Blogs: Technology

  • Spotlight on eResources - Total Boox eBooksTotal Boox: 50,000 eBooks just a click away

    The library is testing out a new eBook service called Total Boox. You can instantly download and read eBooks on your Android, Kindle Fire or iOS device. Total Boox works a little differently than other library eBooks. You get:
    Posted by: Laurie Willis on Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 9:43 AM | Comments: 66
  • Pop-Up Mobile MakerspacesPop-up Mobile Makerspace Logo

    Join the San José Public Library at Pop-Up Makerspaces throughout downtown on Fridays and Saturdays. Drop in anytime at these pop-up spaces from 12 to 3 pm, and use your creativity to re-imagine downtown’s underutilized pocket spaces.
    Posted by: Erin Berman on Monday, July 13, 2015 - 9:53 AM | Comments: 1
  • National Week of Making June 12-18STEAMstacks banner

    Posted by: Erin Berman on Monday, June 15, 2015 - 2:45 PM | Comments: 0
  • 3D Space Container ChallengeFuture Engineers Logo

    Future Engineers has another challenge for enterprising K-12 students. This year, students are challenged "to create a digital 3D model of a container for space." Containers are useful to astronauts for many different things, from food storage to experiments. With the new addition of a 3D printer on the International Space Station astronauts can now print on demand and future astronauts may even use them on Mars!
    Posted by: Erin Berman on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 3:45 PM | Comments: 0
  • Privacy Literacy Project Needs Your HelpPrivacy Scale

    The Library was recently awarded a grant from the Knight News Foundation to develop an online tool which will help individuals understand privacy in the digital age and make informed decisions about their online activity. In order to create the best possible tool we need your help!
    Posted by: Erin Berman on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 3:00 PM | Comments: 1