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Women's Her-story Month Trivia

San Antonio Public Library Online For anyone interested in learning some fun facts about women in history. Or maybe challenging their knowledge about amazing firsts by women. Join us for a trivia event centered around women who made history. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): History. Staff Contact Name: Cristine Mitchamore. Staff Contact Number/Email: cristine.mitchamore@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Family. Seniors. Featured Event: Women's History Month. Additional Info: Register as a team or an individual. Don't wait, register today as space is limited! *One registration per team is required* Instructions for the game will be sent to registered teams the day of the event. The same trivia will be used during the March 12 event. Monday, March 8, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Teen Jam Club

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Music & Dance. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Jam Club is for any teen with an interest in music. Whether you already play an instrument, would like to learn how to play something, or just want to share some songs, come hang out with other teens on the server and chat about music. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Monday, March 8, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Four Moves to Avoid Misinformation: Stop! Think Before You Share

San Antonio Public Library Online Join us for Stop! Think Before You Share, an interactive session to share strategies to identify and avoid online propaganda and misinformation on social media. This hour-long session is part of the Four Moves to Avoid Misinformation series. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Presentation & Lecture. Staff Contact Name: Lorin Flores. Staff Contact Number/Email: lorin.flores@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Lorin Flores/Cindy De Leon. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: We will be meeting (and interacting) in Discord. Please register to receive an invite. You'll need a mobile device or computer with a microphone and internet connection to join the voice discussion. Questions? Contact Lorin Flores at lorin.flores@sanantonio.gov. Monday, March 8, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Elementary Spanish I

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Daniel Gomez. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9188. Presenter/Instructor: daniel.gomez2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Teen Time

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Time is for any teen who just wants to hang out and chat with other teens on the 210teenlibrary Discord Server. Every week is different and you get to decide what activity we do. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

SAPL Crochet Circle

San Antonio Public Library Online Love all things woolly? We are the group for you. Sew, knit, crochet, anything your fiber loving heart desires. Join us virtually where you can learn an easy crochet pattern or work on your own project and socialize with other fiber minded individuals. To join: a link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before our event. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join. ***Registration is required***. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Miranda ONeill. Staff Contact Number/Email: miranda.o'neill@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. All Ages. Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

5 in 25 Essential News Vocabulary (March 2021)

San Antonio Public Library Online Events develop quickly, often bringing new concepts and terms that are unfamiliar to us in news broadcasts and everyday conversation. Tune into this short 25 minute monthly Youtube live stream featuring the definitions of 5 current terms in the news. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Lorin Flores. Staff Contact Number/Email: lorin.flores@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Lorin Flores. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit youtu.be.

Toddler Time Online Live

San Antonio Public Library Online Toddlers will experience stories, songs and rhymes enhancing their social, emotional and language development. This online program is recommended for children 18 -36 months. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Arlene Richardson. Staff Contact Number/Email: arlene.richardson@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Children's Librarians with the San Antonio Public Library. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Discover Self-Care Through Ayurveda - Part 3: Wellness Tips for Spring

San Antonio Public Library Online Spring and Fall are a great time to change up your daily self-care routines. In this session, we will review the rhythms of nature and explore ways to customize your daily routine with dosha-balancing practices. We will delve into the qualities of nature, both in our internal and external environments, and learn basic tips to synchronize self-care with the changing seasons. Ayurveda is a whole-person approach to health and well-being, with a focus on creating daily health habits. Join us on the 2nd Wednesday each month at 12-1 pm to explore new topics on self-care. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Brooke Mjolsness. Staff Contact Number/Email: brooke.mjolsness@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Maggie Grueskin, E-RYT200® YACEP® Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist, Chopra Center Perfect Health Certified Instructor, Diplomate in Logotherapy. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Registration is required and is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration closes Tuesday, February 9 at 4:00PM. The Zoom link will be emailed the day before the program. Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit ekamlife.com.

Mario Day: Smash Ultimate Battle Arena

San Antonio Public Library Online Join our SAPL Smash Ultimate Battle Arena online! Be a competitor or just a spectator. The SAPL battle arena is all skill levels and a 4 player smash format. To join on your Nintendo Switch select online play, smash, battle arenas, and join the "Mario Day" public arena. Remember that you must have a Nintendo Switch Online membership to participate. ***Register by 03/09/21 to receive an email the day of the event with the battle arena ID***. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Briana Rangel. Staff Contact Number/Email: briana.rangel2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: All Ages. Featured Event: E-Sports. Additional Info: All ages and skill levels are welcome. This is a free play event, not a tournament. Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit guides.mysapl.org.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Dungeons & Dragons is a weekly homebrew campaign led by a Teen Dungeon Master. Teens are welcome to join the adventure at any time, no matter their experience level with the game! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Mario Day: Smash Ultimate Battle Arena

San Antonio Public Library Online Join our SAPL Smash Ultimate Battle Arena online! Be a competitor or just a spectator. The SAPL battle arena is all skill levels and a 4 player smash format. To join on your Nintendo Switch select online play, smash, battle arenas, and join the "Mario Day" public arena. Remember that you must have a Nintendo Switch Online membership to participate. ***Register by 03/09/21 to receive an email the day of the event with the battle arena ID***. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Briana Rangel. Staff Contact Number/Email: briana.rangel2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: All Ages. Featured Event: E-Sports. Additional Info: All ages and skill levels are welcome. This is a free play event, not a tournament. Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 4:40 PM – 5:40 PM. For more info visit guides.mysapl.org.

Mario Day @ SAPL: Balloon Battle

San Antonio Public Library Online Ready, Set, GO! Join SAPL staff in this free for all Mario Kart 8 Balloon Battle. We'll hold eight 3 minute rounds where participants fight to protect their balloons. Racers will have all kinds of iconic Mario Kart items to use at their disposal during each round. Balloon Battle Code: 0405-1448-7851. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Cassie Garza. Staff Contact Number/Email: cassandra.garza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Featured Event: E-Sports. Additional Info: All age event! More details on the San Antonio Library Esports libguide. Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit guides.mysapl.org.

Cyberchase Green it Up: Recycled Community Garden

San Antonio Public Library Online Green It Up is a hands-on program designed for children ages 6-8 to inspire a deep appreciation for nature, build STEM skills, and help them feel empowered to take action in their communities to care for the planet, just like their favorite characters from Cyberchase. Students will create a make-believe community garden out of recycled materials. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Staff Contact Name: Cresencia Huff. Staff Contact Number/Email: cresencia.huff@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: KLRN and SAPL Children's Librarians. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Recommended for ages 6-8. Please register at https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ehjqfi110d889ac0&oseq=&c=&ch=. Thursday, March 11, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit events.r20.constantcontact.com.

Story Time Online-Live

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Shannon Seglin. Staff Contact Number/Email: shannon.seglin@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Preschoolers will experience stories, songs and rhymes enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Parents and caregivers are invited to stay after the program for some informal conversation in our facilitated breakout rooms. This online program is recommended for three to five year olds. **Registration closes at the start of the program.**. Thursday, March 11, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Elementary Spanish I

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Daniel Gomez. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9188. Presenter/Instructor: daniel.gomez2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Thursday, March 11, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Noon Time Helping of Comfort Foods & Profiles of Women Chefs

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required*** March is all about Women Chefs and the luck of the Irish! In honor of Women's History Month, we'll profile well-known female chefs, and learn about "Green" Cuisine from Ireland. A two-part series leading up to St. Patrick's Day! Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Jeannette Davies. Staff Contact Number/Email: jeannette.davies@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Jeannette Davies. Audience: Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Featured Event: Women's History Month. Thursday, March 11, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Game Time Live

San Antonio Public Library Online Missing game time with friends? Looking for a place for your K-3rd graders to socialize with other kids in a fun friendly space? Join SAPL Children's Librarians as we launch our first ever Game Time Live on Zoom! Get ready for virtual games like Minute to Win It, Charades, or just a simple dance party. It’s amazing what you can do online! All ages welcome but some reading skills are helpful. Grown ups must be present to log child on and off and be available if needed. Register now and you will receive the link for Game Time Live. You will need paper and a pen or pencil. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Tiffany Durham, Lisa Taylor. Staff Contact Number/Email: tiffany.durham@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Tiffany Durham, Lisa Taylor. Audience: Kids. Family. Thursday, March 11, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Teen Random Fandom

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Random Fandom is for any teen who wants to chat about their favorite fandoms and pop culture. Join us to geek out about anime, movies, TV shows, comics, gaming, and more. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Thursday, March 11, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Film Noir Club

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required*** A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he is investigating. Detective Lieutenant Mark McPherson (Dana Andrews) investigates the killing of Laura Hunt (Gene Tierney), found dead on her apartment floor. McPherson builds a mental picture of the dead girl from the suspects he interviews. He is helped by the striking painting of the late lamented Laura hanging on her apartment wall. But who would have wanted to kill a girl whom every man she met seemed to fall in love with? To make matters worse, McPherson finds himself falling under her spell too. Then one night, halfway through his investigations, something seriously bizarre happens to make him re-think the whole case. *Instructions, for registered patrons, will be sent the day before the program. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Name: Daniel Gomez. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.9180. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Thursday, March 11, 2021, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit archive.org.

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Book Club | The Poppy War

San Antonio Public Library Online Come read and discuss "The Poppy War" by R.F. Kuang with SAPL librarians! We'll be meeting via Zoom around dinner time, so feel free to bring a snack and drink of your choice. You will receive an email reminder with a Zoom link two days before the book club meeting. New members welcome! ***Registration is required***. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Monica Huerta. Staff Contact Number/Email: monica.huerta@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Monica Huerta. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: She is a peasant. She is a student. She is a soldier. She is a goddess. When Rin aced the Keju--the Empire-wide test to find the most talented youth to study at the academies--it was a shock to everyone: to the test officials, who couldn't believe a war orphan from Rooster Province could pass without cheating; to Rin's guardians, who always thought they'd be able to marry Rin off to further their criminal enterprise; and to Rin herself, who realized she was now finally free of the servitude and… Thursday, March 11, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Beginner's Chair Yoga Class

San Antonio Public Library Online Attendees will learn how to perform Chair Yoga in a fun-filled, friendly way. The class will offer many options for seated postures, including standing with chair support to safely stretch, connect within, and find inner peace along with breathing exercise techniques. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Brooke Mjolsness. Staff Contact Number/Email: brooke.mjolsness@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Shari Miller-Gaiennie, professional yoga instructor. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Registration is required and is on a first-come, first-serve basis. The Zoom link will be emailed the day before the program. NOTE: Registration closes March 11 at 5:00 PM. Friday, March 12, 2021, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Baby Time Online - Live

San Antonio Public Library Online Join Children's Librarians from the San Antonio Public Library for an online Baby Time. Babies will experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. Parents and caregivers are invited to stay after the program for some informal conversation in facilitated breakout rooms. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Jasmin Salinas. Staff Contact Number/Email: jasmin.salinas@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Carrie, Robin, Jasmin, Jane and Tiffany. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Recommended for children from birth to confident walkers and their caregivers. **Registration closes at the start of the program.**. Friday, March 12, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Adult Virtual Coloring

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required*** To join, a link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before our event. You will need an internet connection and a device with audio and/or video to join. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Paula Opiela. Staff Contact Number/Email: 2106501122/popiel@neisd.net. Presenter/Instructor: Lisa Leandro and Paula Opiela. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Color with us from the comfort of your own home. Chat about the books you are reading, the shows you are watching, and about whatever is on your mind. Join us for weekly coloring therapy. Coloring has been proven to reduce anxiety and the mental and physical impact of stress. Friday, March 12, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Teen Tryday Friday

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Tryday Friday is for any teen new to tabletop gaming or interested in trying games outside of Dungeons & Dragons. Games are voted on by teens and change every few weeks, depending on how long it takes to get through a story. Give it a try! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Friday, March 12, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Women's Her-story Month Trivia

San Antonio Public Library Online For anyone interested in learning some fun facts about women in history. Or maybe challenging their knowledge about amazing firsts by women. Join us for a trivia event centered around women who made history. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): History. Staff Contact Name: Cristine Mitchamore. Staff Contact Number/Email: cristine.mitchamore@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Family. Seniors. Featured Event: Women's History Month. Additional Info: Register as a team or an individual. Don't wait, register today as space is limited! *One registration per team is required* Instructions for the game will be sent to registered teams the day of the event. Friday, March 12, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Spyfall!

San Antonio Public Library Online Come join us for a delightful game of deception where someone in a group of no more than 10 people is a Spy, and that Spy could be you! Spyfall is a game where a group of people are given an identity card and someone in the group will be assigned the role of Spy. The Spy’s job is to determine where everyone is located and everyone else’s job is to try to guess who the Spy is before the clock runs out. The Spy will use deception to throw everyone off the trail and all other participants will have to ask the right questions to determine who the sneaky spy is. Anyone interested in joining us for the fun will need to register for the event. The event will take place over Zoom and all participants will need to have access to their own phone, computer, or tablet. All participants will need to download the Spyfall app if using a mobile device. In order to have the best experience, we recommend using two devices (laptop/desktop & tablet/smartphone). For more information on the Spyfall game, please visit the Spyfall W… Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Adrian Leal. Staff Contact Number/Email: adrian.leal@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Adrian Leal & Marco De Leon. Audience: Adults. Family. Seniors. Additional Info: https://www.spyfall.app/gamerules. Friday, March 12, 2021, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. For more info visit www.spyfall.app.

Dungeons & Dragons

San Antonio Public Library Online Dust off your spellbooks and sharpen your swords. Central Library is hosting an online Dungeons and Dragons 5e oneshot. This program is for players with some experience playing D&D who are interested in an afternoon adventure. The game will take place over Discord. After you register, you will be sent an email including the information for the Discord server we will be playing on. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Michael Dunbar-Rodney. Staff Contact Number/Email: michael.dunbar-rodney@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: **Games will be run with pre-generated characters. The email with the Discord server invitation will also present you with the character options you can select from. Saturday, March 13, 2021, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Mario Day @ SAPL: Bob-omb Blast

San Antonio Public Library Online Ready, Set, GO! Join SAPL staff in this free for all Mario Kart 8 Bob-omb Blast. We'll hold eight 3 minute rounds where participants fight to protect their stars. Racers will have only the explosive Bob-omb bombs to use against their opponents. Bob-omb Blast Code: 5419-5191-9659. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Cassie Garza. Staff Contact Number/Email: cassandra.garza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Featured Event: E-Sports. Additional Info: All age event! More details on the San Antonio Library Esports libguide. Saturday, March 13, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit guides.mysapl.org.

Teen Bookworms

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Bookworms is a weekly book club for teens on the 210teenlibrary Discord Server. No pre-reading is required. Hang out, read during book club, and share your thoughts! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Saturday, March 13, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Building Your Family Tree (Part 2): Understanding Census Records

San Antonio Public Library Online Looking at historical census records is a great way to begin researching your family tree. We say these documents are a new genealogist's "Best Friend" because they can provide so many valuable clues to a person's life. The class will focus on how to find these census records and how to best understand what it is the record is telling you. This is Part 2 in our 3-part "Beginning Genealogy" series. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Debbie Countess. Staff Contact Number/Email: debbie.countess@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Debbie Countess. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Texana/Genealogy. Additional Info: This program is presented via Zoom. Registration closes 11:00am, March 13. Saturday, March 13, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Teen Gaming Club

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Gaming Club is for any teen with an interest in video games. Hang out with other teens and share/stream what you’re currently playing, discuss your all-time favorite video games, and play games. Teen Gaming Club offers competitive gaming opportunities through tournaments as well. Different types of video gaming (PC, console, and handheld) are welcome! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Saturday, March 13, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Mario Day @ SAPL: Mario Kart 8 100cc Race

San Antonio Public Library Online Ready, Set, GO! Join SAPL staff in this free for all Mario Kart 8 100cc race. Racers will have all kinds of iconic Mario Kart items to use at their disposal during each round. 100cc Race Code: 4590-9554-1291. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Cassie Garza. Staff Contact Number/Email: cassandra.garza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Featured Event: E-Sports. Additional Info: All age event! More details on the San Antonio Library Esports libguide. Saturday, March 13, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit guides.mysapl.org.

Teen Jam Club

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Music & Dance. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Jam Club is for any teen with an interest in music. Whether you already play an instrument, would like to learn how to play something, or just want to share some songs, come hang out with other teens on the server and chat about music. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Monday, March 15, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Four Moves to Avoid Misinformation: Investigate the Source

San Antonio Public Library Online Join us for Investigate the Source, an interactive session to share strategies to identify and avoid online propaganda and misinformation. This hour-long session is part of the Four Moves to Avoid Misinformation series. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Presentation & Lecture. Staff Contact Name: Lorin Flores. Staff Contact Number/Email: lorin.flores@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Lorin Flores/Cindy De Leon. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: We will be meeting (and interacting) in Discord. Please register to receive an invite. You'll need a mobile device or computer with a microphone and internet connection to join the voice discussion. Questions? Contact Lorin Flores at lorin.flores@sanantonio.gov. Monday, March 15, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Elementary Spanish I

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Daniel Gomez. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9188. Presenter/Instructor: daniel.gomez2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Teen Time

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Time is for any teen who just wants to hang out and chat with other teens on the 210teenlibrary Discord Server. Every week is different and you get to decide what activity we do. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Adult Virtual Coloring

San Antonio Public Library Online To join: a link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before our event. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Branch Location: Online. Staff Contact Name: Lisa Leandro. Staff Contact Number/Email: lisa.leandro@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Arts & Culture. Additional Info: Color with us from the comfort of your own home. Chat about the books you are reading, the shows you are watching, and about whatever is on your mind. Join us for some coloring therapy. Coloring has been proven to reduce anxiety and the mental and physical impacts of stress. Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Toddler Time Online Live

San Antonio Public Library Online Toddlers will experience stories, songs and rhymes enhancing their social, emotional and language development. This online program is recommended for children 18 -36 months. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Arlene Richardson. Staff Contact Number/Email: arlene.richardson@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Children's Librarians with the San Antonio Public Library. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Toddlers will experience stories, songs and rhymes enhancing their social, emotional and language development. This online program is recommended for children 18 -36 months. Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table

San Antonio Public Library Online Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table provides children a garden experience where they learn to grow fruits and vegetables and introduces cooking of delicious wholesome foods with fun and delicious recipes. Children learn about the nutritional value of real foods, the origin of foods and diverse food cul­tures. Through hands-on basic cooking and gardening skills they gain the understanding of foods which are healthy for the body and the planet. Recommended for ages 8-12. Presented via Zoom. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Cresencia Huff. Staff Contact Number/Email: cresencia.huff@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: San Antonio Food Bank. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Register for this 16-week series for children ages 8-12 years. Class supplies will be available at the library location you select the week prior to class start. You will receive notification when supplies are ready for contact-free pickup. Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Dungeons & Dragons is a weekly homebrew campaign led by a Teen Dungeon Master. Teens are welcome to join the adventure at any time, no matter their experience level with the game! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table

San Antonio Public Library Online Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table provides children a garden experience where they learn to grow fruits and vegetables and introduces cooking of delicious wholesome foods with fun and delicious recipes. Children learn about the nutritional value of real foods, the origin of foods and diverse food cul­tures. Through hands-on basic cooking and gardening skills they gain the understanding of foods which are healthy for the body and the planet. Recommended for ages 8-12. Presented via Zoom. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Cresencia Huff. Staff Contact Number/Email: cresencia.huff@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: San Antonio Food Bank. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Register for this 16-week series for children ages 8-12 years. Class supplies will be available at the library location you select the week prior to class start. You will receive notification when supplies are ready for contact-free pickup. Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Virtual Mario Kart 8 Tournament

San Antonio Public Library Online Dodge banana peels as you race around Mushroom Kingdom in San Antonio Public Library’s Virtual Mario Kart 8 Tournament! Grab your Switch and try to stay on track. All ages are welcome! Nintendo Switch console and account are required to play. Tournament code: 0378-9819-2427. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Vicky Villalobos. Staff Contact Number/Email: victoria.villalobos@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Cyberchase Green it Up: Deforestation

San Antonio Public Library Online Green It Up is a hands-on program designed for children ages 6-8 to inspire a deep appreciation for nature, build STEM skills, and help them feel empowered to take action in their communities to care for the planet, just like their favorite characters from Cyberchase. Students will explore the topic of deforestation. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Staff Contact Name: Cresencia Huff. Staff Contact Number/Email: cresencia.huff@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: KLRN and SAPL Children's Librarians. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Recommended for ages 6-8. Please register at https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ehjqdex7a9b919b0&oseq=&c=&ch=. Thursday, March 18, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit events.r20.constantcontact.com.

Story Time Online-Live

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Shannon Seglin. Staff Contact Number/Email: shannon.seglin@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Preschoolers will experience stories, songs and rhymes enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Parents and caregivers are invited to stay after the program for some informal conversation in our facilitated breakout rooms. This online program is recommended for three to five year olds. **Registration closes at the start of the program.**. Thursday, March 18, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Elementary Spanish I

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Daniel Gomez. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9188. Presenter/Instructor: daniel.gomez2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Thursday, March 18, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Noon Time Helping of Green Cuisine & Profiles of Women Chefs

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required*** Happy Belated St. Patrick's Day! March is all about Green Cuisine, luck of the Irish and Women Chefs in honor of Women's History Month! Profiling female chefs and foods from the Emerald Isle. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Jeannette Davies. Staff Contact Number/Email: jeannette.davies@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Jeannette Davies. Audience: Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Featured Event: Women's History Month. Thursday, March 18, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Art Club Online

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required***. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Robin Alcorta. Staff Contact Number/Email: robin.alcorta@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Interested in arts and crafts? Want to share your art? Join us virtually for our “Art Club Online” program. There are no special skills required. We will be doing diffusion artwork during our meeting. The following materials are needed if you would like to try this activity: markers, water, paintbrush or dropper, and coffee filters or paper towels. You are welcome to join us to watch, chat, or work on other projects. Geared toward children ages 5-12. Thursday, March 18, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Teen Random Fandom

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Random Fandom is for any teen who wants to chat about their favorite fandoms and pop culture. Join us to geek out about anime, movies, TV shows, comics, gaming, and more. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Thursday, March 18, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Baby Time Online - Live

San Antonio Public Library Online Join Children's Librarians from the San Antonio Public Library for an online Baby Time. Babies will experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. Parents and caregivers are invited to stay after the program for some informal conversation in facilitated breakout rooms. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Jasmin Salinas. Staff Contact Number/Email: jasmin.salinas@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Carrie, Robin, Jasmin, Jane and Tiffany. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Recommended for children from birth to confident walkers and their caregivers. **Registration closes at the start of the program.**. Friday, March 19, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Adult Virtual Coloring

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required*** To join, a link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before our event. You will need an internet connection and a device with audio and/or video to join. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Paula Opiela. Staff Contact Number/Email: 2106501122/popiel@neisd.net. Presenter/Instructor: Lisa Leandro and Paula Opiela. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Color with us from the comfort of your own home. Chat about the books you are reading, the shows you are watching, and about whatever is on your mind. Join us for weekly coloring therapy. Coloring has been proven to reduce anxiety and the mental and physical impact of stress. Friday, March 19, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Teen Tryday Friday

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Tryday Friday is for any teen new to tabletop gaming or interested in trying games outside of Dungeons & Dragons. Games are voted on by teens and change every few weeks, depending on how long it takes to get through a story. Give it a try! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Friday, March 19, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Among Us

San Antonio Public Library Online Join us for a few rounds of the hit app-based game, Among Us! The game takes place in a space-themed setting, in which players each take on one of two roles, most being "Crewmates" and a predetermined number being "Impostors". The goal of the Crewmates is to identify the Impostors, eliminate them, and complete tasks around the map. The Impostors' goal is to covertly sabotage and destroy the Crewmates before they complete all of their tasks. Players suspected to be Impostors may be eliminated via a plurality vote, which any player may initiate at any time. Crewmates win if all Impostors are eliminated or all tasks are completed whereas Imposters win if there is an equal number of Impostors and Crewmates, or if a critical sabotage goes unresolved. For more information on how to play, visit the following URL: http://www.innersloth.com/gameAmongUs.php Participants will need a laptop/desktop to meet via Zoom and will need either a smartphone or tablet to access the Among Us app. Participants will need to… Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Marco De Leon. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9030. Presenter/Instructor: Marco De Leon. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Participants will need a laptop/desktop to meet via Zoom and will need either a smartphone or tablet to access the Among Us app. Participants will need to download the free Among Us app to participate in the game. Friday, March 19, 2021, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM.

More Mirrors, Windows & Doors: Diversity in the Classroom

San Antonio Public Library Online Early childhood teachers of children 0-5 years are invited to attend this free, 2.5 hour virtual workshop. More information and registration details at https://mwd2.eventbrite.com. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Presentation & Lecture. Staff Contact Name: Clair Larkin. Staff Contact Number/Email: clair.larkin@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Little Read Wagon. Audience: Adults. Saturday, March 20, 2021, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit mwd2.eventbrite.com.

Online Toddler Spring Fling Dance Party

San Antonio Public Library Online There’s no party like a virtual toddler dance party! Get your wiggles out as we welcome Spring-toddler style. Join SAPL Children’s Librarians for a Toddler Spring Fling Dance Party as we dance, jump, twist, skip, and move to some fun dance music. Bring a stuffed animal friend to be a dance partner. Grab a small towel, shakers, or ribbons of all colors to wave and shake as we welcome Spring together. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Celebration. Staff Contact Name: Jasmin Salinas. Staff Contact Number/Email: jasmin.salinas@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: All ages welcome, but recommended for confident walkers up to age 36 months. Saturday, March 20, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Teen Bookworms

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Bookworms is a weekly book club for teens on the 210teenlibrary Discord Server. No pre-reading is required. Hang out, read during book club, and share your thoughts! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Saturday, March 20, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Building Your Family Tree (Part 3): Using Vital Records

San Antonio Public Library Online This class will focus on understanding where to find and how to use birth, marriage and death records to help complete your family tree. This is Part 3 in our three-part "Beginning Genealogy" series. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Debbie Countess. Staff Contact Number/Email: debbie.countess@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Debbie Countess. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Texana/Genealogy. Additional Info: This program is presented via Zoom. Registration closes 11:00am, March 20. Saturday, March 20, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Adventurers Book Club: Clean Getaway

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required***Join us to discuss Clean Getaway by Nic Stone. Scoob and his G'Ma take a road trip across the southern US retracing the route his G'Ma and grandfather took 50 years prior. They visit historic sites of racist violence and Scoob uncovers G'Ma's past. Scoob learns what it was like for his grandparents to travel across the south as an interracial couple in the 1960s. And in this present-day trip, Scoob and his G'Ma also experience racism as a white older woman travelling with a black youth. Join us for an important discussion about racism, allies, and being anti-racist. Recommended for children ages 9 and up. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Kristin Yourdon. Staff Contact Number/Email: kristin.yourdon@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Kristin Yourdon, Children's Librarian. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: This live Zoom meeting requires internet and device with video and audio. We'll send you the connection details when you register. Questions? Please contact us. Saturday, March 20, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit mysapl.bibliocommons.com.

Teen Gaming Club

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Gaming Club is for any teen with an interest in video games. Hang out with other teens and share/stream what you’re currently playing, discuss your all-time favorite video games, and play games. Teen Gaming Club offers competitive gaming opportunities through tournaments as well. Different types of video gaming (PC, console, and handheld) are welcome! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Saturday, March 20, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Teen Jam Club

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Music & Dance. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Jam Club is for any teen with an interest in music. Whether you already play an instrument, would like to learn how to play something, or just want to share some songs, come hang out with other teens on the server and chat about music. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Monday, March 22, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Four Moves to Avoid Misinformation: Find Trusted Coverage

San Antonio Public Library Online Join us for Find Trusted Coverage, an interactive session to share strategies to identify and avoid online propaganda and misinformation. This hour-long session is part of the Four Moves to Avoid Misinformation series. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Presentation & Lecture. Staff Contact Name: Lorin Flores. Staff Contact Number/Email: lorin.flores@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Lorin Flores/Cindy De Leon. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: We will be meeting (and interacting) in Discord. Please register to receive an invite. You'll need a mobile device or computer with a microphone and internet connection to join the voice discussion. Questions? Contact Lorin Flores at lorin.flores@sanantonio.gov. Monday, March 22, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Elementary Spanish I

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Daniel Gomez. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9188. Presenter/Instructor: daniel.gomez2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Teen Time

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Time is for any teen who just wants to hang out and chat with other teens on the 210teenlibrary Discord Server. Every week is different and you get to decide what activity we do. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

SAPL Crochet Circle

San Antonio Public Library Online Love all things woolly? We are the group for you. Sew, knit, crochet, anything your fiber loving heart desires. Join us virtually where you can learn an easy crochet pattern or work on your own project and socialize with other fiber minded individuals. To join: a link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before our event. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join. ***Registration is required***. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Miranda ONeill. Staff Contact Number/Email: miranda.o'neill@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. All Ages. Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

SAPL Live Online Chess Game: Librarian vs. Audience

San Antonio Public Library Online If you are a skilled chess player and have access to a computer and an email account, please join us online for an opportunity to be a part of the audience to collectively play a live chess game against a San Antonio Public Librarian. The game is limited to 25 participants and will be hosted using Zoom. Game play is as follows: When the game starts, the Librarian will make a move and then, upon request, the fastest legitimate response in standard algebraic notation (see page 18 and 19 at https://www.fide.com/FIDE/handbook/LawsOfChess.pdf ) by an audience member will be the one used to make the opposing move which is essentially the collective audience move. Please register below (Be sure to put the correct email address so that you can receive the Zoom invitation to enter the game at the designated time). Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Monty Holcomb. Staff Contact Number/Email: adrian.leal@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Monty Holcomb. Audience: Adults. Seniors. All Ages. Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Toddler Time Online Live

San Antonio Public Library Online Toddlers will experience stories, songs and rhymes enhancing their social, emotional and language development. This online program is recommended for children 18 -36 months. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Arlene Richardson. Staff Contact Number/Email: arlene.richardson@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Children's Librarians with the San Antonio Public Library. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table

San Antonio Public Library Online Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table provides children a garden experience where they learn to grow fruits and vegetables and introduces cooking of delicious wholesome foods with fun and delicious recipes. Children learn about the nutritional value of real foods, the origin of foods and diverse food cul­tures. Through hands-on basic cooking and gardening skills they gain the understanding of foods which are healthy for the body and the planet. Recommended for ages 8-12. Presented via Zoom. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Cresencia Huff. Staff Contact Number/Email: cresencia.huff@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: San Antonio Food Bank. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Register for this 16-week series for children ages 8-12 years. Class supplies will be available at the library location you select the week prior to class start. You will receive notification when supplies are ready for contact-free pickup. Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

SAPL Board of Trustees Meeting

Las Palmas Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Board of Trustees. Staff Contact Name: Jessica Zurita. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.2632. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Additional Info: Monthly SAPL Board of Trustees Meeting. Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Dungeons & Dragons is a weekly homebrew campaign led by a Teen Dungeon Master. Teens are welcome to join the adventure at any time, no matter their experience level with the game! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table

San Antonio Public Library Online Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table provides children a garden experience where they learn to grow fruits and vegetables and introduces cooking of delicious wholesome foods with fun and delicious recipes. Children learn about the nutritional value of real foods, the origin of foods and diverse food cul­tures. Through hands-on basic cooking and gardening skills they gain the understanding of foods which are healthy for the body and the planet. Recommended for ages 8-12. Presented via Zoom. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Cresencia Huff. Staff Contact Number/Email: cresencia.huff@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: San Antonio Food Bank. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Register for this 16-week series for children ages 8-12 years. Class supplies will be available at the library location you select the week prior to class start. You will receive notification when supplies are ready for contact-free pickup. Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Lorin & Yanel Play a Game: Doll Explorer Prologue

San Antonio Public Library Online Join Lorin & Yanel as they try out and play a different free Steam game every month. This month's chosen game is Doll Explorer Prologue, a short puzzle game. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Lorin Flores. Staff Contact Number/Email: lorin.flores@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Lorin Flores/Yanel Cepeda. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. For more info visit youtu.be.

Story Time Online-Live

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Shannon Seglin. Staff Contact Number/Email: shannon.seglin@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Preschoolers will experience stories, songs and rhymes enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Parents and caregivers are invited to stay after the program for some informal conversation in our facilitated breakout rooms. This online program is recommended for three to five year olds. **Registration closes at the start of the program.**. Thursday, March 25, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Elementary Spanish I

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Daniel Gomez. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9188. Presenter/Instructor: daniel.gomez2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Thursday, March 25, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Noon Time Helping of THE HEALTHY GREENS & Profiles of Women Chefs

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required*** Sticking with the HEALTHY Greens as Vicente Escobedo from COSA Healthy Neighborhoods Program Department co-hosts. Discover healthy recipes for the entire family! Profiling of female chefs continues. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Jeannette Davies. Staff Contact Number/Email: jeannette.davies@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Jeannette Davies. Audience: Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Featured Event: Women's History Month. Thursday, March 25, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Game Time Live

San Antonio Public Library Online Missing game time with friends? Looking for a place for your K-3rd graders to socialize with other kids in a fun friendly space? Join SAPL Children's Librarians as we launch our first ever Game Time Live on Zoom! Get ready for virtual games like Minute to Win It, Charades, or just a simple dance party. It’s amazing what you can do online! All ages welcome but some reading skills are helpful. Grown ups must be present to log child on and off and be available if needed. Register now and you will receive the link for Game Time Live. You will need paper and a pen or pencil. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Tiffany Durham, Lisa Taylor. Staff Contact Number/Email: tiffany.durham@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Tiffany Durham, Lisa Taylor. Audience: Kids. Family. Thursday, March 25, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Teen Random Fandom

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Random Fandom is for any teen who wants to chat about their favorite fandoms and pop culture. Join us to geek out about anime, movies, TV shows, comics, gaming, and more. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Thursday, March 25, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Beginner's Chair Yoga Class

San Antonio Public Library Online Attendees will learn how to perform Chair Yoga in a fun-filled, friendly way. The class will offer many options for seated postures, including standing with chair support to safely stretch, connect within, and find inner peace along with breathing exercise techniques. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Brooke Mjolsness. Staff Contact Number/Email: brooke.mjolsness@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Shari Miller-Gaiennie, professional yoga instructor. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Registration is required and is on a first-come, first-serve basis. The Zoom link will be emailed the day before the program. NOTE: Registration closes March 25 at 5:00 PM. Friday, March 26, 2021, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Baby Time Online - Live

San Antonio Public Library Online Join Children's Librarians from the San Antonio Public Library for an online Baby Time. Babies will experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. Parents and caregivers are invited to stay after the program for some informal conversation in facilitated breakout rooms. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Jasmin Salinas. Staff Contact Number/Email: jasmin.salinas@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Carrie, Robin, Jasmin, Jane and Tiffany. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Recommended for children from birth to confident walkers and their caregivers. **Registration closes at the start of the program.**. Friday, March 26, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Adult Virtual Coloring

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required*** To join, a link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before our event. You will need an internet connection and a device with audio and/or video to join. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Paula Opiela. Staff Contact Number/Email: 2106501122/popiel@neisd.net. Presenter/Instructor: Lisa Leandro and Paula Opiela. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Color with us from the comfort of your own home. Chat about the books you are reading, the shows you are watching, and about whatever is on your mind. Join us for weekly coloring therapy. Coloring has been proven to reduce anxiety and the mental and physical impact of stress. Friday, March 26, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Teen Tryday Friday

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Tryday Friday is for any teen new to tabletop gaming or interested in trying games outside of Dungeons & Dragons. Games are voted on by teens and change every few weeks, depending on how long it takes to get through a story. Give it a try! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Friday, March 26, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

SAPL Live Trivia

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required*** Put on your thinking caps for SAPL Live Trivia! This program is presented on the last Friday of every month. Compete within your own household or online with friends. Don't wait, register today as space is limited! *One registration per team is required* Instructions for the game will be sent to registered teams the day of the event. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Maria Adams. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.9300. Audience: Adults. Featured Event: Pop Culture. Friday, March 26, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Teen Bookworms

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Bookworms is a weekly book club for teens on the 210teenlibrary Discord Server. No pre-reading is required. Hang out, read during book club, and share your thoughts! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Saturday, March 27, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

“Her”story: Finding Your Female Ancestors

San Antonio Public Library Online "Her"story can often be overlooked as we research our family genealogy. Join us and learn special strategies for uncovering the sometimes "hidden" lives of the women in your family tree. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Debbie Countess. Staff Contact Number/Email: debbie.countess@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Debbie Countess. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Texana/Genealogy. Additional Info: This program is presented via Zoom. Registration closes 11:00am, March 27. Saturday, March 27, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

SAPL Writers

San Antonio Public Library Online Join us for SAPL Writers, a community-created virtual writing group that meets monthly. No genre is left out and all writers are welcome. See the libguide linked above for month-specific challenges, how to get on our SAPL Writers Discord, and topics to get started. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Angela Morrow. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9130/Angela.Morrow@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. All Ages. Saturday, March 27, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit guides.mysapl.org.

Teen Gaming Club

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Gaming Club is for any teen with an interest in video games. Hang out with other teens and share/stream what you’re currently playing, discuss your all-time favorite video games, and play games. Teen Gaming Club offers competitive gaming opportunities through tournaments as well. Different types of video gaming (PC, console, and handheld) are welcome! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Saturday, March 27, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Solve a Mystery

San Antonio Public Library Online The Easter Bunny's basket has gone missing! Easter Bunny has called on an elite squad of detectives to help him find his basket before Easter. A message written in a secret code and a partially eaten chocolate bar are among the clues left at the scene. Join us in using basic forensics skills to figure out what happened to the basket. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Valerie Carroll. Staff Contact Number/Email: valerie.carroll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: ***Registration is required*** This program will be on Zoom. Meeting information will be sent out via email. Saturday, March 27, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Teen Jam Club

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Music & Dance. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Jam Club is for any teen with an interest in music. Whether you already play an instrument, would like to learn how to play something, or just want to share some songs, come hang out with other teens on the server and chat about music. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Monday, March 29, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Four Moves to Avoid Misinformation: Trace the Source

San Antonio Public Library Online Join us for Trace the Source, an interactive session to share strategies to identify and avoid online propaganda and misinformation. This hour-long session is part of the Four Moves to Avoid Misinformation series. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Presentation & Lecture. Staff Contact Name: Lorin Flores. Staff Contact Number/Email: lorin.flores@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Lorin Flores/Cindy De Leon. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: We will be meeting (and interacting) in Discord. Please register to receive an invite. You'll need a mobile device or computer with a microphone and internet connection to join the voice discussion. Questions? Contact Lorin Flores at lorin.flores@sanantonio.gov. Monday, March 29, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Elementary Spanish I

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Daniel Gomez. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9188. Presenter/Instructor: daniel.gomez2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Tuesday, March 30, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Teen Time

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Time is for any teen who just wants to hang out and chat with other teens on the 210teenlibrary Discord Server. Every week is different and you get to decide what activity we do. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Tuesday, March 30, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Toddler Time Online Live

San Antonio Public Library Online Toddlers will experience stories, songs and rhymes enhancing their social, emotional and language development. This online program is recommended for children 18 -36 months. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Arlene Richardson. Staff Contact Number/Email: arlene.richardson@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Children's Librarians with the San Antonio Public Library. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Diabetes 101

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required***. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Sally Bauer. Staff Contact Number/Email: sally.bauer@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Keith Thibodeaux. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Keith Thibodeaux- City of San Antonio Health and Wellness Expert will present a program on Zoom-Diabetes 101. During the program Keith will discuss: What is Diabetes? Symptoms of Diabetes Managing Diabetes. Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table

San Antonio Public Library Online Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table provides children a garden experience where they learn to grow fruits and vegetables and introduces cooking of delicious wholesome foods with fun and delicious recipes. Children learn about the nutritional value of real foods, the origin of foods and diverse food cul­tures. Through hands-on basic cooking and gardening skills they gain the understanding of foods which are healthy for the body and the planet. Recommended for ages 8-12. Presented via Zoom. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Cresencia Huff. Staff Contact Number/Email: cresencia.huff@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: San Antonio Food Bank. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Register for this 16-week series for children ages 8-12 years. Class supplies will be available at the library location you select the week prior to class start. You will receive notification when supplies are ready for contact-free pickup. Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Dungeons & Dragons is a weekly homebrew campaign led by a Teen Dungeon Master. Teens are welcome to join the adventure at any time, no matter their experience level with the game! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table

San Antonio Public Library Online Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table provides children a garden experience where they learn to grow fruits and vegetables and introduces cooking of delicious wholesome foods with fun and delicious recipes. Children learn about the nutritional value of real foods, the origin of foods and diverse food cul­tures. Through hands-on basic cooking and gardening skills they gain the understanding of foods which are healthy for the body and the planet. Recommended for ages 8-12. Presented via Zoom. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Cresencia Huff. Staff Contact Number/Email: cresencia.huff@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: San Antonio Food Bank. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Register for this 16-week series for children ages 8-12 years. Class supplies will be available at the library location you select the week prior to class start. You will receive notification when supplies are ready for contact-free pickup. Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Virtual Mario Kart 8 Tournament

San Antonio Public Library Online Dodge banana peels as you race around Mushroom Kingdom in San Antonio Public Library’s Virtual Mario Kart 8 Tournament! Grab your Switch and try to stay on track. All ages are welcome! Nintendo Switch console and account are required to play. Tournament code: 4993-8369-8987. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Staff. Staff Contact Number/Email: victoria.villalobos@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Story Time Online-Live

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required***. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Shannon Seglin. Staff Contact Number/Email: shannon.seglin@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Preschoolers will experience stories, songs and rhymes enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Parents and caregivers are invited to stay after the program for some informal conversation in our facilitated breakout rooms. This online program is recommended for three to five year olds. **Registration closes at the start of the program.**. Thursday, April 1, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Elementary Spanish I

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Daniel Gomez. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9188. Presenter/Instructor: daniel.gomez2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Thursday, April 1, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Teen Random Fandom

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Random Fandom is for any teen who wants to chat about their favorite fandoms and pop culture. Join us to geek out about anime, movies, TV shows, comics, gaming, and more. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Thursday, April 1, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Baby Time Online-Live

San Antonio Public Library Online Join Children’s Librarians from San Antonio Public Library for an interactive online Baby Time through Zoom. Babies will experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. Parents and caregivers are invited to stay after the program for some informal conversation. Facilitated breakout rooms will be available to maintain smaller group size. **Registration closes at the start of the program.**. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Jasmin Salinas. Staff Contact Number/Email: jasmin.salinas@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Carrie, Robin, Jane, Jasmin, and Tiffany. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Online program is recommended for children from birth to confident walkers and their caregivers. Friday, April 2, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Adult Virtual Coloring

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required*** To join, a link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before our event. You will need an internet connection and a device with audio and/or video to join. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Paula Opiela. Staff Contact Number/Email: 2106501122/popiel@neisd.net. Presenter/Instructor: Lisa Leandro and Paula Opiela. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Color with us from the comfort of your own home. Chat about the books you are reading, the shows you are watching, and about whatever is on your mind. Join us for weekly coloring therapy. Coloring has been proven to reduce anxiety and the mental and physical impact of stress. Friday, April 2, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Teen Tryday Friday

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Tryday Friday is for any teen new to tabletop gaming or interested in trying games outside of Dungeons & Dragons. Games are voted on by teens and change every few weeks, depending on how long it takes to get through a story. Give it a try! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Friday, April 2, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Among Us

San Antonio Public Library Online Join us for a few rounds of the hit app-based game, Among Us! The game takes place in a space-themed setting, in which players each take on one of two roles, most being "Crewmates" and a predetermined number being "Impostors". The goal of the Crewmates is to identify the Impostors, eliminate them, and complete tasks around the map. The Impostors' goal is to covertly sabotage and destroy the Crewmates before they complete all of their tasks. Players suspected to be Impostors may be eliminated via a plurality vote, which any player may initiate at any time. Crewmates win if all Impostors are eliminated or all tasks are completed whereas Imposters win if there is an equal number of Impostors and Crewmates, or if a critical sabotage goes unresolved. For more information on how to play, visit the following URL: http://www.innersloth.com/gameAmongUs.php Participants will need a laptop/desktop to meet via Zoom and will need either a smartphone or tablet to access the Among Us app. Participants will nee… Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Marco De Leon. Staff Contact Number/Email: marco.deleon@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Marco De Leon. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Participants will need a laptop/desktop to meet via Zoom and will need either a smartphone or tablet to access the Among Us app. Participants will need to download the free Among Us app to participate in the game. Friday, April 2, 2021, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM.

Teen Bookworms

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Bookworms is a weekly book club for teens on the 210teenlibrary Discord Server. No pre-reading is required. Hang out, read during book club, and share your thoughts! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Saturday, April 3, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Adult Virtual Coloring

San Antonio Public Library Online To join: a link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before our event. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Lisa Leandro. Staff Contact Number/Email: lisa.leandro@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Arts & Culture. Additional Info: Color with us from the comfort of your own home. Chat about the books you are reading, the shows you are watching, and about whatever is on your mind. Join us for some coloring therapy. Coloring has been proven to reduce anxiety and the mental and physical impacts of stress. Saturday, April 3, 2021, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM.

SAPL Tween | Tween Crochet Time LIVE!

San Antonio Public Library Online Enter the world of crochet by learning the basics in this class covering the slip stitch and the chain stitch. We will be focusing on creating long chains that you can use to create shoelaces, necklaces, bracelets, or use in other ways to create unique decorations! If time permits, more advanced stitches will be covered. The first 20 to register will receive supplies. This program will be live via Zoom! ***Registration is required***. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Jasmin Salinas. Staff Contact Number/Email: jasmin.salinas@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Miss Jasmin & Miss Carrie. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Please register by March 20th to potentially receive supplies. If you have qualified, you will receive an email with further pickup instructions for the craft kit. Saturday, April 3, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Teen Gaming Club

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Gaming Club is for any teen with an interest in video games. Hang out with other teens and share/stream what you’re currently playing, discuss your all-time favorite video games, and play games. Teen Gaming Club offers competitive gaming opportunities through tournaments as well. Different types of video gaming (PC, console, and handheld) are welcome! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Saturday, April 3, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Smash Ultimate Battle Arena

San Antonio Public Library Online Join our SAPL Smash Ultimate Battle Arena online! Be a competitor or just a spectator. The SAPL battle arena is all skill levels and a 4 player smash format. To join on your Nintendo Switch select online play, smash, battle arenas, and join the "SAPL" public arena. Remember that you must have a Nintendo Switch Online membership to participate. ***Register by 04/02/21 to receive an email the day of the event with the battle arena ID***. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Briana Rangel. Staff Contact Number/Email: briana.rangel2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: All Ages. Featured Event: E-Sports. Additional Info: All ages and skill levels are welcome! Saturday, April 3, 2021, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit guides.mysapl.org.

Easter

SAPL Closures All libraries will be closed. Sunday, April 4, 2021. All Locations.

Teen Jam Club

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Music & Dance. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Jam Club is for any teen with an interest in music. Whether you already play an instrument, would like to learn how to play something, or just want to share some songs, come hang out with other teens on the server and chat about music. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Monday, April 5, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Elementary Spanish I

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Daniel Gomez. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9188. Presenter/Instructor: daniel.gomez2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Tuesday, April 6, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Teen Time

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Time is for any teen who just wants to hang out and chat with other teens on the 210teenlibrary Discord Server. Every week is different and you get to decide what activity we do. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Tuesday, April 6, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

SAPL Crochet Circle

San Antonio Public Library Online Love all things woolly? We are the group for you. Sew, knit, crochet, anything your fiber loving heart desires. Join us virtually where you can learn an easy crochet pattern or work on your own project and socialize with other fiber minded individuals. To join: a link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before our event. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join. ***Registration is required***. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Miranda ONeill. Staff Contact Number/Email: miranda.o'neill@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. All Ages. Tuesday, April 6, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

5 in 25 Essential News Vocabulary (April 2021)

San Antonio Public Library Online Events develop quickly, often bringing new concepts and terms that are unfamiliar to us in news broadcasts and everyday conversation. Tune into this short 25 minute monthly Youtube live stream featuring the definitions of 5 current terms in the news. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Lorin Flores. Staff Contact Number/Email: lorin.flores@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Lorin Flores. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, April 6, 2021, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit youtu.be.

Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table

San Antonio Public Library Online Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table provides children a garden experience where they learn to grow fruits and vegetables and introduces cooking of delicious wholesome foods with fun and delicious recipes. Children learn about the nutritional value of real foods, the origin of foods and diverse food cul­tures. Through hands-on basic cooking and gardening skills they gain the understanding of foods which are healthy for the body and the planet. Recommended for ages 8-12. Presented via Zoom. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Cresencia Huff. Staff Contact Number/Email: cresencia.huff@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: San Antonio Food Bank. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Register for this 16-week series for children ages 8-12 years. Class supplies will be available at the library location you select the week prior to class start. You will receive notification when supplies are ready for contact-free pickup. Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Dungeons & Dragons is a weekly homebrew campaign led by a Teen Dungeon Master. Teens are welcome to join the adventure at any time, no matter their experience level with the game! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table

San Antonio Public Library Online Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table provides children a garden experience where they learn to grow fruits and vegetables and introduces cooking of delicious wholesome foods with fun and delicious recipes. Children learn about the nutritional value of real foods, the origin of foods and diverse food cul­tures. Through hands-on basic cooking and gardening skills they gain the understanding of foods which are healthy for the body and the planet. Recommended for ages 8-12. Presented via Zoom. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Cresencia Huff. Staff Contact Number/Email: cresencia.huff@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: San Antonio Food Bank. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Register for this 16-week series for children ages 8-12 years. Class supplies will be available at the library location you select the week prior to class start. You will receive notification when supplies are ready for contact-free pickup. Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Story Time Online-Live

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required***. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Shannon Seglin. Staff Contact Number/Email: shannon.seglin@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Preschoolers will experience stories, songs and rhymes enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Parents and caregivers are invited to stay after the program for some informal conversation in our facilitated breakout rooms. This online program is recommended for three to five year olds. **Registration closes at the start of the program.**. Thursday, April 8, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Elementary Spanish I

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Daniel Gomez. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9188. Presenter/Instructor: daniel.gomez2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Thursday, April 8, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Teen Random Fandom

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Random Fandom is for any teen who wants to chat about their favorite fandoms and pop culture. Join us to geek out about anime, movies, TV shows, comics, gaming, and more. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Thursday, April 8, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Book Club | Leviathan Wakes

San Antonio Public Library Online Are you a fan of Sci-Fi & Fantasy or merely interested in trying a new genre? Look no further! Come read and discuss "Leviathan Wakes (The Expanse, #1)" by James S.A. Corey with SAPL librarians! We'll be meeting via Zoom around dinner time, so feel free to bring a snack and drink of your choice. You will receive an email reminder with a Zoom link two days before the book club meeting. New members welcome! ***Registration is required***. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Monica Huerta. Staff Contact Number/Email: monica.huerta@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Monica Huerta. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Humanity has colonized the solar system—Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt and beyond—but the stars are still out of our reach. Jim Holden is XO of an ice miner making runs from the rings of Saturn to the mining stations of the Belt. When he and his crew stumble upon a derelict ship, the Scopuli, they find themselves in possession of a secret they never wanted. A secret that someone is willing to kill for—and kill on a scale unfathomable to Jim and his crew. War is brewing in the system unless he can find… Thursday, April 8, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Baby Time Online-Live

San Antonio Public Library Online Join Children’s Librarians from San Antonio Public Library for an interactive online Baby Time through Zoom. Babies will experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. Parents and caregivers are invited to stay after the program for some informal conversation. Facilitated breakout rooms will be available to maintain smaller group size. **Registration closes at the start of the program.**. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Jasmin Salinas. Staff Contact Number/Email: jasmin.salinas@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Carrie, Robin, Jane, Jasmin, and Tiffany. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Online program is recommended for children from birth to confident walkers and their caregivers. Friday, April 9, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Adult Virtual Coloring

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required*** To join, a link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before our event. You will need an internet connection and a device with audio and/or video to join. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Paula Opiela. Staff Contact Number/Email: 2106501122/popiel@neisd.net. Presenter/Instructor: Lisa Leandro and Paula Opiela. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Color with us from the comfort of your own home. Chat about the books you are reading, the shows you are watching, and about whatever is on your mind. Join us for weekly coloring therapy. Coloring has been proven to reduce anxiety and the mental and physical impact of stress. Friday, April 9, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Teen Tryday Friday

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Tryday Friday is for any teen new to tabletop gaming or interested in trying games outside of Dungeons & Dragons. Games are voted on by teens and change every few weeks, depending on how long it takes to get through a story. Give it a try! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Friday, April 9, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Spyfall!

San Antonio Public Library Online Come join us for a delightful game of deception where someone in a group of no more than 10 people is a Spy, and that Spy could be you! Spyfall is a game where a group of people are given an identity card and someone in the group will be assigned the role of Spy. The Spy’s job is to determine where everyone is located and everyone else’s job is to try to guess who the Spy is before the clock runs out. The Spy will use deception to throw everyone off the trail and all other participants will have to ask the right questions to determine who the sneaky spy is. Anyone interested in joining us for the fun will need to register for the event. The event will take place over Zoom and all participants will need to have access to their own phone, computer, or tablet. All participants will need to download the Spyfall app if using a mobile device. In order to have the best experience, we recommend using two devices (laptop/desktop & tablet/smartphone). For more information on the Spyfall game, please visit the Spyfall W… Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Adrian Leal. Staff Contact Number/Email: adrian.leal@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Adrian Leal & Marco De Leon. Audience: Adults. Family. Seniors. Additional Info: https://www.spyfall.app/gamerules. Friday, April 9, 2021, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. For more info visit www.spyfall.app.

More Mirrors, Windows & Doors: Diversity in the Classroom

San Antonio Public Library Online Early childhood teachers of children 0-5 years are invited to attend this free, 2.5 hour virtual workshop. More information and registration details at https://mwd2.eventbrite.com. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Presentation & Lecture. Staff Contact Name: Clair Larkin. Staff Contact Number/Email: clair.larkin@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Little Read Wagon. Audience: Adults. Saturday, April 10, 2021, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit mwd2.eventbrite.com.

Dungeons & Dragons

San Antonio Public Library Online Dust off your spellbooks and sharpen your swords. Central Library is hosting an online Dungeons and Dragons 5e oneshot. This program is for players with some experience playing D&D who are interested in an afternoon adventure. The game will take place over Discord. After you register, you will be sent an email including the information for the Discord server we will be playing on. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Michael Dunbar-Rodney. Staff Contact Number/Email: michael.dunbar-rodney@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: **Games will be run with pre-generated characters. The email with the Discord server invitation will also present you with the character options you can select from. Saturday, April 10, 2021, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Teen Bookworms

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Bookworms is a weekly book club for teens on the 210teenlibrary Discord Server. No pre-reading is required. Hang out, read during book club, and share your thoughts! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Saturday, April 10, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

SAPL Spelling Bee: Video Game Themed

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required*** Join us for a spelling bee for video gamers and enthusiasts that is sure to both challenge and entertain. Contestants have to be 9yrs and up to participate. Sign up online at mysapl.org. Maximum 30 contestants. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Other. Staff Contact Name: Cassie Garza. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9150/ cassandra.garza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Additional Info: All age event for spectators. Spelling words will be video gamed themed. A family fun event. Saturday, April 10, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Teen Gaming Club

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Gaming Club is for any teen with an interest in video games. Hang out with other teens and share/stream what you’re currently playing, discuss your all-time favorite video games, and play games. Teen Gaming Club offers competitive gaming opportunities through tournaments as well. Different types of video gaming (PC, console, and handheld) are welcome! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Saturday, April 10, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Teen Jam Club

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Music & Dance. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Jam Club is for any teen with an interest in music. Whether you already play an instrument, would like to learn how to play something, or just want to share some songs, come hang out with other teens on the server and chat about music. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Monday, April 12, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Elementary Spanish I

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Daniel Gomez. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9188. Presenter/Instructor: daniel.gomez2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Teen Time

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Time is for any teen who just wants to hang out and chat with other teens on the 210teenlibrary Discord Server. Every week is different and you get to decide what activity we do. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table

San Antonio Public Library Online Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table provides children a garden experience where they learn to grow fruits and vegetables and introduces cooking of delicious wholesome foods with fun and delicious recipes. Children learn about the nutritional value of real foods, the origin of foods and diverse food cul­tures. Through hands-on basic cooking and gardening skills they gain the understanding of foods which are healthy for the body and the planet. Recommended for ages 8-12. Presented via Zoom. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Cresencia Huff. Staff Contact Number/Email: cresencia.huff@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: San Antonio Food Bank. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Register for this 16-week series for children ages 8-12 years. Class supplies will be available at the library location you select the week prior to class start. You will receive notification when supplies are ready for contact-free pickup. Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Dungeons & Dragons is a weekly homebrew campaign led by a Teen Dungeon Master. Teens are welcome to join the adventure at any time, no matter their experience level with the game! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table

San Antonio Public Library Online Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table provides children a garden experience where they learn to grow fruits and vegetables and introduces cooking of delicious wholesome foods with fun and delicious recipes. Children learn about the nutritional value of real foods, the origin of foods and diverse food cul­tures. Through hands-on basic cooking and gardening skills they gain the understanding of foods which are healthy for the body and the planet. Recommended for ages 8-12. Presented via Zoom. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Cresencia Huff. Staff Contact Number/Email: cresencia.huff@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: San Antonio Food Bank. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Register for this 16-week series for children ages 8-12 years. Class supplies will be available at the library location you select the week prior to class start. You will receive notification when supplies are ready for contact-free pickup. Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Story Time Online-Live

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required***. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Shannon Seglin. Staff Contact Number/Email: shannon.seglin@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Preschoolers will experience stories, songs and rhymes enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Parents and caregivers are invited to stay after the program for some informal conversation in our facilitated breakout rooms. This online program is recommended for three to five year olds. **Registration closes at the start of the program.**. Thursday, April 15, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Elementary Spanish I

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Daniel Gomez. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9188. Presenter/Instructor: daniel.gomez2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Thursday, April 15, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Teen Random Fandom

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Random Fandom is for any teen who wants to chat about their favorite fandoms and pop culture. Join us to geek out about anime, movies, TV shows, comics, gaming, and more. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Thursday, April 15, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Baby Time Online-Live

San Antonio Public Library Online Join Children’s Librarians from San Antonio Public Library for an interactive online Baby Time through Zoom. Babies will experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. Parents and caregivers are invited to stay after the program for some informal conversation. Facilitated breakout rooms will be available to maintain smaller group size. **Registration closes at the start of the program.**. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Jasmin Salinas. Staff Contact Number/Email: jasmin.salinas@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Carrie, Robin, Jane, Jasmin, and Tiffany. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Online program is recommended for children from birth to confident walkers and their caregivers. Friday, April 16, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Adult Virtual Coloring

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required*** To join, a link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before our event. You will need an internet connection and a device with audio and/or video to join. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Paula Opiela. Staff Contact Number/Email: 2106501122/popiel@neisd.net. Presenter/Instructor: Lisa Leandro and Paula Opiela. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Color with us from the comfort of your own home. Chat about the books you are reading, the shows you are watching, and about whatever is on your mind. Join us for weekly coloring therapy. Coloring has been proven to reduce anxiety and the mental and physical impact of stress. Friday, April 16, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Teen Tryday Friday

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Tryday Friday is for any teen new to tabletop gaming or interested in trying games outside of Dungeons & Dragons. Games are voted on by teens and change every few weeks, depending on how long it takes to get through a story. Give it a try! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Friday, April 16, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Among Us

San Antonio Public Library Online Join us for a few rounds of the hit app-based game, Among Us! The game takes place in a space-themed setting, in which players each take on one of two roles, most being "Crewmates" and a predetermined number being "Impostors". The goal of the Crewmates is to identify the Impostors, eliminate them, and complete tasks around the map. The Impostors' goal is to covertly sabotage and destroy the Crewmates before they complete all of their tasks. Players suspected to be Impostors may be eliminated via a plurality vote, which any player may initiate at any time. Crewmates win if all Impostors are eliminated or all tasks are completed whereas Imposters win if there is an equal number of Impostors and Crewmates, or if a critical sabotage goes unresolved. For more information on how to play, visit the following URL: http://www.innersloth.com/gameAmongUs.php Participants will need a laptop/desktop to meet via Zoom and will need either a smartphone or tablet to access the Among Us app. Participants will need to… Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Marco De Leon. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9030. Presenter/Instructor: Marco De Leon. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Participants will need a laptop/desktop to meet via Zoom and will need either a smartphone or tablet to access the Among Us app. Participants will need to download the free Among Us app to participate in the game. Friday, April 16, 2021, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM.

Teen Bookworms

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Bookworms is a weekly book club for teens on the 210teenlibrary Discord Server. No pre-reading is required. Hang out, read during book club, and share your thoughts! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Saturday, April 17, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Adventurers Book Club: Our Friend Hedgehog: The Story of Us

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required*** Join us for a discussion on the beginner chapter book, Our Friend Hedgehog: The Story of Us by Lauren Castillo. It's the story of best friends Hedgehog and Mutty who are separated when a storm hits their island home and then Hedgehog sets off on an adventure to find her friend. This book is a nominee on the 2021-2022 Texas Bluebonnet Award list and is great for kids in grades K-3. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Leslie Elsasser. Staff Contact Number/Email: leslie.elsasser@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Leslie Elsasser. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: This live Zoom meeting requires internet and device with video and audio. We'll send you the connection details when you register. Questions? Please contact us. Saturday, April 17, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit mysapl.bibliocommons.com.

Teen Gaming Club

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Gaming Club is for any teen with an interest in video games. Hang out with other teens and share/stream what you’re currently playing, discuss your all-time favorite video games, and play games. Teen Gaming Club offers competitive gaming opportunities through tournaments as well. Different types of video gaming (PC, console, and handheld) are welcome! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Saturday, April 17, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Teen Jam Club

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Music & Dance. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Jam Club is for any teen with an interest in music. Whether you already play an instrument, would like to learn how to play something, or just want to share some songs, come hang out with other teens on the server and chat about music. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Monday, April 19, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Elementary Spanish I

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Daniel Gomez. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9188. Presenter/Instructor: daniel.gomez2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Teen Time

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Time is for any teen who just wants to hang out and chat with other teens on the 210teenlibrary Discord Server. Every week is different and you get to decide what activity we do. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

SAPL Crochet Circle

San Antonio Public Library Online Love all things woolly? We are the group for you. Sew, knit, crochet, anything your fiber loving heart desires. Join us virtually where you can learn an easy crochet pattern or work on your own project and socialize with other fiber minded individuals. To join: a link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before our event. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join. ***Registration is required***. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Miranda ONeill. Staff Contact Number/Email: miranda.o'neill@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. All Ages. Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Adult Virtual Coloring

San Antonio Public Library Online To join: a link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before our event. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Lisa Leandro. Staff Contact Number/Email: lisa.leandro@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Arts & Culture. Additional Info: Color with us from the comfort of your own home. Chat about the books you are reading, the shows you are watching, and about whatever is on your mind. Join us for some coloring therapy. Coloring has been proven to reduce anxiety and the mental and physical impacts of stress. Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table

San Antonio Public Library Online Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table provides children a garden experience where they learn to grow fruits and vegetables and introduces cooking of delicious wholesome foods with fun and delicious recipes. Children learn about the nutritional value of real foods, the origin of foods and diverse food cul­tures. Through hands-on basic cooking and gardening skills they gain the understanding of foods which are healthy for the body and the planet. Recommended for ages 8-12. Presented via Zoom. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Cresencia Huff. Staff Contact Number/Email: cresencia.huff@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: San Antonio Food Bank. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Register for this 16-week series for children ages 8-12 years. Class supplies will be available at the library location you select the week prior to class start. You will receive notification when supplies are ready for contact-free pickup. Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Dungeons & Dragons is a weekly homebrew campaign led by a Teen Dungeon Master. Teens are welcome to join the adventure at any time, no matter their experience level with the game! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table

San Antonio Public Library Online Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table provides children a garden experience where they learn to grow fruits and vegetables and introduces cooking of delicious wholesome foods with fun and delicious recipes. Children learn about the nutritional value of real foods, the origin of foods and diverse food cul­tures. Through hands-on basic cooking and gardening skills they gain the understanding of foods which are healthy for the body and the planet. Recommended for ages 8-12. Presented via Zoom. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Cresencia Huff. Staff Contact Number/Email: cresencia.huff@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: San Antonio Food Bank. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Register for this 16-week series for children ages 8-12 years. Class supplies will be available at the library location you select the week prior to class start. You will receive notification when supplies are ready for contact-free pickup. Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Story Time Online-Live

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required***. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Shannon Seglin. Staff Contact Number/Email: shannon.seglin@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Preschoolers will experience stories, songs and rhymes enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Parents and caregivers are invited to stay after the program for some informal conversation in our facilitated breakout rooms. This online program is recommended for three to five year olds. **Registration closes at the start of the program.**. Thursday, April 22, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Elementary Spanish I

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Daniel Gomez. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9188. Presenter/Instructor: daniel.gomez2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Thursday, April 22, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Teen Random Fandom

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Random Fandom is for any teen who wants to chat about their favorite fandoms and pop culture. Join us to geek out about anime, movies, TV shows, comics, gaming, and more. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Thursday, April 22, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Adult Virtual Coloring

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required*** To join, a link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before our event. You will need an internet connection and a device with audio and/or video to join. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Paula Opiela. Staff Contact Number/Email: 2106501122/popiel@neisd.net. Presenter/Instructor: Lisa Leandro and Paula Opiela. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Color with us from the comfort of your own home. Chat about the books you are reading, the shows you are watching, and about whatever is on your mind. Join us for weekly coloring therapy. Coloring has been proven to reduce anxiety and the mental and physical impact of stress. Friday, April 23, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Teen Bookworms

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Bookworms is a weekly book club for teens on the 210teenlibrary Discord Server. No pre-reading is required. Hang out, read during book club, and share your thoughts! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Saturday, April 24, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Voces Cósmicas presents “Deferred Dreams”.

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required***. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Plays & Performances. Staff Contact Name: Carlos Loera. Staff Contact Number/Email: carlos.loera@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Voces Cósmicas. Audience: Teens. Adults. Featured Event: National Poetry Month. Additional Info: 2020 was a difficult year for everyone. Many plans, goals, aspirations & pending projects were stifled and, in some cases, abandoned altogether. Virtual gatherings dominated the literary & artistic scene. To commemorate National Poetry Month 2021 we have titled our event, “Deferred Dreams”. We may have had our dreams delayed but not deterred. Join us as we celebrate poetry to combat the pandemic. Poets this year include: Guest Poet: Jim LaVilla-Havelin, SA Express-News Poetry Editor, Alicia Zavala Gal… Saturday, April 24, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Teen Gaming Club

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Gaming Club is for any teen with an interest in video games. Hang out with other teens and share/stream what you’re currently playing, discuss your all-time favorite video games, and play games. Teen Gaming Club offers competitive gaming opportunities through tournaments as well. Different types of video gaming (PC, console, and handheld) are welcome! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Saturday, April 24, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Teen Jam Club

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Music & Dance. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Jam Club is for any teen with an interest in music. Whether you already play an instrument, would like to learn how to play something, or just want to share some songs, come hang out with other teens on the server and chat about music. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Monday, April 26, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Elementary Spanish I

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Daniel Gomez. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9188. Presenter/Instructor: daniel.gomez2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Teen Time

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Time is for any teen who just wants to hang out and chat with other teens on the 210teenlibrary Discord Server. Every week is different and you get to decide what activity we do. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table

San Antonio Public Library Online Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table provides children a garden experience where they learn to grow fruits and vegetables and introduces cooking of delicious wholesome foods with fun and delicious recipes. Children learn about the nutritional value of real foods, the origin of foods and diverse food cul­tures. Through hands-on basic cooking and gardening skills they gain the understanding of foods which are healthy for the body and the planet. Recommended for ages 8-12. Presented via Zoom. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Cresencia Huff. Staff Contact Number/Email: cresencia.huff@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: San Antonio Food Bank. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Register for this 16-week series for children ages 8-12 years. Class supplies will be available at the library location you select the week prior to class start. You will receive notification when supplies are ready for contact-free pickup. Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

SAPL Board of Trustees Meeting

Central Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Event Type(s): Board of Trustees. Staff Contact Name: Jessica Zurita. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.2632. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Additional Info: Monthly SAPL Board of Trustees Meeting. Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Dungeons & Dragons is a weekly homebrew campaign led by a Teen Dungeon Master. Teens are welcome to join the adventure at any time, no matter their experience level with the game! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table

San Antonio Public Library Online Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table provides children a garden experience where they learn to grow fruits and vegetables and introduces cooking of delicious wholesome foods with fun and delicious recipes. Children learn about the nutritional value of real foods, the origin of foods and diverse food cul­tures. Through hands-on basic cooking and gardening skills they gain the understanding of foods which are healthy for the body and the planet. Recommended for ages 8-12. Presented via Zoom. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Cresencia Huff. Staff Contact Number/Email: cresencia.huff@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: San Antonio Food Bank. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Register for this 16-week series for children ages 8-12 years. Class supplies will be available at the library location you select the week prior to class start. You will receive notification when supplies are ready for contact-free pickup. Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Lorin & Yanel Play a Game: Press Any Button

San Antonio Public Library Online Join Lorin & Yanel as they try out and play a different free Steam game every month. This month's chosen game is Press Any Button, a short hour-long arcade-style and interactive game. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Lorin Flores. Staff Contact Number/Email: lorin.flores@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Lorin Flores/Yanel Cepeda. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. For more info visit youtu.be.

Story Time Online-Live

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required***. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Shannon Seglin. Staff Contact Number/Email: shannon.seglin@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Preschoolers will experience stories, songs and rhymes enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Parents and caregivers are invited to stay after the program for some informal conversation in our facilitated breakout rooms. This online program is recommended for three to five year olds. **Registration closes at the start of the program.**. Thursday, April 29, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Elementary Spanish I

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Daniel Gomez. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9188. Presenter/Instructor: daniel.gomez2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Thursday, April 29, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Teen Random Fandom

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Random Fandom is for any teen who wants to chat about their favorite fandoms and pop culture. Join us to geek out about anime, movies, TV shows, comics, gaming, and more. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Thursday, April 29, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Baby Time Online-Live

San Antonio Public Library Online Join Children’s Librarians from San Antonio Public Library for an interactive online Baby Time through Zoom. Babies will experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. Parents and caregivers are invited to stay after the program for some informal conversation. Facilitated breakout rooms will be available to maintain smaller group size. **Registration closes at the start of the program.**. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Jasmin Salinas. Staff Contact Number/Email: jasmin.salinas@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Carrie, Robin, Jane, Jasmin, and Tiffany. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Online program is recommended for children from birth to confident walkers and their caregivers. Friday, April 30, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Adult Virtual Coloring

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required*** To join, a link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before our event. You will need an internet connection and a device with audio and/or video to join. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Paula Opiela. Staff Contact Number/Email: 2106501122/popiel@neisd.net. Presenter/Instructor: Lisa Leandro and Paula Opiela. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Color with us from the comfort of your own home. Chat about the books you are reading, the shows you are watching, and about whatever is on your mind. Join us for weekly coloring therapy. Coloring has been proven to reduce anxiety and the mental and physical impact of stress. Friday, April 30, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Teen Tryday Friday

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Tryday Friday is for any teen new to tabletop gaming or interested in trying games outside of Dungeons & Dragons. Games are voted on by teens and change every few weeks, depending on how long it takes to get through a story. Give it a try! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Friday, April 30, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Teen Bookworms

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Bookworms is a weekly book club for teens on the 210teenlibrary Discord Server. No pre-reading is required. Hang out, read during book club, and share your thoughts! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Saturday, May 1, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Adult Virtual Coloring

San Antonio Public Library Online To join: a link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before our event. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Lisa Leandro. Staff Contact Number/Email: lisa.leandro@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Arts & Culture. Additional Info: Color with us from the comfort of your own home. Chat about the books you are reading, the shows you are watching, and about whatever is on your mind. Join us for some coloring therapy. Coloring has been proven to reduce anxiety and the mental and physical impacts of stress. Saturday, May 1, 2021, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM.

Teen Gaming Club

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Gaming Club is for any teen with an interest in video games. Hang out with other teens and share/stream what you’re currently playing, discuss your all-time favorite video games, and play games. Teen Gaming Club offers competitive gaming opportunities through tournaments as well. Different types of video gaming (PC, console, and handheld) are welcome! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Saturday, May 1, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Smash Ultimate Battle Arena

San Antonio Public Library Online Join our SAPL Smash Ultimate Battle Arena online! Be a competitor or just a spectator. The SAPL battle arena is all skill levels and a 4 player smash format. To join on your Nintendo Switch select online play, smash, battle arenas, and join the "SAPL" public arena. Remember that you must have a Nintendo Switch Online membership to participate. ***Register by 04/30/21 to receive an email the day of the event with the battle arena ID***. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Briana Rangel. Staff Contact Number/Email: briana.rangel2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: All Ages. Featured Event: E-Sports. Additional Info: All ages and skill levels are welcome! Saturday, May 1, 2021, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit guides.mysapl.org.

Teen Jam Club

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Music & Dance. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Jam Club is for any teen with an interest in music. Whether you already play an instrument, would like to learn how to play something, or just want to share some songs, come hang out with other teens on the server and chat about music. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Monday, May 3, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Teen Time

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Time is for any teen who just wants to hang out and chat with other teens on the 210teenlibrary Discord Server. Every week is different and you get to decide what activity we do. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table

San Antonio Public Library Online Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table provides children a garden experience where they learn to grow fruits and vegetables and introduces cooking of delicious wholesome foods with fun and delicious recipes. Children learn about the nutritional value of real foods, the origin of foods and diverse food cul­tures. Through hands-on basic cooking and gardening skills they gain the understanding of foods which are healthy for the body and the planet. Recommended for ages 8-12. Presented via Zoom. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Cresencia Huff. Staff Contact Number/Email: cresencia.huff@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: San Antonio Food Bank. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Register for this 16-week series for children ages 8-12 years. Class supplies will be available at the library location you select the week prior to class start. You will receive notification when supplies are ready for contact-free pickup. Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Dungeons & Dragons is a weekly homebrew campaign led by a Teen Dungeon Master. Teens are welcome to join the adventure at any time, no matter their experience level with the game! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table

San Antonio Public Library Online Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table provides children a garden experience where they learn to grow fruits and vegetables and introduces cooking of delicious wholesome foods with fun and delicious recipes. Children learn about the nutritional value of real foods, the origin of foods and diverse food cul­tures. Through hands-on basic cooking and gardening skills they gain the understanding of foods which are healthy for the body and the planet. Recommended for ages 8-12. Presented via Zoom. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Cresencia Huff. Staff Contact Number/Email: cresencia.huff@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: San Antonio Food Bank. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Register for this 16-week series for children ages 8-12 years. Class supplies will be available at the library location you select the week prior to class start. You will receive notification when supplies are ready for contact-free pickup. Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Teen Random Fandom

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Random Fandom is for any teen who wants to chat about their favorite fandoms and pop culture. Join us to geek out about anime, movies, TV shows, comics, gaming, and more. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Thursday, May 6, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Adult Virtual Coloring

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required*** To join, a link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before our event. You will need an internet connection and a device with audio and/or video to join. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Paula Opiela. Staff Contact Number/Email: 2106501122/popiel@neisd.net. Presenter/Instructor: Lisa Leandro and Paula Opiela. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Color with us from the comfort of your own home. Chat about the books you are reading, the shows you are watching, and about whatever is on your mind. Join us for weekly coloring therapy. Coloring has been proven to reduce anxiety and the mental and physical impact of stress. Friday, May 7, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Teen Tryday Friday

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Tryday Friday is for any teen new to tabletop gaming or interested in trying games outside of Dungeons & Dragons. Games are voted on by teens and change every few weeks, depending on how long it takes to get through a story. Give it a try! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Friday, May 7, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Among Us

San Antonio Public Library Online Join us for a few rounds of the hit app-based game, Among Us! The game takes place in a space-themed setting, in which players each take on one of two roles, most being "Crewmates" and a predetermined number being "Impostors". The goal of the Crewmates is to identify the Impostors, eliminate them, and complete tasks around the map. The Impostors' goal is to covertly sabotage and destroy the Crewmates before they complete all of their tasks. Players suspected to be Impostors may be eliminated via a plurality vote, which any player may initiate at any time. Crewmates win if all Impostors are eliminated or all tasks are completed whereas Imposters win if there is an equal number of Impostors and Crewmates, or if a critical sabotage goes unresolved. For more information on how to play, visit the following URL: http://www.innersloth.com/gameAmongUs.php Participants will need a laptop/desktop to meet via Zoom and will need either a smartphone or tablet to access the Among Us app. Participants will nee… Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Marco De Leon. Staff Contact Number/Email: marco.deleon@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Marco De Leon. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Participants will need a laptop/desktop to meet via Zoom and will need either a smartphone or tablet to access the Among Us app. Participants will need to download the free Among Us app to participate in the game. Friday, May 7, 2021, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM.

Dungeons & Dragons

San Antonio Public Library Online Dust off your spellbooks and sharpen your swords. Central Library is hosting an online Dungeons and Dragons 5e oneshot. This program is for players with some experience playing D&D who are interested in an afternoon adventure. The game will take place over Discord. After you register, you will be sent an email including the information for the Discord server we will be playing on. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Michael Dunbar-Rodney. Staff Contact Number/Email: michael.dunbar-rodney@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: **Games will be run with pre-generated characters. The email with the Discord server invitation will also present you with the character options you can select from. Saturday, May 8, 2021, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Teen Bookworms

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Bookworms is a weekly book club for teens on the 210teenlibrary Discord Server. No pre-reading is required. Hang out, read during book club, and share your thoughts! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Saturday, May 8, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Teen Gaming Club

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Gaming Club is for any teen with an interest in video games. Hang out with other teens and share/stream what you’re currently playing, discuss your all-time favorite video games, and play games. Teen Gaming Club offers competitive gaming opportunities through tournaments as well. Different types of video gaming (PC, console, and handheld) are welcome! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Saturday, May 8, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Teen Jam Club

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Music & Dance. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Jam Club is for any teen with an interest in music. Whether you already play an instrument, would like to learn how to play something, or just want to share some songs, come hang out with other teens on the server and chat about music. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Monday, May 10, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Teen Time

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Time is for any teen who just wants to hang out and chat with other teens on the 210teenlibrary Discord Server. Every week is different and you get to decide what activity we do. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Tuesday, May 11, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table

San Antonio Public Library Online Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table provides children a garden experience where they learn to grow fruits and vegetables and introduces cooking of delicious wholesome foods with fun and delicious recipes. Children learn about the nutritional value of real foods, the origin of foods and diverse food cul­tures. Through hands-on basic cooking and gardening skills they gain the understanding of foods which are healthy for the body and the planet. Recommended for ages 8-12. Presented via Zoom. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Cresencia Huff. Staff Contact Number/Email: cresencia.huff@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: San Antonio Food Bank. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Register for this 16-week series for children ages 8-12 years. Class supplies will be available at the library location you select the week prior to class start. You will receive notification when supplies are ready for contact-free pickup. Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Dungeons & Dragons is a weekly homebrew campaign led by a Teen Dungeon Master. Teens are welcome to join the adventure at any time, no matter their experience level with the game! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table

San Antonio Public Library Online Sow Healthy Garden-to-Table provides children a garden experience where they learn to grow fruits and vegetables and introduces cooking of delicious wholesome foods with fun and delicious recipes. Children learn about the nutritional value of real foods, the origin of foods and diverse food cul­tures. Through hands-on basic cooking and gardening skills they gain the understanding of foods which are healthy for the body and the planet. Recommended for ages 8-12. Presented via Zoom. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Cresencia Huff. Staff Contact Number/Email: cresencia.huff@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: San Antonio Food Bank. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Register for this 16-week series for children ages 8-12 years. Class supplies will be available at the library location you select the week prior to class start. You will receive notification when supplies are ready for contact-free pickup. Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Teen Random Fandom

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Random Fandom is for any teen who wants to chat about their favorite fandoms and pop culture. Join us to geek out about anime, movies, TV shows, comics, gaming, and more. For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Thursday, May 13, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Adult Virtual Coloring

San Antonio Public Library Online ***Registration is required*** To join, a link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before our event. You will need an internet connection and a device with audio and/or video to join. Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Paula Opiela. Staff Contact Number/Email: 2106501122/popiel@neisd.net. Presenter/Instructor: Lisa Leandro and Paula Opiela. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Color with us from the comfort of your own home. Chat about the books you are reading, the shows you are watching, and about whatever is on your mind. Join us for weekly coloring therapy. Coloring has been proven to reduce anxiety and the mental and physical impact of stress. Friday, May 14, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Teen Tryday Friday

San Antonio Public Library Online Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Matthew Loaiza. Staff Contact Number/Email: matthew.loaiza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teen Tryday Friday is for any teen new to tabletop gaming or interested in trying games outside of Dungeons & Dragons. Games are voted on by teens and change every few weeks, depending on how long it takes to get through a story. Give it a try! For teens (ages 13 to 18) only. Teens, fill out this form to join the 210teenlibrary Discord Server: http://bit.ly/210TL. Friday, May 14, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit bit.ly.

Spyfall!

San Antonio Public Library Online Come join us for a delightful game of deception where someone in a group of no more than 10 people is a Spy, and that Spy could be you! Spyfall is a game where a group of people are given an identity card and someone in the group will be assigned the role of Spy. The Spy’s job is to determine where everyone is located and everyone else’s job is to try to guess who the Spy is before the clock runs out. The Spy will use deception to throw everyone off the trail and all other participants will have to ask the right questions to determine who the sneaky spy is. Anyone interested in joining us for the fun will need to register for the event. The event will take place over Zoom and all participants will need to have access to their own phone, computer, or tablet. All participants will need to download the Spyfall app if using a mobile device. In order to have the best experience, we recommend using two devices (laptop/desktop & tablet/smartphone). For more information on the Spyfall game, please visit the Spyfall W… Branch Location: Online. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Adrian Leal. Staff Contact Number/Email: adrian.leal@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Adrian Leal & Marco De Leon. Audience: Adults. Family. Seniors. Additional Info: https://www.spyfall.app/gamerules. Friday, May 14, 2021, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. For more info visit www.spyfall.app.