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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 31 2019 - 3:19pm
Replay the video from the webcast of a conversation with Puerto Rican writer Esmeralda Santiago who delighted an audience at Central Library on Nov. 2 discussing her life and literary career. Thanks to support from the San Antonio Public Library, anyone can watch the event live or replay it later. The event is made possible by the San Antonio Public Library and Puerto Rican Heritage Society in celebration of their 35th Anniversary. A book-signing will follow.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 26 2018 - 2:47pm
Join the San Antonio Public Library in welcoming Julián Castro to discuss his new memoir, “An Unlikely Journey: Waking Up from My American Dream." Castro is the former Mayor of San Antonio, and the 16th U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Barack Obama. NOWCastSA will webcast the event live at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 2, 2018 from Central Library in San Antonio. You can watch live or replay the event for free, right on this page:
Written by Esther@SAPL on Oct 26 2018 - 1:14pm
The San Antonio Public Library welcomes Julián Castro, former Mayor of San Antonio, the 16th U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Barack Obama, and the author of “An Unlikely Journey: Waking Up from My American Dream." Castro will discuss his new memoir. This is a free event but tickets are limited and registration is required; visit juliancastrosapl.eventbrite.com.
Written by Sylvia Reyna on Oct 4 2018 - 4:18pm
Author and historical researcher Edna Campos Gravenhorst will present “My Tejano Roots” a discussion of her family history which touches on ranching in South Texas. She will be autographing her recent publication, San Antonio’s Historic Market Square, and her book, Té de Canela. Guests are encouraged to bring a few personal family photos for scanning.
Written by UIWPR on Jul 30 2018 - 1:42pm
The College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Distinguished Speakers Series presents Anthony Graves, an exonerated Texas Death Row prisoner and author of Infinite Hope: How Wrongful Conviction, Solitary Confinement, and 12 Years on Death Row Failed to Kill My Soul. Reception to Follow. The University of the Incarnate Word provides reasonable accommodation with adequate notice. To request disability accommodation for this event, visit www.uiw.edu/ada.
Written by Esther@SAPL on Feb 2 2018 - 10:33am
Join us in celebrating the release of an acclaimed new picture book by San Antonio natives Xelena González and Adriana Garcia. All Around Us explores a day in the life of a modern day Mestizo family as they discover the circles and cycles that exist in their lives. All ages are welcome to this dynamic reading that will include a Tai Chi Storytelling component, which beautifully ties into the start of the Lunar New Year.
Written by Esther@SAPL on Feb 2 2018 - 10:32am
Join us in celebrating the release of an acclaimed new picture book by San Antonio natives Xelena González and Adriana Garcia.
Written by Brooke Cowey on Feb 10 2017 - 12:59pm
  Join Jan Jarboe Russell, a New York Times bestseller, as she discusses her book The Train to Crystal City. This event is part of the Mayor's Book Club. A reception and book signing will follow this event. You can more information here.   
Written by San Antonio Pu… on Feb 7 2014 - 3:25pm
Meet the Author: Frederick Williams Fires of Greenwood- A Novel based on The Tulsa Riot of 1921 What: Discussion with author Frederick Williams at Central Library, an African American Heritage Month Event. Mr. Williams is available for interview and appearances. When: Tuesday, February 11, 2014               6:30pm Where: Central Library Auditorium, 600 Soledad St., 78205