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No more late fees for Children's & YA materials! On June 11, City Council approved the Mayor's proposal to eliminate late fines for youth during Fiscal Year 2018/19.Read more...
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Speech bubble with a pencil. Text: 10th Annual San José Public Library Graphic Novel Making Contest
It's the 10th anniversary! Create your own comic book for a chance to win!Read more...
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Four kids enjoy a nutritious lunch together.
Feeding Bodies and Fueling Success: June 11 – August 10 For the fifth consecutive year, San José Public Library is excited to provide a 9-week summer meal program in collaboration with the library's Summer Learning program. Seven branch libraries will host the Free Summer Food Program from June 11 to August 10, 2018 . The Library has partnered with several organizations to help fuel San José's children and teens' futures through healthy meals and fun activities. Who Can Participate? Any person 18 years and under can stop by a participating SJPL location and receive a nutritious meal during the summer,...Read more...
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Silicon Valley Reads 2018 - "No Matter What: Caring, Coping, Compassion" text appears with seventeen silhouettes of diverse people holding hands
Join our community conversation on "No Matter What: Caring, Coping Compassion" The theme for Silicon Valley Reads 2018 is “No Matter What: Caring, Coping, Compassion” focusing on the challenges of caregiving and the need for community support during tough times. The featured books by local authors present stories of families that found renewed love and commitment to one another after being thrust into caregiving roles. Additionally, this year’s Silicon Valley Reads events will include author visits, films, children’s activities and workshops on enhancing family relationships.. Silicon Valley Reads is an annual event sponsored by the Santa Clara County Library District,...Read more...
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Cover art: Oh, the Places You'll Go! book
Fall is here, and the kids are back in school. It might be time for that long-deserved day away. The library is a great resource for finding your get-away location. Perhaps a trip to the Historic BAL theatre in San Leandro or a day sauntering through the Napa Valley Museum followed by a trip on the Napa Valley Wine Train would suit the bill. Maybe you'd prefer carnival games and penny arcades? How about visiting El Cerrito's Playland Not-at-the-Beach with exhibits and artifacts from the Sutro Baths and Whitney's Playland in San Francisco? Maybe the Pacific Pinball Museum in Alameda...Read more...
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Text: Coding 5k Challenge - San José Public Library
Join our coding revolution! We want 5,000 SJ students to participate in coding classes at SJPL by the year 2020.Read more...
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We celebrate Hip Hop History Month with you every November! We offer a series of events that will educate, excite, and inspire people of all ages!Read more...
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San José Public Library celebrates National Volunteer Week by recognizing the impact our volunteers have on our community.Read more...
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2-Step Fine Forgiveness Program, May 1-31, 2017
It only takes 2-steps to have your late fees waived! Find out how.Read more...
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Yellow card that says: Your New Card
Exchange your library card for one of our new designs today! #408creates #RightToLibraryRead more...
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