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Reading to Children with Samantha

Bring your children to listen to stories and be read to by our trained volunteer, Samantha. Every 1st and 3rd Sunday.

Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Overfelt Adult Education Beginner ESL Class

The English as a Second Language (ESL) class is offered in collaboration with the Overfelt Adult Education Center.  Registration and Placement Test is...

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 9:30 AM to 12:45 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Community Room

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Nana Y Yo: Early Learning Readiness Program

We are offering a FREE two day program for 36 weeks. The “Nana Y Yo” Early Learning Readiness (ELR) is a relationship and play based program for informal...

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Community 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, September 16, 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 - Italian

Learn simple words & phrases in these FREE six-week class series. September/October offerings: Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian...

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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Knitting & Crocheting For All Levels

Bring your wools, your acrylics and your crochet or knitting needles*. Learn to make hats, scarves, socks, blankets, maybe even a sweater.  You can do...

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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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, September 16, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Tech Center

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The Asahi Nine: Japanese American Baseball In San José

By the 1920s, Japanese baseball leagues stretched across the west coast from Seattle to Los Angeles. More than just a game, baseball provided a bridge between...

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 5th Floor Special Collections Area - California Room

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ESL English Grammar Circle

The ESL English Grammar course offers a supportive and cooperative learning environment in which adult English Language learners may access and enjoy a variety...

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, FLC Room

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Slime Making for Teens

Teens will be making slime from scratch. A fun activity that will be fun and sticky. There will be various colors and glitter to choose from.

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library

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Homework Center / Centro de Tarea

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

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Alviso Branch Library, Community Room

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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, September 16, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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Edenvale Homework Club for Kids (K-8th)

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, September 16, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room

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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, September 16, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, 2nd Floor, Internet Cafe

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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, September 16, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Village Square 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, September 16, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Community 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...

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Tech Center

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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, September 16, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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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 reading...

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Girls Who Code @ East San Jose Carnegie Branch

Are you interested in learning how to code? This group is open to Girls in 6th to 12th grade who would like to learn fundamentals of  ...

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Family Learning Center

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Math Tutoring

Teen volunteers will provide homework help and assistance to problems you do not know. Tutoring for students in K-9th grades.

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Program 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 welcome! No...

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room

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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, September 16, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Santa Teresa 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, September 16, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, FLC Classroom

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One-On-One Computer Help

Do you have questions about using computer technology, a tablet or a mobile device? Do you want to learn how to set up an email account, surf the web or...

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Internet Cafe, Computers 22 & 23