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Chinese dining out menu from the 1940's

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...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 (All day)
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 5th Floor Special Collections Area - California Room

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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...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room

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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...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Community Room

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Beginning ESL With Mrs. Ann

The ESL class for beginning English speakers concentrates on teaching participants simple English phrases. Adult English language learners will have a chance...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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Music And Movement With Stay & Play

Enjoy song and movement that build motor and social skills, increase independence, and help your child improve their language ability. These activities are...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Vineland Branch Library

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Toddler Storytime And Stay & 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...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Willow Glen Branch Library, Children's Area

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Yoga Program

Please join us for this 4-week program led by an experienced volunteer yoga instructor. This program is open to adults. Participants will furnish their own...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room

Children participating in a storytime event

Bilingual Storytime / Hora de cuentos bilingüe

Come join and enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and reading. Sharing the...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Children's Room

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Toddler Storytime And Stay & 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...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room

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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...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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Baby Lapsit Storytime

Babies learn and grow with new experiences. Engage your litle one with new sights, sounds and movement through books, songs, rhymes, and interaction with...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Community Room

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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, April 24, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Vineland Branch Library

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Baby Lapsit Storytime

Babies learn and grow with new experiences. Engage your little one with new sights, sounds and movement through books, songs, rhymes, and interaction with...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Program Room

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Reading to Children in Japanese

Please join us for a fun reading to children in Japanese aimed at preschool age kids. Our volunteer Hiromi, who is a part of the POPONTA organization,...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Preschool Storytime And 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...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room

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Preschool/Toddler Storytime & Stay and Play

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

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Rose Garden Branch Library, Community Room, First Floor

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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, April 24, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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Sewing Workshop

Discover the art of fashion sewing. Learn new skills or build on old skills. Learn basic sewing and complete sewing projects. Free. Registration...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Community Room

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Tech Tutor

Get individualized help and instruction on basic computer and eBook use. Please register at the Information Desk, or by calling (408) 808-3080.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library

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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, April 24, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library

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Music And Movement And Stay & Play

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

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room

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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, April 24, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Children's 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...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

Photo of a musician, David Rocha holding a trumpet.

David Rocha Jazz Trio

Dave Rocha Jazz Trio Join us for a special lunch at the Almaden Community Center where the Dave Rocha Jazz Trio will be performing.  Dave Rocha...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Community Room

Reader to Children, Venus in a garden

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, April 24, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor