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GOOOAAAALLLL! We're excited to announce that we've once again teamed up with the SJ Earthquakes to help you ENERGIZE during this year's Summer Reading Challenge . The Earthquakes will be hosting a series of five storytimes at your San Jose Public Library where there will be plenty of opportunities to meet some of their players. Story Time with the San Jose Earthquakes Locations, dates and times - Coming Soon! Enter to win a VIP Experience with the SJ Earthquakes Enter for a chance to win a VIP experience with SJ Earthquakes by submitting a one-page essay (250 words max) telling...Read more...
San Jose Public Library Book Trailer Contest - film strip image with 'play' button
San Jose Public Library invites teens who are 12 - 18 years of age and registered in the Summer Reading Challenge to put their creativity into action by developing a book trailer that will be engaging and exciting to viewers. Teens should create a video book trailer for a young adult book. Use special effects, animation, music, etc. to engage viewers and make them want to read the book. Requirements and Guidelines Please follow the below requirements and guidelines for SJPL’s Teen Book Trailer Contest. Your Book Trailer Should Intrigue and interest readers Last no longer than 2 minutes Include...Read more...
Book Pages Folded into a Heart
Do you love YA fiction and want to talk to everyone you meet about the newest books you've read? The San Jose Public Library system is home to great YA book clubs where you can do just that, including Santa Teresa Branch's club , The Never Ending Readers! The Never Ending Readers is a club created by two of Santa Teresa's Staff, Samantha and Laura, who love talking about YA books. This club is for both teens and adults who love to have fun. They meet on the last Friday of every month from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Some of...Read more...