Blogs: Volunteering

Volunteer Spotlight - Patricia Mena

Patricia Mena volunteers at the Hillview Branch Library. Patricia has been a shining example of adaptability during the pandemic.

Robert Miranda
02/22/2021 - 10:00 AM

Volunteer Spotlight - Jim Cunningham

For over three years Jim was a resourceful and engaging volunteer who volunteered with Partners in Reading.

Robert Miranda
02/08/2021 - 10:00 AM

Volunteer Spotlight - Joy Matsumoto

Volunteer Joy is truly a JOY to work with (pun intended!) Patient, kind, flexible and reliable are just a few of the reasons Joy has become such a valued library volunteer.

Robert Miranda
01/18/2021 - 10:00 AM

Volunteer Spotlight - Patricia de Luna Muñoz

Patricia volunteers as a Resume and Job Search coach at the Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch.

Robert Miranda
01/04/2021 - 5:00 AM

Volunteer Spotlight - Dheerj Jasuja

Spotlight on Dheerj Jasuja, Almaden Teens Reach President, who has faithfully volunteered at the library as a Math Tutor, Vice President last year of Teens Reach, and now President.

Robert Miranda
12/21/2020 - 5:00 AM

Volunteer Spotlight - Michele Weiss

Meet Michele, a volunteer with the Alviso Branch as a Friend of the Library and its Acting President and Treasurer.

Robert Miranda
12/07/2020 - 5:00 AM

Volunteer Spotlight - Thuha Tran

Thuha began volunteering at Berryessa Branch Library in November 2019. She has taught others how to crochet and inspired those new to the craft.

Robert Miranda
11/16/2020 - 10:00 AM

Volunteer Spotlight - Nhu-Y Tran

Nhu-Y volunteers with our Virtual: ESL Grammar Club. Nhu-Y’s responsibility is to teach English learners the basic and proper grammar skills for them to start writing and speaking in English.

Robert Miranda
10/26/2020 - 10:00 AM

Be a Videographer: Virtual Volunteer Library Service

Learn what volunteer opportunities are available at the library during the pandemic.

Ila Langner
10/21/2020 - 10:00 PM

Celebrating our Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library groups are non-profits that fundraise to help support libraries by organizing book sales, hosting community programs, sponsoring events, advocating for the library, and more!

Robert Miranda
10/15/2020 - 10:00 AM

Pathfinders Leizel Jackson and Megan Maloy: Teen Mentors!

Teen HQ librarians Megan Maloy and Leizel Jackson provide valuable teen opportunities during the Summer of COVID-19.

Ila Langner
10/14/2020 - 10:00 PM

Volunteer Spotlight - Sheryl Mathew

Sheryl has been volunteering with SJPL for well over a year. She started as on-site coding volunteer at Joyce Ellington Branch library with her on-demand Python and Java computer programming classes.

Robert Miranda
10/05/2020 - 10:00 AM