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Blogs

Juneteenth

Learn about the history of the Juneteenth holiday, how to celebrate, and recommended titles.

Tiffany Bradford-Oldham
06/17/2020 - 1:01 AM

Fangirls Unleashed: YA Books Featuring Mermaids

Highlighting top YA books featuring mermaids.

Alyssa Mendoza
06/16/2020 - 12:00 PM

The Dalai Lama

The life and philosophy of the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet.

Bill Bowman
06/12/2020 - 6:00 PM

YA Friday: Audiobooks are Books, Too!

You'll find the latest, greatest young adult audio reads in a mix of genres.

Megan Maloy
06/12/2020 - 9:00 AM

Library Volunteering... From Home!

Virtual volunteer opportunities are now available throughout SJPL. Earn service hours at the Library from home.

Jason Pell
06/11/2020 - 4:30 PM

Summer Learning: YA Summer Romances

Check out these YA Summer Romance titles.

Laura Hammond
06/11/2020 - 9:00 AM

Pathfinder Marsha Malcolm: Learning Circles for You and Me!

Librarian Marsha Malcolm advocates and promotes Learning Circles, a way to meet the needs for those who seek a "guided experience."

Ila Langner
06/10/2020 - 10:00 PM

QuaranTEENed

San José teens used writing exercises to collaborate on this blog to share what they have been doing to cure their boredom during quarantine.

TeenHQ
06/10/2020 - 5:00 PM

Squash That Public Speaking Phobia!

Confidently speaking in public increases the impact of your presentation. Learn how to overcome those butterflies and design an effective presentation.

Ila Langner
06/06/2020 - 10:00 PM

Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act

What the new PPP Flexibility Act means for you and your business.

SJPL Works
06/06/2020 - 10:00 AM

YA Friday: Tropes Spring Eternal - The Lost Memory

Young adult fiction about memory loss, from amnesia to short-term memory problems. If a book has a character who doesn't remember anything, even what happened a few seconds ago, you'll find it here.

Megan Maloy
06/05/2020 - 9:00 AM

Childcare Summer Learning

A Summer Learning program for childcare services in San Jose.

Nari Ferderer
06/05/2020 - 6:00 AM