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Teen Entrepreneurs Club

The Teen Entrepreneurs Club at the MLK Library aims to engage, expose, and inspire middle and high school students to pursue entrepreneurship. Each Saturday...

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ - Mezzanine & SJPL Works - Third Floor

If You Can't Love Yourself How [...] You Gonna Love Someone Else?

YA Lit Fest: Self-Acceptance Edition

Think books are lit? Like to talk and be creative about books? Dying to see some of those book-to-screen adaptations? Join us for a mini-festival to...

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Community Room

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Teen INSIDERS

Make new friends and learn new skills at these inclusive programs with appropriate activities for teens with developmental and intellectual disabilities...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Bascom Branch Library, Teen Center

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Teen ESL Conversation Club

The teens at Almaden Branch meet weekly on Tuesday to welcome new residents and foreign exchange students in the neighborhood.  The teens play games...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Almaden Branch Library

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Virtual Reality For Teens

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

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room

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Wii Wednesdays

Get Your Game On Grab a free snack Come hang out in our teen room Meet people Teens between 13-18  Free. No registration required.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Teen Room

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Game On! Wii for Teens

Game on! Join us for a fun and free program every Wednesday. Play ping pong, test out your Wii skills, compete at foosball, and more!

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Vineland Branch Library, Community Room

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Girls Who Code Club

Are you interested in learning how to code? Girls Who Code is a national non-profit organization with a well-tested curriculum.  Our Trained volunteer...

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Family Learning Center

Teen Trivia Afternoons

Enjoy an hour of brain teasing trivia using the online app--Kahoot. Our teensReach volunteers host this program on the 2nd Wednesday of each month in our...

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, tech connect area

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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, February 13, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Family Learning Center

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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, February 13, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Willow Glen Branch Library, Teen Room

Valentine's Day Balancing Hearts for Teens

Join us to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a balancing heart toy that not only caters to the arts, science, engineer, and technology aspect of STEAM, but is...

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Willow Glen Branch Library

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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, February 13, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Game On! Wii for Teens

Video game sessions for teens. Held weekly during school year. For those ages 12 and up. Free.  Come one and all.  Call 408-808-3036 for...

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Teen Room

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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, February 14, 2019 - 3:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Community Room

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3D Valentine's Day Card for Teens

Come prepare for Valentine’s Day by creating a 3D heart card to keep or gift to others.

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 3:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library

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CraftTEEN

For November only, CraftTeen will be on the third Thursday, November 15!  Join us on the second Thursday of every month as we create crafts that you'll...

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

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Girls Who Code Club

We’re sorry. This event is currently full. No waiting list. Are you interested in learning how to code? Girls Who Code is a national non-profit, which teaches...

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Calabazas Branch Library, Group Study 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, February 15, 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, February 15, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Teens Room

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Teens Reach Meeting

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

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Alviso Branch Library, Teen Room

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Girls Who Code

PROGRAM IS FULL Are you interested in learning how to code? Girls Who Code is a national non-profit, which teaches girls in 6th-12th grade the basics of...

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Teens Reach Meeting

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

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 4:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library

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Teens Reach Meeting & An Introduction to Heredity: Traits Bingo

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, February 15, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Community Room

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Nintendo Play

All you gamers, come and play our new Switch in the Teen Room. If you have some time late Friday or Saturday, drop by and play Super Smash Bro, Mario Kart, or...

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Teen Room