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Music and Movement Family Storytime Program

Sponsored by First Five of Santa Clara County and Catholic Charities this musical, interactive storytime program for kids ages 0-5 is meant to promote parent-...

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room

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Free Afternoon Snacks

Join us at the Joyce Ellington Library for delicious and nutritious snacks! This program is geared towards kids and teens ages 2-17. Free. No registration...

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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Homework Club

Does your child need help with their homework? Our trained volunteer is available in the Study Room to help your child with their reading,...

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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Homework Club

Homework Club provides after school support for children in grades K–8. Local teen and adult volunteers are available to help students with ...

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Willow Glen Branch Library, Community Room

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Homework Club

Need help with your homework? Our team of local teen volunteers will be available to help children in K-8 grades with their homework. Homework Club at the...

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room

Four Kids Enjoying Food

Free Afternoon Snacks

Join us at the Alum Rock Library for delicious and nutritious snacks! This program is geared towards kids and teens ages 2-17. Free. No...

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library

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Earth Day Bingo

Celebrate Earth Day by joining us for Earth Day Bingo. For children ages 5 & up

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Community Room

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Homework Club for Grades K-8

Homework Club provides after school support for children in grades K–8. Dedicated coaches are ready to answer questions and help with all homework...

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, FLC Classroom

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Homework Club

Need help with your homework? Our team of local teen volunteers will be available to help children in K-6 grades with their homework. No registration required...

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Tully Community 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...

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library

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Homework Club

Homework Club provides after school support for children in grades K–8. Dedicated coaches are ready to answer questions and help with all homework...

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library, Quiet Study Room

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Reading Buddies

Aoril 18 will be our final Reading Buddies session. Please check back in the future if we host this program again. Thank you. Children can practice their...

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room

Book cover Earth Day Birthday

Earth Day: Storytime & Craft

Celebrate Earth Day by joining us for a reading of Earth Day, Birthday and by making your own Truffula Tree. Recommended for ages 3 and up.

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

Spoon decorated as a bug with eyes and legs.

STEAM: Spoon Bugs

Make insects such as ants, ladybugs and dragonflies out of plastic spoons and learn about their roles in our ecosystems. Recommended for preschool and primary...

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Vineland Branch Library, Community Room

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Chess For Children Ages 7-10

*THIS PROGRAM IS FULL* This free chess program for children ages 7-10 is for beginners who have some knowledge of the game. Children who register should...

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Reading Buddies

Is your child struggling with reading? Try a reading buddy for your child. Trained volunteers listen to children in K-3rd grade who...

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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Drop-In Homework Tutoring

Homework help for students in grades K-8.

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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Minecraft Club

Have you ever wanted to be in a Minecraft club? Then this club is perfect for you! Meet with Ky to play Minecraft and discuss Minecraft strategies. Best of all...

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:45 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, Community Room

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Reading to Children With Bascom Volunteer Stephanie

Come read stories with our volunteer Stephanie every Thursday night!

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Bascom Children's Area

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Bilingual Family Storytime! / Hora de cuentos bilingüe en familia

Join us for a bilingual (English/Spanish)storytime to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help...

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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Nana Y Yo: Early Learning Readiness Program

We are offering a FREE two day program for 36 weeks. The “Nana Y Yo” Early Learning Readiness (ELR) is a relationship and play based program for informal...

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Community Room

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Nana y Yo: Early Learning Readiness Program

We are offering a FREE two day program for 36 weeks. The “Nana Y Yo” Early Learning Readiness (ELR) is a relationship and play based program for informal...

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock 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, April 19, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Children's Picture Book Area

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Friends Of The Village Square Library Book Sale

Come browse the Friends of the Village Square Branch Library’s Book Sale. Great bargains can be found on gently used books and media. All proceeds support...

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Lobby

Chessboard, dice, and other fun board games

Game Zone Fridays!

Join us every Friday after school to unwind, make new friends and play some fun games at the library. We’ve got board games, video games, arcade...

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room