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June 2019: Top 10 Adult Fiction and Non-Fiction Checkouts

It's that time again for the monthly check on what the community's reading!

John Muller
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 4:31 PM

eSpotlight - Looking for Romance?

Are you a Romance Reader looking for new reads now? We have romance novels for just about every taste in our eBook/eAudiobook collections.

Stacy Tomaszewski
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 7:00 AM

Travel TBR

All summer long I've been dreaming about Travel. I want to eat chocolate gelato and float in a gondola somewhere in Italy. I want to take a ride in a huge red double Decker bus, on my way to…

Penelope Gomez
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 8:00 AM

YA Friday: June 2019 Monthly Wrap-Up

Take a look at some of our favorite books released this month.

Megan Maloy
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Romances of the Month: June 2019

A monthly review of romance books I've read.

Marian Nguyen
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Looking Back: The Home Run King and a San Jose Baseball Team

Back in 1990, I read a book called The Rise of Japanese Baseball Power by Robert Obojski.  I became fascinated by the long history of Japan's love of the game (from the 1880s), the ongoing…

Ralph Pearce
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 9:00 AM

eSpotlight - George Orwell

On this day in 1903, Eric Arthur Blair was born in what was then British India. He is better known today by the pen name he adopted in the early 1930's -- George Orwell. Orwell is best known for…

Stacy Tomaszewski
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 7:00 AM

The Genealogy Sojourner: When Duty And Ideals Collide

Every once in a while something occurs that shakes up the status quo. In the case of my great great Uncle George Muller it came in the form of a minor celebrity by the name of Dr. Barbara Moore.

John Muller
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 9:33 AM

SJ Engage: Mental Health

Most people believe that mental health conditions are rare and “happen to someone else." In fact, mental health conditions are common and widespread. An estimated 54 million Americans suffer from some

TeenHQ
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 9:00 AM

June: Books I've Read Recently

"Books I've Read Recently" is a series where I, Penelope Gomez, will do a monthly wrap up of the books I've read throughout the past month. In this series I will give a brief synopsis of the story…

Penelope Gomez
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 8:47 AM

Walk Around Town: Fountain Figure

Explore the history of "The Fountain Figure" by Robert Graham, a bronze sculpture in front of the Robert F. Peckham Federal Building on First Street.

Monique Mcclellan
Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 1:00 PM

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YA Friday: Sunshine On The Street At The Parade

The characters in these novels find themselves in all sorts of situations, both related and unrelated to their sexual orientation and gender identification.

Megan Maloy
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 9:00 AM