Its central library, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library
, is also the main library of the San Jose State University
. Built in 2003, King Library is the first joint use library in the United States shared by a major university as its only library and a large city as its main library. It has more than 1.6 million items. The building has nine floors that result in more than 475,000 square feet (44,100 m2
) of space with a capacity for 2 million volumes.
The San Jose system (along with the University system) were jointly named as "Library of the Year" by Library Journal
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
- Dr. Roberto Cruz – Alum Rock
- Biblioteca Latinoamericana
- East S.J. Carnegie
- Educational Park
- Joyce Ellington
- Mt. Pleasant
- Pearl Avenue
- Rose Garden
- Santa Teresa
- Seven Trees
- Tully Community
- Village Square
- Willow Glen
- West Valley
- ^ http://www.sjpl.org/facts
- ^ La Biblioteca Pública de San José en Español
- ^ SJ Library MLK History page (Mentions joint university/city status, collection size and uniqueness of project.)
- ^ Locations page at SJ Library site(See BL article for its references.)
- ^ San Jose Public Library – Facts & Awards "In 2004, San Jose Public Library and San Jose State University Library were jointly named Library of the Year by the Library Journal."
- ^ "Locations & Hours -- System Map." SJPL.org. Retrieved on January 16, 2013.
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