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YA Friday: Books Unite Us. Censorship Divides Us.

Books bring people together and aid the development of empathy and understanding for people from other backgrounds. Champion the right to read during Banned Books Week, September 18–24, 2022!

Megan Maloy
09/23/2022 - 8:00 AM

Silicon Valley Pride 2022

For over 40 years, Silicon Valley Pride has been dedicated to provide celebration and support of San Jose's strong and diverse LGBTQ+ community.

Michelle Clark
08/19/2022 - 3:00 PM

Exploring Gender Identity

A rather long list of titles that explore characters figuring out their identity, usually in the midst of puberty.

Graphic Novels
06/22/2022 - 12:00 PM

Fangirls Unleashed: YA Sapphic Booklist

Girl meets girl, girl falls in love with girl.

Alyssa Mendoza
06/20/2022 - 9:00 AM

Pride Month: How Are We Celebrating?

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month! Find out what San José Public Library is doing.

Julie Oborny
06/17/2022 - 1:51 PM

YA Friday: For Fans of Heartstopper

If you enjoy Netflix's adaptation of Alice Oseman's graphic novel, Heartstopper, then you will love these YA books!

Megan Maloy
06/17/2022 - 8:00 AM

Ms. Ila's Middle Grade Reading Club: Rick by Alex Gino

Let's celebrate LGBTQ+ or QUILTBAGP+ Pride Month with a book by Alex Gino!

Ila Langner
06/15/2022 - 10:00 AM

Happy Pride from SJPL

June is LGBTQIA+ Pride Month! A time to celebrate, rejoice, and remember our history with our chosen families. How will you celebrate Pride?

Michelle Clark
06/09/2022 - 7:00 PM

YA Pride TBR

Young Adult book recommendations for Pride Month.

Penelope Gomez
06/06/2022 - 8:00 AM

Picture Books for LGBTQ+ Month

Read some innovative picture books that celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month!

Ila Langner
06/02/2022 - 10:00 AM

Summer Learning: Read With Pride

Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month and Summer Learning with these great books.

Laura Hammond
06/02/2022 - 9:00 AM

Celebrating Transgender Day of Visibility

Transgender Day of Visibility, celebrated every March 31, is an international event to complement Transgender Day of Remembrance, recognizing and celebrating trans lives and experiences.

Michelle Clark
03/26/2022 - 9:00 AM