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Start06/21/2022 3:30 pm
End04/27/2023 5:00 pm
Adult Social Emotional Learning Professional Learning Network
An opportunity to reflect, connect, learn, and plan out individual next steps with others working to implement Social Emotional Learning in schools.
Start07/01/2022 4:00 pm
End06/30/2023 5:30 pm
Parent Engagement Program - Active Parenting with SEL Support Workshop Series

Parents want to develop and support healthy relationships with their children! Enroll your school or district and invite parents to attend this 4-part webinar series in Fall 2022 or Spring 2023. Sessions will be in both English and Spanish.

Active Pare...

Start07/01/2022 4:00 pm
End06/30/2026 5:30 pm
Parent Engagement Program - Parent Project Jr. with SEL Support Workshop Series
Parents want to develop and support healthy relationships with their children! Enroll your school or district and invite parents to attend this 4-part webinar series in Fall 2022 or Spring 2023. Sessions will be in both English and Spanish. Parent Project Junior is a four-session workshop series ...
Start08/17/2022 11:00 am
End06/30/2023 11:30 am
CalPERS Webinars
Provided by CalPERS Schedule varies. Each session lasts 20-30 minutes.

Whether you're new to the workforce, mid-career, or nearing retirement, our webcasts can help you better understand your CalPERS benefits.

Webinars include:

  • Power of Attorney - Wednesday, Novem...
Start08/26/2022 12:00 pm
End04/20/2023 1:00 pm
CHWCP Community of Practice

 Students' health is significantly linked to academic achievement. The Santa Clara County Office of Education invites Directors of Student Services/Special Education, Coordinators of Student Services, school nurses, Health and Wellness Coordinators, Health and Wellness Co...

Start09/06/2022 10:00 am
End06/08/2023 11:30 am
Youth Health & Wellness District Leaders Collaborative

We know that the pandemic has exacerbated an already existing mental health crisis for our students. Our youth are experiencing higher rates of anxiety and depression. Together, we can change that!

Join us for the Santa Clara County Office of Education - Youth Health & Wellness Coll...

Start09/22/2022 3:30 pm
End03/02/2023 4:30 pm
K-12 Suicide Prevention, Early Intervention & Crisis Response Team Training Series

The Santa Clara County Office of Education, Santa Clara County Behavioral Health Services Department, and the HEARD Alliance are partnering to offer a K-12 Suicide Prevention, Early Intervention & Crisis Response Team (CRT) training series for schools who are seeking to establish a site-based CRT...

Start09/27/2022 9:30 am
End06/26/2023 11:00 am
Community Schools Fundamentals Transformational Learning Community

A whole child, whole-community approach to learning.

Community schools leverage the resources of the whole community – students, families, educators, and community partners – to build relationship-centered, supportive, and equita...

Start10/12/2022 2:30 pm
End05/10/2023 4:00 pm
LocationUnited States
Wellness Center PLC
Become a part of the Wellness Centers for Santa Clara County Schools Initiative by joining an opportunity for learning and implementing best practices around School Based Wellness Centers Please join the Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) and the California School Based Health Alliance ...
Start01/02/2023 4:00 pm
End06/30/2023 5:00 pm
LocationUnited States
2022-2023 EWP Informational Meeting
The Educator Workforce Pathways (EWP) Program guides and supports you in becoming a credentialed educator! Our team will help you find and complete a teaching credential program right for you. Regardless of your current education level, EWP provides grants up to $44,000 to eligible educator candidat...
Start01/26/2023 6:00 pm
End03/25/2023 6:00 pm
Spaces of Belonging (In-Person)

Spaces of Belonging features four local artists, Ellen Bepp, Frances Paragon Arias, Ted Fullwood, and Flo Oy Wong. Each have been instrumental in creating “spaces of belonging” and inspiring new beginnings in their communities. Three have roots in San José’s Eastside, Japantown, and Naglee...

Start01/31/2023 1:00 pm
End05/29/2023 1:00 pm
California School-Based Billing PLN

The Santa Clara County Office of Education- Youth Health & Wellness Department, and its consortium partners invite you to be part of the statewide School-based Billing Professional Learning Network.

Learn about the LEA BOP, SMAA, Managed Care Plan billing, and o...

Start01/31/2023 2:30 pm
End05/29/2023 2:30 pm
Santa Clara County School-Based Billing PLN

The Santa Clara County Office of Education- Youth Health & Wellness Department, and its consortium partners invite you to be part of the Santa Clara County School-Based Billing Professional Learning Network.

Learn about the LEA BOP, SMAA, Managed Care Plan billi...

Start02/06/2023 10:00 am
End03/30/2023 5:00 pm
Storywalk: Coqui in the City

Silicon Valley Reads presents a Storywalk with Coquí in the City! Come to the Los Altos Library and go for a walk, all while reading "Coquí in the City" page by page! This storywalk will be up from February 6th through March 30th. 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Start02/06/2023 10:00 am
End03/30/2023 5:00 pm
Storywalk: Coqui in the City

Silicon Valley Reads presents a Storywalk with Coquí in the City! Come to the Morgan Hill Library and go for a walk, all while reading "Coquí in the City" page by page! This storywalk will be up from February 6th through March 30th. 

660 West Main Ave in Morgan Hill.

Start02/06/2023 10:00 am
End03/30/2023 5:00 pm
Storywalk: Coqui in the City

Silicon Valley Reads presents a Storywalk with Coquí in the City! Come to the Cupertino Library and go for a walk, all while reading "Coquí in the City" page by page! This storywalk will be up from February 6th through March 30th. 

10800 Torre Avenue Cupertino.

Start03/01/2023 3:30 pm
End03/01/2023 4:30 pm
Sugar in Milk Story & Activity (In-person)
Hosted by the Almaden Branch Library. This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.” Join us as we share Thrity Umrigar’s “Sugar in Milk,” the story of a young girl who immigrated to the United States. Homesick, scared, not familiar with the...
Start03/01/2023 6:30 pm
End03/01/2023 7:30 pm
What the Fireflies Knew: Author Talk with Kai Harris (In-person)

Join the Mountain View City Library for an evening with Kai Harris, author of the critically acclaimed novel What the Fireflies Knew. She will discuss her writing process, her journey to publication and answer questions from the audience. Dr. Kai Harris is a writer and educator from Detroit, Mich...

Start03/02/2023 3:30 pm
End03/02/2023 4:15 pm
Author Visit: Thrity Umrigar Sugar in Milk

Join Author Thrity Umrigar as she talks about her book, Sugar in Milk. The story she shares is the experience that many people have in moving to a new country. Adding new cultures to our community is like dissolving sugar in milk- it makes it sweeter! Bring your questions! 

Start03/02/2023 4:30 pm
End03/02/2023 5:00 pm
Coqui in the City Read-Aloud/Skills for Parents (In-person)

Wondering how to draw your young child into the story and build reading comprehension skills at a young age? Join us as we share a parent-led Interactive Read Aloud of Nomar Perez’s “Coqui in the City,” the story of a boy who leaves his homeland, family, and friends. Parents will learn how ...

Start03/02/2023 5:00 pm
End03/02/2023 6:00 pm
Virtual Author Visit: Yamile Saied Mendez, Furia

Join the San Jose Library for a special virtual conversation with Furia author, Yamile Saied Mendez. Bring your questions!

REGISTER HERE

Start03/03/2023 1:30 pm
End03/03/2023 4:30 pm
Issues in the Identification of Emotional Disturbance

Issues in the Identification of Emotional Disturbance

03/03/2023 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

(Zoom link will be emailed to registered participants.)

 

Start03/04/2023 10:00 am
End03/04/2023 12:00 pm
Career Fair for K-8th (In-person)

Santa Clara County Office of Education is excited to host the annual K-8 Career Fair. The theme this year is Adventurous Careers, and the event will feature guest speakers from many exciting fields including firefighters, herpetologists (study of reptiles), storm trackers and more. We want to en...

Start03/04/2023 2:00 pm
End03/04/2023 3:00 pm
Sugar in Milk Story & Activity (In-person)
Hosted by the Berryessa Branch Library. This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.” Join us as we share Thrity Umrigar’s “Sugar in Milk,” the story of a young girl who immigrated to the United States. Homesick, scared, not familiar with t...
Start03/05/2023 2:00 pm
End03/05/2023 2:30 pm
Coqui in the City Read-Aloud/Skills for Parents (In-person)

Wondering how to draw your young child into the story and build reading comprehension skills at a young age? Join us as we share a parent-led Interactive Read Aloud of Nomar Perez’s “Coqui in the City,” the story of a boy who leaves his homeland, family, and friends. Parents will learn how ...

Start03/05/2023 2:00 pm
End03/05/2023 3:00 pm
Sugar in Milk Author Thrity Umrigar: Life in a new country (Virtual Program)

Join Indian Business & Professional Women (IBPW) in a conversation with children's book author, Thrity Umrigar.  Thrity will be in conversation with avid reader and immigrant from India, Shyla Sohoni. They will discuss the themes of the book including the experience and impact of immigrants on a...

Start03/05/2023 2:30 pm
End03/05/2023 3:45 pm
Amah Mutsun Land Trust: Chairman Val Lopez

Join the Morgan Hill Library in-person or live streaming for a discussion with the Amah Mutsun Land Trust Chair, Valentin Lopez. Valentin Lopez has served as Chair of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band since 2003, and the President of the Amah Mutsun Land Trust since its inception. Valentin is a Native ...

Start03/06/2023 2:00 pm
End03/06/2023 3:00 pm
ESL Conversation: New Beginnings (Virtual)

Hosted by the Sunnyvale Library. This discussion will be about new beginnings/transitions and we will compile essays from the last meeting. Do you want to improve your English? Join other adults to practice your English-speaking skills in a friendly group setting on Zoom. All levels welcome. Logi...

Start03/06/2023 6:30 pm
End03/06/2023 7:30 pm
Virtual Author Event: How to Show Up for the Life You Want

What do you want? Knowing the answer to that question and acting on it will change your life. During this Silicon Valley Reads event, Chris Janssen will share tools to quickly discover how to tap into your resourcefulness and embrace an empowering narrative. Start living all in now and get excit...

Start03/07/2023 11:00 am
End03/07/2023 11:30 am
Celebrity Storytime with Joe Simitian, Coqui in the City (In-person)

Join us for fun stories, rhymes, fingerplays and songs in the Orchard room (within the Children's room). Special guest County Supervisor will read Coqui in the City. If you or your child has a cough, runny nose, congestion or fever, please visit us when you feel better. First come, first served; ...

Start03/07/2023 4:00 pm
End03/07/2023 4:30 pm
For Parents: Post School Life

This webinar is for parents/guardians/families in Santa Clara County.

Presenters: Susan Bobbit-Voth and Garth Armit

Post-high school options will be discussed including:

  • Adult Day Programs
  • Competitive Integrated Employment (CIE) for individuals wit...
Start03/07/2023 4:00 pm
End03/07/2023 5:00 pm
Nature's New Beginnings at Don Edwards National Wildlife Refuge(Virtual)
Hosted by the Sunnyvale Public Library. Spring is in the air Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, the nation's first and largest urban refuge. Join Interpretive Ranger's with the San Francisco Bay Wildlife Society to take a virtual visit to Don Edwards National Wildlife Refuge and...
Start03/07/2023 4:30 pm
End03/07/2023 5:30 pm
Virtual Info Session: Foster Care & Adoption
Looking to give a new beginning to a child, expand your family, or learn more about how to help other families? Chat with a representative from Santa Clara County's Social Services department about adoption and foster care over Zoom. Learn and ask questions in an open and safe environment. Find out ...
Start03/07/2023 6:00 pm
End03/07/2023 7:30 pm
Movie Screening: Daughter of a Lost Bird

Silicon Valley Reads is proud to present a movie screening of the documentary, "Daughter of a Lost Bird" (2020, 66min). Kendra, an adult Native adoptee, reconnects with her birth family, discovers her Lummi heritage, and confronts issues of her own identity. Her singular story represents many aff...

Start03/07/2023 6:30 pm
End03/07/2023 7:30 pm
Detox Your Mind Through Meditation (Virtual Event)

Hosted by the Mountain View Public Library. Join long time meditator Gaurav Singh and learn how to implement a simple, yet very powerful meditation technique to detox your mind. Gaurav Singh is an experienced management consultant working as a Senior Manager with Ernst & Young. Along with managin...

Start03/08/2023 3:15 pm
End03/08/2023 5:15 pm
EL RISE! Leveraging Elementary Academic Text to Deepen Language Proficiency
Start03/08/2023 4:00 pm
End03/08/2023 5:00 pm
Sugar in Milk Story & Activity (In-person)
Hosted by the Cambrian Branch Library. This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.” Join us as we share Thrity Umrigar’s “Sugar in Milk,” the story of a young girl who immigrated to the United States. Homesick, scared, not familiar with th...
Start03/08/2023 4:00 pm
End03/08/2023 6:00 pm
Youth: SOGIE Workshop 2023

In collaboration with The LGBTQ+ Youth Space, learn more about the importance of understanding biological sex, gender expression, and gender identity.

This virtual training will take place on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 4-5:30pm.

This workshop covers:

-defining biologic...

Start03/08/2023 7:00 pm
End03/08/2023 8:00 pm
Principles of Modern Photography with Joan Sparks

Join wildlife photographer Joan Sparks for an evening talk covering the basic principles of modern photography. Joan will go over ways to use the camera to create an image that is even better than what you see. Careful thought is given to each image including design elements and shoot locations. ...

Start03/09/2023 3:30 pm
End03/09/2023 4:30 pm
Coqui in the City Story & Activity (In-person)

In-person at the Joyce Ellington Branch Library.

This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.” Join us as we share Nomar Perez’s “Coqui in the City,” the story of a boy who leaves his homeland, family, and friends. His parents ...

Start03/09/2023 4:30 pm
End03/09/2023 6:00 pm
Intro to Mandarin (In-person)

A new language for a new beginning! Have you always wanted to pick up a new language? The Los Gatos Library can help you get started.

In Collaboration with the San Jose Learning Center, we will be bringing 3 Intro Lanagues courses to the library: Spanish, Mandarin, and American Sign Lan...

Start03/09/2023 6:00 pm
End03/09/2023 7:00 pm
Book Club (virtual): What the Fireflies Knew

Hosted by the East San José Carnegie Branch Library.

Join us for an engaging literary discussion of "What the Fireflies Knew" by Kai Harris. This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.” Please visit our library catalog to obtain a ...

Start03/10/2023 8:30 am
End03/10/2023 11:30 am
AAC/AT Part 3 of 3: Implementing AAC/AT Tools and Strategies

THIS FOR PART 3 OF A 3-PART TRAINING: DEVICES AND BEYOND – EXPLORING INNOVATIVE AAC AND AT SOLUTIONS FOR STUDENTS WITH COMPLEX COMMUNICATION AND LEARNING NEEDS (registration is required for each session of this training)

Intended Audience: Th...

Start03/10/2023 6:00 pm
End03/10/2023 7:00 pm
Furia Book Club for Adults in Spanish: Club del Libro en Espanol

Yo era la Furia, después de todo. Sería la elegida para romper el círculo. En Rosario, Argentina, Camila Hassan tiene una doble vida. En casa es una hija atenta y en la cancha es la imparable Furia. Cuando su equipo califica para el torneo Sudamericano, sabrá cuán lejos puede llegar. El cami...

Start03/11/2023 9:00 am
End03/11/2023 10:00 am
Dance to New Beginnings (Jazzercise)

Take a Journey through dance to New Beginnings! If you are looking for a personal journey for your health, come to this class! Join passionate, enthusiastic and FUN instructor, Nisa Leone, as she leads the group in a fitness class for all levels. Join in person at Blach Middle School in Los Altos...

Start03/11/2023 11:00 am
End03/11/2023 11:30 am
Celebrity Storytime with Mayor Carmen Montano, Coqui in the City (In-person)

Join the Milpitas Library on Saturday mornings for Family Storytime. This thirty-minute story time features lots of movement, singing, and action. Early literacy focus is on picture books, flannel board stories and fingerplays and an early introduction to group dynamics and socialization. Featuri...

Start03/11/2023 11:00 am
End03/11/2023 1:00 pm
Meet & Greet with Kai Harris (In-person)

This special event will be held at the charming San Jose Clubhouse in San Jose. Join We and Our Neighbors and other community organizations as we welcome Kai Harris for an informal meet & greet. We will have some refreshments, and sit in a circle as we get to know Kai during this lovely afternoon...

Start03/12/2023 12:00 pm
End03/12/2023 5:00 pm
Sugar in Milk Activity (Grab & Go)

The Evergreen Branch Library will have a companion Grab and Go craft for Sugar in Milk. We will provide materials and instructions for the hyacinth flower craft which is used in celebration of Persian New Year, Nowruz, on March 21/22, 2023. Thrity Umrigar’s “Sugar in Milk,” is the story of ...

Start03/12/2023 1:30 pm
End03/12/2023 2:30 pm
Coqui in the City Story & Activity (In-person)

In-person at the Vineland Branch Library.

This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.” Join us as we share Nomar Perez’s “Coqui in the City,” the story of a boy who leaves his homeland, family, and friends. His parents help hi...

Start03/12/2023 3:00 pm
End03/12/2023 4:00 pm
Persian New Year Celebration

Please join us to celebrate and learn about the Persian New Year at the West Valley Branch Library! This year we are proud to host the Bay Area Persian Music Ensemble. This inclusive community orchestra performs Persian music in the Bay Area of Northern California. Space may be limited and attend...

Start03/13/2023 10:00 am
End03/13/2023 2:30 pm
Testing Event
ABA
Start03/13/2023 12:00 pm
End03/20/2023 4:00 pm
LocationUnited States
SP202 by CCPA
Start03/13/2023 4:00 pm
End06/05/2023 5:00 pm
LocationUnited States
2022-2023 "Earn A Teaching Credential," Informational Meeting
Learn all about earning a credential in Special Education! Attend our informational meeting to learn how you can earn your Special Education degree with Educator Preparation Programs.
Start03/14/2023 12:00 pm
End03/14/2023 1:00 pm
Book Club (virtual): The Second Life of Mirielle West

Hosted by the Riconada Library.

The Brown Bag Book Club meets monthly on the second Tuesday and reads a mix of fiction and nonfiction titles. To receive the Zoom link by email, please register for the event. You will receive the Zoom link the day before or the day of the event. Our ...

Start03/14/2023 3:00 pm
End03/14/2023 5:00 pm
Supporting Struggling Students throughout the Day

Intended Audience: Special Ed & General Ed Teachers serving students with emotional, behavioral, and mental health needs

The focus of this training will be on discussing and identifying specific mental health conditions and how they present in the classr...

Start03/14/2023 4:30 pm
End03/14/2023 5:30 pm
Mindful Crafting: Silicon Valley Reads
In celebration of this year's Silicon Valley Reads theme, "Journey to New Beginnings", join us to learn a new skill! We're going to slow down and enjoy the calming repetitiveness of knitting with just our hands as we learn a technique for making cozy, chunky blankets. You'll receive instructions and...
Start03/14/2023 7:00 pm
End03/14/2023 8:30 pm
Movie Screening: Daughter of a Lost Bird

Silicon Valley Reads is proud to present a movie screening of the documentary, "Daughter of a Lost Bird" (2020, 66min). Kendra, an adult Native adoptee, reconnects with her birth family, discovers her Lummi heritage, and confronts issues of her own identity. Her singular story represents many aff...

Start03/15/2023 4:00 pm
End03/15/2023 5:00 pm
Sugar in Milk Story & Activity (In-person)
Hosted by the West Valley Branch Library. This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.” Join us as we share Thrity Umrigar’s “Sugar in Milk,” the story of a young girl who immigrated to the United States. Homesick, scared, not familiar with...
Start03/15/2023 4:00 pm
End03/15/2023 5:00 pm
Sugar in Milk Story & Activity (In-person)
Hosted by the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library. This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.” Join us as we share Thrity Umrigar’s “Sugar in Milk,” the story of a young girl who immigrated to the United States. Homesick, scared, n...
Start03/15/2023 4:00 pm
End03/15/2023 5:00 pm
Teen Book Club: When Stars are Scattered (In-person)

Join the Sunnyvale Public Library for a discussion of When Stars are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed. Read the book beforehand, register, and come ready to discuss themes, perspectives, journeys. First 5 teens to register will receive a free copy of the book! You will be alerted i...

Start03/15/2023 5:30 pm
End03/15/2023 6:30 pm
Sharing New Beginnings: Your Journey Starting a New Life

Hosted by the Joyce Ellington Branch Library.

This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.”

Join us and share your story and experience in starting a new life for yourself. This is a great sharing and learning experience. ...

Start03/15/2023 5:45 pm
End03/15/2023 6:45 pm
Meditation: Coping in the World we Live In (Virtual)

Hosted by the West Valley Branch Library. 

This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.”

The pandemic, our health, work, the news, and the world around us…...so many things are vying for our attention and causing fear an...

Start03/15/2023 6:30 pm
End03/15/2023 7:30 pm
Book Club (virtual): There There

Hosted by the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Public Reference and Resources Department.

Join us for an engaging literary discussion of "There There" by Tommy Orange . This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.” Please visit o...

Start03/15/2023 7:00 pm
End03/15/2023 8:30 pm
Author Visit: Kai Harris In-Person

Join the Los Altos Library and the Los Altos Library Endowment for an in-person author talk and Q&A session with local author, Kai Harris. Kai will talk about her Silicon Valley Reads featured book, What the Fireflies Knew. We hope you will join this for this inspiring evening.

Start03/16/2023 3:00 pm
End03/16/2023 4:00 pm
Sugar in Milk Story & Activity (In-person)
Hosted by the Tully Branch Library. This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.” Join us as we share Thrity Umrigar’s “Sugar in Milk,” the story of a young girl who immigrated to the United States. Homesick, scared, not familiar with the c...
Start03/16/2023 3:30 pm
End03/16/2023 4:30 pm
Sugar in Milk Story & Activity (In-person)
Hosted by the Santa Teresa Branch Library. This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.” Join us as we share Thrity Umrigar’s “Sugar in Milk,” the story of a young girl who immigrated to the United States. Homesick, scared, not familiar wit...
Start03/16/2023 6:30 pm
End03/16/2023 7:30 pm
Substance Abuse Info/Prevention Workshop

This Alcohol and Drug prevention workshop is designed for parents, youth, caregivers, teachers and other community members to provide education on the current trends in substance use and abuse. Presenters from Rebekah Children's Services will also cover strategies for building communication wi...

Start03/16/2023 7:00 pm
End03/16/2023 8:15 pm
Book Club: The Second Life of Mirielle West (In-person)
In March, the Cupertino Library Adult Book Discussion Group will talk about Amanda Skenandore's novel The Second Life of Mirielle West (2021). This title is included as part of this year's Silicon Valley Reads: Journey To New Beginnings. Exiled to rural Louisiana in the 1920s after being diagnosed w...
Start03/18/2023 10:30 am
End03/18/2023 12:00 pm
Chitactac Adams Park Hike/Tour

Join us for a special event where you can enjoy nature, get some exercise and learn about the native history of our area. Meet at the Chitactac-Adams County Park (pronounced she tak tak) at 10:30am for a mile-long, 1-hour guided tour. Learn about the cultural significance of the park, see artifac...

Start03/19/2023 2:30 pm
End03/19/2023 3:30 pm
Purrr-fect Cats with Photographer Joan Sparks (In-person)

Join wildlife photographer, Joan Sparks on her adventure capturing some of the top Ten Big Cats that live around the world. This program includes lions, servals, tigers and fluffy snow leopards to just name a few and they are as unique as the animals themselves. Take this opportunity to see and l...

Start03/19/2023 3:30 pm
End03/19/2023 4:30 pm
Sugar in Milk Story & Activity (In-person)
Hosted by the Dr. Martin Luther King Branch Library. This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.” Join us as we share Thrity Umrigar’s “Sugar in Milk,” the story of a young girl who immigrated to the United States. Homesick, scared, not fa...
Start03/19/2023 4:00 pm
End03/19/2023 5:00 pm
The Socialites Secret: From Hollywood to Carville (Virtual Program)

Join Indian Business & Professional Women (IBPW) in a conversation with Amanda Skenandore! New Beginnings are not always scripted. In a matter of days, Mirielle West found herself taken from her glittering 1920’s Hollywood life to quarantine in a leprosy hospital in Carville, Louisiana. Despera...

Start03/20/2023 3:30 pm
End03/20/2023 4:30 pm
Sugar in Milk Story & Activity (In-person)
Hosted by the Willow Glen Branch Library. This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.” Join us as we share Thrity Umrigar’s “Sugar in Milk,” the story of a young girl who immigrated to the United States. Homesick, scared, not familiar with...
Start03/20/2023 7:00 pm
End03/20/2023 8:00 pm
Refugee Minors in Santa Clara County

There are over 27 million refugees globally, and over half are children under the age of 18. Silicon Valley is a landing place for refugees fleeing war, violence, and persecution from around the world. The situations are often very difficult leaving some minors separated and without the care of t...

Start03/21/2023 11:00 am
End03/21/2023 11:30 am
Coqui in the City Read-Aloud en Espanol (en-persona)

¿Se pregunta cómo atraer la atención de su hijo a una historia y desarrollar habilidades de comprensión de lectura a una edad temprana? Únase a nosotros mientras compartimos una lectura de padres en voz alta interactiva de "Coqui enn la ciudad" de Nomar Pérez. Los padres aprenderán cómo c...

Start03/21/2023 3:00 pm
End03/21/2023 4:30 pm
ERMHS Assessment: Examining your Social-Emotional Data

Intended Audience: School Psychologists, School Counselors, Teachers (Counseling Enriched Classrooms)

Educationally Related Mental Health Services (ERMHS) are provided when a student has significant social-emotional and behavioral needs that impede his/h...

Start03/21/2023 3:30 pm
End03/21/2023 4:30 pm
Sugar in Milk Story & Activity (In-person)
Hosted by the Calabazas Branch Library. This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.” Join us as we share Thrity Umrigar’s “Sugar in Milk,” the story of a young girl who immigrated to the United States. Homesick, scared, not familiar with t...
Start03/21/2023 4:00 pm
End03/21/2023 4:30 pm
For Parents: Building Collaborative Relationships Between the School and Parents

This webinar is for parents/guardians/families in Santa Clara County.

Presenters: Susan Bobbit-Voth and Garth Armit

Topics to be covered:

  • Overview of the benefit to children with special needs of collaborative partnerships between schools and families
  • ...
Start03/22/2023 11:00 am
End03/22/2023 12:00 pm
Book Club: There There (In-person)

Hosted by the Almaden Branch Library.

Join us in-person at the Almaden Branch Library for an engaging literary discussion of "There There" by Tommy Orange . This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.” Please visit our library catal...

Start03/22/2023 6:00 pm
End03/22/2023 7:00 pm
Book Club (virtual): The Second Life of Mirielle West

Hosted by the Pearl Avenue Branch Library and part of the Evergreen Book Club. Join us for an engaging literary discussion of "The Second Life of Mirielle West" by Amanda Skenandore. This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.” Please visit o...

Start03/22/2023 6:00 pm
End03/22/2023 7:00 pm
Sugar in Milk Story & Activity (In-person)
Hosted by the Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library. This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.” Join us as we share Thrity Umrigar’s “Sugar in Milk,” the story of a young girl who immigrated to the United States. Homesick, scared, no...
Start03/22/2023 7:00 pm
End03/22/2023 8:00 pm
Author Visit: Kai Harris In-Person

Join the Milpitas Library and meet local Silicon Valley Reads featured author, Kai Harris- Author of What the Fireflies Knew. Ms. Harris will talk about her book followed by time for questions and answers. This event will be in-person at the Milpitas Library.

Start03/23/2023 11:00 am
End03/23/2023 11:30 am
Coqui in the City Read-Aloud/Skills for Parents (In-person)

Wondering how to draw your young child into the story and build reading comprehension skills at a young age? Join us as we share a parent-led Interactive Read Aloud of Nomar Perez’s “Coqui in the City,” the story of a boy who leaves his homeland, family, and friends. Parents will learn how ...

Start03/23/2023 11:00 am
End03/23/2023 12:00 pm
Immigration Benefits: Know Your Rights (Virtual)

Hosted by the Calabazas Branch Library. This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.”

Asian Law Alliance presents Immigration Benefits and Know Your Rights. These presentations will teach attendees about the different pathways to l...

Start03/23/2023 3:30 pm
End03/23/2023 4:15 pm
Author Visit: When Stars are Scattered, Omar Mohamed & Victoria Jamieson

When Stars are Scattered is based on the true story of Omar Mohamed and his brother who were raised in a Somali refugee camp. Authors Omar Mohamed and Victoria Jamieson will talk about the camp, the writing experience and what it was like for Omar to come to the US with his brother. We will also ...

Start03/23/2023 5:30 pm
End03/23/2023 6:30 pm
Domestic Violence Survivor Resources (Virtual)

Hosted by the Willow Glen Branch Library. This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.”

Asian Law Alliance presents Domestic Violence Survivor Resources. This presentation teaches survivors of domestic violence about their rights a...

Start03/23/2023 5:30 pm
End03/23/2023 6:30 pm
Intro to Meditation (In-person)

Hosted by the Evergreen Branch Library. This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.” The New Year is a time to create a clean slate. Join an expert meditator for this powerful workshop. Be inspired and learn how to practice this very simple t...

Start03/24/2023 3:30 pm
End03/24/2023 4:30 pm
Sugar in Milk Story & Activity (In-person)
Hosted by the Village Square Branch Library. This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.” Join us as we share Thrity Umrigar’s “Sugar in Milk,” the story of a young girl who immigrated to the United States. Homesick, scared, not familiar w...
Start03/24/2023 6:00 pm
End03/24/2023 7:00 pm
Furia Book Club for Adults in Spanish: Club del Libro en Espanol

Yo era la Furia, después de todo. Sería la elegida para romper el círculo. En Rosario, Argentina, Camila Hassan tiene una doble vida. En casa es una hija atenta y en la cancha es la imparable Furia. Cuando su equipo califica para el torneo Sudamericano, sabrá cuán lejos puede llegar. El cami...

Start03/25/2023 2:00 pm
End03/25/2023 3:30 pm
Plantable Seed Paper Activity for Teens

Turn old paper into new! We're making paper from scratch and adding plant seeds. Use your papers for gift tags, notes, or cards that can be planted after you're done with them to give them a new beginning!

For ages 12-18.

Start03/26/2023 2:00 pm
End03/26/2023 3:00 pm
Blooms from Around the World: Photography Show
Come to Gilroy Library for a lesson in photography and take a journey to a new skill! Join wildlife photographer Joan Sparks as she covers the basic principles of modern photography. Joan will go over ways to use your eyes and camera to create an image that is even better than what you see. Careful ...
Start03/26/2023 3:00 pm
End03/26/2023 4:00 pm
Sugar in Milk Story & Activity (In-person)
Hosted by the Hillview Branch Library. This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.” Join us as we share Thrity Umrigar’s “Sugar in Milk,” the story of a young girl who immigrated to the United States. Homesick, scared, not familiar with th...
Start03/27/2023 10:30 am
End03/27/2023 11:30 am
Central Book Club: The Second Life of Mirielle West (In-person)

The Santa Clara City Library Central Park Book Club meets (almost) every 4th Monday of the month to discuss books across all genres! Join the group and create a space to talk about and enjoy reading! This month, we will be discussing The Second Life of Mirielle West by Amanda Skenandore. 

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Start03/27/2023 6:30 pm
End03/27/2023 7:30 pm
Expert Panel on Youth Wellness

This panel is hosted by the Santa Clara County Office of Education and is focused on providing learning opportunities and resources for youth as it relates to trauma such as abuse, domestic violence, loss of a loved one, refugee immigrant experiences, and suicide. This panel is comprised of subj...

Start03/28/2023 3:30 pm
End03/28/2023 4:30 pm
Sugar in Milk Story & Activity (In-person)
Hosted by the Rose Garden Branch Library. This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.” Join us as we share Thrity Umrigar’s “Sugar in Milk,” the story of a young girl who immigrated to the United States. Homesick, scared, not familiar with...
Start03/28/2023 5:30 pm
End03/28/2023 6:30 pm
Domestic Violence Survivor Resources (Virtual)

Hosted by the Seven Trees Branch Library. This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.”

Asian Law Alliance presents Domestic Violence Survivor Resources. This presentation teaches survivors of domestic violence about their rights a...

Start03/30/2023 4:00 pm
End03/30/2023 5:00 pm
Author Visit: Illustration Lesson from Nomar Perez, Coqui in the City

Nomar Perez, the author of Coqui in the City, will join the Sunnyvale and Mountain View libraries in a virtual illustration lesson. Nomar will give a bit of background on the beloved frog, Coqui, and will tell us about his experience illustrating Coqui in the City- his first time as an illustrato...

Start03/30/2023 4:30 pm
End03/30/2023 5:30 pm
Sugar in Milk Story & Activity (In-person)
Hosted by the Pearl Avenue Branch Library. This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.” Join us as we share Thrity Umrigar’s “Sugar in Milk,” the story of a young girl who immigrated to the United States. Homesick, scared, not familiar wit...
Start03/30/2023 5:00 pm
End03/30/2023 6:00 pm
Intro to Meditation (In-person)

Hosted by the Rose Garden Branch Library. This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.” The New Year is a time to create a clean slate. Join an expert meditator for this powerful workshop. Be inspired and learn how to practice this very simple...

Start03/30/2023 5:00 pm
End03/30/2023 6:00 pm
Meditation Techniques to Reduce Stress in Everyday Life (Virtual)

Hosted by the Seven Trees Branch Library. 

This program is in celebration of Silicon Valley Reads 2023 theme, “Journey to New Beginnings.”

The scientific community has been exploring the use of meditation as a healing modality. Join a long-time meditator as they discusse...