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

World Read Aloud Day

Friday, February 1 is World Read Aloud Day. World Read Aloud Day calls global attention to the importance of reading aloud and sharing stories. World Read...

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

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Teen Entrepreneurs Club

The Teen Entrepreneurs Club at the MLK Library aims to engage, expose, and inspire middle and high school students to pursue entrepreneurship. Each Saturday...

Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ - Mezzanine & SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Design & Marketing Advice

Come get advice and help from an individual with over 25 years of design experience to help brand and shape your business’s image. Advice ranges from help...

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor - SJPL Works

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Coffee with Business Advisers

Come and meet with expert business advisers with real world experience who help local businesses. These sit downs will cover many different industries and vary...

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor - SJPL Works

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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 4, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st 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 5, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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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 5, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

Lunar New Year: Storytime & Craft

It's time to celebrate the Lunar New Year! Join us for a story, crafts and fun as we welcome the Year of the Pig!. Make a pig lantern to decorate and take...

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st 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, February 6, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Sales Strategies: Introduction to Selling

This workshop is geared towards everyone who wants to be better at selling! With any skill, the more you practice, the better you can get. During this workshop...

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

Flag of the United States of America Flying at an upward slant to the right

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

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

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Careers in Manufacturing

Do you like to make things? Are you interested in exploring a career in the local manufacturing sector? Average manufacturing wages in Santa Clara County are $...

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

Skeins of yarn in turquoise blue, light blue, pink, white and yellow, with the largest skein ( in hot pink) having two knitting needles going through and at a right diagonal with pointed ends outward.

Knitting for All Levels

Bring your wools, your acrylics and your knitting needles*. Learn to make hats, scarves, socks, blankets, maybe even a sweater.  You can do it!!!!!! *...

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 392

3D Valentine's Day Card for Children

Come prepare for Valentine’s Day by creating a 3D heart card to keep or gift to others. Children aged 5 and up are welcome to participate.

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

Cover of book My Heart is Like a Zoo by Michael Hall, which features a lion made of hearts turned different ways to make the face.

Valentine's Day Storytime & Craft

Toddlers and children ages 2 to 5 are welcome to join us in making their own animal Valentine’s Day card by gluing and layering heart shapes together.

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

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

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Silicon Valley Reads: Film Screening: Little White Lies

What defines our identity, our family of origin or the family that raises us? How do we come to terms with the sins and mistakes of our parents? Little White...

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 2nd Floor, Room 225

Four teens working together at table

Teen Entrepreneurs Club

The Teen Entrepreneurs Club at the MLK Library aims to engage, expose, and inspire middle and high school students to pursue entrepreneurship. Each Saturday...

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ - Mezzanine & SJPL Works - Third Floor

LEGO® bricks

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 11, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

Flag of the United States of America Flying at an upward slant to the right

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

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