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 Senator Robert F. Kennedy's presidential campaign memorabilia

Historic Political Campaign: Robert Kennedy's 1968 Presidential...

The California Room presents a special exhibit designed by California Room staff, Ralph Pearce. Revisit Senator Robert F. Kennedy's presidential campaign on...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Special Collections ~ 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, September 26, 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. Fall offerings: French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese and Russian...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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Conversation Café - Korean

Learn simple words & phrases in these FREE six-week class series. Fall offerings: French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese and Russian...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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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, September 26, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

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Hispanic Heritage Month Film Screening: Bless Me Ultima

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Enjoy a film screening of Bless Me, Ultima (PG-13).  Based on Rudolfo Anaya's bestselling novel, this turbulent...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Room 255, 2nd 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, September 26, 2018 - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Room 125, 1st Floor

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Social Media For Your Business Bootcamp

Come learn about resources that will help manage your marketing strategy - and how to post automatically when you’re busy. Also learn how to keep...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 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, September 27, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

 Senator Robert F. Kennedy's presidential campaign memorabilia

Historic Political Campaign: Robert Kennedy's 1968 Presidential...

The California Room presents a special exhibit designed by California Room staff, Ralph Pearce. Revisit Senator Robert F. Kennedy's presidential campaign on...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Special Collections ~ California Room, 5th Floor

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, September 27, 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, September 27, 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, September 27, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor - SJPL Works

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Vietnam, War and New Beginnings: Personal Recollections

Join us as our neighbors share their stories of Vietnam, before, during and after the war, and their personal accounts of daily life and daring escapes. Learn...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 2nd floor, Room 225

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Drop-In Drawing Tablet Instruction with Zoe

Learn the basics of how to use a tablet and drawing software, from the winner of the 2018 SJPL Graphic Novel Contest!   Zoe ...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Building Your Personal Career Brand

First impressions are important. Within the first few seconds of meeting someone, people form an opinion of us. But our brand extends beyond our...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third 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...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd floor - Room 390

 Senator Robert F. Kennedy's presidential campaign memorabilia

Historic Political Campaign: Robert Kennedy's 1968 Presidential...

The California Room presents a special exhibit designed by California Room staff, Ralph Pearce. Revisit Senator Robert F. Kennedy's presidential campaign on...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Special Collections ~ California Room, 5th Floor

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Knitting for ALL Levels

Knitting for ALL Levels Summer is here and you have plenty of time to prepare for the season of gift giving to come. Bring your yarn of wool,...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Room 392

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Film Screening "Coco"

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by joining us for a film screening of Coco, Pixar’s award-winning celebration of Dia de los Muertos.  Coco ...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

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Conversation Café - French

Learn simple words & phrases in these FREE six-week class series. Fall offerings: French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese and Russian...

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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Friends Of The Dr. King Library Book Sale

WHEN? Usually the last weekend of every month Saturdays– 10 am to 5 pm, $1.50 hard covers, $1.00 soft covers Sundays – 1 pm to 5 pm, $7 a bag day (...

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Patio

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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...

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Coding 5K Challenge: JAVA

8 Week Series for Ages 12-16 This is an introductory 8 week course to learn Java. Students will learn the basics of computer science and programming with...

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Room 125, 1st Floor

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Conversation Café - Portuguese

Learn simple words & phrases in these FREE six-week class series. Fall offerings: French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese and Russian...

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390