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Read and Win Prizes From June 1-July 31

Readers of all ages are invited to participate in the Summer Learning program.

Free Summer Food Program - June 15-August 7

Children & teens are invited for free healthy meals to go

Get Ready, Set, Draw!

Everyone is invited to create a graphic novel by July 31 for a chance to win prizes.

Chat with a librarian in Spanish, Vietnamese, or Chinese

Need help finding something? Chat online with a librarian.

Get Ready for Kindergarten

Receive fun facts & tips that’ll help your child learn and grow! Available in different languages.

Virtual Programs from San José Public Library

We’re proud to offer virtual programs that you can enjoy from the comfort of your home.

Read Our Blogs

eSpotlight - High Demand Antiracist Titles Available with No Waiting for a Limited Time

Access top antiracist titles with no holds for a limited time with Overdrive's Black Lives Matter: Community Reads initiative.

Graphic Novel Making Contest: Writer's Block?

There is just under a month left of the Graphic Novel Making Contest. We have already received some great submissions! Do you want to be among them?

YA Friday: The Book Was Better, Pt. V

Let's take a look at some of the upcoming and speculated YA books turning into movies in the second half of the year.