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The Asahi Nine: Japanese American Baseball In San José

By the 1920s, Japanese baseball leagues stretched across the west coast from Seattle to Los Angeles. More than just a game, baseball provided a bridge between...

Friday, September 27, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 5th Floor Special Collections Area - California Room

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Friday Fun Movie: Chicken Little

Families, come & enjoy a movie, popcorn & lemonade!  In this fun film, Chicken Little, can't get anyone to believe in his warning about an...

Friday, September 27, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

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Reading Buddies With Clara (Spanish or English)

Kids in grades K-4 practice their reading skills with trained volunteers. Volunteers listen to children in grades K-4 who want to practice their reading...

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st floor

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Friends Of The Dr. King Library Book Sale

WHEN? Usually the last weekend of every month Saturdays– 10 am to 5 pm, $1.50 hard covers, $1.00 soft covers Sundays – 1 pm to 5 pm, $7 a bag day...

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Patio

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Emotional Intelligence For Life and Business

The Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center brings you Vx5 Emotional Intelligence, A Course in Systemic Transformational Leadership for Life and Business. This...

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Conversation Café - Portuguese

September/October offerings: Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese Learn simple words & simple phrases...

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 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, September 28, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, 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, September 28, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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, September 28, 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. September/October offerings: Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian...

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

Baseball jersey, glove and ball with photos of Japanese American Baseball players

The Asahi Nine: Japanese American Baseball In San José

By the 1920s, Japanese baseball leagues stretched across the west coast from Seattle to Los Angeles. More than just a game, baseball provided a bridge between...

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 5th Floor Special Collections Area - California Room

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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, September 28, 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, September 28, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd floor - Room 390

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Conversation Café - Vietnamese

Learn simple words & phrases in these FREE six-week class series. September/October offerings: Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian...

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd floor, Room 392

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CoderBunnyz Coding Workshop

Learn coding fundamentals with the CoderBunnyz board game! This program is for children, ages 4-11, who have little or no experience with coding. Seating...

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Friends Of The Dr. King Library Book Sale

WHEN? Usually the last weekend of every month Saturdays– 10 am to 5 pm, $1.50 hard covers, $1.00 soft covers Sundays – 1 pm to 5 pm, $7 a bag day (...

Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Patio

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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, September 30, 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 - Italian

Learn simple words & phrases in these FREE six-week class series. September/October offerings: Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian...

Monday, September 30, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

Baseball jersey, glove and ball with photos of Japanese American Baseball players

The Asahi Nine: Japanese American Baseball In San José

By the 1920s, Japanese baseball leagues stretched across the west coast from Seattle to Los Angeles. More than just a game, baseball provided a bridge between...

Monday, September 30, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 5th Floor Special Collections Area - California Room

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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 30, 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, September 30, 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 in the...

Monday, September 30, 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, October 1, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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Marketing Yourself To Employers

At this program, attendees will learn how to market themselves to employers, including how to identify key skills, create an elevator pitch, and use PAR...

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Infant/Toddler Storytime

Infant/Toddler Storytime invites children and their caregivers to wiggle, rhyme, and sing with diverse books, songs, and fingerplays that encourage language,...

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