Early Education (0-5)

Librarian reading picture book to gathered children at a playground. Early Education Services logo

The Early Education Mission

To provide children and caregivers of all backgrounds with access to high quality Early Education programs and resources so that they have the opportunity to learn about new ideas, skills, and possibilities, as well as a safe space to explore, play, connect, and grow. 


150 E San Fernando St., San José, CA 95112

Araceli Delgado-Ortiz
Araceli Delgado-Ortiz

Early Education Current Programs

Explore virtual and telephone programming from the comfort of your home. In-person storytimes are beginning to resume.

Take Home Materials

Check out and bring home developmentally appropriate books and toys, and gain ideas on how to play and learn at home.

Family, Friend, and Neighbor (FFN) Caregivers in Our Community

Learn about Friends, Family, and Neighbor Caregivers - who they are and why they are trusted.

Early Education Online Resources

Links to online educational activities, homework help, library resources, and games.

Parents & Caregivers

Help prepare your children for school, support their unique learning abilities, keep them safe online, and boost your child's academic success and achievement.

San José Bridge Libraries

The Bridge Collection is currently located in multiple Family Resource Center locations, offering books in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese for families with young children.

Wee Reads Booklists

Our staff picks for children of different ages.

Wee Explore PlaySpace

The Wee Explore PlaySpace in the King Library Children’s Room is a destination for children (ages 0-5) to ignite their imagination and learn through open-ended play and exploration.

Wee Programs

UNAVAILABLE until further notice. A variety of developmentally appropriate Early Education programs that promote play, exploration, growth, and inclusion.

Latest Blogs

Recipes Included: 3 for Preschoolers and 3 for Middle Graders!

I share 6 children's books that all have something in common: recipes!

Ila Langner
01/06/2022 - 10:00 PM

In-person Storytimes Return to SJPL

Due to the current surge in COVID-19 cases, indoor programs are temporarily on pause. For a complete list of available programs, visit our events page.

Nari Ferderer
11/12/2021 - 9:00 AM

A Typical Parent-Child Therapy Day

I share a typical day of parent-child therapy for a two-year-old on the autism spectrum.

Ila Langner
09/29/2021 - 10:00 PM