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Dining Out: Menus Of Old San Jose

Chop Suey for 30 cents? Chow Mein for 35 cents? 15 cents for a cold beer? Too good to be true? Not in WWII era San Jose! Wish you could go back in time to get...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 (All day)
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 5th Floor Special Collections Area - California Room

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Citizenship For Seniors Taught In Vietnamese

Students: Senior, Vietnamese ESL speakers Study: U.S. History & Civics Practice: Questions commonly asked on the application and citizenship...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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Nana y Yo: Early Learning Readiness Program

We are offering a FREE two day program for 36 weeks. The “Nana Y Yo” Early Learning Readiness (ELR) is a relationship and play based program for informal...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library

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Music And Movement

Enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well as language ability in your child. These are...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Almaden Branch Library, Children's Picture Book Area

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Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills. Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to become...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Children's Area

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Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

Babies and toddlers learn and grow with new experiences. Enhance their brainpower by engaging them with new sights, sounds, movement, and interaction with...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Vineland Branch Library

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Beginning ESL & Conversation For Mandarin Speakers

The Beginning ESL for Mandarin Speakers program creates a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to practice their English...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Almaden Branch Library

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Beginning ESL Class | Clases de inglés

CLASS FULL  Basic Requirements: Must be at least 18 years old Live or work in San José Complete registration and assessment process Commit to class...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Family Learning Center Classroom

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Bascom INSIDERS

Join us for our monthly Insiders Program for a fun and educational activity. There will be something for everyone who attends this free...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Bascom Branch Library

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Preschool Storytime And Stay & Play

Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills.  Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, Community Room

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ESL Conversation Club

NOTE: ESL Conversation Club will be canceled on Tuesday, April 30th and Tuesday, May 14. We'll see you on May 7th and May 21st! English as a Second...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Group Study Room A

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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...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Vineland Branch Library

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Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills. Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to become...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Baby/Toddler Storytime, Plus Stay n Play

Babies and toddlers learn and grow with new experiences. Enhance their brainpower by engaging them with new sights, sounds, movement, and interaction with...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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Children's Discovery Museum Storytime and Craft

Every 4th Tuesday the Children's Discovery Museum will be at the Berryessa Library for stories, crafts, and fun!

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Berryessa Branch Library, Storytime Area

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Computer Help for Seniors

Did you receive a new electronic device? Do you need help with new social media? Do you want to know what more you can do with your e-mail? Bring these Tech...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Berryessa Branch Library, Study Room C

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Preschool Storytime & Stay And Play

Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills. Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to become...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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Street Smart: Pedestrian And Bike Safety With Officer Bailey

Have fun and learn about pedestrian and bicycle traffic safety with Officer Cordell Bailey, a Traffic Safety Education Officer from San Jose's ...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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Family Storytime and Stay & Play

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, Children's area

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Toddler Storytime & Stay and Play

Toddlers start building skills needed to learn and succeed in school in a fun way. Through music and movement activities and the fun of books, they discover...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Reading to Children with Ms. Camie

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

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Children's Area

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Reading To Children

Our trained volunteer reads to children in the Children’s Area! Children enjoy one-on-one interaction with the reader, and they can choose the stories they...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Children's Area

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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...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 12:15 PM to 1:30 PM
Rose Garden Branch Library, Group Study Room

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English Grammar

Let's have fun learning English Grammar. This ESL English Grammar course offers a supportive and cooperative learning environment in which adult learners can...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Family Learning Center (FLC) Room

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Mindful Movement

Mindful movement means moving with focus and concentration. Join experienced yoga instructor Nate Jones to strengthen and stretch your body while clearing...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Almaden Branch Library