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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Main Library

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Main Library

San Jose Public Library

Provides basic public library service.

Description:

Provides basic public library service including collections of contemporary interest and permanent value which are in a variety of formats and languages for all ages and which reflect all points of view. Provides for informational and recreational needs of a culturally diverse population. Special services include: MagniSight Explorer, an assistive device for people with visual disabilities, 408-808-2195; literacy tutoring for English-speaking adults who read or write at the eighth grade level or below through Partners in Reading, 408-808-2361; materials that facilitate learning English as a Second Language or the requirements for U.S. citizenship, 408-808-2397; and bulletin boards and free-for-all literature distribution tables for sharing of community information, 408-808-2195.

Location

Public Transit:

VTA, Light Rail stop within 2 blocks, DASH stops in front.
150 East San Fernando Street, San Jose, CA 95112 37.3360353 -121.8859396 Libraries

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • AT&T Language Line

Accessibility Options:

  • Wheelchair

Services

Fees:

None to obtain first library card, $1 for replacement. No fee for videos, late charges do apply.

Eligibility:

Resident of California to obtain a library card

How to Apply:

Walk in or apply online. Proof of residency in California required to receive a library card.

Service Wait Estimate:

No wait.

Service Areas:

  • Santa Clara County