Book lovers will be glad to hear that the BookCellar Used Book Store, operated by the Friends of the San Antonio Public Library to benefit the library, is reopening at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 1. The store, located in the basement of the Central Library, 600 Soledad, San Antonio, Texas 78205, has been closed for 18 months after being shut down by COVID-19 in March 2020.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 16 2021 - 2:09pm
Join the San Antonio Public Library Board Naming Committee on Sept. 18 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. to hear public comment on the proposal to add Andres D. Sarabia to the official name of the Las Palmas Branch Library. Thanks to underwriting from the San Antonio Public Library you can watch the public comments live and replay the video later right on this page.
Written by Esther@SAPL on Oct 6 2020 - 4:50pm
Please join us for a virtual community meeting to review the proposed design for a $3.3 million renovation of the Memorial Branch Library happening Tuesday, Oct.20 at 5:30 p.m. Spanish translation services will be available. Deaf interpreters must be requested 48 hours prior to the meeting. For assistance, call (210) 207-2595 or 711 Texas Relay Service for the Deaf. For meeting details, visit guides.mysapl.org/Bond2017
Written by rwoolhouse on Jan 14 2020 - 7:14pm
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 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 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 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.