Locations and Hours
1157 Minnesota Ave
San José, CA 95125
- Holiday Closures
Readers of paranormal and supernatural studies are celebrating the life of Sylvia Browne whose funeral was held in Willow Glen this week. An internationally known psychic and author of 22 New York Times bestsellers, Browne’s books and predictions kept her in the spotlight nearly four decades.
Here is a selection of her books for the curious:
Join us at Downtown Ice to enjoy an afternoon of skating and crafts hosted by us!
Have fun skating with our beloved mascot "Conroy the Cougar" and stop by the library's table for a fun children's craft making reindeer hats from Noon-3:00 p.m.
Present your San Jose Public Library card on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013 from Noon-3:00 p.m. at Downtown Ice to get 1 person in for free with 1 paid adult admission - That's 2 skate admissions for $15! You must show your San Jose library card prior to transaction. Not combinable with any other offers or promotions.
Downtown Ice is the South Bay’s largest seasonal outdoor skating rink, produced by the San Jose Downtown Association, located in the Circle of Palms between the SJ Museum of Art and the Fairmont Hotel.
For more information about Downtown Ice visit sjdowntown.com/downtownice
Libraries are the default meeting locations for community literary groups. Willow Glen Library staff is delighted to accommodate two reading clubs, a poetry group, and a writers club. All these groups welcome new members, and you’re invited to drop by and join the fun.
Willow Glen Book Club meets the first Wednesday of the month at 1:00 p.m. in the library’s Community Room. Their book selection for November is For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway, a classic novel about an American fighting the fascists during the Spanish Civil War.
Reading on the Avenue Book Club meets monthly in the Community Room on the fourth Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. In November the club will be reading The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman, an historical novel inspired by the seige of Masada in ancient Israel.
California Writers Club is an active organization committed to inspiring creativity from a broad range of genres. The members meet monthly on the 3rd Friday at 7:30 p.m.
Poetry Center, San Jose’s mission is to nurture and promote diverse literary expression in our community. The readings in the library’s Community Room fulfill that mission by having a guest reader and then an open mic. This group meets the 3rd Thursday at 7:00 p.m.