Blogs: Kids

  • Adam West: A Brief FilmographyCover image for "The Misadventures of Adam West Omnibus"

    Adam West passed away on June 9, 2017. Perhaps best known for his role as "Batman" in the television series of the 1960s, West also had an extensive career in film and voiceover work that can be seen on his official website and on Here are a few items from the San Jose Public Library's catalog that feature the actor as well.
    Posted by: Jessica Chung on Friday, June 23, 2017 - 4:00 PM | Comments: 0
  • Early Literacy Activities to do at Home: June 2017 CalendarPlay, Learn and Grow Together

    These fun and simple activities are just one way to help develop your child’s pre-reading skills. Pick and choose or try them all! Visit to find library programs and events near you!
    Posted by: Nari Ferderer on Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 9:00 AM | Comments: 7
  • eSpotlight - Summer is a time for ... eBooks!Wooden platform over water with striped woman's hat, sunglasses and purse.

    Summer is the perfect time to find some fun books to read at the beach, in the park, or just in your backyard.
    Posted by: Stacy Tomaszewski on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 8:15 AM | Comments: 3
  • 3 Authors Writing for Adults and ChildrenBook cover for "I Funny: A Middle School Story" by James Patterson

    With our Summer Reading Challenge just around the corner, now is a great time to find books for the whole family. Here are a few authors who write for both adults and children. David Baldacci Check out these suspenseful novels for adults or children by David Baldacci.
    Posted by: Jessica Chung on Friday, May 26, 2017 - 5:00 PM | Comments: 1
  • Shake Up Your Summer with the SJ EarthquakesSJ Earthquakes Logo

    GOOOAAAALLLL! We're excited to announce that we've once again teamed up with the SJ Earthquakes to help you ENERGIZE during this year's Summer Reading Challenge. The Earthquakes will be hosting a series of five storytimes at your San José Public Library where there will be plenty of opportunities to meet some of their players.
    Posted by: Elizabeth Castaneda on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 3:41 PM | Comments: 4