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CS4U Computer Science Program

CS4U is a free, fun computer science program for elementary students. The program features lectures, presentations, hands-on group activities, and independent...

Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library, Quiet Study Room

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Family Storytime

Family Storytime is designed to accommodate a mix of ages and invites the entire family to participate in early literacy activities such as stories, songs,...

Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Children's Room

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Fun with LEGO®

Make your ideas come to life with this weekly program. Ages 6 to 12 are welcome for a free-form hands-on building program. Fueled by your own creativity...

Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Rose Garden Branch Library, Children's Area, Second Floor

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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 2, 2020 - 3:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library

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CS4U (Grades 5-7) at Pearl Avenue Library

CS4U is a free, fun computer science program for elementary students. The program features lectures, presentations, hands-on group activities, and independent...

Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room

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Overfelt Adult Education Beginner ESL Class

The English as a Second Language (ESL) class is offered in collaboration with the Overfelt Adult Education Center.  Registration and Placement Test is...

Monday, May 4, 2020 - 9:30 AM to 12:45 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Community Room

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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...

Monday, May 4, 2020 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Community Room

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Knitting & Crocheting For All Levels

Bring your wools, your acrylics and your crochet or knitting needles*. Learn to make hats, scarves, socks, blankets, maybe even a sweater.  You can do...

Monday, May 4, 2020 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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ESL English Grammar Circle

The ESL English Grammar course offers a supportive and cooperative learning environment in which adult English Language learners may access and enjoy a variety...

Monday, May 4, 2020 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, FLC Room

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Edenvale Homework Club for Kids (K-8th)

Homework help for all students in grades K-8. Local teen and adult volunteers assist students with all their homework needs, including reading, reading...

Monday, May 4, 2020 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room

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Homework Club

Need help with your homework? Volunteer tutors will be available to help 1st  - 8th grade students with their homework after school. Drop-ins are...

Monday, May 4, 2020 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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Homework Club

Need help with your homework? Local teen and adult volunteers are available to assist students with all their homework needs, including reading, reading...

Monday, May 4, 2020 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room

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Homework Club

Need help with your homework? Adult and teen volunteers are available to assist students in grades 1-12 with all their homework needs, including reading...

Monday, May 4, 2020 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Yoga Club

Join us for a free Yoga class that is suitable for all levels. Please dress comfortably and bring your Yoga mat. 

Monday, May 4, 2020 - 6:00 PM to Monday, January 11, 2021 - 5:00 PM
Vineland Branch Library, Community Room

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime invites children to experience new concepts and expand their vocabulary through stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and movement...

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Children's Area

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime invites children to experience new concepts and expand their vocabulary through stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and movement...

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room

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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 5, 2020 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Almaden Branch Library, Program Room

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Infant/Toddler Storytime: Together With The Children's Discovery...

Storytime starts at 11:00 am in Children's Area. On the first Tuesday of every month, join our partners at the Children's Discovery Museum for a special...

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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Family Storytime

Family Storytime is designed to accommodate a mix of ages and invites the entire family to participate in early literacy activities such as stories, songs,...

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, Children's area

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Game On! Wii for Teens & Tweens

Teens & tweens, get your "game on!"  Come hang out, meet people, and play Wii video games. Bring your friends! Wii video games for teens & ...

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 3:30 PM to Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 5:30 PM
Vineland Branch Library, Community Room

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Homework Club

Need help with your homework? Volunteer tutors will be available to help 1st  - 8th grade students with their homework after school. Drop-ins are...

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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Homework Club

Need help with your homework? Local teen and adult volunteers are available to assist students with all their homework needs, including reading, reading...

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room

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Homework Club

Homework Club provides after school support for children in grades K–8. Local teen and adult volunteers are available to help students with ...

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Family Learning Center

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Game On! Wii for Teens & Tweens

Teens & tweens, get your "game on!"  Come hang out, meet people, and play Wii video games. Bring your friends! We've got classic games like Mario...

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Community Room

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Ebook Help

Interested in learning about SJPL’s eBooks and eAudiobooks, eMagazines, eMusic, streaming movies and more? Bring in your device (tablet, smartphone, etc.) and...

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library