Marisol Roman

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Sam Ursus the California Room bear with a butterfly on her nose.
The Buzz On Pollinators The clawsome bear pair Al & Sam are fluttering with excitement for the new California Room exhibit: Pollinators - Keeping Company with Flowers . BEE a part of the Exhibit - NOW through September 16, 2017 Send us your photos of pollinators and we will print the photos to place in the exhibit . Tag us in your Instagram photo ( @sanjoselibrary ) or use #SJpollinators Test your knowledge & win! Al & Sam have thought up these 6 questions based around the Pollinators: Keeping Company with Flowers exhibit. Choose 3 & bring your answers to...Read more...
An Emergency Pocket Poem Card. Many Uses for Genuine Verses from the SJPL California Room.
Al & Sam are back for National Poetry Month! Make sure to drop by the California Room to view the Lost Poets Exhibit . Discover the long-lost poems and poets of pre-1915 California. The rare books will be on display for a limited time, so hurry on over! While you are there, pick up an Emergency Pocket Poem . Don't be caught without one on April 27, 2017 - Poem in your Pocket Day ! Al & Sam's Top Ten Pocket Poem Uses Quickly change topics Increase your suaveness Make a sweet first impressions Fill an awkward pause Initiate a...Read more...
Al and Sam Ursus, the California Room Bears, in the California Room.
Meet the California Room Bears - Al & Sam Ursus! This claw some pair of bears was found hibernating among the archival collections of the California Room of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library ! It may be winter, but they do not mind one bit. They have been found sustaining themselves on the plethora of knowledge that is within paws reach in our collection such as the Historic Photograph Collection , the various Maps and Aerial Photographs of the area, old photographs of San José from the Redevelopment Agency , and the Townsend Family Papers . Albert E...Read more...