Blogs: Volunteering

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

Highlighting an Extraordinary Group of Volunteers

Seeing as next week is National Volunteer Recognition Week, we wanted to begin highlighting some of our wonderful volunteers one week early.

Robert Miranda
04/16/2021 - 10:00 AM

Volunteer Spotlight - Manju Talekar

Manju Talekar is an inspiring, positive, skilled, and versatile volunteer. Although she started 2020 volunteering in person as an English, yoga, and meditation teacher...

Robert Miranda
03/29/2021 - 10:00 AM

Volunteer Spotlight - Aniket Mahajan

Aniket is an instructor for the West Valley Branch Library's Math Olympiad program. Math Olympiad is a weekly program for 3rd-5th graders that helps kids prepare for the Math Olympiad test.

Robert Miranda
03/22/2021 - 10:00 AM

Volunteer Spotlight - Steve Kline

Steve Kline, President of the Friends Group for Bascom Branch Library, has not let the library’s closure slow down his volunteer efforts.

Robert Miranda
03/08/2021 - 10:00 AM

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