Blogs: Research & eResources

  • eSpotlight - Book Lovers DayHeart in a book

    August 9th is Book Lovers Day, a day for all the bibliophiles to celebrate the wonderful stories we love. Looking for a new book to help you read the day away? Our extensive eBook and eAudiobook collection has got you covered, and we've also got plenty of ways to find book recommendations, and a few personal favorites to share. Let us help you find a book and then sit back, relax, and read!
    Posted by: Anna Fox on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 8:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • eSpotlight Extra - ABCmouse Home Access is Here!ABC Mouse logo featuring a smiling grey mouse with mortar board and diploma

    ABCmouse is now available for 4-week home checkouts! Prepare your child for academic success with the click of a mouse!
    Posted by: Stacy Tomaszewski on Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 9:21 AM | Comments: 2
  • eSpotlight - Coming Soon: ABCmouse at Home!ABC Mouse logo featuring a smiling grey mouse with mortar board and diploma

    San José Public Library is proud to announce that our educational resource ABCmouse will soon be available for at-home use.
    Posted by: Nari Ferderer on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 8:00 AM | Comments: 2
  • eSpotlight - We All Scream for Ice Cream! Celebrate National Ice Cream MonthImage of an ice cream sundae with sprinkles and a cherry on top served in a hot pink, cone-shaped cup.

    July is coming to a close, but there is still time to celebrate National Ice Cream Month! Actually, we think that any time is a good time to celebrate with ice cream. Do you want delicious recipes, but find that those thick cookbooks take up way too much room? Here are some yummy eBooks that you can check out from the library, and they won't take up any space on your shelves! These recipes look like fun and some are super easy to make. Bon Appétit!
    Posted by: Jacqueline Danziger on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 8:00 AM | Comments: 1
  • eSpotlight Extra - Gilroy Garlic FestivalGarlic bulbs

    The annual Gilroy Garlic Festival is almost here! Taking place July 28, 29, and 30 at Christmas Hill Park in Gilroy, this fun and food-filled local festival has continued to grow since it was founded in 1979. If you can't make it to the festival or just can't wait to celebrate the wonder that is garlic, have no fear. We have plenty of excellent eBooks and eResources where you can learn more about to grow and use garlic or find a great garlic-filled recipe to try.
    Posted by: Anna Fox on Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 8:00 AM | Comments: 0