What contributed the most to my success was the amount of support I received. I knew this program was an amazing opportunity. The whole library staff was kind and encouraging. The best part was knowing that every staff member just wanted to see me graduate.
SJPL Works unites the expertise of the area’s top leaders in economic and workforce development to create an extensive network of resources for employment seekers, small business owners and entrepreneurs.
SJPL Works operates out of the 2,000 sq. ft. center on the 3rd floor of the King Library, with satellite locations at all branch libraries. The center will feature collaborative workspaces with technology and productivity tools, meeting spaces with videoconferencing, specialized collections and classes and much more.
Village Square New Branch Library
The newest branch in the San José Library System.
Your gift provides learning opportunities for children, family programs, access to technology and a vast array of ideas making our children and adults future ready. An important part of out-of-school time learning, your gift will underwrite coding classes, robotics and STEAM learning, as well as programs that support student achievement.
Give to the new branch by December 31st 2016 to have your name included on the founding donor wall.
You’ll face some obstacles, but don’t give in. You have to apply, interview and follow through on finishing the perquisite courses. You have to work at it, but I think the program is very practical and doable. You have to make yourself available and really want it. The program is such a blessing. I’m really doing it for my four year-old daughter and one-year-old son.