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I Heart Vinyl

Potranco This day-long event showcases Potranco Branch Library's stellar collection of classic and contemporary vinyl. Branch Location: Potranco Library. Event Type(s): Music & Dance. Staff Contact Name: Paschal Booker. Staff Contact Number/Email: paschal.booker@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Sunday, August 18, 2019.

Weekly Meditation at Parman

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Monty Holcomb. Staff Contact Number/Email: 207-2703. Presenter/Instructor: Naveen Chillara. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! This meditation class will introduce participants to the practice of concentrated focus to increase awareness, reduce stress, and promote total relaxation. These sessions are appropriate for all levels of experience. Free. No registration required. Adults only. Please bring an exercise mat or a towel. Sunday, August 18, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Gentle Stretch Yoga

Pan American Please join us for Yoga activities to include breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures for health and relaxation. All experience levels welcomed. Branch Location: Pan American Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Steven Barrera. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9150 steven.barrera@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. Sunday, August 18, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Mission Embroidery & Craft Group

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: For needle workers interested in the art of embroidery. Bring your stitching project to the library! Get help with your cross stitch, embroidery or learn a new technique. The group welcomes adults who are beginning and advanced. Sunday, August 18, 2019, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Make Beats - Free Music Production Workshop - Ages 9-12

Westfall Liveloops in Garageband. Equipment provided, please RSVP via the provided link. Space is limited. Branch Location: Westfall Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Music & Dance. Staff Contact Name: Angelina Cortes. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9220/ angela.cortes@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Ernest Gonzales. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Please note this event is for ages 9-12 only. Sunday, August 18, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. For more info visit sampl808.weebly.com.

Central Cinema Presents: A Madea Family Funeral

Central When Madea and her family travel to Georgia for a reunion, things take a sudden unexpected turn when they end up planning a funeral which leads to the discovery of family secrets. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Name: Blanca. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Additional Info: Bring snacks to enjoy during the movie. Please validate your parking ticket for free parking for up to 3 hours in the library parking garage. Sunday, August 18, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Walt Whitman Celebration

Cody Local author, Don Mathis, will portray the American poet, essayist, and humanist Walt Whitman in celebration of the poet's 200th birthday. All ages are welcome. Branch Location: Cody Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Other. Staff Contact Name: Marcella McGowan. Staff Contact Number/Email: marcella.mcgowan@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Don Mathis. Audience: All Ages. Sunday, August 18, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

The Igo Stitchery

Igo A place for all lovers of fiber to meet. We welcome all types of needle hand crafts, from knitting and crochet to cross stitch and embroidery - even spinning and weaving if you are willing to bring your wheel or loom! Just bring your current project and enjoy some companionship. If you knit or crochet, there are also opportunities to contribute to different charity projects throughout the year if you wish to participate. These items include hats, scarves, and stuffed toys. This is not a class, but if you would like to learn a new needle art, there are often enough experienced people in the group to help you get started in a new direction. Please contact Carrie Vance or Liz Garza for further information. Branch Location: Igo Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Carrie Vance and Liz Garza. Staff Contact Number/Email: carrie.vance@sanantonio.gov or elizabeth.garza2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Sunday, August 18, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Drop-In Volunteering for Teens

Landa Need service hours for school or want to shine up your college application? Want to experience the library in a whole new way? Awesome! Landa Library has same-day, one-time volunteer opportunities for teens 14-18 years old. Come by during any shift and earn credit the same day. Shifts are available: Wednesdays 4:00-6:30p with Teen Club Saturdays 2:00 - 4:00p Sundays 2:00 - 4:00p Stop by and ask Rebekah for more details. And hey – do you need more than 2 hours or are looking for more of a long term volunteer opportunity? We have that, too! Just ask. Branch Location: Landa Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Rebekah Corley. Staff Contact Number/Email: (210) 207-9090. Audience: Teens. Sunday, August 18, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Pan American Graphic Novel Club

Pan American This is an adult reading group that enjoys graphic novels. This month we are talking about “Platinum End Vol 1” and “Moon Knight Vol 1 From the Dead”. Ask the front desk about these titles! Branch Location: Pan American Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Stephanie Perez. Staff Contact Number/Email: stephanie.perez@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Stephanie Perez. Audience: Adults. Sunday, August 18, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Yarn and Needles and Hooks, Oh My!

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Number/Email: barbara.kwiatkowski@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Bring whatever project you are working on or need help with! This group is for adults of all ages, all skill levels, and all types of needle hand crafts - including spinning and weaving if you want to bring your wheel or loom. This is not a class, but if you would like to learn a new needle art, there are often enough people in the group to help you get started. Join us! Sunday, August 18, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Cosplay Sundays: Causeplaying for Charity

Encino Join us for our six-part series on all things Cosplay! Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Julia Pouliot. Presenter/Instructor: Ally B Cosplay. Audience: Teens. Adults. Featured Event: Teen Summer Reading. Additional Info: Come help us end our cosplay series with a presentation by Ally B Cosplay. Ally B Cosplay will be discussing her work with causeplaying in our community and how you can get involved as well! {For ages 13 and up. Class sizes limited to 20 people.]. Sunday, August 18, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit guides.mysapl.org.

Family Circle Book Club: As Brave as You

Pruitt Tweens & a parent participate in a lively discussion of this award-winning book by Jason Reynolds. Light refreshments served. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Cynthia Saenz. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-650-1122. Audience: Kids. Family. Featured Event: Children's Summer Reading. Additional Info: Copies of book available at circ desk. Sunday, August 18, 2019, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Quilter's Corner

Cortez The Cortez Library Crafters class introduces “Quilters Corner”. Come join us as we learn the basics of quilting. From small projects to blankets, it’s your choice. For beginners and experts alike. Must provide own supplies. Branch Location: Cortez Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: JoAnn Paredes. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.9130/joann.paredes@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Sunday, August 18, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Dueling

Semmes Join fellow duelers for epic Yu-Gi-Oh! Battles. Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Audience: All Ages. Sunday, August 18, 2019, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Sunday Crafternoon

Thousand Oaks It's Craft Time - for Adults! Join us to make quick, easy, handmade crafts to gift or keep for yourself. Each month a anew project. Branch Location: Thousand Oaks Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Sunday, August 18, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Make Beats - Free Music Production Workshop - Adults

Westfall Liveloops in Garageband. Equipment provided, please RSVP via the provided link. Space is limited. Branch Location: Westfall Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Music & Dance. Staff Contact Name: Angelina Cortes. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9220/angela.cortes@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Ernest Gonzales. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Please note this event it for adults only. Sunday, August 18, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit sampl808.weebly.com.

Getting Crafty

Cortez Come join us and get your crafting on! Every other month we do crocheting, and the opposite month we make crafts. Whether you are a beginner or pro, we welcome you with open arms. Branch Location: Cortez Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: JoAnn Paredes. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.9130. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Monday, August 19, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Adult Low Impact Circuit Training and 30 min Core Training

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Monty Holcomb. Staff Contact Number/Email: 207-2703. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Low Impact Circuit Training is part of the award winning Fitness in the Park program. This fun and challenging class is 100% free and open to the public. No registration is required. Just show up and exercise with us! 30 min. Core Training class right after will blast your abs by performing specific exercises to strengthen the muscles. Monday, August 19, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Time

Semmes Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Randi Jones. Staff Contact Number/Email: randi.jones@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Randi Jones. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Monday, August 19, 2019, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Health & Wellness Workshop

Mission Join this six-week program to help you enjoy a healthier life! This program provides the tools you need to take control of your health. You will learn how to manage your health on a daily basis in a fun and supportive environment. Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Meeting Room South. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Monday, August 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM.

Baby Time

Pruitt Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme, and repetition. Plan on a 15-20 minute program with time for baby and caregiver socializing afterwards. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Cynthia Saenz. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-650-1122. Audience: Kids. Family. Monday, August 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Story Time

Semmes Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Randi Jones. Staff Contact Number/Email: randi.jones@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Randi Jones. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity, with art or craft activity to follow. Recommended for three to five year olds. Monday, August 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Barre Fitness Class

Great Northwest Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Number/Email: catherine.prazak@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: All classes are free and open to the public. All fitness levels are welcome. No registration is required. This program is offered through San Antonio Parks and Recreation Fitness in the Park program. Monday, August 19, 2019, 12:00 PM – 12:55 PM.

Veterans: Need Help with Housing and Benefits?

Central The American GI Forum National Veterans Outreach Program’s Supportive Services for Veterans Families program (SSVF) offers Rapid Rehousing assistance for homeless veterans and veteran families. These services include case management, assistance with VA and public benefits, and short-term temporary financial assistance. Please note that homeless non-veterans do not qualify for the SSVF program. If you fall in this category, outreach specialists will connect you to the appropriate employment readiness and non-veteran resources. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Foyer. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Deedee Lu or Cynthia de Leon. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-2500. Presenter/Instructor: Roy Martinez, Outreach Specialist. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: For more information please call GI Forum (San Pedro office) at 210-233-8505. Monday, August 19, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.agif-nvop.org.

Join Seniors In Play (SIP)

Forest Hills Interested in the Performing Arts? Join Seniors In Play (SIP)! SIP allows seniors to explore themselves and others and share those discoveries with their community through theater. Meets twice weekly. Branch Location: Forest Hills Library. Event Type(s): Plays & Performances. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210 207 9230. Presenter/Instructor: Seniors In Play (SIP). Audience: Adults. Seniors. Monday, August 19, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Core Training

Great Northwest Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Number/Email: catherine.prazak@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: All classes are free and open to the public. All fitness levels are welcome. No registration is required. This program is offered through San Antonio Parks and Recreation Fitness in the Park program. Monday, August 19, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Read to a Dog

Schaefer Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Children can practice their developing literacy skills by reading aloud individually to a therapy dog, which will be accompanied by the animal handler. All young readers are welcome. Monday, August 19, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Free Snacks

Johnston Partnering with the San Antonio Food Bank, Johnston library will be providing youth (ages 0-18) a FREE snack and also the opportunity to participate in fun enrichment activities at the library. Branch Location: Johnston Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Other. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: Youth are ages 0-18. Monday, August 19, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Lego Club

McCreless Come be creative with LEGO bricks! Recommended for school-age children due to small size of some bricks. A limited number of DUPLO bricks are available for younger children. Please note: LEGO and DUPLO creations must stay at the library. Branch Location: McCreless Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Joseph Gonzales. Staff Contact Number/Email: josephgonzales3@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Joseph. Audience: Kids. Teens. Family. Additional Info: Just bring your imagination! Monday, August 19, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Digital Emergency

Parman Need help with SAPL's downloadable digital content such e-books, e-audiobooks, and the OverDrive, Libby, and RBDigital apps? Parman staff is here to assist you in a one-on-one session. Contact us to schedule your visit. Please bring your mobile device (eReader, Kindle, tablet, smart phone, etc.) fully charged and with all relevant login information so that we may best assist you. Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Audience: Adults. Seniors. All Ages. Monday, August 19, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Dungeons and Dragons

Igo Ages 13-18. Join us as we embark on an amazing journey. It doesn’t matter if you are a new adventurer or have been on numerous quests. This is a place for everyone looking for excitement. Branch Location: Igo Library. Room: Auditorium. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Laura Herman. Staff Contact Number/Email: laura.herman@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Ages 13-18 only. Monday, August 19, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Lego Club

Pan American Branch Location: Pan American Library. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Valerie Shelley. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9150. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Come be creative with LEGO bricks! Recommended for school-age children due to small size of some bricks. A limited number of DUPLO bricks are available for younger children. Please note: LEGO and DUPLO creations must stay at the library. Monday, August 19, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

San Antonio Needlework Guild @ Encino

Encino Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Michelle Ricondo. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9250. Presenter/Instructor: Joan Vanderbrink ad The SA Needlework Guild. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Arts & Culture. Additional Info: The San Antonio Needlework Guild would like to invite stitchers to come stitch with us on the third Monday of the month. Bring whatever project you are doing. We have plenty of room and the light is good. Monday, August 19, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:45 PM.

McCreless Walking Club

McCreless Come join us for simple walks on a nature trail suitable for beginners. We will meet at McCreless at 5:20 pm and leave for Southside Lions Park East at 5:30. The walk is about an hour long and starts at 5:45. Those under 18 should be accompanied by an adult. Branch Location: McCreless Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Al Chavez. Staff Contact Number/Email: alfred.chavez@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Al Chavez. Audience: All Ages. Additional Info: Walk will be cancelled if it is raining. Monday, August 19, 2019, 5:45 PM – 7:00 PM.

Teen Craft & Movie Night

Great Northwest Visit the library for Teen Craft & Movie Monday for teens ages 13-18 years old. This week we are watching "E.T.". Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Movies. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teens ages 13-18 years old. Monday, August 19, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

PoeTree

Igo Branch Location: Igo Library. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Audience: Adults. Featured Event: Arts & Culture. Additional Info: We create and discuss poetry. Open to poetry lovers and poets at any level of experience, from newbie to published. Monday, August 19, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Schaefer Chess Club

Schaefer Join us Monday evenings for Chess at Schaefer Branch Library. No experience required. Learn the basics or test your skills against other Schaefer patrons! Fun and relaxed learning environment, open to all ages. Chess sets provided. Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Mason. Staff Contact Number/Email: mason.matthews@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Mason. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Additional Info: Chess for all ages and skill levels. Chess sets provided. 6:00 - 7:30pm at Schaefer Branch Library. Monday, August 19, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Toddler Time

Johnston Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months but young children of all ages are welcome. Branch Location: Johnston Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Miss Tiffany. Audience: Family. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 10:10 AM – 11:00 AM.

Meditation Session

Pan American Meditation has been proven to be a powerful tool in fighting the stress that comes with daily life. Come quiet the noise of the outside world and spend some time practicing meditation. All people are welcome. Branch Location: Pan American Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Steven Barrera. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9150 steven.barrera@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Abel Menchaca. Audience: Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Alamo Area Woodcarvers

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Barbara Kwiatkowski. Staff Contact Number/Email: barbara.kwiatkowski@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Alamo Area Woodcarvers. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Join the Alamo Area Woodcarvers for community carving. Beginners welcome. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Story Time

Johnston Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for three to five year olds but young children of all ages are welcome. Branch Location: Johnston Library. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Miss Tiffany. Audience: Family. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 12:10 PM – 1:10 PM.

Fitness in the Park @ Semmes: Low Impact Circuit Training

Semmes Circuit training classes include a variety of activities geared toward increasing endurance, power, strength, stamina, and speed. Exercises focus on flexibility and agility, giving you a total body workout. An exercise "circuit" refers to one completion of all exercises in the program. Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Mission Table Tennis

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Large Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Why should kids have all the fun? Table Tennis Time just for adults! No matter your level of experience come and play at Mission. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Afternoon Book Club

Igo Join the members of the Afternoon Book Club for compelling reads and engaging discussions on a variety of books! Some of 2019's picks will include "Jillian Boxfish Takes a Walk" by Kathleen Rooney, "Factfullness" by Hans Rosling, and "Anne of Green Gables" by L.M. Montgomery. No Sign-Up required. Pick up a copy of the current book at the Igo circulation desk. Branch Location: Igo Library. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Elizabeth Garza. Staff Contact Number/Email: elizabeth.garza2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Learn Nature

Great Northwest Come meet some of your animal friends with Tom Kinsey and the Learn Nature crew; Randolph the baby snake, her big friend Racket, Sarah and Roseanne the playful rats, Teddy Toad, and more. Maybe even Fred, Wilma and their cockroach buddies. Touch animals and take pictures with them. Come learn more about the animals that live all around us and how they make our world a happier place. Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Cari Raley. Staff Contact Number/Email: cari.raley@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Tom Kinsey. Audience: Kids. Family. All Ages. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 2:00 PM.

Fitness in the Park @ Semmes: Yoga

Semmes Exercise your mind, body and soul. Yoga helps reduce anxiety, improve flexibility, relieve stress and improve respiratory functions. Try one of several types of yoga offered, including our Family Friendly Yoga classes that are open to families with young children. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that, today, is practiced as a graceful form of exercise. It involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner, great for stretching and serenity. Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Chess Club!

Cody Join us on Tuesdays at 4PM for strategy and games. Feel free to bring your own chessboard! All skill levels welcome, including beginners. Ages 7 - 18. Branch Location: Cody Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Amy Rae Weaver. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9100. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: Join us on Tuesdays at 4PM for strategy and games. Feel free to bring your own chessboard! All skill levels welcome, including beginners. Ages 7 - 18. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Free Snacks

Johnston Partnering with the San Antonio Food Bank, Johnston library will be providing youth (ages 0-18) a FREE snack and also the opportunity to participate in fun enrichment activities at the library. Branch Location: Johnston Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Other. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: Youth are ages 0-18. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Lego Club

Johnston LEGO® lovers unite! Come and get creative with LEGOs! Recommended for children ages 3-12, but all are welcome. Library provides all Lego. Branch Location: Johnston Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Please note: Lego creations must stay at the library. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

LEGO Club

Igo Come have fun with LEGO bricks of all sizes and let your creativity come to life! Challenge yourself and build to the theme of the week or build whatever your imagination can design. Either way, you are bound to have fun and meet other LEGO architects. All LEGO creations must stay at the library. LEGO Club meets the first and third Tuesdays of the month. Branch Location: Igo Library. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Teen Time

Semmes All teens are welcome to study, play games, or hang out. Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Other. Audience: Teens. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Teen Time

Mission Teens (13-18) are welcome to join us each week during the summer for a different activity including board and video games, movies, crafts, cooking, and more. Branch Location: Mission Library. Event Type(s): Other. Audience: Teens. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Executive Book Review

Cody ***Registration is required*** Marisa Ortiz will present "The Four Agreements" in the quiet room of the Cody Public Library. Light snacks will be available. Branch Location: Cody Library. Room: Quiet Room. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Marcella McGowan. Staff Contact Number/Email: marcella.mcgowan@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Peter Braueler. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit executivebookreview.com.

Teen Time @ Maverick

Maverick Tired of the same old summer plans? Mix it up this summer with Teen Time @ Maverick! It’s YOUR program; YOU decide what you want to do – watch a movie & snack, do a craft, play video or tabletop games? See you Tuesdays @ 5:30! Branch Location: Maverick Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Mary Lou Bleichwehl. Staff Contact Number/Email: mary.bleichwehl@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Featured Event: Teen Summer Reading. Additional Info: Make some new friends or just bring your old ones with you! Ages 13 – 18 only. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Make Shrinky Dinks

Memorial Enjoying making shrinky dinks! This fun activity lets you create various characters or images, which are then heated - causing them to shrink and thicken but keep their color and shape. The result is a cute decoration or keepsake! This program is great for adults and kids alike. It is free to attend. Branch Location: Memorial Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Freddy Hudson. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9140. Audience: Kids. Adults. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Teen Time

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Monty Holcomb. Staff Contact Number/Email: 207-2703. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: If your high school age, feel free to join us for a variety of games and other activities. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 5:45 PM – 7:45 PM.

Teen Time!

Cody Ages 13-18 only! Come to Teen Time for art, crafting, technology, competition, or something completely different. You decide what we do! Branch Location: Cody Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Amy Rae Weaver. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9100. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Ages 13-18 only! Come to Teen Time for art, crafting, technology, competition, or something completely different. You decide what we do! Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Adult Coloring and COAST

Cortez Join us for our weekly adult coloring and COAST (Cortez Older Adult Social Time)! We'll have puzzles, games, coloring, light refreshments and music playing while you chat with your neighbors and relax. Branch Location: Cortez Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Madeline Vasquez. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.9130. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Voices de la Luna

Tobin Monthly meeting of the poetry group Voices de la Luna. Branch Location: Tobin Library. Event Type(s): Presentation & Lecture. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Mission Dark Bishop Chess Club

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. All Ages. Additional Info: Whether you are just learning or are a master join us to play and learn. All ages and skill levels are welcome! Open to new players. No registration required. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Dance Now!

Mission Want to explore new dance moves? Come and join us for the love of dance! Together we will be learning different types of routines each month. Ages 18 and up are welcome to join. Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Meeting Room North. Event Type(s): Music & Dance. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Twisted Stitches

Potranco Love all things woolly? We are the group for you. Sew, knit, and crochet, anything your fiber loving heart desires. We are an easy going meet-up group. We do have some supplies for your use including yarn, crochet hooks and knitting needles. I will have an easy beginner pattern to follow for those of you that would like it. Come out and enjoy the fun!! For ages 9 and up. Branch Location: Potranco Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Miranda O'Neill. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Additional Info: Meet-up group for ages 9 and up. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Baby Time

Semmes Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme, and repetition. Plan on a fifteen to twenty minute program with time for baby and caregiver socializing afterwards. Recommended for babies up to 18 months. Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Audience: Kids. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Tai Chi for Seniors

Carver Join us for this ancient Chinese practice of light exercise and meditation. Branch Location: Carver Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Braulia Carrillo. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9180. Presenter/Instructor: Anita Rogers. Audience: Seniors. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Basic Crochet

Memorial Come by and join the crochet fun! Supplies are furnished, but if you prefer you can bring your own supplies. All skill levels are welcome. Branch Location: Memorial Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Lupe Pinales. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9140. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Story Time

Semmes Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Randi Jones. Staff Contact Number/Email: randi.jones@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Randi Jones. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity, with art or craft activity to follow. Recommended for three to five year olds. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Barre Fitness Class

Great Northwest Barre Fitness classes use a combination of postures inspired by ballet and other disciplines like Yoga and Pilates. The barre (or chair) is used as a prop to balance while performing exercises that focus on isometric strength training (holding your body still while you contract a specific group of muscles). Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Number/Email: catherine.prazak@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: All classes are free and open to the public. All fitness levels are welcome. No registration is required. This program is offered through San Antonio Parks and Recreation Fitness in the Park program. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 12:00 PM – 12:55 PM.

Hand Bee

Encino Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Michelle Ricondo. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9250. Presenter/Instructor: Encino Park Hand Bee Group. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Arts & Culture. Additional Info: Do you sew? Knit? Quilt? Tat? Are you interested in learning more? Join an experienced group for a Wednesday afternoon of hand sewing, advice and conversation. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM.

YOGA for Seniors

Carver Join us for a low intensity form of Yoga using movement, breathing and posture to improve your health. These non-strenuous exercises will increase relaxation, strengthen your muscles and joints and enrich the mind, body and spirit. Classes are taught by an experienced teacher. Branch Location: Carver Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Braulia Carrillo. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9180. Presenter/Instructor: Gloria Simmons. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Join Seniors In Play

Forest Hills Interested in the Performing Arts? Join Senior In Play (SIP)! SIP allows seniors to explore themselves and others and share those discoveries with their community through theater. Meets twice weekly. Branch Location: Forest Hills Library. Event Type(s): Plays & Performances. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210 207 9230. Presenter/Instructor: Seniors In Play (SIP). Audience: Adults. Seniors. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Core Training

Great Northwest Core Training classes will blast your abs by performing specific exercises to strengthen the muscles. Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Number/Email: catherine.prazak@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: All classes are free and open to the public. All fitness levels are welcome. No registration is required. This program is offered through San Antonio Parks and Recreation Fitness in the Park program. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Baby Time

Semmes Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Randi Jones. Staff Contact Number/Email: randi.jones@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Randi Jones. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme, and repetition. Plan on a fifteen to twenty minute program with time for baby and caregiver socializing afterwards. Recommended for babies up to 18 months. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Cane Fu

Mission Come and learn about the art of Cane Chi with Mr. Robert Anguiano Jr. Cane Fu is a basic self-defense program that incorporates a cane. Mr. Anguiano is a certified Cane Master and Black Belt with the American Cane System and has over 10 years of experience. He will share his experience of learning that a cane is not a crutch and is useful in many other ways. 10 canes will be provided, or bring your own. First-come, first served. Branch Location: Mission Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Story Time

Carver Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity, with art or craft activity to follow. Recommended for three to five year olds. Branch Location: Carver Library. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Braulia Carrillo. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210 207 9180. Presenter/Instructor: Braulia Carrillo. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Introduction to Ancestry.com (Library Edition)

Texana and Genealogy One of the most popular genealogy databases available today, see how Ancestry (Library Edition) is organized and learn the best ways to begin researching your family history. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Connect Training Center. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Matt De Waelsche. Staff Contact Number/Email: thomas.dewaelsche@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Matt De Waelsche. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Texana/Genealogy. Additional Info: ***Registration is required*** Seating is limited. The Central Library has available parking in an attached City Parking Garage accessible via Soledad Street. Library users receive 3 hours free parking; after that time the flat rate is currently $5.00. Parking tickets are validated at the Central Library 1st floor Information Desk, near the public computer area. This is a self-service process and only takes a few seconds. Staff will be happy to help if you have any questions. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Teen Video Gaming

Great Northwest Looking for something to do during Summer break? Bring your friends for some friendly competition on the Nintendo Switch, WiiU, or PS4. For teens ages 13-18 years old. Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teens ages 13-18 years old. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Family Game Time

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Meeting Room South. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Where kids and their families can play board games and video games with each other. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Free Snacks

Johnston Partnering with the San Antonio Food Bank, Johnston library will be providing youth (ages 0-18) a FREE snack and also the opportunity to participate in fun enrichment activities at the library. Branch Location: Johnston Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Other. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: Youth are ages 0-18. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Volunteering with Teen Club

Landa Want to shine up your resume or college application by earning volunteer hours? Want to help develop your team-building and leadership skills in a for-real fun environment with other teens like you? Awesome! Come to Landa Teen Club - you can do all those things at our weekly meetup where we plan projects, make cool stuff, learn new things, and hang out with friends old and new. You can join us as a Drop-In or sign-up to be a regular volunteer. Whatever works for you! Stop by and talk to Rebekah for more details. Drop-In Volunteering is a same-day, one-time volunteer opportunity for teens 14-18 years old. Just come in on that day to earn hours. Regular volunteering requires a short application process and then you can earn hours throughout the year around your schedule. Branch Location: Landa Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Rebekah Corley. Staff Contact Number/Email: (210) 207-9090. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Jewelry Making

Memorial Enjoy a fun jewelry making class. Supplies are provided. All skill levels welcome. Branch Location: Memorial Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Lupe Pinales. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9140. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Tween Time

Semmes Come chill with us! We do crafts and play games. Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Tween Time. Audience: Kids. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Teen Time

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Every week is something different! We could be watching movies, playing music, video or tabletop gaming, crafting, making delicious food, or just hanging out. Come and see for yourself! Teens 13-18 only, please. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM.

Teen Club

Landa Teen Club is a place just for you! Cooking how-tos, film screenings, experimenting with tech, or just hanging out – we do a little bit of everything and you help make it happen. Meet some new friends or bring your own – all teens 13-18 welcome! And Hey – want volunteer hours? We can help with that. Come talk to us and find out more. Branch Location: Landa Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Rebekah Corley. Staff Contact Number/Email: rebekah.corley@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Teen Time At Pruitt

Pruitt Teens, ages 13-18 are encouraged to come and hang out for an awesome activity weekly. Gaming, movies, anime, and crafting are included as possible activities. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Sheri Watkins. Staff Contact Number/Email: vertis.watkins@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Bazan’s Journal & Planner club

Bazan Need some space to write your thoughts and plan for world domination? You can write, plan, swap stationery, and chat about it. The Bazan’s Journal & Planner Club meets every third Wednesday. Branch Location: Bazan Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Enedina Hernandez Prater. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9160/enedina.prater@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Staff. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: This program is for adults 18 and over only. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:15 PM.

Teen Time

Igo Come and play games, make a craft or just hang out with your friends. Activities will be different each week. Ages 13-18 only. Branch Location: Igo Library. Room: Auditorium. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Laura Herman. Staff Contact Number/Email: laura.herman@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Ages 13-18 only. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Teen Time: Bento Box 101

Pan American We'll be learning how to make cute but delicious treats. Try your hand at making a flower out of sliced ham, sausages in the shape of an octopus or cute bunnies out of apple slices. Please inform staff present of any food allergies. Available while supplies last. Branch Location: Pan American Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Cassie Garza. Staff Contact Number/Email: cassandra.garza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teens only 13yrs-18yrs. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.justonecookbook.com.

Teen Time!

Thousand Oaks Wednesday nights belong to the teen! Join us for fun, food, board games, video games, crafts, conversation, laughs, and more. Teens 13-18 years old are welcome! Branch Location: Thousand Oaks Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Kimberly King. Staff Contact Number/Email: kimberly.king@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Libraries & Labyrinths

Encino The end of the summer campaign of Libraries and Labyrinths! Come play Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition each Wednesday night during summer in an ongoing campaign. New D&D players welcome, but seating is limited. We have dice to share! Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Mark Hall. Staff Contact Number/Email: mark.hall@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Mark Hall. Audience: Teens. Adults. Additional Info: Contact Mark for campaign information and character discussion. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:45 PM.

Teen Time

Johnston This is your time. Each week is different and you get to decide what we do. We could make a craft, cook something, or just hang out and play video or board games. Branch Location: Johnston Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Raishell Williams. Staff Contact Number/Email: donnishia.williams@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teens between ages 13-18 are welcomed to join us. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Teen Time

Westfall Every week is different! You get to decide what activity we do. Sometimes we play board games, do crafts, play video games, or make crazy food, but there is always laughter and the chance to make new friends! Teens 13-18. Branch Location: Westfall Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Teen Time

Schaefer Join us in the teen space to hang out, meet friends, and learn something new. Ages 13-18 only, please. Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Athena Readers Book Club

Johnston Please join us for a discussion of Min Jin Lee's Pachinko. Branch Location: Johnston Library. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Share what you read and discover something new! Free books for participants! Refreshments provided! Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Teen Time

McCreless Branch Location: McCreless Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Come to Teen Time for crafts, snacks, games, or just hang out. You decide what we do! Ages 13-18 on;y, please. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM.

Citizenship Class

Pruitt No registration necessary; continuous enrollment. Class start and end dates? It starts when you attend and ends when you are done learning. Classes are in English. Classes are for adults only and free. The purpose is to prepare students for the naturalization process and test and to teach about the rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Rae Downen. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-650-1122. Presenter/Instructor: Rae Downen. Audience: Adults. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Conversation Club (Advanced ESL)

Westfall Join fellow learners in practicing your English language skills. Focus on comprehension, speaking, pronunciation, and conversational skills. We will read and discuss different news topics every week. Come LEARN with us! Branch Location: Westfall Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Languages. Staff Contact Name: Michelle D. Rickman. Staff Contact Number/Email: (210) 207-9228 / michelle.rickman@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Additional Info: Drop-in help available during Open Hours in LEARN@sapl: T/Th./F/Sat. 10am-6pm & W 12-8pm. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit guides.mysapl.org.

Bazan’s Snail Mail Social Club

Bazan Do you enjoy writing letters, post cards or have a pen-pal? Need some space to write to a loved one or even to your future self? Join like-minded people who enjoy the art of snail mail. Don’t have a pen-pal? We can help! The Bazan’s Snail Mail Social Club meets every third Wednesday. Branch Location: Bazan Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Enedina Hernandez Prater. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9160/enedina.prater@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Staff. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: This is an adult, 18 and over only program. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Wednesday Evening Book Group

Brook Hollow This group meets on the third Wednesday of every month. They discuss mainly fiction, along with the occasional non-fiction title. Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Cinema Terrible: Cosmos: War of the Planets

Central Cosmos: War of the Planets is an Italian space opera considered to be a remake of a Mario Bava space horror film. It features killer robots, impossibly weird futuristic couture, an evil supercomputer, and an incoherent plot that not even the film’s four scriptwriters could fix. We'll be also featuring our very first heckler panel! Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Name: Lorin Flores. Staff Contact Number/Email: lorin.flores@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Lorin Flores. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: We'll provide the popcorn, BYOD (bring your own non-alcoholic drinks) and bring your MST3K-style heckling skills to add to the witticisms provided by our heckle leaders! Up to 3 hours free parking at the Central Library Garage! Validate your parking ticket at the 1st floor Reference desk. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. For more info visit www.meetup.com.

Las Palmas Book Club

Las Palmas Please join us for a lively discussion of the book The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware. Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.mysapl.org.

Computer Basics

Bazan Branch Location: Bazan Library. Room: Learn Center. Event Type(s): Classes (Computer). Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Additional Info: Learn computer basics, including the use of a mouse and touch typing skills. No registration required; space limited. Thursday, August 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Mystery Book Club

Landa Branch Location: Landa Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Karen Sebesta. Staff Contact Number/Email: karen.sebesta@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Karen Sebesta. Audience: Adults. Featured Event: Live Smart/Learn Well. Additional Info: You are invited to join this congenial group for a lively discussion of the month's selected mystery. You are welcome to bring a sack lunch; beverages are provided. Please contact Landa at 207-9090 for this month's title. Thursday, August 22, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Toddler Time

Semmes Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Randi Jones. Staff Contact Number/Email: randi.jones@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Randi Jones. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement, enhancing their social, emotional, and language development. Plan on a twenty-minute program then stay for up to forty additional minutes of open play with a variety of early learning materials. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Thursday, August 22, 2019, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM.

Mission Table Tennis

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Large Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Why should kids have all the fun? Table Tennis Time just for adults! No matter your level of experience come and play at Mission. Thursday, August 22, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Fitness in the Park @ Encino: Low Impact Circuit Training

Encino Low impact workouts are a great way to get active while reducing the risk of injury! Low Impact Circuit Training classes are easier on the body removing certain exercises that place more stress on the hip & knee joints; running/sprinting and jumping. The goal of each class is to provide a total body workout. Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Mark Hall. Staff Contact Number/Email: mark.hall@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Kamla. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Thursday, August 22, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Learn Nature

Semmes Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Randi Jones. Staff Contact Number/Email: randi.jones@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Randi Jones. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Tom Kinsey is San Antonio's favorite naturalist. Mr. Kinsey and his critters will be at Semmes Branch Library for a hands-on opportunity to learn about nature. Designed for young children, but all ages are welcome. Thursday, August 22, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Fitness in the Park @ Encino: Yoga

Encino Exercise your mind, body, and soul. Yoga teaches a set of practices – physical poses (asanas), breathing exercises (pranayama) and meditation (dhyana). Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Mark Hall. Staff Contact Number/Email: mark.hall@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Kamla. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Thursday, August 22, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM.

Thursday Afternoon Book Group

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Join us for a discussion about the latest fiction and non-fiction titles every third Thursday of the month! Thursday, August 22, 2019, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Semmes Chess Club

Semmes Whether you are a beginner or a world champion, there's always a game on here. Come and play with us. Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. All Ages. Thursday, August 22, 2019, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM.

Teen Gaming!

Cody Ages 13-18 only! Unwind after school at the Cody Branch Library by playing video games, card games, or board games! Branch Location: Cody Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Amy Rae Weaver. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9100. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Ages 13-18 only! Unwind after school at the Cody Branch Library by playing video games, card games, or board games! Thursday, August 22, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Free Snacks

Johnston Partnering with the San Antonio Food Bank, Johnston library will be providing youth (ages 0-18) a FREE snack and also the opportunity to participate in fun enrichment activities at the library. Branch Location: Johnston Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Other. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: Youth are ages 0-18. Thursday, August 22, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Just Google It!

Las Palmas Has anyone ever told you to “Just Google It”? This class will help you learn how to search Google and will include some specialized methods to get just the right results. Discover the benefits of using Google to find information. Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Classes (Computer). Audience: Teens. Adults. Thursday, August 22, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit youtu.be.

August Thursday Nights @ Teen Library

Central Thursdays: what a bunch of options. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Teen Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Regina. Staff Contact Number/Email: regina.almanza@sanantonio.gov/207.2678. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Nothing is planned for the last two Thursday nights of August, so be here to suggest something. Maybe it's some art, maybe it's some craft, maybe a movie, maybe it's making a snack. If we've got it, and it's doable in the time and space, then let's do it! Thursday, August 22, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.instagram.com.

Teen Time Video Games

Guerra Branch Location: Guerra Library. Room: Barrera Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Audience: Teens. Thursday, August 22, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Wizard of Oz Movie Showing

Cortez Celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Wizard of Oz! Watch as Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home. Light refreshments served. Branch Location: Cortez Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Name: Brooke Mjolsness. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.9130/brooke.mjolsness@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Raquel Rodriguez. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Thursday, August 22, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.imdb.com.

Play Sudoku

Memorial Have fun playing sudoku! This game will test your logic, as you look for the right combination of numbers to fill a 9×9 grid. Each column, each row, and each of the nine 3×3 boxes that compose the grid must contain all of the digits from 1 to 9. See if you have what it takes to solve a sudoku puzzle! Program is free to attend. Branch Location: Memorial Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Freddy Hudson. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9140. Audience: Teens. Adults. Thursday, August 22, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Yoga for Beginners

Maverick This session offers simple and powerful yoga postures to bring stability and balance. Branch Location: Maverick Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Jef Martin. Staff Contact Number/Email: 207-9060/jef.martin@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Ramakrishnan Karunakaran. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Thursday, August 22, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Family Circuit Training

Semmes Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Family. Additional Info: Circuit Training classes include a variety of activities geared towards increasing endurance, power, strength, stamina, and speed. Exercises will also focus on flexibility and agility, giving you a great total body workout. An exercise "circuit" refers to one completion of all prescribed exercises in the program. Thursday, August 22, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Criterion Collection Movie Club

Mission For August's meeting of the Criterion Collection Movie Club, we'll be showing The Spy Who Came In From the Cold (1965), a tense thriller about a British spy on a mission in East Germany during the Cold War. This movie is based off the novel of the same name by John le Carré. Light refreshments will be provided. Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Meeting Room South. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Name: Mari Castellano. Audience: Adults. Thursday, August 22, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Potranco Writers Group

Potranco Join us for the adults-only Potranco Writers Group. Whether you are a veteran writer / poet / essayist, or someone who has dreamed of putting words on a page, but have yet to do so, we are creating a welcoming environment to explore the words and stories begging to come through you. We will share and discuss works in progress, challenges in your writing process and, if you’ve yet to start writing, how to move you along into the inner adventure of your life. Branch Location: Potranco Library. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Paschal Booker. Staff Contact Number/Email: paschal.booker@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: This group meets the SECOND and FOURTH Thursdays of every month. Thursday, August 22, 2019, 6:15 PM – 7:30 PM.

Parman Café - Special Presentation: Yoga with Maggie G.

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Room: Meeting Room A. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Barbara Kwiatkowski. Staff Contact Number/Email: barbara.kwiatkowski@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Maggie G. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Live Smart/Learn Well. Additional Info: Special guest at Parman Café: Maggie G. Yoga for all! All levels welcome. Monthly community Yoga class. Tea and light snacks provided. Bring your mat! Every 4th Thursday of the month at Parman. Registration highly recommended , space is limited. Thursday, August 22, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:15 PM.

Citizenship Class

Bazan The course will be 16 weeks long and space is strictly limited. Textbooks will be provided. Branch Location: Bazan Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Emily Flores. Staff Contact Number/Email: emily.flroes@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Additional Info: Please call Emily Flores with questions about registering for the course at 210.207.9168. Friday, August 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

Moms Crochet and Play Group

Forest Hills Branch Location: Forest Hills Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Mary Naylor. Staff Contact Number/Email: Mary.naylor@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Family. Additional Info: Moms meet to crochet or knit while their children play. Bring your own supplies, children welcome. Friday, August 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Pop-in Puzzlemania

Pruitt Children and families are welcome to pop in anytime into our Kid Zone and help build any of our awesome puzzles. Come in and do your part! Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Cynthia Saenz. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-650-1122. Audience: Kids. Family. Friday, August 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Tai Chi for Seniors

Mission Join us for this ancient Chinese practice of light exercise and meditation. Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Meeting Room South. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Seniors. Friday, August 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Level I Hatha Yoga

Igo Bring a yoga mat. Branch Location: Igo Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: irene frances scharf. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9080 irene.scharf@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Belinda Stallings-Kovach. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Participants should know the basic yoga poses and breathing techniques and be able to get down and up from the yoga mat unassisted. Friday, August 23, 2019, 10:15 AM – 11:30 AM.

Academia América - a Path to Citizenship

Las Palmas Academia América provides education programs and services to immigrants who qualify to apply for U.S. citizenship to help them prepare for the naturalization examination. For registration information, please call Academia América at 210-910-6363. Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210 910-6363. Presenter/Instructor: Academia América. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Friday, August 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.academiaamerica.org.

Qigong

Pan American Qigong is a holistic system of coordinated body posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used for health and spirituality. Due to the nature of the class, participants arriving late will not be admitted. Branch Location: Pan American Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Presenter/Instructor: Mary Martha. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Live Smart/Learn Well. Additional Info: Join us at the Pan American Branch Library for Qigong. All experience levels are welcomed. Friday, August 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Fitness in the Park @ Schaefer: Yoga

Schaefer Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9300. Presenter/Instructor: Kamla Mangseth. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Join Instructor Kamla Mangseth for yoga every Friday. Classes are free and all fitness levels are encouraged to attend. Friday, August 23, 2019, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Guerra Chess Club

Guerra Kids, Teens, Adults, Family, Seniors, All Ages Chess is a great game for all ages. Join our group each Friday to learn about the game and to meet other chess players. Branch Location: Guerra Library. Room: Barrera Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Dexter Katzman. Staff Contact Number/Email: dexter.katzman@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Ruben Lozano. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Additional Info: Kids, Teens, Adults, Family, Seniors, All Ages Chess is a great game for all ages. Join our group each Friday to learn about the game and to meet other chess players. Friday, August 23, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Cortez Chess Club

Cortez Do you enjoy puzzles and games? Then we'd be delighted to have you join us for our weekly chess club! Play and chat with other chess enthusiasts while learning the finer points of the game and improving your skill. Branch Location: Cortez Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Brooke Mjolsness. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.9132. Presenter/Instructor: David Pacheco. Audience: All Ages. Friday, August 23, 2019, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Free Snacks

Johnston Partnering with the San Antonio Food Bank, Johnston library will be providing youth (ages 0-18) a FREE snack and also the opportunity to participate in fun enrichment activities at the library. Branch Location: Johnston Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Other. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: Youth are ages 0-18. Friday, August 23, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

LEGO® Club

Memorial Build. Play. Create. Join in the fun of LEGO® Club. Designed for children age five to twelve due to small size of bricks. Please note that LEGO® creations stay at the library so there will be plenty of bricks for the next LEGO® Club meeting. Branch Location: Memorial Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Friday, August 23, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Pokémon Club

Mission Do you want to be the very best?! Do you want to catch them all?! Then join us for some Pokéfun! No matter your experience, if you're a true Pokémon master or just getting into the games, feel free to join us! All versions of the Pokémon games are welcome! Come try out Let’s Go Pikachu on the Switch. Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Meeting Room South. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Briana Rangel. Staff Contact Number/Email: briana.rangel2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: All Ages. Additional Info: We can teach you how to play and build your pokédecks! Must bring your own devices and cards to play. A deck MUST have 60 cards, with a combination of Pokémon, Trainers, and Energies to battle. Friday, August 23, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.pokemon.com.

Come and Go Crafts

Encino Drop in and make a craft to take home. Look for the craft table in the children's room. Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Ann Laird. Staff Contact Number/Email: Ann.Laird@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Saturday, August 24, 2019.

Saturday Morning Walk

Semmes Join us every Saturday morning for a 1.2 mile walk around the Library Loop in Comanche Lookout Park. We will meet at the library entrance and head out as a group at 9:30 AM. Branch Location: Semmes Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Megan Stanley. Staff Contact Number/Email: Megan.Stanley@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

ESL (English as a Second Language) for Advanced Students

Bazan Join us for our weekly English as a Second Language class. This class is designed for advanced learners. Branch Location: Bazan Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Additional Info: No registration necessary; continuous enrollment. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Ladies' Choice Book Club

Maverick Branch Location: Maverick Library. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: The Ladies' Choice Book Club reads both fiction and non-fiction titles. Please request the books at the reference/information desk. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Craft and Creation Club (for Teens)

Schaefer Are you a teen that likes to draw, color, or just make stuff out of anything lying around? Check out the Craft and Creation Club. It's for teens and run by teens. Ages 13-18 only, please. Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Cindy Cruz. Audience: Teens. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Time

Pruitt Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Cynthia Saenz. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-650-1122. Audience: Kids. Family. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Zumba

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Presenter/Instructor: Fitness in the Park. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Working out doesn't feel like work when you’re having fun. That’s why using dance is a great way to burn calories, tone up and increase your endurance. Dance is a great way to work on your overall fitness. It improves your cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and balance. Come and join us. Registration highly recommended. Call branch for details. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Harry Potter Movie Marathon

Guerra Saturday 8/24-Sorcerer’s stone and Chamber of Secrets Sunday 8/25-Prisoner of Azkaban and Goblet of Fire Saturday 9/7-Order of the Phoenix and Half Blood Prince Sunday 9/8 Deathly Hallows 1 & 2. Branch Location: Guerra Library. Room: Barrera Room. Event Type(s): Movies. Audience: All Ages. Additional Info: The Guerra Library will host a Harry Potter movie marathon. Refreshments will be provided. Saturday 8/24-Sorcerer’s stone and Chamber of Secrets Sunday 8/25-Prisoner of Azkaban and Goblet of Fire Saturday 9/7-Order of the Phoenix and Half Blood Prince Sunday 9/8 Deathly Hallows 1 & 2. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Academia América - a Path to Citizenship

Las Palmas Academia América provides education programs and services to immigrants who qualify to apply for U.S. citizenship to help them prepare for the naturalization examination. For registration information, please call Academia América at 210-910-6363. Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210 910-6363. Presenter/Instructor: Academia América. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.academiaamerica.org.

Teen Video Game Club

Mission Teens (13-18) are welcome to come every week to play on our Wii U system. Branch Location: Mission Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Audience: Teens. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

ESL (English as a Second Language) Reading Circle

Bazan Join us for our weekly English as a Second Language Reading Circle! You will have the chance to practice your pronunciation and reading comprehension skills. No registration necessary; continuous enrollment. Branch Location: Bazan Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Chess Club

Las Palmas Whether you want to improve your skill level, learn new strategies, or just want to get started with chess, this is the club for you. All skill levels are welcomed. Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Audience: Teens. Adults. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 12:00 PM. For more info visit youtu.be.

Wizard of Oz Escape!

Schaefer ***Registration is required*** Do you have what it takes to get out of Oz in time? Assemble your team (up to 6 people) and reserve your spot today. *Only one person needs to make the reservation for the team. Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Maria Adams. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9300. Audience: Teens. Adults. Featured Event: Pop Culture. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM.

Math Tutoring

Westfall ***Registration is required*** High school students volunteer to tutor math for elementary and middle school students. Space is limited. Branch Location: Westfall Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Scrapbooking Club at Parman

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Room: Meeting Room A. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Presenter/Instructor: Christina Rayna. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Arts & Culture. Additional Info: Come join us for an afternoon of paper therapy. Each crop will begin with a demonstration of a technique, layout idea or project. You will then have the opportunity to work on your own paper projects--cardmaking, scrapbooking, or other paper crafts. Share some time with others who love working with paper crafts and get some projects done. All levels of expertise are welcome. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 1:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Wizard of Oz Escape!

Schaefer ***Registration is required*** Do you have what it takes to get out of Oz in time? Assemble your team (up to 6 people) and reserve your spot today. *Only one person needs to make the reservation for the team. Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Maria Adams. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9300. Audience: Teens. Adults. Featured Event: Pop Culture. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

TamboRhythms

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Plays & Performances. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: TamboRhythms is all about drums – and drums are all about the beat! Join Jorge Ochoa at the Brook Hollow Branch Library and participate in his loud and rowdy drum circle. Children of all ages (and their grown-ups) are invited. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

How to Get A Trademark

Igo Are you a small business owner? Do you want nationwide protection for your business name? As your business grows, so does your need to help consumers identify you as the source of your unique product or service. Patent and Trademark lawyer Samar Shah will walk you through the process of getting a trademark for your small business. Branch Location: Igo Library. Room: Auditorium. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Gamini Haluwana. Staff Contact Number/Email: gamini.haluwana@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Samar K. Shah. Audience: Adults. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Drop-In Volunteering for Teens

Landa Need service hours for school or want to shine up your college application? Want to experience the library in a whole new way? Awesome! Landa Library has same-day, one-time volunteer opportunities for teens 14-18 years old. Come by during any shift and earn credit the same day. Shifts are available: Wednesdays 4:00-6:30p with Teen Club Saturdays 2:00 - 4:00p Sundays 2:00 - 4:00p Stop by and ask Rebekah for more details. And hey – do you need more than 2 hours or are looking for more of a long term volunteer opportunity? We have that, too! Just ask. Branch Location: Landa Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Rebekah Corley. Staff Contact Number/Email: (210) 207-9090. Audience: Teens. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Learn Nature with Tom Kinsey

Tobin Tom Kinsey is San Antonio’s favorite naturalist. Mr. Kinsey and his critters will be at the Tobin at Oakwell Branch Library for a hands-on opportunity to learn about nature. Designed for young children but all ages are welcome. Branch Location: Tobin Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Presenter/Instructor: Tom Kinsey. Audience: Kids. Family. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Westfall Join fellow learners in practicing your English language skills. Focus on speaking, listening, writing and reading. Improve your pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and conversational skills. Come LEARN with us! Branch Location: Westfall Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Languages. Staff Contact Name: Michelle D. Rickman. Staff Contact Number/Email: (210) 207-9228 / michelle.rickman@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Additional Info: Drop-in help available during Open Hours in LEARN@sapl: T/Th./F/Sat. 10am-6pm & W 12-8pm. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit guides.mysapl.org.

Wizard of Oz Escape!

Schaefer ***Registration is required*** Do you have what it takes to get out of Oz in time? Assemble your team (up to 6 people) and reserve your spot today to see if you can escape the room in time. *Only one person needs to make the reservation for the team. Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Maria Adams. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9300. Audience: Teens. Adults. Featured Event: Pop Culture. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM.

Bad Girls Romance Club

Bazan When nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a beast-like creature arrives to demand retribution for it. Dragged to a treacherous magical land she only knows about from legends, Feyre discovers that her captor is not an animal, but Tamlin--one of the lethal, immortal faeries who once ruled their world.As she dwells on his estate, her feelings for Tamlin transform from icy hostility into a fiery passion that burns through every lie and warning she's been told about the beautiful, dangerous world of the Fae. But an ancient, wicked shadow over the faerie lands is growing, and Feyre must find a way to stop it . . . or doom Tamlin--and his world--forever. The August read will be A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas. Branch Location: Bazan Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Enedina Prater. Staff Contact Number/Email: enedina.prater@sanantonio.gov/210-207-9162. Presenter/Instructor: STAFF. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: For adults 18+ only. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit sanantoniotx.rbdigital.com.

Cult Classics at Pan American

Pan American Each month, a different cult classic movie is screened at Pan American Library. Contact the library to see which movie is featured this month. Light refreshments are always provided. Branch Location: Pan American Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Name: Steven Barrera. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9150 steven.barrera@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Mission Table Tennis

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Large Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Adults. Featured Event: Live Smart/Learn Well. Additional Info: Why should kids have all the fun? Table Tennis Time just for adults! No matter your level of experience come and play at Mission. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Wizard of Oz Escape!

Schaefer ***Registration is required*** Do you have what it takes to get out of Oz in time? Assemble your team (up to 6 people) and reserve your spot today to see if you can escape the room in time. *Only one person needs to make the reservation for the team. Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Maria Adams. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9300. Audience: Teens. Adults. Featured Event: Pop Culture. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM.

Digital Emergency

Parman Need help with SAPL's downloadable digital content such e-books, e-audiobooks, and the OverDrive, Libby, and RBDigital apps? Parman staff is here to assist you in a one-on-one session. Contact us to schedule your visit. Please bring your mobile device (eReader, Kindle, tablet, smart phone, etc.) fully charged and with all relevant login information so that we may best assist you. Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Audience: Adults. Seniors. All Ages. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Wizard of Oz Escape!

Schaefer ***Registration is required*** Do you have what it takes to get out of Oz in time? Assemble your team (up to 6 people) and reserve your spot today to see if you can escape the room in time. *Only one person needs to make the reservation for the team. Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Maria Adams. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9300. Audience: Teens. Adults. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM.

Wizard of Oz Escape!

Schaefer ***Registration is required*** Do you have what it takes to get out of Oz in time? Assemble your team (up to 6 people) and reserve your spot today to see if you can escape the room in time. *Only one person needs to make the reservation for the team. Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Maria Adams. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9300. Audience: Teens. Adults. Featured Event: Pop Culture. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

I Heart Vinyl

Potranco This day-long event showcases Potranco Branch Library's stellar collection of classic and contemporary vinyl. Branch Location: Potranco Library. Event Type(s): Music & Dance. Staff Contact Name: Paschal Booker. Staff Contact Number/Email: paschal.booker@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Sunday, August 25, 2019.

Weekly Meditation at Parman

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Monty Holcomb. Staff Contact Number/Email: 207-2703. Presenter/Instructor: Naveen Chillara. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! This meditation class will introduce participants to the practice of concentrated focus to increase awareness, reduce stress, and promote total relaxation. These sessions are appropriate for all levels of experience. Free. No registration required. Adults only. Please bring an exercise mat or a towel. Sunday, August 25, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Harry Potter Movie marathon

Guerra Saturday 8/24-Sorcerer’s stone and Chamber of Secrets Sunday 8/25-Prisoner of Azkaban and Goblet of Fire Saturday 9/7-Order of the Phoenix and Half Blood Prince Sunday 9/8 Deathly Hallows 1 & 2. Branch Location: Guerra Library. Room: Barrera Room. Event Type(s): Movies. Audience: All Ages. Additional Info: The Guerra Library will host a Harry Potter movie marathon. Refreshments will be provided. Saturday 8/24-Sorcerer’s stone and Chamber of Secrets Sunday 8/25-Prisoner of Azkaban and Goblet of Fire Saturday 9/7-Order of the Phoenix and Half Blood Prince Sunday 9/8 Deathly Hallows 1 & 2. Sunday, August 25, 2019, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Gentle Stretch Yoga

Pan American Please join us for Yoga activities to include breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures for health and relaxation. All experience levels welcomed. Branch Location: Pan American Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Steven Barrera. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9150 steven.barrera@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. Sunday, August 25, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Mission Embroidery & Craft Group

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: For needle workers interested in the art of embroidery. Bring your stitching project to the library! Get help with your cross stitch, embroidery or learn a new technique. The group welcomes adults who are beginning and advanced. Sunday, August 25, 2019, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Feral Cat - Trap Neuter Release Training

Forest Hills Presented by the Feral Cat Coalition, a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing the suffering and overpopulation of feral and abandoned cats through free, humane Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR). Branch Location: Forest Hills Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Community. Presenter/Instructor: San Antonio Feral Cat Coalition. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Learn how you can help outdoor community cats using the ONLY method that works! By attending just one class, you will learn the basics about the TNR process; how to safely and humanely manage and reduce the outdoor cat population numbers; low-cost spay/neuter options; free trap loan resources; after-surgery recovery protocols; and how to help solve cat nuisance problems. Sunday, August 25, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

The Igo Stitchery

Igo A place for all lovers of fiber to meet. We welcome all types of needle hand crafts, from knitting and crochet to cross stitch and embroidery - even spinning and weaving if you are willing to bring your wheel or loom! Just bring your current project and enjoy some companionship. If you knit or crochet, there are also opportunities to contribute to different charity projects throughout the year if you wish to participate. These items include hats, scarves, and stuffed toys. This is not a class, but if you would like to learn a new needle art, there are often enough experienced people in the group to help you get started in a new direction. Please contact Carrie Vance or Liz Garza for further information. Branch Location: Igo Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Carrie Vance and Liz Garza. Staff Contact Number/Email: carrie.vance@sanantonio.gov or elizabeth.garza2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Sunday, August 25, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Drop-In Volunteering for Teens

Landa Need service hours for school or want to shine up your college application? Want to experience the library in a whole new way? Awesome! Landa Library has same-day, one-time volunteer opportunities for teens 14-18 years old. Come by during any shift and earn credit the same day. Shifts are available: Wednesdays 4:00-6:30p with Teen Club Saturdays 2:00 - 4:00p Sundays 2:00 - 4:00p Stop by and ask Rebekah for more details. And hey – do you need more than 2 hours or are looking for more of a long term volunteer opportunity? We have that, too! Just ask. Branch Location: Landa Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Rebekah Corley. Staff Contact Number/Email: (210) 207-9090. Audience: Teens. Sunday, August 25, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Semmes Sunday Stitchers

Semmes Do you knit, crochet, cross stitch? Bring your latest project and join us for an afternoon of stitching fun. Branch Location: Semmes Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Audience: All Ages. Sunday, August 25, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Yarn and Needles and Hooks, Oh My!

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Number/Email: barbara.kwiatkowski@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Bring whatever project you are working on or need help with! This group is for adults of all ages, all skill levels, and all types of needle hand crafts - including spinning and weaving if you want to bring your wheel or loom. This is not a class, but if you would like to learn a new needle art, there are often enough people in the group to help you get started. Join us! Sunday, August 25, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

American Sign Language Meet up

Potranco Meet others in our community who are interested in American Sign Language, Deaf Culture, and other related educational and community resources. Branch Location: Potranco Library. Event Type(s): Community. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Sunday, August 25, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Wizard of Oz-Craft and Movie Screening

Schaefer Help us celebrate the 80th anniversary of one of the most beloved movies of all time, the Wizard of Oz. There will be a craft before the movie (the movie will start at 2:30p). Come dressed as your favorite character if you like and join in the fun! Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9300. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Featured Event: Pop Culture. Sunday, August 25, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Alamo City Browncoats Meet-N-Geek

Bazan Calling all Browncoats and geeks! You are invited to join local group Alamo City Browncoats the last Sunday of every month. Come talk about all things Firefly, Serenity and Joss Whedon with like minded individuals. There will be new topics of discussion and an activity at every Meet –N- Geek! Branch Location: Bazan Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Community. Presenter/Instructor: Melissa Gonzalez. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Sunday, August 25, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Anime August - Astro Boy

Thousand Oaks Set in futuristic Metro City. When a brilliant scientist's young son dies, he secretly creates a powerful robot boy he names Astro Boy. Unable to fulfill the grieving man's expectations, Astro Boy embarks on a journey in search of acceptance. Along his way he experiences betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before he returns to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who had rejected him. Branch Location: Thousand Oaks Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Anime & Manga. Staff Contact Name: Kimberly King. Staff Contact Number/Email: kimberly.king@sanantonio.gov. Audience: All Ages. Additional Info: Join us and watch an anime movie in air conditioned comfort! Sunday, August 25, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

The Sunday Afternoon Contemporary Fiction Book Club

Tobin Come discuss various contemporary fiction titles. Call the library for the title each month. Branch Location: Tobin Library. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Sunday, August 25, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Coloring @ Mission

Mission Join us every other Sunday to color with your family and friends. Supplies are provided, but you're welcome to bring your own. Branch Location: Mission Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Briana Rangel. Staff Contact Number/Email: briana.rangel2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: All Ages. Featured Event: Arts & Culture. Additional Info: We meet in Quiet Rm 1. Sunday, August 25, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Pokémon Champions

Pan American Join our group of Pokémon trainers to battle, duel and compete to become the ultimate Pokémon champion. Any and all Pokémon related materials are welcomed. Branch Location: Pan American Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Cassie Garza. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9150/cassandra.garza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. Additional Info: For ages 7yrs and UP! Sunday, August 25, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Getting Crafty

Cortez Come join us and get your crafting on! Every other month we do crocheting, and the opposite month we make crafts. Whether you are a beginner or pro, we welcome you with open arms. Branch Location: Cortez Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: JoAnn Paredes. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.9130. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Monday, August 26, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Time

San Pedro Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months and their parent/caregiver. Branch Location: San Pedro Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Karen Braeuler. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Please note that library parking is 30 cents per hour. Meter requires change. Monday, August 26, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Adult Low Impact Circuit Training and 30 min Core Training

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Monty Holcomb. Staff Contact Number/Email: 207-2703. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Low Impact Circuit Training is part of the award winning Fitness in the Park program. This fun and challenging class is 100% free and open to the public. No registration is required. Just show up and exercise with us! 30 min. Core Training class right after will blast your abs by performing specific exercises to strengthen the muscles. Monday, August 26, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Baby Time

Cody Branch Location: Cody Library. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Kristin Yourdon. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9100. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. Recommended for babies up to 18 months. Monday, August 26, 2019, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Story Time

Maverick Branch Location: Maverick Library. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Adults. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for 3-5 year olds and a caregiver. Monday, August 26, 2019, 10:15 AM.

Toddler Time

Semmes Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Randi Jones. Staff Contact Number/Email: randi.jones@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Randi Jones. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Monday, August 26, 2019, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Baby Time

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Katie Thonen. Staff Contact Number/Email: katherine.thonen@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Katie Thonen. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Early literacy opportunity for babies aged birth-18 months. Monday, August 26, 2019, 10:15 AM – 11:05 AM.

Toddler Time

Cody Branch Location: Cody Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Kristin Yourdon. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9100. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Monday, August 26, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Story Time

Maverick Branch Location: Maverick Library. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Adults. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for 3-5 year olds and a caregiver. Monday, August 26, 2019, 11:00 AM.

Baby Time

Pruitt Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme, and repetition. Plan on a 15-20 minute program with time for baby and caregiver socializing afterwards. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Cynthia Saenz. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-650-1122. Audience: Kids. Family. Monday, August 26, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Baby Time

San Pedro Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. Recommended for babies up to 18 months and their parent/caregiver. Branch Location: San Pedro Library. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Karen Braeuler. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Please note that library parking is 30 cents per hour. Meter requires change. Monday, August 26, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Story Time

Semmes Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Randi Jones. Staff Contact Number/Email: randi.jones@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Randi Jones. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity, with art or craft activity to follow. Recommended for three to five year olds. Monday, August 26, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Time

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Katie Thonen. Staff Contact Number/Email: katherine.thonen@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Katie Thonen. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Free Ticket Required - available at front desk 15 minutes before the program. Tweet. Monday, August 26, 2019, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Barre Fitness Class

Great Northwest Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Number/Email: catherine.prazak@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: All classes are free and open to the public. All fitness levels are welcome. No registration is required. This program is offered through San Antonio Parks and Recreation Fitness in the Park program. Monday, August 26, 2019, 12:00 PM – 12:55 PM.

Veterans: Need Help with Housing and Benefits?

Central The American GI Forum National Veterans Outreach Program’s Supportive Services for Veterans Families program (SSVF) offers Rapid Rehousing assistance for homeless veterans and veteran families. These services include case management, assistance with VA and public benefits, and short-term temporary financial assistance. Please note that homeless non-veterans do not qualify for the SSVF program. If you fall in this category, outreach specialists will connect you to the appropriate employment readiness and non-veteran resources. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Foyer. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Deedee Lu or Cynthia de Leon. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-2500. Presenter/Instructor: Roy Martinez, Outreach Specialist. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: For more information please call GI Forum (San Pedro office) at 210-233-8505. Monday, August 26, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.agif-nvop.org.

Join Seniors In Play (SIP)

Forest Hills Interested in the Performing Arts? Join Seniors In Play (SIP)! SIP allows seniors to explore themselves and others and share those discoveries with their community through theater. Meets twice weekly. Branch Location: Forest Hills Library. Event Type(s): Plays & Performances. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210 207 9230. Presenter/Instructor: Seniors In Play (SIP). Audience: Adults. Seniors. Monday, August 26, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Core Training

Great Northwest Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Number/Email: catherine.prazak@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: All classes are free and open to the public. All fitness levels are welcome. No registration is required. This program is offered through San Antonio Parks and Recreation Fitness in the Park program. Monday, August 26, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Tween Slime Crafting

Cody Branch Location: Cody Library. Event Type(s): Tween Time. Staff Contact Name: Kristin Yourdon. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9100. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Learn how to make unique slime creations in this hands-on demonstration. Exclusively for children ages nine to twelve. Monday, August 26, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

LEGO Time

Maverick Branch Location: Maverick Library. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Adults. Family. Additional Info: Bulid. Play. Create. Join in the fun of LEGO Time. Designed for children ages 5-12. Duplos are available as well for younger children, Adult/caregiver required. Monday, August 26, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Family Fun

Bazan Branch Location: Bazan Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Bazan. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9160. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Children and their grownups listen to stories and enjoy simple, shared activities. A time for families to have fun together. All ages welcome. Children will need adult assistance. Monday, August 26, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

LegoClub

Collins Garden Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Other. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Come be creative with Lego bricks! Recommended for school age children. Please note: Lego creations must stay in the library. Monday, August 26, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Lego Club

McCreless Come be creative with LEGO bricks! Recommended for school-age children due to small size of some bricks. A limited number of DUPLO bricks are available for younger children. Please note: LEGO and DUPLO creations must stay at the library. Branch Location: McCreless Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Joseph Gonzales. Staff Contact Number/Email: josephgonzales3@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Joseph. Audience: Kids. Teens. Family. Additional Info: Just bring your imagination! Monday, August 26, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Digital Emergency

Parman Need help with SAPL's downloadable digital content such e-books, e-audiobooks, and the OverDrive, Libby, and RBDigital apps? Parman staff is here to assist you in a one-on-one session. Contact us to schedule your visit. Please bring your mobile device (eReader, Kindle, tablet, smart phone, etc.) fully charged and with all relevant login information so that we may best assist you. Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Audience: Adults. Seniors. All Ages. Monday, August 26, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Lego Club

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Meeting Room South. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Come have fun with LEGO bricks of all sizes and let your creativity come to life! Challenge yourself and build to the theme of the week or build whatever your imagination can design. Either way, you are bound to have fun and meet other LEGO architects. All LEGO creations must stay at the library. Monday, August 26, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Teen Book Club

Igo Join us for our teen book club! This month we will read and discuss On the Come Up by Angie Thomas. Pick up a copy today at the Igo library. Branch Location: Igo Library. Room: Auditorium. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Laura Herman. Staff Contact Number/Email: laura.herman@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Ages 13-18 only. Monday, August 26, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Igo Ukulele Club

Igo Branch Location: Igo Library. Event Type(s): Music & Dance. Staff Contact Name: Erik Lumpkin. Audience: Teens. Adults. Additional Info: Players of all experience are welcome to show up with their instrument and play some new songs. We will also have 10 instruments available to reserve ahead of time, just contact Erik at the email address above. Monday, August 26, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Teen Craft & Movie Night

Great Northwest Visit the library for Teen Craft & Movie Monday for teens ages 13-18 years old. This week we are going back to school and watching"Ferris Bueller's Day Off". Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Movies. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teens ages 13-18 years old. Monday, August 26, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Schaefer Chess Club

Schaefer Join us Monday evenings for Chess at Schaefer Branch Library. No experience required. Learn the basics or test your skills against other Schaefer patrons! Fun and relaxed learning environment, open to all ages. Chess sets provided. Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Mason. Staff Contact Number/Email: mason.matthews@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Mason. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Additional Info: Chess for all ages and skill levels. Chess sets provided. 6:00 - 7:30pm at Schaefer Branch Library. Monday, August 26, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Skimmers Book Club

Schaefer Have you been waiting for the right time to come to a book club meeting? The Skimmers book club meets the last Monday of every month. This month’s book is by Aimee Molloy, The Perfect Mother. Pick up a copy today and join us! Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9300. Audience: Adults. Monday, August 26, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit mysapl.bibliocommons.com.

Historical Fiction Book Group

Brook Hollow Join us for reading & discussing stories & adventures all over the world at all points in history! Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Audience: Adults. Monday, August 26, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.