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. 

Address

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

Araceli Delgado-Ortiz
Araceli Delgado-Ortiz
araceli.delgado@sjlibrary.org

Early Education Current Programs

Explore virtual and telephone programming from the comfort of your home. New programs are offered regularly.

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) Caregiver Support Network

This FREE program provides caregivers of young children with training, digital devices, CPR certification, one-on-one support, and more – at no cost.

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.

Storytimes

Storytimes now available online. Storytimes provide a fun and interactive learning environment for children of all ages and abilities.

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

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

My Child Has an Accelerated Reader or Lexile Reading List: How Do I Find a Book?

Learn about the Library's wonderful resource for finding books for your beginning (or older) readers!

Ila Langner
08/30/2021 - 10:00 PM

Early Education Fall Virtual Programming

Join us Monday through Friday at 9:30am with your child as they play games, learn to problem-solve and socialize with their peers.

Nari Ferderer
08/30/2021 - 12:00 PM