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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, April 12, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Teen Room

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Job Interview Preparation Workshop For Teens

Looking to make some extra money, but nervous about that job interview?  Come to our workshop to learn tips on interviewing well and practice your...

Friday, April 12, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library

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Girls Who Code

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...

Friday, April 12, 2019 - 4:45 PM to 6:00 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Family Learning Center

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Raise Your Hand: Confidence Building For Girls

Girls in 5th to 8th grade are invited to this program to do various activities, find useful resources and techniques to overcome fear of public...

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM
Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room

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Introduction To Competitive Programming

Registration has filled. Thank you. "Introduction to Competitive Programming" is a program series for 6th-10th graders interested in competing in the USA...

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Calabazas Branch Library, Group Study Room

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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, April 13, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Introduction To Programming In Java

This is an introductory course to learn Java for middle and high school students. They will learn basics of computer science and programming with concepts...

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Alviso Branch Library, Community Room

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SAT, Math, Science And Writing Tutoring

Do you need tutoring for your Math, Science, Writing and SAT Test? We have very good volunteers who can help you with these subjects!  Free....

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library, Group Study Room 2

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Girls Who Code

SORRY - 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, April 13, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Willow Glen Branch Library, Community Room

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Botvin Life Skills Program For Students In Grades 6-8

Students in Grades 6th-8th are invited to participate in this informative and interesting 10 week program to learn about the dangers of drugs. ...

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Hillview Branch Library, FLC Classroom

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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, April 16, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Program Room

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The Pawsome Project

Our goal is to introduce shelter and foster dogs who are in need of love and attention with our local teens. Come out for some interactive playtime at the...

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Teen Room

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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, April 16, 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, April 16, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Community 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, April 17, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Vineland Branch Library, Community Room

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AP Computer Science For Teens

A student based program designed to coach AP Computer Science among high school students. Students will cover concepts by using Java language included:...

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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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, April 17, 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, April 17, 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, April 17, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Community Room

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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, April 17, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, FLC room

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After Hours Easter Egg Hunt

An after-hours egg hunt just for teens. Come eat pizza, find candy, and hang out with your friends after the library is closed! Free. Registration Required....

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Teen Room

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Poem In A Pocket

In celebration of National Poetry month we are observing #Poeminyourpocketday. Any teen who brings in a poem and reads it to a staff member gets a free treat...

Thursday, April 18, 2019 (All day)
Bascom Branch Library

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Math Tutoring

Our Tutor, a University Professor, will be here every Thursday from 3:30-5:30 pm, to help with your questions about all things math, from...

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Vineland Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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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, April 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, Teen Room

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Python For Teens In Grades 6-12

Teens in grades 6-12 will learn the basics of programming in Python and will learn about several uses for it.   Participants of this class series will...

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, FLC Classroom