Blogs: Community

  • Community Conversations: Your Voice MattersDiverse group of community members each hold up different colors of paper cut out in the shape of conversation bubbles

    If you are looking for a way to actively participate in democracy—to have your voice heard—we encourage you to attend one of our free Community Conversations, available this fall at several library locations.   
    Posted by: Anonymous on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 10:17 AM | Comments: 0
  • 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
  • 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