Sunday Hours at Select Locations, Starting October 2

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Sundays Just Got Sweeter!

We're proud to announce that for the first time in San José Public Library history, more than half of our branches will be open to the public on Sundays starting on October 2.

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Visit Us on Sundays

We're excited to welcome everyone to visit any of our 16 branch locations open on Sundays. Enjoy family programming, browse through our collection, access technology, check out devices, or simply take advantage of a quiet place to study, and more.

To maximize all these perks, be sure to get your free library card membership. Members get more with a library card.

Locations with New Hours

New Sunday hours will be available at 16 of our 25 branch locations.

Locations Hours
  • Monday: 1–7 PM
  • Tuesday – Thursday: 10 AM–7 PM
  • Friday: 12–6 PM
  • Saturday: 10 AM–6 PM
  • Sunday: 12–5 PM
  • Monday: 2–6 PM
  • Tuesday – Thursday: 10 AM–7 PM
  • Friday: 2–6 PM
  • Saturday: 10 AM–6 PM
  • Sunday: 12–5 PM

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library is always open 7-days a week.  

Visit our Locations page for a complete list of all locations and current hours.

How Sweet It Is to Celebrate With You!

 

Grab a FREE ice cream sundae on Sunday, October 2nd, to kick off the beginning of Sunday hours at SJPL! Join us as Mister Softee serves sweet treats at select times at all 16 participating branch libraries.

Mr. Softee's Schedule

Mister Softee will be stopping by your nearest Sunday location during the following times:

Mister Softee Truck 1

Location Time
Berryessa Branch
3355 Noble Ave
12:00 – 12:45 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch
3090 Alum Rock Ave
12:55 – 1:35 PM
Educational Park Branch
1772 Educational Park Dr
1:45 – 2:25 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch
1102 E. Santa Clara St
2:35 – 3:15 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch
491 E. Empire St
3:20 – 4:00 PM
Alviso Branch
5050 N. First St
4:20 – 5:00 PM

 

Mister Softee Truck 2

Location Time
Hillview Branch
1600 Hopkins Dr
12:00 – 12:50 PM
Tully Community Branch
880 Tully Rd
1:00 – 1:50 PM
Evergreen Branch
2635 Aborn Rd
2:05 – 2:55 PM
Seven Trees Branch
3590 Cas Dr
3:10 – 4:00 PM
Edenvale Branch
101 Branham Lane East
4:10 – 5:00 PM

 

Mister Softee Truck 3

Location Time
Vineland Branch
1450 Blossom Hill Rd
12:00 – 12:50 PM
Cambrian Branch
1780 Hillsdale Ave
1:00 – 1:50 PM
West Valley Branch
1243 San Tomas Aquino
2:05 – 2:55 PM
Bascom Branch
1000 S Bascom Ave
3:10 – 4:00 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch
921 S. First St
4:10 – 5:00 PM

 

Sunday Events

Celebrate the start of Sunday hours by attending events at our libraries on October 2.

Share Your Story

What does having access to visiting the library on a Sunday mean to you?