Saturday, May 15, 2021

Events & News


San Antonio Public Library Featuring Titles by 6th Annual San Antonio Book Festival Authors

Print and digital copies have been added to the collection

San Antonio Book Festival, a San Antonio Public Library Foundation event, is coming up on Saturday, April 7. To celebrate, the San Antonio Public Library is offering print and digital copies of titles by featured festival authors for check out. Visit the catalog at for a list of titles that are available. You can also visit a San Antonio Public Library location near you to browse print titles or visit to download through the Digital Library.

San Antonio Public Library Digital Inclusion Efforts Recognized Nationally With Employee Award

Latino Collection and Resource Center Coordinator Emma Hernández identified as a Mover & Shaker by Library Journal

San Antonio Public Library employee Emma Hernández was one of 50 chosen by Library Journal as a Mover & Shaker 2018. The prestigious award recognizes up-and-coming individuals from around the world who are innovative, creative, and making a difference in libraries. Hernández, Latino Collection and Resource Center Coordinator at San Antonio Public Library, was chosen as a Community Builder for her role of putting the San Antonio Public Library at the forefront of digital inclusion efforts in the San Antonio community.

San Antonio’s First Pop Con Welcomes Artists, Authors, Fan Groups, Anime, Gaming and More to Central Library This Saturday, March 3rd

Hop into your Tardis, Batmobile or invisible plane and head over to the San Antonio Pop Con at the Central Library March 3 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.! Enjoy a whole day of artists, authors, fan groups, anime, gaming, a cosplay contest, an art contest, and more. San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg will kick off the festivities.

Local Author and Illustrator Celebrate Their Award-Winning Children’s Book with Tai Chi Story Time at Central Library

San Antonio natives Xelena González and Adriana Garcia will celebrate their award-winning children’s book All Around Us at a special family fun program in the new Latino Collection and Resource Center at Central Library. González is a former San Antonio Public Library employee.

Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Councilman Roberto C. Treviño Continue Our Family Reads: The Mayor’s Book Club at Landa Branch Library

Airplanes, like books, have the power to take you places near and far. This month, share in Councilman Treviño's love of flying with books for all ages about airplanes.