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  • First-Ever 49ers Library Card49ers library card

    Score your own 49ers library card! Available starting Tuesday, August 27.
    Posted by: Nancy Macias on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 12:42 PM | Comments: 8
  • Auto-Renewal is Hereopen book and stack of four closed ones lying on a table with a CD propped against them

    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 checked out books, DVDs and CDs, up to three times.
    Posted by: Nancy Macias on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 3:47 PM | Comments: 18
  • Calling All Kids: Story to Stage Writing Contest with Happy Hollow Park & ZooStory to Stage Writing Contest - featuring Danny the Dragon puppet mascot

    Happy Hollow Park & Zoo and the San José Public Library have partnered to present our first joint writing contest, Story to Stage. This Spring, help Happy Hollow Park & Zoo find a new story to add to their puppet theater!
    Posted by: Nari Ferderer on Friday, February 15, 2019 - 12:30 PM | Comments: 0
  • Introducing the First-Ever SJ Sharks Library Card San Jose Sharks icon

    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!
    Posted by: Nancy Macias on Friday, February 1, 2019 - 12:00 PM | Comments: 9
  • 2019 Reading Challenge: Are You Ready?literature

    2019 is just a hop, skip and a jump away. Its a chance to press the reset button your TBR pile and make a fresh start on your next year's reading journey. Whether you read fiction, non-fiction, listen to audiobooks, or spend your days flipping through picture books, there is a reading challenge for you! Challenge 1: Modern Mrs. Darcy Pick and choose your books to fit ten distinct fields. Can you find one book that fits all 10?
    Posted by: Nari Ferderer on Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 7:00 AM | Comments: 0