Blogs: Community

  • Fangirls Unleashed: Bacon Festival!Addie and Alyssa at Bacon Festival

    Posted by: Alyssa Mendoza on Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 12:45 PM | Comments: 1
  • Pop-Up Mobile MakerspacesPop-up Mobile Makerspace Logo

    Join the San José Public Library at Pop-Up Makerspaces throughout downtown on Fridays and Saturdays. Drop in anytime at these pop-up spaces from 12 to 3 pm, and use your creativity to re-imagine downtown’s underutilized pocket spaces.
    Posted by: Erin Berman on Monday, July 13, 2015 - 9:53 AM | Comments: 1
  • LGBTQ Pride, Fiction & ComicsCover of "Batwoman"

    June is LGBTQ Pride Month! San Francisco Pride is happening this weekend, June 27-28th. San Jose's own Silicon Valley Pride is celebrating it's 40th anniversary and will be on August 30th. San Jose's first lesbian and gay pride parade in 1974. And here are some historical finds, fiction, and comics featuring LGBTQ figures and characters!
    Posted by: Jessica Novak on Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 2:30 PM | Comments: 0
  • Girls Who Code and Treehousebinary data

    More than 75% of girls show interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) careers; however, as of today, only about 0.3% of girls are pursuing a career in computer science. Without the necessary opportunities to be educated in such a heavily male-dominated field, girls are less likely to pursue career in STEM fields. However, Girls Who Code is an organization aiming to give these girls the opportunities to part of this amazing field and pursue careers in technology and engineering.
    Posted by: Enna Penglin on Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 3:20 PM | Comments: 0
  • Celebrate National Pancake Day (YUM)!National Pancake Day image

    Did you know that March 4 is National Pancake Day?  You can, of course, celebrate by visiting an IHOP restaurant and getting a free short stack of pancakes (details here) but I've also compiled a list of some great books that will help you celebrate this delicious holiday.
    Posted by: Rebekah Davis on Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 12:00 PM | Comments: 1