Nancy Macias

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The San José Public Library (SJPL) is proud to partner with the San Jose Sharks to present the first-ever Sharks library card. Find out how to SCORE yours!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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No more late fines 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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Feeding Bodies and Fueling Success: June 10 – August 9 For the sixth 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 10 to August 9, 2019 . 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? Children and teens (ages 2–18) are invited can stop by a participating SJPL location and receive a nutritious meal during the...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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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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Exchange your library card for one of our new designs today! #408creates #RightToLibraryRead more...
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Library Card Contest: We want your design here.
Library Card Design Contest Congratulations to the winners of our first-ever Library Card Design Contest! The following six designs were selected amongst hundreds of creative and diverse designs: Public Vote – Adult: "Hooked" by Victoria L. Judges Vote – Adult: "Untitled" by Jeffrey B. Public Vote – Teens: "Don’t Stop Reading Like a Robot" by Iris L. Judges Vote – Teens: "Processor" by Annika L. Public Vote – Children: "Book of Magic" by Katelyn H. Judges Vote – Children: "Reading Under the Stars" by Iris M. Branch libraries received a total of 544 designs and of those, 72 were considered...Read more...
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Mayor Sam Liccardo and Vice Mayor Rose Herrera present proclamation to City Librarian Jill Bourne
San José Public Library Celebrates National Library Week April 10-16 SAN JOSE, CALIF . – Today, San José Mayor Sam Liccardo, Vice Mayor Rose Herrera and City Council, presented a proclamation recognizing the week of April 10-16, 2016, as “National Library Week” in the City of San José. The proclamation highlighted the value San José Public Library system brings to the community it serves. City Librarian, Jill Bourne, accepted the recognition and thanked the City on behalf of the 23-branch San José Public Library system. "Our libraries are the gateway to the success of our community," Bourne said. "We celebrate...Read more...
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