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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, May 22, 2019 - 5:15 PM to 6:30 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, May 22, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Children's Area

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Family Storytime + 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, May 22, 2019 - 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, May 22, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Children's Storytime Area

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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, May 22, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, Tech Center

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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, May 22, 2019 - 5:30 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library

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Toastmasters International

What is Toastmasters? Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Bascom 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...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Children's Area

City of San Jose - Chappie Jones, District One - logo with City Hall

District One Council Member Chappie Jones Office Hours

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

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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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, May 22, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Alviso Branch Library, Community Room

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True Crime & More Book Club

Join us to read and discuss a variety of true crime non-fiction and crime fiction books. We meet on the 4th Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m....

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Educational Park Branch Library

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Sales Strategies: Advanced Selling

 You know over 60% of selling is listening. You also have an understanding of your value to others & can start a conversation with strangers. The...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Master Gardeners

Know Good Bugs & Bad Bugs in Your Garden - San Jose Join us for a variety of topics pertaining to gardening every other month. Visit http://mgsantaclara....

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room

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Cambrian Mystery Book Club

Join our Mystery Book Group for a great discussion! Newcomers are always welcome! Here is what we are reading: May 22: Killer Look by Linda Fairstein June...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 6:45 PM to 8:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, Community Room

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Evening Book Club

Please join us for a fun and engaging evening of literary discussion. New members are welcome! Upcoming Titles Jan 23: Sing! Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Vineland Branch Library, Community Room

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Reading On The Avenue Book Club

The Reading on the Avenue Book Club meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month (except for holidays) in the Willow Glen Branch Library Community Room. Book...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Willow Glen Branch Library, Community Room

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Dining Out: Menus Of Old San Jose

Chop Suey for 30 cents? Chow Mein for 35 cents? 15 cents for a cold beer? Too good to be true? Not in WWII era San Jose! Wish you could go back in time to get...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 (All day)
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 5th Floor Special Collections Area - California Room

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Citizenship For Seniors Taught In Vietnamese

Students: Senior, Vietnamese ESL speakers Study: U.S. History & Civics Practice: Questions commonly asked on the application and citizenship...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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ESL Class Level 3 Low Intermediate Reading Class

NO CLASS ON 4/4/2019. Understand the reading techniques with comprehension and clarity. Expand vocabulary. Work with a group to discuss handout.

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library, FLC Room

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Nana y Yo: Early Learning Readiness Program

***Attention: We have 9 spots available for this program as of 4/15/19.  Please contact Ofelia Medina (408)808-3033 or Morgan King to...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room

eBook Help

Get hands-on help with borrowing and downloading FREE library eBooks and eAudiobooks to your Kindle, Nook, iPad or other eReading device. You are welcome...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM
Almaden Branch Library, Outside tech room

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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...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Bascom Branch Library, Children's Area

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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...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Cambrian Branch Library, Community Room

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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...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Hillview Branch Library, Children's Storytime Area

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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...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Children's Area