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All-Ages Hip Hop Dance Workout

Put on your workout clothes and stop by the Evergreen Branch Library to participate in a FREE Hip Hop Dance Workout class.  Led by volunteer instructors,...

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room

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Teens Reach Meeting

Join a monthly meeting for teens interested in Hillview Library and community volunteer activities on the 1st Saturday of each month. Bring your...

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room

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Teen Scavenger Hunt for National Library Card Month

Think you know everything about the library? Take the challenge! Join us for this Teen Scavenger Hunt. There is so much you can get with a San Jose Public...

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library

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Arduino for Beginners

In "Arduino for Beginners," participants in grades 5-8 will learn the basics of Arduino. Arduino is a microcontroller that can be programmed using a computer....

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Go! Board Game

Let's play Go at the Village Square Library. Learn the basics and tactics of this ancient Chinese board game. Board and pieces are provided. For ages 8-...

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Group Study Room 2

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Scratch Coding

This program would be a chapter of http://www.computerprogrammingforall.org/   Utilizing Scratch, this class will teach coding for free to...

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room

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Nintendo Play

Love to play video games?  Try our new Nintendo switch with the latest games in our Teen Room. 

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Almaden Branch Library, Teen Room

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College Readiness

Thinking about college? Nutan Malhotra, Founder and CEO of SkoolMentor will be providing information about the college admission journey, how to be successful...

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library

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CS4U (Grades 5-7) at Pearl Avenue Library

CS4U is a free, fun computer science program for elementary students. The program features lectures, presentations, hands-on group activities, and independent...

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

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Girls Who Code @ East San Jose Carnegie Branch

Are you interested in learning how to code? This group is open to Girls in 6th to 12th grade who would like to learn fundamentals of  ...

Monday, October 7, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Family Learning Center

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Intermediate Python Coding Class for 5th-8th Graders

This is a python intermediate class. Some topics we will be going over include parsing internal and external databases, accessing the internet using python,...

Monday, October 7, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Tech Center

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Game On! Wii for Teens & Tweens

Teens & tweens, get your "game on!"  Come hang out, meet people, and play Wii video games. Bring your friends! Wii video games for teens & ...

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Vineland Branch Library, Community Room

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Game On! Wii for Teens & Tweens

Teens & tweens, get your "game on!"  Come hang out, meet people, and play Wii video games. Bring your friends! We've got classic games like Mario...

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Community Room

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Teens Reach Meeting/Activities

Join our Teens Reach for a meeting or event every month! Make a difference in the library by joining TeensReach! Make New Friends Plan Library Events...

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Teen Room

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College Readiness

Thinking about college? Nutan Malhotra, Founder and CEO of SkoolMentor will be providing information about the college admission journey, how to be successful...

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library

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Teen Book Club

Join us for our monthly teen book club, held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, where we will meet to discuss a mutually chosen book...

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 2:45 PM to 3:30 PM
Rose Garden Branch Library, Group Study Room, Second Floor

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Game On! Wii for Teens & Tweens

Teens & tweens, get your "game on!"  Come hang out, meet people, and play Wii video games. Bring your friends! Wii video games for teens & ...

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Vineland Branch Library, Community Room

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Integrated Math 1

Students in grades 7th thru 9th will learn Integrated Math 1 taught in East Side Union High School District. The following areas are included:...

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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Finding Your Voice: Great Stories Club for Teens

For teens in Grades 9-12.  Each month will highlight a new story and a new social topic relevant to teens.  Please sign up by texting or emailing...

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 3:45 PM to 4:45 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Teen Study Room

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Teen Gaming Tournament -- Alternatives To Substance Use

Unleash your stress after school with a 45 minute gaming tournament.  Snacks will be provided as well as information about substance abuse and prevention...

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 3:45 PM to 5:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room

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Teens Reach Meeting

This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18 meets on the second Wednesday of the month. Get involved, earn volunteer hours and be a...

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Willow Glen Branch Library, Community Room

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Taste the World: Snacks From Around The World

Sample snacks from around the world. Enjoy snacks from a different country each month, and test your knowledge about the featured country with a quiz! TeenHQ...

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Teen Pumpkin Artwork

Teens, join us for this fun Halloween activity. We will be painting mini pumpkins. It is a chance to be creative and have fun.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Willow Glen Branch Library

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Matinee Movie Thursdays

Join us each Thursday after school for a movie and popcorn in the Community Room!   Please call 408-808-3033 if you want to know what movie is scheduled...

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room

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Teens Reach @ Alum Rock Library

Want to make Alum Rock Library a better place? Interested in running free programs for the public? Want a chance to lead and engage? Need volunteer hours?...

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 3:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Community Room