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All About Bears (Ages 5+) | Virtual

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

British Columbia is bear country! Learn about these magnificent animals with the North Shore Black Bear Society. Discover basic bear biology and learn about a black bear's life cycle. This virtual program is suitable for ages 5 and up. While this program is free, our suggested donation is $2 to help us continue to offer … Continue reading "All About Bears (Ages 5+) | Virtual"

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Coding the Librarian: Plant a Seed (Grades K-2) | SCC Library Online

Santa Clara City Library - Online CA

This interactive program will teach kids how to plant a seed and how a computer thinks! The Robot Librarian is back with a new task: planting a seed for Earth Day! Participants will help this mindless machine plant a seed while learning how computers think and execute programs. Attendees will tell the robot librarian what … Continue reading "Coding the Librarian: Plant a Seed (Grades K-2) | SCC Library Online"

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Teens Reach Orientation | SJPL | Online

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

To volunteer at the Almaden Branch Library, teens can attend a virtual Teens Reach orientation to learn how to manage their volunteer account through our volunteer management software, My Volunteer. Teens will also receive a virtual tour of the building and an explanation of expectations for teens working at the library. For more information go … Continue reading "Teens Reach Orientation | SJPL | Online"

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Yoga for Teens | SJPL | Online

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

Virtual Yoga for Teens Ages 12-18 Local south bay teens are welcome to join a new online yoga program courtesy of the SJPL and its Edenvale Branch Library. This program will feature healthy yoga stretching and poses taught by a certified volunteer yoga instructor. Each session will aim to strengthen and promote flexibility in the … Continue reading "Yoga for Teens | SJPL | Online"

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Teen Creative Writing Club | SJPL Virtual

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

Virtual: Author's Corner (Teen Creative Writing Club) For teens hoping to hone their creative writing skills, stop by Author's Corner. Join in a monthly, informal creative writing club to help support Short Edition Authors, or any teen that is working on a piece of creative writing/wanting to practice their creative writing skill. Each session will … Continue reading "Teen Creative Writing Club | SJPL Virtual"

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Young Yogis | SJPL | Online

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

Young Yogis (Virtual) The “Young Yogis” class is for kids of all ages to learn and practice yoga exercises in a safe and fun environment. This class will be co-taught by two siblings - a college student and recent college graduate - who were introduced to yoga at a young age and have been teaching … Continue reading "Young Yogis | SJPL | Online"

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GameLab (Grades 5-8) | Virtual

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Are you a gamer? Do you think you’ve got to turn your dream game into reality? For grades 5-8. Come learn how to use a professional game development suite and learn how to code at the same time! We will be practicing coding skills while re-creating classic arcade games from when your parents were still … Continue reading "GameLab (Grades 5-8) | Virtual"

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Quoi d’neuf ? AFDC Teen French Conversation Club | Virtual

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Have fun in French! Join the AFDC Teen French club and brush up on your French conversation skills! Parlez-vous français ? Join the AFDC online once a month for a relaxed conversation hour. This event is designed for kids ages 13-17 to provide an opportunity for teens to engage in French outside the classroom. This … Continue reading "Quoi d’neuf ? AFDC Teen French Conversation Club | Virtual"

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Practice Your English Speaking Skills (ELL) Conversation Club | SJPL | Online

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

Join us to practice, build, and strengthen your English speaking skills. This is a welcoming and respectful environment for teen/adult learners of English. Club meetings occur weekly with an online trained facilitator. Our dedicated, amazing, and experienced volunteer, Patricia, will lead classes on Saturdays from 11:00am - 12:00pm. This program is presented by the Hillview … Continue reading "Practice Your English Speaking Skills (ELL) Conversation Club | SJPL | Online"

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory | RWC Lib Online

Redwood City Library - Online 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City

Redwood City Library Virtual Event: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Calling all kids ages 8-11! Come spend a virtual afternoon lost in a magical world of chocolate, candy, and golden tickets. Pick up a free arts and crafts kit along with a free Charlie and the Chocolate Factory book on April 17th at 1pm at … Continue reading "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory | RWC Lib Online"

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Magical Nathaniel Show | SJPL | Online

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

Virtual Magical Nathaniel Show Magical Nathaniel presents this interactive magic show that incorporates circus skills, award winning original magic, and some close up affects you can’t see anywhere else. Join us for the show. Registration is required to receive a link and password. Deadline to sign-up will be 1 hour before the program begins. This … Continue reading "Magical Nathaniel Show | SJPL | Online"

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Teen Yoga | SJPL | Online

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

Virtual Teen Yoga Virtual Teen Yoga is a beginner-friendly yoga program designed specifically for teens! Our volunteer yoga instructor, Ashna, has been a certified instructor since she was 15, and knows first-hand the benefits of yoga: greater connection between mind and body, breathing techniques that can help when things get super stressful, plus regular full-body … Continue reading "Teen Yoga | SJPL | Online"

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Music and Movement | SJPL | Online

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

Virtual Music and Movement Move, dance, and sing with your toddler/preschooler to a variety of music. Learn different ways to play with bean bags, scarves, parachute, and shakers. This fun and interactive program will get kids up and moving as they interact and socialize with their peers. Free. Registration is required. This meeting will be … Continue reading "Music and Movement | SJPL | Online"

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Cuentos en Casa | RWC Lib Online

Redwood City Library - Online 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City

Virtual Event: Cuentos en Casa | Redwood City Library ¡Estamos de vuelta con más Cuentos en Casa! La colección de hoy está llena de cuentos, canciones y más. Vea la serie completa en nuestra página web Online Learning and Play for Kids. We're back with more Cuentos en Casa! Today's collection is filled with fun … Continue reading "Cuentos en Casa | RWC Lib Online"

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TECL Live for Kids | Virtual

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

U of T's Toronto Early Cognition Lab will be hosting fun virtual circle times for kids (birth to 7) every Monday . About this Event: Join us at TECL Live by U of T's Toronto Early Cognition Lab for fun sing-alongs, dance-alongs, read-alongs, crafts and more! Perfect for kids birth to 7 years old. One … Continue reading "TECL Live for Kids | Virtual"

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Labor Market Information: Find Your Next Job | SJPL Virtual

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

*Virtual* Labor Market Information: Find Your Next Job This workshop will provide job seekers the basics of how to effectively use Labor Market Information (LMI) as an essential tool to make informed, accurate decisions on how to get a job, improve their skills or enhance their careers. Presented by California Employment Development Department and SJPL … Continue reading "Labor Market Information: Find Your Next Job | SJPL Virtual"

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Virtual Resume Review | SJPL Virtual

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

*Virtual* Resume Review Have your resume reviewed by a SJPL Works Business & Career Librarian. The resume review will be a 15 minute one-on-one meeting, during which the Librarian will identify what needs to be improved and can help organize your information. Please have your resume and job description prepared to share over Zoom. Registration … Continue reading "Virtual Resume Review | SJPL Virtual"

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Science Night @ The Brish: Fluffy Slime! | Virtual

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Join Planetarium Teacher Alicia Robertson for a night of science and star gazing every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month! Today: Fluffy Slime These days, there are so many kinds of slime to choose from. Crunchy slime, clear slime, butter slime, cloud slime, unicorn slime, sand slime...the list just goes on and on. With … Continue reading "Science Night @ The Brish: Fluffy Slime! | Virtual"

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Awesome Readers Book Club (Grades 2-3) | RWC Lib Online

Redwood City Library - Online 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City

Weekly meetings for voracious early readers. Books will be provided FREE along with weekly chats and fun activities! Free But Reservations Required Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScDFk3cE9XS-L4zWpkT19vSao5OyAsgaBTT3SH6TyUwbpigWQ/viewform This event is online. Review the event description and requirements in advance. For those under 18 years of age who may be joining, we recommend that a parent/legal guardian … Continue reading "Awesome Readers Book Club (Grades 2-3) | RWC Lib Online"

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Fundamentals of Quality Analysis | SJPL Virtual

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

Fundamentals of Quality Analysis (Virtual) Quality analysis is a way of preventing mistakes and defects in manufactured products and avoiding problems when delivering products, software or services to end users. During this course you will gain valuable productivity skills & become more efficient will evaluating content and products you have created before it is introduced … Continue reading "Fundamentals of Quality Analysis | SJPL Virtual"

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Club de Lectura/Spanish Book Club (Grades 3-5) | RWC Lib Online

Redwood City Library - Online 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City

Redwood City Library Virtual Event: Club de Lectura para grados 3-5 Encuentros semanales para niños y niñas en grados 3 a 5 con libros GRATUITOS, conversación y actividades divertidas lectoras. Spanish Book Club for children in grades 3-5. Meets weekly. FREE books, chats, and fun activities! Free But Reservations Required Registrese: https://forms.gle/cfFCp851S3fCBd6H9 This event is … Continue reading "Club de Lectura/Spanish Book Club (Grades 3-5) | RWC Lib Online"

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Wonders of Yellowstone | Microsoft Online

Microsoft Store Palo Alto Online 186A Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto

Microsoft Virtual Event: Flipgrid Live Event: Wonders of Yellowstone The world's first national park is home to glorious scenery, unique geology, and abundant wildlife.  A park ranger will introduce you to Yellowstone's wonders and will gladly answer all your questions about Yellowstone's science, tourism, history, animals, and awesomeness. Audience: Age Range: 7-14 This event is … Continue reading "Wonders of Yellowstone | Microsoft Online"

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Baby Storytime | SCCLD Online

Santa Clara County Library Online CA

Baby Storytime - Virtual Event at Santa Clara County Library Welcome to our spring Baby Storytimes! For babies ages 0-12 months and their parents or caregivers. Children's Librarians will sing songs, teach fingerplays and tell stories perfect for your little ones. This program will be streamed to Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/SCCLD Audience: Kids: Babies This … Continue reading "Baby Storytime | SCCLD Online"

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Paws & Pages Online

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Join us for a special live streaming Paws & Pages story session! About this Event While staying safer at home, you can still take part in a special online version of Paws & Pages with Annenberg PetSpace! This fun, family-friendly online reading will feature a new story read each week, followed by a virtual Pet … Continue reading "Paws & Pages Online"

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Paws & Pages Reading to Dogs Story Session | Virtual

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Join us for a special live streaming Paws & Pages story session! About this Event:  While staying safer at home, you can still take part in a special online version of Paws & Pages with Annenberg PetSpace! This fun, family-friendly online reading will feature a new story read each week, followed by a virtual Pet … Continue reading "Paws & Pages Reading to Dogs Story Session | Virtual"

Mandarin Language & Culture Class | SJPL | Online

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

Virtual Mandarin Language & Culture Class An intermediate level class offered in Simplified Mandarin Chinese. This class is intended for school-age children. Students will also learn aspects of traditional Chinese culture. The class will take place on Zoom. To request an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act for library-sponsored events, please call 408-808-2000 at … Continue reading "Mandarin Language & Culture Class | SJPL | Online"

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Vegetarian 101 for Teens | SJPL | Online

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

Virtual Vegetarian 101 for Teens Veg-curious? Vegetarian? Vegan? This program is for you! You will learn how to be a healthy vegetarian/vegan, how to deal with social situations, and how to get started as a vegetarian/vegan. We’ll also talk about being a vegetarian athlete as well as ideas for simple meals and snacks. Bring your … Continue reading "Vegetarian 101 for Teens | SJPL | Online"

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Bike Mobile: Pre-Ride Bike Safety Inspection | SJPL | Online

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

Hosted by the Santa Teresa Branch. Join us for an informative session on Pre-Ride Bike Safety Inspection. You will learn the pre-ride safety inspection to prevent problems before you leave home. We also discuss what basic equipment to bring on a ride. An intermediate lesson. Bike ownership is recommended, but not required. There will be … Continue reading "Bike Mobile: Pre-Ride Bike Safety Inspection | SJPL | Online"

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Bilingual Storytime (English/Spanish) | RWC Lib Online

Redwood City Library - Online 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City

Redwood City Library Virtual Event: Bilingual Storytime - Live! Live English/Spanish bilingual storytime with Armando through Zoom. Ideal for ages 3-5. However, the whole family is welcome! RSVP required for Zoom identification and password. Contact Pam Evans pevans@redwoodcity.org Hora del cuento bilingüe en inglés/español en vivo con Armando a través de Zoom. Ideal para niños … Continue reading "Bilingual Storytime (English/Spanish) | RWC Lib Online"

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How To Apply For California State Jobs | SJPL | Online

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

Learn how to make a career and make a difference by working at the State of California. Working for California means much more than showing up for a job. As an employee, you will be able to work on programs that are vital to the economic growth of our community and state. The State of … Continue reading "How To Apply For California State Jobs | SJPL | Online"

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Preschool Storytime | SJPL | Online

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

Virtual Preschool Storytime Preschool Storytime invites children to experience new concepts and expand their vocabulary through stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and movement activities. This fun and interactive program will get kids up and moving as they interact and socialize with their peers. This program is geared for children 3 to 5 years of age and … Continue reading "Preschool Storytime | SJPL | Online"

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Mariela’s Music and Playgroup: Music & Movement (Eng/Span) | SJPL | Online

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

This program is hosted by the Biblioteca Branch Library. Música y movimiento. Únete a este programa con Mariela Herrera, interprete, educadora y músico independiente de Mariela's Music Time. El programa se centrará en la música y el movimiento. Aprende cómo responde nuestro cuerpo a los sonidos mientras te diviertes con música. Recomendado para niños y … Continue reading "Mariela’s Music and Playgroup: Music & Movement (Eng/Span) | SJPL | Online"

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Reading to Children in Chinese | SJPL Virtual

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

(Virtual) Reading to Children in Chinese at San Jose Library Join us for Thursdays at 4 PM for reading to children program in Chinese. To request an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act for library-sponsored events, please call 408-808-2000 at least three business days prior to the event. Audience: Kids, ages 5-10, Young Children, … Continue reading "Reading to Children in Chinese | SJPL Virtual"

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Environmental Volunteers: Structure and Function | SJPL | Online

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

Virtual Environmental Volunteers: Structure and Function Environmental Volunteers presents a Structure and Function program. We will explore different kinds of animals, discussing how the shape of the bodies help them survive in different ways. This includes looking at animal skeletons, having participants move around like different animals, and drawing activities. No supplies are required, but … Continue reading "Environmental Volunteers: Structure and Function | SJPL | Online"

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iViva México! – Cooking Class for Kids | Virtual

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Learn to cook a magnificent Mexican feast, right in your own kitchen! Chef Dwayne Minier will show you how to make recipes that the whole family will enjoy: ♦ flautas (rolled and fried corn tortilla taco), ♦ esquites (corn-in-a-cup), ♦ chocoflan (chocolate cake stacked with flan), and ♦ agua de piña (pineapple water). You'll walk … Continue reading "iViva México! – Cooking Class for Kids | Virtual"

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Yoga for Teens | SJPL | Online

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

Virtual Yoga for Teens Ages 12-18 Local south bay teens are welcome to join a new online yoga program courtesy of the SJPL and its Edenvale Branch Library. This program will feature healthy yoga stretching and poses taught by a certified volunteer yoga instructor. Each session will aim to strengthen and promote flexibility in the … Continue reading "Yoga for Teens | SJPL | Online"

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Young Yogis | SJPL | Online

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

Young Yogis (Virtual) The “Young Yogis” class is for kids of all ages to learn and practice yoga exercises in a safe and fun environment. This class will be co-taught by two siblings - a college student and recent college graduate - who were introduced to yoga at a young age and have been teaching … Continue reading "Young Yogis | SJPL | Online"

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Kids Meet Beauty Entrepreneur Shalini Vadhera | Virtual

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Kids talk to a CEO of a global beauty brand, May 1st! Beauty Entrepreneur Shalini Vadhera Shalini Vadhera is a celebrity make up artist who built a multi-million dollar global makeup brand that advocates for all skin types. She will chat with children about building a business when all the odds are stacked against you. … Continue reading "Kids Meet Beauty Entrepreneur Shalini Vadhera | Virtual"

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Practice Your English Speaking Skills (ELL) Conversation Club | SJPL | Online

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

Join us to practice, build, and strengthen your English speaking skills. This is a welcoming and respectful environment for teen/adult learners of English. Club meetings occur weekly with an online trained facilitator. Our dedicated, amazing, and experienced volunteer, Patricia, will lead classes on Saturdays from 11:00am - 12:00pm. This program is presented by the Hillview … Continue reading "Practice Your English Speaking Skills (ELL) Conversation Club | SJPL | Online"

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Virtual College Fair | Online

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

One of a series of virtual college fairs for 2021.  Over 600 schools scheduled to attend.  Pre-registration is requested so that you can share your information with the schools attending. Schedule Meetings and Text Chat with Colleges You can schedule a one-on-one meeting with a college admission representative. Just go to the college's profile page … Continue reading "Virtual College Fair | Online"

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Cuentos en Casa | RWC Lib Online

Redwood City Library - Online 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City

Virtual Event: Cuentos en Casa | Redwood City Library ¡Estamos de vuelta con más Cuentos en Casa! La colección de hoy está llena de cuentos, canciones y más. Vea la serie completa en nuestra página web Online Learning and Play for Kids. We're back with more Cuentos en Casa! Today's collection is filled with fun … Continue reading "Cuentos en Casa | RWC Lib Online"

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