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Back to School Table and Backpack Raffle!

Kick off the school year by visiting your local library for information on homework resources.  Fill out our Back to School survey, which will give...

Pearl Avenue Branch Library

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Teen Saturday Book Sale

Support the library and find some great books for your kids at a great price.  All proceeds go to support your local Almaden Branch for programming and...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Lobby Area in front of library

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Basic Computer Help

Do you have questions about using a computer? Do you want to learn how to set up an email account, surf the web or do something else on a computer? Drop-in for...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Tech Center

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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...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Educational Park Branch Library, Group Study Room

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Khmer Language Class

This program  is designed to help keep the Cambodian Language and Culture alive in San Jose. All ages are welcome.

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, FLC Classroom and Area

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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...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Group Study Room A

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Codeit! Web Design

June and July Classes are FULL This course will teach students the basics of how to develop web pages using HTML and CSS. Students will work on a project to...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Seven Trees Branch Library, Tech Center

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ESL Class Level 0 ABC 123 English

For  adults who have very limited or no English at all. · Students will learn to identify, recite, and write the 26 letters of the alphabet...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Seven Trees Branch Library, FLC Room

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ESL Class Level 2- Grammar-Basic Grammar

Learn to write correctly using grammar rules. · Verbs · Nouns · Pronouns · Adjectives · ...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Seven Trees Branch Library, FLC Room

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One-on-One Computer Help

Do you have questions about using a computer? Do you want to learn how to set up an email account, surf the web or do something else on the computer? Come to...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library, Entrance

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Vietnamese Class for Kids

CLASS IS FULL, WAITLIST ALSO FULL Fall Semester will start on Saturday, August 18, 10AM-12PM Are you between the ages of 5-10 and want to learn Vietnamese?...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, Community Room

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Reading to Furry Friends

The third Saturday every month at Village Square children who want to improve their reading skills and get extra reading time can pair with...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Village Square Branch Library, Children's Area

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Village Square Advanced Chess Club

The Village Square Advanced Chess Club is a weekly chess club for tournament level chess players ages 7 to 15 with USCF rating above 400 or equivalent who want...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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Tai Chi Zen 太極襌

Tai Chi Quan is an act of meditation developed to harness the internal energies of the body. This event will be led in Mandarin. Bilingual...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room

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Tutors in the Library

Alviso Branch Library volunteers are providing Math and English tutoring for elementary school age children, ages 5-8, on Saturdays...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Alviso Branch Library, Group Study Room and Children Area

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Willow Glen Branch Library's 10th Anniversary

Celebrate Willow Glen Branch Library's 10th Anniversary with special performers, crafts, a chance to talk to the Friends of the Willow Glen Library,...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Willow Glen Branch Library

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Yoga Saturday

Please join us for a free Yoga class that is suitable for beginners.  Dress comfortably.  We have yoga mats to loan you!

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM
Alviso Branch Library, Community Room

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Volunteer Away Your Fines as a Branch Buddy

Every now and then, libraries need a little extra love from the communities they serve. You can volunteer away your library fines at a rate of $20 per hour...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Almaden Branch Library

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Bascom Chess Club

Would you like to introduce your children to the amazing world of chess? Or do your children already know how to play chess and would benefit from ongoing...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Upstairs

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French-English Bilingual Storytime & Stay and Play

Join us for bilingual storytime for the whole family in both English and French!  Parents and children are invited to stay and get acquainted after...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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One-On-One Computer Help

Do you have questions about using a computer?  Do you want to learn how to set up an email account, surf the web or do something else on the computer?...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Internet Cafe, Computers 22 & 23

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Family Storytime and Stay & Play

Enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and reading. Sharing the wonders of books...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Evergreen Branch Library, Children's Area

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Free Guitar Practice

Come join Mr. Isidro R. Jimenez at this drop in program and learn how to play guitar or practice with others. All ages welcome. * Must bring your own guitar.

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room

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Family Storytime and Stay & Play

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room

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Family Storytime and Stay & Play

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, community room