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Children's Activities

  • Storywalk: To Change a Planet
    Storywalk: To Change a Planet
    Fri, Mar 01
    Oak Meadow Park, Los Gatos
    Mar 01, 2024, 10:00 AM – Apr 30, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Oak Meadow Park, Los Gatos, 233 Blossom Hill Rd, Los Gatos, CA 95032, USA
    Mar 01, 2024, 10:00 AM – Apr 30, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Oak Meadow Park, Los Gatos, 233 Blossom Hill Rd, Los Gatos, CA 95032, USA
    Take a stroll through Oak Meadow Park and enjoy our storywak featuring Christina Soontornvat's "To Change a Planet"!
  • Dial-A-Story: Listen to "To Change a Planet" by Soontornvat
    Dial-A-Story: Listen to "To Change a Planet" by Soontornvat
    Mon, Mar 04
    Telephone: Dial-a-Story
    Mar 04, 2024, 10:00 AM – Mar 10, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Telephone: Dial-a-Story
    Mar 04, 2024, 10:00 AM – Mar 10, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Telephone: Dial-a-Story
    To celebrate Silicon Valley Reads: A Greener Tomorrow Starts Today, you can listen to "To Change a Planet" by Christina Soontornvat in our special stories channel! Call (408) 615-2909 and press 3. This story will be available from March 4- March 10.
  • To Change a Planet: Reading and Earth Coffee Filter Activity
    To Change a Planet: Reading and Earth Coffee Filter Activity
    Tue, Mar 05
    Educational Park Library, San Jose
    Mar 05, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Educational Park Library, San Jose, 1772 Educational Park Dr, San Jose, CA 95133, USA
    Mar 05, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Educational Park Library, San Jose, 1772 Educational Park Dr, San Jose, CA 95133, USA
    Join us as we read To Change a Planet, which speaks in simple terms about both the causes of climate change and how our actions can create a better world. Participants will listen to the story, then do a craft using coffee filters, markers, and water to create a beautiful earth to take home.
  • Toddler Storytime at Los Altos Library (Celebrity Visit)
    Toddler Storytime at Los Altos Library (Celebrity Visit)
    Thu, Mar 07
    Los Altos
    Mar 07, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
    Los Altos, 13 S San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, CA 94022, USA
    Mar 07, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
    Los Altos, 13 S San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, CA 94022, USA
    In honor of Silicon Valley Reads, join us for a very special storytime! A special SVR story will be read by none other than Los Altos' own, Mayor Jonathan D. Weinberg!
  • Family Story Time/Hora de Cuentas
    Family Story Time/Hora de Cuentas
    Thu, Mar 07
    Gilroy Library
    Mar 07, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
    Gilroy Library, 350 W 6th St, Gilroy, CA 95020, USA
    Mar 07, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
    Gilroy Library, 350 W 6th St, Gilroy, CA 95020, USA
    Join us Miss Elizabeth for fun stories, rhymes, fingerplays and songs. Don't forget to stay to play!
  • The Forest Man: Community Forest Activity
    The Forest Man: Community Forest Activity
    Thu, Mar 07
    Calabazas Branch Library, San Jose
    Mar 07, 2024, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Calabazas Branch Library, San Jose, 1230 S Blaney Ave, San Jose, CA 95129, USA
    Mar 07, 2024, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Calabazas Branch Library, San Jose, 1230 S Blaney Ave, San Jose, CA 95129, USA
    This 1-hour program starts with the story reading and discussion followed by the activity “Our Community Forest”, using recyclable materials to encourage recycling and upcycling practices in your household.
  • The Forest Man: Community Forest Activity
    The Forest Man: Community Forest Activity
    Thu, Mar 07
    Calabazas Branch Library, San Jose
    Mar 07, 2024, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
    Calabazas Branch Library, San Jose, 1230 S Blaney Ave, San Jose, CA 95129, USA
    Mar 07, 2024, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
    Calabazas Branch Library, San Jose, 1230 S Blaney Ave, San Jose, CA 95129, USA
    We will create Our Community Forest by upcycling materials and “planting” our own special trees. We will populate it with animals from the book and every other animal you like. The “forest” will stay in the library for the whole community to enjoy.
  • K-8th Grade Environmental Career Fair at the County Office of Ed
    K-8th Grade Environmental Career Fair at the County Office of Ed
    Sat, Mar 09
    Santa Clara County Office of Education
    Mar 09, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:05 AM
    Santa Clara County Office of Education, 1290 Ridder Park Dr, San Jose, CA 95131, USA
    Mar 09, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:05 AM
    Santa Clara County Office of Education, 1290 Ridder Park Dr, San Jose, CA 95131, USA
    Embark on an exciting and educational journey with the Santa Clara County Office of Education in support of Silicon Valley Reads, as we present a unique K-8 Education & Career Fair focused on environmental sustainability and conservation careers!
  •  To Change a Planet:Special Interactive Storytime & Art Activity
     To Change a Planet:Special Interactive Storytime & Art Activity
    Sun, Mar 10
    Hillview Branch Library, San Jose
    Mar 10, 2024, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Hillview Branch Library, San Jose, 1600 Hopkins Dr, San Jose, CA 95122, USA
    Mar 10, 2024, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Hillview Branch Library, San Jose, 1600 Hopkins Dr, San Jose, CA 95122, USA
    To Change A Planet invites young readers to care about the earth. This in-person read aloud for parents and pre-school aged children will share interactive reading strategies for developing reading comprehension with pre-schoolers at home.
  • To Change a Planet: Reading and Earth Coffee Filter Activity
    To Change a Planet: Reading and Earth Coffee Filter Activity
    Mon, Mar 11
    Biblioteca Latinoamericana Library
    Mar 11, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Biblioteca Latinoamericana Library, 921 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95110, USA
    Mar 11, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Biblioteca Latinoamericana Library, 921 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95110, USA
    Join us as we read To Change a Planet, which speaks in simple terms about both the causes of climate change and how our actions can create a better world. Participants will listen to the story, then do a craft using coffee filters, markers, and water to create a beautiful earth to take home.
  • To Change a Planet: Story and Blanket of Hope Activity
    To Change a Planet: Story and Blanket of Hope Activity
    Wed, Mar 13
    Pearl Ave Branch Library, San Jose
    Mar 13, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Pearl Ave Branch Library, San Jose, 4270 Pearl Ave, San Jose, CA 95136, USA
    Mar 13, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Pearl Ave Branch Library, San Jose, 4270 Pearl Ave, San Jose, CA 95136, USA
    Join us as we read To Change a Planet, which speaks in simple terms about both the causes of climate change and how our actions can create a better world. Participants will listen to the story, then do a craft using coffee filters, markers, and water to create a beautiful earth to take home.
  • Family Biking with Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition
    Family Biking with Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition
    Wed, Mar 13
    Joyce Ellington Branch Library & Virtual
    Mar 13, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Joyce Ellington Branch Library & Virtual, 491 E Empire St, San Jose, CA 95112, USA
    Mar 13, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Joyce Ellington Branch Library & Virtual, 491 E Empire St, San Jose, CA 95112, USA
    Learn how to bike safely with kids of any age in this 1-hour class that can be done in person or online. We’ll cover gear and equipment options to help you have safe and enjoyable riding adventures! Presentation followed by time for Q & A.
  • To Change a Planet: Reading and Earth Coffee Filter Activity
    To Change a Planet: Reading and Earth Coffee Filter Activity
    Wed, Mar 13
    Cambrian Branch Library, San Jose
    Mar 13, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Cambrian Branch Library, San Jose, 1780 Hillsdale Ave, San Jose, CA 95124, USA
    Mar 13, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Cambrian Branch Library, San Jose, 1780 Hillsdale Ave, San Jose, CA 95124, USA
    Join us as we read To Change a Planet, which speaks in simple terms about both the causes of climate change and how our actions can create a better world. Participants will listen to the story, then do a craft using coffee filters, markers, and water to create a beautiful earth to take home.
  • To Change a Planet: Story and Blanket of Hope Activity
    To Change a Planet: Story and Blanket of Hope Activity
    Thu, Mar 14
    Joyce Ellington Branch Library, San Jose
    Mar 14, 2024, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Joyce Ellington Branch Library, San Jose, 491 E Empire St, San Jose, CA 95112, USA
    Mar 14, 2024, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Joyce Ellington Branch Library, San Jose, 491 E Empire St, San Jose, CA 95112, USA
    Join us as we read To Change a Planet, which speaks in simple terms about both the causes of climate change and how our actions can create a better world. Participants will listen to the story, then do a craft using coffee filters, markers, and water to create a beautiful earth to take home.
  • Hoạt Động Nghệ Thuật Và Đọc Truyện Tương Tác Đặc Biệt/To Change a Planet:Special Interactive Storytime & Art Activity
    Hoạt Động Nghệ Thuật Và Đọc Truyện Tương Tác Đặc Biệt/To Change a Planet:Special Interactive Storytime & Art Activity
    Thu, Mar 14
    Seven Trees Branch Library, San Jose
    Mar 14, 2024, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Seven Trees Branch Library, San Jose, 3590 Cas Dr, San Jose, CA 95111, USA
    Mar 14, 2024, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Seven Trees Branch Library, San Jose, 3590 Cas Dr, San Jose, CA 95111, USA
    Buổi đọc to trực tiếp này dành cho người chăm sóc và trẻ em sẽ chia sẻ các phương pháp đọc tương tác để phát triển khả năng đọc hiểu với trẻ tại nhà. Trẻ em sẽ được mời tương tác trong quá trình đọc to tương tác và tham gia vào một hoạt động nghệ thuật sau giờ kể chuyện.
  • Family Biking with Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition
    Family Biking with Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition
    Fri, Mar 15
    Virtual Event
    Mar 15, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Virtual Event
    Mar 15, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Virtual Event
    Learn how to bike safely with kids of any age in this 1-hour class that can be done in person or online. We’ll cover gear and equipment options to help you have safe and enjoyable riding adventures! Presentation followed by time for Q & A with experienced family riders who are ready to share their e
  • Upcycled Craft, Grades 3-8
    Upcycled Craft, Grades 3-8
    Fri, Mar 15
    Milpitas Library
    Mar 15, 2024, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Milpitas Library, 160 N Main St, Milpitas, CA 95035, USA
    Mar 15, 2024, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Milpitas Library, 160 N Main St, Milpitas, CA 95035, USA
    Join Milpitas Library to celebrate Silicon Valley Reads with an upcycling craft. For children in grades 3-8. All supplies will be provided. Online registration is required.
  •  To Change a Planet:Special Interactive Storytime & Art Activity
     To Change a Planet:Special Interactive Storytime & Art Activity
    Sat, Mar 16
    Joyce Ellington Branch, San Jose
    Mar 16, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Joyce Ellington Branch, San Jose, 491 E Empire St, San Jose, CA 95112, USA
    Mar 16, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Joyce Ellington Branch, San Jose, 491 E Empire St, San Jose, CA 95112, USA
    To Change A Planet invites young readers to care about the earth. This in-person read aloud for parents and pre-school aged children will share interactive reading strategies for developing reading comprehension with pre-schoolers at home.
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