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Wee Connect and Stay & Play

Join us for a 6-week program series designed especially for grandparents, aunts, uncles, siblings, cousins, neighbors, and friends who look after young...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room

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Wee Explore Outdoors / Exploramos al aire libre

Come out and enjoy a variety of activities that provide learning opportunities for young children and their caregivers. The outdoor playspace features: A...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library

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Conversation Café - Hindi

September/October offerings: Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese Learn simple words & simple phrases...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

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Countdown to Kindergarten

If your child is 3.5 years or older and is not enrolled in a formal preschool, this program is for you! We will be meeting for six sessions to expose children...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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eBook Help

Get hands-on help with borrowing and downloading FREE library eBooks and eAudiobooks to your Kindle, Nook, iPad or other eReading device. You are welcome...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Rose Garden Branch Library, Internet Cafe, Second Floor

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Reading To Children With Ms. Carol

Join us on Wednesday mornings at 11:30 in the Children's Area/ Family Place for stories with our volunteer Ms. Carol. Choose some stories to listen to...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Children's Area

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime invites children to experience new concepts and expand their vocabulary through stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and movement...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Mandarin Conversation Club

Whether you are a beginning or advanced learner, join us at our club to improve your Mandarin conversation skills. Free. No registration required. Space is...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 12:15 PM to 1:15 PM
Berryessa Branch Library, Group Study Room C

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Joyce Ellington INSIDERS

Join us for our monthly Insiders Program for a fun and educational activity. We will be doing arts and craft projects, playing games and...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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INSIDERS: Leaf Sun Catcher

Join us to make a Maple leaf sun-catcher in celebration of Halloween. This is a great opportunity to socialize, find new friends, network, make jokes, have fun...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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Basic ESL Class - English As A Second Language For Beginners

For adults who have very limited or no English skills at all. Learn how to speak, read, and write in English at a beginning level. Potential students...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Community Room

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ESL Conversation Club

English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs create a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to practice their English...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Family Learning Center

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Citizenship Class

This course is for lawful permanent residents who want to become citizens. For best results participants should expect to attend all six sessions....

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Family Learning Center (FLC) Room

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ESL Conversation Club

English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs create a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to practice their English...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, Family Learning Center Classroom

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The Asahi Nine: Japanese American Baseball In San José

By the 1920s, Japanese baseball leagues stretched across the west coast from Seattle to Los Angeles. More than just a game, baseball provided a bridge between...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 5th Floor Special Collections Area - California Room

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Sahaja Meditation

Free Guided meditation Workshop Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique. It helps reduce stress and increase wellness. It brings better focus...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room

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Reading to Children with Venus

Bring your kids to our library to enjoy one-on-one interaction with our reader, Venus. Our Reading to Children program is a wonderful way to help kids develop...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Conversation Café - Korean

Learn simple words & phrases in these FREE six-week class series. September/October offerings: Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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ESL Conversation Club

Join us to practice speaking English, make new friends, and learn about the resources available to you in the Bay Area. All ESL learners are welcome to our...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Family Learning Center

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ESL Conversation Club

English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs create a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to practice their English...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
West Valley Branch Library

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Homework Center / Centro de Tarea

Free homework tutoring is offered in English and Spanish for grades K-12. Parent must register their child at the first session. Registration forms are...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Alviso Branch Library, Community Room

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Conversation Café - Russian

September/October offerings: Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese Learn simple words & simple phrases...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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Reading To Children With Sally

Join Ms Sally, our trained volunteer, as she reads to children in the Children's Area. Children can choose the stories they wish to hear, or our...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Willow Glen Branch Library, Children's Room

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Edenvale Homework Club for Kids (K-8th)

Homework help for all students in grades K-8. Local teen and adult volunteers assist students with all their homework needs, including reading, reading...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room

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Bascom Homework Club

Need help with your homework? Our trained volunteer is available to assist students (K-8th grade) with all their homework needs, including reading, writing,...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library