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All library buildings remain closed. Visit an outdoor Express Pickup location when your holds are ready - appointments are available but not required.

Teachers & Educators

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Teacher and Educator Resources

Help your students succeed by scheduling a class visit at the library or taking advantage of our online tutors at Tutor.com.

Schedule a Virtual Class Visit with the Library

Schedule a virtual visit for your class to our libraries.

San José Student Library Card

San José Public Library is collaborating with our local school districts to improve access for youth.

SJPL eLibrary Card

Not an SJPL member? Apply for our FREE eLibrary Card and start accessing our online resources.

Middle School / High School Library Card

Teens can get a SJPL library card and borrow one item at a time without a parent or guardian signature.

Tutor.com

Get homework help from a live certified tutor or use study guides, worksheets, and tutorials on common subjects, and various state standardized tests. For elementary through college age students.

Educational Resources Available During COVID-19

Schools and libraries may be temporarily closed, but library resources are available online, 24/7, to help students study and help teachers and parents preparing lessons.