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 The City of San Jose strongly recommends all people (ages 2+) wear a mask at all SJPL branch locations. Masks are still required at the King Library.

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 On Tuesday, May 17, 1 – 4 AM, the website will be down for maintenance. You can still use the library catalog and events website during that time.

Here's What's Happening

We're Hiring!

Join our team to elevate the City's college, career readiness, and workforce services and programs. Apply by May 16.

Get Ready for Summer Learning

Discover how you can read to learn and win prizes!

In-person Storytime

We invite children of all ages and their parents/caregivers to participate in stories, songs, and movement activities.

Computer Classes for Beginners

Learn the basics of online safety, computer devices, and more.

Become an SJPL AmeriCorps VISTA

Gain valuable work experience while also receiving a living stipend and an education award. Apply by May 27, 2022.

Equity and Inclusion at SJPL

Learn how we are committed to providing a welcoming & safe environment for everyone.

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Graphic Novel Making Contest 2022

Get ready for the 2022 Graphic Novel Making Contest!

YA Friday: The Archer

Celebrate National Archery Day with these YA novels about teens with bows and arrows.

Pathfinder Diep Nguyen: Finding Family in the Community

Tully Family Learning Center Coordinator Diep Nguyen helps the community that she grew up in to find much needed information and training.