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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 and their families.

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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LEGO® Fun For Young Children

You supply the creativity. We supply the LEGO® bricks. Come have some fun and let your imagination run wild! This program is specifically intended for younger...

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Story Time Room

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Junior Astronomy Club

Have you ever wanted to learn about the amazing universe that you live in? Then come to Cambrian Branch Library’s Junior Astronomy Club! ...

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library

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Family Movie Fun: A Bug's Life

Come enjoy popcorn and the movie, A Bug's Life. In this film a bumbling ant recruits a band of insect circus performers to save his colony from an army...

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Exploration Room, Mezzanine

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Tony Borders Puppet Show: Imagination Vacation!

Set sail on the 7 seas with Tony and his crew of kooky puppets as they search for a magical treasure chest!  The treasure map leads them straight to...

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room

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Learn a Language! Beginning Spanish Language Classes for Kids

This free Spanish language program is a 6-week course in which students will receive an exposure to basic Spanish. Through fun games and academic instruction,...

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Alviso Branch Library, Community Room

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Friday Fun: Cupcake Liners Floral Wreath

Create beautiful floral wreaths using cupcake liners and other supplies.    

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library

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Upcycle Craft

Let’s continue in the spirit of Earth Day and turn trash into treasure! During this program we will ‘upcycle’, turning an item that would otherwise...

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, In front of library, weather permitting.

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Java Programming With Kidz Kode

Due to volunteers' unavailability, we must cancel class on April 12 to make a 5-week series.  Registration is full. We will contact you if wait listed....

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Calabazas Branch Library, Group Study Room

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Game Zone!: Board Game Fun

Kids, join us for fun board games each week! Bring your friends or come and make new ones.

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:30 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library

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Intermediate Mandarin Language & Culture Class

An intermediate level class offered in Simplified Mandarin Chinese. It is suggested that students bring a binder/notebook and pencil or pen...

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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LEGO® Builders

Put your creativity and imagination to work while you build using LEGO® bricks. DUPLO® bricks are available for younger kids to manipulate safely....

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM
Alviso Branch Library, Children Area

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Read Away Your Fines

Note: June 29's event will be in our Children's Picture Book Area. Anyone under 18 years old can read away their late fines in our Group Study Room...

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Calabazas Branch Library, Group Study Room

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Family Storytime + Stay & Play

Enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and reading. Sharing the wonders of books...

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Evergreen Branch Library, Children's Area

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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 27, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room

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Stories, Songs, And Stuff

Join Ms. Kathy for stories, songs, and more every Saturday morning at 10:30 AM. Followed by Stay & Play.

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Storytime Area

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Homework Club - Club de tareas

Our homework club provides after school support for students in grades K–8. Dedicated homework coaches are ready to answer questions and help with homework in...

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, FLC Classroom

El Dia de las ninos ; Day of the young child

EL DIA ! 1000 BOOKS Before Kindergarten Dance Party

Join us at 10:30 for a 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Dance Party!  Impromptu!  Have Fun!  Infants, Toddlers, Preschoolers especially! You...

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Community Room

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Vietnamese-English Reading to Children

Join us for a special monthly reading to children program in both English and Vietnamese!  Parents and children are invited to stay and get...

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 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...

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Santa Teresa 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Bascom Children's Area

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Bri Crabtree’s Silly Circus Show

Join Bri Crabtree on her silly fusion of real-life circus antics. Inspired by the circus, vaudeville, and silliness, the show elicits non-stop giggles...

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room

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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 27, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Community Room