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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
Friday, August 9, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Learn With Me: Early Literacy O & P

Early literacy is more than just reading, talking and singing with your child. What you say and share has just as much impact as how it's delivered.

Nari Ferderer
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 7:00 AM

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
Monday, August 5, 2019 - 4:15 PM

Staff Picks: Favorite Graphic Novels We've Read

Welcome to Staff Picks! This month, in celebration of the Graphic Novel Making Contest and Graphic Novels in Libraries Month, San José Public Library bloggers have chosen their favorite graphic…

Megan Hicks
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM

Auto-Renewal is Here

The San José Public Library (SJPL) is excited to announce that starting July 25, 2019, it will begin to offer an automatic renewal service to all SJPL accounts. This service will automatically renew c

Nancy Macias
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 3:47 PM

Become an Art & Library History Tour Guide at the King Library

Guide community members to the hidden gems of the Library. Sign up to become a docent.

Jason Pell
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 2:12 PM

#PixinParks Upper Stevens Creek

The Upper Stevens Creek County park is over 1,000 acres located in the Santa Cruz mountains with 12.6 miles of trails that are available to hikers, bicyclists, and equestrians.

Brandy Maldonado
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 5:00 AM

Get Kids Ready for Back to School

You can make a profound difference for children returning to school this Fall. Volunteer with SJPL and encourage lifelong learning while meeting new people with a shared commitment to community.

Robert Miranda
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 8:00 AM

Learn With Me: Early Literacy M & N

Early literacy is more than just reading, talking and singing with your child. What you say and share has just as much impact as how it's delivered.

Nari Ferderer
Sunday, July 7, 2019 - 7:00 AM

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

The Genealogy Sojourner: When Duty And Ideals Collide

We all have our daily work routines. However 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 ...

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