Sunday, November 17, 2019

Events & News

Tags

16901 16911 17162 17183 17201 17211 17232 17302 173111 17382 17933 17951 18113 18135 18202 18221 18313 18331 18358 183614 18376 18386 18391 18404 18421 18452 18462 18491 18512 18524 18533 18541 185610 18577 18581 18594 18604 18615 18653 18666 18679 18689 18696 18702 18723 18736 18747 18756 18763 18777 18783 18793 18805 18817 18823 188313 188417 188514 188621 188710 18885 188915 18906 189114 18927 18934 189414 189516 189615 18978 18986 189913 190015 190110 190211 19038 190410 190523 190615 190712 190811 190927 191012 19119 191215 191319 191419 191514 191631 1917265 1918325 191910 19209 192111 192226 192319 192419 192517 192639 192738 192827 192941 1931 193028 19317 193225 193313 193417 193519 193642 193723 193835 193932 194028 194134 194227 1942 19541 194315 194424 194531 1945 19561 194648 194726 194818 194940 195017 19517 195211 195321 195439 195553 195652 195739 195825 195919 196046 196113 196214 196350 196417 196522 196632 196715 196869 196943 197025 197129 197230 197341 197426 197532 197641 197740 197845 197938 198041 198129 198238 198336 198425 198547 198634 198737 198822 198912 199018 199111 199226 199327 199415 199519 199610 199712 199810 199917 20007 20015 200216 20038 200412 20056 200612 200711 20086 20098 20108 201113 20126 20135 20146 20155 20163 20172 44 BC1 Alamo Stadium1 AlamoBowl1 Battle of Flowers2 Carol Burnett1 Central Library1 Every Child Ready to Read4 fairy tales2 Fatal Corner1 Ghost Tracks1 Hawaii Five-O1 Hemisfair '681 Henry B. Gonzales1 Ira Attebury1 Jim Croce1 Little Read Wagon4 Millers Pond1 Northridge Park1 play and learn3 Queen1 Remind1 segregation1 Shah of Iran1 snow1 Soundgarden1 Spurs3 SRV1 Star Wars Holiday Special1 Taco Cabana2 teacher workshops1 UTSA1 WII2 World War I5 WWI476 WWI 19771 WWII1

News & Announcements

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month

The best back-to-school tool that is easy to get.

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month and the San Antonio Public Library is joining with the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide for Library Card Sign-up Month, to encourage parents, caregivers and students to obtain a free library card that will save them money while reaping rewards in academic achievement and lifelong learning.
Whether it’s providing free access to virtual tutors through our Homework Help, testing practice with Learning Express, research options through databases or one-on-one held with Ask a Librarian, a library card is one of the most cost-effective back-to-school supplies. Resources at the San Antonio Public Library are available to anyone with a library card.
Libraries play an important role in the education and development of children. Studies show children who are read to in the home and who use the library perform better in school and are more likely to continue to use the library as a source of lifetime learning.
This year, Disney’s the Incredibles are Library Card Sign-up Month honorary chairs, helping to promote the value of a library card and bring attention to the many ways libraries and librarians transform lives and communities through education.
The San Antonio Public Library makes it easy for the community to sign up or renew a library card. You can get a card in person by stopping by any branch location. And, for those who want instant limited library access, online pre-registration allows you to sign up and gives you 30 days to present your photo ID, proof of current address and pick up your library card.
Since 1987, Library Card Sign-up Month has been held each September to mark the beginning of the school year. During the month, the ALA and libraries unite together in a national effort to ensure every child signs up for their own library card. For more information about how to sign up for a library card, please visit your local San Antonio Public Library branch in person or online at mysapl.org, or call 210-207-2500.
Print
Tags:
Rate this article:
No rating