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ESL Conversation Club at Campbell Library

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Campbell Library
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
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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Adult Book Discussion at Los Altos Library

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Before the Fall
Los Altos Library
Please join us as we discuss Noah Hawley's Before the Fall. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Los Altos Library Reference Desk.
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Adult Book Discussion: Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein at Gilroy Library

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Gilroy Library
Quiet Study B
The Gilroy Library Book Club will discuss Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein. Adults and teens of all ages are welcome. You may check out a copy at the Gilroy Library Information Desk upstairs. The Book Club generally meets on the last Tuesday of each month at 7pm and, for a morning session, on the first Friday of the following month at 10:15am
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Growing Succulents in Containers or in the Garden at Campbell Library

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Campbell Library
Community Room - Lower Level

With a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and colors to choose from, succulents are a great low-maintenance option for gardens, patios, or windowsills. These easy, low-water plants thrive in both containers and in the ground. Join Master Gardener and designer, Laura Balaoro to learn tips and techniques for success in propagating, growing, and caring for succulents.

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After Dinner Book Club

7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Morgan Hill Library
A good book and good company. Join us as we discuss the book The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger.
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Triple P Classes: The Power of Positive Parenting

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Morgan Hill Library
Program Room

Triple P can help you:

         Encourage behavior you like

         Deal with problem behavior

         Become confident as a parent

         Be realistic about parenting

 

Who is this for?

         Parents of children birth-12

What can I expect to learn?                                                              

          How to set up better routines for mealtimes or bedtimes           

          Tips and suggestions to suit your family’s needs                       

          How to improve communication with your child

          How to raise confident, healthy children

          How to take care of yourself                                                       

         How to prevent problems in high risk situations                           


No registration required.                             

If you have questions, please contact:

Priscilla Garcia, Community Solutions Clinical Program Manager

Telephone: 408-706-1216                        

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Adult Craft: Painting Cactus on Rocks Craft at Gilroy Library

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Adult Summer Reading 2017
Gilroy Library
Do you want a plant that you don’t have to worry about watering?   
Have fun painting your own cactus rocks and planter.                              
 For Adults Ages 18 +. All supplies provided.                                                
 Please sign up on our online events calendar. 

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Master Gardeners

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Los Altos Library
Starting Winter Vegetables From Seed 

Yearning for crispy snap peas in October, or home-grown salad greens in December? Mid-summer is the ideal time to begin planning your cool-season vegetable garden. Growing your own transplants from seed is a great way to get a jump on the season. Come hear tips on choosing vegetable varieties to plant in our region, and techniques, equipment, and conditions for seed growing success.
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English Conversation Club @ Saratoga Library

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Conversation Club
Saratoga Library
The English Conversation Club is offered every Thursday morning in the Community Room at 11:00 a.m.  The Club is open to all levels of English language learners.  Meetings are fun social events that help participants improve their English listening and speaking skills.  Participants practice speaking English, make friends, and learn about other cultures in a supportive environment.  Participation is on a drop-in basis.  Fluent English-speakers are welcome to help facilitate conversations of the ESL participants. To volunteer, please ask at the Adult Reference Desk.
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Heartfulness Relaxation & Meditation at Milpitas Library

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Milpitas Library

HEARTFULNESS MEDITATION paves the way for overall well-being by balancing one's existence and improving relationships. Come experience the beauty of the heart.  Each session consists of two parts:

Helpfulness Relaxation ~ A brief, five-minute guided relaxation technique that helps to relax the body and prepares us for meditation. It also aids us in getting a restful night's sleep.

Healthfulness Meditation ~ By meditating on the heart, we gradually learn to regulate the mind while exploring the unlimited potential of the heart. Continued practice can enable us to reach profound depths of meditation and achieve inner transformation.

You are invited to come to the library's Auditorium for these meditation sessions on Thursday mornings, presented by certified Heartfulness instructors Sandhya Balakrishnan and Shobha Prabala. Bring your friends, too! This is an ongoing program. No registration is required and participation is free.


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English Conversation Club @ Los Altos Library

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Los Altos Library
Practice speaking English in an informal setting, with a supportive group of adult English learners. This is a drop-in weekly meeting, with no registration or commitment required; however, basic (to advanced) English knowledge is recommended to participate. Meets in the Orchard (Program) room at Los Altos Library.

NOTE: Start time has been changed (beginning 2/9/17) to 1:30pm; meetings will now end at 3:00pm.
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ESL Conversation Club

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Morgan Hill Library
Do you want to improve your English language skills? Come to the library and improve your English listening and speaking skills. Learn about other cultures in a fun , respectful and supportive environment. This club will work to improve listening and speaking skills for all levels of English language learners. Topics will include American culture, life skills, and current events.
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Home Renovation Trends at Los Altos Library

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Los Altos Library
Orchard Room
Talk canceled because of illness. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
Have an interest in understanding the top 10 renovation ideas and trends happening in real estate today? Whether remodeling, selling or buying a home, come to this interactive workshop lead by Matt McCormick, Licensed Realtor, who will share innovative trends happening in California, US and other global markets. There will be additional licensed contractors present to address any and all specific questions.
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Citizenship Classes at Milpitas Library

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Milpitas Library
Computer Training Center

Come to the library's FREE classes to help you pass the United States citizenship test! 

Here are the requirements to take this class: 

~You must be ready to take the citizenship test in the coming months and need to prepare.    ~You must have been a legal permanent resident for at leas 5 years, or 3 years if married to a U.S. citizen.    ~You must read, write, and understand basic English.

What you will learn:    ~Overview of the citizenship process.  ~Understand the N-400 and where to get legal help.  ~What information and skills you need to pass the exam.  ~What to expect at the interview.  ~Practice interview techniques, reading and writing.

Classes are free, but space is limited, so register now at the Reference Desk upstairs!




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Trivia Night at Cupertino Library

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trivia
Cupertino Library
Story Room

Thursday, July 27th, 7:00 PM

  Library Story Room, first floor
Adults 18+. Seating is limited. Online registration begins on Thursday, July 13th at 10:00 AM.

Come have fun, bring your friends, and join the Cupertino Library for an evening of trivia.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Cupertino Library.

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Tai Chi with Roy Wong at Milpitas Library

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Milpitas Library
Respected Tai Chi Master Roy Wong teaches the elegant, healthful and spiritual exercise, Tai Chi, in our beautiful Auditorium. Signing up is required.  See Mrs. Wong for details on space availability when the next series begins on January 6, 2017.  The program is FREE, of course.     No drop-ins, please.
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ESL Conversation Club at Cupertino Library

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Conversation Club Ladies
Cupertino Library

This program is for adults aged 18 and over who speak basic English. Please join us for this fun sharing experience. Drop-in to improve your English listening & speaking skills and learn about other cultures in a supportive environment . Native speakers of English who want to volunteer at the meeting, please email wjaw@sccl.org. All meetings are kindly sponsored by the Friends of the Cupertino Library.

Effective Friday, September 2, 2016. The new time is now 10:30 AM-- 12:00 PM. Everything else will remain the same.

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ESL Conversation Club/Club de Conversación de ESL at Gilroy Library

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Gilroy Library
Join us for our ESL conversation club. Practice your English in a friendly, informal group that meets once a week for an hour.  English language learners of all levels of are welcome. Únase a nuestro club de conversación de ESL. Practique su Inglés  dentro de un grupo amistoso que se reúne una vez a la semana por una hora. Todos los niveles de estudiantes del idioma Inglés son bienvenidos.
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Rightsizing for the Right Life

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saratoga Library
Community Room
Are you surrounded by stuff and wish you could streamline but don't know how to begin? Cindy Hofen is the CEO of Managing Moves & More and a member of Senior Move Managers. Her presentation will cover techniques for getting started, assessing the value of what is in your home and the positive effects downsizing can have on your life..
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Friday Morning Yoga at Milpitas Library

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Milpitas Library
Yoga is helpful for strength, mobility, and tranquility. Join and benefit by this weekly Friday morning session in our Auditorium, presented by Shobha Prabala. Wear comfortable clothing; bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. No previous yoga experience is necessary. This ongoing program is free and there is no sign-up required -- please just drop in. All adults are welcome.  
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ESL Conversation Club at Milpitas Library

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Milpitas Library

PLEASE NOTE:  Starting on February 3rd, the Conversation Club will be meeting from 1:00pm to 2:00pm in our Auditorium.

Our friendly Librarians and fellow-learners will help you improve your English listening and speaking skills. For all levels of English language learners. Chat topics will include American culture, life skills and current events. Speak more English, make friends and learn new words. Participation is free and no sign-up is required.

We now hold the Conversation Club in our AUDITORIUM.

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Knit & Crochet at Milpitas Library

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Milpitas Library
Do you love to knit and/or crochet? Interested in learning how? Join us on Friday afternoons for our ongoing Knit & Crochet Circle. Instruction is available in English, Hindi, Punjabi, and Gujarati. Meet other yarn lovers while working on your latest project. Get help when you're stuck. Share ideas. Have fun! In our Conference Room. No registration, just drop by. Free, of course!
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Home Organizing 101: Tips, Tricks and Advice

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Saratoga Library

Professional organizer, Daria Casey, will talk about the basic principles of organizing and how to apply them in the home. We will talk about what it means to be organized, go through a step-by-step process for tackling an organizing project and discuss tips for dealing with the procrastination that may be stalling your efforts.

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