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Romantic Manga, Please

A short list of some very sweet, cavity-inducing romances.

Graphic Novels
02/14/2022 - 5:00 PM


Homebound San José residents can get library materials delivered by mail.

SJPL Staff
02/12/2022 - 10:00 AM

YA Friday: Zodiac Signs as YA Books - Pisces

A monthly feature sharing young adult books inspired by the current zodiac sign.

Megan Maloy
02/11/2022 - 9:00 AM

History of Romance Comics in the USA

A brief history of romance/love comic books.

Graphic Novels
02/10/2022 - 12:00 PM

Celebrating Black Voices: Ashy is NOT Classy....Have a Seat

SJPL's Celebration of Black Voices for Black History Month.

Tiffany Bradford-Oldham
02/10/2022 - 11:13 AM

Local Black Artists Showcase, A Black History Month Celebration

Join us on Thursday, February 17, 2022 from 6:00-7:30 pm for a virtual exhibit from five, local Black artists.

02/10/2022 - 9:00 AM

Pathfinder Estella Inda: Fulfilling an Information Need About Lowrider Culture in San José

Did you know that San José was the Lowrider Cruising Capital in 1977. Learn more from Estella Inda, who has been sharing her research through the Library's East Side Exhibit.

Ila Langner
02/09/2022 - 10:00 PM

East Side Revelations - The Ribbs

The California Room is putting the spotlight on the East Side with a series of blog posts. This post features the Ribbs family, an important part of local black history.

Estella Inda
02/09/2022 - 11:23 AM

YA Valentine's Day TBR

Young Adult Romance Recommendations for Valentine's Day.

Penelope Gomez
02/07/2022 - 8:00 AM

Origami for Beginners

Learn paperfolding to create special designs at Bascom Branch Library.

Tom Hewitt
02/05/2022 - 6:00 AM

Picture Books About African Americans

Here are some of my favorite picture books for Black History Month.

Ila Langner
02/04/2022 - 10:00 AM

YA Friday: Celebrate Black Voices

YA Nonfiction and Fiction Books Celebrating Black Voices.

Leizel Case
02/04/2022 - 12:02 AM