Here's What's Happening

Remembering César Chávez

March 31 is César Chávez Day! Learn more about this local activist and UFW leader, plus pick up a craft for free.

Do You Love Art & History?

Become a Docent Tour Guide and help visitors discover hidden gems throughout the King Library. Apply today!

Leaders x Libraries

SJPL's "Leaders x Libraries" blog series features our San José Mayor and City Council.

Junk History Exhibit

The California Room's current Junk History Exhibit features ephemera from 6 local business. Available through Tue., May 16.

2023 Tax Help

Get details on our 2023 volunteer-run tax assistance programs at our libraries.

Silicon Valley Reads

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Silicon Valley Reads with us.

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Leaders x Libraries: Councilmember Bien Doan

Our local leaders share their favorite books, the role libraries played in their life, and what they love most about libraries.

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

For the month of March, we are celebrating our volunteers with developmental disabilities.

Spring into Poetry Contest 2023

SJPL's 3rd annual poetry contest runs April 1-30!