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King Library facing 4th Street at sunset

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Latest Blogs

Race. Inequity. Protests. You.

In light of racial discrimination and abuse of force around the country, it is necessary for us to engage in deeper reflection and education to make real lasting change.

Michelle Clark
07/21/2020 - 4:00 PM

Race and Equity Statement

San José Public Library joins the messages of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

Elizabeth Castaneda
06/19/2020 - 10:51 AM

Library Staff Use 3D Printers to Supply PPE to Health Care Workers

San José Public Library staff used 3D printers and regular office supplies to create face shields and masks for our front line workers.

04/23/2020 - 11:30 AM