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Reading To Children With Kathy

Join Ms. Kathy for a group Reading to Children program with stories, songs and more!

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 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.

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 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, February 25, 2019 - 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.   Lawyers will be on...

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Room 392, 3rd floor

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Citizenship for Seniors Taught in Vietnamese

Students: Senior, Vietnamese ESL speakers Study: U.S. History & Civics Practice: Questions commonly asked on the application and citizenship...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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Oral Health Education by The Health Trust

According to the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, more children miss school because of dental pain than any other reason. An oral health educator...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st 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, February 26, 2019 - 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, February 26, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, 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, February 26, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd floor - Room 390

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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, February 27, 2019 - 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.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

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Authentic Leadership

Five generations are in the workforce today. Managing and leading a multigenerational workforce is challenging. Leadership styles come and go. What stays...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Citizenship for Seniors Taught in Vietnamese

Students: Senior, Vietnamese ESL speakers Study: U.S. History & Civics Practice: Questions commonly asked on the application and citizenship...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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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, February 28, 2019 - 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, February 28, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Drop-In Resume Review

Drop-in and have your resume reviewed so that you land that next big interview. Bring a printed copy of your resume and the job description you are applying...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor - SJPL Works

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Where Are The Jobs?

This workshop will provide job seekers the basics of how to effectively use Labor Market Information (LMI) as an essential tool to make informed, accurate...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third 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...

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd floor - Room 390

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Veterans of Life: Write in the Library

FREE! Open to all veterans, veterans of life, and veteran family members of any age, any military background, SJSU students and non-students....

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Room 390, 3rd Floor

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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, March 1, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Popsicle Stick Bookmarks

These adorable animal craft popsicle sticks make charming bookmarks for any avid reader.

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

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Conversation Café - Polish

March/April offerings: Arabic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish Learn simple words & simple phrases...

Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

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Conversation Café - Portuguese

March/April offerings: Arabic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin,Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish Learn simple words & simple phrases in...

Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 11:00 AM to Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 12:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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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...

Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Conversation Café - Japanese

Learn simple words & phrases in these FREE six-week class series. March/April offerings: Arabic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, ...

Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390