Blogs: Community

  • Neighborhood Urban Art Walking Experience: Introductionimage of street art in San Jose

    Jasper and I usually take the same route or same couple of routes when we do a normal neighborhood walk. The routes always go by one of the many neighborhood parks in San Jose, which offers a chance for Jasper the Puggle to do his business and for me to get rid of the business before we head out on the road again. We like to do 2 miles in about 45 minutes each day, with about 5 or so minutes spent at the park, just enough time for disposal and to refill on some water.
    Posted by: Monique Gaddy on Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 1:00 PM | Comments: 3
  • Beautify Your Branch at Our First SJPL Service DayTwo smiling children wearing gloves and using spray bottles

    Join San José Public Library for our first systemwide service day with volunteer opportunities available at all library locations.
    Posted by: Jason Pell on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 3:40 PM | Comments: 5
  • The Forgotten Jewel of SJPLjeweled crown

    In the crowning glory that is San Jose's library system, Alviso Branch Library is the forgotten jewel. Each branch has its own unique facets, of course, but because of its location, people tend to forget Alviso exists. In spite of this, Alviso branch library has much to recommend it.
    Posted by: Teresa Brodersen on Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 12:00 PM | Comments: 0
  • New Library Cards for the New YearYellow card that says: Your New Card

    Exchange your library card for one of our new designs today! #408creates #RightToLibrary
    Posted by: Nancy Macias on Monday, December 12, 2016 - 9:18 AM | Comments: 4
  • Making the Trade: Safely eBarteringCraigslist 4 Everyone, book cover

    SJPL staffer Christopher Doyle has compiled a list of precautions and general advice for anyone attempting to make a trade on craigslist. Includes a bonus reading list for becoming a super craigslist user!
    Posted by: Christopher Doyle on Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 8:00 AM | Comments: 0