Recorded Programs from San José Public Library

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We’re proud to offer recorded programs that you can enjoy from the comfort of your home. Learn a new skill, watch our librarians present storytimes, or simply do a craft from home. We have recorded programs for people of all ages!

Visit our YouTube channel to view all our videos and subscribe to get notified every time we upload a new video.

Live Virtual Programs are also available

Featured Playlists

Recorded Storytimes

Library staff read their favorite children's books out loud. Children and caregivers can listen and watch anytime online. Discover new stories - a great springboard into your home storytime!

STEAM Projects & Learning

Full steam ahead for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math activities for all ages.

Arts & Crafts

Get in touch with your creative side with these short projects you can do at home with common materials.

Videos en Español

¡Tenemos videos informativos en Español para que aprenda navegar nuestro sitio web, utilizar recursos digitales y mucho más!

Videos in Vietnamese

Informative videos in Vietnamese for you to learn to navigate our website, use digital resources and much more!

Videos in Chinese

Informative videos in Chinese for you to learn to navigate our website, use digital resources and much more!

Family Learning Center Programs

Family Learning Centers support English Language Learners, Immigrants, Adults with Intellectual and Learning Disabilities, Older Adults & Members of underserved and underrepresented communities.


INSIDERS programs are geared towards teens and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

Instructional Videos

Get some how-to help from your neighborhood librarian.

Student Resources

All about our free online services for students, particular middle and high schoolers.

Adult Programs

Lectures and discussions about gardening, career development, books & authors, and more.