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Coding 5K Challenge: Intro To Java

EVENT IS FULL. Learn the basics of Java programming, and build a strong foundation in computer science. Intended for ages 8-12, students will learn to...

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, Community Room

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Graphic Novel Making With Nick Dragotta

Join Eisner nominated, New York Times bestselling comic creator Nick Dragotta for a two-part comic book making workshop for adults in support of San José ...

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Community Room

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LEGO® Fun

You supply the creativity. We supply the LEGO® blocks of all sizes. Come have some fun and let your imagination run wild! This program is not affiliated,...

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room

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SAT, Math, Science And Writing Tutoring

Do you need tutoring for your Math, Science, Writing and SAT Test? We have very good volunteers who can help you with these subjects!  Free....

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library

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Science Explorers

Learn science in fun and interactive ways with hands-on experiments. This program promotes fun-based STEM learning for grade school kids. Learn about...

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Hillview Branch Library, FLC Classroom

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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, May 25, 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, May 25, 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, May 25, 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. ABC 1, 2, 3 English  

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library, FLC Room

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Family Math and Engineering Presented by (presentado por) The Tech...

Free bilingual classes in English and Spanish for families! Class #4: Pattern Play: Logic, Classification, and Patterns - Families play with patterns and...

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library

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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, May 25, 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, May 25, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Children's Area

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Game Zone For Kids

Join us at the library to unwind, make new friends and play some fun games! This free program is designed for children and their families.

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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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, May 25, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Internet Cafe

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Reading To Children

Bring your children to listen to stories and books read by our trained volunteer, Raju, in the Children's Area of the library. Your children can select the...

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Children's area

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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, May 25, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Berryessa Branch Library, Study Room B

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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. Each Saturday...

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works, 3rd Floor & TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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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, May 25, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library

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Dungeons & Dragons: Death Pit of Moloch

Create your own adventurer, band with others, and together take down the evil cult leader, Crassus! Beginners are welcome, and snacks will be provided! TeenHQ...

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Nintendo Play

Love to play video games?  Try our new Nintendo switch with the latest games in our Teen Room. 

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Teen Room

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Knitting Club

Would you like to learn to Knit?  We have a group of experienced knitters ready to share their skill and knowledge.  Or maybe you are a skilled...

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Program Room

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Chinese Play & Learn

Let's play and learn in Chinese! Come have fun with vivid stories, active music, kids crafts, and more. We serve the first 60 families! Register for this...

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Berryessa Branch Library, Community Room

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Chess Club

Join our Chess Club! Play and learn chess basics and tactics. Boards and pieces are provided.

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Children's Area

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Game Zone! Board Games For Kids

Children and families are invited to join us every Saturday from 4:00-5:50 to play fun board games. Bring your friends or come and make new ones!

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Catch-A-Beat!

Music and dance educator Tina Rogers presents an energetic movement program that incorporates a variety of music and dance styles. Feel the rhythm and get...

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room