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Hands knitting with purple yarn.

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, August 24, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Program Room

Knitting needles and yarn

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, August 27, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Willow Glen Branch Library, Community Room

Make It Yourself Sewing Logo

Sewing Workshop

Discover the art of fashion sewing. Learn new skills or build on old skills. Learn basic sewing and complete sewing projects. Free.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

Coloring pencils and coloring sheet

Color Me Happy! : Adult Coloring Club

Coloring is not just for kids! Come unwind from the stress of the day, and color community banners, coloring sheets and bookmarks at your leisure. We will...

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Group Study Room 1

Two hands covered with different colors of paint.

Paint & Play! Process Arts for Young Children

This program is designed especially for young children age 1-5. Bring your child to have fun and get messy with paint.

Friday, August 30, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Willow Glen Branch Library, Community Room

Examples Of Paper Spinners

Friday Fun: Color Your Own Paper Spinners

These spinners have outlines of stars, stripes and dots that kids can color in how ever they want, and then watch the colors mix, merge and spin when they...

Friday, August 30, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library

Hands knitting with purple yarn.

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, August 31, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Program Room

Knitting needles and yarn

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, September 3, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Willow Glen Branch Library, Community Room

Example of a Needle Felting Project Stuffed Animal

Needle Felting For Beginners

Create felted figures in this fun felting workshop for adults, teens and seniors. Supplies will be provided. No registration required! Ages 13+ please

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

Make It Yourself Sewing Logo

Sewing Workshop

Discover the art of fashion sewing. Learn new skills or build on old skills. Learn basic sewing and complete sewing projects. Free.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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AnyAbility: Art & Craft

Join us on the first Thursday of each month for socializing, finding new friends, crafting, and having fun with art. This art and craft program is...

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Village Square Branch Library

shelves of colorful skeins of yarn

Finger Knitting

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED FOR 08/16. PROGRAM WILL RESUME ON 09/06. Finger knitting is a fun, productive way to spend your free time when you need...

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Family Learning Center (FLC) Room

decorated paper bag to make a scratch book

Make Your Own Book Storytime & Craft

Start our 10th Anniversary date with a book-related craft.  You  will build a book from scratch, decorate it, and create your own story in...

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library

Pink Paper Flowers

Paper Flower Workshop

Explore the world of dimensional artwork by creating your very own life-like paper flowers! Join us  for a workshop and get ready to unleash the...

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Berryessa Branch Library, Community Room

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Celebrate Moon Festival

Come join us for snacks, arts & crafts, drawing of prizes ... This program is sponsored by generous Friends of Seven Trees Library.

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library

Childrens Moon Festival Logo

Children's Moon Festival

It's a cultural celebration!  Let's gather to do fun crafts, enjoy cultural performances by the Warm the World group and learn how this festive occasion...

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Berryessa Branch Library, Community Room

Hands knitting with purple yarn.

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, September 7, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Program Room

Knitting needles and yarn

Village Square Knitting & Crochet Club

Would you like to learn to knit or crochet? Our teen volunteers are ready to share their skill and knowledge. We have 15 slots open on first come first serve...

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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 & Crocheting For All Levels

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

Monday, September 9, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

Knitting needles and yarn

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, September 10, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Willow Glen Branch Library, Community Room

image of a foam boat with a flag

Pirates Day

Ahoy, me Hearties! Join us for this ship building activity. You will prepare it for voyage, savvy? There will be not mutiny here. Avast ye, we recommend this...

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library

image of a foam boat with a flag

Pirates Day

Ahoy, me Hearties! Join us for this ship building activity. You will prepare it for voyage, savvy? There will be not mutiny here. Avast ye, we recommend this...

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library

image of a foam boat with a flag

Pirates Day

Ahoy, me Hearties! Join us for this ship building activity. You will prepare it for voyage, savvy? There will be not mutiny here. Avast ye, we recommend this...

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

Anime Books

Doki Doki Teen Anime Club

13-18 year olds welcome to check out the San Jose Public Library anime holdings. From vintage to modern, we'll watch something new every 2nd Friday of the...

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Community Room

Handmade Pom Poms

Pom Pom Madness! Adult DIY

Join us every month for an adult crafting session where you make a project from start to finish and get to take it home! In September we are making various...

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Family Learning Center (FLC) Room