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#PixinParks Almaden Quicksilver

The Almaden Quicksilver county park offers a 4.52 mile loop hike featuring extensive history of the Almaden Quicksilver mercury mine.

Brandy Maldonado
10/31/2020 - 7:00 AM

YA Friday: October 2020 Monthly Wrap-Up

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

Megan Maloy
10/30/2020 - 9:00 AM

Closing of a Beloved Neighbor: Sunny Donuts

Many businesses have closed permanently, including Cambrian's Sunny Donuts.

Ila Langner
10/29/2020 - 10:00 PM

SJPL INSIDERS: Voting Video Series Highlight

Programming geared towards teens and adults with developmental/intellectual disabilities.

Rebekah Gonzalez
10/29/2020 - 11:40 AM

Romances of the Month: October 2020

A monthly review of romance books.

Marian Nguyen
10/29/2020 - 10:00 AM

Read (Comics & Graphic Novels) Harder: Challenge Completed

Two SJPL staffers accept the Read (Comics and Graphic Novels) Harder challenge and offer reading recommendations. This week's task: A graphic memoir!

Graphic Novels
10/28/2020 - 1:00 PM

Talking to Kids About 2020: Going Back to School

Books and resources to prepare children for going back or starting to in-person school.

Nari Ferderer
10/28/2020 - 10:00 AM

Looking Back: The Founding of Our City, el Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe

A brief history of the founding of the City of San José on November 29, 1777.

Ralph Pearce
10/28/2020 - 8:00 AM

Volunteer Spotlight - Nhu-Y Tran

Nhu-Y volunteers with our Virtual: ESL Grammar Club. Nhu-Y’s responsibility is to teach English learners the basic and proper grammar skills for them to start writing and speaking in English.

Robert Miranda
10/26/2020 - 10:00 AM

October: Books I've Read Recently

"Books I've Read Recently" is a series where I, Penelope Gomez, will do a monthly wrap up of the books I've read throughout the past month.

Penelope Gomez
10/26/2020 - 8:00 AM

#PixinParks Coyote Lake Harvey Bear

The Coyote Lake Harvey Bear county park challenge features a 5.5 mile moderate hike with brilliant views of Coyote Valley and wildflowers during the spring.

Brandy Maldonado
10/24/2020 - 7:00 AM

Your Vote is in the Right Place

How San Jose Public Library is ensuring your vote gets counted.

Sarah Kishler
10/23/2020 - 2:00 PM