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Blind Date With A Book Display

“In a reading rut? In the mood for something new? Come to the library for a Blind Date with a Book! Choose from among our wrapped books and we’ll give you a...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 (All day)
Edenvale Branch Library, Marketplace Area

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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...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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ESL Class Level 3 Low Intermediate Reading Class

Understand the reading techniques with comprehension and clarity. Expand vocabulary. Work with a group to discuss handout.

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library, FLC Room

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Rug Makers

If you like making rugs, the Peninsula Rug Makers Guild invites you to join them at their monthly get-together. They meet in the Community Room and welcome...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Rose Garden Branch Library, Community Room, First Floor

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Nana y Yo: Early Learning Readiness Program

We are partnering with the East Valley YMCA to offer a FREE two day program for 36 weeks. The “Nana Y Yo” Early Learning Readiness (ELR) is a relationship and...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room

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PATH - Referral And Assistance Services To The Homeless

The Library has partnered with PATH (People Assisting the Homeless) to provide outreach and social work services at the Tully Branch Library ...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, Study Room A & Lobby

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Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

Babies and toddlers learn and grow with new experiences. Enhance their brainpower by engaging them with new sights, sounds, movement, and interaction with...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Bascom Branch Library, Children's Area

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Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

Babies and toddlers learn and grow with new experiences. Enhance their brainpower by engaging them with new sights, sounds, movement, and interaction with...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Cambrian Branch Library, Community Room

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Bilingual Storytime / Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe

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

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Hillview Branch Library, Children's Area

Young child excitedly points to a picture book that a librarian is reading while children are seated behind them.

Preschool Storytime And Stay & Play

Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills. Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to become...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Hillview Branch Library, Children's Storytime Area

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Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

Babies and toddlers learn and grow with new experiences. Enhance their brainpower by engaging them with new sights, sounds, movement, and interaction with...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Children's 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...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Berryessa Branch Library, Study Room C

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Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills. Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to become...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Alviso Branch Library, Community Room

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Toddler Storytime & Stay And Play

Toddlers start building skills needed to learn and succeed in school in a fun way. Through music and movement activities and the fun of books, they discover...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Almaden Branch Library, Children's area

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Stories, Songs, And Fun With The Children's Discovery Museum

Brought to you by the talented staff from the Children's Discovery Museum, this event is for children ages 0 to 6 years. Enjoy music, stories, and craft...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Bascom Branch Library, Children's Area

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Stories, Songs, And Fun With The Children's Discovery Museum

Brought to you by the talented staff from the Children's Discovery Museum, this event is for children ages 0 to 6 years. Enjoy music, stories, and craft...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Bascom Branch Library, Children's Area

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Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

Babies and toddlers learn and grow with new experiences. Enhance their brainpower by engaging them with new sights, sounds, movement, and interaction with...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Children's Room

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"Alma and How She Got Her Name" Story and Activity

Join us for a read aloud of the Silicon Valley Reads 2019 book for children, "Alma and How She Got Her Name," and stay for an activity to discover the story...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room

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Beginning ESL Class | Clases de inglés

Basic Requirements: Must be at least 18 years old Live or work in San José Complete registration and assessment process Commit to class schedule Contact...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Family Learning Center Classroom

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One-On-One Computer Help

Schedule a 30 minute one-on-one session with our computer mentors. Sign-ups can be done in-person at the Rose Garden Branch Library or over the phone during...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Rose Garden Branch Library, Teen Room

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San Jose Clean Energy Storytime And Stay & Play

San José Clean Energy, the city of San José’s new electricity provider will host storytime and activities. They will be reading children’s books about the sun...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Willow Glen Branch Library, Community Room

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Bilingual Baby and Toddler Storytime / Hora de cuentos bilingüe para...

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

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Children's Area

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Baby And Toddler Storytime And Stay & Play

Babies and toddlers learn and grow with new experiences. Enhance their brainpower by engaging them with new sights, sounds, movement, and interaction with...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room

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ESL Conversation Club

English as a Second Language (ESL) Beginning Level creates a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to develop Basic Literacy...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

Who Should Attend: For children from birth up to age 3 (0-36 mos.) and their parents/caregivers. What To Expect: Babies and toddlers learn with new...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Children's Area