Author and historical researcher Edna Campos Gravenhorst will present “My Tejano Roots” a discussion of her family history which touches on ranching in South Texas. She will be autographing her recent publication, San Antonio’s Historic Market Square, and her book, Té de Canela. Guests are encouraged to bring a few personal family photos for scanning.
Written by Esther@SAPL on Jan 4 2018 - 2:38pm
The Mayor’s Book Club kicks off with family-friendly activities for all ages. Activities for children include “Community Helper” themed play experiences and hands-on, collaborative art projects the whole family will enjoy. Activities for teens include a friendship bracelet craft and mural activity. Enjoy refreshments while they last.
Written by ramona.lucius@… on Mar 1 2016 - 7:32pm
Prof. Roxanne Henkin, UTSA Department of Education and Human Development, will discuss ways that literacy and reduce the occurrence of bullying and help children recover from bullying.
Written by lcarter on Feb 10 2016 - 4:25pm
Mission Trail Rotary Club (MTR) is pleased to announce its recent grant awards totaling $17,300 to help support local nonprofits. “Rotary Clubs encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise,” says current MTR Club President Richard Warren. “One of the ways our club demonstrates this ideal is through our M2M Mini Grants program which is funded by the annual Mission to Mission Charity Bike Tour”
Written by San Antonio Pu… on Oct 8 2015 - 2:34pm
On Friday, October 9 at 9:30 a.m., the San Antonio Public Library (SAPL) will announce the fall 2015 selection for the Mayor’s Book Club with Mayor Ivy R. Taylor. The Mayor’s Book Club, a community wide reading campaign, was designed to cultivate a community experience through reading and discussion. The program’s goals are to expand an appreciation for literature in the San Antonio
Written by San Antonio Pu… on May 29 2015 - 2:55pm
The San Antonio Public Library and Mayor Ivy Taylor kicked off of the 2015 Mayor’s Summer Reading Club and Summer Reading Program on May 29, 2015. The Mayor’s Summer Reading Club and Summer Reading Program encourage children and teens to read for fun during the summer while maintaining current reading skills. School-aged children especially lose reading skills if they don’t keep up with reading over the summer. Click below to see Mayor Ivy Taylor explain the Summer Reading Club and the importance of reading.
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 www.saplf.org/festival.
Written by ramona.lucius@… on Feb 6 2015 - 10:07am
Join us for a lively discussion about the latest popular fiction publications. Discuss, Dissect, Diverge with a new perspective or two.... There's never a dull moment!
Written by Kris_Serold on Oct 2 2014 - 9:52am
San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor and the San Antonio Public Library launched the Mayor’s Book Club, beginning a campaign that will involve reading and special events at Library branches, parks facilities and senior centers that are related to the themes of the book, “Rocket Boys.”
Written by San Antonio Pu… on May 28 2014 - 1:30pm
The Mayor’s Summer Reading Club and the Summer Reading Program encourage children and teens to read during the summer to maintain current reading levels. Children, especially, lose reading skills if they don’t keep up with reading over the summer. Click below to watch video from the press confrence.