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Reading Buddies

Kids in grades K-4 practice their reading skills with teen volunteers. Trained teen volunteers listen to children in grades K-4 who want to practice their...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Children's Area

Covered California Resource Table

Questions about the new health care coverage option available through Covered California?  Certified Covered California representatives will be available...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library

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Engineering Academy

In this 4-session program, children and teens will learn engineering strategies in a fun and safe learning environment. Learn new skills and make new friends...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, FLC Classroom

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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...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Cambrian Branch Library

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Bilingual Family Storytime! \ Hora de cuentos bilingüe en familia

Join us for a bilingual (English/Spanish) storytime to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Children's Area

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Thanksgiving Story and Craft

Join us for a Turkey Day Story and Crafts!  Children will listen to a story about giving thanks with loved ones, then show their own gratitude by making...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library

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Family Storytime and Stay & Play

Enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and reading. Sharing the wonders of books...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Children's Area

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Family Storytime and Stay & Play

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Children's Storytime Area

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Pearl Ave Book Club

This is our upcoming read: Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 5:30 PM June 13 2018 5:30PM The Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap by Wendy Welch A book about losing...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library

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Family Storytime and Stay and Play

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library, Children's Area

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Book Club at West Valley Library

Please come and enjoy discussion of a book that you read at the same time as other members of Book Club. Selection is changing monthly. For the...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Study Room B

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One-on-One Computer Help

Learn how to use a computer and navigate the internet. Receive instruction in a variety of computer applications including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, Tech Center

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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...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Children's Area

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How to Become A U.S. Citizen

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services representatives will teach you about the naturalization process and what you need to know to become a U.S. Citizen....

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room

Thanksgiving Story and Craft

Join us for a Turkey Day Story and Crafts!  Children will listen to a story about giving thanks with loved ones, then show their own gratitude by...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Hillview Branch Library

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Family Storytime and Stay & Play

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Alviso Branch Library

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Family Story Time

Enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and reading. Sharing the wonders of books...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Children's Area

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Get Ahead with Community College

Learn about what today's Community College can do for you. Achieve career certification and enjoy free non-credit career and college prep classes. Also, you'll...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

City of San Jose - District 1 - Chappie Jones

District One Councilmember Chappie Jones Office Hours

Join District One Councilmember Chappie Jones to share your concerns and ask questions about local community - no appointment is necessary!

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Calabazas Branch Library, Group Study Room

NaNoWriMo - National Novel Writing Month

NaNoWriMo: National Novel Writing Month

Always wanted to write a novel?  Now is your chance.  Join us at the library to meet other future authors as we celebrate the NaNoWriMo (National...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Room 125 (1st Floor)

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Mystery Book Club

Please join us to discuss different mysteries on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:45 PM. All are welcome. Upcoming Titles Aug 8: Land of Shadows...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Vineland Branch Library, Community Room

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Loma Prieta Sierra Club-Transitioning to Clean, Zero-Emission Vehicles

November 14th agenda: Janelle London, co-executive director of Coltura, will explain during this meeting how Coltura is acceleration toward clean, zero-...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Side Hustle 102 - CANCELED

EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED Having a 40-hour job in Silicon Valley isn't enough to pay your bills. A growing trend is to pick up a "side hustle" to pay for those...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Elmo & Grover In the Park - Conservation Puppet Show with Santa...

Join the Santa Clara Valley Water District’s education outreach team and learn about conservation through a fun puppet show involving Elmo and Grover. Enjoy...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 10:30 PM to 11:30 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library

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Citizenship Classes For Seniors Taught in Vietnamese

A citizenship class for senior, ESL Vietnamese speakers who want to learn U.S. history & civics, in preparation for the U.S. citizenship...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390