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Teen Tuesdays

It's summer time! Bring your friends and hang with us in our community room as we watch movies, play video games, do crafts, eat snacks etc. We will open up...

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Community Room

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Graphic Novel Making Workshop With Oliver Chin for Teens

Experienced local graphic novelist Oliver Chin presents Manga-Mania Workshop in partnership with San Jose Public Library's Graphic Novel Contest. ...

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Community Room

Read, Write, Discover

THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL.  No more participants will be accepted. Read Write Discover (RWD) is a literacy tutoring program at the library. ...

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Community Room

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Citizenship Class

This course is for lawful permanent residents who want to become citizens. For best results participants should expect to attend all six sessions....

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Family Learning Center (FLC) Room

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Salsa For Seniors

This summer class for seniors is where it all begins for the beginner salsa dance enthusiast. No prior dance experience is expected or needed. In these dance...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Community Room

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Toastmasters International

What is Toastmasters? Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library

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Family Story Time

Enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and reading. Sharing the wonders of...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Children's Area

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Baby And Toddler Storytime And Stay & Play

Babies and toddlers learn and grow with new experiences. Enhance their brainpower by engaging them with new sights, sounds, movement, and interaction with...

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Bascom Branch Library, Children's Area

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Stories, Songs, And Fun With The Children's Discovery Museum

Brought to you by the talented staff from the Children's Discovery Museum, this event is for children ages 0 to 6 years. Enjoy music, stories, and craft...

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Bascom Branch Library, Children's Area

ESL Converstaion Club

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, June 20, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Group Study Room 1

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Individual Computer Help

Schedule an hour one-on-one session for computer tutorials.  This program is held every Thursday and is intended for adults. ...

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library, FLC Computers

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Reading to Children With Bascom Volunteer Stephanie

Come read stories with our volunteer Stephanie every Thursday night!

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Bascom Children's Area

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Professionals In Job Transition - Job Search/Networking Special...

Are you a Silicon Valley professional in the  Semiconductor industry and/or Manufacturing/Operations fields? Are you looking for a new job or hoping to...

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Bascom Branch Library, Family Learning Center (FLC) Room

Conversation Club

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...

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Group Study Room 2

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Alcoholics Anonymous Resource Table

This resource table will not be hosted on 06/21. Resource table will resume on 07/03. A representative from Alcoholics Anonymous will be will be at the...

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library

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Make Music Day! Let's Make Music Storytime + Craft

Join us at Bascom Branch Library for a special Make Music Day Storytime! During our musical storytime we will explore simple musical instruments, play some...

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Community Room

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ESL Writing Class

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED ON 06/07 & 06/14. PROGRAM WILL RESUME ON 06/21. This course is designed for English language learners of mixed levels....

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 2:15 PM to 3:15 PM
Bascom Branch Library

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Finger Knitting

Finger knitting is a fun, productive way to spend your free time when you need something to do. When you're finished, you'll have a beautiful rope of yarn that...

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Family Learning Center (FLC) Room

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Savor Your Summer Reading: Book Tasting Event

Want to try a new flavor of books this summer? Come to our book tasting and peruse our menu of options, sample some offerings (both book and food!), and bring...

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Community Room

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Adult Children of Alcoholics

Adult Children of Alcoholics only has one requirement: a desire to recover from the affects of growing up in an alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional...

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Bascom Branch Library, Community Room

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LEGO® Fun

Come with your creativity and imagination!  Children may want to build using our LEGO® materials.*  We also have large DUPLO® blocks and...

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Bascom Children's Area

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Bascom INSIDERS

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE. Program will resume as normal in July. Join us for our monthly Insiders Program for a fun and...

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Bascom Branch Library

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Needle Felting For Beginners

Create felted figures in this fun felting workshop for adults, teens and seniors. Supplies will be provided. No registration required!

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Family Learning Center (FLC) Room

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Teen Tuesdays

It's summer time! Bring your friends and hang with us in our community room as we watch movies, play video games, do crafts, eat snacks etc. We will open up...

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Community Room

Read, Write, Discover

THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL.  No more participants will be accepted. Read Write Discover (RWD) is a literacy tutoring program at the library. ...

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Community Room