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Teens Reach

Have you every wanted a say in the library?  A chance to tell the librarians what to do?  How about a way to earn volunteer hours, make a difference...

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Conversation Café - French

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

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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Silicon Valley Reads: Film Screening: Finding Samuel Lowe

An Afro-Chinese-Jamaican Harlem family seeks their Chinese grandfather who was forever separated from their mother -- his 3-year-old half-Chinese, half-...

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Second Floor Rm 255

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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, March 7, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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, March 7, 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, March 7, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Creating A Strong Resume

Drop-in to this workshop and receive help with creating a high-quality résumé, A Career Librarian will show you how to revise your resume to highlight your...

Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Safeway Apply-A-Thon

Are you interested in working at Safeway and need help applying online? Downtown Streets Team Staff will be available to help you through the online job...

Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Conversation Café - Spanish

FREE - Beginning, Basic Conversational Language Learning March/April offerings: Arabic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese,...

Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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Music In The Library

Relax and unwind as the guitar music of singer/songwriter Esther Young entertains and soothes you.  

Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Near the Art Tables

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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 8, 2019 - 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd floor - Room 390

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Spring Craft

 Come make a bunny or a chick in a basket to celebrate the coming of Spring!

Friday, March 8, 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 9, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

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FREE Tax Assistance From Tax-Aid

FREE Help in Preparing Your Tax Return For those with: Incomes under $55,000 Please bring: Social Security Card or ITIN for each family member W...

Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 1st Floor, Room 125

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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 9, 2019 - 11:00 AM to Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 12:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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Reading To Children With Our Reader: Faith

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

Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st floor

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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 9, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Reading To Children With Venus

Bring your kids to our library to enjoy one-on-one interaction with our reader, Venus. Our Reading to Children program is a wonderful way to help kids develop...

Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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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 9, 2019 - 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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Reading to Children with Manju

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

Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 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, March 9, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd floor - Room 390

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Smash Bros. Tournament

Battle your way to the top by facing other teens in Smash Bros. for the Wii U! There will be snacks, drinks, and prizes! Free. No registration required.

Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Reading To Children With Halak

Bring your kids to our library to enjoy one-on-one interaction with our reader, Halak. Children have the option to choose the stories they'd like to hear or...

Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Conversation Café - Italian

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

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 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

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

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