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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...

Monday, April 22, 2019 (All day)
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 5th Floor Special Collections Area - California Room

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Reading To Children With Kathy

Join Ms. Kathy for a group Reading to Children program with stories, songs and more!

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Homework Club

Volunteers will be available to help children in Grades K-8 with their homework Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Free. No registration required.

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

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LEGO® Fun

You supply the creativity. We supply the LEGO® bricks. Come have some fun and let your imagination run wild! This program is not affiliated, sponsored, or...

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

Table bronze statue of blindfolded woman holding the scales of justice with law books in the background.

Lawyers In The Library

Lawyers in the Library is held on the 3rd Floor in Room 392 at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library.   Lawyers will be on...

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Room 392, 3rd floor

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...

Tuesday, April 23, 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, April 23, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

Two Senior Asian Women Using A Smart Phone Perhaps to Take A Picture

Smart Phone For Seniors Taught In Mandarin

For senior Mandarin speakers with smart phones. You will practice: Internet Access Maps, Menu Music, Phone Settings Translation WeChat Register...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 1st Floor, Room 125

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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, April 23, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Homework Club

Volunteers will be available to help children in Grades K-8 with their homework Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Free. No registration required.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

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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, April 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd floor - Room 390

Graduating class of Spanish Entrepreneur program

Programa Básico de Emprendimiento

Program only available in Spanish.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Tercer Piso

Computer that displays the word Brand

Promoting & Enhancing Your Brand Through Video

Nearly 85% of consumers are influenced to buy a product after watching a video. Recruiters and hiring manager are asking prospective job candidates to record a...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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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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

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

Man working in manufacturing

Careers In Manufacturing

Do you like to make things? Are you interested in exploring a career in the local manufacturing sector? Average manufacturing wages in Santa Clara County are $...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

Chain of paper people held by two hands

Nonprofit Security Grant Program Workshop

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced the FY 2019 NSGP in the amount of $60 million available...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Homework Club

Volunteers will be available to help children in Grades K-8 with their homework Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Free. No registration required.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

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...

Thursday, April 25, 2019 (All day)
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 5th Floor Special Collections Area - California Room

US flag waving in a blue sky

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...

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

Two Senior Asian Women Using A Smart Phone Perhaps to Take A Picture

Smart Phone For Seniors Taught In Mandarin

For senior Mandarin speakers with smart phones. You will practice: Internet Access Maps, Menu Music, Phone Settings Translation WeChat Register...

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 1st Floor, Room 125

Art docent shows what lurks behind a secret bookcase at the King Library

Art and Library History Tour: Drop-in's Welcome

Did you know that the Dr. Martin Luther King has 33 permanent art installations incorporated into the walls, shelves and ceiling? Each is designed and...

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 1st Floor

Women Sitting With Baby Reading A Book

Baby Lapsit Storytime

Babies learn and grow with new experiences. Enhance your baby’s brainpower and engage your little one with new sights, sounds and movement through books, songs...

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

Skeins of yarn in turquoise blue, light blue, pink, white and yellow, with the largest skein ( in hot pink) having two knitting needles going through and at a right diagonal with pointed ends outward.

Knitting & Crocheting For All Levels

Knitting & Crocheting for All Levels Bring your wools, your acrylics and your crochet or knitting needles*. Learn to make hats, scarves, socks, blankets...

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390