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Teen Movie Night

Teen Movie nights are put on "by teens, for teens"! Come to the teen room and enjoy a free movie and snacks with your friends. You can even become a part of...

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Teen Room

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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, April 18, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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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, April 18, 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, April 19, 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, April 19, 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 Friday of the month. Get involved, earn volunteer hours and be a...

Friday, April 19, 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, April 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Teens Reach Meeting & Earth Day 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, April 19, 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, April 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Teen Room

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Teen Craft: Mini Pinatas

Join us to make your own bright, colorful, and fun mini-piñata. For teens age 13 and up.

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Alviso 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 19, 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 20, 2019 - 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM
Evergreen Branch Library, Community 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 20, 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, April 20, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

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Teen Entrepreneurs Club

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

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works, 3rd Floor & TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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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 23, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Hillview Branch Library, FLC Classroom

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Teen Craft: Mini Pinatas

Join us to make your own bright, colorful, and fun mini-piñata. For teens age 13 and up.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library

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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 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Program 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 24, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Vineland 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 24, 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

Be part of a fun volunteering opportunity for teens between the ages of 13-18. Earn community service credit while supporting the library by assisting with...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Rose Garden Branch Library, Teen Room

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Teen Craft: Mini Pinatas

Join us to make your own bright, colorful, and fun mini-piñata. For teens age 13 and up.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Rose Garden 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 25, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Vineland Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Teens Reach

Attend monthly meetings for teens interested in library and community volunteer activities. Bring your creativity to enhance the library's outreach to the...

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Group Study Room

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Teen Craft: Mini Pinatas

Join us to make your own bright, colorful, and fun mini-piñata. For teens age 13 and up.

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library