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Nana y Yo: Early Learning Readiness Program

We are partnering with the East Valley YMCA to offer a FREE two day program for 36 weeks. The “Nana Y Yo” Early Learning Readiness (ELR) is a relationship and...

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room

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Free Afternoon Snacks

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

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library

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Family Storytime and Stay & Play

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and...

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Children's Storytime Area

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Black History Month: Rosa Parks Montgomery Bus Boycott

Happy Black History Month! Let’s recreate and learn about how Rosa Parks’ refusal to relinquish her seat resulted in the Montgomery Bus Boycott in Alabama in...

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Hillview Branch Library

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Nana y Yo: Early Learning Readiness Program

We are partnering with the East Valley YMCA to offer a FREE two day program for 36 weeks. The “Nana Y Yo” Early Learning Readiness (ELR) is a relationship and...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room

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Bilingual Storytime / Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe

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

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Hillview Branch Library, Children's Area

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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...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Hillview Branch Library, Children's Storytime Area

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"Alma and How She Got Her Name" Story and Activity

Join us for a read aloud of the Silicon Valley Reads 2019 book for children, "Alma and How She Got Her Name," and stay for an activity to discover the story...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room

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Tiempo Para Mi Grupo De Apoyo Para Mujeres

Time For Me Support Group For Women.

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Family Learning Center Classroom

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Presentación Comunitaria Para Prevención de Consumo de Drogas

Community Presentation for the Prevention of Drug Consumption

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, FLC Classroom

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Prevencion De Consumo De Drogas

Acompáñenos para una presentación informativa sobre las drogas durante el programa de Tiempo Para Mi. Los temas que se cubrirán son: Vaping y la...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Family Learning Classroom

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Free Afternoon Snacks

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

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library

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Matinee Movie Thursdays

Join us each Thursday after school for popcorn and a movie in the Community Room!

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room

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Volunteer Away Your Fines As A Branch Buddy

Every now and then, libraries need a little extra love from the communities they serve. You can volunteer away your library fines at a rate of $20 per hour...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Info Desk

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Game Zone Fridays!

Join us every Friday after school to unwind, make new friends and play some fun games at the library. We’ve got board games, video games, arcade...

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room

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Khmer Language Class

This program  is designed to help keep the Cambodian Language and Culture alive in San Jose. All ages are welcome.

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, FLC Classroom and Area

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Free Guitar Practice

Come join Mr. Isidro R. Jimenez at this drop in program and learn how to play guitar or practice with others. All ages welcome. * Must bring your own guitar.

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room

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ESL Conversation Club / ESL Club de Conversación

English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs create a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to practice their English...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Study Room B

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Resume and Job Search Help

If you're looking to improve your Resume, or if you need help improving your Job Search skills we can help! Our volunteer will coach you on how to write a...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, FLC Area

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Citizenship Class

Attention:  Please call Hillview Branch Library to register for program: (408)808-3033 Learn English phrases, Civics, U.S History and Government while...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, FLC Classroom

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Happy Birds

Happy Birds are people friendly parrots that love to show off.  Six birds will perform over 25 amazing tricks like ride a bike, play basketball, talk and...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library

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VITA Free Tax Help

The VITA Program offers FREE help with taxes to low-to moderate-income people who cannot prepare their own tax returns. VITA volunteers are trained to do basic...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Family Learning Center

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Coding For Kids

Students are introduced to the world of computer science and programming. In this workshop, students learn to create puzzles, games, animations and stories...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room

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Chess Club

Join our Chess Club! Play and learn chess basics and tactics. Boards and pieces are provided.

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Children's Area

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Python Projects

Learn how to make a website in 8 weeks! Each project teaches a different programming skill and children build on the skills the learn to complete projects...

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, FLC