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Combined SAT/ACT Combination Practice Test

10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Kaplan Test Prep Logo
Cupertino Library
Community Hall
Combined SAT/ACT Combination Practice Test
Saturday, January 20, 2018 10 am. 
Community Hall 
10 am-1:30pm pm

Be prepared for the college entrance tests by taking a fully proctored SAT /ACT Combo Practice Test provided by Kaplan. Decide which test is right for YOU! This practice test will include questions from the ACT and questions from the SAT. So get some  excellent practice and remember to sign up today! 

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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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iMovie Class for Ages 9-14 at Gilroy Library (Sign-up)

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Gilroy Library
Community Room
Two classes for ages 9-14, learn how to and make a 1-2 minute movie using iMovie to be submitted in Morgan Hill Poppy Jasper International Film Festival. The classes will be held today and 1/27. Please make sure you can attend both sessions. Sign up for both classes on our online events calendar.
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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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iDEA: Innovative Development by Entrepreneurs Association—for Teens at Cupertino Library

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
IDEA Graphic
Cupertino Library
Story Room

Saturdays, January 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2018
Ground Floor Story Room 2-6 pm.

For Students in Grades 7-12


Interested in business? Being creative and building your own     company? Working with a group? If so, apply to entrepreneurship program through iDEA & Cupertino Library! We want dedicated, hardworking students, who, in this four week program, will learn:

 Þ  The process behind starting a business or creating a product

        Þ  The purpose of market research and how to conduct it

        Þ  How to construct a business plan and why it is needed

        Þ  How to write an executive summary

        Þ  How to write a market research summary

        Þ  How to create and write out an implementation strategy

        Þ  How to create and write a management and financial plan

        Þ  How to pitch and give powerful and persuasive presentations

        Þ  How to create digital designs using computer aided design (CAD)

       Þ  How to make a video explaining their product/service

       Þ  How to create a digital design of their product through CAD


In this program, you will form teams and use the concepts taught in each session to think of a product/service and create a business plan and presentation. You will present to judges, who will act as investors and evaluate each group. The winning team will receive a $100 gift card.  Participants must bring their own laptop.

Enrollment in this series will be decided by lottery.  To be eligible for selection, please register online between Wednesday, December 13 at 1 pm and Wednesday, December 27 at 9 pm. Please register ONLY if you will be able to attend all 4 sessions. One registration per person, please. Particpants will be selected via lottery on Thursday, December 28th. If you are selected, you will receive an confirmation email from Cupertino Library Staff member, Lucia. If you are selected, please RSVP to Matt Lorenzo (teen librarian) no later than Tuesday, January 2nd. : mlorenzo@sccl.org

Click here to submit a registration into the lottery between Wednesday, December 13 at 1 pm and Wednesday, December 27 at 9 pm. 

https://tinyurl.com/SCCL-CUiDEA



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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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Introduction to Java Programming for Teens @ Milpitas Library

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Milpitas Library
Computer Training Center

This FREE series of classes is for students in 7th through 11th grades who have had no previous experience in the programming language JAVA and who wish to learn the basics.  Visit www.mathandcoding.org for more info about the curriculum.  PLEASE sign up ONLY if you can attend ALL 4 sessions.   

We suggest that you sign up online.  Or, you may call (408) 262-1171 ext.3616.

There is room for 20 students.  Students are encouraged to bring their own laptops; a limited number (3-4) of laptops are available for inside-the-library loan and computers are available for in-class use.  The workshop has a 4-week curriculum.


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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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CoderDojo Coding Club

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Saratoga Library

CoderDojo Coding Club is an open learning environment featuring a different coding language at each table. Collaborate with others interested in the coding language you are interested in.  Bring a project or start something new. Help each other with projects. Adult mentors are available for assistance.

• Events are open to students from 11 - 17 years of age.

• Bring your own laptop or borrow one from the library.

• Seating is limited, so please register. Walk-ins only permitted if there is space available.

 Sign up for CoderDojo event notifications: http://bit.ly/cdsvsaratoga

 

CoderDojo Silicon Valley is an all-volunteer organization. To volunteer as a technical mentor or event volunteer please contact office@coderdojosv.org

CoderDojo Silicon Valley collects the minimum data about our members that is needed to run our events, and we will never rent or sell our members' data to third parties.

 

 

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Media Maker Workshop for Ages 11-18 at Gilroy Library (Sign-up)

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Gilroy Library
Computer Training Lab
Teens! Join our multimedia classes at the Gilroy Library.  
Unlock your creativity as you explore Adobe Creative Cloud.  

Make your own photo mashups with Photoshop or learn to edit a video with Premiere. Take part in the introduction classes or learn more about one of the other Adobe Creative products that interests you. 

For Ages 11-18. To ensure your place please sign up on our online events calendar at www.sccl.org/gilroy or at the upstairs info desk. Drop-ins welcome if space allows.

Repeat sign ups welcome!

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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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Teen Video Gaming at the Los Altos Library

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Los Altos Library
Come challenge your friends to a game of Super Smash Bros. or Mariokart!
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Road Map to 4 years in High School: Teen Flex Prep Workshop at Cupertino Library

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Logo For Flex College Prep
Cupertino Library
Community Hall
Wednesday, January 24  7 – 8:15pm
Cupertino Community Hall

A Seminar For Middle School Students & Families which includes: How to Plan Extracurricular Activities (both in school & off-campus); Courses To Take Through the 4 Years in HS (a brief overview of the strength & rigor of Honors/APs, 12th grade coursework, A-G, HS, & UC/CSU requirements); Testing Roadmap & Timeline (ACT/SAT I/SAT II/AP). Online registration 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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Beginning Drawing with Charcoal and Pastel for Ages 13+ at Gilroy Library (Sign-up)

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Gilroy Library
Community Room

For Ages 13 and Up. Beginners and artists of various levels of     experience are welcome. Space is limited. Sign up on our online events calendar at www.scccl.org/events.

 

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Teen Craft Hour at Milpitas Library

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Milpitas Library

Fun crafts for teens. Must be 12 - 18 years old.  You'll be amazed at the cool crafts you can produce in an hour! Every 4th Thursday of the month at 4:00 PM we will feature a different type of craft project.  We'll provide the materials and basic instruction and assistance -- YOU provide the imagination.  

Free, of course!  See you there, in the Auditorium.

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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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iMovie Class for Ages 9-14 at Gilroy Library (Sign-up)

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Gilroy Library
Community Room
Two classes for ages 9-14, learn how to and make a 1-2 minute movie using iMovie to be submitted in Morgan Hill Poppy Jasper International Film Festival. The Classes will be held 1/20 and 1/27. Please make sure you can attend both sessions. Sign up for both classes on our online events calendar entry for January 20.
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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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iDEA: Innovative Development by Entrepreneurs Association—for Teens at Cupertino Library

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
IDEA Graphic
Cupertino Library
Story Room

Saturdays, January 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2018
Ground Floor Story Room 2-6 pm.

For Students in Grades 7-12


Interested in business? Being creative and building your own     company? Working with a group? If so, apply to entrepreneurship program through iDEA & Cupertino Library! We want dedicated, hardworking students, who, in this four week program, will learn:

 Þ  The process behind starting a business or creating a product

        Þ  The purpose of market research and how to conduct it

        Þ  How to construct a business plan and why it is needed

        Þ  How to write an executive summary

        Þ  How to write a market research summary

        Þ  How to create and write out an implementation strategy

        Þ  How to create and write a management and financial plan

        Þ  How to pitch and give powerful and persuasive presentations

        Þ  How to create digital designs using computer aided design (CAD)

       Þ  How to make a video explaining their product/service

       Þ  How to create a digital design of their product through CAD


In this program, you will form teams and use the concepts taught in each session to think of a product/service and create a business plan and presentation. You will present to judges, who will act as investors and evaluate each group. The winning team will receive a $100 gift card.  Participants must bring their own laptop.

Enrollment in this series will be decided by lottery.  To be eligible for selection, please register online between Wednesday, December 13 at 1 pm and Wednesday, December 27 at 9 pm. Please register ONLY if you will be able to attend all 4 sessions. One registration per person, please. Particpants will be selected via lottery on Thursday, December 28th. If you are selected, you will receive an confirmation email from Cupertino Library Staff member, Lucia. If you are selected, please RSVP to Matt Lorenzo (teen librarian) no later than Tuesday, January 2nd. : mlorenzo@sccl.org

Click here to submit a registration into the lottery between Wednesday, December 13 at 1 pm and Wednesday, December 27 at 9 pm. 

https://tinyurl.com/SCCL-CUiDEA



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Introduction to Java Programming for Teens @ Milpitas Library

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Milpitas Library
Computer Training Center

This FREE series of classes is for students in 7th through 11th grades who have had no previous experience in the programming language JAVA and who wish to learn the basics.  Visit www.mathandcoding.org for more info about the curriculum.  PLEASE sign up ONLY if you can attend ALL 4 sessions.   

We suggest that you sign up online.  Or, you may call (408) 262-1171 ext.3616.

There is room for 20 students.  Students are encouraged to bring their own laptops; a limited number (3-4) of laptops are available for inside-the-library loan and computers are available for in-class use.  The workshop has a 4-week curriculum.


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Registration is open

Media Maker Workshop for Ages 11-18 at Gilroy Library (Sign-up)

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Gilroy Library
Computer Training Lab
Teens! Join our multimedia classes at the Gilroy Library.  
Unlock your creativity as you explore Adobe Creative Cloud.  

Make your own photo mashups with Photoshop or learn to edit a video with Premiere. Take part in the introduction classes or learn more about one of the other Adobe Creative products that interests you. 

For Ages 11-18. To ensure your place please sign up on our online events calendar at www.sccl.org/gilroy or at the upstairs info desk. Drop-ins welcome if space allows.

Repeat sign ups welcome!

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Movie at Gilroy Library: Breathe

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Gilroy Library
Community Room
Join us for a showing of the teen movie Breathe.
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