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The Elf On The Bookshelf with a Christmas Tree and a reindeer

The Elf On The Bookshelf - El Duende En El Estante

Buddy, Hillview Branch Library’s very own special Elf, is back this year!  Visit the library December 1-21 and find Buddy- The Elf on the Bookshelf....

Monday, December 10, 2018 (All day)
Hillview Branch Library

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Volunteer Away Your Fines as a Button Builder

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

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Administration Office - 4th Floor

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Conversation Café - Italian

Learn simple words & phrases in these FREE six-week class series. November/December offerings: Arabic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin and  ...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 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

A trained volunteer Kathy will read to children.

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Conversation Café - Mandarin

Learn simple words & phrases in these FREE six-week class series. November/December offerings: Arabic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin and  ...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 225

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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, December 10, 2018 - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Tech Center

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Teen Monday Madness

Hang out after school and play video games, card/board games, and maybe even some arts and crafts.

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Community Room

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Homework Center at Alviso Branch Library

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, December 10, 2018 - 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Alviso Branch Library, Community Room

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Teen Craft: Gifts for the Holidays

Create a unique gift for yourself or someone else by reusing old magazines. For teens 12 - 18.

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library

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Tech Tutor

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

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library

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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, December 10, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Vineland Branch Library

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Free Afternoon Snacks

Join us at Educational Park Branch Library for delicious and nutritious snacks! This program is geared towards kids and teens ages 2-17. Free. No...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room

Four kids enjoying food

Free Afternoon Snacks

Join us at Joyce Ellington Library for delicious and nutritious snacks! This program is geared towards kids and teens ages 2-17. Free. No...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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Homework Club

Volunteers will be available to help children in Grades K-12 with their homework. Free. No registration required.

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, Second floor tables, outside room A

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English Grammar

Let's have fun learning English Grammar. This course offers a blended learning environment in which adult learners can access and enjoy classroom instruction...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Family Learning Center (FLC) Room

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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, December 10, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room

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Homework Club

Homework club is canceled on Monday, 11/26/18. The program will resume on Monday, 12/3/18. Need help with your homework? Local teen and adult volunteers are...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 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. No registration required...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room

Four Kids Enjoying Food

Free Afternoon Snacks

Join us at the Alum Rock Library for delicious and nutritious snacks! This program is geared towards kids and teens ages 2-17. Free. No...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library

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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, December 10, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library

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LEGO® Fun

Please join us at 4:00 pm for our LEGO® Fun meeting.  We will have lots of  LEGO® blocks for the big kids, and DUPLO® blocks ...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Cambrian 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, December 10, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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LEGO® Fun

We supply LEGO® of all sizes, you bring your imagination! THIS PROGRAM WILL BE DISCONTINUED AFTER DEC 17th 2018. The program conducted by the San José Public...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Vineland Branch Library

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Homework Club

Need help with your homework? Teen volunteers are available to assist students with all their homework needs, including reading, reading comprehension,...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Homework Club for Kids

Need help with your homework? Our team of local teen volunteers will be available to help children in K-8 grades with their homework. No registration required...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room