Blogs: Teens

  • Shake Up Your Summer with the SJ EarthquakesSJ Earthquakes Logo

    GOOOAAAALLLL! We're excited to announce that we've once again teamed up with the SJ Earthquakes to help you ENERGIZE during this year's Summer Reading Challenge.
    Posted by: Elizabeth Castaneda on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 3:41 PM | Comments: 0
  • 2017 Book Trailer ContestSan Jose Public Library Book Trailer Contest - film strip image with 'play' button

    San Jose Public Library invites teens who are 12 - 18 years of age and registered in the Summer Reading Challenge to put their creativity into action by developing a book trailer that will be engaging and exciting to viewers. Teens should create a video book trailer for a young adult book. Use special effects, animation, music, etc. to engage viewers and make them want to read the book.
    Posted by: Nancy Macias on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 2:21 PM | Comments: 0
  • Meet the Never Ending Readers!: Santa Teresa's YA Book ClubBook Pages Folded into a Heart

    Do you love YA fiction and want to talk to everyone you meet about the newest books you've read? The San Jose Public Library system is home to great YA book clubs where you can do just that, including Santa Teresa Branch's club, The Never Ending Readers!
    Posted by: Megan Hicks on Friday, May 19, 2017 - 3:00 PM | Comments: 0
  • Put Down the Book and Drive!people standing in the street looking scared

    I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives is the hard-to-put-down true story of two children from different countries who became pen pals. Caitlin, an all-American 12 year old, had a school assignment to write to a student in another country.
    Posted by: Teresa Brodersen on Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 12:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • Fangirls Unleashed: Silicon Valley Comic Con 2017Addie and Alyssa at SVCC

    From admiring cosplayers to seeing San Jose Public Library thrive, we’ve got the top 5 highlights of Silicon Valley Comic Con for you!
    Posted by: Alyssa Mendoza on Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 12:02 PM | Comments: 1