- May 31 - King Library Opens at 1:00 PM
The Affordable Learning Solutions Campaign promotes low-cost, high-quality alternatives to expensive textbooks as quoted on library.sjsu.edu/als.
San Jose Public Library has free classes and free study materials for learning languages.
Learning English Language
Have you ever asked yourself the question “how can I start learning a new language?” Japanese, Italian, French, Chinese, Persian, Spanish, and Vietnamese are some of the languages San Jose Public Library has made possible for all SJPL library users to have access to with the “Learn a Language” collection, which they can enjoy every day. It is amazing what you’ll discover with the many excellent resources at SJPL regarding learning and enjoying a new language. Some of the resources are printed materials and some are combined with media such as CDs or DVDs, making learning a language more exciting. All the “Learn a Language” materials can be checked out at any SJPL branch with your SJPL Library card by consulting library staff or by a simple search in the SJPL Library catalog, which are the most common methods for locating your favorite language information. Moreover, users can enjoy learning new languages by exploring the SJPL Language Learning Center and online Mango database which is an electronic digital format to access. You’ll need your SJPL library card to have access to the Mango database. Enjoy learning your favorite language