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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.

Social Work in the Library

San José Public Library offers support to all community members, including people experiencing homelessness. Learn more about the services we offer.

Happy Nowruz

View our special events in celebration of the Persian New Year, March 21-22.

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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Comics and Graphic Novels for Women's History Month

Celebrate Women’s History Month with graphic novels about women and their contributions to history, culture, and society.  

ASL Day: April 15, 2023

Learn about American Sign Language Day.

eSpotlight - Pressbooks for a Family History Album

Use Pressbooks and SJPL history and genealogy resources to tell your story.