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The Elf On The Bookshelf with a Christmas Tree and a reindeer

The Elf On The Bookshelf - El Duende En El Estante

Buddy, Hillview Branch Library’s very own special Elf, is back this year!  Visit the library December 1-21 and find Buddy- The Elf on the Bookshelf....

Thursday, December 13, 2018 (All day)
Hillview Branch Library

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Children's Discovery Museum Storytime

Join us for a special storytime with Ms. Vera Escobedo from the Children's Discovery Museum. This storytime will allow children to explore new sounds, and...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Hillview Branch Library, Children's Area

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Game Day

CANCELED Nov. 15 & Nov. 22. School age children are invited to participate in this fun after school program happening every Thursday. Play table tennis,...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Berryessa Branch Library, Community Room

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Free Afternoon Snacks

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

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library

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STEM for Kids

Join us for hands-on fun! This family-oriented program is designed for children and their caregivers to explore and create together. We will read a story and...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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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...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Alviso Branch Library, Community Room

Holiday STEAM for Kids

Add some STEAM to your holiday season! Join us for science, technology, engineering, art, and math activities for kids with a holiday twist. Projects include...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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Math Tutoring (for 4th to 12th graders)

An experienced tutor will assist elementary, middle and high school students with Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus and test preparation (SAT...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Group Study Room 2

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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...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room

Four kids enjoying food

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...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Joyce Ellington 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 in K-8 grades with their homework. No registration required...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room

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...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 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? Volunteer tutors will be available to help 1st  - 8th grade students with their homework after school. Drop-ins are...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library

Pink, red, blue, silver and green jingle bells

Jingle Jewelry

Let's make some lovely gifts! School age children will string pom-pom beads and jingle bells to create a memorable gift or a piece of jewelry they can wear...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Community Room

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Homework Club for Grades K-8

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

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, FLC Classroom

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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...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room or Children's Area

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Creative Writing Workshops

Online registration has filled. Drop-ins can attend if space allows. Thank you. In this monthly workshop series, teen volunteers will guide students...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room

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Coding Fun for Kids

Join us for an hour-long fun and engaging introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics of...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Teen Room

Village Square Chess Club

Village Square Chess Club

Learn to play chess at the Village Square Library! Beginners and intermediate level. Walk -ins are welcome! Club meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 5:15 PM to 6:30 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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Reading Buddies

Is your child struggling with reading? Try a reading buddy for your child. Trained volunteers listen to children in K-3rd grade who...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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Drop-In Homework Tutoring

Homework help for students in grades K-8.

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

The Elf On The Bookshelf with a Christmas Tree and a reindeer

The Elf On The Bookshelf - El Duende En El Estante

Buddy, Hillview Branch Library’s very own special Elf, is back this year!  Visit the library December 1-21 and find Buddy- The Elf on the Bookshelf....

Friday, December 14, 2018 (All day)
Hillview Branch Library

Chessboard, dice, and other fun board games

Game Zone Fridays!

Join us every Friday after school to unwind, make new friends and play some fun games at the library. We’ve got board games, video games, arcade...

Friday, December 14, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room

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Friday Fun: Movie Fun!

Bring your friends or come and make new ones as we watch a movie. Popcorn and other refreshments will be served.

Friday, December 14, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Community Room

Four kids enjoying food

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...

Friday, December 14, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room