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Oral Health Education by The Health Trust

According to the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, more children miss school because of dental pain than any other reason. An oral health educator...

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Village Square Branch Library

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Preschool Storytime & 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 become...

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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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, January 22, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, Children's area

Cover of book Unplugged by Steve Antony, black and white image of smiling animated computer holding an unplugged cord under the cursive unplugged.

Unplugged Storytime & Craft

Have you been cooped up inside?  Been on your computer, phone, or tablet for the majority of your free time? Unplug at the library! Join us for Storytime...

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Tully Community Branch Library

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ESL Writing Class / Clase de Escritura para adultos estudiando inglés

Improve your English writing skills as we learn and practice grammar, sentence structure, vocabulary, and more!  A section of the class will focus on...

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Family Learning Center Classroom

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Toddler Storytime & Stay and Play

Toddlers start building skills needed to learn and succeed in school in a fun way. Through music and movement activities and the fun of books, they discover...

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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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, January 22, 2019 - 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, January 22, 2019 - 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, January 22, 2019 - 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Community Room

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Free Afternoon Snacks

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

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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Kids Only Book Club

Join us for an hour of reading, listening and discovering new ways to interact with books! We will read (or listen to) an exciting story or an entire book and...

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Children's Area

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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, January 22, 2019 - 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, January 22, 2019 - 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Alviso Branch Library, Community Room

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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, January 22, 2019 - 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, January 22, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Educational Park 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, January 22, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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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, January 22, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library

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Needle Felting For Beginners

No Class on 2/5 Create felted figures in this fun felting workshop for adults, teens and seniors. Supplies will be provided. No registration required!

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Family Learning Center (FLC) Room

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ESL Class Referral

Consulting Class level with teacher Cris

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library, FLC Room

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Homework Club

Need help with your homework? Our team of local teen volunteers will be available to help children in K-8 grades with their homework. Homework Club at the...

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room

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, January 22, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library

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Homework Club

Need help with your homework? Our team of local teen volunteers will be available to help children understand and complete homework assignments in K-8 grades...

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Berryessa Branch Library, Study Room C

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Homework Club

Need help with your homework? Volunteer tutors will be available to help 1st  - 8th grade students with their homework after school. Drop-ins are...

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library

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Tech Mentor in the Library

If you have troubles using computer, such as creating a new e-mail account, typing your resume and/or creating a new word document, you will get...

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
West Valley Branch Library, computer #21

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Public Speaking Workshop For 4th-6th Graders

Interested in improving your public speaking and argumentation skills? In Their Own Words is bringing a six-session Public Speaking Workshop to the West...

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 3:45 PM to 4:45 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B