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Maker[Space]Ship @ SV Pride Festival

Silicon Valley Pride is an annual gay pride celebration that serves the LGBTQA community of San Jose and the Silicon Valley regions. It is...

Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Plaza De Cesar Chavez
, Downtown San Jose, CA

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Friends Of The Dr. King Library Book Sale

WHEN? Usually the last weekend of every month Saturdays– 10 am to 5 pm, $1.50 hard covers, $1.00 soft covers Sundays – 1 pm to 5 pm, $7 a bag day (...

Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Patio

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Reading to Children with Liz

Come and join our volunteer Liz for Reading to Children! Every second and fourth Sunday she will be choosing fun stories to read aloud - and children are...

Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, First Floor

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Overfelt Adult Education Beginner ESL Class

The English as a Second Language (ESL) class is offered in collaboration with the Overfelt Adult Education Center.  Registration and Placement Test is...

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 9:30 AM to 12:45 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Community Room

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Reading To Children With Kathy

Join Ms. Kathy for a group Reading to Children program with stories, songs and more!

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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One-On-One Computer Help

Our Tech Mentor volunteer can help you with basic computer issues like: Learn the basics of Microsoft Word and Excel; Set up an email account; Use social...

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Tech Center

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The Asahi Nine: Japanese American Baseball In San José

By the 1920s, Japanese baseball leagues stretched across the west coast from Seattle to Los Angeles. More than just a game, baseball provided a bridge between...

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 5th Floor Special Collections Area - California Room

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ESL English Grammar Circle

The ESL English Grammar course offers a supportive and cooperative learning environment in which adult English Language learners may access and enjoy a variety...

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, FLC Room

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Bilingual Reading To Children (English and Spanish)

Bring your kids to our library to enjoy one-on-one interaction with Iris, our wonderful, trained volunteer.  Reading to Children program is a great...

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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Back To School

Kick off the school year by visiting your local library for a fun and educational “Back to School Night.” Learn what school & homework help resources are...

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library

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Edenvale Homework Club for Kids (K-8th)

Homework help for all students in grades K-8. Local teen and adult volunteers assist students with all their homework needs, including reading, reading...

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room

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Tech Tutor

Get individualized help and instruction on basic computer and eBook use. Please register at the Information Desk, or by calling (408) 808-3080.

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, 2nd Floor, Internet Cafe

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LEGO® Fun

You supply the creativity. We supply the LEGO® bricks. Come have some fun and let your imagination run wild! This program is not affiliated, sponsored, or...

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Homework Club

Need help with your homework? Adult and teen volunteers are available to assist students in grades 1-12 with all their homework needs, including reading...

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Math Tutoring

Teen volunteers will provide homework help and assistance to problems you do not know. Tutoring for students in K-9th grades.

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Program Room

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Beginning Mandarin Language & Culture Class

A beginning level class offered in Simplified Mandarin Chinese. The classes are intended for children 5-12 years old. Students will also learn aspects of...

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Community Room

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One-On-One Computer Help

Do you have questions about using computer technology, a tablet or a mobile device? Do you want to learn how to set up an email account, surf the web or...

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Internet Cafe, Computers 22 & 23

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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...

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library

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Intermediate Python Coding Class for 5th-8th Graders

This is a python intermediate class. Some topics we will be going over include parsing internal and external databases, accessing the internet using python,...

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Tech Center

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Yoga And Meditation/ Yoga y Meditacion

Join us for 60 minutes of yoga and 30 minutes of mediation - a time to withdraw the mind from the external and tune in to your body.    Our...

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 5:15 PM to 6:45 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Community Room

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One-on-One Computer Help

Learn how to use a computer and navigate the internet. Receive instruction in a variety of computer applications including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and...

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, Tech Center

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Pokemon Club

Join us to have fun playing Pokemon, trading cards and learning strategies for improving you game!

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Cambrian Branch Library

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Citizenship For Seniors Taught In Vietnamese

Students: Senior, Vietnamese ESL speakers Study: U.S. History & Civics Practice: Questions commonly asked on the application and citizenship...

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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Friends Of the Vineland Library's Lobby Sale

Come in to buy hand picked books and support your library programs!

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Vineland Branch Library, Lobby

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Meditation And Gentle Yoga

Class presented by Yoga Alliance, USA, certified experienced teacher. Himalayan Yoga & Meditation tradition is based on Patanjali’s Ashtanga...

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Community Room