Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

Hours & Information

Closed until 1:00pm tomorrow

Monday 
8:00AM - 8:00PM

Tuesday 
8:00AM - 8:00PM

Wednesday 
8:00AM - 8:00PM

Thursday 
8:00AM - 8:00PM

Friday 
8:00AM - 6:00PM

Saturday 
8:00AM - 6:00PM

Sunday 
1:00PM - 6:00PM

150 E San Fernando St
San Jose, California 95112

Children's Room Hours

Monday – Thursday 10 AM - 8 PM
Friday – Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM
Sunday 1 PM - 6 PM

Service Desk Hours

1st Floor & 3rd Floor

Monday – Thursday 9 AM - 8 PM
Friday – Saturday 9 AM - 6 PM
Sunday 1 PM - 6 PM

Holidays and Closures

  • Memorial Day Holiday
    Monday, May 27, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Juneteenth Holiday
    Wednesday, June 19, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Independence Day Holiday
    Thursday, July 4, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Labor Day Holiday
    Monday, September 2, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Veterans Day Holiday
    Monday, November 11, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Thanksgiving Holidays
    Thursday, November 28, 2024 - Friday, November 29, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas Holidays
    Tuesday, December 24, 2024 - Wednesday, December 25, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • New Year's Holiday
    Wednesday, January 1, 2025
    Closed All Day

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 Work in the Library

San José Public Library offers support to all community members, especially people experiencing homelessness.

TeenHQ: Teen Center

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

Wee Explore PlaySpace at King Library

A destination in the King Library Children’s Room for children to learn through open-ended play and exploration.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Matthew Ahmann, in a crowd at the 1963 Civil Rights March on Washington.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection

We have a special collection of materials related to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights movement.

San Jose State University Library Special Collections

SJSU's Beethoven Center, Steinbeck Center, Sourisseau Academy, and Africana, Asian American, Chicano & Native American Studies Center.

New at King Library

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