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Back To School Writing Contest

Students in grades K thru 12 are invited to enter the writing contest and win prizes at the Village Square Library! Topic: What do you enjoy most about...

Friday, August 23, 2019 (All day)
Village Square Branch Library, Lobby

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, August 23, 2019 - 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 by yourself and make new ones as we watch together fun and entertaining movies. Popcorn will be provided

Friday, August 23, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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Back To School

Kick off the school year by visiting your local library for a fun and educational “Back to School Night.” Learn what school & homework help resources are...

Friday, August 23, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library

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Drop-In Homework Tutoring

Does your child need help with their homework? Our trained volunteers are available in the children's area to help your child with their reading, writing and...

Friday, August 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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NorCal Bats

Meet live bats and learn about the importance of bats in the environment and the truth about some of the harmful myths and fears surrounding these unique...

Friday, August 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Evergreen Branch Library

Aquarium Craft

Aquarium

Got fish? Children will play with paints and supplies to create unique and colorful aquariums.

Friday, August 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

Wind Chime Craft

Catch The Wind: Wind Chimes

Create wind chimes at this wind-oriented craft program.  We will be using a variety of materials to create kinetic decorations for your yard or house....

Friday, August 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room

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Game Zone!: Board Game Fun

-- Canceled  -- Kids, join us for fun board games each week! Bring your friends or come and make new ones. Thank you to Friends of Seven Trees Library...

Friday, August 23, 2019 - 4:30 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library

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Java Programming with Kidz Kode

Learn the basics of Java programming and build a strong foundation in computer science with teen volunteers from Kidz Kode! Intended for ages 9-13, students...

Friday, August 23, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Calabazas Branch Library, Group Study Room

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Introduction To Computer Science For Kids

  THE CLASS IS FULL.  This class consists of six classes starting on July 19 and ending on August 23.. The activities are designed to...

Friday, August 23, 2019 - 4:45 PM to 5:45 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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Reading Buddies With Clara (Spanish or English)

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

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st floor

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Vietnamese Class For Kids

*** CLASS IS FULL.*** Are you between the ages of 5-10 and want to learn Vietnamese? Tully Branch Library will be offering a class for students to learn...

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, Community Room

Pile of multicolored LEGOs

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....

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM
Alviso Branch Library, Children Area

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Family Storytime

Family Storytime is designed ot accommodate a mix of ages and invites the entire family to participate in early literacy activities such as stories, songs,...

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Berryessa Branch Library, Children's Area

Colorful Lego Blocks

LEGO® Fun

Come with your creativity and imagination!  Children may want to build using our LEGO® materials.*  We also have large DUPLO® blocks and...

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Bascom Children's Area

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CodeIt! Java

THE CLASS IS FULL Students will learn the basics of programming in C++ and will learn about several uses for it. Please call Seven Trees Library, 1-408-808-...

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library

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Game Zone For Kids

Join us at the library to unwind, make new friends and play some fun games! This free program is designed for children ages 5+ and their families.

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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Reading To Children With Our Reader: Faith

Our trained volunteer, Faith, will be reading to children of all ages in the Children's Room. Come listen to some wonderful stories!

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Reading Buddies

Children enjoy one-on-one interaction with teens, who create a positive reading experience for beginning readers. Our trained teen Reading Buddy volunteers...

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Children's Area

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Chinese Culture and Arts Classes

CLASS CANCELED: SEPTEMBER 7 2:00pm to 2:30 pm: Chinese Culture Class for ages 5-7 2:30pm to 4:00 pm: Chinese Culture Class for ages 8 and up This program...

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Community Room

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Science Explorers: Science Experiments for Kids

Class Full. Interested in science and experiments?  Join this hands-on general course that covers the three main branches of science - biology,...

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Calabazas 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 who...

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, Children's Area

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Read Away Your Fines

Every Saturday children 17 and under can read away their fines! Simply check in at the Information Desk, pick out your favorite book or magazine, and read...

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Berryessa Branch Library, Study Room B

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Club Constellation -- An Astronomy Club For Everyone

Be a part of the final summer sessions of the Edenvale Library's Club Constellation and learn more about all things related to the stars, the solar...

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room