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How Would You Rate the City's Services?

From October 4 through October 18, San José residents can help shape the future of San José by completing an online survey.

Laurie Willis
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 12:45 PM

Introducing SJPL's First-Ever DC Comics Library Card

DC Comics joined forces with San José Public Library to release a limited edition library card that features an official DC Comics design of Batman reading a comic book.

Nancy Macias
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 2:00 PM

First-Ever 49ers Library Card

Score your own 49ers library card! Available starting Tuesday, August 27.

Nancy Macias
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 12:42 PM

Auto-Renewal is Here

The San José Public Library (SJPL) is excited to announce that starting July 25, 2019, it will begin to offer an automatic renewal service to all SJPL accounts. This service will automatically renew c

Nancy Macias
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 3:47 PM

Introducing the First-Ever SJ Sharks Library Card

The San José Public Library (SJPL) is proud to partner with the San Jose Sharks to present the first-ever Sharks library card. Find out how to SCORE yours!

Nancy Macias
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 12:00 PM

Celebrating Hip Hop History Month

We celebrate Hip Hop History Month with you every November! We offer a series of events that will educate, excite, and inspire people of all ages!

Nancy Macias
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 3:00 PM

Children's & Young Adult Materials = Fine Free

No more late fines for Children's & YA materials! On June 11, City Council approved the Mayor's proposal to eliminate late fines for youth during Fiscal Year 2018/19.

Nancy Macias
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 12:00 AM

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Right to Library

#RightToLibrary is a new campaign launched in 2017 to empower people to visit their library and explore new and innovative services, programs, and collections.

Elizabeth Castaneda
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Silicon Valley Energy Watch: DIY Home Energy Savings Toolkit

This no-cost kit contains devices that will help you easily reduce energy and water use, saving you money on your utility bills.

Elizabeth Castaneda
Monday, April 7, 2014 - 12:18 PM