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Youth/Teen Activities

  • Euphrat Museum of Art: Sacred Terrain Exhibit
    Euphrat Museum of Art: Sacred Terrain Exhibit
    Wed, Jan 31
    Euphrat Museum of Art, Cupertino
    Jan 31, 2024, 11:00 AM – Mar 23, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Euphrat Museum of Art, Cupertino, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino, CA 95014, USA
    Jan 31, 2024, 11:00 AM – Mar 23, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Euphrat Museum of Art, Cupertino, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino, CA 95014, USA
    Sacred Terrain explores the beauty and healing powers of plants and the natural world and our need to honor and protect both. Artwork by Laurin Chichkanoff, Barnali Ghosh, Meesha Goldberg, Liz Hickok, Pantea Karimi, Katherine Levin-Lau, Favianna Rodriguez, and May Shei.
  • All About Trees! Tree Walk and Presentation for Kids
    All About Trees! Tree Walk and Presentation for Kids
    Sat, Mar 02
    Sunnyvale Library
    Mar 02, 2024, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    Sunnyvale Library, 665 W Olive Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA
    Mar 02, 2024, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    Sunnyvale Library, 665 W Olive Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA
    Learn about the amazing trees in our local community and join us for a tree walk around the library with the Sunnyvale Urban Forest Advocates! This program is for grades 2 and up.
  • 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!
  • Master Gardeners: Plan Your Tomato Garden
    Master Gardeners: Plan Your Tomato Garden
    Sat, Mar 09
    Gilroy Library
    Mar 09, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Gilroy Library, 350 W 6th St, Gilroy, CA 95020, USA
    Mar 09, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Gilroy Library, 350 W 6th St, Gilroy, CA 95020, USA
    Grow your own tomato garden! Learn how to increase your success with correct planting methods, pest control, irrigation, soil management and fertilizer to produce healthy and productive plants. Presented by UCCE Master Gardener Joan Cloutier.
  • Teen Craft: Seed Sprouters
    Teen Craft: Seed Sprouters
    Sat, Mar 09
    Cupertino Library
    Mar 09, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Cupertino Library, 10800 Torre Ave, Cupertino, CA 95014, USA
    Mar 09, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Cupertino Library, 10800 Torre Ave, Cupertino, CA 95014, USA
    Teens, help celebrate the planet and Go Green! Join us as we show our support for the environment by recycling plastic bottles and turning them into seed sprouters where you can grow your own vegetation. Help give back to Mother Earth and join us for this special Silicon Valley Reads project.
  • Create Bows and Flowers
    Create Bows and Flowers
    Mon, Mar 11
    Sunnyvale Library
    Mar 11, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Sunnyvale Library, 665 W Olive Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA
    Mar 11, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Sunnyvale Library, 665 W Olive Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA
    Come repurpose old magazines into beautiful flowers or fun bows for packages! This program is for grades 3 to 8.
  •  Disaster Preparedness for Teens with the San Jose Office of Emergency Management
     Disaster Preparedness for Teens with the San Jose Office of Emergency Management
    Tue, Mar 12
    Joyce Ellington Branch Library, San Jose
    Mar 12, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Joyce Ellington Branch Library, San Jose, 491 E Empire St, San Jose, CA 95112, USA
    Mar 12, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Joyce Ellington Branch Library, San Jose, 491 E Empire St, San Jose, CA 95112, USA
    The San Jose Office of Emergency Management will present on the importance of emergency preparedness and Go Bags. Following, there will be a Go Bag activity.
  • 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.
  • Author Visit: Alan Gratz, Two Degrees
    Author Visit: Alan Gratz, Two Degrees
    Thu, Mar 14
    West Valley Library & Virtual
    Mar 14, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    West Valley Library & Virtual, 1243 San Tomas Aquino Rd. San Jose
    Mar 14, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    West Valley Library & Virtual, 1243 San Tomas Aquino Rd. San Jose
    Join award-winning author Alan Gratz to talk about his book, Two Degrees. This event will be in-person at the West Valley Library and Virtual. Author Alan Gratz will be on Zoom. Bring your questions!
  • Build Your Own Solar Powered Car
    Build Your Own Solar Powered Car
    Thu, Mar 14
    Sunnyvale Library
    Mar 14, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Sunnyvale Library, 665 W Olive Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA
    Mar 14, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Sunnyvale Library, 665 W Olive Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA
    Learn about solar energy by building your own solar powered car. This program is for children in grades 3 to 8.
  • 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.
  • Intro to E-Bikes by Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition
    Intro to E-Bikes by Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition
    Fri, Mar 15
    Virtual Event
    Mar 15, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Virtual Event
    Mar 15, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Virtual Event
    Thinking about getting an e-bike? Wondering about what all the fuss is about? Not sure what kind of e-bike might be right for you? Did you buy an e-bike, but you're feeling a little intimidated about riding it? Join Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition for an evening about e-bikes!
  • Intro to E-Bikes by Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition
    Intro to E-Bikes by Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition
    Sat, Mar 16
    Almaden Branch Library
    Mar 16, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Almaden Branch Library, 6445 Camden Ave, San Jose, CA 95120, USA
    Mar 16, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Almaden Branch Library, 6445 Camden Ave, San Jose, CA 95120, USA
    Thinking about getting an e-bike? Wondering about what all the fuss is about? Not sure what kind of e-bike might be right for you? Did you buy an e-bike, but you're feeling a little intimidated about riding it? Join Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition for an evening about e-bikes!
  • Do-It-Yourself Terrarium for Teens!
    Do-It-Yourself Terrarium for Teens!
    Mon, Mar 18
    Gilroy Library
    Mar 18, 2024, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
    Gilroy Library, 350 W 6th St, Gilroy, CA 95020, USA
    Mar 18, 2024, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
    Gilroy Library, 350 W 6th St, Gilroy, CA 95020, USA
    Make your own terrarium! These mini glass containers house slow-growing plants and are easy to maintain. Come to the library and put together a terrarium of your own, all supplies provided.
  •  Re-Used Material Hanging Sculpture for Kids
     Re-Used Material Hanging Sculpture for Kids
    Wed, Mar 20
    Morgan Hill Library
    Mar 20, 2024, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    Morgan Hill Library, 660 W Main Ave, Morgan Hill, CA 95037, USA
    Mar 20, 2024, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    Morgan Hill Library, 660 W Main Ave, Morgan Hill, CA 95037, USA
    Kids Art Club presents Hanging Art Structure re-using plastic materials. Inspired by Dale Chihuly’s glass chandeliers we will create a colorful art piece from plastic bottles and discarded laminate materials colored with permanent markers.
  • Teens Create Miniature Gardens
    Teens Create Miniature Gardens
    Wed, Mar 20
    Sunnyvale Library
    Mar 20, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Sunnyvale Library, 665 W Olive Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA
    Mar 20, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Sunnyvale Library, 665 W Olive Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA
    Spring has sprung! We provide the plant supplies and gardening tips. You bring your artistic flair to decorate an upcycled container for growing your very own miniature garden. This program is for grades 6 to 12. Registration is recommended, but walk-ins are welcome as long as supplies last.
  • Author Visit: Ellen Hagan, Don't Call Me a Hurricane
    Author Visit: Ellen Hagan, Don't Call Me a Hurricane
    Wed, Mar 20
    Virtual Event
    Mar 20, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Virtual Event
    Mar 20, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Virtual Event
    Join us for a virtual interview and teen panel discussion with the author of Don't Call Me a Hurricane. Bring your questions!
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