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It's So 2

Victorian age true crime and Neo-Victorian book selections.

Lisa Mejia
02/23/2023 - 6:37 AM

UPDATED, SEE BELOW FOR NEW TIME! Ms. Ila's Middle Grade Reading Club: Elephant Girl by James Patterson and Ellen Banda-Aaku

An independent Maasai girl finds solace in a herd of elephants. What happens next changes her life forever.

Ila Langner
02/22/2023 - 10:00 AM

Community Engagement: What We've Learned From Listening to our Neighbors and Communities (Winter 2022)

Four times each year, we share what we've learned from our communities throughout the city as library staff visit public events around them.

Melissa Maglio
02/18/2023 - 10:07 AM

YA Friday: Black Teen Lives

Catch up on the latest and greatest books featuring Black teenagers living all kinds of lives.

Megan Maloy
02/17/2023 - 8:00 AM

Junk History: Rediscovering San Jose’s 20th Century Businesses

Discover San Jose's past with the California Room's Junk History exhibit. Available through Tue., May 16.

Shane Curtin
02/15/2023 - 3:30 PM

Pathfinder Thu-Thao Tran: Creator of the Cambrian Fandom Swap!

Librarian Thu-Thao Tran utilizes her knowledge of Fandom to create the perfect swap for you!

Ila Langner
02/15/2023 - 10:00 AM

Read Across San José for Read Across America Day!

Join us for Read Across San José at branch libraries throughout the day to celebrate literacy and community.

Nari Ferderer
02/15/2023 - 9:00 AM

eSpotlight - Black History Month in Context

Explore Black American History with Gale in Context.

SJ eLibrary
02/14/2023 - 10:00 AM

Sci-Fi Romance

A list of romance in the future.

Graphic Novels
02/13/2023 - 9:45 AM

eSpotlight - Mango (Love) Languages

Learn the language of love with Romance specialty units from Mango Languages, available in French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.

SJ eLibrary
02/12/2023 - 6:00 AM

YA Friday: LGBTQIA+ Romances

Teens looking for romantic rainbow reads will find plenty to swoon over in these books all published in the last year.

Megan Maloy
02/10/2023 - 8:00 AM

Winter Reading in Review

We are excited to share with you some overall participation stats from the Winter Reading program, as well as celebrate some of the most logged & reviewed books from the challenge.

SJPL Staff
02/09/2023 - 6:00 PM