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 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.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 26 2016 - 2:00pm
Catch up and get ahead with the edge for the week of January 25, 2016. Mayor Ivy Taylor at UTSA: Cities and Citizens
Written by San Antonio Pu… on Oct 16 2015 - 1:36pm
The San Antonio Public Library will host the first-ever Mini Maker Faire on Saturday, Oct.17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Central Library. Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, the faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors.
Written by Kris_Serold on Oct 10 2013 - 12:42pm
On Sunday, Sept. 15, the San Antonio Public Library and the San Antonio Public Library Foundation with the Latino Leadership For the Library Committee hosted a panel discussion, Palabras Con Poder or Words With Power, to kick off Hispanic Heritage Month. The panel of Hispanic authors and activitists talked about the influence of the Chicano movement and La Raza Unida party in their works and lives. Replay video of the event below.
Written by Heather DiMasi on Apr 14 2010 - 2:09pm
Do you want to learn how to make your own cascarones? What about tips on throwing your own Fiesta party? Interested in the history of Fiesta?San Antonio Public Library has answers to these questions and more in its resources guide for all things Fiesta at www.mysapl.org.In this catch-all online tour, you can find links to all official Fiesta information sites and individual events, as well as photos from past Fiestas.
Written by Antonio Rodriguez on Apr 6 2010 - 11:51am
In commemoration of Linda Pace's birthday, an art tribute by Jesse Amado, "Days" opened April 8, 2010, at San Antonio's Central Library, 600 Soledad St.Amado placed 22,615 crystals in the permanent art installation -- each crystal representing a day in the life of Linda Pace, who lived from April 17, 1945 to July 2, 2007.