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  • Staff Picks: Best Books We Read this Summerhot summer sun blazes down on an orange beach umbrella

    This summer felt like it flew by in a warm (some may argue too warm) breeze, but San José Public Library staff bloggers still managed to enjoy their reading in the whirlwind of activity! Get prepped for the rest of the year with these great recommendations from the library.
    Posted by: Megan Hicks on Friday, August 23, 2019 - 4:50 PM | Comments: 0
  • YA Friday: #DormLifeYA Friday white text on pink background logo

    Older teens looking for a glimpse of their future selves will enjoy these books with college students as protagonists.
    Posted by: Megan Maloy on Friday, August 23, 2019 - 9:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • Link Plus Picks: Psychic Cavemen and Moon UnitLink+ logo

    Occasionally you might find yourself looking for a book so niche that it can only be borrowed via Link+. Know that if obscure titles like these can’t be found in our extensive collection, we can track it down via our Link+ or interlibrary loan service (aka "ILLiad"), and get your oddity delivered to you. We have also recently added movies and music CDs to this service.
    Posted by: Adam Padilla on Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 1:35 PM | Comments: 1
  • #PixinParks Mt. MadonnaSeven Magnificent Adventures

    The Park Image: Black hawk trail, Mount Madonna. ©Brandy Maldonado.
    Posted by: Brandy Maldonado on Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 5:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • eSpotlight - Radio Ga GaImage of shelves filled with a variety of old fashioned radios.

    "It's not true I had nothing on, I had the radio on." - Marilyn Monroe
    Posted by: Dana Lema on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 9:30 AM | Comments: 0