Stacy Tomaszewski

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

Blogs by this Author

Garden with straw hat and trowel
Ready to dig in this spring? We've got eReads to suit any green thumb. Check some out today!Read more...
1000 Books Before Kindergarten - Now Online!
We are excited to announce a new way to participate in our 1,000 Books before Kindergarten program. You can now track all of your shared reading online using Beanstack . Beanstack offers a range of special features, from weekly book recommendations to specially curated booklists created by your San José librarians. What is 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten? 1,000 Books before Kindergarten is a great way to introduce and encourage a love of reading with your young child. Log every book you read to your child before they enter kindergarten. That’s 1 book a day for 3 years, or 3 books...Read more...
Procitizen icon
Studying for the American citizenship test is easy with ProCitizen!Read more...
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...
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...
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...
Batman: The Killing Joke
Banned Books Week, September 25 - October 1, 2016 Think outside the and check out one of these electronic books in honor of Banned Books Week!! Want even more? Browse these collections—created just for you! ...and don't forget—you can find many more eBooks and other eResources at our eBook & eMedia page and at our eLearning page.Read more...
Hoopla Kids
The online world can be a scary place for kids AND their grown-ups. We would like to help make it a little bit more navigable. Hoopla, our popular eResource that offers eBooks, streaming music and movies, eComics, and more, now offers a Kids Mode that lets parents set the Hoopla website/app to show only materials suitable for kids ages 12 and under. Sounds great, right? So, how does it work? Log into your Hoopla Account. If you don't have one yet, click on our eBooks & eMedia page and click on the Hoopla Link. Create an account using your library...Read more...