Pop Con is a celebration of popular culture. We have authors, artist, anime, gaming, escape rooms, crafts, a Pop Swap, food trucks, a cosplay contest, and more. This year's author Guest of Honor will be Charlaine Harris and our artist Guest of Honor will be Jeffrey Alan Love. Other guests include Christopher Golden, John Picacio, Martha Wells, Babs Webb, David Liss, Coop, Ilona Andrews, Kiri Ostergaard leonard, Grace Dravin, and Justin Chase Black.
Written by San Antonio Pu… on Dec 17 2019 - 12:01pm
Have fun over the holidays making your own cool, winter hat while learning the basics of loom knitting at Pruitt Branch Library. Classes are Monday, Dec. 23; Sunday, Dec. 29; Thursday, Jan. 2 and Friday, Jan. 3. All supplies are provided; or you are welcome to bring your own. Registration starts Dec. 7 either in person or by telephone. In order to complete the hat, you must attend a minimum of three sessions. Space is limited to the first 20 registrants. Registrants may not bring guests, including children 9 years and younger.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 4 2018 - 12:29pm
Arturo S. Rodríguez recalled what his parish priest at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church told him after joining the first farm workers’ melon strike in Rio Grande City and getting arrested back in 1966.
Written by Esther@SAPL on Aug 28 2018 - 2:37pm
Visit Central Library on Sept. 15 for the one-year anniversary of the Latino Collection and Resource Center at Central Library. Viva Libro, a day of music, food, special presentations and literary activities will celebrate the Center as a cultural hub for the literature, heritage, and contemporary life of Latinos in the United States. You’re invited to join a writing workshop to create your own poem or enjoy readings from our author champions. Visit mysapl.org for more information. ⅰNos vemos!
Written by San Antonio Pu… on May 29 2018 - 11:06am
San Antonio Public Library visitors are invited to use any public computer at any library location to access online content from the New York Times. Users only need an email address to access the site, or can sign in using a Facebook or Google account. Users who would like to access from home simply need to visit mysapl.org/services to access the newspaper under “databases." From there, cardholders will create an account and redeem a special code for one-day access that renews each day, so Library customers can access the New York Times every day!
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 4 2018 - 2:03pm
For the first time since the San Antonio Public Library’s Young Pegasus Poetry Competition began in 1927, NOWCastSA webcast the event live on Sunday, May 6 at 2 p.m. from the Guadalupe Theater. Thanks to support from the San Antonio Public Library and the San Antonio Public Library Foundation, anyone can watch live or replay it for free right here on this page.
Written by Beth Graham on Dec 26 2017 - 6:37pm
Support the San Antonio Public Library and join us for our annual meeting - you don't have to be a member to attend! (But you must be a member to vote.)
Written by Beth Graham on Sep 26 2017 - 5:48pm
Join the Friends of the San Antonio Public Library as they honor three of San Antonio's most outstanding artists: Latino jazz musician Henry Brun, currently working on an Afro-Caribbean project, scheduled to debut at the Carver Cultural Center in 2018. Brun has performed in Mexico, Cuba, and Puerto Rico, as well as across the U.S. He has served as chair of the City of San Antonio Cultural Advisory Board.
Written by San Antonio Pu… on Jun 3 2017 - 6:49pm
San Antonio Public Library will temporarily close Landa Branch Library at 233 Bushnell Avenue beginning Monday, June 5, for improvements to the historic building.
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.