Willow Glen Branch Library

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Locations and Hours

1157 Minnesota Ave
San José, CA 95125
1-408-808-3045
wg.sjpl@sjlibrary.org

Hours

Mon
CLOSED
Tue
CLOSED
Wed
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thu
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Fri
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sun
CLOSED

Manager - Jean Herriges
jean.herriges@sjlibrary.org
Account Question? - Email wg.sjpl@sjlibrary.org

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Baby and Toddler Storytime & Stay... - Thu, Apr 24 10:30 am
ESL Conversation Club - Thu, Apr 24 2:00 pm
For Goodness Snakes* - Thu, Apr 24 3:30 pm
Furry Friends - Thu, Apr 24 4:00 pm

Snakes! The word evokes strong emotions for many people. Snakes feature prominently in the folklore of world cultures. They have an important role in natural ecosystems.  There are approximately 2900 snake species on Earth.

 

Willow Glen Library is happy to offer the program For Goodness Snakes presented by Brian Gundy on April 24, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. in the library's Community Room. He will exhibit and elaborate about his pythons and boas.  There will be other reptiles in the program as well.

 

When you're in the library, ask the staff for books to learn about snakes in the wild and as pets.

 

This program is funded by the Friends of the Willow Glen Library.

Posted by Timothy Abney on Apr 17, 2014 | Comments: 0 |

The San Jose Public Library (SJPL) is teaming up with San Jose Bike Clinic to present the Gira de Libro, the first ever SJPL bicycle tour.

 

The Gira de Libro is a guided community and staff bicycle ride that will visit seven of San Jose’s twenty-three branch libraries. The ride will start and finish at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library in downtown San Jose.

 

The tour date is May 10, 2014, starting at 10:00 AM with sign-in and bicycle safety check. For safety purposes, registration is required and the ride will be limited to 75 participants. The ride will stop at each library to regroup; the total distance is 25km (15.5 miles).

 

We invite you to ride with us and enjoy the City of San Jose’s libraries and bikeways.

 

Space is limited. Register today!

 

For more information please contact giradelibro@gmail.com

 

Please Note: The bicycle tour will not be held in the event of inclimate weather

 

The San Jose Bike Clinic, formed in 2012, is on a mission to grow more educated and savvy bicyclists. Through Bike Clinic’s monthly pop-up bicycle maintenance workshops, they empower San Jose’s bicyclists to repair their own bikes and ride safely on San Jose’s numerous roads and trails.

 

The name of the ride, Gira de Libro, is a play on the name of the famous Italian professional road bike stage race, Giro d’Italia, which starts May 9 and ends June 1. SJPL’s Gira de Libro roughly translates to "turns of the book" or "book tour."

Posted by Michele Rowic on Apr 16, 2014 | Comments: 0 |

 

Save Energy and $$$ with the DIY Home Energy Savings Kit - Now Available for Check out!
 
This no-cost kit contains devices that will help you easily reduce energy and water use, saving you money on your utility bills. Users can expect to save, on average, $200 per year after installing the DIY Toolkit's equipment.  

 

You get to keep:
  • Compact fluorescent light bulbs that save energy compared to incandescent light bulbs
  • Outlet gaskets that seal the void around your outlets and prevent heat loss
  • Weatherstripping that keeps out cold drafts by sealing leaky windows and doors
  • Low-flow showerhead that gently reduces the water you use and helps lower both your PG&E and water bills
  • Faucet aerators that help water flow more efficiently
The Toolkit also includes an easy "how-to" installation guide, complete with links to interactive videos, to help you navigate points of action in your home, as well as tips on decoding utility bills and how to calculate your savings.  Toolkits can be checked out at your local San Jose Public Library for a period of two weeks.  
 
Home Energy Savings Kit - Information Events

Silicon Valley Energy Watch Program Representative will host an informational table to answer questions regarding the Home Energy Savings Kit on the following dates and locations:

 

 

Media Release: San Jose Public Library Marks Earth Day with Free Energy-Saving Toolkits for Library Patrons 

Posted by Elizabeth Chavarin on Apr 7, 2014 | Comments: 0 |

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