Blogs: Adult Nonfiction

  • Books for Budding (and Advanced) BeadersBohemian-Inspired Jewelry

    Homemade gifts are always a great idea for the holidays.  Here are five beading books that will help you to produce beautiful jewelry--not matter what your skill level might be!  Happy Beading!!
    Posted by: Stacy Tomaszewski on Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 7:35 PM | Comments: 0
  • A Little Holiday Cheer From Some Very Funny LadiesYes Please By Amy Poehler Cover San Jose Public library catalog

    The holidays are a time of joy, but they are also a time of stress. Between the planning, cleaning and trying to impress your in-laws, it’s a miracle any of us get through the holidays.  What better way to relieve that stress then by having yourself a good laugh! And what better way to tickle your funny bone then by diving into some hilarious books made by some very funny ladies. These books are sure to have you LOLing (laughing out loud for my fellow not-so text savvy peeps) and smiling all the way to the dinner table at your next family gathering.
    Posted by: adilene rogers on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 6:00 PM | Comments: 1
  • Knit and Purl: Tips for New Knittersthe knitting answer book

    Maybe you’re looking to a DIY Holiday gift exchange, or maybe you’ve just always wanted to learn how to knit and you’re not sure where to start. Do not fear- SJPL can help you become a proficient knitter quickly.  As someone, who personally taught myself to knit through YouTube videos and books, I know that it can be done.
    Posted by: Amelia Vander Heide on Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 1:17 PM | Comments: 0
  • Travel Companions - Celebrity Narrated Audiobooksaudiobooks

    Many of you may be traveling by plane, train or automobile during the holidays this month. Why not grab an audio book narrated by one of your favorite actors to make the ride a little more enjoyable. You can visit any of our branches to checkout the audio CD or download the audio book to your preferred device.
    Posted by: Nari Ferderer on Friday, December 5, 2014 - 9:00 AM | Comments: 2
  • Read it Before You See it!Wild cover

    Posted by: Anonymous on Monday, August 18, 2014 - 12:18 PM | Comments: 0