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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, April 18, 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, April 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library

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Chess For Children Ages 7-10

*THIS PROGRAM IS FULL* This free chess program for children ages 7-10 is for beginners who have some knowledge of the game. Children who register should...

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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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, April 19, 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, April 19, 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, April 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Story Time Room

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Basic Breathing And Meditation Class For Adults

Join us for practicing gentle Yoga poses, breathing exercises, OM chanting and meditation. These exercises will increase your focus, reduce stress, refresh...

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Legato Lingua: Spanish for Kids

Children ages 7-13 are invited to register for this 7-week course in basic Spanish. Through fun games and instruction, children will learn the...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Chess Tournament For Kids

Children ages 7-12 are invited to register for a fun chess tournament at the West Valley Branch Library. This is an unofficial and informal...

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

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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, April 20, 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, April 20, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Introduction To Family Geocaching

Please join us at the West Valley Branch Library for this introductory presentation about family geocaching. Geocaching has been compared to a...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Homework Club

Need help with your homework? Adult and teen volunteers are available to assist students in grades 1-12 with all their homework needs, including...

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 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, April 23, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Programming With Python

Calling all programmers! KoreKloud presents a Python programming course for students in grades 5-8. Participants will learn about data types, iterations,...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 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, April 23, 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, April 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...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
West Valley Branch Library

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David Rocha Jazz Trio

The "Children's Educational Jazz Show" is an introduction to jazz music, geared to elementary and middle school children.  Some of the main points...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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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, April 24, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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UC Master Gardeners Program

Please join presenters from Santa Clara County University of California Master Gardeners group to learn everything about gardening and more. For more...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 6:30 PM to 8:00 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, April 25, 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, April 25, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library

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Read Away Your Fines

Anyone 17 years of age or younger can read away their late fines in our Group Study Room. Every 15 minutes of reading will waive $5 off the child’s...

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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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, April 26, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Children's Picture Book Area