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  • Call us at 301-739-3250 ext. 300
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  • Genealogy: find the historical and genealogical information you're seeking. A selection of genealogy resources are located in the circulating collection and can be found by searching the online catalog.
  • Databases/Research: Find the best resources about a particular subject. Search for articles and documents in journals, newspapers, and online archives.
  • Reader’s Advisory/Corner: Find out what to read, who to read with, book news, book clubs and more!
  • Legal Resources: A guide for getting started in Legal Research.

  • Job Clinics and Classes: Need help with a job-related questions? We provide resume reviews, online job application assistance and more!
  • Computer Classes: Whether you're exploring the web or new to email, we have classes to help you find your way.
  • Technology Classes: Got a new smart device, we have experts that can help you navigate your mobile devices.
  • Using a computer at the Library: Whether you're using your own device or one of our computers, we offer free access to computers and the Internet at all of our locations.
  • Virtual Privacy and You: Check out the San Jose Public Library's Virtual Privacy Lab for info on privacy topics and to create your own privacy toolkit.