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Cool Crafts With The San Jose Children's Discovery Museum

Join us this summer for a special crafty collaboration with our partners at the Children's Discovery Museum. To immediately follow many of our weekly...

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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Reading To Children

Our trained volunteer reads to children in the Children’s Area! Children enjoy one-on-one interaction with the reader, and they can choose the stories they...

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Children's Area

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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:...

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room

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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...

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Educational Park 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,...

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 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...

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 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...

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Community Room

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FREE Summer Lunch Program

Youth 17 years and younger are invited to join the Alum Rock Branch for the FREE Summer Lunch Program. This program provides a free healthy meal to any child...

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Community Room

Free Summer Lunch Program at San Jose Public Library

FREE Summer Lunch Program

Youth ages 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...

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Community Room

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Reading To Children With Cindy

Our volunteer will read a book to your child, kid's choice!  Additionally, Cindy will also be available for kids who want to practice their reading.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Childrens' Area

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Math Review For 4th And 5th Graders

Students in the 4th and 5th grade will receive a review of key math skills according to Common Core Standards.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Berryessa Branch Library, Community Room

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Fun With Math

If you child is struggling with math or you are simply looking for meaningful activity for him to engage throughout the summer, this program is the answer....

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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Free Summer Lunch Program

Join us at the Tully Library for a free summer meals program.  Sponsored by the YMCA the program provides healthy lunches for children 17 and under....

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Tully Community 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.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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Little Finches At Work

This robotics program for children is designed to help participants become active STEM learners.   Participants will work in small groups...

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Community Room

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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....

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Community Room

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Read Write Discover

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

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Educational Park 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,...

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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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...

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Community Room

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EV3 Robotics and A.I. Summer Camp: Session 2

Join Anwesha for a fun time using Lego EV3 Robotics and learning about Artificial Intelligence! This summer camp runs for 2 weeks. Please bring a laptop or an...

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Cambrian Branch Library, Community Room 1st floor

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Mad Science: Kitchen Chemistry

Create chemical reactions in the kitchen! Students will be introduced to the virtual laboratory we call a kitchen in a novel and practical application of...

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Rose Garden Branch Library

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Game Zone For Tweens ages 8 - 12

Explore a world of gaming with the Virtual Reality (HTC VIVE), Nintendo Switch, and other exciting games! Invite your friends and hangout after school at the...

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library, Community Room

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Children's Discovery Museum - Secret Agent Science

Become a science detective who uncovers clues and follows great leads! Gather all the tools and knowledge needed to lift fingerprints, analyze handwriting,...

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Vineland Branch Library, Community Room

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Reading To Children With Ms. Kit

Join us on Tuesday afternoons at 3:00pm in the Children's Area/ Family Place for stories with our volunteer Ms. Kit. Choose some stories to...

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Almaden 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...

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B