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Drag Queen Storytime: Over the Rainbow

Join us at Drag Queen 'Over the Rainbow' Storytime!   This family-friendly program will showcase stories that explore diversity and inclusion with...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room

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Book Club: The League of Extraordinary Readers

We're a YA Book Club that does everything from having book club discussions, meeting YA authors at events in the Bay Area, and attending geeky conventions....

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

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Historic Politicians: Local, State & Federal

The California room presents a special exhibit designed by California Room intern, Brandy Maldonado. Take a look at local, state and presidential election pins...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, California Room - 5th Floor

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Reading to Children

Manju, our trained volunteer, will be reading to children of all ages in the Children's Room. Come listen to some wonderful stories!

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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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...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd floor - Room 390

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TeenHQ Turns 2!

Please join us at the celebration of TeenHQ's second birthday! We will have cool giveaways from the makerspace, Virtual Reality open house, and celebratory...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Reading to Children with Halak

Bring your kids to our library to enjoy one-on-one interaction with our reader, Halak. Children have the option to choose the stories they'd like to hear...

Sunday, August 19, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 1st floor, Children's Room

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Reading to Children with Kathy

A trained volunteer Kathy will read to children.

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Historic Politicians: Local, State & Federal

The California room presents a special exhibit designed by California Room intern, Brandy Maldonado. Take a look at local, state and presidential election pins...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, California Room - 5th Floor

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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, August 20, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Citizenship Classes For Seniors Taught in Vietnamese

A citizenship class for senior, ESL Vietnamese speakers who want to learn U.S. history & civics, in preparation for the U.S. citizenship...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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Historic Politicians: Local, State & Federal

The California room presents a special exhibit designed by California Room intern, Brandy Maldonado. Take a look at local, state and presidential election pins...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, California Room - 5th Floor

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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, August 21, 2018 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

Laptop and serger in the TeenHQ makerspace

Makerspace Workshop: 3D Printer

Learn how to use TeenHQ makerspace equipment at our makerspace workshops! Each Tuesday, we will cover a new machine. Come to one, or come to them all! A...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ

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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, August 21, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd floor - Room 390

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GarageScript Coding Community - August Registration

If you’re passionate about learning how to code, we’d love for you to join the non-profit coding community, GarageScript! They help people of any...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Programa Incubador de Negocios

Business Incubator program in Spanish.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Historic Politicians: Local, State & Federal

The California room presents a special exhibit designed by California Room intern, Brandy Maldonado. Take a look at local, state and presidential election pins...

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, California Room - 5th Floor

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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, August 22, 2018 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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GarageScript Coding Community - August Registration

If you’re passionate about learning how to code, we’d love for you to join the non-profit coding community, GarageScript! They help people of any...

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Take the "Work" Out of Networking: A Business Networking...

Walking into a room filled with people you don’t know and creating a relationship out of thin air can be very exciting! On the other hand, few activities in...

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Google CS First: Game Design for 8-12 year olds

CLASS IS FULL. This is an 8 Week Series for Ages 8-12. In Game Design, students learn basic video game coding concepts by making different types of games,...

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Room 125, 1st Floor

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Citizenship Classes For Seniors Taught in Vietnamese

A citizenship class for senior, ESL Vietnamese speakers who want to learn U.S. history & civics, in preparation for the U.S. citizenship...

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

Laptop and serger in the TeenHQ makerspace

Drop-In Makerspace Training

Would you like to learn or get a refresher on how to use a 3D printer, laser cutter, sewing machine or any other equipment at the TeenHQ makerspace? Come to...

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Historic Politicians: Local, State & Federal

The California room presents a special exhibit designed by California Room intern, Brandy Maldonado. Take a look at local, state and presidential election pins...

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, California Room - 5th Floor