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Citizenship Classes For Seniors Taught in Vietnamese

A citizenship class for senior, ESL Vietnamese speakers who want to learn U.S. history & civics, in preparation for the U.S. citizenship...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

Laptop and serger in the TeenHQ makerspace

Drop-In Makerspace Training

Would you like to learn or get a refresher on how to use a 3D printer, laser cutter, sewing machine or any other equipment at the TeenHQ makerspace? Come to...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Historic Politicians: Local, State & Federal

The California room presents a special exhibit designed by California Room intern, Brandy Maldonado. Take a look at local, state and presidential election pins...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, California Room - 5th Floor

Older gentleman shows what lurks behind a secret bookcase at the King Library

Art and Library History Tour: Drop-in's Welcome

Did you know that the Dr. Martin Luther King has 33 permanent art installations incorporated into the walls, shelves and ceiling? Each is designed and...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 1st Floor

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Baby Lapsit Storytime

Babies learn and grow with new experiences. Enhance your baby’s brainpower and engage your little one with new sights, sounds and movement through books, songs...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

GarageScript Coding Community - July Registration

If you’re passionate about learning how to code, we’d love for you to join the non-profit coding community, GarageScript! They help people of any...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Small Business Series: Business Formation

Come learn about and explore the different ways of forming your business and which one would best suit your needs. Presented by Horner and Park, LLP. ...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor - SJPL Works

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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...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd floor - Room 390

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Historic Politicians: Local, State & Federal

The California room presents a special exhibit designed by California Room intern, Brandy Maldonado. Take a look at local, state and presidential election pins...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, California Room - 5th Floor

Basket of colorful yarn

Knitting for ALL Levels

Knitting for ALL Levels Summer is here and you have plenty of time to prepare for the season of gift giving to come. Bring your yarn of wool,...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Room 392

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Virtual Reality: Open House

Experience the digital world like never before in our Virtual Reality Open House. Learn how to use our virtual reality equipment, try a virtual reality...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

Rainbow Stories and Sensory Play

Enjoy a story about rainbows and learn about these beautiful arcs of color. Following the story, children will engage in a rainbow activity with water beads...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

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Coding 5K Challenge: Python for 12-16 year olds

In this 6 week series, students will learn the fundamentals of coding, data types, Boolean, if and else statements and complete a project using Python. Seating...

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Room 125, 1st Floor

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Coding 5K Challenge: Python for 12-16 year olds

In this 6 week series, students will learn the fundamentals of coding, data types, Boolean, if and else statements and complete a project using Python. Seating...

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, King 125

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Conversation Café: Portuguese

Conversation Café - Portuguese FREE - Beginning, Basic Conversational Language Instruction Learn Simple Words & Phrases Six weeks - 1 hour/week...

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor, Room 390

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Drag Queen Storytime: Over the Rainbow

Join us at our FIRST EVER Drag Queen 'Over the Rainbow' Storytime! This family-friendly program will showcase stories that explore diversity and inclusion...

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room

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Coding 5K Challenge: Google CS First: Social Media

For ages 8-12 years old. This is an 8 week series. Children should not enroll unless they can attend all sessions, as each session builds upon the last. In...

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Room 125, 1st Floor

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Historic Politicians: Local, State & Federal

The California room presents a special exhibit designed by California Room intern, Brandy Maldonado. Take a look at local, state and presidential election pins...

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, California Room - 5th Floor

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Reading to Children

Manju, our trained volunteer, will be reading to children of all ages in the Children's Room. Come listen to some wonderful stories!

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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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...

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd floor - Room 390

Bubble Magic with Tom Noddy

A unique performance with soap bubbles which show various principles of mathematics, physics, and fun! Come watch Tom Noddy's performance in Bubble Magic ...

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Coding 5K Challenge: Python Coding with Project STEMreach

This 6 week course is for Ages 8-12. Every Saturday, children will learn the fundamentals of coding, data types, Boolean, if and else statements and try out...

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 4:30 PM to 5:45 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Room 125, 1st Floor

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Reading to Children with Kathy

A trained volunteer Kathy will read to children.

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Conversation Café - Russian

FREE - beginning, basic conversational Language Learning Six Weeks - 1 hour/week Become A Bridge Builder To The World Communicate While Traveling Impress...

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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Historic Politicians: Local, State & Federal

The California room presents a special exhibit designed by California Room intern, Brandy Maldonado. Take a look at local, state and presidential election pins...

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, California Room - 5th Floor