Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

Exterior of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

Public Hours

Monday 1 PM - 6 PM
Tuesday 10 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday 10 AM - 6 PM
Thursday 10 AM - 6 PM
Friday 10 AM - 6 PM
Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM
Sunday Closed

Floors 6–8: Only Available to SJSU Students with Tower Card

  Hours for SJSU Students Only
  Holiday Closures
  Safety Guidelines

Children's Room Hours

Monday 1 PM - 6 PM
Tuesday 10 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday 10 AM - 6 PM
Thursday 10 AM - 6 PM
Friday 10 AM - 6 PM
Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM
Sunday Closed

From Our Community

"King's unique blend of public and academic library mixes high and low culture to create unique constellations of knowledge and understanding"

— Jamie B.

Special Collections & Services

California Room - Local History Collection

Rare and archival materials collection at King Library covering local and state history.

Partners in Reading (PAR): Adult and Family Literacy

Share the gift of reading. PAR connects tutors with adult learners to help improve their reading.

SJPL Works: Career & Business

Find your career. Build your business.

Social Worker Services

20 minute virtual social worker appointments are available to assist you.

TeenHQ: Teen Center

This teen dream hub provides the best environment for innovation to flourish. At TeenHQ, you can be you!

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.

SJSU Library Special Collections

San Jose State University archival collections including the Beethoven Center, Steinbeck Center, Sourisseau Academy, and Africana, Asian American, Chicano & Native American Studies Center.

Attend Events

Stories and More for Young Children, 0-5

Explore virtual and telephone programs from the comfort of your home.

Virtual Events from King Library

Online events you can attend from the comfort of your home.