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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 23 2018 - 3:31pm
Replay video of the National Latino Children's Literature Conference during which San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and his wife, Erika Prosper, delivered dual keynote remarks in English and in Spanish as part of the international Campoy-Ada Awards ceremony.
Written by Beth Graham on Sep 25 2017 - 4:25pm
Join the Friends of the San Antonio Public Library as they celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Arts & Letters awards by honoring Latino jazz musician Henry Brun, sculptor and light artist Bill FitzGibbons, and mixed-media artist Laurel Gibson! Each year since 1972, the Friends of the San Antonio Public Library have presented the Arts & Letters awards to “recognize and celebrate achievement by individuals who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in the arts and letters.”
Written by J.T. on Dec 10 2015 - 4:00pm
The New York Times listed Jan Jarboe Russell's book, "Train to Crystal City," as one of the Top Books of 2015 (read more here).
Written by Gabi Marcus on Mar 6 2015 - 9:40am
Please come join us at the 3rd Annual San Antonio Book Festival! The festival takes place Saturday, April 11, from 10am to 6pm at the Central Library and the Southwest School of Art. This year, 80 authors will be joining us from around the region and the nation. The festival features live readings, cooking events, children's and young adults' activities, and so much more. We really hope you can join us. To learn more about the festival, visit
Written by Heather DiMasi on Apr 27 2010 - 12:28pm
Novelist, professor and St. Mary's University graduate, Manuel Luis Martínez, will read from his third novel, "Day of the Dead", from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 30, in the Chaminade Tower Garden Room, St. Mary's University. The reading will be followed by conversation and refreshments.