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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, April 20, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Children's 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, April 20, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Berryessa Branch Library

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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, April 20, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Bascom Children's Area

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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.

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Berryessa Branch Library

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ESL Fun for Kids! / Clase de inglés para niños

Let's learn English together! Our experienced instructor Rick will introduce English vocabulary and grammar through interactive games, songs, and instruction....

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Community Room

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Legato Lingua: Spanish for Kids

Children ages 7-13 are invited to register for this 7-week course in basic Spanish. Through fun games and instruction, children will learn the...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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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, April 20, 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, April 20, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Children's Area

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David Rocha Jazz Trio

The "Children's Educational Jazz Show" is an introduction to jazz music, geared to elementary and middle school children.  Some of the main points...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Community Room

Reading Buddies

Children enjoy one-on-one interaction with teens, who create a positive reading experience for beginning readers. Our trained teen Reading Buddy volunteers...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Evergreen 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, April 20, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

Book cover Earth Day Birthday

Earth Day 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.

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library

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.

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room

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Chess Tournament For Kids

Children ages 7-12 are invited to register for a fun chess tournament at the West Valley Branch Library. This is an unofficial and informal...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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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, April 20, 2019 - 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Children's Area

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Family Movie Matinee!

Greet old friends and make new ones as you join us for a screening of a fun, family-friendly movie. It's a perfect way to spend an afternoon at your...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room

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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, April 20, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Community Room

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Catch-A-Beat!

Music and dance educator Tina Rogers presents an energetic movement program that incorporates a variety of music and dance styles. Feel the rhythm and get...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Community Room

Book cover Earth Day Birthday

Earth Day Storytime & Craft

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

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library

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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...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Community Room

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Coding And Robotics With Cozmo

Have your kids learn about coding and robotics with Cozmo, a fun little robot that has its own personality and fun activities. For ages 7 and up. This event...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, Community Room

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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, April 20, 2019 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Alviso Branch Library, Community 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, April 20, 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, April 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room

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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, April 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, Children's Area