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eSpotlight Alert - New Hold Delivery System on Overdrive & Libby

Overdrive/Libby is switching to a new hold delivery system. Read more about it here!

Megan Hicks
03/03/2020 - 2:00 PM

#PixinParks Chitactac-Adams

The Chitactac Adams county park challenge located in Gilroy is a 1/4 mile loop featuring the history of Ohlone Native Americans and Uvas creek.

Brandy Maldonado
03/03/2020 - 7:00 AM

YA Fifty Nifty United States TBR

Read your way across the 50 Nifty United States with this epicly long TBR list.

Penelope Gomez
03/02/2020 - 9:00 AM

One Quarter of Your Life: Fun OR “Sucks”?

Legityou career counselor Jamie Beck recommends more satisfying ways to choose a profession after high school.

Ila Langner
02/28/2020 - 11:00 AM

YA Friday: February 2020 Monthly Wrap-Up

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

Megan Maloy
02/28/2020 - 9:00 AM

Looking Back: The First Black Player in Japanese Baseball

A Negro League Ballplayer Joins a Japanese Team in 1936

Ralph Pearce
02/26/2020 - 9:00 AM

Celebrate Will Eisner Week at the San José Public Library!

Learn more about Will Eisner, enjoy a week of events and get great reading recommendations as well.

Justina Trinh
02/24/2020 - 10:24 AM

February: 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
02/24/2020 - 9:00 AM

YA Friday: On Fridays, We Read Pink!

Check out this list of aesthetically pleasing YA books with pretty pink covers!

Megan Maloy
02/21/2020 - 3:30 PM

New Catalog & Website - TIPS - Organizing My Shelves

Learn how to organize your shelves and add personal tags.

Laurie Willis
02/21/2020 - 8:00 AM

Celebrating Black History Month in the Archives

Learn more about a San José family that made a remarkable impact on our local history.

Estella Inda
02/20/2020 - 10:00 AM

Volunteer Spotlight - Maher Penglin

Maher Penglin has been volunteering with San José Public Library since 2017. He's contributed almost 70 hours of volunteering this year alone. He has been an incredible help in restarting, maintaining

Robert Miranda
02/19/2020 - 5:00 AM