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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, January 18, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Children's Picture Book Area

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Girls Who Code

PROGRAM IS FULL Are you interested in learning how to code? Girls Who Code is a national non-profit, which teaches girls in 6th-12th grade the basics of...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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LEGO® Fun for Young Children

You supply the creativity. We supply the LEGO® bricks. Come have some fun and let your imagination run wild! This program is specifically intended for younger...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Story Time Room

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Friends Of The West Valley Branch Library Book Sale!

Our Friends' Book Sale is on Saturday (10-4 pm) and Sunday (12-3pm) where you will discover gently used books, DVDs and much more!  West Valley...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

AMC 10 Test Prep with CalTutors

Students in grades 6-10 can get help with preparing for the AMC 10 advanced mathematics competition in these weekly sessions with teen volunteers from...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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A Coding Future - Java for Teens

Teens in grades 6 - 11 are invited to register for a new coding program at the West Valley Branch Library. In this program, participants will learn to code...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Computer Help With Our Tech Mentor

Learn basic computer skills one-on-one with a Tech Mentor. Our Tech Mentor will assist you with the internet, email, and tablet questions in a one-on-one 30...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Computer #21

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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, January 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Friends Of The West Valley Branch Library Book Sale!

Our Friends' Book Sale is on Saturday (10-4 pm) and Sunday (12-3pm) where you will discover gently used books, DVDs and much more!  West Valley...

Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Preschool Storytime and Stay & Play

Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills. Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to become...

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Tech Mentor in the Library

If you have troubles using computer, such as creating a new e-mail account, typing your resume and/or creating a new word document, you will get...

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
West Valley Branch Library, computer #21

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Public Speaking Workshop For 4th-6th Graders

Interested in improving your public speaking and argumentation skills? In Their Own Words is bringing a six-session Public Speaking Workshop to the West...

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 3:45 PM to 4:45 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Math Olympiad Club

Prepare for the most prestigious math competition, or get better at mathematics! We use real competition math problems. Elementary school students grades 3-5...

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Reading to Children in Japanese

Please join us for a fun reading to children in Japanese aimed at preschool age kids. Our volunteer Hiromi, who is a part of the POPONTA organization,...

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
West Valley 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...

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
West Valley Branch Library

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Tech Mentor in the Library

If you have troubles using computer, such as creating a new e-mail account, typing your resume, and/or creating a new word document, you will get...

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Computer #21

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Math Olympiad Prep By KoreKloud

KoreKloud presents an 8-session math course for 4th and 5th graders. A team of teen volunteers will help prepare students for the Math Olympiad, other math...

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Coding 5K Challenge: Sports Simulations Using Scratch

Children ages 8-12 are invited to this intermediate-level coding program using Scratch. Participants will use computer science to simulate extreme sports...

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Tech Center

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District One Council Member Chappie Jones Office Hours

Join District One Council Member Chappie Jones to share your concerns and ask questions about local community - no appointment is necessary!

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Toddler Storytime & Stay and Play

Toddlers start building skills needed to learn and succeed in school in a fun way. Through music and movement activities and the fun of books, they discover...

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
West Valley 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...

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library

colorful Russian alphabet

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, January 25, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Children's Picture Book Area

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Girls Who Code

PROGRAM IS FULL Are you interested in learning how to code? Girls Who Code is a national non-profit, which teaches girls in 6th-12th grade the basics of...

Friday, January 25, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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LEGO® Fun for Young Children

You supply the creativity. We supply the LEGO® bricks. Come have some fun and let your imagination run wild! This program is specifically intended for younger...

Friday, January 25, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Story Time Room

AMC 10 Test Prep with CalTutors

Students in grades 6-10 can get help with preparing for the AMC 10 advanced mathematics competition in these weekly sessions with teen volunteers from...

Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B