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Math Olympiad Club | SJPL Virtual

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

VIRTUAL Math Olympiad Club Prepare for the most prestigious math competition, or get better at mathematics! Children ages 8-11 will learn how to solve difficult math problems that prepare them for math competitions in middle school. Through guided instruction and practice using real competition math problems, participants will learn how to break down problems and … Continue reading "Math Olympiad Club | SJPL Virtual"

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Simple Science | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Virtual Simple Science Join us every Wednesday for an interactive science group as we explore and learn about all the different aspects of nature that make up our world. This fun and interactive program will get kids up and moving, problem-solving and getting ready for kindergarten as they work together to solve riddles, play … Continue reading "Simple Science | SJPL | Virtual"

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Coding with CS First – Game Design (Adv Level) | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Coding with CS First - Game Design (Advanced Level) - Virtual CS First is a fun computer science program for elementary and middle school students. Participants in the Game Design course will learn basic video game coding concepts by making different types of games, including racing, platform and launching. This class will be held … Continue reading "Coding with CS First – Game Design (Adv Level) | SJPL | Virtual"

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District 3 New Year Book Recs | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Virtual District 3 District 3 New Year Book Recs All San Jose teens (middle and high school students) are welcome to join District 3's TeenReach Meeting. New yearbook recommendations! Bring a teen fiction, nonfiction, comics, graphic novels, or audiobooks that you're finished with and would recommend to other readers. Registration is required for this … Continue reading "District 3 New Year Book Recs | SJPL | Virtual"

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Math Tutoring | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Virtual Math Tutoring Tutors will help children with their Math homework and enhance their understanding of important math concepts for students from K-8 grades every Tuesday. This program provides one-on-one help to kids who need a little more help. Zoom info will be sent to students before the class begins. This program is presented … Continue reading "Math Tutoring | SJPL | Virtual"

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Java Workshop for Kids | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Java Workshop for Kids (Virtual) Java is a versatile, popular programming language used across a wide range of industries. The workshop helps in learning the basics of the Java programming language. The content goes through the fundamentals of Java by showing the students how to use classes, types/methods, and the standard Java classes. This … Continue reading "Java Workshop for Kids | SJPL | Virtual"

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Valley Water: Discover California Water | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Virtual Valley Water: Discover California Water Beginning with an interactive PowerPoint that walks us through our State's water supply system, students learn about Santa Clara County's water supply as they play an interactive game that tests their knowledge of water science and California's complex water system of aqueducts, reservoirs, and water infrastructure. Recommended for … Continue reading "Valley Water: Discover California Water | SJPL | Virtual"

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San Jose Math Club Jr | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Virtual San Jose Math Club Jr Come and join the fun Virtual San Jose Math Club Jr. program. Prepare for the most prestigious math competition and get better at mathematics! Students ages 8-11 will learn basic math concepts. Students will then use those concepts and apply them to solve fun math problems that are … Continue reading "San Jose Math Club Jr | SJPL | Virtual"

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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, CA

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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Children’s Discovery Museum: Art That Flies! | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Virtual Children's Discovery Museum: Art That Flies! What do airplanes, butterflies, and birds have in common? Wings! We will create at least two original artworks that flap and fly! Materials required: 8.5 x 11" paper (3), pencil, marker, crayons/color pencils, scissors, tape, string, two straws. Registration is required to receive a link and password. … Continue reading "Children’s Discovery Museum: Art That Flies! | SJPL | Virtual"

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SAT Practice | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: SAT Practice (Virtual) Preparing for the SAT or need to improve your score? Join us to practice the SAT test. Our instructor will review the answers with you. To ensure the quality of this program, we would limit the class size and the tutor will send you the assignment before the class. This class … Continue reading "SAT Practice | SJPL | Virtual"

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Student Astronomy Club | SJPL | Online

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

Calabazas Branch Library hosts: Student Astronomy Club presented by the Astronomy Club at Harker High School The intended audience is 9-15 years old. We’re looking to get younger students interested and involved in astronomy through a variety of hands-on activities like physical experiments or demonstrations with associated lessons meant to be engaging and interactive. The … Continue reading "Student Astronomy Club | SJPL | Online"

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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, CA

*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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Math Olympiad Club | SJPL Virtual

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

VIRTUAL Math Olympiad Club Prepare for the most prestigious math competition, or get better at mathematics! Children ages 8-11 will learn how to solve difficult math problems that prepare them for math competitions in middle school. Through guided instruction and practice using real competition math problems, participants will learn how to break down problems and … Continue reading "Math Olympiad Club | SJPL Virtual"

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Birding Santa Clara County | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Virtual Birding Santa Clara County Hosted by the King Library's Reference Department. Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society presents an introduction to the birds and natural ecosystems of Santa Clara County, focused on common resident and migratory birds alike, aimed to help beginning birders confidently explore our diverse bird population. Will include a Q&A section … Continue reading "Birding Santa Clara County | SJPL | Virtual"

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Simple Science | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Virtual Simple Science Join us every Wednesday for an interactive science group as we explore and learn about all the different aspects of nature that make up our world. This fun and interactive program will get kids up and moving, problem-solving and getting ready for kindergarten as they work together to solve riddles, play … Continue reading "Simple Science | SJPL | Virtual"

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Coding with CS First – Game Design (Adv Level) | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Coding with CS First - Game Design (Advanced Level) - Virtual CS First is a fun computer science program for elementary and middle school students. Participants in the Game Design course will learn basic video game coding concepts by making different types of games, including racing, platform and launching. This class will be held … Continue reading "Coding with CS First – Game Design (Adv Level) | SJPL | Virtual"

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Birding Santa Clara County | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Virtual Birding Santa Clara County Hosted by the King Library's Reference Department. Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society presents an introduction to the birds and natural ecosystems of Santa Clara County, focused on common resident and migratory birds alike, aimed to help beginning birders confidently explore our diverse bird population. Will include a Q&A section … Continue reading "Birding Santa Clara County | SJPL | Virtual"

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Teen Book Club at Joyce Ellington | SJPL |Virtual

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

Join us for this teen led book club! We'll explore many genres of books, have fun, and make new friends! Free. Registration required. To arrange 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. Registration is required to receive a link … Continue reading "Teen Book Club at Joyce Ellington | SJPL |Virtual"

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

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

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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SAT Practice | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: SAT Practice (Virtual) Preparing for the SAT or need to improve your score? Join us to practice the SAT test. Our instructor will review the answers with you. To ensure the quality of this program, we would limit the class size and the tutor will send you the assignment before the class. This class … Continue reading "SAT Practice | SJPL | Virtual"

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Bilingual Storytime (English/Vietnamese) | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Virtual Bilingual (English/Vietnamese) Storytime This Virtual Bilingual (English/Vietnamese) Storytime invites the entire family to participate in early literacy activities such as stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and movement activities. This Storytime will be presented every 4th Friday of the month by Quynh (Quinnie) Doan from the Dahl Family Resource Center. This program is geared for … Continue reading "Bilingual Storytime (English/Vietnamese) | SJPL | Virtual"

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Author’s Corner | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Author's Corner (Virtual) For teens hoping to hone their creative writing skills, stop by Author's Corner! Author's Corner is a monthly, informal creative writing club to help support Short Edition Authors, teens considering a career as an author looking to get practice and feedback on their work, teens looking to create works to help … Continue reading "Author’s Corner | SJPL | Virtual"

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Happy Birds | SJPL | Online

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

Happy Birds presents an entertaining show with parrots. Learn about the different types of parrots, where parrots live, and how special they are. There are several shows scheduled.  Click here to see the dates. Recommended for all ages. Registration is required to receive a link and password. Registration will close 1 hour before the program … Continue reading "Happy Birds | SJPL | Online"

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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, CA

*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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Math Olympiad Club | SJPL Virtual

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

VIRTUAL Math Olympiad Club Prepare for the most prestigious math competition, or get better at mathematics! Children ages 8-11 will learn how to solve difficult math problems that prepare them for math competitions in middle school. Through guided instruction and practice using real competition math problems, participants will learn how to break down problems and … Continue reading "Math Olympiad Club | SJPL Virtual"

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Coding with CS First – Game Design (Adv Level) | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Coding with CS First - Game Design (Advanced Level) - Virtual CS First is a fun computer science program for elementary and middle school students. Participants in the Game Design course will learn basic video game coding concepts by making different types of games, including racing, platform and launching. This class will be held … Continue reading "Coding with CS First – Game Design (Adv Level) | SJPL | Virtual"

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Valley Water: Plastic Voyages | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Virtual Valley Water: Plastic Voyages Recommended for grades 3-5.  After a brief presentation, outlining the global issue of plastic waste, students will put their knowledge to the test during an interactive game. Using common items from their own homes, students will identify and describe sources of marine debris, describe the potential effects of plastic … Continue reading "Valley Water: Plastic Voyages | SJPL | Virtual"

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Tommy Terrific’s Wacky Magic | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Tommy Terrific's Wacky Magic (Virtual) Tommy Terrific's Wacky Magic will be performing an educational magic show about the "Tuskegee Airmen". The show will feature magic tricks of things that fly, from birds to planes to rocket ships, in a very fun and engaging way. Throughout the show, Tommy Terrific will explore the legacy and … Continue reading "Tommy Terrific’s Wacky Magic | SJPL | Virtual"

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Book Discussion: SHINE! | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Virtual Book Discussion: SHINE! Join us for an engaging literary discussion of "SHINE!"by J.J. Grabenstein. This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads2022 theme,"Power of Kindness, Resilience & Hope." Recommended for 4th-8th graders. Registration is required to receive a link and password. Deadline to sign-up will be 1 hour before the program begins. … Continue reading "Book Discussion: SHINE! | SJPL | Virtual"

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STEM at Home Activity | SJPL | Online

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

Activities are designed for elementary-to-middle-school children (primarily ages 5-11) and are an interactive way to expose children to various fields of science and how it relates to the world. Parent Supervision is strongly recommended. Activities/topics change monthly: Nov 4 - Density Dec 2 - Polymers Jan 6 - Chemical reactions Feb 3 - Buoyancy Mar … Continue reading "STEM at Home Activity | SJPL | Online"

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Andy Z | Virtual Concert

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

Today:  Children's musician Andy Z Whether you’re a child or just happily childlike, you’ll love taking a trip with us to Andyland. Andy combines music, movement, storytelling, and character puppets to create an experience that keeps kids engaged and families entertained. Registration is required. This event is online. Review the event description and requirements in … Continue reading "Andy Z | Virtual Concert"

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

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

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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STEMarvel Science Program | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Virtual STEMarvel Science Program The STEMarvel team presents a fun science experiment program for ages 7-10, using common household items. For this month's experiment, we will be creating oobleck. Oobleck is a cool mixture that can be solid or liquid, and is similar to slime. Participants will leave knowing what non-newtonian fluids are and … Continue reading "STEMarvel Science Program | SJPL | Virtual"

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Birding Santa Clara County | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Virtual Birding Santa Clara County Hosted by the King Library's Reference Department. Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society presents an introduction to the birds and natural ecosystems of Santa Clara County, focused on common resident and migratory birds alike, aimed to help beginning birders confidently explore our diverse bird population. Will include a Q&A section … Continue reading "Birding Santa Clara County | SJPL | Virtual"

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Aimusic Firebird Youth Chinese Orchestra | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Aimusic Firebird Youth Chinese Orchestra (Virtual) Celebrate the Year of the Tiger with a performance by the Aimusic Firebird Youth Chinese Orchestra! Aimusic has been called a local treasure by the Arts Council Silicon Valley, and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has praised them as "one of the very few ensembles in … Continue reading "Aimusic Firebird Youth Chinese Orchestra | SJPL | Virtual"

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Math Olympiad Club | SJPL Virtual

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

VIRTUAL Math Olympiad Club Prepare for the most prestigious math competition, or get better at mathematics! Children ages 8-11 will learn how to solve difficult math problems that prepare them for math competitions in middle school. Through guided instruction and practice using real competition math problems, participants will learn how to break down problems and … Continue reading "Math Olympiad Club | SJPL Virtual"

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Coding with CS First – Game Design (Adv Level) | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Coding with CS First - Game Design (Advanced Level) - Virtual CS First is a fun computer science program for elementary and middle school students. Participants in the Game Design course will learn basic video game coding concepts by making different types of games, including racing, platform and launching. This class will be held … Continue reading "Coding with CS First – Game Design (Adv Level) | SJPL | Virtual"

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Science for Kids: Studying Snowy Plovers | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Science for Kids: Studying Snowy Plovers Snowy Plovers are some of the cutest birds that live on beaches and dried salt ponds in the Bay Area. Learn about these special shorebirds and how and why scientists study them! The program includes a hands-on activity. You will need the following supplies: an egg and a … Continue reading "Science for Kids: Studying Snowy Plovers | SJPL | Virtual"

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DRUMMM Rhythmic Events (Ages 5-12) | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today at San Jose Library Online: DRUMMM Rhythmic Events (Virtual) for ages 5-12 Join the Online Drummm Jam with Jeni Swerdlow! Featuring a virtual hands-on experience that educates as it entertains. Fun and Engaging for all ages. Grab your drums or "found sounds" and join an inspiring music-making adventure. Learn and practice creating rhythms in … Continue reading "DRUMMM Rhythmic Events (Ages 5-12) | SJPL | Virtual"

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Exploring Adaptations | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Virtual Exploring Adaptations Hosted by the Tully Branch Library. Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society presents a close look at the world of adaptations using birds from around the world, we'll find the extremes of adaptations and find the local birds we can find in our yards and parks that share these traits. Attendees are … Continue reading "Exploring Adaptations | SJPL | Virtual"

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Valley Water Storytime: Little Blue Hen | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Virtual Valley Water Storytime: Little Blue Hen The Story of The Little Blue Hen is inspired by "The Little Red Hen" story and tells the tale of the Little Blue Hen as she learns to conserve water every day. Told in the style of a storybook and with opportunities to join in, students will … Continue reading "Valley Water Storytime: Little Blue Hen | SJPL | Virtual"

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Community Resources for Teen Action | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Community Resources for Teen Action (Virtual) This program will be part of the Vineland's Teens Reach meeting, but all teens are welcome to attend this discussion and information program to learn about ways to be involved in the community, do community service, and how to make the world a better place. Recommend having paper … Continue reading "Community Resources for Teen Action | SJPL | Virtual"

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Math, Science, Writing & SAT Practice | Online

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

Today: Math, Science, Writing & SAT Practice (Virtual) Preparing for the SAT or need to improve your score? Join us to practice the SAT test.  Our instructor will review the answers with you. To ensure the quality of this program, we would limit the class size and the tutor will send you the assignment before the … Continue reading "Math, Science, Writing & SAT Practice | Online"

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SAT Practice | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: SAT Practice (Virtual) Preparing for the SAT or need to improve your score? Join us to practice the SAT test. Our instructor will review the answers with you. To ensure the quality of this program, we would limit the class size and the tutor will send you the assignment before the class. This class … Continue reading "SAT Practice | SJPL | 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, CA

*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"

Free

Tommy Terrific’s Wacky Magic | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Tommy Terrific's Wacky Magic (Virtual) Tommy Terrific's Wacky Magic will be performing an educational magic show about the "Tuskegee Airmen". The show will feature magic tricks of things that fly, from birds to planes to rocket ships, in a very fun and engaging way. Throughout the show, Tommy Terrific will explore the legacy and … Continue reading "Tommy Terrific’s Wacky Magic | SJPL | Virtual"

Free

Math Olympiad Club | SJPL Virtual

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

VIRTUAL Math Olympiad Club Prepare for the most prestigious math competition, or get better at mathematics! Children ages 8-11 will learn how to solve difficult math problems that prepare them for math competitions in middle school. Through guided instruction and practice using real competition math problems, participants will learn how to break down problems and … Continue reading "Math Olympiad Club | SJPL Virtual"

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Children’s Discovery Museum: Window Into a World | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Virtual Children's Discovery Museum: Window Into a World Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose presents "Window Into a World." Recommended for ages 6-10 years old. We'll take a look at 5 artists and their artwork exploring their favorite cities as seen from the view from the exhibit's Alphabet Airplane. Draw and build your own … Continue reading "Children’s Discovery Museum: Window Into a World | SJPL | Virtual"

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Coding with CS First – Game Design (Adv Level) | SJPL | Virtual

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

Today: Coding with CS First - Game Design (Advanced Level) - Virtual CS First is a fun computer science program for elementary and middle school students. Participants in the Game Design course will learn basic video game coding concepts by making different types of games, including racing, platform and launching. This class will be held … Continue reading "Coding with CS First – Game Design (Adv Level) | SJPL | Virtual"

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