudo" Sanchez: Let's celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a puppet show based on multi-cultural folk legends, fables and stories. Edgar Zancudo Sanchez, a local artist, will entertain the whole family with an interactive show. Don't miss this fun event.
May 19 @ 3:00PM: Games for Kids: Dream Big! This program is a preview of our Summer Reading Celebration which starts on June 1. Children will enjoy games and puzzles related to this summer's theme: Dream Big, Read! Learn more about our summer reading celebration and have fun too! Also if you would like a reminder about when our Summer Reading Celebration begins go to www.sjpl.org/summer.
May 26 @ 3:00PM: ABC to Drawing: Did you know you could draw pictures using the letters of the alphabet and numbers? Our volunteer, Vidhi, will show us how it's done; children will be so proud of their masterpieces. Check out Vidhi's blogspot to get an idea of what she will be doing http://abc-to-drawing.blogspot.com/
If you've every wondered what the name of a particular instrument is then we have the program just right for you and your children. Join us on Saturday, April 28 at 3:00PM at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library for the Instrument Petting Zoo! Nova Vista Symphony will demonstrate instruments of the ochestra and then allow children to touch and play many of them. Children will have fun hearing the story of these instruments and how they work together to produce a symphony.
After the program children may be interested in checking out books or DVDs where they can learn even more about musical instruments. You don't want to miss this fun event for children and their parents and remember it is FREE!
The Children's Room of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library offers super Saturday programs each Saturday at 3:00PM. March offers craft programs, a puppet show, a science magic show and more. Check out our March line up below.
Each Friday we offer Friday Fun at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library and now each Saturday we have our Super Saturday programs. Our Saturday programs start at 3:00PM unless otherwise noted. February offers crafts, drawing lessons, a puppet show and even a visit by a well known author. Here's what we have in store for you in February:
It's a Saturday and your kids are bored or you're wondering what would be a great way to spend some quality time with your family. Well, come down to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library in downtown San Jose and check out this amazing building! There are 8 floors to wander through, interesting artworks just waiting to be discovered and of course a wonderful Children's Room to visit. Time your visit so that you can enjoy these wonderful programs that we will be having in the Children's Room at 3:00PM.
So mark these dates on your calendar and make your Saturdays, Super Saturdays at the King Library. Remember all the programs are FREE!