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Reading to Children With Bascom Volunteer Stephanie

Come read stories with our volunteer Stephanie every Thursday night!

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Bascom Children's Area

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Pajama Storytime

Put on your PJs, grab your teddy bear and join us for an evening filled with bedtime stories and songs. Whole families are invited to this fun event.

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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Bilingual English-Russian Reading To Children

Our trained volunteer will read to your children in English and Russian. Join us every Friday in the picture book area.

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Children's Picture Book Area

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Music and Movement

Move, dance and sing with your toddler/preschooler to a variety of music. Learn different ways to play with bean bags, scarves, parachute and shakers.  ...

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library

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Family Storytime and Stay & Play

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and...

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room

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Stories, Songs, And Stuff

Join Ms. Kathy for stories, songs, and more every Saturday morning at 10:30 AM. Followed by Stay & Play.

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Storytime Area

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Family Storytime and Stay and Play

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and...

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Berryessa Branch Library

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Family Storytime And Stay & Play

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and...

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room

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Music and Movement

Enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well as language ability in your child. These are...

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library

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Music and Movement with Stay & Play / Música y movimiento con...

Move, dance and sing with your toddler/preschooler to a variety of music. Learn different ways to play with bean bags, scarves and rhythm sticks.  After...

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Children's Area

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Reading To Children With Ashley

Bring your children to listen to stories in English or Spanish. Our volunteer, Ashley can also read a book chosen by the children. Free! No registration...

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Children's Area

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Family Storytime and Stay & Play

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and...

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Children's 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, May 4, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

Reading to Children with Samantha

Bring your children to listen to stories and be read to by our trained volunteer, Samantha.  

Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st 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, May 6, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Bilingual CHI/ENG Reading To Children

Bilingual reading to children ages 0-7. English and Chinese. Provided by a trained volunteer.

Monday, May 6, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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Reading To Children

Our trained volunteer reads to children in the Children’s Area! Children enjoy one-on-one interaction with the reader, and they can choose the stories they...

Monday, May 6, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library

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Music & Movement

Enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well as language ability in your child. While younger...

Monday, May 6, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Community Room

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Music And Movement

Enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well as language ability in your child. These are...

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Almaden Branch Library, Children's Picture Book Area

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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...

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Children's Area

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Baby and Toddler Storytime and Stay & Play

Babies and toddlers learn and grow with new experiences. Enhance their brainpower by engaging them with new sights, sounds, movement, and interaction with...

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Vineland Branch Library

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Baby Lapsit Storytime

Babies, 0 to 12 months, and their caregivers are invited to join us for 20 minutes of songs, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and stories. Parents and children...

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Children's Area

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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...

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, Community Room

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Music And Movement

First Tuesday of each month! Enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well as language ability in...

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room

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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...

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room