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Mindfulness In Everyday Living

May Classes Cancelled! The secret to stress-free living. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring your own mat.

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library, Study Room 2

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Origami Club

Classes will be in the Group Study Room on May 4 and May 11. No class May 18. Origami is the timeless Japanese art of creating amazing three-dimensional...

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 4:45 PM to 5:45 PM
Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room

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Reading Buddies

Our teen volunteers read to children in preschool thru 3rd grades in our Children's Area. 

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Children's Area

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Tech Tutor

Get individualized help and instruction on basic computer and eBook use. Please register at the Information Desk, or by calling (408) 808-3080

Monday, May 27, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, 2nd floor, Internet cafe

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LEGO® Fun Club

Children are invited to build using our LEGO® materials.*  We also have large DUPLO® blocks  for  younger kids. This program is held...

Monday, May 27, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, Community Room

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Pokemon Club

Join us to have fun playing Pokemon, trading cards and learning strategies for improving you game!

Monday, May 27, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Cambrian Branch Library

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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...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 (All day)
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 5th Floor Special Collections Area - California Room

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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...

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

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Nana y Yo: Early Learning Readiness Program

We are offering a FREE two day program for 36 weeks. The “Nana Y Yo” Early Learning Readiness (ELR) is a relationship and play based program for informal...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library

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Music And Movement

Enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well as language ability in your child. These are...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Almaden Branch Library, Children's Picture Book Area

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Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills. Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to become...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Children's Area

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Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

Babies and toddlers learn and grow with new experiences. Enhance their brainpower by engaging them with new sights, sounds, movement, and interaction with...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Vineland Branch Library

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Beginning ESL & Conversation For Mandarin Speakers

The Beginning ESL for Mandarin Speakers program creates a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to practice their English...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Almaden Branch Library

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Baby Lapsit Storytime

Babies, 0 to 12 months, and their caregivers are invited to join us for 20 minutes of songs, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and stories. Parents and children...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Children's Area

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Beginning ESL Class | Clases de inglés

CLASS FULL  Basic Requirements: Must be at least 18 years old Live or work in San José Complete registration and assessment process Commit to class...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Family Learning Center Classroom

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Bascom INSIDERS

Join us for our monthly Insiders Program for a fun and educational activity. There will be something for everyone who attends this free...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Bascom Branch Library

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Preschool Storytime And Stay & Play

Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills.  Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, Community Room

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ESL Conversation Club

NOTE: ESL Conversation Club will be canceled on Tuesday, April 30th and Tuesday, May 14. We'll see you on May 7th and May 21st! English as a Second...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Group Study Room A

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eBook Help

Get hands-on help with borrowing and downloading FREE library eBooks and eAudiobooks to your Kindle, Nook, iPad or other eReading device. You are welcome...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Vineland Branch Library

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Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills. Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to become...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Baby/Toddler Storytime, Plus Stay n Play

Babies and toddlers learn and grow with new experiences. Enhance their brainpower by engaging them with new sights, sounds, movement, and interaction with...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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Children's Discovery Museum Storytime and Craft

Every 4th Tuesday the Children's Discovery Museum will be at the Berryessa Library for stories, crafts, and fun!

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Berryessa Branch Library, Storytime Area

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Computer Help for Seniors

Did you receive a new electronic device? Do you need help with new social media? Do you want to know what more you can do with your e-mail? Bring these Tech...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Berryessa Branch Library, Study Room C

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Preschool Storytime And Stay & Play

Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills. Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to become...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room

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Preschool Storytime & Stay And Play

Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills. Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to become...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room