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Teen Art Surprise Challenge

Teens, test your creative thinking with this fun artistic challenge! Create something new from various materials and show off your designs.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Vineland Branch Library

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Learn to Code: Python Coding Class For Kids And Teens

The jobs of the future are in computer science.  This program will teach children, ages 10 and up, the basics of Python coding while allowing them to...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Family Learning Center

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Virtual Reality: Fruit Ninja & Smoothies

Try out the Library’s Oculus Rift headset and Touch Controllers! Enjoy a delicious smoothie and take advantage of our virtual reality headset to compete with...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Beginning Java (for Teens)

Java is one of the most popular programming language used for building complex applications. It is widely used to build business services and mobile...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Tech Center

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Teens Reach Meeting

Every third Wednesday of the month. This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18. Get involved, earn volunteer hours and be a leader in...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, FLC room

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Summer Math Tutoring for Students

Does your teen or child need help with Math over the summer? Volunteers will provide FREE math tutoring on Thursdays from 3:00—5:00 PM. Students ...

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Family Learning Center

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Beginning Java (for Teens)

Java is one of the most popular programming language used for building complex applications. It is widely used to build business services and mobile...

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Tech Center

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Teens Reach Meeting

This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18 meets monthly. Get involved, earn volunteer hours and be a leader in the library. For more...

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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Virtual Reality: Open House

Experience the digital world like never before in our Virtual Reality Open House. Learn how to use our virtual reality equipment, try a virtual reality...

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Teen Game Zone Fridays

Explore a world of gaming with the Virtual Reality (HTC VIVE), Nintendo Switch, and other exciting games! Invite your friends and hangout after school at the...

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Teen Room

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Teens Reach Meeting

This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18 meets once every third Friday of the month. Get involved, earn volunteer hours and be a...

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Alviso Branch Library, Teen Room

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Teens Reach Meeting & Brush Bots

This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18 meets monthly. Get involved, earn volunteer hours and be a leader in the library. For more...

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Community Room

Wooden treasure chest with a magical wispy light coming out of the box.

Teen Art Surprise Challenge

Teens, test your creative thinking with this fun artistic challenge! Create something new from various materials and show off your designs.

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Alviso Branch Library

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Nintendo Play!

Do you love to play video games?  Relax and play at the library with your friends. 

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Teen Room

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Beginning Java (for Teens)

Java is one of the most popular programming language used for building complex applications. It is widely used to build business services and mobile...

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Tech Center

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Girls Who Code Summer Session

THIS CLASS IS FULL  Are you interested in learning how to code? Girls Who Code is a national non-profit organization with a well-tested curriculum....

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library

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Drop-in Makerspace Training

Would you like to learn or get a refresher on how to use a 3D printer, laser cutter, sewing machine or any other equipment at the TeenHQ makerspace? Come to...

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Graphic Novel Making Workshop With Oliver Chin - Manga-Mania Workshop

Experienced local graphic novelist Oliver Chin presents Manga-Mania Workshop in partnership with San Jose Public Library's Graphic Novel Contest. In...

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Berryessa Branch Library

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SAT, Math, Science And Writing Tutoring

Cancelled on 6/22/2019. Do you need tutoring for your Math, Science, Writing and SAT Test? We have very good volunteers who can help you with these...

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library

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Comic Sound Effect Creations

Practice your skills for the Graphic Novel Making Contest by getting creative with sound and how it appears in comics and Manga.  Join us as we take a...

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Youth Services

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Nintendo Play

Love to play video games?  Try our new Nintendo switch with the latest games in our Teen Room. 

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Teen Room

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Coding Summer Camps

Students ages 11-13 are invited to take part in a FREE, all-day STEAM-based coding camp to explore concepts in Coding, Science, Technology,...

Monday, June 24, 2019 - 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Hillview Branch Library

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Beginning Java (for Teens)

Java is one of the most popular programming language used for building complex applications. It is widely used to build business services and mobile...

Monday, June 24, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Tech Center

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Coding Summer Camps

Students ages 11-13 are invited to take part in a FREE, all-day STEAM-based coding camp to explore concepts in Coding, Science, Technology,...

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Hillview Branch Library

Paper Craft Of Roses

National Rose Month: Rose-Themed Papercrafts

Come and join the TeenHQ in celebrating National Rose Month by creating rose-themed papercrafts! TeenHQ events are open for for middle and high school...

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine