Stacy Tomaszewski

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Reading Interests: 
Mysteries, YA literature, Poetry
What I'm Reading Now: 
I'm re-reading the Nero Wolfe Mysteries!

Blogs by this Author

Tutor.com and Princeton Review icons
Built by The Princeton Review -- Customized for you Whether you're shooting for the Ivy League or a great state university, your score on the SAT or ACT matters. The Princeton Review has been helping students get into their target schools for decades, and now—in partnership with Tutor.com—they've designed a special test-prep program for library patrons like you. Full-Length Practice Tests Take a complete practice test online—we'll even time it for you, just like on test day. Detailed Score Reports Learn where you need the most help and focus on problem areas to get your best score. Engaging Video Lessons...Read more...
Libby with Ponytail
Introducing Overdrive's Libby app: available for public (that's you!) βeta testing.Read more...
Hoola Axis 360 library card
Starting Saturday, January 7, 2017, you can trade in your old library card for one of our new designs! Here are a few eMedia services and eResources you might want to know once you get it...Read more...
Fireworks by Christoph Berger
Image by Christoph Berger Have you made a New Year's Resolution? If you've resolved to create a new, improved you for the year, we have a few eResources that can help. New Year, New Start Do you want to find happiness and make positive changes in your life? Check out OverDrive and our New Year, New Start list. See All New Year, New You! Hoopla has lots of videos, books, and audiobooks to help you find your best self this year! Check out one of these lists: New Year, New You! This collection features 12 eAudiobooks that will get you...Read more...
SJPL eHelp
Happy Holidays! This is the season of gift-giving, and many of us will receive new eReaders and mobile devices. Happily, the San Jose Public Library has a wide assortment of materials and services just for you! Get started by going to our eBooks and eMedia page , clicking on the “Help” button, and choosing the Getting Started guide for your device. Deciding which of our eResources to use with your device can be confusing, but we’re here to help. If you have: a Kindle eBook reader like a Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Voyage, New Kindle, or Kindle Oasis, you can check...Read more...
San Jose Public Library
Has technology has failed you just when you were getting ready to settle down to a good eBook? Don't despair! We can help.Read more...
Banner
Are you preparing to get a California Driver's License or Permit? Prepare with us before you go. Take a look at Driving Tests at SJPL--they're easy to find and use. Use the direct link, or go to eLearning & Articles - Cars: Driving Tests & Repair and choose "Driving Tests". This will take you to the main page. From there you can navigate by choosing from the tabs in the upper middle of the page. The active tab is underlined in blue: Ready to give it a shot? Prepare for the official test by taking one (or more) of these...Read more...
Happy Thanksgiving
All around The United States this Thursday, people will be watching football, eating copious amounts of food, and giving thanks for the good things and people in their lives. Let us help make the season a little bit yummier, more fun, and more meaningful for the whole family! Food Check out one of these cookbooks -- they might help make Thanksgiving dinner a less daunting task -- and give you more time with your loved ones! Fun for Everyone Not everyone loves football—check out one of these entertaining books and movies. There's something for everyone: Giving Thanks And, lest we...Read more...
Hoopla Axis 360 Library Card
At some point in your life you may find it necessary to get a new San Jose Public Library library card. Maybe you lost the old one, or someone stole your wallet, or your card just wore out and you need to replace it. Changing your library card number won't be an issue with most of our eResources but, if you use Hoopla or Axis 360 , you'll need to take a couple of additional steps. Don't worry though, it's quick and easy! Hoopla Check out this video for full instructions: Axis 360 Unfortunately, Axis 360 does not let you...Read more...
Stranger Music
Leonard Cohen 1934-2016 Last week the world lost a great poet, singer, and songwriter when Leonard Cohen died at the age of 82. He leaves behind a wealth of music, poetry, and wisdom. Cohen's songs have always spoken strongly to me, and I've taken comfort in favorites like "Anthem", "Tower of Song", and "So Long, Marianne". It was very difficult to decide which song to share here, but I finally decided on "Famous Blue Raincoat". I hope you enjoy it. Music Poetry Biography/Autobiography Rock's Back Pages - Articles & Interviews Check out these articles and interviews that span almost fifty...Read more...