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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, July 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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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, July 20, 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, July 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Children's Area

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Brush Bots

Come explore and apply Newton’s Laws of Motion by learning how to create a simple moving robot in this fun STEAM activity.

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library

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Graphic Novel Making Workshop With Oliver Chin

Experienced local graphic novelist Oliver Chin presents Kids in Comic Workshop in partnership with San Jose Public Library's Graphic Novel Contest....

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library

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Buki The Clown

Buki the Clown inspires such joyful reactions and belly laughs in children in her silly, "Slapstick Magical Comedy Show", appropriate for children 3 years...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Community Room

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Read, Write, Discover

Is your child struggling with reading or writing? RWD targets students who are struggling or whose family face language barriers in their communities. High...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library

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Read Away Your Fines

Every Saturday children 17 and under can read away their fines! Simply check in at the Information Desk, pick out your favorite book or magazine, and read...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Berryessa Branch Library, Study Room B

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Chess Club

Learn how to play chess.

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library

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Club Constellation -- An Astronomy Club For Everyone

Want to learn about the planets, stars and other interesting aspects of our amazing amazing universe? Then come be a part of the Edenvale ...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room

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Magical Moonshine Theatre: Gunnywolf

Little Rabbit goes into the forest to pick flowers even after her mother tells her not to. There she meets the Gunnywolf who wants her to sing him to sleep....

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Alviso Branch Library

Little Finch Robot

Little Finches At Work Robotics: Beginners To Advanced

Note: Class is full. This robotics program for children is designed to help participants become an active STEM learner.   Participants will work in...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room

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Read Write Discover

Read, Write, Discover is a summer program where 1st-8th grade students are tutored in reading, reading comprehension, and writing. This program helps students...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Community Room

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Chess Club

Join our Chess Club! Play and learn chess basics and tactics. Boards and pieces are provided.

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Children's Area

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Game Zone! Board Games For Kids

Children and families are invited to join us every Saturday from 4:00-5:50 to play fun board games. Bring your friends or come and make new ones!

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Reading Buddies

Our teen volunteers read to children in preschool thru 3rd grades in our Children's Area. 

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Children's Area

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Buki The Clown

Buki the Clown inspires such joyful reactions and belly laughs in children in her silly, "Slapstick Magical Comedy Show", appropriate for children 3 years...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room

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Appnovators

Class Full. Appnovators is an 8-week series that will fast track its students into developing cool android mobile applications. The primary programming...

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Calabazas Branch Library, Community Room

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Guitar Basics And Music Principles

Children will learn how to tune guitar, introduce to music notation, and staff lines. First come first serve. Limited to 12 slots....

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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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, July 22, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Free Summer Food Program

Educational Park Branch Library will host a free summer food program from June 10 to August 9, 2019 for children and teens ages 2-18, Monday through...

Monday, July 22, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room

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Free Summer Food Program For Kids And Families

Edenvale Library is offering free summer meals to local youth and their families, weekdays June 10th through August 9th. Meal service will be held: MONDAYS 1:...

Monday, July 22, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room

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Summer Skillz Academic Coaching For Kids

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

Monday, July 22, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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FREE Summer Lunch Program

Youth 17 years and younger are invited to join us for the FREE Summer Lunch Program to obtain a nutritious meal this Summer at the library Monday through...

Monday, July 22, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room

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Free Summer Food Program

Joyce Ellington Branch Library will host a free summer food program from June 10 to August 9, 2019 for children and teens ages 2-18, Monday...

Monday, July 22, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Community Room