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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.

Childcare Summer Learning

A Summer Learning program for childcare services in San Jose.

Early Education Online Resources

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

Wee Reads Booklists

Our staff picks for children of different ages.

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.

Wee Programs

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

Storytimes

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

Take Home Materials

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

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.

Latest Blogs

Pathfinder Jeff Brenion: Minecraft Library Program Pioneer

Librarian Jeff Brenion is utilizing the gaming platform Minecraft in innovative and engaging ways at the library.

Ila Langner
07/08/2020 - 10:00 PM

Getting Ready for Kindergarten with Ready4K

Weekly text messages with fun facts and tips on promoting child's development and learning at home.

Nari Ferderer
05/20/2020 - 7:00 AM

Join us for the Caregiver Café

A calm, safe, and non-judgmental space for caregivers to chat & connect with adult peers in an informal setting, with discussions led by Library staff.

Nari Ferderer
05/15/2020 - 8:00 AM