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Street Smart Pedestrian And Bike Safety

Have fun and learn about pedestrian and bicycle traffic safety with Officer Cordell Bailey, a Traffic Safety Education Officer from San Jose's ...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Calabazas Branch Library

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Family Storytime and Stay & Play

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, Children's area

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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...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Alviso Branch Library, Community Room

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Reading Buddies

Is your child struggling with reading? Are you feeling frustrated?  Try a reading buddy for your child. Trained volunteers listen to children in...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

Happy Hollow Park & Zoo Edzoocation

Happy Hollow Go Wild Edzoocation

Happy Hollow Park and Zoo comes to your library! Join us with your whole family for a fun filled program with live critters and learn about adaptations,...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
Rose Garden 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.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 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 2-17. Free. No...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room

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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...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

Moon Festival drum craft

Moon Festival Story and Craft

Join us for a Moon Festival story and craft. Learn about Moon Festival traditions and make your very own hand drums to take home in honor of the festival! For...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Edenvale Branch Library

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Elmo & Grover In the Park - Conservation Puppet Show with Santa...

Join the Santa Clara Valley Water District’s education outreach team and learn about conservation through a fun puppet show involving Elmo and Grover. Enjoy...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Almaden Branch Library

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Village Square Homework Club

Need help with your homework? Our team of volunteer tutors will be available to help children in K-8 grades. Also, teens are welcome to come and...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library

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Reading Buddies

Kids in grades K-4 practice their reading skills with teen volunteers. Trained teen volunteers listen to children in grades K-4 who want to practice their...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Children's Area

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...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library

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Weaving with Peopleologie: Looms, Llamas & You

Peopleologie is a hands-on humanities program about people, places, and things made by hand. Workshops promote cultural literacy, celebrate community, and...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:45 PM to 5:45 PM
Evergreen Branch Library

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Read Away Your Fines Drop-In Table

NOTE: Read Away Your Fines Drop-In Table will be cancelled on Tuesday May 29th as well as June 5th, 12th, and 19th. We'll see you again on June 26th...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Children's Area

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Homework Club

Homework Club provides after school support for children in grades K–8. Dedicated coaches are ready to answer questions and help with all homework...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library

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Homework Club

Need a little extra help with homework? Need to practice for a big test coming up or a quiet place to study? Come to the Alum Rock Library Branch and get help...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Community Room

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Chess for Beginners

Children ages 6-12 who are beginners at chess or want to learn how to play chess are invited to this free program at the West Valley Library. Chess boards are...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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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...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library

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Reading Buddies

Kids in grades K-3 practice their reading skills with teen volunteers. Trained teen volunteers listen to children in Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade who...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library

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ESL Fun for Kids! / Clase de inglés para niños

No class on September 4th Let's learn English together! Our experienced instructor Rick will introduce English vocabulary and grammar through interactive...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Community Room

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Kids Only Book Club - September: Science Month

Let's satisfy our curiously about science! We will be reading stories about astronauts and comets, inventors and their creations. We will conduct...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Children's Area

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Homework Club

Need help with your homework? A trained volunteer will be available to help children in K-8 grades with their homework. No registration required....

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Hillview Branch Library

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Math Olympiad Club

Prepare for the most prestigious math competition, or get better at mathematics! We use real competition math problems. Elementary school students grades 3-5...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Reading Buddies

Kids in grades K-3 practice their reading skills with teen volunteers. Trained teen volunteers listen to children in Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Children's Area