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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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Tech Assistance for using Zoom | SJPL | Online

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

Teach how to use a computer, iPad, Android Cell phone, Zoom and how to access SJPL eResources . The attendees ask for which objective they wish to learn. The volunteer can speak Vietnamese. The program take places on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays from 11:00 am. Audience: Adults, ages 18+, Pre-Teens, ages 10-12, Seniors, ages … Continue reading "Tech Assistance for using Zoom | SJPL | Online"

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Applying for Scholarships for Teens | SJPL | Online

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

Is it time for college? If so, it's also time to start thinking about scholarships. Let Study Smart tutors teach you how to apply for scholarships, how to ask for letters of recommendation and how to begin the brainstorming process for your scholarship essays. (Ages 12-18) Register now for this free course on being offered … Continue reading "Applying for Scholarships for Teens | SJPL | Online"

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Academy of Ballet and Etiquette: Sleeping Beauty | SJPL | Online

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

Join us for an active program of Sleeping Beauty. Aurora’s parents were so excited when she was born, they forgot their manners, and when Aurora turned 16, the fairy Carabosse put her to sleep until her true love can find her. In this ballet class, your dancers will BALANCE in passe like Aurora, BALLET WALK … Continue reading "Academy of Ballet and Etiquette: Sleeping Beauty | SJPL | Online"

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The Sun is Also a Star Tweens & Teens Book Club | SJPL | Online

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

Silicon Valley Reads 2021 - offers a variety of books centered on the theme “Connecting” – the universal human ability to build resilience by looking for people, places and things that provide comfort and joy during tough times. We invite you to explore this and other themes in a one hour discussion of The Sun … Continue reading "The Sun is Also a Star Tweens & Teens Book Club | SJPL | Online"

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Book Club: The Sun Is Also A Star | SJPL | Online

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

Join us for this film viewing of “The Sun Is Also A Star,” a young couple from different backgrounds who fall in love, but are faced with being separated due to deportation within hours. This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2021 theme, “Connecting.” This film is rated PG-13. Discussion will follow after … Continue reading "Book Club: The Sun Is Also A Star | SJPL | Online"

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High School Equivalency Options | SJPL | Online

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

Do you want to go back to school for your high school diploma, GED, or other high school equivalency option? This virtual program will get you on the path to continuing your education! Meet with a Librarian one-on-one via Zoom to explore a variety of educational options. Other SJPL Resources San Jose Public Library's Career … Continue reading "High School Equivalency Options | SJPL | Online"

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Labor Market Information Workshop | SJPL | Online

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

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 Works. To request an accommodation under the Americans … Continue reading "Labor Market Information Workshop | SJPL | Online"

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ABC Show & Tell | SJPL | Online

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

Join us every Wednesday morning with your preschooler as they get a chance to share and show off some of their favorite things while also learning about the alphabet. This fun and interactive program will get kids up and moving as they play alphabet games and look for items that start with the letter of … Continue reading "ABC Show & Tell | SJPL | Online"

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Baby Lapsit Storytime | SJPL | Online

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

Babies (0 to 12 months) and their caregivers are invited to join us for 20 minutes of songs, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and stories. Parents and children are invited to register and participate in Stay & Play and get acquainted after storytime! Free. Registration is required for Stay & Play. You can also watch live on … Continue reading "Baby Lapsit Storytime | SJPL | Online"

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High School Equivalency Options | SJPL | Online

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

Do you want to go back to school for your high school diploma, GED, or other high school equivalency option? This virtual program will get you on the path to continuing your education! Meet with a Librarian one-on-one via Zoom to explore a variety of educational options. Other SJPL Resources San Jose Public Library's Career … Continue reading "High School Equivalency Options | SJPL | 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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Black History Month & Woman’s History Month Speaker Series | SJPL | Online

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

Every year, many communities join in celebration to recognize the contributions African Americans and woman have made to our society. In the United States, we celebrate Black History Month(BHM) in February, and March is reserved for Woman's History Month (WHM). Join the Family Learning Center Coordinators during our weekly Community Connection Hour (CCH) for our … Continue reading "Black History Month & Woman’s History Month Speaker Series | SJPL | Online"

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Teens Reach Meeting – District 5 | SJPL | Online

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

District 5 Teens Reach Virtual Meet-Ups (Alum Rock, Hillview, & Mt. Pleasant): Description: Teens Reach provides a key way for young adults to build their leadership skills by developing and participating in library activities, as well as becoming library advisors and advocates. Be part of a fun volunteering opportunity for teens between the ages of … Continue reading "Teens Reach Meeting – District 5 | SJPL | Online"

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Birthday Party Storytime | SJPL | Online

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

Join us every for a monthly birthday party. We'll celebrate through stories, songs, games and other activities. This fun and interactive program will get kids up and moving as they celebrate each other's milestones. Free. Registration is required. To request an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act for library-sponsored events, please call 408-808-2000 at … Continue reading "Birthday Party Storytime | SJPL | Online"

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Science Smart Kids: Pi Day Circle Celebration | SJPL | Online

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

This program was paid for with the generous support to the Friends of the Rose Garden Library. Science Smart Kids presents Pi Day Circle Celebration, a hands-on STEAM workshop for ages 5 to 12. Children will learn about pi, and discover the gold ratio. They will also create art in the spirit of Hilma af … Continue reading "Science Smart Kids: Pi Day Circle Celebration | SJPL | Online"

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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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Coding for Kids | SJPL | Online

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

Class Description: Sign up for this fun 3-week class that introduces children to basic coding skills using Tynker.com, a block coding course similar to Scratch. An instructor from Math and Coding will introduce children ages 7-10 to the world of programming and problem-solving which will prepare them for a possible future career in computer science. … Continue reading "Coding for Kids | SJPL | Online"

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Meet the Author: Nikki Grimes | SJPL | Online

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

Join award-winning author Nikki Grimes who will talk about Garvey's Choice, followed by a Q&A session. This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2021 theme, “Connecting” Stream on YouTube if registration is full. To request an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act for library-sponsored events, please call 408-808-2000 at least three business … Continue reading "Meet the Author: Nikki Grimes | SJPL | Online"

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High School Equivalency Options | SJPL | Online

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

Do you want to go back to school for your high school diploma, GED, or other high school equivalency option? This virtual program will get you on the path to continuing your education! Meet with a Librarian one-on-one via Zoom to explore a variety of educational options. Other SJPL Resources San Jose Public Library's Career … Continue reading "High School Equivalency Options | SJPL | Online"

Free

ABC Show & Tell | SJPL | Online

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

Join us every Wednesday morning with your preschooler as they get a chance to share and show off some of their favorite things while also learning about the alphabet. This fun and interactive program will get kids up and moving as they play alphabet games and look for items that start with the letter of … Continue reading "ABC Show & Tell | SJPL | Online"

Free

Baby Lapsit Storytime | SJPL | Online

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

Babies (0 to 12 months) and their caregivers are invited to join us for 20 minutes of songs, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and stories. Parents and children are invited to register and participate in Stay & Play and get acquainted after storytime! Free. Registration is required for Stay & Play. You can also watch live on … Continue reading "Baby Lapsit Storytime | SJPL | Online"

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Math Olympiad | SJPL | Online

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

Children ages 9 to 13 (or in grades 4 through 7) will learn how to solve difficult math problems that prepare them for math competitions in middle school. In this 8-week course, we will be covering formulas created by mathematicians; students will demonstrate how to work backwards when solving a problem, learn tricks in counting, … Continue reading "Math Olympiad | SJPL | Online"

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High School Equivalency Options | SJPL | Online

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

Do you want to go back to school for your high school diploma, GED, or other high school equivalency option? This virtual program will get you on the path to continuing your education! Meet with a Librarian one-on-one via Zoom to explore a variety of educational options. Other SJPL Resources San Jose Public Library's Career … Continue reading "High School Equivalency Options | SJPL | 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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Black History Month & Woman’s History Month Speaker Series | SJPL | Online

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

Every year, many communities join in celebration to recognize the contributions African Americans and woman have made to our society. In the United States, we celebrate Black History Month(BHM) in February, and March is reserved for Woman's History Month (WHM). Join the Family Learning Center Coordinators during our weekly Community Connection Hour (CCH) for our … Continue reading "Black History Month & Woman’s History Month Speaker Series | 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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STEM for Kids: Investigating Invisible Ink | SJPL | Online

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

Kids, ever want to pass notes in class without getting caught? Well, this invisible ink concoction will leave your teacher dumbfounded when they see that there's nothing on your paper...except there is! It's just invisible! Join us to find out how to make this “magical” ink, and learn the scientific process of oxidation! For children … Continue reading "STEM for Kids: Investigating Invisible Ink | SJPL | Online"

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Teens Reach Meeting West Valley Lib | SJPL | Online

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

Learn about volunteering with the library!  Get involved, earn volunteer hours, and be a leader in the library. To join Teens Reach, you must be 13-18 years of age, have a strong interest in the library, enjoy working with people of all ages and cultures, be reliable and communicative, and be willing to learn new skills. … Continue reading "Teens Reach Meeting West Valley Lib | SJPL | Online"

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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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Intro to Machine Learning | SJPL | Online

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

This course offers a quick tutorial of Python and also delves into the fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence. Students will be introduced to various machine learning algorithms and apply them to analyze data. Teens in grades 6-12 are encouraged to register for this online workshop. Prerequisite: Elementary knowledge of coding principles PLEASE NOTE: This is a … Continue reading "Intro to Machine Learning | SJPL | Online"

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Intro to Machine Learning | SJPL | Online

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

This course offers a quick tutorial of Python and also delves into the fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence. Students will be introduced to various machine learning algorithms and apply them to analyze data. Teens in grades 6-12 are encouraged to register for this online workshop. Prerequisite: Elementary knowledge of coding principles PLEASE NOTE: This is a … Continue reading "Intro to Machine Learning | SJPL | Online"

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High School Equivalency Options | SJPL | Online

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

Do you want to go back to school for your high school diploma, GED, or other high school equivalency option? This virtual program will get you on the path to continuing your education! Meet with a Librarian one-on-one via Zoom to explore a variety of educational options. Other SJPL Resources San Jose Public Library's Career … Continue reading "High School Equivalency Options | SJPL | Online"

Free

Labor Market Information Workshop | SJPL | Online

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

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 Works. To request an accommodation under the Americans … Continue reading "Labor Market Information Workshop | SJPL | Online"

Free

Academy of Ballet and Etiquette: Sleeping Beauty | SJPL | Online

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

Join us for an active program of Sleeping Beauty. Aurora’s parents were so excited when she was born, they forgot their manners, and when Aurora turned 16, the fairy Carabosse put her to sleep until her true love can find her. In this ballet class, your dancers will BALANCE in passe like Aurora, BALLET WALK … Continue reading "Academy of Ballet and Etiquette: Sleeping Beauty | SJPL | Online"

Free

ABC Show & Tell | SJPL | Online

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

Join us every Wednesday morning with your preschooler as they get a chance to share and show off some of their favorite things while also learning about the alphabet. This fun and interactive program will get kids up and moving as they play alphabet games and look for items that start with the letter of … Continue reading "ABC Show & Tell | SJPL | Online"

Free

Baby Lapsit Storytime | SJPL | Online

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

Babies (0 to 12 months) and their caregivers are invited to join us for 20 minutes of songs, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and stories. Parents and children are invited to register and participate in Stay & Play and get acquainted after storytime! Free. Registration is required for Stay & Play. You can also watch live on … Continue reading "Baby Lapsit Storytime | SJPL | Online"

Free

High School Equivalency Options | SJPL | Online

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

Do you want to go back to school for your high school diploma, GED, or other high school equivalency option? This virtual program will get you on the path to continuing your education! Meet with a Librarian one-on-one via Zoom to explore a variety of educational options. Other SJPL Resources San Jose Public Library's Career … Continue reading "High School Equivalency Options | SJPL | Online"

Free

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"

Free

Black History Month & Woman’s History Month Speaker Series | SJPL | Online

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

Every year, many communities join in celebration to recognize the contributions African Americans and woman have made to our society. In the United States, we celebrate Black History Month(BHM) in February, and March is reserved for Woman's History Month (WHM). Join the Family Learning Center Coordinators during our weekly Community Connection Hour (CCH) for our … Continue reading "Black History Month & Woman’s History Month Speaker Series | SJPL | Online"

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Python + PyGame Workshop | SJPL | Online

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

Calabazas Branch Library hosts: a Python and PyGame Workshop by KoreKloud.org This workshop is a two-hour introductory class to inspire students to continue using pygame and create far more complex Graphical User Interface programs. The intended audience is 4th - 8th graders. In this course, students will learn some python fundamentals such as classes and … Continue reading "Python + PyGame Workshop | SJPL | Online"

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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"

Free

Intro to Machine Learning | SJPL | Online

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

This course offers a quick tutorial of Python and also delves into the fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence. Students will be introduced to various machine learning algorithms and apply them to analyze data. Teens in grades 6-12 are encouraged to register for this online workshop. Prerequisite: Elementary knowledge of coding principles PLEASE NOTE: This is a … Continue reading "Intro to Machine Learning | SJPL | Online"

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Don’t Throw Away Your Shot! iPad Photography Basics | SJPL | Online

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

Ever wanted to show someone the world as you see it? You have a unique viewpoint of your city, your school, and your life; take this opportunity to share it with your friends, family, and more! In this course for middle and high school students, you’ll learn principles of photography and composition as well as … Continue reading "Don’t Throw Away Your Shot! iPad Photography Basics | SJPL | Online"

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High School Equivalency Options | SJPL | Online

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

Do you want to go back to school for your high school diploma, GED, or other high school equivalency option? This virtual program will get you on the path to continuing your education! Meet with a Librarian one-on-one via Zoom to explore a variety of educational options. Other SJPL Resources San Jose Public Library's Career … Continue reading "High School Equivalency Options | SJPL | Online"

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Registration Opens for Clay Workshops with CDM | SJPL | Online

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

Registration opens at April 1st at 12 am. Don't wait, bookmark the library web page now! LINK Kids ages 6-10 are welcome to join us for a multi-session clay experience exploring clay as a creative material and learn how to make basic forms. Participants must sign up for all three sessions (6/1, 6/2, and 6/3 … Continue reading "Registration Opens for Clay Workshops with CDM | SJPL | Online"

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High School Equivalency Options | SJPL | Online

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

Do you want to go back to school for your high school diploma, GED, or other high school equivalency option? This virtual program will get you on the path to continuing your education! Meet with a Librarian one-on-one via Zoom to explore a variety of educational options. Other SJPL Resources San Jose Public Library's Career … Continue reading "High School Equivalency Options | SJPL | Online"

Free

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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‘Pitch It’ Reading Club for Teens | SJPL | Online

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

Sponsored by the SJPL, teens ages 12 to 18 are welcome to join SJPL's unique online book club focusing on discussing and recommending, i.e. "pitching," recently read titles (any style/genre) to one another and their peers. Learn more about this new and "novel" virtual book club. Fun and free, this could be a great way … Continue reading "‘Pitch It’ Reading Club for Teens | SJPL | Online"

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Registration Opens for Clay Workshops with CDM | SJPL | Online

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

Registration opens at April 1st at 12 am. Don't wait, bookmark the library web page now! LINK Kids ages 6-10 are welcome to join us for a multi-session clay experience exploring clay as a creative material and learn how to make basic forms. Participants must sign up for all three sessions (6/1, 6/2, and 6/3 … Continue reading "Registration Opens for Clay Workshops with CDM | SJPL | Online"

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