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Reading Buddies

Kids in grades K-3 practice their reading skills with teen volunteers. Trained teen volunteers listen to children in Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade who...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
East San José Carnegie 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...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Children's Area

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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 23, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st floor

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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, February 23, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Berryessa Branch Library

Colorful Lego Blocks

LEGO® Fun

Come with your creativity and imagination!  Children may want to build using our LEGO® materials.*  We also have large DUPLO® blocks and...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Bascom Children's Area

Logo entitled "Read Across America" includes picture of "Cat in the Hat" raising his hat & taking a bow.

Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Party (Read Across America)

You will be in good company celebrating Dr. Seuss’ Birthday at your library. Everyone across the country is doing it! Party and read Dr. Seuss with your...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Berryessa Branch Library, Community Room

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Family Storytime And Stay & Play

Join us at the library for a fun-filled storytime for the whole family. Songs, stories, and fingerplays to make your day. Storytime will be followed by a half...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room

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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, February 23, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Children's Area

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LEGO Builders / Constructores de LEGO

Join Lego Builders where children have the opportunity to expand their creativity and imagination through the power of play, all while developing critical...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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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, February 23, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

Logo entitled "Read Across America" includes picture of "Cat in the Hat" raising his hat & taking a bow.

Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Party (Read Across America)

You will be in good company celebrating Dr. Seuss’ Birthday at your library. Everyone across the country is doing it! Party and read Dr. Seuss with your...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Community Room

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Maker[Space]Ship: Eastridge Center

The San Jose Public Library is excited to bring the Maker[Space]Ship to Eastridge Center. The Maker[Space]Ship is a mobile workshop where children,...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Eastridge Center: Outside Entrance C by 24 HR. Fitness
2200 Eastridge Loop , San Jose , CA 95122

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Wee Explore Outdoors

Come visit the outdoor playspace and enjoy a variety of activities that provide learning opportunities for young children and their caregivers. The outdoor...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room Patio

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Oral Health Education by The Health Trust

According to the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, more children miss school because of dental pain than any other reason. An oral health educator...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, FLC Classroom

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Chinese Culture And Arts Classes

NOTE: Chinese Culture Class is cancelled on January 26th, February 23rd, and March 23rd. On February 16th, Chinese Culture and Arts Class will begin at 1:...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Community Room

Cover of book Unplugged by Steve Antony, black and white image of smiling animated computer holding an unplugged cord under the cursive unplugged.

Unplugged Storytime & Craft

Have you been cooped up inside?  Been on your computer, phone, or tablet for the majority of your free time? Unplug at the library! Join us for Storytime...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library

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Mad Science: Up, Up & Away

Up, Up & Away introduces the principles of air pressure with variety of experiments. Children will see the creation of hot air balloon, watch the Mad...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library

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Reading Buddies

Kids in grades K-3 practice their reading skills with teen volunteers. Trained teen volunteers listen to children in Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade who...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Alviso Branch Library, Community Room

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Coding Fun For Kids

Join us for an hour-long fun and engaging introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics of...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Teen 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, February 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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LEGO® Fun

You supply the creativity. We supply the LEGO® blocks of all sizes. Come have some fun and let your imagination run wild! This program is not affiliated,...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room

Reading Buddies

Kids in grades K-3 practice their reading skills with teen volunteers. Trained teen volunteers listen to children in Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade who...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, Children's Area

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Reading Buddies

Trained teen volunteers listen to children in Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade who want to practice their reading skills. Teens will ask...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Children's Area

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Coding For Kids

Students grades 3-7 are invited to learn Scratch, a programming language that makes it easy and fun to create interactive stories, games and animations and...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, Community Room

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Family Math And Engineering Presented by (presentado por) The Tech...

Free bilingual classes in English and Spanish for families! Class #4: Pattern Play: Logic, Classification, and Patterns - Families play with patterns and...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room