Blogs

eSpotlight - Back to School with PowerKnowledge!

Did you know? The San José Public Library offers students in grades 3-6 and teachers access to Rosen PowerKnowledge Science Suite: Life Science, Earth & Space Science, and Physical Science.

Megan Hicks
08/27/2019 - 11:00 AM

August: 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.

Penelope Gomez
08/26/2019 - 10:38 AM

Staff Picks: Best Books We Read this Summer

Get prepped for the rest of the year with these great recommendations from the library.

Megan Hicks
08/23/2019 - 4:50 PM

YA Friday: #DormLife

Older teens looking for a glimpse of their future selves will enjoy these books with college students as protagonists.

Megan Maloy
08/23/2019 - 9:00 AM

Link Plus Picks: Psychic Cavemen and Moon Unit

Occasionally you might find yourself looking for a book so niche that it can only be borrowed via Link+.

Adam Padilla
08/22/2019 - 10:43 AM

#PixinParks Mt. Madonna

Littered with majestic redwood and oak forests, the Mt. Madonna County Park has over 4,500 acres of land.

Brandy Maldonado
08/22/2019 - 5:00 AM

eSpotlight - Radio Ga Ga

Whether you are interested in the technical aspects of radio and broadcasting or want to listen to old radio shows, we have a large variety of eResources to help you celebrate all things radio.

Dana Lema
08/20/2019 - 9:30 AM

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Drive-in to the California Room

Image: Photograph taken February 17, 2018 by Michael Lara Milk Tea. Stromboli. Movie. Which of these sounds out of place? None! Especially when enjoying a movie from a lawn chair or the bed of a…

Michael Lara
08/18/2019 - 7:00 AM

YA Friday Gets Creative

Non-Fiction Edition It's time to go back to school, but don't let that stop you from expressing your creative side! Ever want to try out brush lettering, making ultra kawaii amigurumi, or blending…

Leizel Case
08/16/2019 - 5:05 PM

Volunteer Spotlight - Ada Elizabeth Rubin

Introducing Ada Elizabeth Rubin Ada E. Rubin volunteers at the Edenvale Branch Library as one of our Homework Club Leaders. A thoughtful and considerate tutor, Ada has helped lead the Edenvale…

Robert Miranda
08/16/2019 - 12:00 PM

First-Ever 49ers Library Card

Score your own 49ers library card! Available starting Tuesday, August 27.

Nancy Macias
08/14/2019 - 12:42 PM

Community Spotlight: Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley

Rebuilding Together provides extensive home rehabilitation and modification services to home owners in need in many areas throughout Santa Clara County.

Deborah Estreicher
08/14/2019 - 10:00 AM