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Hack on Track: Space Invaders With Scratch

Create your own Space Invaders game with our Leland Hack on Track team.  It will be fun and challenging.  Children will learn the basics to...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Program Room

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African Village Celebrations

Onye Onyemaechi is a world-renowned master percussionist, educator and performing musician, who engages children and families in a participatory experience of...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room

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Introduction To Programming In Java

Instructors from MathAndCoding.org will introduce all the basic concepts of Java in a fun and engaging manner. The course covers all the essentials like...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library

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Anime Day

Come celebrate the diverse culture of Anime at TeenHQ!   We will watch a few examples of popular anime and learn about the cultural impact it has on our...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Computer Assistance With Tech Mentor Volunteer By Appointment Only

Call or drop by the Alviso Branch Library to make an appointment to meet with our Tech Mentor, Rahul Ka. Rahul is a skilled volunteer available for one-on-one...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Alviso Branch Library

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Reading To Children With Manju

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

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 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...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd floor - Room 390

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Level Basic ESL Class

For adults who have very limited or no English at all. Learn the alphabet, numbers, social greetings and life skills. Future Introductory starting July 2019...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library, FLC Room

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Computer Help With Our Tech Mentor

Learn basic computer skills one-on-one with a Tech Mentor. Our Tech Mentor will assist you with the internet, email, and tablet questions in a one-on-one 30...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Computer #21

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Reading Buddies

Kids in grades K-3 practice their reading skills with teen volunteers. Trained teen volunteers listen to children in Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade who...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, Children's Area

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Reading Buddies

Trained teen volunteers listen to children in Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade who want to practice their reading skills. Teens will ask...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Children's Area

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Teen Entrepreneurs Club

The Teen Entrepreneurs Club at the King Library aims to engage, expose, and inspire middle and high school students to pursue entrepreneurship. This is a...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works, 3rd Floor

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Brush Bots

Come explore and apply Newton’s Laws of Motion by learning how to create a simple moving robot in this fun STEAM activity.

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library

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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...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Internet Cafe

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Graphic Novel Making Workshop With Oliver Chin

Experienced local graphic novelist Oliver Chin presents Kids in Comic Workshop in partnership with San Jose Public Library's Graphic Novel Contest....

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library

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Buki The Clown

Buki the Clown inspires such joyful reactions and belly laughs in children in her silly, "Slapstick Magical Comedy Show", appropriate for children 3 years...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Community Room

Go Board

Go! Board Game

Let's play Go at the Village Square Library. Learn the basics and tactics of this ancient Chinese board game. Board and pieces are provided. For ages 8-18....

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Group Study Room 2

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Read, Write, Discover

Is your child struggling with reading or writing? RWD targets students who are struggling or whose family face language barriers in their communities. High...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library

Mommy and Me Bollywood Workout

Family Bollywood Workout

Put on your workout clothes and stop by the Alum Rock Public Library to participate in a FREE Bollywood workout class.  Led by volunteer instructors, this...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Community Room

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Read Away Your Fines

Every Saturday children 17 and under can read away their fines! Simply check in at the Information Desk, pick out your favorite book or magazine, and read...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Berryessa Branch Library, Study Room B

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Chess Club

Learn how to play chess.

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library

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Club Constellation -- An Astronomy Club For Everyone

Want to learn about the planets, stars and other interesting aspects of our amazing amazing universe? Then come be a part of the Edenvale ...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room

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One On One Computer Help

Tech mentoring and Computer 1-on-1 assistance.  A volunteer Tech Mentor or Computer Coach will be available to help customers increase their computer...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library

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Magical Moonshine Theatre: Gunnywolf

Little Rabbit goes into the forest to pick flowers even after her mother tells her not to. There she meets the Gunnywolf who wants her to sing him to sleep....

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Alviso Branch Library

Little Finch Robot

Little Finches At Work Robotics: Beginners To Advanced

Note: Class is full. This robotics program for children is designed to help participants become an active STEM learner.   Participants will work in...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room