Blogs: Community

  • World Health Day 2016: Beat DiabetesMayo Clinic Essential Diabetes Book

    Join millions around the world today, World Health Day, to help Beat Diabetes. World Health Day is promoted annually by the World Health Organization on April 7. Diabetes Resources The San Jose Public Library (SJPL) has many resources that can help you learn more about this complex condition. Please remember to consult with your physician before starting any new treatment, diet, or exercise plan.
    Posted by: Megan Hicks on Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 3:00 PM | Comments: 0
  • Fangirls Unleashed: Our Experience at Silicon Valley Comic ConCosplayers

    Geeks, nerds and cosplayers rejoice! Weren't able to make it to Silicon Valley Comic Con last weekend? You're in luck, since us Fangirls went the entire weekend and our newest video feels as if you're geeking out beside us. It is a long video, so grab your favorite junk food (our favorites are Flaming Hot Cheetos), put on your cape, and enjoy the biggest event that San Jose has ever seen. Want more? Below were our favorite aspects of the con.
    Posted by: Alyssa Mendoza on Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 1:45 PM | Comments: 2
  • Graphic Novels for Kids: Spotlight on Silicon Valley Comic Concomics

    Graphic novels are a great way to get reluctant readers to pick up books. Finding graphic novels appropriate for kids can sometimes be challenging, however. This blog series is designed to help kids, parents, and caregivers find a variety of titles perfect for children in elementary and middle school.
    Posted by: Megan Hicks on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 12:50 PM | Comments: 1
  • Explore SJ Libraries: Hillview BranchHillview Branch Library

    Welcome back to another Explore SJ Libraries! As many of you know we have a total of 23 branch libraries, soon to be 24, in San Jose. Unfortunately, we don’t all get the pleasure of visiting each of them. While all these libraries offer similar resources such as books, programs and services, each one of them caters to unique communities and the libraries have become a reflection of those communities. For this blog, we will be exploring the Hillview Branch Library located in East San Jose.
    Posted by: adilene rogers on Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 10:00 AM | Comments: 2
  • Step Up Your St. Patrick's DaySecret of the Kells jacket cover

    Thursday, March 17, 2016 St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner, Thursday March 17, 2016, and it will be here faster than you can say "Conan O'Brien."
    Posted by: Jessica Novak on Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 8:00 AM | Comments: 1