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The End of Summer, One Last Adventure

With the summer at an end and the school year around the corner, you may be scrambling to check off a few more outdoor summer activities.

Brandy Maldonado
08/14/2019 - 5:00 AM

eSpotlight - Revisiting Downton Abbey

We're just a little over a month away from the release of the Downton Abbey film, so let's take a look at all the fun eBooks, eMedia, and eResources we have related to this excellent TV series.

Anna Fox
08/13/2019 - 7:00 AM

Free Speech in Silicon Valley: Pruneyard Shopping Center v Robbins

Image: 1969 photo of Pruneyard construction, Mercury News, February 20th, 1985 It was November 1975; disco was at its height, flared pants abounded, and the United Nations had just adopted General…

Shane Curtin
08/09/2019 - 10:00 AM

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YA Friday: Happiness Happens

August 8 is Happiness Happens Day, a day to celebrate all things happy.

Megan Maloy
08/09/2019 - 9:00 AM

Learn With Me: Early Literacy O & P

Each month, we'll journey through the alphabet, discovering different ways of creating memories and moments to share with the children in your life.

Nari Ferderer
08/07/2019 - 7:00 AM

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eSpotlight - Toni Morrison

The world mourns the passing of Toni Morrison, best known as the author of 11 novels, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Megan Hicks
08/06/2019 - 1:30 PM

July 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
08/05/2019 - 4:15 PM

Back to School: College Edition TBR

Well it's that dreaded time of the year again. Summer is officially coming to an end and school is almost back in session. Time for endless essays, pop quizzes and math nobody is EVER going to…

Penelope Gomez
08/05/2019 - 8:24 AM

YA Friday: Tropes Spring Eternal - The Manic Pixie Dream Girl

Get your hair bow-aligned and your Belle and Sebastian mixtape in hand because these YA books aren't like other girls.

Megan Maloy
08/02/2019 - 9:00 AM

eSpotlight - Sweet Books to Finish Up National Ice Cream Month

We're celebrating the final few days of National Ice Cream Month! San José Public Library has some fun eBooks to enjoy about ice cream to celebrate the sweetest of months.

Megan Hicks
07/30/2019 - 5:10 PM

Resources for Moms Reentering the Workforce

Trying to ease back into the workforce after a hiatus can be a challenge. I found myself in this situation a few years ago when trying to reenter the workplace after raising kids (in my prior life…

Lisa Molson
07/30/2019 - 9:00 AM

July: 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
07/29/2019 - 9:45 AM