SJPL Partners in Reading

SJPL Partners in Reading
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Monday January 31, 2022 -- From 6 pm to 8 pm on Zoom. Writing Workshop for the 2022 Partners in Reading Learner Book -- Community

Call the PAR office 408-808-2361 or e-mail: to sign up!


UPDATE: January 5, 2022 -- Due to the current surge in COVID-19 cases, indoor programs are temporarily on pause. 

At Partners in Reading, here is what it means:

  • You can continue in-person tutoring; this pause does not apply to tutoring.

  • You can still tutor in-person at any San José Public Library location, in the PAR study rooms, at King Library, or any other public place. Also, PAR computer lab remains open and avaible to use during the office hours.

  • If you are not comfortable tutoring in-person for right now, you can either meet remotely via Zoom (or other resource) or take a break from tutoring. If you need help with remote technology, please contact PAR.   

We appreciate your continued contribution to the PAR community and beyond. And we appreciate your patience during these continued challenging times.  


Thank you for all that you do for the learners in Partners in Reading! Our program wouldn't survive without your generosity.

For everyone's safety, please remember the following:

  • At this time, ALL VOLUNTEERS who meet either onsite OR virtually will be required to verify that they have received the COVID-19 vaccination.
  • Masks are required.
  • No food or drink inside of the PAR office or inside of the library.
  • PAR's computer lab and TWO of the study rooms are open and available on a first-come, first-served basis. (The other study room in PAR is currently being used as a staff office.)

We THANK YOU for your cooperation and we are excited to welcome you back!


Monday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM


PAR OFFICE NUMBER: (408) 808-2361


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REMINDER: Don't forget to log your monthly tutoring hours on America Learns. Thank you for all you do!

Don't know your username or password? Please ask Paul or Cassandra at the PAR office for help!


Did you know that many companies recognize their employees’ community involvement by contributing to the organizations where they volunteer?

A new resource allows volunteers to find out if their company participates in such a program (details can be found below the Mission Statement).


"We must become the change we want to see in the world." - Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

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