Past Events

Past Events:

East Side Dreams Exhibit
Jul. 1 - Sep. 24, 2022

The San José Public Library, in collaboration with San José State University King Library's Africana, Asian American, Chicano, & Native American Studies Center, proudly presents, "East Side Dreams: The Untold Story of East San José."

"East Side Dreams" will synthesize stories both remembered and forgotten, presenting a comprehensive historical picture of the East Side and its people through images and artifacts. Experience the East Side’s evolution from fields of fruit and flowers to diverse metropolis. Learn about the social forces, organizations and individuals that shaped the East Side into the place we know today.

Community members, activists, and scholars will share their insights into East Side history at associated panel events.

Event Page: East Side Dreams

For our upcoming panel events, please note the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Library requires:

Face coverings for all attendees (ages 2+)
Limited seating given the health observances for COVID.  
No additional seating will be provided. 
No food/beverage policy at this time.
Please do not attend if you are not feeling well. The presentation will be available online to view from home. 

Location: 2nd & 5th floor of MLK Library