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A Message for Total Boox Users: Total Boox is no longer supported by the San Jose Public Library. Some customers may still have access to the service through a previous login on an iOS or Android device, but access may be lost at any time. Check out one of our other eBook providers : OverDrive/Libby Axis 360 cloudLibrary enki Library Hoopla Safari Gale Virtual Reference Library EBSCO eBooks Can't find what you need? Feel free to suggest a purchase ! Got questions? We've got answers! Feel free to contact us . We will happily answer any questions you have! We're...Read more...
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Fun On Your Own Home Turf The summer vacation season is upon us, but if you don't have enough time or money for your dream trip to Fiji, never fear! Fun and interesting places can be found right in your own back yard. Let the new book, 111 Places in Silicon Valley That You Must Not Miss , be your guide. The title says it all. This book does include information about tech-related destinations, of course, but also cultural, educational, historical, and just plain recreational destinations as well. And you'll avoid those long lines at the airport! The Ultimate Insider's...Read more...
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Americans possess more than 200 million firearms. Each year about 640,000 violent crimes, including 16,000 murders are committed with guns, mostly handguns. Some people believe gun-control laws, which restrict gun ownership, can reduce the bloodshed. Others believe that guns help protect Americans and gun laws should be less strict.Read more...
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It's that time again for the monthly check on what the community's reading! Here's a selection from the top titles for April. Here are the previous lists for March and April . Enjoy! Top Fiction Redemption by David Baldacci Where The Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan Past Tense by Lee Child Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty The First Lady by James Patterson The Reckoning by John Grisham The Chef by James Patterson Long Road To Mercy by David Baldacci Dark Sacred Night by Michael Connelly Top Non-Fiction Becoming by Michelle O'Bama Educated by...Read more...
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Who They Are & What They Do The Books Aloud "Reading by Listening" Program provides a wide variety of recorded reading literature to eligible individuals of all ages, improving the quality of life for people unable to benefit directly from the printed page. This is a FREE service. Website: www.booksaloud.org/ Phone: 408-808-2616 Address (offices): 150 East San Fernando St., San Jose, CA 95112 (Lower Level of King Library ) Address (mailing): P.O. Box 5731, San Jose, CA 95150-573 Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (closed all major holidays) How You Can Use Their Service ELIGIBILITY: Blind, visually...Read more...
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A Learning Circle is a small gathering of people who come together to share their ideals, goals, practices and experiences. Learning Circles are conducted in open neutral environments where participants can create dialogue and exchange ideas on any topic or issue. The goal of the Learning Circle is to support deeper learning and may lead to the formulation of action steps and plans that participants can implement in their own communities. This toolkit is just a framework for facilitating an SJ Engage Circle.Read more...
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This month I'm going to be recommending some LGBT+ reads for PRIDE Month. I thought it would be fun to break down each letter and give you two awesome recommendations for that "letter" category. In case you don't know what "LGBT+" stands for, I'm here to break it down for you: The "L" stands for Lesbian The "G" stands for Gay The "B" stands for Bisexual The "T" stands for Transgender The "+" stands for all the other groups, such as asexual, intersex, questioning, etc. I wanted to break it down in case there was a specific category that you...Read more...
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Create your own comic book for a chance to win! Deadline is July 31.Read more...
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Take a look at some of our favorite books released this month.Read more...
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