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Volunteer Away Your Fines as a Button Builder

Every now and then, libraries need a little extra help from the communities they serve. You can volunteer away your library fines at a rate of $20 per hour by...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Administration Office - 4th Floor

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Conversation Café - Italian

Learn simple words & phrases in these FREE six-week class series. November/December offerings: Arabic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin and  ...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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Reading to Children with Kathy

A trained volunteer Kathy will read to children.

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Conversation Café - Mandarin

Learn simple words & phrases in these FREE six-week class series. November/December offerings: Arabic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin and  ...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 225

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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, December 10, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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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. The program starts at 6:00 PM...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Room 392, 3rd 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, December 11, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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Volunteer Away Your Fines as a Button Builder

Every now and then, libraries need a little extra help from the communities they serve. You can volunteer away your library fines at a rate of $20 per hour by...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Administration Office - 4th Floor

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

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

Reader to Children, Treasure

Reading to Children with Treasure

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

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 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...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd floor - Room 390

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Conversation Cafe - Arabic

Learn simple words & phrases in these FREE six-week class series. November/December offerings: Arabic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin and  ...

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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

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Volunteer Away Your Fines as a Button Builder

Every now and then, libraries need a little extra help from the communities they serve. You can volunteer away your library fines at a rate of $20 per hour by...

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Administration Office - 4th Floor

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Conversation Café - Korean

Learn simple words & phrases in these FREE six-week class series. November/December offerings: Arabic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin and Portuguese...

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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Taste the World: Snacks from Around the World

Sample snacks from around the world. Enjoy snacks from a different country each month, and test your knowledge about the featured country with a quiz! TeenHQ...

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Get Ahead with Community College

Learn about what today's Community College can do for you. Achieve career certification and enjoy free non-credit career and college prep classes. Also, you'll...

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third 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, December 13, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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Volunteer Away Your Fines as a Button Builder

Every now and then, libraries need a little extra help from the communities they serve. You can volunteer away your library fines at a rate of $20 per hour by...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Administration Office - 4th Floor

Flag of the United States of America Flying at an upward slant to the right

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, December 13, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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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, December 13, 2018 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 1st Floor

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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, December 13, 2018 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Drop-In Resume Review

Drop-in and have your resume reviewed so that you land that next big interview. Bring a printed copy of your resume and the job description you are applying...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor - SJPL Works

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CraftTEEN

For November only, CraftTeen will be on the third Thursday, November 15!  Join us on the second Thursday of every month as we create crafts that you'll...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine