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Scan Your Memories

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saratoga Library

Do you have photo albums or unsorted pictures at home?

Have you ever thought about digitizing them to make sure you don’t lose them in case of an emergency?

Or are you looking for an easier way to share them with your family and friends?

Make an appointment with one of our volunteers to learn how to create virtual backups of your most cherished memories:

- Bring up to ten pictures to scan.

- Create a Google account and upload the pictures.

Volunteers will walk you through the process.

Scanning by appointment only: call us or make an appointment at the adult reference desk. 

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Free ZUMBA Classes ages 14 and up at Campbell Library

10:30 AM - 11:30 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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Introduction to Guitar at Gilroy Library (Sign-up)

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Gilroy Library
Quiet Study B

Join us for an introduction to guitar workshop. 

Topics covered include:

Understanding rhythm

Knowing parts of the guitar

Tuning the guitar

Fingering the guitar fret board

Strumming with or without a pick

Reading guitar chord diagrams

Singing songs while strumming guitar chords

Please bring  your own guitar. Instructor will have limited guitars and tuners for use. Sign up for this series of classes on our online events calendar or at the information desk. Signing up for one class means signing up for all four classes. These programs are for ages 10+

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Asian Art Museum: Lunar New Year at Milpitas Library

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12 New Year Animals
Milpitas Library
Auditorium
Lunar New Year 

Welcome in the lunar new year by learning about the traditions and symbolism which enrich this celebration each year.  The Asian Art Museum will be giving a talk on the Lunar New Year.
Lunar New Year is a fun and fact-filled exploration of the practices and symbolism surrounding the celebration of the new year in Asian countries.  The new year -- 4716, by Chinese reckoning -- will begin on February 16 for the year of the Earth Dog.  Find out what that all means during the talk.  AAM website is: http://www.asianart.org/
All are welcome.  Free, as always.  In our Auditorium.


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Pacific Scribes Calligraphy Demonstration

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Saratoga Library
Community Room
To celebrate John Hancock Day and their January display on the Saratoga Art Wall, Pacific Scribes calligraphy group will demonstrate different lettering techniques. Stop by the community room and make your own bookmark.
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Sewing Class for Ages 10+ at Gilroy Library (Sign-up)

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Gilroy Library
Community Room
Join us and make a fun sewing project! All supplies will be provided. this program is for ages 10+. Please sign up for this program on our online events calendar.
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Meditation and the Brain with Dr. Manish Saggar at Cupertino Library

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Meditation Image
Cupertino Library
Community Hall
Saturday, January 20, 2018
Cupertino Community Hall, 4:00 pm.

Ever wondered what is meditation all about? How does meditation work? In this workshop , Dr. Manish Saggar is an Asst. Professor in the department of Psychiatry, Stanford University School of Medicine. He is a long time meditator, who speaks nationally on the topic. Dr. Saggar will explore psychological as well as traditional views on how meditation benefits us on numerous levels. He will share certain studies that show how meditation enhances brain functioning. There will even be a meditation sitting as well. Join Dr. Saggar for this powerful workshop.

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Computer Skills for Vietnamese Speakers

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Milpitas Library

PLEASE NOTE: Starting on December 3, 2017, continuing through Sunday, March 4, these tutoring sessions will be FROM 2:00 TIL 4:00.  As daylight saving time ends, we will go back to the original time on Sunday, March 11.

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 is required.

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Heartfulness Meditation at Los Altos Library

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
water drop
Los Altos Library
Orchard Room
Learn relaxation and meditation techniques with Heartfulness Certified Instructor Radhalakshmi Ramakrishnan.  Visit http://en-us.heartfulness.org/ for more information.
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Bridge: Play of the Hand

12:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Morgan Hill Library
Program Room
A free series of Intermediate Bridge classes taught by ACBL Accredited instructor Al Peponis. Instructional materials provided by the Friends of the Morgan Hill Library. 
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Virtual Lawyers in the Gilroy Library (Sign-up)

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Gilroy Library
Quiet Study B
As part of the ProBono Project, Virtual Lawyers in the Library will be offering free legal advice on a variety of subjects including immigration, landlord/tenant, divorce, child custody, elder issues and small claims court. We will use video and internet technology to connect participants for a free 20 minute legal consultation with an attorney. Space is limited- make your appointment today at the Information Desk or sign up online: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4cabac23a4f49-gilroy2
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Free ZUMBA! at the Morgan Hill Library

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Morgan Hill Library
Program Room
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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ESL Classes for Adults at Gilroy Library/ Clases gratis de ingles para adultos (Sign-up)

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Gilroy Library
Meeting Room
 Improve English listening


and speaking skills.

 Textbooks and supplies

provided for free.

 Space is limited.

 Sign up at the Information

Desk or call 408 842-8207





Mondays and Wednesdays

January 8th — May 2nd

6:30pm — 8:30pm

GILROY LIBRARY MEETING ROOM





Esta clase ayudara adultos escuchar, entender y hablar el Ingles.

 Libros y útiles serán incluidos gratis.

 Espacio es limitado.

 ¡Apúntese en el Escritorio de Información hoy!




Los lunes y miércoles Comenzando el 8 de enero hasta el 2 de mayo 6:30pm — 8:30pm
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Building a Raised Bed for Vegetable Gardening at Morgan Hill Library

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Morgan Hill Library
Program Room
Learn various ways of creating a raised bed for vegetables. Find out what might work for your space. Learn what soil to use and why compost is important. Presented by UCCE Master Gardener Glen Lattig. 
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Social Security and Retirement Planning with Arvind Ven at Los Altos Library

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Los Altos Library
Orchard Room
We are sorry for the inconvenience, but the presenter has had to cancel this talk.


One of the most confusing, but important phases of retirement strategies is understanding your Social Security retirement benefits. 

Managing your Social Security income benefit is an important part of your retirement income process. The discussion will also touch upon other sources of retirement income to augment and/or fill in the gaps from Social Security.

Mr. Ven is a financial advisor and columnist for the Los Altos Town Crier.
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ESL Conversation Club at Campbell Library

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Campbell Library
Community Room - Lower Level
Improve your English listening and speaking skills in a friendly setting. For all levels of English language learners. Chat topics will include American culture, life skills and current events. Make friends, discover new cultures, and learn new words. No sign-up needed.
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Computer Skills Tutoring at Milpitas Library

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Milpitas Library
Do you need some help understanding computer usage?  Come to our Computer Training Center on Tuesday afternoons at 4:00. Our volunteer teens can help you with your questions.  Email, Internet searching or troubleshooting, Google Docs, and more!  One-on-one tutoring is really helpful, so drop in and try it, on our computers.  All adults are welcome. Free, of course!
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Zumba at Gilroy Library

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Gilroy Library
Community Room
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 features rhythms like salsa, merengue, cumbia and samba set to Latin and international beats. Come join the Zumba Party at the Gilroy Library!
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AAUW Speech-Trek 2018

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Morgan Hill Library
Program Room
Come root for Morgan Hill students as they deliver 5 to 6 minute speeches on the theme: "How Can We Stand Up to Sexism." Judges will award prizes to the top three. Sponsored by the Morgan Hill Chapter of the American Association of University Women.
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Adult Book Discussion at Los Altos Library

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Light Between Oceans book cover
Los Altos Library
Orchard Room
Please join us as we discuss The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman. A limited number of copies of the book are available for checkout at the Adult Reference Desk. 
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Pruning for Procrastinators

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saratoga Library
Community Room
Are you a pruning procrastinator? Get going because native plants are growing and getting ready to burst forth in spring! Patricia Evans will show how to prune shrubs, perennials, and trees to avoid pruning more than necessary in the future. 
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ESL Classes for Adults at Gilroy Library/ Clases gratis de ingles para adultos (Sign-up)

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Gilroy Library
Meeting Room
 Improve English listening
and speaking skills.
 Textbooks and supplies
provided for free.
 Space is limited.
 Sign up at the Information
Desk or call 408 842-8207

Mondays and Wednesdays
January 8th — May 2nd
6:30pm — 8:30pm
GILROY LIBRARY MEETING ROOM

Esta clase ayudara adultos escuchar, entender y hablar el Ingles.
 Libros y útiles serán incluidos gratis.
 Espacio es limitado.
 ¡Apúntese en el Escritorio de Información hoy!

Los lunes y miércoles Comenzando el 8 de enero hasta el 2 de mayo 6:30pm — 8:30pm
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Paint Night for Adults ages 18+ at Gilroy Library (Sign-up)

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Gilroy Library
Community Room
Join us for paint night! all supplies will be provided for you to paint your very own masterpiece. This program is for ages 18+ and sign up on our online events calendar is required.
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Vision Board Workshop at Morgan Hill Library

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
vision board workshop graphic
Morgan Hill Library
Program Room
Want to start 2018 on the right foot? Set your goals and dreams for the year in this innovative (free!) workshop! 

What is a vision board?
- Cut out images and words from magazines and paste them on a poster board. 
- Set the board in your home to look at every day so that your brain aligns with the outcome you most want to attract. 
- Help your dreams come true and stay inspired throughout the year. 

About our presenter: Ewa Samples photographs families, kids, business owners, and, recently, strangers. Her motto: be a mermaid in a sea of fish. She believes all mothers are superheroes. She was selected as one of San Jose's top twenty newborn photographers by Expertise in 2016. She has been using Vision Boards to achieve her goals for the past four years. 

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ESL Conversation Class at Campbell Library

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Campbell Library

This English as a Second Language class focuses on listening to and speaking English. The instructor, from Campbell Adult and Community Education, provides lessons, answers questions, and facilitates conversation exercises. 

This class is for high beginner to intermediate level.  Space is limited. Registration and assessment test are required.  

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