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Reading To Children With Suhani

Our trained volunteer, Suhani, will be reading to children of all ages in the children's room. Come and enjoy some wonderful stories! 

Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, King Library, Children's Room, 1st floor

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

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Mad Science: Space Travel

For Kids Grades K-6. Limit: 30. These are the voyages of young inquiring minds on a quest to discover Space! Discover technology designed for outer space!...

Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

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Coding Summer Camps

Students ages 11-13 are invited to take part in a FREE, all-day STEAM-based coding camp to explore concepts in Coding, Science, Technology,...

Monday, August 5, 2019 - 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Design & Marketing Advice

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

Monday, August 5, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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

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Knitting & Crocheting For All Levels

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

Monday, August 5, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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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...

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

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Coding Summer Camps

Students ages 11-13 are invited to take part in a FREE, all-day STEAM-based coding camp to explore concepts in Coding, Science, Technology,...

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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

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Reading To Children With Treasure

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

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

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...

Tuesday, August 6, 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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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, August 6, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd floor - Room 390

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Coding Summer Camps

Students ages 11-13 are invited to take part in a FREE, all-day STEAM-based coding camp to explore concepts in Coding, Science, Technology,...

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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

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...

Wednesday, August 7, 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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Employers Benefit From A Registered Apprenticeship Program

Come learn how Registered Apprenticeship programs help businesses develop highly skilled employees, reduce turnover rates. and  increase productivity....

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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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, August 7, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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Coding Summer Camps

Students ages 11-13 are invited to take part in a FREE, all-day STEAM-based coding camp to explore concepts in Coding, Science, Technology,...

Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, TeenHQ, Mezzanine

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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, August 8, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 3rd Floor, Room 390

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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, August 8, 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, August 8, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor