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San Pedro Branch Library to reopen after five months of renovation

Commemorative video to be released along with giveaways to take place May 4, beginning at 12PM

SAN ANTONIO (May 3, 2021) —  After five months of renovation, San Pedro Branch Library will join other San Antonio Public Library (SAPL) locations in offering Brisk Browsing, Contact-Free Pickup, access to computers by appointment, and outdoor Wi-Fi. A new outdoor book drop will also be available.

In celebration of the reopening of  San Pedro, the San Antonio Public Library will be releasing a commemorative video on Tuesday, May 4 on the SAPL YouTube channel and the public is invited to visit the branch during service hours (see below) and throughout the week to pick up a special bookmark and button. An outdoor StoryWalk® of the book “These Bees Count” by Alison Formento will also be available for viewing throughout the month.

Brisk Browsing & Contact-Free Pickup
Tues. 12PM – 8PM
Wed. – Sat. 10AM – 6PM

Computer Appointments

Tues. 3PM – 7PM

Wed. - Sat. 1PM - 5PM       

Outdoor Wi-Fi
7:30AM – 10:30PM daily


Please note, services are subject to change based on local health guidance and SAPL locations will be following approved City of San Antonio social distancing, mask requirements, and screening protocols. Library staff is available by phone at 210-207-2500 or by chat at  



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