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Written by NLPeterson on Feb 2 2020 - 1:59pm
The King William Association will display paintings, illustrations, mixed media sculptures, and a book, “Th
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 Brooke Cowey on Feb 10 2017 - 1:12pm
Replay the video: New York Times bestseller Jan Jarboe Russell discusses her book The Train to Crystal City at the Central Library Auditorium.  This book is about a secret internment camp in Texas during World War II. These camps housed Japanese, German and Italian immigrants.
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 CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 8 2016 - 1:47pm
Where is a book transformed into artwork and a library transformed into a museum? In January and February of 2016, the gallery at San Antonio Central Library became a Book Garden ~ a home to oversized southwestern lizards, busts of Renaissance men, Zen rocks and other sculptures, all created by Taiwanese-born artist Long-Bin Chen. On first glance, most people think the carvings are made from marble or stone - but in fact they are sculpted from books and magazines.
Written by esperanzacenter on Feb 5 2015 - 4:31pm
The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center will present a book premiere and plática for University of Texas San Antonio professor Sara DeTurk’s new book, Activism, Alliance Building and the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 7 pm. This free event will be hosted at the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center located at 922 San Pedro Avenue.
Written by San Antonio Pu… on Apr 1 2014 - 12:42pm
New to the 2nd annual San Antonio Book Festival is Literary Death Match where four authors perform their most outstanding writing in less than seven minutes and three all-star judges decide which two writers advance to the finals. Sharp commentary--with audience participation-- determines who is crowned Champion. With special thanks to Las Casas Foundation, the Literary Death Match will be held at the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre on Saturday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m. The Festival is a program of the San Antonio Public Library Foundation. $10 - Mezzanine Seating
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 23 2013 - 5:48pm
Mayor Julián Castro and the San Antonio Public Library are launching the annual Mayor’s Summer Reading Club for children and the 2013 Summer Reading Programs for teens and adults.
Written by Antonio Rodriguez on Oct 23 2012 - 2:41pm
The San Antonio Public Library will host 2012 National Book Award Finalist, Doming Martinez. Born in the Valley, Mr. Martinez has gained national attention for his writing. This attention includes an appearance just this week on the NPR program, This American Life. Mr. Martinez will read from his book, The Boy Kings of Texas.