Blogs

  • SJPL Works - Adobe Creative CloudColorful crystals on a black background with the words Adobe Creative Cloud in the lower left corner and foreground

    Adobe Creative Cloud is available on all SJPL Works computers for your small business' creative needs! Select the logos below to learn more about these applications through the library's Lynda.com resource.
    Posted by: Shih Fa Kao on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 12:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • eSpotlight-Summer Eats and DrinksGirl in pink dress eating watermelon.

    The Living's Easy It is Summer, and that means you may want to look into some fresh new recipes for the whole family to enjoy. We have lots of great eBooks on recipes for your convenience. Go harvest some fresh veggies from your garden or visit one of the many farmers markets throughout California and get cooking (CDFA, 2017). Bonus: get savvy tips on smart shopping for veggies and fruits to save some green (USDA).
    Posted by: David Fournier on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 6:23 AM | Comments: 6
  • eSpotlight Extra - The Big Library Read is Back! Big Library Read You don't have to be a genius to fall in love with this book!

    Join us June 12th through June 26th for another Big Library Read!  This time, the book is The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict.  Get your eCopy at OverDrive, or place a hold on a paper copy!
    Posted by: Stacy Tomaszewski on Monday, June 12, 2017 - 9:15 AM | Comments: 1
  • Fangirls Unleashed: Year 2 at Fanimecon 2017Addie and Alyssa at Fanime

    From meeting movie-quality cosplayers to rocking out at MusicFest, Fanimecon 2017 was better than ever.   Welcome to another Fangirls Unleashed series, where we once again attended Fanimecon for the second year in a row.  Fanime is Northern California’s largest anime convention and is held in our beloved downtown San Jose during Memorial Day weekend.  Couldn't make it? No problem! Below we’ve got the Top 5 Highlights of Fanime to beat those FOMO (fear of missing out) blues.
    Posted by: Alyssa Mendoza on Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 12:00 PM | Comments: 0
  • Staff Picks: The Best Books We Read in May The Small Hand book cover

    Although winter appears to be selfishly hanging on into summer, the staff of the San Jose Public Library is busily reading full steam ahead.  This month find our picks, which include heartfelt family reads, atmospheric ghost stories, and YA books with strong female leads.  Let us know what you've been reading in the comments below.
    Posted by: Amelia Vander Heide on Friday, June 9, 2017 - 10:02 AM | Comments: 2