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Puppet Show With Happy Hollow Park And Zoo

Learn about the brilliance of puppetry while watching a special performance from the puppeteers at the Happy Hollow Puppet Castle Theater. Children will also...

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library

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Moana Hour Of Code

Want to dip your feet into the world of coding? Can’t commit to a long series? Come to one or all 4 of our hour of Code events with Leila, and begin to build...

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Children's Computers

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LEGO® Fun / Diversión con LEGO®

Come join our LEGO® Fun program where your child will have the opportunity to expand their creativity, and develop critical skills through the power of play...

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Children's Area

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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, March 28, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, FLC Classroom

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Read Away Your Fines

Anyone 17 years of age or younger can read away their late fines in our Group Study Room. Every 15 minutes of reading will waive $5 off the child’s...

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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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. No registration required...

Thursday, March 28, 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, March 28, 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, March 28, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library, Quiet Study Room

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STEM For Kids

Join us for hands-on fun! This family-oriented program is designed for children and their caregivers to explore and create together. We will read a story and...

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Children's Area

Butterfly craft

Butterfly Craft

Kids, join us to make a special watercolor butterfly. Create a unique design of your own for your butterfly. For ages 3 and up.

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Vineland Branch Library, Community Room

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STEM for Kids: Egg Drop Challenge

How do you drop an egg without it braking? Let's find out! We will be entering this challenge and using all kinds of available materials to protect the egg...

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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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, March 28, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

Village Square Chess Club

Village Square Chess Club

Learn to play chess at the Village Square Library! Beginners and intermediate level. Walk -ins are welcome! Club meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday...

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 5:15 PM to 6:30 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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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, March 28, 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, March 28, 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, March 28, 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, March 28, 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, March 28, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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Nana Y Yo: Early Learning Readiness Program

NO PROGRAM THE WEEK OF 02/18/2019. Program will resume on 02/27/19. We are offering a FREE two day program for 36 weeks. The “Nana Y Yo” Early Learning...

Friday, March 29, 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, March 29, 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, March 29, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Children's Picture Book Area

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Drop-In Homework Tutoring

Does your child need help with their homework? Our trained volunteers are available in the children's area to help your child with their reading, writing and...

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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, March 29, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room

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Free Afternoon Snacks

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

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Educational Park 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...

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library