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Read for the Record Story Walk @ Cupertino Library

Friday, October 28, 2016
Cupertino Library
Jumpstart's "Read for the Record" is a national campaign launched over a decade ago to inspire shared reading and promote early literacy.  On Thursday, October 27th take a walk through the Cupertino Library and read "The Bear Ate Your Sandwich" by Julia Sarcone-Roach which will be on display.  At the end of your library walk, head to the Children's Reference Desk to be counted in the years "Read for the Record". 
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Teen Hack-a-thon

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saratoga Library

Saratoga Library has partnered with Tekspark.org to bring you a teen hack-a-thon. High school students: sign up in groups of 3-5 on the library website.

Put your programming skills to the test and present your work to a panel of judges in the afternoon: The three best teams will win a prize! 

 

8:30-9:00am: Breakfast + Idea brain-storming with mentors

9:00-noon: Coding time

12-12:30 Lunch break

12:30-3:15: Continue coding

3:15-3:45: Record video (laptop screen only, voice ok) of working demo, prepare for 5-7 min presentation with Q&A

3:45: Break and refreshments

3:45-4:30: Team presentations

4:30-4:40: Panelist review of presentations

4:40-5:00: Award Presentation

 

Areas:

  • The hack should solve problems in one of the following areas:
    • Gun and Violence Control
    • Internet safety in the age of social media
    • Promotion of gender diversity in tech

 

Rules:

  • Teams of 3-5 members
  • Open to all high schools
  • All work must be original and only done on the day of the hackathon

 

Criteria for awards:

  • Original idea
  • Working demo
  • Team work and well-planned presentation
  • Level of programming skills demonstrated
  • Extra credit for knowledge outside general curriculum

Judges:

Puja Sood, Director of Engineering Riverbed Technology

Mitun Lahiri, Engineering Manager at Amazon

Jayanthi Subramani, Senior Manager Information Systems at Amgen


Things to remember:

  • Be on time
  • Ensure all software you need for your programming are pre-installed on your laptops before you arrive so you don’t spend time on in
  • Do some planning so you know how to split work among team members for the duration allowed
  • Remember to bring chargers and any other accessories you need for the day
  • Don’t hesitate to approach one of the mentors if there is a technical issue or if you need anything
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MOCK SAT Practice Test with KAPLAN

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Kaplan Logo
Cupertino Library

Saturday, October 1,   10AM – 2PM

Cupertino Community Hall

Students will benefit from experiencing the structure and timing of the SAT test prior to entering their actual official test day. Students will receive a comprehensive analysis of their performance on the test immediately following the exam, detailing individual strengths and areas for improvement. This is as close as you will come to taking the SAT test, so get some excellent practice and register. Online Registration begins at 10AM on Monday, September 19th.


IMPORTANT: The City will be hosting a bike rodeo behind City Hall on Saturday, October 1.  The parking lot behind City Hall and Community Hall will be blocked off, with no parking allowed and the Rodrigues driveway closed, during the rodeo which will last until about 1 p.m.  The parking lot behind the library will still be open and available, and the driveway on Torre will remain open.

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Free ZUMBA Classes ages 14 and up at Campbell Library

10:05 AM - 11:05 AM
Campbell Library
Join us for free Zumba classes for ages 14 and up, at the Campbell Library! Come move and groove to tropical beats. Wear comfortable workout clothes and shoes. Bring your bottle of water and a small towel. No registration required. 
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Bilingual Storytime at Morgan Hill Library

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Morgan Hill Library
Join us for bilingual storytime in English and Spanish for the whole family. Storytimes will feature books, songs, rhymes and plenty of fun!
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Tutoría de Computación En español at Gilroy Library

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Gilroy Library
Busqueda basica en el internet e introduccion al correo electronico. 
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Family Play and Learn @ Milpitas Library

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Milpitas Library
Join us every Saturday at 11:00 am in the Activity Room for Play and Learn Time for all ages of children and families. We will have toys, puzzles and games for children and their caregivers to come and enjoy.
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Rhythm, Rattle and Rock Music and Movement Story Time at Gilroy Library

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Gilroy Library
A lively and noisy half hour of songs, dance, instruments, and fun. Come rattle a shaker, clap your hands, wave a scarf, and have a ball! Families and children of all ages are welcome.
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Election Forum Discussion at Gilroy Library

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Gilroy Library
Saturday, October 1st at 2pm
Mayor & City Council Candidates, Measure H - Urban Growth Boundary 

Saturday, October 8th at 2pm
Gilroy School Board Candidates
Gavilan College Candidates - Area 6
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Future Speakers

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Milpitas Library
Students in grades 2-5 will learn the fundamentals of public speaking through activities.
Sessions will take place August 2,20; September 3,17 and October 1,15,29 in the conference room.

This program is presented by a nationally recognized Varsity Public Forum debater and captain of the Speech and Debate Team at her high school. 
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Respook, Rewear, Rescare! Halloween Costume Swap at Morgan Hill Library

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Morgan Hill Library
Come to our costume swap to find something frightfully new to wear for Halloween this year! We will be accepting donations from Monday, September 5th until Friday, September 30th. You can drop off your donation in our barrel in the lobby. We are accepting all costumes, ages infant to adult. They MUST be gently worn with NO tears of stains. Unsawpped costumes will be donated to good will.
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Cupertino Library Fall Performing Arts Series: PAMPA Dance Academy

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Pampa Dance Academy Woman
Cupertino Library

Saturday  October 1, 2016  4:30 pm.
Cupertino Community Hall, 10350 Torre Ave Cupertino, CA 95014

Cupertino Library proudly presents the PAMPA Dance Academy in their Fall Performance Series debut.  If traditional Indian Dance and beautiful, colorful costumes appeal to you, don't miss the PAMPA Dance Academy.

Save the date for the return of the Bo Ai Chorus on Saturday October 29th at  2:30 pm.  Please note the performance start time may be subject to change in the future.                          

All performances in this series will be held at the Cupertino Community Hall, 10350 Torre Ave, Cupertino, CA 95014. Admission is free. This series is graciously sponsored by The Cupertino Library Foundation.
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Chess for Children

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Milpitas Library

Students in grades K-8 will be able to practice their chess skills. New learners welcome. Meet in the Activity Room.

This program is presented by the Milpitas High School Chess Club.

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Free Computer Class for Vietnamese Speakers at Milpitas Library

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Milpitas Library

Vietnamese speakers: Come to our Computer Training Center Sunday afternoons for free computer instruction. Knowledge of basic computer skills such as typing and use of the mouse is required. To practice class exercises, participants should bring a laptop. Classes last approximately 2 hours. No registration required.

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Stories for Babies @ Cupertino Library

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Cupertino Library
 Library Storyroom.  Non-walking babies under 1 year old; limited to the first 25 babies. Songs, books, nursery rhymes, bounces and fingerplays.
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Beginning Bridge Classes: Introductory Bidding & Play

12:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Morgan Hill Library
Learn the basics of game of bridge during this free series of 10 classes taught by ACBL Accredited Instructor Al Peponis. Thanks to the Friends of the Morgan Hill Library for providing the textbooks for this series of classes.
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Baby Lapsit at Woodland Library

1:15 PM - 1:55 PM
Woodland Branch Library
Baby lapsit is a 20-minute interactive storytime between the baby and caregiver with a librarian presenting stories, action rhymes, and songs.  A 20-minute Play and Learn follows each storytime, allowing babies and their caregivers more time to interact with each other.
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Play & Learn for 9-24 month-olds at Campbell Library

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Campbell Library
You and your child are invited to "play & learn" with toys designed to educate and entertain your baby! Free, no sign-ups required. Thank you to the Friends of Campbell Library for funding our free programs!
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Lego Club at Morgan Hill Library

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Morgan Hill Library
Come check out our LEGOS and build whatever you want! We will have LEGOS available for ages 2 and up and will be displaying the creations in the library until the next meeting. Registration is not required at this time.
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LEGO Club for kids in K-5th grade at Campbell Library

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Campbell Library
Kids in K-5th grade can drop in to create all kinds of fun.  LEGOS provided.
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School Age Storytime @ Cupertino Library

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Cupertino Library

Mondays 4:00 pm Library Storyroom. Children 5 years old and up. Stories, songs and flannelboards. Children only please. Parents are asked to stay in the Library, but remain outside the Story Room during the program.

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Free ZUMBA! at the Morgan Hill Library

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Morgan Hill Library
This Latin-inspired, easy-to-follow, dance-fitness party exhilarates your senses and works all major muscle groups in a high-energy cardio blast that leaves you invigorated, refreshed and full of life. Zumba classes feature exotic rhythms like salsa, merengue, cumbia and samba set to sexy Latin and international beats. Come see what Zumba! is all about!
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Color Me Calm Coloring Club for Adults at Milpitas Library

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Milpitas Library

WAIT! Isn't coloring for KIDS?  Not anymore!  ADULTS have re-discovered coloring for one simple reason: it's a great stress-reducer.  By letting us focus on a simple yet creative task, coloring has a relaxing effect on our brain similar to that of meditation.  Plus, it is FUN!

We'll be coloring interesting designs, with our beautiful colored pencils, in the Conference Room.  Please join us on Monday evenings.

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ESL Classes at Gilroy Library/Clase de ESL en la biblioteca Gilroy (Sign-up)

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Gilroy Library
Sign-up at the upstairs information desk. Llame a la biblioteca o venir a la mesa de referencia adulto para inscribirse.

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Cookbook Book Club at Morgan Hill Library

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Morgan Hill Library
Try some new cookbooks, taste new recipes and make some new friends at our Cookbook Book Club! October's theme: Paleo. 

How it works:

- Choose a cookbook that fits into the monthly theme. 
- Look through the cookbook, try a few recipes and pick your favorite. 
- Make your favorite recipe and bring samples potluck-style to the meeting (optional). 
- Come to the meeting and discuss the cookbooks, taste some delicious food and have fun!
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