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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...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library

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LEGO® Fun / Diversión con LEGO®

Come join our LEGO® Fun program where your child will have the opportunity to expand their creativity, and develop critical skills through the power of play...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Children's Area

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Homework Club for Grades K-8

Homework Club provides after school support for children in grades K–8. Dedicated coaches are ready to answer questions and help with all homework...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
East San José Carnegie 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, May 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library

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Teens Reach

Attend monthly meetings for teens interested in library and community volunteer activities. Bring your creativity to enhance the library's outreach to the...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Group Study Room

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One-On-One Computer Help

Do you have questions about using a computer? Do you want to learn how to set up an email account, surf the web or do something else on the computer? One of...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Internet Cafe, Computers 22 & 23

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U.S. Citizenship Mock Interview for Vietnamese Speakers

Practice your citizenship interview! To become a naturalized U.S. citizen, you must pass the naturalization test.  During the citizenship mock...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Group Study B

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ESL Class Level 3 Low Intermediate Speaking

NO CLASS ON 4/4/2019. Students will practice speaking using prepared materials and dialogue.

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library, FLC Classroom

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STEM For Kids

Join us for hands-on fun! This family-oriented program is designed for children and their caregivers to explore and create together. We will read a story and...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Children's Area

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Java For Teens In Grades 6-12

Teens in grades 6-12, will learn the basics of programming in Java and will learn about several uses for it.   Participants of the class will learn how...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, FLC Classroom

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2019 Summer Learning Ambassador Orientation & Training

Are you looking for a rewarding way to help your community this summer while interacting with local youth and families? San José Public Library is looking for...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room

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Teen Painting Party

Teens: You don’t need to be an artist to create a great painting! Enjoy snacks and music while following step-by-step instructions for this fun sloth painting...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Community Room

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STEM For Kids -Marshmallow Challenge

Join us for hands-on fun! Let's see how tall of a structure you can build using only marshmallows and toothpicks!  All supplies will be provided....

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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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, May 23, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Study Room A

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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, May 23, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, Family Learning Center Classroom

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ESL Class Level 3 Low Intermediate Listening Class

NO CLASS ON 4/4/2019. Recommended for students who are at a lower listening level. Dialogues are shorter and easier to understand.

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library, FLC Classroom

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Literary Gems - YA/Teen Book Club

Join us for our monthly young adult/teen book club available to those ages 12 to 17. Held on the 4th Thursday of each month. Discuss current popular teen/YA...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Group Study Rooms A or B

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LEGO® Fun @ Tully Library

Join us at the Tully Community Branch library every Thursday for an hour of LEGO fun! Bring your creativity and imagination to build unique models using...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library

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How To Prepare For Another Downturn

Times are good. The stock market continues its bull run. The housing market is hot. The unemployment rate is low. How long will the good times last? What can...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor - SJPL Works

Village Square Chess Club

Village Square Chess Club

All beginner to intermediate level players are welcome to attend our chess club and practice their skills in a casual, group environment. We will have teen...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 5:15 PM to 6:30 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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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, May 23, 2019 - 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 and...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library

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Minecraft Club

Have you ever wanted to be in a Minecraft club? Then this club is perfect for you! Meet with Ky to play Minecraft and discuss Minecraft strategies. Best of all...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:45 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, Community 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, May 23, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Info Desk

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Reading to Children With Bascom Volunteer Stephanie

Come read stories with our volunteer Stephanie every Thursday night!

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Bascom Children's Area