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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Storytime & Craft

Join us to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday and his most famous “I Have a Dream” speech! Children ages 5 and up are welcome to participate in...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library

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Meditation: Health & Happiness

Dr. Manish Saggar, an Asst. Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Stanford University School of Medicine and long-time meditator will help us...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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Citizenship Class

Learn English phrases, Civics, U.S History and Government while practicing for your citizenship interview. If your citizenship interview is coming up, this is...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, FLC Classroom

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Conversation Café - Japanese

Learn simple words & phrases in these FREE six-week class series. January/February offerings: Arabic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, ...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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A Coding Future - Java for Teens

Teens in grades 6 - 11 are invited to register for a new coding program at the West Valley Branch Library. In this program, participants will learn to code...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Tech Tutor

Get individualized help and instruction on basic computer and eBook use. No reservations necessary!

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, Internet Cafe

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Chinese Culture And Arts Classes

NOTE: Chinese Culture Class is cancelled on January 26th, February 23rd, and March 23rd. On February 16th, Chinese Culture and Arts Class will begin at 1:...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Santa Teresa 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...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Edenvale 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...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Children's Room

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App Inventor Camp Series I

App Inventor Camp is a program designed for sixth to eighth graders who are interested in learning how to design their own app! This program is offered by...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 3:15 PM
Berryessa Branch Library, Tech Center

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Computer Assistance With Tech Mentor Volunteer By Appointment Only

Call or drop by the Alviso Branch Library to make an appointment to meet with our Tech Mentor, Rahul Ka. Rahul is a skilled volunteer available for one-on-one...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Alviso Branch Library

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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, January 19, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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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...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd floor - Room 390

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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, January 19, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room

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Basic ESL Class

For adults who have very limited or no English at all. Learn the alphabet, numbers, social greetings and life skills.  

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library, FLC Room

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Bollywood Zumba

Led by volunteer instructors, this program combines dancing for fun and fitness with Bollywood music and dance.  Great for all skill levels, Bollywood...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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Computer Help With Our Tech Mentor

Learn basic computer skills one-on-one with a Tech Mentor. Our Tech Mentor will assist you with the internet, email, and tablet questions in a one-on-one 30...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Computer #21

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Family Math and Engineering Presented by (presentado por) The Tech...

Free bilingual classes in English and Spanish for families! Class #3: A Grand Time: Telling Time - Discover how time flies as families design and build roller...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library

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San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory

Learn more about local birds and their populations in this program presented by the San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory.  During this program...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room

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 who...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, Children's Area

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Reading Buddies

Trained teen volunteers listen to children in Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade who want to practice their reading skills. Teens will ask...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Children's Area

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FLC Computer Help

Using the computer to learn Reading, Listening and Speaking

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library, FLC Area

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Code One: Visual Programming

Learn the basics of coding by using MIT's Scratch to make games like Pong, Physics Simulator, and Agar.io. Participants must be able to attend all 5 sessions...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Vineland Branch Library, Community Room

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Little Explorers Petting Zoo

Here’s a chance for children to get up close and personal with farm animals such as rabbits, chickens, alpacas, goats, and sheep! Pet, groom, and feed the...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Hillview Branch Library

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Read Away Your Fines

Every Saturday children 17 and under can read away their fines! Simply check in at the Information Desk, pick out your favorite book or magazine, and read...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Berryessa Branch Library, Study Room B