Blogs: Kids

  • Sing A Song of Science Album Cover: Here Comes Science by They Might Be Giants

    Science doesn’t have to be a dry topic.  It can be joyous, entertaining, and even melodious. It is thanks to one of my favorite bands, They Might Be Giants, that I can recall certain scientific facts such as that mammals have large four-chambered hearts and the sun is about 93,000,000 miles away. There are also classics like Tom Lehrer’s Gilbert and Sullivan parody about The Elements, which is a great tool for memorizing the periodic table. Scientific songs in the SJPL catalog include:
    Posted by: Sarah Kishler on Friday, April 21, 2017 - 2:20 PM | Comments: 1
  • Rabbits as Pets?Two cute little bunnies huddle together.

    Are you thinking about getting a pet rabbit? If you are, then there are quite a few things to consider.
    Posted by: Lisa Mejia on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 10:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • Early Literacy Every Day: April 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 Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 10:30 AM | Comments: 0
  • eSpotlight - 1000 Books Before Kindergarten1000 Books Before Kindergarten - Now Online!

    We are excited to announce a new way to participate in our 1,000 Books before Kindergarten program. You can now track all of your shared reading online using Beanstack. Beanstack offers a range of special features, from weekly book recommendations to specially curated booklists created by your San José librarians.
    Posted by: Stacy Tomaszewski on Monday, April 3, 2017 - 12:06 PM | Comments: 0
  • Bloom into Spring Reading with Uspurple flowers

    Celebrate spring with some fantistic finds for all ages at your local San José Public Library Brancy
    Posted by: Danielle G. on Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 11:16 AM | Comments: 0