Get Involved

There are so many ways you can support your Library, including donating money, books, or your time as a volunteer. Explore the many ways you can get involved with San José Public Library.

San José Public Library Foundation

Your donation supports the library and its many wonderful programs for the community.

Family cleaning toys during volunteer event.

Volunteer Services

Volunteering is a great way to use your talents, provide valuable service to the community, learn new skills, and meet great people!

Teens Reach: Community Service

Youth council for the library, providing a way for young adults to build their leadership skills and become library advisors and advocates.

Friends of the Library

Join a wonderful team of community organizers that support library programs.

Donate Your Materials

Your generous donations of new or gently used books, DVDs, videos, and CDs are gratefully accepted by the Friends groups.

San José Public Library Foundation

Learn more about how your donation can impact the Library and our community.

Library and Education Commission

The Commission facilitates public discussion of services and resources that support and promote education and world-class libraries.
Current Group Of Youth Commissioners

Youth Commission

Advisory group to the Mayor and City Council that empowers youth to be civically engaged through local events and initiatives.

Share Your Library Story

Share your story about how the library has transformed your life.
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