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Chinese dining out menu from the 1940's

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, April 22, 2019 (All day)
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 5th Floor Special Collections Area - California 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, April 22, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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FunCraft4Kids

Join us for a week of arts and crafts during Spring break at the Village Square Library. All the amazing art will be displayed on the last day. Friends and...

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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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, April 22, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Tech Center

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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, April 22, 2019 - 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Alviso Branch Library, Community Room

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Earth Day Storytime & Craft

Celebrate Earth Day by joining us for a reading of Earth Day, Birthday and by making your own Truffula Tree. Recommended for ages 3 and up.

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Bascom 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, April 22, 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, April 22, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

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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 2-18. Free. No...

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room

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Free Afternoon Snacks

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

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

Book cover Earth Day Birthday

Earth Day Storytime & Craft

Celebrate Earth Day by joining us for a reading of Earth Day, Birthday and by making your own Truffula Tree. Recommended for ages 3 and up.

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Willow Glen Branch Library

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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, April 22, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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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, April 22, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room

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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, April 22, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock 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 and Mega...

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, Community Room

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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, April 22, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Math Tutoring (K-9th grade)

Are you struggling with your child with math homework?  We have teens at the library ready to help students, Kindergarten through 9th grade....

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Program 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, April 22, 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, April 22, 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, April 22, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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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, April 22, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Community Room

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Weekly Problem-Solving Math Class

No class May 6 and May 13. Registration is FULL. Drop-ins may be allowed if there is space. The goal of this weekly class series is to instill a love of...

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Calabazas Branch Library, Group Study Room

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STEM Activity for Kids

This monthly STEM Activity for Kids is presented by Lynbrook High School’s Women in STEM Club. Activities are designed for elementary-to-middle-school children...

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room

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Homework Club

Our homework club provides after school support for students in grades K–8. Dedicated homework coaches are ready to answer questions and help with homework in...

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, FLC Classroom

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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, April 22, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library