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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, November 14, 2018 - 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, November 14, 2018 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
West Valley Branch Library

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Little Explorers Petting Zoo

Here’s a chance for children to get up close and personal with farm animals such as rabbits, chickens, alpacas, goats, and sheep! Pet, groom, and feed the...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
West Valley Branch Library

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Coding 5K Challenge: Animation Using Scratch

PROGRAM IS FULL Children ages 8-12 are invited to this intermediate-level coding program using Scratch. Participants will create fun and complex animated...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Tech Center

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Book Club at West Valley Library

Please come and enjoy discussion of a book that you read at the same time as other members of Book Club. Selection is changing monthly. For the...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Study Room B

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Loma Prieta Sierra Club-Transitioning to Clean, Zero-Emission Vehicles

November 14th agenda: Janelle London, co-executive director of Coltura, will explain during this meeting how Coltura is acceleration toward clean, zero-...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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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, November 15, 2018 - 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, November 15, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library

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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, November 16, 2018 - 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, November 16, 2018 - 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, November 16, 2018 - 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, November 17, 2018 - 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, November 17, 2018 - 10:30 AM to 12:00 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...

Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Computer #21

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CS4U: Computer Science for Kids

CS4U is a free, fun computer science workshop for children in grades 4 to 7. The program involves lectures, presentations, hands-on group activities, and...

Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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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, November 17, 2018 - 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, November 18, 2018 - 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, November 20, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Thanksgiving Story and Craft

Join us for a Turkey Day Story and Crafts!  Children will listen to a story about giving thanks with loved ones, then show their own gratitude by making...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library

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Chess for Beginners

Chess for  Beginners is starting a 10 week series on Monday, Oct. 16. Sign up for the series is FULL. If you are interested in the program, future series...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 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, November 20, 2018 - 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, November 21, 2018 - 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, November 21, 2018 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
West Valley Branch Library

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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, November 22, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library

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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, November 23, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Children's Picture Book Area