Sunday, January 19, 2020

Events & News

News & Announcements

Mayor Ron Nirenberg to Speak at 8th Annual Holocaust: Learn and Remember Opening Reception on 1/6/2020

8th Annual The Holocaust: Learn & Remember Commemoration to be hosted by San Antonio Public Library and the Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio

 

Great Northwest Branch Library Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Fall Festival

Molly Pruitt Branch Library Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Family Game Night

Harlandale ISD Teams Up with San Antonio Public Library to Modernize Reading and Literacy through E-books and E-audiobooks

Shared goal to promote digital learning in the community

SAN ANTONIO (August 20, 2019) – In this mobile age, technology has become increasingly valuable in supporting new generations of lifelong learners and readers. Now, Harlandale ISD and San Antonio Public Library have formed an innovative new partnership using ebooks and e-audiobooks to modernize access to reading materials for students. This unique collaboration strives to promote literacy and digital learning by providing unprecedented access to both the schools’ and the library’s digital reading resources in one app. The combination of convenience, ease of reading on-the-go, and the inherent popularity of technology inspires students to learn anytime, anywhere.

 

San Antonio Public Library Reaches Seven Million Digital Downloads


San Antonio readers break an all-time record as the San Antonio Public Library reaches seven million digital downloads since its digital catalog launch in August 2007. The Lightning Thief from the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series by Rick Riordan was officially the seven millionth digital download. In 2016, San Antonio Public Library became one of only a handful of library systems to reach one million digital downloads in a calendar year and continues the trend by reaching one million digital downloads within a six month timeframe.

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