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Teens Reach Meeting

This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18 meets on the first Friday of the month at 4 pm. Get involved, earn volunteer hours and...

Friday, August 2, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Program Room

Teens playing with board games

Teen Lock-In: Cosplay Party

Teens: this after-hours event is just for you! Activities will include Mangaka game, "Spider-Man Into The Spider-Verse" movie, face painting tips, easy costume...

Friday, August 2, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Pearl Avenue 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, August 3, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Teens Reach Meeting

Join a monthly meeting for teens interested in Hillview Library and community volunteer activities on the 1st Saturday of each month. Bring your...

Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room

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Anime & Manga Club for Teens

Love anime and manga? Want to talk about your favorites, new and old school? Come join the Anime & Manga Club @ the Alum Rock Library Branch. First Tuesday...

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, FLC Room

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Teens Reach Meeting

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

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room

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Teens Reach

Have you every wanted a say in the library?  A chance to tell the librarians what to do?  How about a way to earn volunteer hours, make a difference...

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Teens Reach @ Alum Rock Library

Want to make Alum Rock Library a better place? Interested in running free programs for the public? Want a chance to lead and engage? Need volunteer hours?...

Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 3:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock 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.

Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Calabazas Branch Library

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teensReach 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...

Friday, August 9, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Teen Center

laptop and serger in the makerspace

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, August 10, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Teens Reach Meeting

This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18 meets on the second Wednesday of the month. Get involved, earn volunteer hours and be a...

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Willow Glen Branch Library, Teen Room

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Taste the World: Snacks From Around The World

Sample snacks from around the world. Enjoy snacks from a different country each month, and test your knowledge about the featured country with a quiz! TeenHQ...

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Teens Reach Meeting

Our meeting in December is canceled. This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18 meets monthly. Get involved, earn volunteer hours and be...

Thursday, August 15, 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, August 16, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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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, August 16, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Teens Room

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Teens Reach Meeting & Make Ice Cream In A Bag

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, August 16, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Community Room

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Basic Computer Help

Do you have questions about using a computer? Do you want to learn how to set up an email account, surf the web or do something else on a computer? Drop-in for...

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Tech Center

laptop and serger in the makerspace

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, August 17, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Book Club: The League of Extraordinary Readers

We're a YA Book Club that does everything from having book club discussions, meeting YA authors at events in the Bay Area, and attending geeky conventions....

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

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.

Monday, August 19, 2019 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library

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Game On! Wii for Teens & Tweens

Teens & tweens, get your "game on!"  Come hang out, meet people, and play Wii video games. Bring your friends! Wii video games for teens & ...

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Community Room

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Evergreen Teens Reach Meeting

This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18 meets monthly. For Evergreen Teens Reach members, our monthly meeting will occur on the 3rd...

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room

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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, August 21, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Teens Reach Meeting

This leadership and volunteer group for teens ages 13-18 meets on the third Wednesday of each month. Get involved, earn volunteer hours, help plan teen...

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Community Room