The Library honors diversity and strives to make rich cultural and intellectual resources available to all. The Library provides opportunities for people of all races, ethnicities, cultures, religions, genders and sexual orientations to meet, exchange ideas, and participate in the diverse life of their community. Click below to learn more about our national observances and other special events.
Asian & Pacific American
During the month of May, San Antonio Public Library celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Throughout the month, we will recognize and celebrate the achievements and contributions of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and the Sikh community to the American story
Read more about Asian & Pacific American Heritage Month.
During the month of November, San Antonio Public Library celebrates Native American Heritage Month; a time to recognize the achievements and contributions of the Native American community.
Read more about Native Americans.
During the month of February, San Antonio Public Library observes Black History Month, a time to celebrate, honor and recognize the central role of Black Americans in U.S. History.
Read more about Black History Month.
Hispanic Heritage Month
During National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15) we recognize the achievements and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the American story.
Read more about Hispanic Heritage Month.
During the month of June, San Antonio Public Library celebrates Pride month and the contributions to culture and society by people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or intersex.
Read more about Pride Month.
Women's History Month
During the month of March, San Antonio Public Library celebrates Women's History Month, a month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society.
Read more about Women's History Month.
Meet the Author
Meet some of your favorite authors, right here at the San Antonio Public Library.
Read more about Meet the Author events.
The Holocaust: Learn & Remember is a yearly commemoration and remembrance of the Holocaust, hosted by the San Antonio Public Library.
Find out more about the Holocaust Remembrance.
National Poetry Month
April is National Poetry Month, the largest literary observance in the world celebrating poetry’s vital place in our culture.
Find out more about poetry.
Banned Books Week
Banned Books Week is an annual celebration of the freedom to read and calls attention to banned and challenged book.
Find out more about Banned Books Week.