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Black History Month: Rosa Parks Montgomery Bus Boycott

Happy Black History Month! Let’s recreate and learn about how Rosa Parks’ refusal to relinquish her seat resulted in the Montgomery Bus Boycott in Alabama in...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Calabazas Branch Library

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Preschool Storytime & Stay and 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...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

Kids sitting on the floor

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, February 19, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, Children's area

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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...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Children's Area

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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...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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Kids Only Book Club

Join us for an hour of reading, listening and discovering new ways to interact with books! We will read (or listen to) an exciting story or an entire book and...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Children's Area

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Lego Robotics Workshop I

Looking for a fun way to practice STEM skills?  The Leland Robotics Club is hosting a 3-day workshop with LEGO Robotics.  Children will build...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Program Room

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LEGO® Builders

Put your creativity and imagination to work while you build using LEGO® bricks. DUPLO® bricks are available for younger kids to manipulate safely....

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Children's Area

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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, February 19, 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 2-17. Free. No...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Educational Park 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, February 19, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Edenvale 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, February 19, 2019 - 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? Our team of local teen volunteers will be available to help children understand and complete homework assignments in K-8 grades...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Berryessa Branch Library, Study Room C

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Public Speaking Workshop For 4th-6th Graders

*THIS PROGRAM IS FULL* Interested in improving your public speaking and argumentation skills? In Their Own Words is bringing a six-session Public Speaking...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 3:45 PM to 4:45 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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LEGO Builders / Constructores de LEGO

Join Lego Builders where children have the opportunity to expand their creativity and imagination through the power of play, all while developing critical...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room or Children's Area

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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, February 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library

child and teen girls reading together

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, February 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library

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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, February 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library, Quiet Study Room

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LEGO® Fun

NOTE: LEGO® Fun is canceled on 1/15/2019. Please join us next week! Let your imagination soar at LEGO® Fun! Make new creations with our large...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Group Study Room A

three young children playing with letters

ESL Fun for Kids! / Clase de inglés para niños

Let's learn English together! Our experienced instructor Rick will introduce English vocabulary and grammar through interactive games, songs, and instruction....

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Community Room

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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, February 19, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

7 children around a laptop

Intro to HTML/CSS

Learn how to make a website in 8 weeks! Each project teaches a different programming skill and children build on the skills the learn to complete projects...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, FLC classroom

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TechGalz: Technology and Entrepreneurship

Please note the new class times after 10/2/18. Thank you. Cultivate an interest in technology and entrepreneurship by signing up for TechGalz, a comprehensive...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 5:15 PM to 6:30 PM
Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room

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Lego Robotics Workshop I

Looking for a fun way to practice STEM skills?  The Leland Robotics Club is hosting a 3-day workshop with LEGO Robotics.  Children will build...

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Program Room

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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.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine