Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Storytimes & Crafts

Let's celebrate Irish American Heritage Month and St. Patrick's Day together.

Lucky Reads & Our Sister City

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Lucky Day Collection

It's your luck day! The Lucky Day collection has the hottest new titles and bestsellers, ready for checkout!

San Jose - Dublin Sister City Program

Did you know Dublin is San Jose's sister city? Find out more about the program, and fun events happening this Irish-American Heritage Month.


cloudLibrary is an Adult Fiction and Nonfiction Lucky Day Collection. Works with computers, eReaders, smartphones, Kindles.

Irish-American Heritage Month

Explore and celebrate Irish history and heritage with these eResources.

Mango Languages - St. Patrick's Day Unit

Check out Mango’s St. Patricks Day unit to quickly learn how to greet people, make small talk, and order food and drink in Irish (standard).

Gale in Context: World History

Learn about the real Saint Patrick, and how St. Patrick's Day is celebrated around the world.

Libby: The Great Courses

Explore in-depth courses about Ireland, including: Irish Identity, the Celtic World, and The Great Tour: Ireland and Northern Ireland.

From Legends to Landscapes

Discover the magic of St. Patrick's Day, the beauty of Ireland, and the richness of its history with these books.

Physical and digital titles

Staff Picks: Tales & Toasts

Enjoy these staff insights on picture books, YA titles, and a cheers to beer.


Picture Books I Like to Read for St. Patrick's Day

Here are some St. Patrick's Day related picture books that I like to read during storytimes.

YA Friday: The Emerald Isle

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day this year by checking out these young adult books that take place in Ireland.
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National Beer Day

National Beer Day is a holiday that recognizes and celebrates the third most widely consumed alcoholic beverage in the world - BEER!!!

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