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Great Picture Books About the Civil Rights Movement!

Several events and people are significant in the Civil Rights Movement. Here is a list for younger children in various Civil Rights areas.

Ila Langner
01/24/2023 - 10:00 AM

SJPL Mock Caldecott 2023

Yesterday several SJPL staff members gathered to discuss notable children's picture books published in 2022 and participate in a Mock Caldecott selection committee.

Megan Maloy
01/20/2023 - 11:00 AM

Ms. Ila's Middle Grade Reading Club: The Shape of Thunder by Jasmine Warga

We'll start off the new year with a challenging book about gun violence and its impact on families.

Ila Langner
01/18/2023 - 10:00 AM

Pathfinder Cassidy Pham: Incorporating Electronics in Crafts/Art at Tully Library

Librarian Cassidy Pham utilizes his background in electronic crafting to engage youth at Tully Community Library!

Ila Langner
01/11/2023 - 10:00 PM

SJPL Picks Recommendation Rag: January 2023

What do our librarians recommend? Boost your browsing or add variety to your "To Read" list with reading recommendations from our librarians, in this occasional reader's advisory publication.

Marsha Malcolm
01/02/2023 - 1:00 AM

Juvenile Disabled Fiction--Autism

Juvenile Fiction featuring characters with Autism.

Bill Bowman
12/27/2022 - 8:00 AM

Ms. Ila's Middle Grade Reading Club: Golden Ticket by Kate Egan

Ash is used to being at the top of her class. Ash is starting to believe that she may not be as gifted as she thought.

Ila Langner
12/21/2022 - 10:00 AM

Christmas Folklore and Traditions

Take a look at the history of Christmas with these selections from our collection

Lisa Mejia
12/19/2022 - 7:15 AM

Silicon Valley Reads 2023: Journey to New Beginnings

Celebrate 20 years with us. Learn about the theme, books, and events for 2023.

Sarah Kishler
12/16/2022 - 11:00 AM

Celebrate Early Christmas - Những Cuốn Sách Cần Đọc Trước Giáng Sinh

Cận kề vào những ngày lễ giáng sinh sắp đến, thư viện San Jose có những cuốn sách hay và những cuốn phim thích hợp để gửi đến các độc giả.

SJ eLibrary
12/13/2022 - 9:00 AM

SJPL Picks Recommendation Rag: December 2022

What do our librarians recommend? Boost your browsing or add variety to your "To Read" list with reading recommendations from our librarians, in this occasional reader's advisory publication.

Marsha Malcolm
12/01/2022 - 1:00 AM

Hanukkah 2022

The Festival of Lights is celebrated from December 18 to 26 this year.

Tom Hewitt
11/22/2022 - 12:00 PM