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Staff Picks: Best Books We Read in February

Welcome to Staff Picks: February Edition! February may have been a short month, but San José Public Library bloggers still got plenty of good reading in. Check out or reserve these titles at your…

Megan Hicks
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 5:30 PM

Viewers Advisory: Okay Ladies

Who We Are We are a couple of librarians who take television as seriously as books. If there is a good show out there that can be watched for free, trust us to tell you ALL about it. Because…

Viewers Advisory
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 10:15 PM

eSpotlight - This is for the Birds

"A bird is joy incarnate." Myrtle Reed I have always been fascinated by birds. Their songs and the way they move mesmerize me. I have a bird feeder just outside my kitchen window.  Daily, I see a…

Dana Lema
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 8:00 AM

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YA Friday: Et tu, Brute?

The Ides of March On the Roman calendar, in a 31-day month, like March, the 15th day is referred to as the Ides. It is best known as the date in which Julius Caesar was assassinated in 44 B.C.E.…

Megan Maloy
Friday, March 15, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Community Spotlight: Parents Helping Parents

For Parents of Special Needs Children of All Ages Parents Helping Parents (PHP) has been serving the community for over 40+ years to support, educate and inspire families to build bright futures…

Deborah Estreicher
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 4:00 PM

eSpotlight - Custom Courses in Pronunciator

Language learning just is even easier with Pronunciator's new custom language courses

Stacy Tomaszewski
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 11:30 AM

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Learn With Me: Early Literacy E & F

Learn With Me: Early Literacy from A to Z 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
Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 7:00 AM

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YA Friday x Fangirls Unleashed: Girl Power

March 8th is International Women's Day and YA Friday. Coincidence? We think not. Queen Beyonce once asked "Who run the world?" "Girls!" We all shouted our response. Now we respond by saying strong…

Alyssa Mendoza
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 9:16 AM

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Cultural Diversity TBR

I recently read a book named When Dimple Met RIshi by Sandhya Menon, in this book an Indian girl named Dimple has been arranged to marry a family friend named Rishi. Dimple is 100% against this…

Penelope Gomez
Monday, March 4, 2019 - 8:39 AM

February 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
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 10:57 AM

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YA Friday: Finding Identity in Family History

Silicon Valley Reads 2019 Silicon Valley Reads is an annual community program presented by San José Public Library, Santa Clara County Library District, and the Santa Clara County Office of…

Megan Maloy
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 9:00 AM

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Romances of the Month: February 2019

Welcome to Romances of the Month! This is a monthly blog that offers a round-up of a couple of romance books that I've read for the month, and where I will also share my reviews of each book!…

Marian Nguyen
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 10:00 AM