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  • Looking Back: Robert F. Kennedy's 1968 Visit to San JoseImage: Senator Kennedy's arrival at the San Jose Municipal Airport on March 23, 1968. Courtesy of San Jose State University, Special Collections Archives. Spartan Daily Negatives Collection, 2012, Archival Finding Aids.

    Image: Senator Kennedy's arrival at the San Jose Municipal Airport on March 23, 1968. Courtesy of San Jose State University, Special Collections Archives. Spartan Daily Negatives Collection, 2012, Archival Finding Aids. 
    Posted by: Ralph Pearce on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 4:45 PM | Comments: 1
  • eSpotlight - Vietnamese eBooksLibby logo - maroon background with child reading book

    San José Public Library is excited to present the first Vietnamese eBooks available through Overdrive!
    Posted by: Stacy Tomaszewski on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 8:12 AM | Comments: 0
  • Represent: Black Panther & Black Comicsblack panther cast

    The long-awaited and heavily anticipated Black Panther movie is finally here! Reviews are in, and critics are saying it's the best and most elevated Marvel movie to date. Many people who have seen it already plan on seeing it again!
    Posted by: Jessica Novak on Friday, February 16, 2018 - 3:05 PM | Comments: 2
  • Ostriches in Californiahatching baby ostriches

    Ostriches are worlds the largest non-flying bird and lay the largest eggs.  A female ostrich can lay up to twelve eggs that can each weigh up to 40 to 70 ounces each. When ostriches reached their peak popularity in the early 1900’s, ostrich eggs were sold alongside their feathers in stores as a novelty.
    Posted by: Brandy Maldonado on Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 9:00 AM | Comments: 6
  • Viewers Advisory: Galentine's DayViewer's Advisory - two pairs of feet atop movie theater seats

    We are a couple of librarians who take television as seriously as books. If there is a good show out there that can be watched for free, trust us to tell you ALL about it. Because readers advisory is our profession, but viewers advisory is our calling. We love good TV and we simply must share. In real life you might call us Appleberry and Lowell, but together, in the vast blogosphere we are called Viewers Advisory.
    Posted by: Emily Lowell on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 11:03 PM | Comments: 0