Featuring the history, people and events that shaped our community.
East Side Dreams Exhibit: July 1 – September 24, 2022.
See library hours below!
Dr Martin Luther King Jr Library
150 E San Fernando St, San Jose, CA 95112.
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.
Thank you to our hosts: Castellano Family Foundation, SJSU King Library’s AAACNA Studies Center, San José Public Library’s California Room, and the California Faculty Association.
San Jose Public King Library Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 8am – 8pm
Friday: 8am – 6pm
Saturday: 8am – 6pm
Sunday: 1pm – 6pm.