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ESL Writing Class

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED ON 06/07 & 06/14. PROGRAM WILL RESUME ON 06/21. This course is designed for English language learners of mixed levels....

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 2:15 PM to 3:15 PM
Bascom Branch Library

Chessboard, dice, and other fun board games

Game Zone Fridays!

Join us every Friday after school to unwind, make new friends and play some fun games at the library. We’ve got board games, video games, arcade...

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room

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Finger Knitting

Canceled 7/19 Finger knitting is a fun, productive way to spend your free time when you need something to do. When you're finished, you'll have a beautiful...

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Family Learning Center (FLC) Room

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LEGO® Fun For Young Children

You supply the creativity. We supply the LEGO® bricks. Come have some fun and let your imagination run wild! This program is specifically intended for younger...

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Story Time Room

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Virtual Reality: Open House

Experience the digital world like never before in our Virtual Reality Open House. Learn how to use our virtual reality equipment, try a virtual reality...

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Peopleologie: Olmec, Maya And Aztec

Have you ever seen a round calendar that weighs tons and tells time for hundreds of years? Or climbed 91 steps to the top of a pyramid? Explore fascinating...

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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Friday Fun: Popsicle Stick Picture Frames

Come to Tully library and make cute picture frames using popsicle sticks, buttons, stickers, and your creativity! Make one for yourself and/or as a gift for a...

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library

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Summer Skillz Academic Coaching For Kids

Does your child need help with their academic skills? Our trained volunteers are available in the children's area to help your child with their reading,...

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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Beginning 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, July 19, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Group Study Room A

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Teen Game Zone Fridays

Explore a world of gaming with the Virtual Reality (HTC VIVE), Nintendo Switch, and other exciting games! Invite your friends and hangout after school at the...

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Teen Room

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Teens Reach Meeting

This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18 meets once every third Friday of the month. Get involved, earn volunteer hours and be a...

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Alviso Branch Library, Teen Room

Tech Mentors Helping Children On Computer

Tech Mentor

Tech mentoring and Computer 1-on-1 assistance.  A Volunteer Tech Mentor/computer coach will be available to help customers increase their computer skills...

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Internet Cafe

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ESL Class Level 1 Low Beginning Reading-Writing

Students will read materials given by the teacher. Increase vocabulary and comprehension skills.

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library

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Teens Reach Meeting & DIY Comics Sketch Book

This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18 meets monthly. Get involved, earn volunteer hours and be a leader in the library. For more...

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Community Room

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Dungeons & Dragons in the Library

NOTE: PROGRAM IS FULL Do you love social gaming, acting and theater? If so, join us for a new tabletop role-playing game! You and other participants will...

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Rose Garden Branch Library, Group Study Room, Second Floor

Summer flower basket craft

Summer Flower Basket

Kids, come and create a summer flower basket to brighten up your day - and your home.

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

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Read, Write, Discover

THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL.  No more participants will be accepted. Read Write Discover (RWD) is a literacy tutoring program at the library. ...

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Community Room

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Nintendo Play!

Do you love to play video games?  Relax and play at the library with your friends. 

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Teen Room

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Career Vision: Teen Workshop

If you are a teen and wondering what you should major in or where your true calling in life is, you must attend Jamie Beck's career workshop: Being Deliberate...

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Program Room

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Teens Reach Meeting

This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18 meets monthly. Get involved, earn volunteer hours, and be a leader in the library. For more...

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library, Teen Room

Tech mentor available on Fridays

Tech Mentor - One on One Computer Help

Our Tech Mentor volunteers can help you with basic computer issues like: Learn the basics of Microsoft Word and Excel; Set up an email account; Use social...

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Family Learning Center

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Intermediate Mandarin Language & Culture Class

An intermediate level class offered in Simplified Mandarin Chinese. It is suggested that students bring a binder/notebook and pencil or pen...

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Game Zone!: Board Game Fun

-- Cancelled  -- Kids, join us for fun board games each week! Bring your friends or come and make new ones.

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 4:30 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library

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ESL Conversation Club

English as a Second Language (ESL) Beginning Level creates a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to develop Basic Literacy...

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Getting Started With e-Books

Did you receive an e-reader or tablet as a holiday/birthday gift but aren't sure how to use it? Learn how to load the library's free e-books and...

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 4:45 PM to 5:45 PM
Calabazas Branch Library, Group Study Room