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Reading to Children

Bring your children to the Pearl Avenue Branch library so that they can listen to books read by our volunteer readers. Reading to children builds...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Children's Area

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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...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library

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Drop-In Homework Tutoring

Does your child need help with their homework? Our trained volunteers are available in the children's area to help your child with their reading, writing and...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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Public Speaking Workshop

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

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 3:45 PM to 5:15 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Learn to Code: Python Coding Class for Kids and Teens

CLASS IS FULL The jobs of the future are in computer science.  This program will teach children, ages 10 and up, the basics of Python coding while...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Family Learning Center

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LEGO Builders / Constructores de LEGO

Expanded Hours! Join our Lego Builders where children have the opportunity to expand their creativity and imagination through the power of play...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room or Children's Area

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Nicho Boxes

Note: will be part of our teensReach meeting. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage month come to the library to learn about folk art traditions and how to make...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Rose Garden Branch Library

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teensReach Meeting

This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18 meets monthly.  Get involved, earn volunteer hours and be a leader in the library. ...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Rose Garden Branch Library, Teen Room

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ESL Class Level 2-High Beginning - A Conversation Book

This approach to critical thinking in both the Reading/Writing and Listening/Speaking strands challenges students to move beyond basic comprehension to higher-...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library, FLC Room

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Citizenship Mock Interview

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

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, Community Room

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Reading to Children

Join Ms Leena, our trained volunteer, as she reads to children in the Children's Area. Children  can choose the stories they wish to hear, or our...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Vineland Branch Library, Children's Area

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Film Screening "Coco"

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by joining us for a film screening of “Coco,” Pixar’s award-winning celebration of Dia de los Muertos.  “Coco” follows...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
West Valley Branch Library

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Homework Club

Need a little extra help with homework? Need to practice for a big test coming up or a quiet place to study? Come to the Alum Rock Library Branch and get help...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Community Room

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Math Tutoring (K - 9th grades)

Tutoring for students in K-9th grades. Teen volunteers will provide homework help and assistance to problems you do not know.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Program 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. No registration required...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library

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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...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library

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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...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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Free Afternoon Snacks

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

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Tully Community Branch Library

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Hispanic Heritage Month Film Screening: Bless Me Ultima

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Enjoy a film screening of Bless Me, Ultima (PG-13).  Based on Rudolfo Anaya's bestselling novel, this turbulent...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library

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Reading to Furry Friends

Children are invited to practice reading to gentle and trained assistance dogs just longing for kids to read to them. Share your favorite story and make a...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Children's Area

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Math Tutoring (K - 12th grades)

Tutoring for students in K-12th grades. Teen volunteers will provide homework help and assistance to problems you do not know.  

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library

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Street Smart Pedestrian And Bike Safety

Have fun and learn about pedestrian and bicycle traffic safety with Officer Cordell Bailey, a Traffic Safety Education Officer from San Jose's ...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Almaden Branch Library

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Homework Club - Club de tareas

Our homework club provides after school support for students in grades K–8. Dedicated homework coaches are ready to answer questions and help with homework in...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, FLC Classroom

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Citizenship Class

This course is for lawful permanent residents who want to become citizens. Students will learn about the civics (U.S. history and government) questions on the...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, Community Room

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Coding 5K Challenge: Animation Using Scratch

PROGRAM IS FULL Children ages 8-12 are invited to this intermediate-level coding program using Scratch. Participants will create fun and complex animated...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Tech Center