Events

List View

image representing events

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...

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Children's Room

image representing events

Book Club: The League of Extraordinary Readers

We're a YA Book Club that does everything from having book club discussions, meeting YA authors at events in the Bay Area, and attending geeky conventions....

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

image representing events

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, August 17, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

image representing events

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, August 17, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd floor - Room 390

image representing events

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, August 17, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room

image representing events

Volunteer Away Your Fines As A Branch Buddy

Every now and then, libraries need a little extra love from the communities they serve. You can volunteer away your library fines at a rate of $20 per hour...

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Willow Glen Branch Library, Group Study Room

various Chinese/English book covers

Let's Speak Chinese 我爱听故事

Let’s speak Chinese! Stories, Poems, Riddles, Word Games. A lot of fun! This event will be in Chinese (Mandarin). 

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

Chess Board Set Up With Pieces For Game

Chess Club

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

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Children's Area

trees in a flowery meadow

Breathing & Meditation

We are immersed in numerous activities, like care of family, working with tough deadlines, etc. which may lead to some negative emotions, low energy, lack of...

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Group Study Room 2

image representing events

Reading To Children With Kathy

Join Ms. Kathy for a group Reading to Children program with stories, songs and more!

Monday, August 19, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

image representing events

Santa Teresa Veteran's Writing Group

Santa Teresa Veteran's Writing Group is a new program designed to encourage all veterans to explore the creative writing process with weekly exercises....

Monday, August 19, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Group Study Room A

LEGO® bricks

LEGO® Fun

You supply the creativity. We supply the LEGO® bricks. Come have some fun and let your imagination run wild! This program is not affiliated, sponsored, or...

Monday, August 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

image representing events

Beginning Mandarin Language & Culture Class

A beginning level class offered in Simplified Mandarin Chinese. The classes are intended for children 5-12 years old. Students will also learn aspects of...

Monday, August 19, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Community Room

image representing events

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...

Monday, August 19, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library

image representing events

One-On-One Computer Help

Do you want to learn how to set up an email account, surf the web or do something else on the computer? Our Tech Mentors can help you at the internet...

Monday, August 19, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Internet Cafe, Computers 22 & 23

image representing events

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...

Monday, August 19, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, Tech center

Aztec Dance Group Of People

Aztec Dance Class

Movimiento Cultural Anáhuac invites the public to join their Aztec Dance group at no charge. Learn the art and culture of Aztec Dancing. This program is open...

Monday, August 19, 2019 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room

image representing events

Las Madres Stay And Play

Las Madres presents Stay and Play in the Community Room.  Parents and children are invited to come and get acquainted.  This event is aimed at ages 2...

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Rose Garden Branch Library, Community Room, First Floor

image representing events

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, August 20, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Children's Area

image representing events

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, August 20, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Vineland Branch Library

Woman sitting in a chair reading to child

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, August 20, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Children's Area

image representing events

Preschool Storytime And 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...

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room

image representing events

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, August 20, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Group Study Room A

image representing events

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, August 20, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

image representing events

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, August 20, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area