National Hispanic Heritage Month

Learn why we recognize and celebrate the contributions of the Hispanic and Latin community, plus view all our library events in celebration of NHHM.

Here's What's Happening

Share the Gift of Reading!

Become an adult literacy tutor to help improve the lives of adults in San José.

Launching September 26! SJPL's New Website

We’re launching our new site on Tuesday, September 26. We’ll be bringing you enhanced features, a fresh look, and more!

It's Library Card Sign-Up Month

Exercise your #RightToLibrary and sign up to get your free membership.

Pinoytown Rising: Filipino Americans in Santa Clara Valley

Exhibit on display from September 8–November 30, 2023, at the King Library.

World on the Move: 250,000 Years of Human Migration

Explore humanity's migration journey and view interactive displays at this new exhibit in the King Library. Starts Sept. 11

Fall Into Fiction Short Story Contest

Writers of all ages and styles are invited to submit a short story for a chance to win prizes and be published!

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YA Friday: September 2023 Monthly Wrap-Up

Take a look at some of our favorite young adult books released this month.

Community Recipes for You to Try!

You are welcome to try the recipes posted by Cambrian Library's community!

Digital Inclusion Month

Need help with internet costs? Learn about how San José Public Library can help during Digital Inclusion Month—the month of October.