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November is National Novel Writing Month! Learn about SJPL resources to help you write your best-selling novel.Read more...
Battle of the Bands
Rock out at the 9th Annual Battle of the Bands! The final competition will take place on Saturday, November 19, 2016 from 3:00 - 6:00 pm at the Almaden Branch Library . Now is your chance to vote for your favorite submission. The submission with the most votes will win a special Online Audience Choice Award at the final competition. Our panel of judges will still choose the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize overall winners at the final event. Voting will be open from now until October 28, 2016. Vote Now! The Axidents: The Axidents are a new up and...Read more...
Vote November 8, 2016
Election Day: Tuesday, November 8 We're almost at the finish line. After an election cycle that has lasted some 15 months, the 2016 Presidential election is only three short weeks away. Election day is Tuesday, November 8, 2016 , but early voting in California started on October 10. The San José Public Library is here to help you find all the information you need to make an informed decision this November. Below are helpful websites and books to help you on your way. Don't forget teens 12-18 are able to join us on Wednesday, October 19 to watch the final...Read more...