Blogs: Community

  • 2017 Library 2 Library Bicycle Loop TourLibrary 2 Library Bicycle Loop Tour participant outside Calabazas Branch Library

    UPDATE: Check out photos from the 2017 L2L Tour Join the libraries in your community for the 2017 Library 2 Library Bicycle Loop Tour on Saturday, October 21, 2017, at 8:45 AM. The following libraries have teamed up to present this community event:
    Posted by: Michele Rowic on Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 12:45 PM | Comments: 1
  • Backyard Amateur Astronomer: Solar Eclipsetotal solar eclipse

    Are you ready for the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017? We've got info on when and how to view it in San Jose.
    Posted by: Monique Mcclellan on Friday, August 11, 2017 - 8:30 PM | Comments: 5
  • Community Climate Cafes at Alum Rock Branch Library Three square black and white images: first is a puzzle, representing strategy, then hands, representing community, then a traffic sign with arrows pointing in several directions, representing change

    Join us at Alum Rock Branch Library this fall for a three-part series of community discussions about climate change and extreme weather events. Part book club and part science café, this is a chance to talk with NOAA meteorologist Brian Garcia from the National Weather Service’s Bay Area forecast office and your neighbors about issues that matter to all of us.
    Posted by: Sarah Kishler on Friday, August 11, 2017 - 6:00 PM | Comments: 7
  • Get Kids Ready for Back to SchoolRed Chuck Taylor shoes of a child stand on a green rug with a red backpack, a pile of notebooks, fresh no. 2 yellow pencils, red pens, and mobile devices surrounding the shoes.

    You can make a difference for children returning to school this Fall. Volunteer with San José Public Library and encourage lifelong learning. You will also meet new people with similar interests, including a shared commitment to community.
    Posted by: Robert Miranda on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 4:00 PM | Comments: 2
  • Get Ready for the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2017!Closeup on guitars played at concert

    August is here, the weather is clear, and that means it's time for the annual San Jose Jazz Summer Fest! Explore music from featured artists at the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest at your library.
    Posted by: Megan Hicks on Monday, August 7, 2017 - 1:20 PM | Comments: 0