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Dedication to a Librarian Who Lived and Breathed Library Service: Margaret Fitch

Late librarian Margaret Fitch was a truly dedicated librarian and Friend of the Library who left an indelible mark in her community.

Ila Langner
11/23/2022 - 10:00 PM

Volunteer Spotlight - Deitra Hoang

Meet Deitra, a volunteer and District 3 Youth Commissioner.

Melissa Chheuy
11/23/2022 - 2:00 PM

eSpotlight - Giving Tuesday

Learn about where and why Giving Tuesday was created and how you can share the spirit of generosity.

Jeana Clampitt
11/22/2022 - 4:00 PM

Homework Clubs

Need help with your homework? Volunteers will be available to help Kindergarten - 8th-grade students with their homework.

SJPL Staff
07/24/2022 - 12:00 PM

The 2022 Volunteers of the Year

We appreciate the tremendous contributions and efforts made by all our volunteers. Celebrate our Volunteers of the Year with us!

Jason Pell
04/21/2022 - 4:00 PM

Volunteer Spotlight: Remembering Ellen Hill

Remembering the service and legacy of PAR volunteer Ellen Hill.

Jason Pell
01/12/2022 - 10:30 AM

International Literacy Day

Bringing awareness to literacy efforts, local and worldwide.

Tom Hewitt
08/07/2021 - 12:00 PM

Volunteer Spotlight - Sue Lin

Sue has been teaching Zumba at the West Valley Branch Library since October of 2019.

Robert Miranda
07/12/2021 - 10:00 AM

Highlighting an Extraordinary Group of Volunteers

We are very pleased to introduce the incredibly outstanding volunteer language instructors of Virtual Conversation Café.

Robert Miranda
06/28/2021 - 10:00 AM

Highlighting an Extraordinary Group of Volunteers

Meet the crew of Tuesday afternoon's Virtual Tech Help. This group was one of the first teams to share their knowledge on a virtual platform through SJPL. Every Tuesday at 1 PM

Robert Miranda
05/31/2021 - 10:00 AM

Volunteer Spotlight - Lena

Lena has volunteered over 288 hours since 2017 and is a huge asset to Vineland Branch! She’s an efficient, accurate shelver, also assisting with merchandising and tidying the children’s area.

Robert Miranda
05/24/2021 - 10:00 AM

The 2021 Volunteers of the Year

The San José Public Library appreciates the tremendous contributions and efforts made by all our volunteers. Every year, each of our library locations and units selects an individual volunteer they…

Robert Miranda
04/19/2021 - 10:00 AM