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Homework Club

Need help with your homework? Teen volunteers are available to assist students with all their homework needs, including reading, reading comprehension,...

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 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, September 25, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Chess for Beginners

Children ages 6-12 who are beginners at chess or want to learn how to play chess are invited to this free program at the West Valley Library. Chess boards are...

Tuesday, September 25, 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, September 25, 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, September 26, 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, September 26, 2018 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
West Valley Branch Library

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Public Speaking Workshop

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

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 3:45 PM to 5:15 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Film Screening "Coco"

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by joining us for a film screening of “Coco,” Pixar’s award-winning celebration of Dia de los Muertos.  “Coco” follows...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 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, September 26, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Tech Center

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District One Councilmember Chappie Jones office hours

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

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 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, September 27, 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, September 27, 2018 - 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, September 27, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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C++ for Teens

Learn basics of C++ programming with Math & Coding teen volunteer. This class is designed for teens in grades 8th through 12th and will...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 6:45 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, September 28, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Children's Picture Book Area

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ZUMBA Classes for Adults

Join our certified volunteer for free Zumba classes! Have fun and enjoy music performing calorie-burning dance movements

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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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, September 29, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Free Afternoon Snacks

Join us at the West Valley Branch Library for delicious and nutritious snacks! This program is geared towards kids and teens ages 2-17. Free. No...

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Homework Club

Need help with your homework? Teen volunteers are available to assist students with all their homework needs, including reading, reading comprehension,...

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 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, October 2, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Free Afternoon Snacks

Join us at the West Valley Branch Library for delicious and nutritious snacks! This program is geared towards kids and teens ages 2-17. Free. No...

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Chess for Beginners

Children ages 6-12 who are beginners at chess or want to learn how to play chess are invited to this free program at the West Valley Library. Chess boards are...

Tuesday, October 2, 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, October 2, 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, October 3, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Free Afternoon Snacks

Join us at the West Valley  Branch Library for delicious and nutritious snacks! This program is geared towards kids and teens ages 2-17. Free. No...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room