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Robert Miranda

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The 2020 Volunteers of the Year

The San José Public Library appreciates the tremendous contributions and efforts made by all our volunteers. Every year, each of our library locations and units selects an individual volunteer they…

Robert Miranda
04/20/2020 - 10:00 AM

Volunteer Spotlight - Maher Penglin

Maher Penglin has been volunteering with San José Public Library since 2017. He's contributed almost 70 hours of volunteering this year alone. He has been an incredible help in restarting, maintaining

Robert Miranda
02/19/2020 - 5:00 AM

Volunteer Spotlight - Melinda Stasch

Melinda began volunteering with the Almaden Branch Library in 2017. In two years, Melinda has dedicated over 250 hours as a library service volunteer, a Friend of the Library and

Robert Miranda
02/03/2020 - 12:00 PM

Are Library Fines Getting You Down? Then Just Volunteer!

If you're an avid library user, library fines are inevitable. At some point in your life, that book or DVD will slide under a car seat to be found days after its return date.

Robert Miranda
01/29/2020 - 12:00 PM

Volunteer Spotlight - Rohan Gumaste

Rohan is the lead instructor for the West Valley Branch Library’s Math Olympiad program. Math Olympiad is a weekly program for 3rd-5th graders that helps kids prepare for the Math Olympiad test.

Robert Miranda
01/14/2020 - 5:00 AM

Volunteer Spotlight - Sherry Bruning

Sherry has been a long standing staple at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library for several years with the Friends of he Library..

Robert Miranda
01/03/2020 - 2:00 PM

A Poem-Worthy Interaction

A few weeks back, a volunteer named Marcia Cohen Zakai had an interaction so special she decided to write a poem to sum up her experience.

Robert Miranda
12/23/2019 - 5:00 AM

Volunteer Spotlight - Rahul Amin

In the 2.5 years Rahul Amin has volunteered with the Alviso Branch, his growth in regard to both leadership and dedication to the Alviso community has clearly been demonstrated.

Robert Miranda
11/26/2019 - 3:00 PM

Volunteer Spotlight - Ada Elizabeth Rubin

Introducing Ada Elizabeth Rubin Ada E. Rubin volunteers at the Edenvale Branch Library as one of our Homework Club Leaders. A thoughtful and considerate tutor, Ada has helped lead the Edenvale…

Robert Miranda
08/16/2019 - 12:00 PM

Get Kids Ready for Back to School

You can make a profound difference for children returning to school this Fall. Volunteer with SJPL and encourage lifelong learning while meeting new people with a shared commitment to community.

Robert Miranda
07/17/2019 - 8:00 AM

The 2019 Volunteers of the Year

The San José Public Library appreciates the tremendous contributions and efforts made by all our volunteers. Every year, each of our library locations and units selects an individual volunteer they…

Robert Miranda
04/10/2019 - 9:00 AM

Volunteer Spotlight - Inessa Ismagilova

Introducing Inessa Ismagilova Inessa Ismagilova volunteers at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library both as a Tech Mentor and as a Russian instructor, with the Conversation Café language…

Robert Miranda
01/25/2019 - 10:00 AM