Blogs: Teens

  • LGBTQ Pride, Fiction & ComicsCover of "Batwoman"

    June is LGBTQ Pride Month! San Francisco Pride is happening this weekend, June 27-28th. San Jose's own Silicon Valley Pride is celebrating it's 40th anniversary and will be on August 30th. San Jose's first lesbian and gay pride parade in 1974. And here are some historical finds, fiction, and comics featuring LGBTQ figures and characters!
    Posted by: Jessica Novak on Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 2:30 PM | Comments: 0
  • Ideas for Reluctant Readers: Movie and a Book ClubPercy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

    For reluctant readers, summer break can be a difficult time to focus and find that perfect book. To engage your reluctant reader this summer, watch a movie then read the book. Talk about the differences, expectations and what they would have added or left out of the movie.  There might be even a local production or theater performing shows based on books. In the meantime browse through our DVD and Fiction shelves to find your perfect pairing. Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh (J Fiction / J PB Fiction Fitzhugh)
    Posted by: Nari Ferderer on Monday, June 15, 2015 - 10:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • Ways to Have a Productive Summer for High SchoolersKaplan SAT 2015

    Not sure how to spend your summer? Summer is a great time to get some valuable work or volunteer experience in. Maybe you want to study for an upcoming SAT or maybe you want to learn a new skill over the summer? Whatever your summer needs may be the San Jose Public Library has resources to help you make this summer productive. Here are some suggestions and resources to help you make this a great summer.
    Posted by: adilene rogers on Friday, May 29, 2015 - 1:00 PM | Comments: 0
  • It's Star Wars Day!lego stormtrooper

    Monday, May 4, is Star Wars Day. Do you know why? It's because you can say, "May the fourth be with you!" (As in "May the force be with you!") To that end, I present some great Star Wars items for you to peruse, to celebrate this important day.
    Posted by: Rebekah Davis on Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 5:00 PM | Comments: 0
  • Avengers Assemble!Cover of "Thor God of Thunder: Godbutcher"

    The Avengers highly anticipated sequel, Avengers 2: Age of Ultron comes out this Friday, May 1st! Here are some awesome comics about your favorite Avengers to read before, after, or in between your additional viewings.
    Posted by: Jessica Novak on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 3:05 PM | Comments: 0