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Junior Astronomy Club

Have you ever wanted to learn about the amazing universe that you live in? Then come to Cambrian Branch Library’s Junior Astronomy Club! ...

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library

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Nintendo Play

All you gamers, come and play our new Switch in the Teen Room. If you have some time late Friday or Saturday, drop by and play Super Smash Bro, Mario Kart, or...

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Teen 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, April 26, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Rose Garden Branch Library, Group Study Room, Second Floor

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Family Movie Fun: A Bug's Life

Come enjoy popcorn and the movie, A Bug's Life. In this film a bumbling ant recruits a band of insect circus performers to save his colony from an army...

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

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Tony Borders Puppet Show: Imagination Vacation!

Set sail on the 7 seas with Tony and his crew of kooky puppets as they search for a magical treasure chest!  The treasure map leads them straight to...

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room

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Volunteer Away Your Fines As A Branch Buddy

Working away your fines by helping families in your community who enjoy toys during Santa Teresa Branch storytimes. Other activities may include cleaning...

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Community Room

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Learn a Language! Beginning Spanish Language Classes for Kids

This free Spanish language program is a 6-week course in which students will receive an exposure to basic Spanish. Through fun games and academic instruction,...

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Alviso Branch Library, Community Room

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Friday Fun: Cupcake Liners Floral Wreath

Create beautiful floral wreaths using cupcake liners and other supplies.    

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library

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Beginning Robotics - First Tech Challenge

Learn to build robots such as those used in First Tech Challenge. Every year a new challenge is presented to middle and high school students which must be...

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Group Study Room 2

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Upcycle Craft

Let’s continue in the spirit of Earth Day and turn trash into treasure! During this program we will ‘upcycle’, turning an item that would otherwise...

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, In front of library, weather permitting.

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One-on-One Computer Help

Drop by the Village Square Branch Library for one-on-one assistance with basic computer issues. Our Village Square Tech Mentors are skilled volunteers who can...

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Lobby

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Java Programming With Kidz Kode

Due to volunteers' unavailability, we must cancel class on April 12 to make a 5-week series.  Registration is full. We will contact you if wait listed....

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Calabazas Branch Library, Group Study Room

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Game Zone!: Board Game Fun

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

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:30 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library

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Ukulele For Advanced Beginners

Are you familiar with the following ukulele chords:  C, C7, F, G and G7?   If the answer is yes, you are invited to attend this class series....

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Community Room

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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, April 26, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Girls Who Code

Are you interested in learning how to code? Girls Who Code is a national non-profit organization with a well-tested curriculum.  Our Trained volunteer...

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:45 PM to 6:00 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Family Learning Center

Mommy and Me Bollywood Workout

Family Bollywood Workout

Put on your workout clothes and stop by the Alum Rock Public Library this Friday at 5 p.m. to participate in a FREE Bollywood workout class.  Led by...

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Community Room

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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, April 26, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Vietnamese Conversation Club

Are you over the age of 18 and want to learn basic Vietnamese? Come join us to learn simple conversational skills in Vietnamese. Free. No registration needed...

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, FLC Classroom

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Friends Of The Cambrian Library Members Only Pre-Sale

Join us on Friday night for a members only pre-sale for our book sale! You can become a member of the Friends of the Cambrian Library at the pre-sale for only...

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, Communty Room, First floor

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Dining Out: Menus Of Old San Jose

Chop Suey for 30 cents? Chow Mein for 35 cents? 15 cents for a cold beer? Too good to be true? Not in WWII era San Jose! Wish you could go back in time to get...

Saturday, April 27, 2019 (All day)
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 5th Floor Special Collections Area - California Room

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Khmer Language Class

This program  is designed to help keep the Cambodian Language and Culture alive in San Jose. All ages are welcome.

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, FLC Classroom and Area

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Friends of Joyce Ellington Branch Library Book Sale

Come find those books you never knew you needed!!  The Friends of the Joyce Ellington Branch Library will be selling used books to support library...

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Community Room

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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, April 27, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Group Study Room A

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Adult Children of Alcoholics

Adult Children of Alcoholics only has one requirement: a desire to recover from the affects of growing up in an alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional...

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Bascom Branch Library, Community Room