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 CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 28 2020 - 3:23pm
Join NOWCastSA and the San Antonio Public Library on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, for a webcast of the closing reception of the Holocaust Learn and Remember series, which focused this year on the stories of Women in the Holocaust. Beginning at 6 p.m., Caroline Weinberg will speak about her grandmother’s story of surviving five years in Nazi slave labor camps. The experiences of Weinberg's grandmother, Sala Garncarz Kirschner, are portrayed in the exhibit "Letters to Sala," displayed in the Central Library gallery.
Written by makerfairesa on Jan 23 2020 - 1:56pm
WHAT IS MAKER FAIRE? Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these MAKERS to demonstrate their hobbies, experiments, and projects. We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth - a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. Glimpse the future and get inspired!
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 31 2019 - 3:19pm
Replay the video from the webcast of a conversation with Puerto Rican writer Esmeralda Santiago who delighted an audience at Central Library on Nov. 2 discussing her life and literary career. Thanks to support from the San Antonio Public Library, anyone can watch the event live or replay it later. The event is made possible by the San Antonio Public Library and Puerto Rican Heritage Society in celebration of their 35th Anniversary. A book-signing will follow.
Written by Hannah Wolf on Jun 24 2019 - 1:30pm
The San Antonio Public Library’s 2019 summer reading program has something special for all ages.
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 Beth Graham on May 29 2018 - 10:39am
The Friends of the San Antonio Public Library are now accepting nominations for their annual Arts & Letters awards, recognizing San Antonians who have made outstanding contributions in the fields of the arts and literature, including the visual arts, dramatic arts, musical arts, and any genre of the written arts, including journalism.
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 CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 30 2018 - 8:45pm
Join NOWCastSA and the San Antonio Public Library on Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. as Dr. Edward Westermann examines artistic depictions by survivors of the Holocaust and discusses the insights that the works of art offer as a method for understanding genocide. Westermann's keynote address concludes the 6th annual Holocaust: Learn & Remember month-long commemoration of the Holocaust.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 19 2017 - 2:53pm
Replay video from the Sept. 19 Grand Opening of the Latino Collection and Resource Center at the San Antonio Central Library. Thanks to support from the San Antonio Public Library and donors like you, you can watch the event live or replay it later for free, right on this page.