Shake Up Your Summer with the SJ Earthquakes

robot playing soccer with San Jose Earthquakes logo

soccer playing robot kicking goal

Story Time with Shea Salinas from the SJ Earthquakes

GOOOAAAALLLL! We're excited to announce that we've once again teamed up with the SJ Earthquakes to help you ENERGIZE during this year's Summer Reading Challenge.

There will be plenty of opportunities to meet Earthquakes players and win tickets to games at your San Jose Public Library.


Enter to win a VIP Experience with the SJ Earthquakes

Enter for a chance to win a VIP experience with SJ Earthquakes by submitting a one-page essay (250 words max) telling us how you keep your mind and body healthy and active over the summer. The Earthquakes will then select and contact ONE LUCKY WINNER who will receive a behind the scenes experience with the players, check out a practice, meet the team, and win four tickets to the Friday, August 19, 2016, game against the Houston Dynamo at the new Avaya Stadium. To enter, submit your essay online or drop it off at your local San Jose library by Monday, August 1, 2016. Contest open to students ages 7-18.


Story Time with the San Jose Earthquakes

Bascom Branch – Wednesday, July 6 at 6:00 p.m.

Rose Garden Branch- Tuesday, July 12 at 6:15 p.m.

Hillview Branch – Wednesday, July 13 at 5:30 p.m.

Tully Community Branch – Thursday, July 14 at 6:00 p.m.




Score BIG with these reads

Check out these children's book titles suggested by SJ Earthquakes players:

Fatai Alashe smiles in front of Green Eggs and Ham book cover Clarence Goodson stands in front of The Berenstain Bears: Big Road Race book cover Simon Dawkins stands in front of Goodnight Moon book cover Shea Salinas smiles in front of Where the Wild Things Are book cover Jordan Stewart stands in front of One Was Johnny book cover. Tommy Thompson smiles in front of The Giving Tree book cover Chris Wondolowski smiles in front of The Kid Who Only Hit Homers book cover. Marvell Wynne smiles in front of Catch the Ball book cover. Andres Imperiale smiles in front of The Cat in the Hat book cover.


I hope that I win this challenge! I would love to see the San Jose Earth Quakes, during practice or actually during a game at their stadium.

My son is 6 years old. Would he be eligible for the one page essay contest?

No, he is not eligible. He must 7 years old to participate.

I would like to win because I never have been to real Soccer game or met Real soccer players before. And I play soccer sometimes since I was 9 . I think would be fun and I would love it .

Hopefully I win! I love the earthquakes and would be a really cool expierience to meet them.

Omg! If I win this, I would give it to my cousin. He is a HUGE soccer fan! I hope I win this!!!!

I love math and reading and typeing

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