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Machine Learning and AI

Want to teach a computer to predict forest fires? Want to code an intelligent chatbot? Want to create a cool project to submit to a science fair? Register for...

West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Computer Help with our Tech Mentor

Learn basic computer skills one-on-one with a Tech Mentor. Our Tech Mentor will assist you with the internet, email, and tablet...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Computer #21

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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, August 21, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Chess for Beginners

Children ages 6-12 who are beginners at chess or want to learn how to play chess are invited to this free program at the West Valley Library. Chess boards are...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Math Olympiad Club

Prepare for the most prestigious math competition, or get better at mathematics! We use real competition math problems. Elementary school students grades 3-5...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley 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, August 22, 2018 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
West Valley Branch Library

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Introduction to 3-D programming for 5th through 8th graders

If you are interested in learning more about 3-D programming and game development, please sign up for INTRODUCTION TO 3-D PROGRAMMING! In this 10 session...

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

City of San Jose - Chappie Jones, District One - logo with City Hall

District One Councilmember Chappie Jones office hours

Join District One Councilmember Chappie Jones to share your concerns and ask questions about local community - no appointment is necessary!  

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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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...

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
West Valley 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...

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library

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Bilingual English-Russian Reading to Children

Our trained volunteer will read to your children in English and Russian. Join us every Friday in the picture book area.

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Children's Picture Book Area

Spencer Grey, magician

Spencer Grey's Magic

Enjoy award winning magician Spencer Grey. This high energy and interactive show combines audience participation, visual illusions, and original magic you won'...

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
West Valley Branch Library

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Machine Learning and AI

Want to teach a computer to predict forest fires? Want to code an intelligent chatbot? Want to create a cool project to submit to a science fair? Register for...

Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Computer Help with our Tech Mentor

Learn basic computer skills one-on-one with a Tech Mentor. Our Tech Mentor will assist you with the internet, email, and tablet...

Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Computer #21

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Let's Speak Chinese 我爱听故事

Let’s speak Chinese! Stories, Poems, Riddles,  Word Games. A lot of fun! This event will be in Chinese (Mandarin). 

Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
West Valley 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 become...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

chess pieces on the board

Chess for Beginners

Children ages 6-12 who are beginners at chess or want to learn how to play chess are invited to this free program at the West Valley Library. Chess boards are...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Math Olympiad Club

Prepare for the most prestigious math competition, or get better at mathematics! We use real competition math problems. Elementary school students grades 3-5...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley 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, August 29, 2018 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
West Valley Branch Library

Alice falling down the rabbit hole with coding pieces following her.

Introduction to 3-D programming for 5th through 8th graders

If you are interested in learning more about 3-D programming and game development, please sign up for INTRODUCTION TO 3-D PROGRAMMING! In this 10 session...

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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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...

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
West Valley 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...

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library

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Read Away Your Fines

Anyone 17 years of age or younger can read away their late fines in our Group Study Room. Every 15 minutes of reading will waive $5 off the child’s...

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

colorful Russian alphabet

Bilingual English-Russian Reading to Children

Our trained volunteer will read to your children in English and Russian. Join us every Friday in the picture book area.

Friday, August 31, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Children's Picture Book Area

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ZUMBA Classes for Adults

Join our certified volunteer for free Zumba classes! Have fun and enjoy music performing calorie-burning dance movements

Friday, August 31, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room