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Job Search

Carver Come in and apply for jobs online and do job searches. Learn how to make a resume and prepare for interviews. Make an appointment time for individual help on a resumes. Branch Location: Carver Library. Room: Learn Center. Event Type(s): Classes (Computer). Staff Contact Name: Learn Center. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Monday, December 10, 2018.

Art Sparks: San Antonio Public Library Staff Art Show

Central Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Gallery. Event Type(s): Exhibit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Additional Info: The Art Sparks exhibition highlights works of art by San Antonio Public Library staff and will be open throughout December. Monday, December 10, 2018.

Art Exhibit "Summer Days"

Memorial Summer-inspired paintings by local artist Karen Schaffenberger. Branch Location: Memorial Library. Event Type(s): Exhibit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Featured Event: Arts & Culture. Monday, December 10, 2018.

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: Jo Ann Paredes. Staff Contact Number/Email: joann.paredes@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Jo Ann. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: check with instructor for supplies needed. Monday, December 10, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Winter Wonderland!

Maverick Branch Location: Maverick Library. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Winter Wonderland In San Antonio, we always wonder – “Will winter really come?” But regardless of the weather, we are celebrating the idea of snowshoes, ice skates, fast sleds and warm mittens. Join us for this special Preschool Story Time celebration. For ages 3-5 and a caregiver. Monday, December 10, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Adult Low Impact Circuit Training and 30 min Core Training

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Live Smart/Learn Well. 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, December 10, 2018, 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, December 10, 2018, 10:15 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, December 10, 2018, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Baby Time

Parman Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. Recommended for babies up to 18 months. Free Ticket Required - available at front desk 15 minutes before the program. Branch Location: Parman Library. Room: Meeting Room A. 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, December 10, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:05 AM.

Play & Learn with Little Read Wagon

Little Read Wagon Put on your play clothes and join us for a story time and activities as we talk, sing, read, write and play our way towards being ready to read! For children 0-5 and their adults. Event Type(s): Play & Learn. Staff Contact Name: Cresencia Huff. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.2531 / cresencia.huff@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Little Read Wagon. Audience: Kids. Family. Monday, December 10, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM. Northridge Park 821 Chevy Chase Dr, 78209. For more info visit littlereadwagon.blogspot.com.

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, December 10, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 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, December 10, 2018, 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. Recommended for three to five year olds. Monday, December 10, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Time

San Pedro Branch Location: San Pedro Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Betsy Dalton. Staff Contact Number/Email: elizabeth.dalton@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Betsy Dalton. 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, December 10, 2018, 11:15 AM – 12:45 PM.

Toddler Time

Parman 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. Branch Location: Parman Library. Room: Meeting Room A. 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: Early literacy program. Monday, December 10, 2018, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Alicia Trevino Senior Center Book Group

Great Northwest Join us as we discuss the book The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea. This event takes place at the Alicia Trevino Senior Center. There is no movie showing for this book. Please contact 210-207-9210 if you have any questions. Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Cindy Moreno. Staff Contact Number/Email: cindy.moreno@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Seniors. Monday, December 10, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Stop the Bleed

Cody BE PREPARED -- "Stop the Bleed" is a nationwide campaign to empower individuals to act quickly and save lives. 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: Members from UT Health Emergency Trauma. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Monday, December 10, 2018, 12:30 PM – 2:30 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, December 10, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.agif-nvop.org.

Doc Talk: Managing Skin Conditions

Memorial Learn about managing various skin conditions to improve your health. Presentation will be led by Dr. Belmonte. Q&A to follow. Program is free to attend. Snacks will be provided. Branch Location: Memorial Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Freddy Hudson. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9140. Presenter/Instructor: Dr. Belmonte. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Monday, December 10, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Mah Jongg

Forest Hills Mah Jong is a game that originated in China and is played with a set of 144 tiles. It is similar to Rummy making it a game of skill, strategy, and chance. The group plays according to International Rules and is interested in teaching new members to play. The group plays every Monday of the week! Branch Location: Forest Hills Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210 207 9230. Audience: Family. Monday, December 10, 2018, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM.

Computer Basics

Mission Review basic information about computers such as vocabulary, computer hardware and software, how to put information into and get information out of computers. File management and its importance will also be considered. Branch Location: Mission Library. Event Type(s): Classes (Computer). Audience: Adults. Seniors. Monday, December 10, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Tween Crafternoon: Winter Terrariums

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: Make your own light bulb winter terrarium. All materials will be provided. Exclusively for children ages nine to twelve. Monday, December 10, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Read It. Love It! Discuss It Book Club

Encino Join us for a discussion of the novel The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Michelle Ricondo. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9250. Presenter/Instructor: Michelle Ricondo. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Hispanic Heritage Month. Additional Info: This is the story of Big Angel and Little Angel, of what it means to be a Mexican in America, to have lived two lives across one border - and about the ravaging power of death to shore up the bits of life you have forgotten, whether by choice or not. A finely wrought portrait of this deeply complex family, THE HOUSE OF BROKEN ANGELS is purely Urrean: teeming with brilliance and humor, authentic at every turn - this novel cements Urrea as a master truth-teller of the Mexican-American experience. Monday, December 10, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Online Academic and Career Practice Test

Carver Come prepare for Academic and Career Exams! We offer online practice test for the GED, ASVAB, Allied Health, Nursing, Teaching, EMS and Firefighter, Cosmetology and many more! Branch Location: Carver Library. Room: Learn Center. Event Type(s): Classes (Computer). Staff Contact Name: Learn Center. Audience: Adults. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Monday, December 10, 2018, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Lego Time!

Maverick Branch Location: Maverick Library. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Come and get creative with Legos! Recommended for school-age children. Duplos are also available. Younger children welcome when accompanied by an adult. Monday, December 10, 2018, 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 Library. 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, December 10, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Dungeons & Dragons

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Caroline. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9030. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: Using characters created in the previous session, intrepid adventurers will embark upon an exciting campaign. Ages 11-18 only, please! Monday, December 10, 2018, 4:00 PM – 6:00 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 Logo bricks! Recommended for school age children. Please note: Lego creations must stay in the library. Monday, December 10, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Come & Go Crafts

Las Palmas Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Event Type(s): Come & Go Crafts. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Express Yourself! Come to the library for creative, self-directed craft activities. All ages welcome; young children may need adult assistance. Monday, December 10, 2018, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Gamer Monday

San Pedro Branch Location: San Pedro Library. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Staff Contact Name: Betsy Dalton. Staff Contact Number/Email: elizabeth.dalton@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Betsy Dalton. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Bring your own device or use a library IPad (on a first come-first served basis) for some gaming fun! We have Minecraft Pocket Edition, Roblox, and over 30 other games loaded on the IPads. Monday, December 10, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 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, December 10, 2018, 4:00 PM – 6:00 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. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Joseph Gonzales. Staff Contact Number/Email: Joseph.Gonzales3@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Monday, December 10, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Mindful Monday

Pruitt Learn to intentionally slow your life down just a bit so you can concentrate, catch up, or take a mental break. You will be led through sessions to help you with techniques to help clear your mind and relax. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Sheri Watkins. Staff Contact Number/Email: vertis.watkins@sanntonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Monday, December 10, 2018, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM.

Teen Hangout

Bazan Visit Bazan Library for a couple of hours after school for crafts, gaming, and more. Meet up is at the teen space in the library. Only for 13-18 years of age. Branch Location: Bazan Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Georgina Salinas. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9160/georgina.salinas@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Monday, December 10, 2018, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Anime/Manga Club

Igo Ages 13-18. Interested in anime and manga? This club is the place for you. We will discuss manga series and anime shows as well as make different crafts or eat fun snacks! Branch Location: Igo Library. Room: Auditorium. Event Type(s): Anime & Manga. Staff Contact Name: Laura Herman. Staff Contact Number/Email: laura.herman@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Monday, December 10, 2018, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Come & Go Craft

Pan American Branch Location: Pan American Library. Event Type(s): Come & Go Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Valerie Shelley. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9150. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Express Yourself! Come to the library for creative, self-directed craft activities. All ages welcome; young children may need adult assistance. Monday, December 10, 2018, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Winter Wonderland

Thousand Oaks Branch Location: Thousand Oaks Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Troy Lawrence. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.9190. Presenter/Instructor: Thousand Oaks Staff. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: In San Antonio, we always wonder – “Will winter really come?” But regardless of the weather, we will celebrate with fun activities and crafts of the season. Join us for this special Family Fun celebration! All ages welcome. Monday, December 10, 2018, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Teen Anime Club

Encino Branch Location: Encino Library. Event Type(s): Anime & Manga. Staff Contact Name: Julia Pouliot. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: The Teen Anime Club is for any teen with an interest in anime and manga. Whether you're just getting started or you're already a huge otaku. Bring your suggestions for club activities and a friend! [For ages 13 to 18 only]. Monday, December 10, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Japanese Calligraphy Workshop

Bazan Experience the Japanese Calligraphy. No skills or materials are required for this class and all ages are welcome to join. Chinatsu Oku, Japan Outreach Initiative Coordinator at UTSA will teach you step by step from its history to basic skills. Attend all three classes to build on your skills. Branch Location: Bazan Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Enedina Prater. Staff Contact Number/Email: enedina.prater@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Chinatsu Oku. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Additional Info: All Ages No skills needed. Supplies included. Limited to 20 people per workshop. Monday, December 10, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Embroidery Guild Stitchers

Forest Hills Join Embroidery Guild members working on embroidery projects and socializing. No formal instruction in embroidery is given, but the group is open to those interested in the art of embroidery. Bring your projects to the Library. Beginner and Advanced needleworkers are welcomed. Branch Location: Forest Hills Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Presenter/Instructor: San Antonio Embroidery Guild. Audience: Adults. Monday, December 10, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit sang-ega.org.

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 The Santa Clause 2 and making ornaments. Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Name: Stephanie Vazquez. Staff Contact Number/Email: stephanie.vazquez@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teens ages 13-18 years old. Monday, December 10, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Computer Class: Internet Basics

McCreless Branch Location: McCreless Library. Event Type(s): Classes (Computer). Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Interested in improving your computer skills? Join us for a class to learn the basics of using the Internet. Space is limited. First come, first serve. Monday, December 10, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Winter Wonderland - "Frozen" Edition!

Encino Come meet the Snow Queen and her sister! Enjoy fun winter themed crafts, games, and refreshments. 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. Monday, December 10, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Schaefer Chess Club

Schaefer Whether you want to improve your skill level, learn new strategies, or are just getting started with chess you are welcome at Schaefer. Chess sets will be provided. Ages 5 and up. Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Monday, December 10, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Job Search

Carver Come in and apply for jobs online and do job searches. Learn how to make a resume and prepare for interviews. Make an appointment time for individual help on a resumes. Branch Location: Carver Library. Room: Learn Center. Event Type(s): Classes (Computer). Staff Contact Name: Learn Center. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, December 11, 2018.

Art Sparks: San Antonio Public Library Staff Art Show

Central Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Gallery. Event Type(s): Exhibit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Additional Info: The Art Sparks exhibition highlights works of art by San Antonio Public Library staff and will be open throughout December. Tuesday, December 11, 2018.

Art Exhibit "Summer Days"

Memorial Summer-inspired paintings by local artist Karen Schaffenberger. Branch Location: Memorial Library. Event Type(s): Exhibit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Featured Event: Arts & Culture. Tuesday, December 11, 2018.

Baby Time

Potranco Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. For babies 0-18 months and their caregivers. Branch Location: Potranco Library. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Angela Bilbe. Staff Contact Number/Email: Angela.Bilbe@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Angela Bilbe. Audience: Kids. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM.

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: Seth Jarmon, Outreach Specialist. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: For more information please call GI Forum (N. Flores office) at 210-354-4892. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Play & Learn

Central Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Story Room. Event Type(s): Play & Learn. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Parents and caregivers share interactive play time with children in order to build early literacy skills. Designed for children five and under. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Toddler Time

Johnston Branch Location: Johnston Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Beverly Wrigglesworth. Staff Contact Number/Email: beverly.wrigglesworth@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Beverly Wrigglesworth. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Toddlers actively participate in stories, music, movement, and play time enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Baby Time

Landa Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. For babies 0-18 months and their caregivers. Branch Location: Landa Library. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM.

Baby Time

Encino Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. Recommended for babies up to 18 months. Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Ann Laird. Staff Contact Number/Email: Ann.Laird@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Time

Igo Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Branch Location: Igo Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Free Ticket Required - available 15 minutes before the program. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Time

Schaefer Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. 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. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Toddler Time

Pan American Branch Location: Pan American Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Valerie Shelley. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9150. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 24 to 36 months. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Story Time

Westfall Branch Location: Westfall Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Imelda Merino. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9220/imelda.merino@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Imelda Merino. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for three to five year olds. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Winter Wonderland

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Room: Children's. Event Type(s): Celebration. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: In San Antonio, we always wonder – “Will winter really come?” But regardless of the weather, we are celebrating the idea of snowshoes, ice skates, fast sleds and warm mittens. Join us for this special Story Time celebration. All ages welcome. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Story Time

Forest Hills Branch Location: Forest Hills Library. Room: Kids Corner. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for three to five year olds. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Story Time

Johnston Branch Location: Johnston Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Beverly Wrigglesworth. Staff Contact Number/Email: beverly.wrigglesworth@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Beverly Wrigglesworth. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for three to five year olds. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Time

Landa Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Branch Location: Landa Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM.

Story Time

Las Palmas Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for children ages 3 - 5 yrs. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Story Time - Silly Snowmen

Encino Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for three to five year olds. Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Ann Laird. Staff Contact Number/Email: Ann.Laird@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler, Two

Igo Designed for eager and active two-year-olds and their caregivers, these sessions include stories, music and movement to foster developing early literacy skills. Recommended for children 24 to 36 months. Branch Location: Igo Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Free Ticket Required - available 15 minutes before the program. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Story Time

Schaefer Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for three to five year olds. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Friends of the Great Northwest Library meeting

Great Northwest Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Number/Email: catherine.prazak@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Do you love your local branch and want to know how to help support programs and events? Join the Friends of the Library! Newcomers are welcome to join at any time! Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit www.friendsofsapl.org.

Little Builders Duplo Club

Guerra Branch Location: Guerra Library. Room: Barrera Room. Event Type(s): Play & Learn. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: This is a drop in program for babies and toddlers with parents and caregivers to engage in creative play and cooperative learning using Duplo Blocks and other building materials. Suitable for children 0 - 5 years old. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Metro Health: Sexual Health Screening

McCreless Branch Location: McCreless Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Metro Health is bringing sexual health services directly to the public. The clinic offers visitors free contraceptives, health and wellness information and free sexual health screenings. The mobile unit will be set up inside the meeting room. Feel free to stop by for a sexual health screening or for free information. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Learn Computer Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Skills

Carver Come learn basic computer skills, as well as intermediate and advanced skills in Microsoft Office. Students learn at their own pace from computer simulation, which allows them to become proficient faster. Branch Location: Carver Library. Room: Learn Center. Event Type(s): Classes (Computer). Staff Contact Name: Learn Center. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Financial Literacy (How Money Works)

Cody ***Registration is required*** Join us for a common sense guide to financial success. Topics: Saving for retirement, ways to reduce your taxes, maximize your saving, investment choices and saving for college. 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: Ms. Rosie Garcia. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 12:30 PM – 2:30 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. Featured Event: Arts & Culture. Additional Info: Join the Alamo Area Woodcarvers for community carving. Beginners welcome. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

CANCELED - Art Journaling 101

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: Michelle Ricondo. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Arts & Culture. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM.

Wellmed - Doc Talk

Cody Doctors recommend adults engage in physical and social activities to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle. 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: Dr. Chung. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Story Time

Igo Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for 3- to 5-year-olds and a caregiver. Branch Location: Igo Library. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Free Ticket Required - available 15 minutes before the program. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Internet Basics

Las Palmas Introduction to web browser basics, search engines, and search strategies. Ethical and safety concerns will also be discussed. Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Classes (Computer). Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 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. All fitness levels welcome! Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Live Smart/Learn Well. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 1:00 PM – 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. Join us! No registration or experience is required. A limited number of mats will be available for use. You can bring your own mat or a beach towel. Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Live Smart/Learn Well. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Mission Table Tennis

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Large Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Oscar Gonzalez. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.2704/oscar.gonzalez@sanantonio.gov. 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. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Brook Hollow ***Registration is required*** Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel. Laptops will be provided. Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Classes (Computer). Staff Contact Name: Jenny Borrero. Staff Contact Number/Email: jennifer.borrero@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Daniel Gomez. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Reader's Ink 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: 210.207.9090. Presenter/Instructor: Karen Sebesta. Audience: Adults. Featured Event: Live Smart/Learn Well. Additional Info: Are you interested in being part of a book club that promises a lively discussion? If so, Reader's Ink is for you! Join us for the opportunity to read a variety of fiction and non-fiction titles and engage in meaningful dialogue with a group of interesting and enthusiastic readers. Call the library at 210-207-9090 for the month's title. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

LEGO Time

Bazan Branch Location: Bazan Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Bazan Library. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9160. 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. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 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! Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Kids Time

Forest Hills Branch Location: Forest Hills Library. Room: Kids Corner. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Books, crafts and activities recommended for school-age children. Younger children welcome when accompanied by an adult. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Lego Club

Guerra Branch Location: Guerra Library. Room: Barrera Room. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Build your best creation using the Library’s Legos, and we will display them for all to see. Bring your imagination, or use our idea prompts to help you get started. Recommended for children 6 - 12 years old. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

LEGO Club

Johnston Branch Location: Johnston Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Beverly Wrigglesworth. Staff Contact Number/Email: beverly.wrigglesworth@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Beverly Wrigglesworth. Audience: 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. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Teen Time

Carver Branch Location: Carver Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Monty Holcomb. Staff Contact Number/Email: 207-9180. Presenter/Instructor: Monty Holcomb. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: All teens are welcome to join us for Wii and other activities. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

STEAM Time

Landa STEAM-based program in which kids learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math through scientific demonstrations and hands-on exploration. Recommended for school-age children. Younger children welcome when accompanied by an adult. Branch Location: Landa Library. Event Type(s): Discovery Time. Audience: Kids. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Lego Club

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Play & Learn. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Additional Info: Come play with LEGO. Be creative. Recommended for school age children due to small size of bricks. Please note that LEGO creations stay at the library. For kids 5 - 12 yrs. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Kids' Time

Pruitt Books to read, activities to enjoy and friends to meet - all designed with school-age kids in mind. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Staff Contact Name: Cynthia Saenz. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-650-1122. Presenter/Instructor: Cynthia Saenz. Audience: Kids. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Teen Cooking Class

Mission Teens ages 13-18 can come cook with us. Each week we cook a new recipe that can be easily replicated from a stove top at home! Branch Location: Mission Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Audience: Teens. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Parman Young Adventurer's Guild (D&D)

Parman Are you ready for an adventure? Join our new Dungeons & Dragons group for preteens and teens. Whether you've gone on a hundred quests or have never tried tabletop role-playing games before, you're welcome to join our merry band of adventurers led by an expert Dungeon Master. Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Number/Email: (210) 207-2703. Audience: Kids. Teens. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 5:15 PM – 7:45 PM.

Teen Time

Mission Teens (13 - 18) can come join us for a fun activity each week. Past activities have included video games, board games, movies, and karaoke. Branch Location: Mission Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Audience: Teens. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Teen Time

Parman We know you have final projects and exams. Feel free to drop in and enjoy some extra table space to study, or pick from a variety of activities if you need a break. Ages 13-18 only. Branch Location: Parman Library. Room: Meeting Room B. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Number/Email: (210) 207-2703. Audience: Teens. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 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, December 11, 2018, 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: Brooke Mjolsness. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Adult Craft Time

Cortez Every month, Maddy hosts an Adult Craft Time where you can make simple but beautiful creations! Join us to make paper ornaments out of basic supplies. Light refreshments served. Held concurrently with our Adult Coloring Program. Branch Location: Cortez Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Madeline Vasquez. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Intro to Computer Basics

Cortez In this class, patrons will be introduced to the basics of computers, understanding the basic hardware, how to use a mouse and understanding the keyboard. Activities will be provided as well. Branch Location: Cortez Library. Room: Learn Center. Event Type(s): Classes (Computer). Staff Contact Name: Melody Ayala. Staff Contact Number/Email: melody.ayala@sanantonio.gov/210-207-9138. Presenter/Instructor: Melody Ayala. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Additional Info: Please contact Melody Ayala (Training Officer) for more information. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Teen Time @ Maverick

Maverick Tired of the same old routines? We do something different every week! Play video or board games, watch a movie, grab a snack or get crafty with us at Teen Time! 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. Additional Info: Make some new friends...or just bring an old one with you! Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Adult Craft Night: CD crafts

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Please join us for our craft night where we'll be reusing CDs to make wreathes. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Mission Dark Bishops Chess Club

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Seniors. All Ages. Featured Event: Live Smart/Learn Well. 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, December 11, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Book dedication and signing by author Jean-Pierre Coquat

Texana and Genealogy Texana/Genealogy would like to announce the donation of “In the Shadow of Pecos Bill” by Jean-Pierre Coquat, in memory of Esther (DuBose) Black. There will be a book signing session on Tuesday December 11, 2018 at 6:30PM for those wanting to meet the author or purchase a copy. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Texana/Genealogy. Event Type(s): Book Sale. Staff Contact Name: Heather Ferguson. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-2559. Presenter/Instructor: Jean-Pierre Coquat (Author). Audience: Adults. Featured Event: Texana/Genealogy. Additional Info: 6:30-6:45pm (dedication); 6:45-7:00pm (background); 7:00-7:30pm (book signing, Q&A). Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Job Search

Carver Come in and apply for jobs online and do job searches. Learn how to make a resume and prepare for interviews. Make an appointment time for individual help on a resumes. Branch Location: Carver Library. Room: Learn Center. Event Type(s): Classes (Computer). Staff Contact Name: Learn Center. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Wednesday, December 12, 2018.

Art Sparks: San Antonio Public Library Staff Art Show

Central Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Gallery. Event Type(s): Exhibit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Additional Info: The Art Sparks exhibition highlights works of art by San Antonio Public Library staff and will be open throughout December. Wednesday, December 12, 2018.

Art Exhibit "Summer Days"

Memorial Summer-inspired paintings by local artist Karen Schaffenberger. Branch Location: Memorial Library. Event Type(s): Exhibit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Featured Event: Arts & Culture. Wednesday, December 12, 2018.

Toddler Time

Central Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Story Room. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. 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. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Bilingual Baby Time

Cortez Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. Recommended for babies up to 18 months and their caregivers. Los bebés experimentan los sonidos y la estructura del inglés y el español a través del ritmo, la rima, y la repetición. Recomendado para bebés recién nacidos hasta 18 meses con sus cuidadores. Branch Location: Cortez Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Cammie Brantley. Staff Contact Number/Email: cammie.brantley@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

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. Staff Contact Name: Brian Douglass. Staff Contact Number/Email: brian.douglass@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Brian Douglass. Audience: Kids. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler, Two

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: Designed with eager and active two-year olds in mind, these sessions include stories, music and movement to promote social, emotional and language development. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Baby Time

Maverick Branch Location: Maverick Library. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Audience: Kids. Adults. Additional Info: Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme, and repetition. Recommended for babies 0-18 months old with their caregiver. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 10:15 AM.

Toddler Time

Tobin Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Branch Location: Tobin Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Audience: Kids. Adults. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Two!

Parman Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 24 to 36 months. Free Ticket Required - available at froont desk 15 minutes before the program. Branch Location: Parman Library. Room: Meeting Room A. 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: Early literacy program for small kids! Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:05 AM.

Baby Time

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Meeting Room South. Event Type(s): Baby Time. 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, December 12, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Time

Potranco Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Branch Location: Potranco Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Angela Bilbe. Staff Contact Number/Email: Angela.Bilbe@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Angela Bilbe. Audience: Kids. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Tai Chi

Carver Branch Location: Carver Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Monty Holcomb. Staff Contact Number/Email: 207-9180. Presenter/Instructor: Anita Rogers. Audience: Adults. Featured Event: Live Smart/Learn Well. Additional Info: Join us for this ancient Chinese practice of light exercise and meditation. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Senior Technology Session

Carver Come learn how to operate your smartphone, tablets, laptops, IPad, or just ask a technology question. Branch Location: Carver Library. Room: Learn Center. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Learn Center. Audience: Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

Story Time

Cody Branch Location: Cody Library. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Kristin Yourdon. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.9100. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for three to five year olds. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Time

Cortez Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Branch Location: Cortez Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Cammie Brantley. Staff Contact Number/Email: cammie.brantley@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Time

Guerra Branch Location: Guerra Library. Room: Barrera Room. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. 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. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Time

Maverick Branch Location: Maverick Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional, and language development. Recommended for children ages 1 1/2-3 years old and a caregiver. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 11:00 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. Recommended for three to five year olds. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Story Time

Tobin Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for three to five year olds. Branch Location: Tobin Library. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Adults. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Story Time

Parman Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for three to five year olds. Free Ticket Required - available at front desk 15 minutes before the program. Branch Location: Parman Library. Room: Meeting Room A. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Katie Thonen. Staff Contact Number/Email: katherine.thonen@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Katie Thonen. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Toddler Time

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Meeting Room South. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 24 to 36 months. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Story Time

Guerra Branch Location: Guerra Library. Room: Barrera Room. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for three to five year olds. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Baby Time

Schaefer Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. Plan on a fifteen minute program with time for baby and caregiver socializing afterwards. Recommended for babies up to 18 months. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 12:15 PM – 12:45 PM.

Chair Yoga

Carver Branch Location: Carver Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Monty Holcomb. Staff Contact Number/Email: 207-9180. Presenter/Instructor: Gloria Simmons. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: 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. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Wellmed - Medicare 101 or Tech Talk

Cody Doctors recommend adults engage in physical and social activities to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle. 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: Wellmed Presenter. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 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, December 12, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Teen Time

Westfall Ages 13-18 only! Come to Teen Time for crafts, snacks, games, or just hang out. You decide what we do! This week, we decided to make our our creations with the 3D printer! Branch Location: Westfall Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Story Time

Carver Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. 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, December 12, 2018, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

Computer class: Computer Basics

Memorial Interested in improving your computer skills? Join us for a class to learn the basics of using a computer. One-on-one assistance may also be available on the day of the program. Program is free to attend. Branch Location: Memorial Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Classes (Computer). Staff Contact Name: Freddy Hudson. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9140. Presenter/Instructor: Daniel Gomez. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Tween Time

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Event Type(s): Tween Time. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Bring your friends and hang out for some interactive fun at the library. No desks. No tests. Just fun! Exclusively for nine to twelve year olds. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Kid's Time

Cody Branch Location: Cody Library. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Books, crafts and activities recommended for school-age children. Younger children welcome when accompanied by an adult. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Read to a Dog

Encino Branch Location: Encino Library. Event Type(s): Other. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Children are invited to the Encino Branch Library to read to a certified therapy dog! Do you have any favorite animal stories you would like to read? Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Read to a Dog

Tobin Children can practice their developing literacy skills by reading aloud individually to a gentle therapy dog, which is accompanied by the animal handler. Great for struggling and reluctant readers. All young readers and pre-readers are welcome. Branch Location: Tobin Library. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Staff Contact Name: Karen Braeuler. Presenter/Instructor: Margaret Rivera and Angel. Audience: Kids. Adults. Family. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Family Fun

Cortez Children and their grownups listen to stories and enjoy simple, shared activities. A time for families to have fun together. All ages welcome! Branch Location: Cortez Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Cammie Brantley. Staff Contact Number/Email: cammie.brantley@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Art Club

Guerra Branch Location: Guerra Library. Room: Barrera Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Time to create! Join us at the Guerra Library for an hour of open - ended process art activities. We provide the materials; you provide the creativity. Recommended for children 6 - 12 years old. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

LEGO Club

San Pedro Branch Location: San Pedro Library. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Staff Contact Name: Betsy Dalton. Staff Contact Number/Email: elizabeth.dalton@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Betsy Dalton. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: LEGO® lovers unite! Come and get creative with LEGOs! Recommended for children ages 3-12, but all are welcome. Library provides all Legos. Please note: Lego creations must stay at the library. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

LEGO Time

Schaefer Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: LEGO® lovers unite! Come and get creative with LEGOs! Recommended for school-age children since some pieces are very small. DUPLOS® will be available for younger architects. Bring a camera to take a picture of your masterpiece! Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM.

Teen Time

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Room: Meeting Room. Teen Area. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Caroline. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9030. 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, December 12, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM.

SA Public Library Board Meeting

Central Monthly meeting of the San Antonio Public Library Board of Trustees. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Event Type(s): Board of Trustees. Staff Contact Name: Jessica Zurita. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-2632 / Jessica.Zurita@sanantonio.gov. Audience: All Ages. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Teen Time

Igo Come hangout and play some games, make a craft, play with Legos and meet new friends. Activities may change each week. Branch Location: Igo Library. Room: Auditorium. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Laura Herman. Staff Contact Number/Email: laura.herman@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Ages 13-18. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Drop-In Volunteering with Teen Club

Landa Want volunteer hours, like, right now? 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. Shifts are available: Wednesdays 4:30 - 6:30p with Teen Club Saturdays 2:00 - 4:00p Sundays 2:00 - 4:00p Stop by and ask for Ms. 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. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 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. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Teen Time

Las Palmas Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teens are invited to play video or tabletop games, watch movies and be creative with crafts. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM.

Tween Time

McCreless Weekly Tween Time! A time for ages 9-12 to come and do crafts, play games, and socialize. Branch Location: McCreless Library. Event Type(s): Tween Time. Audience: Kids. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Teen Time

Pruitt Teens ages 13-18 can 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): Other. Staff Contact Number/Email: (210) 650-1122. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Santa's Workshop

Bazan Homemade gifts come from the heart! Do not break the bank. Come make a gift for someone you care about this holiday season. There will be several DIY crafts available to make. Supplies will be provided as well as music and fun. Teens and adults are invited to attend and children 12 and under accompanied by an adult. This will be something you do not want to miss! Branch Location: Bazan Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Enedina Prater. Staff Contact Number/Email: enedina.prater@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Staff. Audience: Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. Additional Info: Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult to attend. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Teen Hangout

Bazan Visit Bazan Library for a couple of hours after school for crafts, gaming, and more. Meet up is at the teen space in the library. Only for 13-18 years of age. Branch Location: Bazan Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Georgina Salinas. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9160/georgina.salinas@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Teen Video Gaming & other stuff

Great Northwest Looking for something to do? Come check out your local Library. Every Wednesday in the Teen Space you can play video games, board games, and make stuff in the library. Bring your friends for some friendly competition on the Nintendo Switch, WiiU, & PS4. For teens ages 13-18 years old. Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Stephanie Vazquez. Staff Contact Number/Email: stephanie.vazquez@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teens ages 13-18 years old. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Teen Time

Thousand Oaks Branch Location: Thousand Oaks Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Whatev. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Join us Wednesday evenings for fun, friends, games, crafts, laughter, and more. Teens, 13 - 18 years old only, please. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 5:00 PM – 7:00 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. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: All teens between ages 13-18 are welcomed to join us. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Family Fun: Winter Wonderland

Las Palmas Join us for this special Family Time celebration. We will have a reading, crafts, a movie, hot coco and snacks. Wear your pajamas to watch the movie and celebrate winter with us. There may even be a surprise guest for the kids. All ages welcome. Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Family. All Ages. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Teen Club

Encino Branch Location: Encino Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Julia Pouliot. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Come hang out in the Teen Room to cure your boredom and make new friends (or see your old ones). Weekly activities vary and it's up to you to help decide what we do! [For ages 13 to 18 only]. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Teen Time

Schaefer Join us in our awesome teen room for an afternoon of arts & crafts, food, and gaming. Ages 13-18 only, please. Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Cindy Cruz. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Teen Time

McCreless Branch Location: McCreless Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Come hang out with us to get a break and make new friends (or see your old ones). Gaming, cooking, crafting. Weekly activities vary and it's up to you to help decide what we do! [For ages 13 to 18 only]. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Teen Time- Holiday cookie decorating

Pan American We'll bake some sugar cookies and then teens can decorate their cookies. You can eat your creations or save them for someone special. Branch Location: Pan American Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Cassie Garza. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9150/cassandra.garza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teens Only 13yrs- 18yrs. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Wednesday Citizenship Class

Pruitt This class focuses on preparation for the citizenship test and interview. Patrons will practice questions and answers, along with familiarizing themselves with the citizenship application. 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. Additional Info: Registration in person at the library is required. Class size is restricted to the first 10 people who register. A permanent residency card and a second photo ID are required to register. This class if free and will be conducted in English only. Materials will be provided. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Financial Literacy

Schaefer Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Presenter/Instructor: Lashaundra Caesar. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Join Lashaundra Caesar for a workshop for women to live a debt down, wealth up life. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Enlighten Book Circle

Igo This will be the first meeting of the IGO enlighten book circle. A book club to entertain, engage & enlighten; with an inspiring mix of memoirs, musings & misadventures. (meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month) The December book: The Night Before Christmas by Nikolai Gogol. Branch Location: Igo Library. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Cara Sifuentes. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Job Search

Carver Come in and apply for jobs online and do job searches. Learn how to make a resume and prepare for interviews. Make an appointment time for individual help on a resumes. Branch Location: Carver Library. Room: Learn Center. Event Type(s): Classes (Computer). Staff Contact Name: Learn Center. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Thursday, December 13, 2018.

Art Sparks: San Antonio Public Library Staff Art Show

Central Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Gallery. Event Type(s): Exhibit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Additional Info: The Art Sparks exhibition highlights works of art by San Antonio Public Library staff and will be open throughout December. Thursday, December 13, 2018.

Art Exhibit "Summer Days"

Memorial Summer-inspired paintings by local artist Karen Schaffenberger. Branch Location: Memorial Library. Event Type(s): Exhibit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Featured Event: Arts & Culture. Thursday, December 13, 2018.

Computer Practice for Beginners

Bazan Branch Location: Bazan Library. Event Type(s): Classes (Computer). Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Additional Info: Come practice basic computer skills! No registration required. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Baby Time

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. For babies 0-18 months and their caregivers. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 10:00 AM.

Bilingual Story Time

Central Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Story Room. Event Type(s): Bilingual Story Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs in English and Spanish that develop early literacy skills in both languages. Recommended for three to five year olds. Niños preescolares disfrutan de cuentos y canciones en español e inglés que desarrollan sus habilidades de alfabetización temprana en dos idiomas. Recomendado para niños de tres a cinco años. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Winter Wonderland

Landa Branch Location: Landa Library. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: In San Antonio, we always wonder – “Will winter really come?” But regardless of the weather, we are celebrating the idea of snowshoes, ice skates, fast sleds and warm mittens. Join us for this special Story Time celebration. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Baby Time

Westfall Branch Location: Westfall Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Imelda Merino. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9220/imelda.merino@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Imelda Merino. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. Recommended for babies up to 18 months. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Toddler Time - Silly Snowmen

Encino Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Ann Laird. Staff Contact Number/Email: Ann.Laird@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Baby Time

Igo Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. Recommended for babies up to 18 months with their caregivers. Branch Location: Igo Library. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Free Ticket Required - available 15 minutes before the program. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Time

McCreless Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Branch Location: McCreless Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Morgan Hansen. Staff Contact Number/Email: morgan.hansen@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Toddler Time

Thousand Oaks Branch Location: Thousand Oaks Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Troy Lawrence. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.9190. Presenter/Instructor: Randi Jones. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Toddlers actively participate in stories, music, movement, and play time enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Time

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. 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. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 11:00 AM.

Toddler Time

Westfall Branch Location: Westfall Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Imelda Merino. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9220/imelda.merino@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Imelda Merino. 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. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Story Time - Silly Snowmen

Encino Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for three to five year olds. Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Ann Laird. Staff Contact Number/Email: Ann.Laird@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Time

Igo Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Branch Location: Igo Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Free Ticket Required - available 15 minutes before the program. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Story Time

Thousand Oaks Branch Location: Thousand Oaks Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Troy Lawrence. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.9190. Presenter/Instructor: Randi Jones. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for three to five year olds. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Club de Lectura

Guerra Branch Location: Guerra Library. Room: Barrera Room. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Ven y participa en la discusión de un libro y haz amistades en un ambiente ameno. Este mes vamos a discutir El mesias, el niño judio. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Bilingual Story Time

Cody Branch Location: Cody Library. Event Type(s): Bilingual Story Time. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs in English and Spanish that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for three to five year olds and their caregivers. Pre-escolares disfrutan de historias infantiles y musica en inglés y español que les ayudan a desarrollar sus habilidades literarias y fomentan su curiosidad. Recomendado para niños de tres a cinco años y sus cuidadores. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 12:15 PM – 1:15 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. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM.

Learn Computer Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Skills

Carver Come learn basic computer skills, as well as intermediate and advanced skills in Microsoft Office. Students learn at their own pace from computer simulation, which allows them to become proficient faster. Branch Location: Carver Library. Room: Learn Center. Event Type(s): Classes (Computer). Staff Contact Name: Learn Center. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Story Time

Memorial Story Time: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for three to five year olds. Branch Location: Memorial Library. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9140. Audience: Kids. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM.

Healthy Cooking Class

Cortez Every month, our Healthy Cooking Class features a new and delicious recipe! Vince will teach how to make it, you'll help prepare and everyone enjoys free samples. All supplies provided. Branch Location: Cortez Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Brooke Mjolsness. Presenter/Instructor: Vince Escobedo. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

Mission Table Tennis

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Large Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Oscar Gonzalez. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.2704/oscar.gonzalez@sanantonio.gov. 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. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 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: Michelle Ricondo. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9250. Presenter/Instructor: Cindy Lawson; Troops for Fitness. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Live Smart/Learn Well. Additional Info: Troops for Fitness is special designation we use for classes taught by active duty/retired military. Cindy Lawson proudly served our country, and now she spreads the joy of fitness! Thursday, December 13, 2018, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Come & Go Crafts

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Room: Children's. Event Type(s): Come & Go Crafts. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Drop-in crafts for all ages. Children will need adult assistance. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Computer Class: Online Job Searching

McCreless Branch Location: McCreless Library. Event Type(s): Classes (Computer). Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: This class will offer online resources to make connections and learn or search for jobs effectively.Space is limited. First come, first serve. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Stranger Than Fiction Book Club

Westfall The Stranger Than Fiction Book Group discusses a variety of non-fiction books, including history, biographies, memoirs, adventure narratives, and true crime. December's selection is The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: and Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts by Joshua Hammer. Branch Location: Westfall Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Audience: Adults. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 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: Michelle Ricondo. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9250. Presenter/Instructor: Cindy Lawson; Troops for Fitness. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Live Smart/Learn Well. Additional Info: Troops for Fitness is special designation we use for classes taught by active duty/retired military. Cindy Lawson proudly served our country, and now she spreads the joy of fitness! Thursday, December 13, 2018, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM.

Winter Luau

Igo Beaches and palm trees might be far away, but we'll have a host of Hawaiian-inspired entertainment, music and crafts for everyone at the Igo Library for our Winter Luau. You can even learn to play the ukulele! Elvis and Santa will also make appearances. Tropical attire is optional. Branch Location: Igo Library. Event Type(s): Celebration. Audience: Kids. Family. All Ages. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

LEGO Time

Las Palmas Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Legos in the library! Make one of our challenge or come up with your own creation! Recommended for children five and up. Jumbo Legos will be available for younger builders. Bring a camera to snap a picture of your masterpiece! Thursday, December 13, 2018, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Semmes Chess Club

Semmes Come play chess with us! It doesn't matter if you're a novice or a grandmaster, we've got games for everyone. Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Audience: All Ages. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM.

Cody Chess Club!

Cody Join us on Thursdays at 4PM for strategy and games. Feel free to bring your own chessboard! All skill levels welcome, including beginners. Ages 7 & up. 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: All Ages. Additional Info: Join us on Thursdays at 4PM for strategy and games. Feel free to bring your own chessboard! All skill levels welcome, including beginners. Ages 7 & up. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Lego Builders

Forest Hills Branch Location: Forest Hills Library. Room: Kids Corner. Event Type(s): Other. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: LEGO® lovers unite! Come and get creative with LEGOs! Recommended for children ages 3-12, but all are welcome. Library provides all Lego. Please note: Lego creations must stay at the library. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Lego Club

Landa LEGO club at the library! Make our challenge of the day or come up with your own creation! Recommended for children five and up. Duplos will be available for younger builders. Bring a camera to snap a picture of your masterpiece and leave it on display in the library. Branch Location: Landa Library. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Tween Time

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Meeting Room South. Event Type(s): Tween Time. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-2704. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Bring your friends and hang out for some interactive fun at the library. No desks. No tests. Just fun! Exclusively for nine to twelve year olds. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Gaming for Kids

Schaefer Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Kids 12 and younger can play a variety of video games. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Handbell Choir Perfomance!

Forest Hills Join us for a public performance by the Handbell Choir at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church. They will be performing your holiday favorites. A handbell choir or is a group that rings bells of recognizable music with melodies and harmony. A handbell choir ensemble acts as one instrument, with each musician responsible for particular notes, sounding his or her assigned bells whenever those notes appear in the music. Branch Location: Forest Hills Library. Event Type(s): Music & Dance. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210 207 9230. Presenter/Instructor: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church Handbell Choir. Audience: Family. All Ages. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit shepherdlutheran.com.

Kid's Discovery Time

Parman The Parman children's department will provide fun, easy and informative STEAM based activities for early elementary school aged kids (5-8 years) to learn while we play during this hands on experiment time! Branch Location: Parman Library. Room: Meeting Room A. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Staff Contact Name: Katie Thonen. Staff Contact Number/Email: katherine.thonen@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Come play and learn at Parman Kid's Discovery Time! Thursday, December 13, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Tween Time

Parman Every Thursday we do something fun like shadow puppet theater, making monster cookies, or experimenting with perler bead pixel art. Join us and bring a friend or make some new ones! For ages 9-12 only. Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Tween Time. Staff Contact Number/Email: (210) 207-2703. Audience: Kids. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Food-Craft & Craft-Craft Time @ Teen Library

Central Thursdays in December will have ALL THE THINGS to make a food craft (make it! eat it!) and a craft craft (make it! keep it!). Do one, do both, it's all up to you, Friend. 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: Tonight, make a peppermint mocha, bake Christmas cookies or a mini gingerbread house, for crafts: why not get started on making that evil duck toy from The Nightmare Before Christmas? Thursday, December 13, 2018, 5:00 PM – 6:55 PM. For more info visit www.flickr.com.

Teen Time Video Games

Guerra Branch Location: Guerra Library. Room: Barrera Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Audience: Teens. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tobin Young Adventurer's Guild

Tobin Are you ready for an adventure? Join our new Dungeons & Dragons group for preteens and teens. Whether you've gone on a hundred quests or have never tried tabletop role-playing games before, you're welcome to join our merry band of adventurers led by an expert Dungeon Master. Branch Location: Tobin Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Number/Email: (210) 207-9040. Audience: Teens. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Tween Time

Potranco Come and join us at Potranco Library for games, crafts, activities, and much more! Exclusively for ages 9 - 12. Branch Location: Potranco Library. Event Type(s): Tween Time. Audience: Kids. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Chess Night

Carver Branch Location: Carver Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Monty Holcomb. Staff Contact Number/Email: 207-9180. Presenter/Instructor: Monty Holcomb. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Additional Info: All ages and all skill levels are invited to join us for informal chess games. Beginners are always welcome. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM.

Citizenship Classes

Cortez This class focuses on preparation for the citizenship interview. Patrons will practice questions and answers, along with familiarizing themselves with the citizenship application. Branch Location: Cortez Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Melody Ayala. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9138/melody.ayala@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Melody Ayala. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: This class if free and will be conducted in English only. Materials will be provided. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Karaoke Night

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Meeting Room South. Event Type(s): Other. Audience: All Ages. Additional Info: Please join us for a fun night of karaoke! Perfect event for coming alone or with friends and family. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Vision Board Class

Carver Visualize your future with a VISION BOARD! Branch Location: Carver Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Carver Learn Center. Staff Contact Number/Email: jeanne.johnson@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Additional Info: Get ready for 2019 by making a VISION BOARD to MANIFEST the goals, dreams and desires you want in your life! NEW CAREER, MARRAIAGE & FAMILY, NEW HOME, NEW CAR, TRAVEL, WEALTH, HEALTH! COME JOIN US! Thursday, December 13, 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Kids Time

Memorial Kids Time: Books, crafts, and activities recommended for school-age children. Younger children welcome when accompanied by an adult. Branch Location: Memorial Library. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9140. Audience: Kids. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

It's A Wrap

Parman Join us this holiday season to learn easy, yet spectacular gift wrapping techniques. Feel free to bring presents and paper so you can apply what you’ve learned after the presentation. Adults only. Registration recommended but not required. Branch Location: Parman Library. Room: Meeting Room A. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Leissa Kimball. Staff Contact Number/Email: leissa.kimball@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM.