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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...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, Children's area

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Reading to Children

Our trained volunteer reads to children in the Children’s Area! Children enjoy one-on-one interaction with the reader, and they can choose the stories they...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Children's Area

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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...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 12:15 PM to 1:30 PM
Rose Garden Branch Library, Group Study Room

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ESL Class (Beginning and Intermediate levels)

Students will develop English language skills in reading, writing, listening, speaking, grammar, pronunciation and more to obtain and maintain jobs,...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Community Room

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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...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room

Knitting

Willow Glen Library Knitters

Do you enjoy working with yarn, knitting or crochet?  Want to see what others are working on, refine your skills, or talk about all things yarn, knitting...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Willow Glen Branch Library, Community Room

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Homework Center at Alviso Branch Library

Free  homework tutoring is offered in English and Spanish for grades K-12.  Parent must register the child at first session. Registration forms are...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Alviso Branch Library, Community Room

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Reading Buddies

Is your child struggling with reading? Are you feeling frustrated?  Try a reading buddy for your child. Trained volunteers listen to children in...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

Happy Hollow Park & Zoo Edzoocation

Happy Hollow Go Wild Edzoocation

Happy Hollow Park and Zoo comes to your library! Join us with your whole family for a fun filled program with live critters and learn about adaptations,...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
Rose Garden Branch Library

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Homework Club

Volunteers will be available to help children in Grades K-8 with their homework Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Free. No registration required.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

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Free Afternoon Snacks

Join us at Educational Park Branch Library for delicious and nutritious snacks! This program is geared towards kids and teens ages 2-17. Free. No...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room

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Free Afternoon Snacks

Join us at the Hillview Library for delicious and nutritious snacks! This program is geared towards kids and teens ages 2-17. Free. No registration...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library

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Free Afternoon Snacks

Join us at Joyce Ellington Library for delicious and nutritious snacks! This program is geared towards kids and teens ages 2-17. Free. No...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

Moon Festival drum craft

Moon Festival Story and Craft

Join us for a Moon Festival story and craft. Learn about Moon Festival traditions and make your very own hand drums to take home in honor of the festival! For...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Edenvale Branch Library

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ESL Class Referral

Consulting Class level with teacher Cris

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library, FLC Room

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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...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Almaden Branch Library

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Village Square Homework Club

Need help with your homework? Our team of volunteer tutors will be available to help children in K-8 grades. Also, teens are welcome to come and...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library

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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...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Children's Area

Four Kids Enjoying Food

Free Afternoon Snacks

Join us at the Alum Rock Library for delicious and nutritious snacks! This program is geared towards kids and teens ages 2-17. Free. No...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library

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Weaving with Peopleologie: Looms, Llamas & You

Peopleologie is a hands-on humanities program about people, places, and things made by hand. Workshops promote cultural literacy, celebrate community, and...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:45 PM to 5:45 PM
Evergreen Branch Library

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One-On-One Computer Help

Do you have questions about using a computer?  Do you want to learn how to set up an email account, surf the web or do something else on the computer?...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Internet Cafe, Computers 22 & 23

Banned Books Week: Virtual Speakout

Don't let your story be silenced!  Participate in a Banned Books Virtual Speakout by making a video sharing a story or a challenged book that you think...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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Banned Books Week: Virtual Speakout

Don't let your story be silenced!  Participate in a Banned Books Virtual Speakout by making a video sharing a story or a challenged book that you think...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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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...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd floor - Room 390

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Read Away Your Fines Drop-In Table

NOTE: Read Away Your Fines Drop-In Table will be cancelled on Tuesday May 29th as well as June 5th, 12th, and 19th. We'll see you again on June 26th...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Children's Area