Blogs: Community

  • 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
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    Instagram Frame Contest - Share the Love Let us know what you are reading this summer and get rewarded for sharing! Want to win a Samsung S2 8 16GB tablet? Then enter our Instagram Frame Contest! It's Easy!
    Posted by: Nancy Macias on Friday, July 14, 2017 - 12:52 PM | Comments: 6
  • SJPL Invites You to Volunteer this Summer!woman speaking with volunteer at summer reading club table

    Make an impact in your community. Volunteer with SJPL this summer!
    Posted by: Robert Miranda on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 2:36 PM | Comments: 0
  • eSpotlight - Autism Awareness MonthAutism Awareness ribbon symbol: a ribbon made up of colorful puzzle pieces. The words "Autism Awareness" appears on the ribbon.

    Celebrate Autism Awareness this April! Did you know that, according to the CDC, about 1 in 68 children are identified as being on the Autism Spectrum? That's a lot of our friends, neighbors, and even some of our family members! The month of April is Autism Awareness Month, and we are celebrating and creating deeper understanding of community members with autism by introducing you to some fabulous eResources promoting awareness of people on the Autism Spectrum and neurodiversity.
    Posted by: Jacqueline Danziger on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 8:00 AM | Comments: 0