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Text: Coding 5k Challenge - San José Public Library
Join our coding revolution! We want 5,000 SJ students to participate in coding classes at SJPL by the year 2020.Read more...
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Book Cover: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Celebrate some classics by re-reading them during their milestone anniversary year!Read more...
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Viewer's Advisory - two pairs of feet atop movie theater seats
Up for this post: Shameless Showdown. If there is a good show out there that can be watched for free, trust us to tell you ALL about it. Because readers advisory is our profession, but viewers advisory is our calling.Read more...
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Person lying on sandy beach by the ocean.
National Nothing Day is the one day a year that we celebrate nothing. We've selected some of our favorite eResources, eBooks, and eMedia. We hope they'll be that something that helps fill the void.Read more...
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Book Cover For Life 3.0
It's that time again for the monthly check on what the community's reading! Here's a selection from the top titles for December.Read more...
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Illustration showing world monuments on a globe.
Now is the time to learn a new language! Mango has a new look and even more language learning courses than ever before! Check it out -- absolutely free at your library!Read more...
Front view of the Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, CA
Local historical landmark The Winchester Mystery House will soon hit the big screen. Learn more about the house and the woman behind it, Sarah Winchester.Read more...
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#RightToLibrary hashtag with icons of people improving themselves
This New Year, exercise your #RightToLibrary with some eResource that can help you achieve your goals or create new ones. It's all free with your San José Public Library card.Read more...
Wee Play Early Education friends: Conroy Cougar, Sixbot Robot, Emilia Puppy, Kato Kitty, and Bolt Bird
These fun and simple activities to do at home are just one way to help develop your child's pre-reading skills for January. Pick and choose or try them all!Read more...
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Book Cover: The Chimes by Charles Dickens
If you're looking for a good and relevant read on the final weekend of 2017, try one of these titles.Read more...
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