Bascom Branch Library

1000 S Bascom Ave. San José, CA 95128




Mon: 1pm-7pm, Tue-Thu: 10am-7pm, Fri: 12pm-6pm, Sat: 10am-6pm, Sun: Closed


Upcoming Events

Immigrant Heritage Month

Immigrant Heritage Month 6/24

The month of June marks National Immigrant Heritage Month. In addition to celebrating America’s diversity, it also celebrates the contributions of millions...

Computer Assistance with a Tech Mentor Volunteer

Computer Assistance with a Tech Mentor Volunteer 6/24 10am

Tech mentoring and Computer 1-on-1 assistance A Volunteer Tech Mentor/computer coach will be available to help customers increase their computer skills. ...


LEGO® Fun 6/24 11am

Come with your creativity and imagination! Older children, teens, and adults may want to build using our LEGO® materials.* We also have large DUPLO® blocks...

Family Escape Room

Family Escape Room 6/24 1pm

Locked in the Library! Youth ages 5-11 years old with an adult family member are invited to team up for the Family Escape Room challenge. Search for clues...

Java Workshop for Teens

Java Workshop for Teens 6/24 3:30pm

This workshop is for students with no previous experience in Java. Students learn all the basic concepts of Java including the arithmetic/logic operations,...

Recent Events

ESL Book Club 6/23/2017

Recent Activity

Ramona Romandia

Ramona Romandia left a positive review 5/23/2017

Came with my 2 great grandkids, 7 & 9. They selected Jenga, Marvel Memory Game, and Candyland. They played a quick game of Jenga, were very competitive with Memory, but didn't have time for Candyland. Librarian Shirley was very friendly and helpful, and we had a fun time. Plan to come again.

Shweta M Mehta

Shweta M Mehta posted a photo 4/24/2017

Rangoli Sand-Art Rangoli Sand-Art

Ravi Sharma

Ravi Sharma left a review 4/13/2017

Helped the child.

Ravi Sharma

Ravi Sharma left a positive review 4/7/2017

Very good.

Melissa Lee

Melissa Lee left a positive review 3/15/2017

Perfect activity for my 15 month old granddaughter and me!

James Ptak

James Ptak left a positive review 2/24/2017

The volunteer was very knowledgeable and helpful. My questions and problems were resolved very quickly.


Chekameh left a positive review 2/8/2016

Loved it


Chekameh left a positive review 2/5/2016

Cool program


Chekameh left a positive review 11/6/2015

Sooo fun


Chekameh left a positive review 2/29/2016

So nice

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