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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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd floor - Room 390

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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 25, 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 25, 2019 - 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. March/April offerings: Arabic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, ...

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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Conversation Café - Russian

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

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 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.

Monday, March 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, March 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, March 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, March 26, 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, March 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, March 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, March 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, March 27, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Conversation Café - Korean

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

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

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Conversation Cafe - Arabic

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

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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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 27, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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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, March 27, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 7:30 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, March 28, 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 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, March 28, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor