On Saturday, May 20, 1995, the whole community celebrated as the San Antonio Public Library (SAPL) held the grand opening of the "Big Enchilada," the Central Library.
Written by Beth Graham on May 15 2020 - 9:55pm
Written by Victoria.Villarreal on Dec 23 2019 - 5:04pm
By Victoria Villarreal of the San Antonio Public Library As the temperatures continue to drop in South Texas, the San Antonio Public Library has a new initiative to help those in need. The Potranco Branch Library is home to the San Antonio Public Library’s first ever “Wall of Warmth.”
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 Aug 8 2018 - 11:15am
Come celebrate the end of the Summer with a night of gaming. Enjoy laser tag, board games, life-size Hungry Hippos, video games, carnival games, and more! Prizes and snacks too. **This after-hours event is for ages 18 & older only.
Written by JayAlmendarez13 on Feb 7 2017 - 4:24pm
An experiential workshop using HeartMath to teach you how to minimize stress and strengthen your immune system by understanding the essential connection to your heart. Tickets to the event can be purchased online, or at the door for $75. For more information, visit: https://squareup.com/store/expanding-horizons
Written by JayAlmendarez13 on Jan 6 2017 - 4:14pm
Join Latin Grammy-winning 123 Andrés in a concert for children and families on January 28, 2017 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Central Library. Be ready to sing, dance, learn, and practice your spanish in an energized and interactive show.
Written by JayAlmendarez13 on Jan 6 2017 - 4:05pm
For the first Mayor’s book club of 2017, Mayor Ivy Taylor will make remarks on the award winning book The Train to Crystal City. Author Jan Jarboe Russell will also be attending. The event will be on January 10, 2017 and starts at 10:30 a.m.
Written by San Antonio Pu… on Sep 8 2016 - 2:14pm
Teachers, please register to join Little Read Wagon and explore how we can use read-aloud books to help children develop early literacy skills, and support families as they build literacy in the home. Registration is required. Please call 210-207-2500 to register.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Apr 26 2016 - 4:42pm
Replay videos of two events commemorating the Henry B. Gonzalez Centennial. 10:30 a.m. Tribute News Conference at Central Library. Speakers included:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 31 2016 - 2:46pm
More than 80 books will come to life at the San Antonio Book Festival, which is free and open to the public on April 2, 2016. Dozens of authors will be at San Antonio Central Library or across the street at the Southwest School of Art. They’ll be talking about their books and taking questions from the audience about their work.