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LEGO Builders / Constructores de LEGO

Join Lego Builders where children have the opportunity to expand their creativity and imagination through the power of play, all while developing critical...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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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...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Cambrian Branch Library

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Bilingual Family Storytime! / Hora de cuentos bilingüe en familia

Join us for a bilingual (English/Spanish) storytime to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Children's Area

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Family Storytime and Stay & Play

Enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and reading. Sharing the wonders of books...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Children's Area

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Family Storytime and Stay & Play

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Children's Storytime Area

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One-on-One Computer Help

Learn how to use a computer and navigate the internet. Receive instruction in a variety of computer applications including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, Tech Center

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Coding 5K Challenge: Sports Simulations Using Scratch

Children ages 8-12 are invited to this intermediate-level coding program using Scratch. Participants will use computer science to simulate extreme sports...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Tech Center

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Family Storytime and Stay and Play

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 5:30 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library

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Toastmasters International

What is Toastmasters? Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library

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San Jose Clean Energy Storytime

San José Clean Energy, the city of San José’s new electricity provider will host storytime and activities. They will be reading children’s books about the sun...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Children's Area

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Los Hijos Adultos de Alcohólicos

Adult Children of Alcoholics.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Community Room

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Family Story Time

Enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and reading. Sharing the wonders of...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Children's Area

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District One Council Member Chappie Jones Office Hours

Join District One Council Member Chappie Jones to share your concerns and ask questions about local community - no appointment is necessary!

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Family Storytime and Stay & Play

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Alviso Branch Library, Community Room

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True Crime & More Book Club

Join us to read and discuss a variety of true crime non-fiction and crime fiction books. We meet on the 4th Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m....

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Educational Park Branch Library

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"Alma and How She Got Her Name" Story and Activity

Join us for a read aloud of the Silicon Valley Reads 2019 book for children, "Alma and How She Got Her Name," and stay for an activity to discover the story...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Bascom Children's Area

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UC Master Gardeners Program

Please join presenters from Santa Clara County University of California Master Gardeners group to learn everything about gardening and more. For more...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Cambrian Mystery Book Club

Join our Mystery Book Group for a great discussion! Newcomers are always welcome! Here is what we are reading: February 27: A Morbid Taste for Bones (The...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 6:45 PM to 8:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, Community Room

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Authentic Leadership

Five generations are in the workforce today. Managing and leading a multigenerational workforce is challenging. Leadership styles come and go. What stays...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Reading On The Avenue Book Club

The Reading on the Avenue Book Club meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month (except for holidays) in the Willow Glen Branch Library Community Room. Upcoming...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Willow Glen Branch Library, Community Room

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Blind Date With A Book Display

“In a reading rut? In the mood for something new? Come to the library for a Blind Date with a Book! Choose from among our wrapped books and we’ll give you a...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 (All day)
Edenvale Branch Library, Marketplace Area

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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...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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ESL Class Level 3 Low Intermediate Reading Class

Understand the reading techniques with comprehension and clarity. Expand vocabulary. Work with a group to discuss handout.

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library, FLC Room

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

This training is for adults who care for and/or work with adolescents.  Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Community Room

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Nana y Yo: Early Learning Readiness Program

We are partnering with the East Valley YMCA to offer a FREE two day program for 36 weeks. The “Nana Y Yo” Early Learning Readiness (ELR) is a relationship and...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room