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Read Away Your Fines

Every Saturday children 17 and under can read away their fines! Simply check in at the Information Desk, pick out your favorite book or magazine, and read...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Berryessa Branch Library, Study Room B

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CS4U: Computer Science (for Grades 5-7)

Jan. 19 class is canceled due to Friends Book Sale. Thank you for your interest. CS4U is a fun, computer science class series that introduces children to...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room

Pete G. Magic Show

 Enjoy the magic of Pete G., then learn a trick and become a magician’s assistant! Join us with the whole family for a fun event.

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Youth Services

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Silicon Valley Reads: Film Screening: Finding Samuel Lowe

An Afro-Chinese-Jamaican Harlem family seeks their Chinese grandfather who was forever separated from their mother -- his 3-year-old half-Chinese, half-...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Alviso Branch Library, Community Room

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Silicon Valley Reads: Film Screening: Finding Samuel Lowe

An Afro-Chinese-Jamaican Harlem family seeks their Chinese grandfather who was forever separated from their mother -- his 3-year-old half-Chinese, half-...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 2nd Floor, Room 225

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Learning Circle: Introduction to C++

We will meet weekly to work together through an online course, "Introduction to C++," in a supportive, peer-oriented group. There will be no teacher - we...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Family Learning Center

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Board Game Club

Kids and Teens: Join us every Saturday afternoon for some fun playing board games while devloping 21st century skills of creativity, communication,...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Children's Area

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Spanish for Kids

The Spanish Language Program is an comprehensive course through which students will gain exposure to basics of the Spanish language and...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 3:00 PM to Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 4:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Exploration Room

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Open Space Authority: Wildflowers and Wildlife

The preserves are full of baby animals, blooming flowers and beautiful endangered butterflies. We will show you where you can see these wildflower displays and...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Community Room

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Coding For Kids

Students are introduced to the world of computer science and programming. In this workshop, students learn to create puzzles, games, animations and stories...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room

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Knitting Club

Would you like to learn to Knit?  We have a group of experienced knitters ready to share their skill and knowledge.  Or maybe you are a skilled...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Program Room

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Chinese Play & Learn

Let's play and learn in Chinese! Come have fun with vivid stories, active music, kids crafts, and more. We serve the first 60 families! Register for this...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Berryessa Branch Library, Community Room

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Chess Club

Join our Chess Club! Play and learn chess basics and tactics. Boards and pieces are provided.

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Children's Area

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Breathing & Meditation

We are immersed in numerous activities, like care of family, working with tough deadlines, etc. which may lead to some negative emotions, low energy, lack of...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Group Study Room 2

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Game Zone! Board Games For Kids

Children and families are invited to join us every Saturday from 4:00-5:50 to play fun board games. Bring your friends or come and make new ones!

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

Fratello Marionettes: Aladdin

Looking for a unique way to celebrate the holiday season? Join the fun with our puppet extravaganza  from  Fratello Marionettes.

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library

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ESL Class Level 2 High Beginning Writing

Student will understand the parts of a paragraph and practice. They will write their own paragraph.

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

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Python Ages 9-12

CLASS IS FULL. Every Saturday, children ages 9-12 will learn the fundamentals of coding, data types, Boolean, if and else statements and try out cool Python...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:45 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, King 125, First Floor

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CS4U (Grades 5-7) At Pearl Avenue Library

CS4U is a fun, computer science class series that introduces children to computer science and prepares students for American Computer Science League contests...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room

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Friends Of The Dr. King Library Book Sale

WHEN? Usually the last weekend of every month Saturdays– 10 am to 5 pm, $1.50 hard covers, $1.00 soft covers Sundays – 1 pm to 5 pm, $7 a bag day (...

Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Patio

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Blind Date With A Book Display

“In a reading rut? In the mood for something new? Come to the library for a Blind Date with a Book! Choose from among our wrapped books and we’ll give you a...

Monday, February 25, 2019 (All day)
Edenvale Branch Library, Marketplace Area

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Reading To Children With Kathy

Join Ms. Kathy for a group Reading to Children program with stories, songs and more!

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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One-On-One Computer Help

Our Tech Mentor volunteer can help you with basic computer issues like: Learn the basics of Microsoft Word and Excel; Set up an email account; Use social...

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Tech Center

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Homework Center

Free  homework tutoring is offered in English and Spanish for grades K-12.  Parent must register the child at first session. Registration forms are...

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Alviso Branch Library, Community Room

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Tech Tutor

Our Tech Mentor volunteers can help you with basic computer issues like: Learn the basics of Microsoft Word and Excel; Set up an email account; Use social...

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library