Library Parcel Tax Oversight Committee

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About the Library Parcel Tax

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The Library appreciates the support of San José residents as demonstrated through passage in November 2004 of a dedicated Library Parcel Tax that renews supplemental library funding for another 10 years, through 2015. We look forward to building on library improvements achieved through the original Library Assessment District.

These improvements include:

  • Greater, more varied selection of current library materials in multiple languages and new media formats
  • internet capability providing remote access to personal accounts and online services
  • Enhanced programs for all ages including preschool children in daycare

This page is dedicated to keeping you informed on how the Library Parcel Tax is being used each year to sustain the quality of service that made San José Public Library a co-recipient of the prestigious 2004 Gale/Library Journal – Library of the Year award.
 

“San José residents take great pride in our world-class library system and the benefits that each library brings to our neighborhoods. I’d like to thank the residents of San José for investing in this important resource, helping educate and connect residents throughout our vibrant and culturally diverse community.“

Chuck Reed
Mayor, San José