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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. Roberto Cruz – Alum Rock
Images of SJPL Branches
- ^ 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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