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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.

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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Volunteer Spotlight: Reading to Children at Cambrian Library

Volunteers read to children at Cambrian Library!

WeThrive High School Entrepreneur Summer Camp

Calling all high schoolers who want to be small business entrepreneurs! This hybrid summer camp is for you!

YA Friday: Books That Are Actually Funny

Looking for LOLS? These books are guaranteed, to crack you up.