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Volunteer Away Your Fines As A Branch Buddy / Pague sus multas con la...

Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch is hosting two public events in May 2019. We are in need of volunteers to help with setup, clean-up and other activities at...

Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library

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MakerSpaceShip @ Viva Calle SJ

Viva CalleSJ is a free recreation program that temporarily closes miles of San Jose streets to bring communities together to walk, bike, skate, play and...

Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library
921 S First Street, San Jose, CA 95110

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Viva CalleSJ’s Silicon Valley Bikes! Festival & Bicycle Show

The San Jose Public Library will be out at Viva CalleSJ at the Silicon Valley Bikes! Festival & Bicycle Show on Sunday May 19th from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM....

Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Emma Prusch Farm Park
647 S King Road, San Jose, CA 95116

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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, May 19, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Patio

Reading to Children with Samantha

Bring your children to listen to stories and be read to by our trained volunteer, Samantha.  

Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Dining Out: Menus Of Old San Jose

Chop Suey for 30 cents? Chow Mein for 35 cents? 15 cents for a cold beer? Too good to be true? Not in WWII era San Jose! Wish you could go back in time to get...

Monday, May 20, 2019 (All day)
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 5th Floor Special Collections Area - California Room

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Conversation Café - Italian

Learn simple words & phrases in these FREE six-week class series. March/April Offerings:  Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi...

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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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, May 20, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Conversation Café - Turkish

May/June offerings: Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian and Turkish Learn simple words & simple phrases in these FREE six...

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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One-On-One Computer Help

THE CLASS IS CANCELED ON MAY 13TH.  Our Tech Mentor volunteer can help you with basic computer issues like: Learn the basics of Microsoft Word and...

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Tech Center

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Santa Teresa Veteran's Writing Group

Santa Teresa Veteran's Writing Group is a new program designed to encourage all veterans to explore the creative writing process with weekly exercises....

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Group Study Room A

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Teen Study Date

Getting ready for Finals? Need Study Space? Got a project due and need some extra table space? Teens grab your books and study buddies for a day in the...

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Community Room

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Homework Center

Free  homework tutoring is offered in English and Spanish for grades K-12.  Parent must register the child at first session. Registration forms are...

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Alviso Branch Library, Community Room

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eBook Help

Get hands-on help with borrowing and downloading FREE library eBooks and eAudiobooks to your Kindle, Nook, iPad or other eReading device. You are welcome...

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Vineland Branch Library

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Homework Club

Volunteers will be available to help children in Grades K-8 with their homework Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Free. No registration required.

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

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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, May 20, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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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, May 20, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, 2nd floor, Internet cafe

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Homework Club

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, May 20, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room

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Homework Club

Need help with your homework? Local teen and adult volunteers are available to assist students with all their homework needs, including reading, reading...

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room

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Homework Club

Need help with your homework? Our team of local teen volunteers will be available to help children in K-8 grades with their homework. Homework Club at the...

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room

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Homework Club

Need help with your homework? Volunteer tutors will be available to help 1st  - 8th grade students with their homework after school. Drop-ins are...

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library

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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...

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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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, May 20, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Bilingual CHI/ENG Reading To Children

Bilingual reading to children ages 0-7. English and Chinese. Provided by a trained volunteer.

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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Checkmate! Chess for Kids

Come be a part of a new fun program at Edenvale Library!  This free chess program is for children ages 7-12 who are beginners, or...

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area