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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,...

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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Music And Movement

Enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well as language ability in your child. These are...

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 3:15 PM to 4:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Children's Area

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Paint & Play! Process Arts For Young Children

This program is designed especially for young children age 1-5. Bring your child to have fun and get messy with paint.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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Drawing & More—Summer Arts

Drawing & More Summer Arts Classes for Children & Teens, 7-17 JULY 10 - Pastels, continued JULY 17 - Portraits & Charcoal July 24 - More on...

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Community Room

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Reading To Children

Join Ms Leena, our trained volunteer, as she reads to children in the Children's Area. Children can choose the stories they wish to hear, or our...

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Vineland Branch Library, Children's Area

Little Boy Blowing Bubbles

Bubble Science

Have fun with bubbles in this hands-on bubble science activity. Learn about making your own bubble solution and vote for the best bubble recipe.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room

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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. Limited to children ages 7-11.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library

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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...

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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Summer Chess Camp for Kids

Children ages 8-11 who already know how to play chess but want to improve their chess-playing skills are invited to the West Valley Branch Library's Summer...

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Math Tutoring (K-8th grades)

Teen volunteers will provide homework help and assistance to problems you do not know. Tutoring for students in K-8th grades.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library

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Reading To Children With Lee

Join our volunteer Lee for some wonderful stories in a small group setting. You can even select the book you'd like her to read!

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, Children's Area, 2nd floor

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theCodeMatrix

REGISTRATION IS FULL. theCodeMatrix is a student-run program that aims to introduce 5th - 8th grades students to explore computer programming and its...

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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Game Zone For Kids

Join us at the library to unwind, make new friends and play some fun games! This free program is designed for children ages 5+ and their families.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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Bilingual Family Storytime! / Hora de cuentos bilingüe en familia

Family Storytime is designed to accommodate a mix of ages and invites the entire family to participate in early literacy activities such as stories, songs,...

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Children's Area

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Family Storytime

Family Storytime is designed to accommodate a mix of ages and invites the entire family to participate in early literacy activities such as stories, songs,...

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Children's Area

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Family Storytime

Family Storytime is designed to accommodate a mix of ages and invites the entire family to participate in early literacy activities such as stories, songs,...

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Children's Storytime Area

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Family Storytime

Family Storytime is designed to accommodate a mix of ages and invites the entire family to participate in early literacy activities such as stories, songs,...

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 5:30 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library

Little Boy Blowing Bubbles

Bubble Science

Have fun with bubbles in this hands-on bubble science activity. Learn about making your own bubble solution and vote for the best bubble recipe.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Alviso Branch Library, Community Room

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MakerSpaceShip @ Viva Parks Neighborhood

Viva Parks is a series of free public events focused on providing health and wellness resources, physical activities, and community engagement. They do this by...

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Roosevelt Park
901 E. Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA 95116

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Infant/Toddler Storytime

Infant/Toddler Storytime invites children and their caregivers to wiggle, rhyme, and sing with diverse books, songs, and fingerplays that encourage language,...

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Cambrian Branch Library, Community Room

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime invites children to experience new concepts and expand their vocabulary through stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and movement...

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Hillview Branch Library, Children's Storytime Area

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Infant/Toddler Storytime

Infant/Toddler Storytime invites children and their caregivers to wiggle, rhyme, and sing with diverse books, songs, and fingerplays that encourage language,...

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Children's Area

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime invites children to experience new concepts and expand their vocabulary through stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and movement...

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Willow Glen Branch Library, Community Room

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Inclusive Storytime And Stay and Play

A storytime for children from 3-8, including children with special needs.  Afterwards, parents can chat as their children play with our stay and play toys...

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime invites children to experience new concepts and expand their vocabulary through stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and movement...

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Alviso Branch Library, Community Room