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Halloween Art Contest & Scavenger Hunt | SJPL | Online

San Jose Public Library Online 150 East San Fernando Street, San Jose

Get your creative juices flowing and join us for a Halloween art contest and scavenger hunt! Simply find or make something inspired by one of the following prompts. If you'd like, you can share your creation on social media using the hash tags #SJPL & #teensreach or tag us @sanjoselibrary @bascomteensreach @rgteensreach @wgteensreach For a chance … Continue reading "Halloween Art Contest & Scavenger Hunt | SJPL | Online"

Free

Teen Empowerment Self-Defense Workshop | Palo Alto Lib | Online

Palo Alto Library (Online) 1213 Newell Rd., Palo Alto

This two-hour workshop by IMPACT Bay Area focuses on preventing stranger and peer violence while empowering students to understand, respect, and defend their own boundaries. Students have the opportunity to practice verbal boundary setting with strangers as well as people they know. Students learn to honor their own intuition, set and defend their boundaries, and … Continue reading "Teen Empowerment Self-Defense Workshop | Palo Alto Lib | Online"

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Halloween Flashlight Tours | Winchester Mystery House

Winchester Mystery House 525 S Winchester Blvd,, San Jose

The Hallowe’en Flashlight Tour is a self-guided evening tour that allows brave guests to explore the dark halls of the mansion while hearing unnerving stories of the home’s haunted history. It is a rare chance to glimpse one of the world’s most alleged haunted mansions at night…all alone! Explore the dark hallways of the world’s … Continue reading "Halloween Flashlight Tours | Winchester Mystery House"

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Halloween Art Contest & Scavenger Hunt | SJPL | Online

San Jose Public Library Online 150 East San Fernando Street, San Jose

Get your creative juices flowing and join us for a Halloween art contest and scavenger hunt! Simply find or make something inspired by one of the following prompts. If you'd like, you can share your creation on social media using the hash tags #SJPL & #teensreach or tag us @sanjoselibrary @bascomteensreach @rgteensreach @wgteensreach For a chance … Continue reading "Halloween Art Contest & Scavenger Hunt | SJPL | Online"

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Halloween Art Contest & Scavenger Hunt | SJPL | Online

San Jose Public Library Online 150 East San Fernando Street, San Jose

Get your creative juices flowing and join us for a Halloween art contest and scavenger hunt! Simply find or make something inspired by one of the following prompts. If you'd like, you can share your creation on social media using the hash tags #SJPL & #teensreach or tag us @sanjoselibrary @bascomteensreach @rgteensreach @wgteensreach For a chance … Continue reading "Halloween Art Contest & Scavenger Hunt | SJPL | Online"

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Halloween Art Contest & Scavenger Hunt | SJPL | Online

San Jose Public Library Online 150 East San Fernando Street, San Jose

Get your creative juices flowing and join us for a Halloween art contest and scavenger hunt! Simply find or make something inspired by one of the following prompts. If you'd like, you can share your creation on social media using the hash tags #SJPL & #teensreach or tag us @sanjoselibrary @bascomteensreach @rgteensreach @wgteensreach For a chance … Continue reading "Halloween Art Contest & Scavenger Hunt | SJPL | Online"

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Halloween Pumpkin Bash | SJPL | Online

San Jose Public Library Online 150 East San Fernando Street, San Jose

Join us at the Berryessa Branch for a community Bring Your Own Pumpkin carving bash. Registration is required to get a set of tools, patterns, and an LED tea light: available October 22 for pickup at Berryessa Branch. Limited to 50 families: One registration per household. Then, join us on October 28 at 3 p.m. … Continue reading "Halloween Pumpkin Bash | SJPL | Online"

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Teens Reach Meeting – District 6 | SJPL | Online

San Jose Public Library Online 150 East San Fernando Street, San Jose

Join us for our next District 6 Joint Teens Reach Meeting! If you didn't get the chance to experience this in June, here's what we mean by "District 6": District 6 is one of the 6 council districts in the city of San Jose, and includes Rose Garden, Willow Glen, and Bascom branches. It's Halloween! … Continue reading "Teens Reach Meeting – District 6 | SJPL | Online"

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Halloween Flashlight Tours | Winchester Mystery House

Winchester Mystery House 525 S Winchester Blvd,, San Jose

The Hallowe’en Flashlight Tour is a self-guided evening tour that allows brave guests to explore the dark halls of the mansion while hearing unnerving stories of the home’s haunted history. It is a rare chance to glimpse one of the world’s most alleged haunted mansions at night…all alone! Explore the dark hallways of the world’s … Continue reading "Halloween Flashlight Tours | Winchester Mystery House"

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The Future of College Admission: More Questions, A Range of Answers?

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

The Future of College Admission: More Questions, A Range of Answers? In their 2019 Parent Education session “20 Years in College Admission—What Has Changed? What Hasn’t?” Dr. Angel B. Pérez and Alice Kleeman provided perspective from both sides of the desk on college-admission-related issues. The two discussed a wide-ranging set of admission issues, from student … Continue reading "The Future of College Admission: More Questions, A Range of Answers?"

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Middle Grade Writers Halloween Panel | Online

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Attendees will receive a link to access the live panel on Zoom 24 hours before the event. It's a middle grade creepfest with Allan Woodrow, Kate Alice Marshall, Fleur Bradley, Ellen Oh, Claribel Ortega, and Lorelei Savaryn! There are no tricks here, just treats as the authors share their newest books packed with funny characters … Continue reading "Middle Grade Writers Halloween Panel | Online"

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A Halloween Horror Panel | Books Inc Online

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Joining us for this spine-tingling evening will be Sasha Laurens, author of A Wicked Magic; Kendare Blake, author of Five Dark Fates; Katie Alender, author of The Companion; Kat Ellis, author of Harrow Lake; Kate Alice Marshall, author of Rules for Vanishing; and Justina Ireland, author of Deathless Divide. This special event will be moderated … Continue reading "A Halloween Horror Panel | Books Inc Online"

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Halloween Flashlight Tours | Winchester Mystery House

Winchester Mystery House 525 S Winchester Blvd,, San Jose

The Hallowe’en Flashlight Tour is a self-guided evening tour that allows brave guests to explore the dark halls of the mansion while hearing unnerving stories of the home’s haunted history. It is a rare chance to glimpse one of the world’s most alleged haunted mansions at night…all alone! Explore the dark hallways of the world’s … Continue reading "Halloween Flashlight Tours | Winchester Mystery House"

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Halloween Treat with R.L. Stine | Online

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

R.L. Stine discusses new graphic novel, JUST BEYOND: WELCOME TO BEAST ISLAND, with a panel of middle school students in time for Halloween! Trips to exotic islands can be more exhausting than relaxing sometimes, and on the island of Mala Suerte, they’re a real beast in the newest original graphic novel from horror legend R.L. … Continue reading "Halloween Treat with R.L. Stine | Online"

$19

Teens Hangout | SJPL Online

San Jose Public Library Online 150 East San Fernando Street, San Jose

Hey teens, come hang out with us in a fun and welcoming virtual space. Bring your friends or make new ones while playing online games such as trivia, scattergories, hangman, Kahoot, skribbl.io, virtual escape room, etc. Or you can simply chat about any topics you're interested in - school, hobbies, favorite movie/ book/ song/ game/ … Continue reading "Teens Hangout | SJPL Online"

Free

Halloween Flashlight Tours | Winchester Mystery House

Winchester Mystery House 525 S Winchester Blvd,, San Jose

The Hallowe’en Flashlight Tour is a self-guided evening tour that allows brave guests to explore the dark halls of the mansion while hearing unnerving stories of the home’s haunted history. It is a rare chance to glimpse one of the world’s most alleged haunted mansions at night…all alone! Explore the dark hallways of the world’s … Continue reading "Halloween Flashlight Tours | Winchester Mystery House"

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SAT Proctored Practice Test | Online

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Do you know how well your child will do on the SAT? Take our FREE online proctored practice test and find out! Every two weeks, we run a FREE online SAT proctored SAT practice test to help students and families prep for the SAT exam. Students will receive their score and a breakdown of strengths, … Continue reading "SAT Proctored Practice Test | Online"

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TeenTechSF Fall Workshop Series | Online

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Join TeenTechSF for an amazing, free opportunity for teens to explore the world of STEM through a series of interactive online workshops! Free But Reservations Required Workshops include the following topics and will take place on Saturdays from 2 pm - 3 pm (PDT): September 26: Introduction to Animation October 3: Website Development 2 with … Continue reading "TeenTechSF Fall Workshop Series | Online"

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TeenTechSF Fall Workshop | Palo Alto Lib | Online

Palo Alto Library (Online) 1213 Newell Rd., Palo Alto

Join TeenTechSF for an amazing, free opportunity for teens to explore the world of STEM through a series of interactive online workshops! Workshops include the following topics and will take place on Saturdays from 2 pm - 3 pm (PDT): September 26: Introduction to Animation October 3: Website Development 2 with JavaScript October 10-11: TeenTechSF … Continue reading "TeenTechSF Fall Workshop | Palo Alto Lib | Online"

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Halloween Flashlight Tours | Winchester Mystery House

Winchester Mystery House 525 S Winchester Blvd,, San Jose

The Hallowe’en Flashlight Tour is a self-guided evening tour that allows brave guests to explore the dark halls of the mansion while hearing unnerving stories of the home’s haunted history. It is a rare chance to glimpse one of the world’s most alleged haunted mansions at night…all alone! Explore the dark hallways of the world’s … Continue reading "Halloween Flashlight Tours | Winchester Mystery House"

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Virtual Telescope Viewing | Chabot

Chabot Space & Science Center 10000 Skyline Blvd, Oakland

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot's most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing … Continue reading "Virtual Telescope Viewing | Chabot"

Free

Halloween Flashlight Tours | Winchester Mystery House

Winchester Mystery House 525 S Winchester Blvd,, San Jose

The Hallowe’en Flashlight Tour is a self-guided evening tour that allows brave guests to explore the dark halls of the mansion while hearing unnerving stories of the home’s haunted history. It is a rare chance to glimpse one of the world’s most alleged haunted mansions at night…all alone! Explore the dark hallways of the world’s … Continue reading "Halloween Flashlight Tours | Winchester Mystery House"

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What Makes Bath Bombs the Bomb! | Online

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Learn the science behind making bath bombs while making your own. It's the beauty of STEAM! Learn the science behind making bath bombs while making your own. It’s the beauty of STEAM! This session requires a Science Kit that will be shipped to you prior to class. Cost and shipping is included in the registration … Continue reading "What Makes Bath Bombs the Bomb! | Online"

$25

Teens Reach Meeting – Educational Park | SJPL | Online

San Jose Public Library Online 150 East San Fernando Street, San Jose

Please register to attend, or email melissa.maglio@sjlibrary.org for more information. This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18 meets monthly. Get involved, earn volunteer hours and be a leader in the library. For more information go to www.SJPL.org/teensReach Note: Teen volunteers ages 13 and 14 must attend the weekly Teens Reach meetings to … Continue reading "Teens Reach Meeting – Educational Park | SJPL | Online"

Free

SAT Test Registration – Last Day for December Test Date

Area Wide 4750 Almaden Expressway, Bay Area Wide

Today is the last day to register for the December 5, 2020 test date without incurring late fees. Registration must be done by 8:59 pm Pacific (11:59 Eastern). If you need to take the test and you've missed this deadline you can still register for test as late as November 24, 2020, but you will have … Continue reading "SAT Test Registration – Last Day for December Test Date"

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Teens Hangout | SJPL Online

San Jose Public Library Online 150 East San Fernando Street, San Jose

Hey teens, come hang out with us in a fun and welcoming virtual space. Bring your friends or make new ones while playing online games such as trivia, scattergories, hangman, Kahoot, skribbl.io, virtual escape room, etc. Or you can simply chat about any topics you're interested in - school, hobbies, favorite movie/ book/ song/ game/ … Continue reading "Teens Hangout | SJPL Online"

Free

TeenTechSF Fall Workshop Series | Online

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Join TeenTechSF for an amazing, free opportunity for teens to explore the world of STEM through a series of interactive online workshops! Free But Reservations Required Workshops include the following topics and will take place on Saturdays from 2 pm - 3 pm (PDT): September 26: Introduction to Animation October 3: Website Development 2 with … Continue reading "TeenTechSF Fall Workshop Series | Online"

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TeenTechSF Fall Workshop | Palo Alto Lib | Online

Palo Alto Library (Online) 1213 Newell Rd., Palo Alto

Join TeenTechSF for an amazing, free opportunity for teens to explore the world of STEM through a series of interactive online workshops! Workshops include the following topics and will take place on Saturdays from 2 pm - 3 pm (PDT): September 26: Introduction to Animation October 3: Website Development 2 with JavaScript October 10-11: TeenTechSF … Continue reading "TeenTechSF Fall Workshop | Palo Alto Lib | Online"

Free

Virtual Telescope Viewing | Chabot

Chabot Space & Science Center 10000 Skyline Blvd, Oakland

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot's most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing … Continue reading "Virtual Telescope Viewing | Chabot"

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Virtual College Fair | Online

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

One of a series of virtual college fairs for 2020.  Over 600 schools scheduled to attend.  Pre-registration is requested so that you can share your information with the schools attending. ◼ Oct. 12: 10 am - 6 pm PT ◼ Oct. 18: 9 am - 5 pm PT ◼ Nov 8: 11 am - 7 … Continue reading "Virtual College Fair | Online"

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Teens Reach Meeting – District 5 | SJPL | Online

San Jose Public Library Online 150 East San Fernando Street, San Jose

Fall 2020 District 5 Teens Reach Virtual Meet-Ups (Alum Rock, Hillview, & Mt. Pleasant): Virtual Volunteering Opportunities Programming Created/Designed/Run by Teens SJPL Summer Programs: Summer Learning & Graphic Novel Making Contest Guest Speakers Zoom Games & Activities What do we do? Past Teens Reach activities include: children's craft programs, volunteering at our Summer Learning registration … Continue reading "Teens Reach Meeting – District 5 | SJPL | Online"

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Teach A Librarian To Play Videogames | Palo Alto Lib | Online

Palo Alto Library (Online) 1213 Newell Rd., Palo Alto

Calling all Minecraft players! Have you ever wanted to teach someone how to play Minecraft? Now is your chance! Librarian Camden will be streaming live on the Library's Twitch.tv account on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month at 3:30pm. With zero knowledge of how Minecraft works and absolutely no clue how to get … Continue reading "Teach A Librarian To Play Videogames | Palo Alto Lib | Online"

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Teens Hangout | SJPL Online

San Jose Public Library Online 150 East San Fernando Street, San Jose

Hey teens, come hang out with us in a fun and welcoming virtual space. Bring your friends or make new ones while playing online games such as trivia, scattergories, hangman, Kahoot, skribbl.io, virtual escape room, etc. Or you can simply chat about any topics you're interested in - school, hobbies, favorite movie/ book/ song/ game/ … Continue reading "Teens Hangout | SJPL Online"

Free

SAT Proctored Practice Test | Online

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Do you know how well your child will do on the SAT? Take our FREE online proctored practice test and find out! Every two weeks, we run a FREE online SAT proctored SAT practice test to help students and families prep for the SAT exam. Students will receive their score and a breakdown of strengths, … Continue reading "SAT Proctored Practice Test | Online"

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Stay Woke: A Social Justice Book Club | Palo Alto Lib | Online

Palo Alto Library (Online) 1213 Newell Rd., Palo Alto

Interested in social justice and human rights? Are you looking to gain a greater understanding of the inequalities in the world around you? If so, this book club might be for you! We will read and respectfully discuss books around social justice and politically relevant themes, with the aim of creating community and connection. November … Continue reading "Stay Woke: A Social Justice Book Club | Palo Alto Lib | Online"

Free

TeenTechSF Fall Workshop Series | Online

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Join TeenTechSF for an amazing, free opportunity for teens to explore the world of STEM through a series of interactive online workshops! Free But Reservations Required Workshops include the following topics and will take place on Saturdays from 2 pm - 3 pm (PDT): September 26: Introduction to Animation October 3: Website Development 2 with … Continue reading "TeenTechSF Fall Workshop Series | Online"

Free

TeenTechSF Fall Workshop | Palo Alto Lib | Online

Palo Alto Library (Online) 1213 Newell Rd., Palo Alto

Join TeenTechSF for an amazing, free opportunity for teens to explore the world of STEM through a series of interactive online workshops! Workshops include the following topics and will take place on Saturdays from 2 pm - 3 pm (PDT): September 26: Introduction to Animation October 3: Website Development 2 with JavaScript October 10-11: TeenTechSF … Continue reading "TeenTechSF Fall Workshop | Palo Alto Lib | Online"

Free

Virtual Telescope Viewing | Chabot

Chabot Space & Science Center 10000 Skyline Blvd, Oakland

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot's most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing … Continue reading "Virtual Telescope Viewing | Chabot"

Free

Science Sundays | Seymour Marine Discovery Center Online

Seymour Marine Center - Online 100 Shaffer Rd, Santa Cruz

Sharing Space with Sea Otters with Gena Bentall, Director and Senior Scientist, Sea Otter Savvy Returning to the California coast from the brink of extinction, sea otters are coming home to a coastline fundamentally altered by the expansion of human activity. Research has largely been focused on the acute threats to sea otter population recovery—oil … Continue reading "Science Sundays | Seymour Marine Discovery Center Online"

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Needle, Thread, Paper | RWC Lib Online

Redwood City Library - Online 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City

Learn how simple embroidery techniques can give new life to old photos, postcards, and other mementos. Even beginners can create unique artworks and one-of-a-kind gifts! Suggested age 16+ Sewing supplies will be available for pick-up at the Downtown library on November 14 while supplies last. Recommended materials: Embroidery floss (6-ply, divided into 3 ply lengths) … Continue reading "Needle, Thread, Paper | RWC Lib Online"

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Teens Reach Tully Branch | SJPL | Online

San Jose Public Library Online 150 East San Fernando Street, San Jose

This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18 meets every third Thursday of the month. Get involved, earn volunteer hours and be a leader in the library. For more information go to www.sjpl.org/teensReach For virtual meeting information and how to attend, please email Jenny.Mai@sjlibrary.org for more information. Audience: Teens, ages 12-18 This event … Continue reading "Teens Reach Tully Branch | SJPL | Online"

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3rd Thursday w/Poetry Center San Jose | SJPL | Online

San Jose Public Library Online 150 East San Fernando Street, San Jose

Third Thursdays is a monthly Poetry program in partnership with Poetry Center San Jose. This month - POETRY CENTER SAN JOSE PRESENTS: Featured Poet: (TBD) Open mic to follow. Poetry Center San Jose's mission is to nurture and promote diverse literary expression in our community as a means of exploring, defining, and enriching the human … Continue reading "3rd Thursday w/Poetry Center San Jose | SJPL | Online"

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Teens Hangout | SJPL Online

San Jose Public Library Online 150 East San Fernando Street, San Jose

Hey teens, come hang out with us in a fun and welcoming virtual space. Bring your friends or make new ones while playing online games such as trivia, scattergories, hangman, Kahoot, skribbl.io, virtual escape room, etc. Or you can simply chat about any topics you're interested in - school, hobbies, favorite movie/ book/ song/ game/ … Continue reading "Teens Hangout | SJPL Online"

Free

College Planning 101 on Freshman – Senior Topics

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Join us for a focused, ONLINE, and interactive seminar in English (with Mandarin assistance) on college planning 101 for rising high school Freshmen - Seniors as well as their families! A selection of the following topics are included: college admissions trends and updates, college planning timeline, college and career choice, curricular and extracurricular, standardized test, community service, summer … Continue reading "College Planning 101 on Freshman – Senior Topics"

$15

Virtual Telescope Viewing | Chabot

Chabot Space & Science Center 10000 Skyline Blvd, Oakland

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot's most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing … Continue reading "Virtual Telescope Viewing | Chabot"

Free

Teach A Librarian To Play Videogames | Palo Alto Lib | Online

Palo Alto Library (Online) 1213 Newell Rd., Palo Alto

Calling all Minecraft players! Have you ever wanted to teach someone how to play Minecraft? Now is your chance! Librarian Camden will be streaming live on the Library's Twitch.tv account on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month at 3:30pm. With zero knowledge of how Minecraft works and absolutely no clue how to get … Continue reading "Teach A Librarian To Play Videogames | Palo Alto Lib | Online"

Free

SAT Proctored Practice Test | Online

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Do you know how well your child will do on the SAT? Take our FREE online proctored practice test and find out! Every two weeks, we run a FREE online SAT proctored SAT practice test to help students and families prep for the SAT exam. Students will receive their score and a breakdown of strengths, … Continue reading "SAT Proctored Practice Test | Online"

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Virtual Telescope Viewing | Chabot

Chabot Space & Science Center 10000 Skyline Blvd, Oakland

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot's most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing … Continue reading "Virtual Telescope Viewing | Chabot"

Free

Virtual Telescope Viewing | Chabot

Chabot Space & Science Center 10000 Skyline Blvd, Oakland

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot's most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing … Continue reading "Virtual Telescope Viewing | Chabot"

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