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ESL Conversation Club

Series Thursday English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs create a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to practice...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Study Room A

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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. For more...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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Resume and Job Search Assistance / Ayuda con curriculum y busqueda de...

Looking to improve your resume, or need help writing one? We can help!   Get one on one help to create a resumé, and receive help with filling out job...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, FLC Classroom

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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...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, Family Learning Center Classroom

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Reading to Children with Bascom volunteer Stephanie

Bring your children to the Bascom Branch library so that they can listen to books read by our trained volunteer. Reading to children builds vocabulary and...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Children's Room

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Bilingual Storytime / Hora de cuentos bilingüe

Come join and enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and reading. Sharing the...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Community Room or Children's Room

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Light-Up Turkeys for Teens

Hand print turkeys make way for adorable light-up turkeys! Teens make their own light-up turkeys using a simple circuit of a battery and bulbs attached to a...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Village Square Branch Library

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Entrepreneurs’ Legal Advising Clinic

Wrestling with a thorny legal question, but can’t afford the cost of a high-priced business attorney? Many entrepreneurs and small business owners say they...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Girls Who Code Club

We’re sorry. This event is currently full. No waiting list. Are you interested in learning how to code? Girls Who Code is a national non-profit, which teaches...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Calabazas Branch Library, Group Study Room

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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...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Hillview Branch Library

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Reading Buddies

Is your child struggling with reading? Try a reading buddy for your child. Trained volunteers listen to children in K-3rd grade who...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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13th St. Neighborhood Advisory Committee "NAC" meeting

The 13th Street Neighborhood Advisory Committee will meet on the 3rd Thursday of every month.  Historic Hensley, Horace Mann, Julian/St. James, Madiera...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Community Room

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SJ Engage Learning Circles

Volunteers will help lead high school students in small discussion groups around four civic issues: Immigration, Housing, Mental Health, and Gun Violence...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

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One-On-One Computer Help

Our Willow Glen Tech Mentor volunteers can help you with basic computer issues like: learn the basics of Microsoft Word and Excel; set...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Willow Glen Branch Library

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Professionals in Job Transition - Job Search/Networking Special...

Are you a Silicon Valley professional in the  Semiconductor industry and/or Manufacturing/Operations fields? Are you looking for a new job or hoping to...

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Bascom Branch Library, Community Room

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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...

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd floor - Room 390

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Nana Y Yo: Early Learning Readiness Program

We are offering a FREE two day program for 36 weeks. The “Nana Y Yo” Early Learning Readiness (ELR) is a relationship and play based program for informal...

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Community Room

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Nana y Yo: Early Learning Readiness Program

We are offering a FREE two day program for 36 weeks. The “Nana Y Yo” Early Learning Readiness (ELR) is a relationship and play based program for informal...

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library

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Maker[Space]Ship: Cypress Senior & Community Center

Please join  the Maker[Space]Ship at Cypress Senior & Community Center this November!  The Maker[Space]Ship will host an amazing &...

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Cypress Senior & Community Center: Outside, Main Parking Lot
403 Cypress Ave, SAN JOSE, CA 95117

 Senator Robert F. Kennedy's presidential campaign memorabilia

Historic Political Campaign: Robert Kennedy's 1968 Presidential...

The California Room presents a special exhibit designed by California Room staff, Ralph Pearce. Revisit Senator Robert F. Kennedy's presidential campaign on...

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Special Collections ~ California Room, 5th Floor

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Knitting for ALL Levels

You have plenty of time to prepare for the season of gift giving to come. Bring your yarn of wool, acrylic or any other fiber, and your knitting...

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor Room 392

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Knitting for ALL Levels

Knitting for ALL Levels Summer is here and you have plenty of time to prepare for the season of gift giving to come. Bring your yarn of wool,...

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Room 392

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Bilingual English-Russian Reading to Children

Our trained volunteer will read to your children in English and Russian. Join us every Friday in the picture book area.

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Children's Picture Book Area

Skeins of yarn in turquoise blue, light blue, pink, white and yellow, with the largest skein ( in hot pink) having two knitting needles going through and at a right diagonal with pointed ends outward.

Knitting for All Levels

Bring your wools, your acrylics and your knitting needles*. Learn to make hats, scarves, socks, blankets, maybe even a sweater.  You can do it!!!!!! *...

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 392

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Yoga Friday

Please join us for a free Yoga class that is suitable for beginners.  Dress comfortably.  We have yoga mats to loan you!

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 12:15 PM to 1:15 PM
Alviso Branch Library, Community Room