Monday, June 14, 2021

Events & News


San Antonio Public Library and Fiesta Youth Dedicate LGBTQ Book Collection at Teen Library @ Central

Representatives from the San Antonio Public Library and Fiesta Youth celebrate the dedication of a young adult fiction collection celebrating and honoring the LGBTQ experience with local teens at the Teen Library @ Central.

San Antonio Public Library Offering Free Snacks and Lunch for Children and Teens During the Summer

Summer Lunch Program is partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank and the North East Independent School District

San Antonio Public Library, in partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank and North East Independent School District, will offer healthy snacks and lunches to children 18 years of age and younger at seven library locations throughout the city. Days and times vary by location. All locations are closed on Wednesday, July 4. 

Access the New York Times For Free Through the San Antonio Public Library

Direct access to online content is now available at any San Antonio Public Library location or from anywhere at

San Antonio Public Library is now offering access to online content from the New York Times for free from any San Antonio Public Library computer or from home though the library’s website at This service adds to the Library’s more than 100 databases.

San Antonio Public Library Kicks Off Summer of Reading and Fun at Mayor’s Summer Reading Club 2018 Launch

Community is invited to celebrate the City’s Tricentennial with “Adventures in Library Land,” an adventure through books and activities at libraries

Visit Central Library on Thursday, May 24 at 10 a.m. to find out more information about the 2018 Mayor’s Summer Reading Club and Summer Reading Program at the San Antonio Public Library. 

San Antonio Public Library’s Digital Library Celebrates Five Millionth Check Out

How-to Guide to Chess is Five Millionth Digital Check Out

San Antonio Public Library has reached yet another exciting milestone; the five millionth digital check out. The item was Winning Chess Middlegames: An Essential Guide to Pawn Structures by Ivan Sokolov. The most popular San Antonio Public Library digital item of all time is an eAudiobook, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. The Library’s five millionth check out landed San Antonio Public Library in the list of only 52 out of 38,000 libraries with OverDrive worldwide to achieve the goal. In 2016, San Antonio Public Library became one of only a handful of library systems to reach one million digital check outs in a calendar year.