Teacher Appreciation Week

May 6 – 10, 2024

We'd like to acknowledge the dedication, commitment, and positive impact that teachers have on the lives of their students and the community as a whole. Thank you for all that you do.

We Value You

Teachers, we appreciate all of your hard work throughout the year.


Tools for Teachers

SJPL provides many unique resources for educators.

Resouces for Teachers

Teachers & Educators

SJPL provides free resources, class visits, and programs to support San Jose's educators and teachers.

Scholastic Teachables

Easy to print lesson plans, worksheets, and activities on a wide variety of subjects for PreK - 8 educators.


Original movies of authors and illustrators, and resources on K–12 books to support reading for all grades and content areas.

Teachers or Educators: The Library Resources Just For You!

The library has a special Educator Library Card, databases with lesson plans, and special resources for sign up!

Sign up for an educator card today.

San José educators can now get a special library card that allows for an extended checkout period and no fines on overdue materials.

Academic Support

When your students need help, count on SJPL for invaluable assistance.

Academic Support

Brainfuse HelpNow

Academic support for kindergarten through college plus support for adults including computer skills, resume help, and citizenship test prep.

Academic Support

Teachers are the Heart of Education

Check out these books about teachers for children, teens, and adults.

Physical and digital titles

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