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Conversation Café - Italian

Learn simple words & phrases in these FREE six-week class series. Fall offerings: French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese and Russian...

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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Reading to Children with Kathy

A trained volunteer Kathy will read to children.

Monday, September 24, 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

Learn simple words & phrases in these FREE six-week class series. Fall offerings: French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese and Russian...

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

 Senator Robert F. Kennedy's presidential campaign memorabilia

Historic Political Campaign: Robert Kennedy's 1968 Presidential...

The California Room presents a special exhibit designed by California Room staff, Ralph Pearce. Revisit Senator Robert F. Kennedy's presidential campaign on...

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Special Collections ~ California Room, 5th Floor

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Homework Club

Volunteers will be available to help children in Grades K-8 with their homework Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Free. No registration required.

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

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LEGO® Fun

You supply the creativity. We supply the LEGO® bricks. Come have some fun and let your imagination run wild! This program is not affiliated, sponsored, or...

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Lawyers In the Library

Lawyers in the Library is held on the 3rd Floor in Room 392 at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library. The program starts at 6:00 PM...

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Room 392, 3rd floor

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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...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

 Senator Robert F. Kennedy's presidential campaign memorabilia

Historic Political Campaign: Robert Kennedy's 1968 Presidential...

The California Room presents a special exhibit designed by California Room staff, Ralph Pearce. Revisit Senator Robert F. Kennedy's presidential campaign on...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Special Collections ~ California Room, 5th Floor

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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...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Homework Club

Volunteers will be available to help children in Grades K-8 with their homework Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Free. No registration required.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

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Banned Books Week: Virtual Speakout

Don't let your story be silenced!  Participate in a Banned Books Virtual Speakout by making a video sharing a story or a challenged book that you think...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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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...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd floor - Room 390

 Senator Robert F. Kennedy's presidential campaign memorabilia

Historic Political Campaign: Robert Kennedy's 1968 Presidential...

The California Room presents a special exhibit designed by California Room staff, Ralph Pearce. Revisit Senator Robert F. Kennedy's presidential campaign on...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Special Collections ~ California Room, 5th Floor

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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...

Wednesday, September 26, 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 - Mandarin

Learn simple words & phrases in these FREE six-week class series. Fall offerings: French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese and Russian...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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Conversation Café - Korean

Learn simple words & phrases in these FREE six-week class series. Fall offerings: French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese and Russian...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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Homework Club

Volunteers will be available to help children in Grades K-8 with their homework Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Free. No registration required.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

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Hispanic Heritage Month Film Screening: Bless Me Ultima

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Enjoy a film screening of Bless Me, Ultima (PG-13).  Based on Rudolfo Anaya's bestselling novel, this turbulent...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Room 255, 2nd Floor

C5KC - Coding 5K Challenge - orange logo

Google CS First: Game Design for 8-12 year olds

CLASS IS FULL. This is an 8 Week Series for Ages 8-12. In Game Design, students learn basic video game coding concepts by making different types of games,...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Room 125, 1st Floor

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Social Media For Your Business Bootcamp

Come learn about resources that will help manage your marketing strategy - and how to post automatically when you’re busy. Also learn how to keep...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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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...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

 Senator Robert F. Kennedy's presidential campaign memorabilia

Historic Political Campaign: Robert Kennedy's 1968 Presidential...

The California Room presents a special exhibit designed by California Room staff, Ralph Pearce. Revisit Senator Robert F. Kennedy's presidential campaign on...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Special Collections ~ California Room, 5th Floor

Art docent 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, September 27, 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, September 27, 2018 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor