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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, October 15, 2019, 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, October 15, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM.

Baby Time

Potranco 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: Potranco Library. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Audience: Kids. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:40 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 starts. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Time

Johnston Branch Location: Johnston Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Miss Tiffany. 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 but young children of all ages are welcome. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:15 AM.

Baby Time

McCreless Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. For babies 0-18 months and their caregivers. Branch Location: McCreless Library. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Angela O'Malley. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.9170. Audience: Kids. Family. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:15 AM – 10:45 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, October 15, 2019, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Mindfulness for Families

Great Northwest Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Number/Email: catherine.prazak@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Cam Brooks. Audience: Family. Additional Info: Mindfulness is a family and child meditation class designed for children at least 4 years of age accompanied by an adult. Class will consist of focused breathing exercises and light stretches. This program is provided through the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Fitness in the Park program. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Meditation Session

Pan American Meditation has been proven to be a powerful tool in fighting the stress that comes with daily life. Come quiet the noise of the outside world and spend some time practicing meditation. All people are welcome. Branch Location: Pan American Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Steven Barrera. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9150 steven.barrera@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Abel Menchaca. Audience: Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Time

Pan American Branch Location: Pan American Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. 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 18 to 36 months. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 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, October 15, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 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, October 15, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Story Time

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Room: Children's. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Play time to follow to further promote early literacy skill building. Recommended for 3-5 year olds and a caregiver. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Bilingual Story Time/Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe

Forest Hills 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. Branch Location: Forest Hills Library. Room: Kids Corner. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 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, October 15, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM.

Story Time

Las Palmas Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Valerie Shelley. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9200. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for three to five year olds and their grown-ups. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Time

Potranco Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement, enhancing their social, emotional, and language development. Plan on a twenty-minute program then stay for up to forty additional minutes of open play with a variety of early learning materials. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Branch Location: Potranco Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Audience: Kids. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

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 starts. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Story Time - Apples and Pumpkins

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, October 15, 2019, 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, October 15, 2019, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Alamo Area Woodcarvers

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Barbara Kwiatkowski. Staff Contact Number/Email: barbara.kwiatkowski@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Alamo Area Woodcarvers. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Join the Alamo Area Woodcarvers for community carving. Beginners welcome. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Story Time

Johnston Branch Location: Johnston Library. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Miss Tiffany. 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 but young children of all ages are welcome. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 12:15 PM.

Story Time

Potranco Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for three to five year olds. Branch Location: Potranco Library. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 12:15 PM – 1:15 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 starts. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Fitness in the Park - Circuit Training

Semmes Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Circuit Training classes include a variety of activities geared towards increasing endurance, power, strength, stamina, and speed. Exercises will also focus on flexibility and agility, giving you a great total body workout. An exercise "circuit" refers to one completion of all prescribed exercises in the program. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Mission Table Tennis

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Large Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Why should kids have all the fun? Table Tennis Time just for adults! No matter your level of experience come and play at Mission. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Afternoon Book Club

Igo Join the members of the Afternoon Book Club for compelling reads and engaging discussions on a variety of books! Some of 2019's picks will include "Jillian Boxfish Takes a Walk" by Kathleen Rooney, "Factfullness" by Hans Rosling, and "Anne of Green Gables" by L.M. Montgomery. No Sign-Up required. Pick up a copy of the current book at the Igo circulation desk. Branch Location: Igo Library. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Elizabeth Garza. Staff Contact Number/Email: elizabeth.garza2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Classic Film Series

Great Northwest Join us for a screening of Alfred Hitchcock's classic film "Psycho" (rated R). Stay for a discussion about the movie and Alfred Hitchcock trivia. Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Movies. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Movie is rated R. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 2:00 PM.

Fitness in the Park - Yoga

Semmes Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Exercise your mind, body and soul. Yoga helps reduce anxiety, improve flexibility, relieve stress and improve respiratory functions. Try one of several types of yoga offered, including our Family Friendly Yoga classes that are open to families with young children. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that, today, is practiced as a graceful form of exercise. It involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner, great for stretching and serenity. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Felt Pan Dulce Ornaments

Central To celebrate Hispanic Heritage, we are making felt conchas, empanadas or marranitos. All supplies will be provided. No registration required. Supplies are limited, participation is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Latino Collection & Resource Center. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Blanca. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-2500. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Featured Event: Hispanic Heritage Month. Additional Info: The Central Library has available parking in an attached City parking garage with an entrance on Soledad Street. When visiting the Central Library, please bring your ticket with you. Tickets are validated at the Central Library 1st floor Information Desk near the public computer area. This is a self-service process and only takes a few seconds. Staff will be happy to help if you have any questions. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Tween Time

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Room: Meeting Room. 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. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Kids Time

Forest Hills Books, crafts and activities recommended for school-age children. Younger children welcome when accompanied by an adult. Branch Location: Forest Hills Library. Room: Kids Corner. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

LEGO Time

Bazan Branch Location: Bazan Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Bazan. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9160. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Come be creative with Lego bricks! Recommended for school age children. Please note: Lego creations must stay in the library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Chess Club!

Cody AGES 7-18: Join us on Tuesdays at 4PM for strategy and games. Feel free to bring your own chessboard! All skill levels welcome, including beginners. Branch Location: Cody Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Amy Rae Weaver. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9100. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: AGES 7-18: Join us on Tuesdays at 4PM for strategy and games. Feel free to bring your own chessboard! All skill levels welcome, including beginners. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Lego Time

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. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Lego Club

Johnston LEGO® lovers unite! Come and get creative with LEGOs! Recommended for children ages 3-12. Library provides all Lego. Branch Location: Johnston Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Please note: Lego creations must stay at the library. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Teen Tuesday

Collins Garden Every week is different! You get to decide what activity we do. Sometimes we play board games, make crafts, play video games, or just hang out! For teens ages 13-18. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Tween Time

Landa 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. Branch Location: Landa Library. Event Type(s): Tween Time. Audience: Kids. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

LEGO Club

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Room: Meeting Room B. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Katy Dillard. Staff Contact Number/Email: Katherine.Dillard@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Katy Dillard. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Additional Info: Come play with LEGO! Be creative. Build something amazing. Recommended for school age children (5-12 years) due to small size of bricks. Please note that LEGO creations stay at the library. Free event. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Kids' Time

Pruitt Books, crafts and actiities recommended for school-age children. Younger children welcome when accompanied by an adult. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Staff Contact Name: Cynthia Saenz. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-650-1122. Audience: Kids. Family. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Teen Time

Semmes Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Other. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: All teens are welcome to study, play games, or hang out. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Teen Time

Mission Teens (13-18) are welcome to join us each week during the summer for a different activity including board and video games, movies, crafts, cooking, and more. Branch Location: Mission Library. Event Type(s): Other. Audience: Teens. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Executive Book Review

Cody ***Registration is required*** Pat Whitty will present "15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership" in the meeting room of the Cody Public Library. Light snacks will be available. Branch Location: Cody Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Marcella McGowan. Staff Contact Number/Email: marcella.mcgowan@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Peter Braueler. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Teen Time

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Room: Meeting Room B. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Chris Castillo. Staff Contact Number/Email: chris.castillo@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Chris Castillo. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teens (13-18 only), consider this your official invitation. You decide what we do! Teen Time is whatever you’re into and whatever we can facilitate. Here is non-comprehensive list of what teens have done: study hall, learn a new language, video games (Xbox 360), watching films, astronomy, astrology, crafting, sewing, embroidery, cooking, dancing, an instrument, exploring virtual reality (Oculus Go), 3D printing (printer and pens), making art, photography (DSLR, film, instant), videography, coding, robot… Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 5:45 PM – 7:45 PM.

Teen Time!

Cody Ages 13-18 only! Come to Teen Time for art, crafting, technology, competition, or something completely different. You decide what we do! Branch Location: Cody Library. 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, October 15, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Salsa and Cumbia Dance Lessons!

Cortez Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and join us for our beginner's salsa and cumbia dance lessons! Led by professional dancers, the lessons will be every Tuesday at 6p from Sept. 17 through Oct. 29 (except Oct. 1). No sign-up required. For ages 13+ only. Branch Location: Cortez Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Music & Dance. Staff Contact Name: Brooke Mjolsness. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.9130/brooke.mjolsness@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Mario Alvarado and Laura Rhodes. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Hispanic Heritage Month. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit empoweredartsstudio.org.

Teen Time @ Maverick

Maverick Teen Time @ Maverick is: a GREAT place to meet new people; a GREAT place to meet your friends; a GREAT place to play tabletop or video games, grab a snack, make a craft and just hang out! 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: Teens 13 - 18 yrs only! Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM.

Voices de la Luna

Tobin Monthly meeting of the poetry group Voices de la Luna. Branch Location: Tobin Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Mission Dark Bishop Chess Club

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. All Ages. Additional Info: Whether you are just learning or are a master join us to play and learn. All ages and skill levels are welcome! Open to new players. No registration required. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Twisted Stitches

Potranco Love all things woolly? We are the group for you. Sew, knit, and crochet, anything your fiber loving heart desires. We are an easy going meet-up group. We do have some supplies for your use including yarn, crochet hooks and knitting needles. I will have an easy beginner pattern to follow for those of you that would like it. Come out and enjoy the fun!! For ages 9 and up. Branch Location: Potranco Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Miranda O'Neill. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Additional Info: Meet-up group for ages 9 and up. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

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, October 16, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 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. Audience: Kids. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 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, October 16, 2019, 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 strucure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. Recommed for babies 0-18 months old and a caregiver. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:15 AM.

Toddler Two!

Tobin Designed with eager and active two-year olds in mind, these sessions include stories, music and movement to promote social, emotional and language development. Best for kids 24-36 months. Branch Location: Tobin Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Barbaraella Frazier. Staff Contact Number/Email: barbaraella.frazier@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Time

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Room: Meeting Room A. 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. Free Ticket Required - available at front desk 15 minutes before the program. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 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. Recommended for babies up to 18 months with their caregivers. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Tai Chi for Seniors

Carver Join us for this ancient Chinese practice of light exercise and meditation. Branch Location: Carver Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Braulia Carrillo. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9180. Presenter/Instructor: Anita Rogers. Audience: Seniors. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Basic Crochet

Memorial Come by and join the crochet fun! Supplies are furnished, but if you prefer you can bring your own supplies. All skill levels are welcome. Branch Location: Memorial Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Lupe Pinales. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9140. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Time

Memorial Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Branch Location: Memorial Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Audience: Kids. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

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, October 16, 2019, 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. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

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, October 16, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Time

Maverick Branch Location: Maverick Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Audience: Kids. Adults. Additional Info: Toddlers actively participate in stories, musi and movement enchancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children ages 11 1/2-3 years old and a caregiver. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 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, with art or craft activity to follow. Recommended for three to five year olds. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Time

Tobin Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for younger toddlers ages 16 to 24 months. Branch Location: Tobin Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Barbaraella Frazier. Staff Contact Number/Email: barbaraella.frazier@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Story Time

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Room: Meeting Room A. 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. Free Ticket Required - available at front desk 15 minutes before the program. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 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 18 to 36 months. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 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, October 16, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

WORLD MATTERS (older homeschool)

Great Northwest People are who make a difference in this world. You can make a difference too! Make some great friends and enjoy learning together at WORLD MATTERS. Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Tween Time. Staff Contact Name: Cari Raley. Staff Contact Number/Email: cari.raley@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Misty Gassaway. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Register with e-mail. Send your name and age to the above e-mail. For homeschoolers aged 9 and older. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM.

WORLD MATTERS (younger homeschoolers)

Great Northwest We will talk about all kinds of celebrations about different people groups and also individual people that made a difference. Our world is an awesome place! Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Staff Contact Name: Cari Raley. Staff Contact Number/Email: cari.raley@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Cari Raley. Audience: Family. Additional Info: Register by sending an e-mail with the names and ages of your children to the above address. For ages 5-9. Let me know if you have younger ones, so I can have toys out for them. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 12:15 PM – 1:30 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, October 16, 2019, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM.

Hand Bee

Encino Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Michelle Ricondo. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9250. Presenter/Instructor: Encino Park Hand Bee Group. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Arts & Culture. Additional Info: Do you sew? Knit? Quilt? Tat? Are you interested in learning more? Join an experienced group for a Wednesday afternoon of hand sewing, advice and conversation. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM.

YOGA for Seniors

Carver Join us for a low intensity form of Yoga using movement, breathing and posture to improve your health. These non-strenuous exercises will increase relaxation, strengthen your muscles and joints and enrich the mind, body and spirit. Classes are taught by an experienced teacher. Branch Location: Carver Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Braulia Carrillo. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9180. Presenter/Instructor: Gloria Simmons. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 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, October 16, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Cane Fu

Mission Come and learn about the art of Cane Chi with Mr. Robert Anguiano Jr. Cane Fu is a basic self-defense program that incorporates a cane. Mr. Anguiano is a certified Cane Master and Black Belt with the American Cane System and has over 10 years of experience. He will share his experience of learning that a cane is not a crutch and is useful in many other ways. 10 canes will be provided, or bring your own. First-come, first served. Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Meeting Room South. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Presenter/Instructor: Mr. Robert Anguiano Jr. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Storytime

Carver Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity, with a craft or activity to follow. Recommended for three to five year old children. 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. Adults. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Lego Club

Cody Branch Location: Cody Library. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Staff Contact Name: Kristin Yourdon. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9100. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Build. Play. Create. Join in the fun of LEGO Time. Designed for children age five to twelve due to small size of bricks. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Read to a Dog

Encino 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? 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. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Read to a Dog

Cody Branch Location: Cody Library. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Staff Contact Name: Kristin Yourdon. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9100. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Children are invited to the Cody Branch Library to read one-on-one to certified therapy dog Beau Jangles! Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Come & Go Crafts

Collins Garden Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Come & Go Crafts. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Express yourself! Come to the library after school for creative, self-directed craft activities. For children ages 5-12 years old. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 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): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Barbaraella Frazier. Presenter/Instructor: Margaret Rivera. Audience: Kids. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 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. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Nature Bingo!

Cortez Branch Location: Cortez Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Cammie Brantley/Nicole Cubillas. Staff Contact Number/Email: cammie.brantley@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Susan Campbell, Parks Department. Audience: Kids. Adults. Family. Featured Event: Nature Smart Libraries. Additional Info: Another fun event from the Nature Smart Libraries Team...play bingo! Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 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: Join us at the Guerra Library for some after school process art fun. Come and develop creative thinking and foster self expression through art. Interact with a variety of art media to create your own piece of art. Recommended for children 6 - 12 years old. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Volunteering with Teen Club

Landa Want to shine up your resume or college application by earning volunteer hours? Want to help develop your team-building and leadership skills in a for-real fun environment with other teens like you? Awesome! Come to Landa Teen Club - you can do all those things at our weekly meetup where we plan projects, make cool stuff, learn new things, and hang out with friends old and new. You can join us as a Drop-In or sign-up to be a Regular volunteer. Whatever works for you! Stop by and talk to Rebekah for more details. Drop-In Volunteering is a same-day, one-time volunteer opportunity for teens 14-18 years old. Just come in on that day to earn hours. Regular volunteering requires a short application process and then you can earn hours throughout the year around your schedule. Branch Location: Landa Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Rebekah Corley. Staff Contact Number/Email: (210) 207-9090. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Art at the Library

McCreless Join us as we learn about a different artist or illustrator each month and create a fun art project in that style. We'll use all kinds of different techniques and materials. Be prepared to get messy and have fun! This month learn about Henri Matisse. Branch Location: McCreless Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Angela O'Malley. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.9170. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Jewelry Making

Memorial Enjoy a fun jewelry making class. Supplies are provided. All skill levels welcome. Branch Location: Memorial Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Lupe Pinales. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9140. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

LEGO Time

San Pedro Bulid. Play. Create. Join in the fun of LEGO Time. Designed for children ages 5-12. Larger Duplos are available as well for younger children. Adult/caregiver required. Branch Location: San Pedro Library. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Karen Braeuler. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Please note that library parking is 30 cents per hour. Meter requires change. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Tween Time

Semmes Come chill with us! We do crafts and play games. Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Tween Time. Audience: Kids. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

LEGO Time!

Encino Build. Play. Create. Join in the fun of LEGO Time. Designed for children age five to twelve due to small size of bricks. Please note that LEGO creations stay at the library so there will be plenty of bricks for the next LEGO Time session. Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Staff Contact Name: Ann Laird. Staff Contact Number/Email: ann.laird@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Pumpkin Painting

Potranco We have lots of pumpkins, art supplies and paints and we'd love to see just how creative you can be. (ages 9-12). Branch Location: Potranco Library. Event Type(s): Tween Time. Staff Contact Name: Susan Genera. Staff Contact Number/Email: susan.genera@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 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, October 16, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM.

Teen Time

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Every week is something different! We could be watching movies, playing music, video or tabletop gaming, crafting, making delicious food, or just hanging out. Come and see for yourself! Teens 13-18 only, please. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM.

Teen Time

Igo Come and play games, make crafts or study at Teen Time! Activities will be different each week. Ages 13-18 only. Branch Location: Igo Library. Room: Auditorium. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Laura Herman. Staff Contact Number/Email: laura.herman@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Ages 13-18 only. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 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. Staff Contact Name: Rebekah Corley. Staff Contact Number/Email: (210) 207-9090. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

International Pronoun Day For Teens

Pruitt Your pronoun matters. Come join Fiesta Youth and SAPL as we partner to celebrate and acknowledge that individuals are entitled to have a safe place to be themselves. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Sheri Watkins. Staff Contact Number/Email: vertis.watkins@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Teen Time At Pruitt

Pruitt Teens, ages 13-18 are encouraged to come and hang out for an awesome activity weekly. Gaming, movies, anime, and crafting are included as possible activities. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Sheri Watkins. Staff Contact Number/Email: vertis.watkins@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Bazan’s Journal & Planner club

Bazan Need some space to write your thoughts and plan for world domination? You can write, plan, swap stationery, and chat about it. The Bazan’s Journal & Planner Club meets every third Wednesday. Branch Location: Bazan Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Enedina Hernandez Prater. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9160/enedina.prater@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Staff. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: This program is for adults 18 and over only. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:15 PM.

Teen Hangout

Bazan Branch Location: Bazan Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Georgina Garcia. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9160/georgina.garcia@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Come hang out after school for a couple of hours playing board games, video games, and making fun crafts. Opened to all teenagers ages 13-18. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Teen Time

Las Palmas Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teens can play board games, video games, do crafts, watch movies or just hang out. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Teen Time!

Thousand Oaks Wednesday nights belong to the teen! Join us for fun, food, board games, video games, crafts, conversation, laughs, and more. Teens 13-18 years old are welcome! Branch Location: Thousand Oaks Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Kimberly King. Staff Contact Number/Email: kimberly.king@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Teen Time

Westfall Join us in the teen space to hang out, meet friends, and learn something new. Teens 13-18. Branch Location: Westfall Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Presenter/Instructor: Cindy Cruz. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Horror Gaming

Encino Come play Hackmaster in a horror scenario. Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Mark Hall. Staff Contact Number/Email: mark.hall@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Adults. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:45 PM.

Teen Time

Schaefer Join us in the teen space to hang out, meet friends, and learn something new. Ages 13-18 only, please. Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Jorge Chavez. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9300. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 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: Teens between ages 13-18 are welcomed to join us. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Scary Movies

Las Palmas Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Name: Connie Hejl. Staff Contact Number/Email: connie.hejl@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Adults. Additional Info: We will be showing scary movies on Monday and Wednesday in October in the Teen Area. All movies are rated PG-13. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Teen Time: DIY key chains

Pan American Teens will be able to create their own key chains with the following supplies: -Resin -Plaster -Plastic toy animals -Beads -Pom Poms -Tassles -Shrinky Dinks Available while supplies last. 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, October 16, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Teen Club: Pancake Night

Encino Yum! Pancake Night! We will be creating delicious pancake art with a Fall theme and then devouring them. Win prizes too! Win-win! Ages 13-18 only. Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Krystal Owen. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9250. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Paranormal Investigators

Great Northwest The Paranormal Investigators from Sixth Sense Paranormal will be at the library to present a program highlighting the process of paranormal investigations. Sixth Sense Paranormal is dedicated to the investigation, documentation, and study of paranormal phenomena and activity. Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Presentation & Lecture. Staff Contact Name: Stephanie Vazquez. Presenter/Instructor: Sixth Sense Paranormal. Audience: All Ages. Additional Info: All ages are welcome to attend. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Athena Readers Book Club

Johnston Join us for a discussion of Joanne Ramos's The Farm. Branch Location: Johnston Library. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Share what you read and discover something new! Free books for participants! Refreshments provided! Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Teen Time

McCreless Branch Location: McCreless Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Come to Teen Time for crafts, snacks, games, or just hang out. You decide what we do! Ages 13-18 on;y, please. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM.

Citizenship Class

Pruitt No registration necessary; continuous enrollment. Class start and end dates? It starts when you attend and ends when you are done learning. Classes are in English. Classes are for adults only and free. The purpose is to prepare students for the naturalization process and test and to teach about the rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. 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: Light refreshments served. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Conversation Club (Advanced ESL)

Westfall Join fellow learners in practicing your English language skills. Focus on comprehension, reading, and conversational skills. Each week we will read different materials and discuss. Come LEARN with us! *For Advanced English Learners*. Branch Location: Westfall Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Languages. Staff Contact Name: Michelle D. Rickman. Staff Contact Number/Email: (210) 207-9228 / michelle.rickman@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Additional Info: Drop-in help available during Open Hours in LEARN@sapl: T/Th./F/Sat. 10am-6pm & W 12-8pm. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit guides.mysapl.org.

Bazan’s Snail Mail Social Club

Bazan Do you enjoy writing letters, post cards or have a pen-pal? Need some space to write to a loved one or even to your future self? Join like-minded people who enjoy the art of snail mail. Don’t have a pen-pal? We can help! The Bazan’s Snail Mail Social Club meets every third Wednesday. Branch Location: Bazan Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Enedina Hernandez Prater. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9160/enedina.prater@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Staff. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: This is an adult, 18 and over only program. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Wednesday Evening Book Group

Brook Hollow This group meets on the third Wednesday of every month. They discuss mainly fiction, along with the occasional non-fiction title. Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Cinema Terrible: Night of the Living Dead (With Special Guests Aggravator)

Central This month's Cinema Terrible offering chosen by popular vote is the original Night of the Living Dead. It's a low-budget independent cult classic that has been described as "one step up from a home movie" and "slightly tacky." Joining us are special guests Aggravator, San Antonio's own Thrash Metal maestros, who will be heckling and will play an informal DJ set of carefully chosen selections of metal music after the movie. We'll provide the popcorn, BYOD (bring your own non-alcoholic drinks) and bring your MST3K-style heckling skills to add to the witticisms provided by our heckle leaders! Up to 3 hours free parking at the Central Library Garage! Validate your parking ticket at the 1st floor Reference desk. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Name: Lorin Flores. Staff Contact Number/Email: lorin.flores@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Lorin Flores. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. For more info visit www.meetup.com.

Las Palmas Book Club

Las Palmas Please join us for a lively discussion of the book I'll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara. Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.mysapl.org.

Come & Go Crafts

Carver Express Yourself! Come to the library for creative, self-directed craft activities. All ages welcome; young children may need adult assistance. Branch Location: Carver Library. Event Type(s): Come & Go Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Braulia Carrillo. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9180. Presenter/Instructor: Braulia Carrillo. Audience: Kids. Family. Thursday, October 17, 2019.

Computer Basics

Bazan Branch Location: Bazan Library. Room: Learn Center. Event Type(s): Classes (Computer). Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Additional Info: Learn computer basics, including the use of a mouse and touch typing skills. No registration required; space limited. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Baby Time

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Room: Children's. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. Program includes time for baby and caregiver socializing after stories and songs. For babies 0-18 months and their caregivers. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM.

Story Time

Landa Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for 3-5 year olds and their caregiver. Branch Location: Landa Library. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:50 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, October 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

ABC Explorers

Great Northwest An exciting learning program geared for families of children aged 3 1/2 through 5 years old. Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Cari Raley. Staff Contact Number/Email: cari.raley@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: ABC Explorers "travel" around the world reading and learning about our alphabet, numbers, maps, countries, and many different kinds of exciting things. Bring a 3 ring binder to keep all your treasure! Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:15 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 starts. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Story Time

McCreless Join us as we read, sing, and dance our way through this interactive story time full of fun. Recommended for ages 2-5. Branch Location: McCreless Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Angela O'Malley. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9170. Audience: Kids. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Time

Thousand Oaks Branch Location: Thousand Oaks Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Time - Apples and Pumpkins

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, October 17, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Toddler, Two!

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Room: Children's. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: 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. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM.

Play & Learn: Let's Go To the Grocery Store

Forest Hills Branch Location: Forest Hills Library. Room: Kids Corner. Event Type(s): Play & Learn. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: We’ll talk, sing, read, write and play about grocery shopping.  Kids and their grownups will pretend and explore together about this important household job.   Recommended for children age five and under. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

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, October 17, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 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 starts. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Story Time - Apples and Pumpkins

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. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Story Time

Thousand Oaks Branch Location: Thousand Oaks Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 11:20 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Time

Semmes Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Randi Jones. Staff Contact Number/Email: randi.jones@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Randi Jones. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement, enhancing their social, emotional, and language development. Plan on a twenty-minute program then stay for up to forty additional minutes of open play with a variety of early learning materials. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM.

Mission Table Tennis

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Large Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Why should kids have all the fun? Table Tennis Time just for adults! No matter your level of experience come and play at Mission. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Fitness in the Park @ Encino: Low Impact Circuit Training

Encino Low impact workouts are a great way to get active while reducing the risk of injury! Low Impact Circuit Training classes are easier on the body removing certain exercises that place more stress on the hip & knee joints; running/sprinting and jumping. The goal of each class is to provide a total body workout. Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Mark Hall. Staff Contact Number/Email: mark.hall@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Kamla. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 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: Express yourself! Drop in for creative, self-directed activities. All ages welcome; young children may need adult assistance. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Teen Time Video Games

Guerra Branch Location: Guerra Library. Room: Barrera Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Audience: Teens. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Mission Concepcion: A Study in Historic Preservation and Modern Use

Igo Dr. Antonio Martinez-Molina of the UTSA College of Architecture will discuss one of his projects at the Mission Concepcion. This project focuses on the historic restoration, maintenance, and adaptability for modern uses, such as climate-control. Branch Location: Igo Library. Event Type(s): Presentation & Lecture. Staff Contact Name: irene frances scharf. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9080 irene.scharf@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Dr. Antonio Martinez-Molina. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Free Sexual Health Screenings

Las Palmas Metro Health is bringing sexual health services directly to the public. The mobile clinic offers free contraceptives, health and wellness information, as well as free sexual health screenings. The mobile van will be in the parking lot. Feel free to stop by for a sexual health screening or for free information. Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Teens. Adults. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.sanantonio.gov.

Thursday Book Group

Thousand Oaks Branch Location: Thousand Oaks Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Troy Lawrence. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.9190. Presenter/Instructor: Troy Lawrence. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Come join the Thousand Oaks Thursday Book Group. Stop by the branch and pick up a copy of the month's selection. Meet with us the third Thursday of the month for a book discussion and light refreshments. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Fitness in the Park @ Encino: Yoga

Encino Exercise your mind, body, and soul. Yoga teaches a set of practices – physical poses (asanas), breathing exercises (pranayama) and meditation (dhyana). Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Mark Hall. Staff Contact Number/Email: mark.hall@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Kamla. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM.

Third Thursday Book Club

Westfall Book Discussion over Celeste Ng's Little Fires Everywhere. Branch Location: Westfall Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Angelina Cortes. Staff Contact Number/Email: angela.cortes@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Come & Go Crafts

Cody Branch Location: Cody Library. Event Type(s): Come & Go Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Kristin Yourdon. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9100. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Express yourself! Drop in for creative, self-directed activities. All ages welcome; young children may need adult assistance. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 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, October 17, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Lego Time!

Las Palmas Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Event Type(s): Discovery Time. Staff Contact Name: Valerie Shelley. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9200. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Come be creative with LEGO bricks! Recommended for school-age children due to small size of some bricks. A limited number of DUPLO bricks are available for younger children. Please note: LEGO and DUPLO creations must stay at the library. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:45 PM.

Semmes Chess Club

Semmes Whether you are a beginner or a world champion, there's always a game on here. Come and play with us. Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. All Ages. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM.

Kids Graphic Novel Club

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Do you love graphic novels? Join us once a month to meet other kids that love them too! Come and talk about your favorite graphic novel or the one you are reading now. Stay to take part in fun activities related to graphic novels. Designed for ages 7 and up. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:45 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. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Amy Rae Weaver. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9100. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Ages 13-18 only! Unwind after school at the Cody Branch Library by playing video games, card games, or board games! Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 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): Other. Audience: Kids. Family. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Pokémon Time

Schaefer Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Attention all Pokémon players! Join us for some Pokémon fun every other Thursday. Feel free to bring your own device and cards. A limited number of devices will be available. Recommended for kids 12 and younger. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Kidding Around: Yoga for Kids

Cody Children today live in a very fast-paced world. Between pressures from school, extra curricular activities, their peers, parents, and society, the hustle and bustle of every day life can quickly wear down on a child’s inner peace and joy. All of these pressures and expectations can lead to a whole lot of stress, and while most kids are not familiar with the concept of stress, they can still experience what it feels like without giving it a label or name. Branch Location: Cody Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Samantha Gordano. Staff Contact Number/Email: samantha.gordano@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Kendal Selig- Kidding Around Yoga. Audience: Kids. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Bird Bingo

Cortez Branch Location: Cortez Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Other. Staff Contact Name: Cammie Brantley. Staff Contact Number/Email: cammie.brantley@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Susan Campbell, Parks Department. Audience: Teens. Adults. Featured Event: Nature Smart Libraries. Additional Info: Teens and Adults can learn about birds while they play bingo as part of the Nature Smart Libraries series of programs. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Teen Time

Cortez Calling all teens 13 to 18 years old. Come by and challenge your friends to video games, Board games or play your hand at some card games. Hang out with old friends and make new ones too. Have a friend that has never been here.....bring them along. Branch Location: Cortez Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Jo Ann. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9130. Audience: Teens. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Teen Chess

Pruitt Chill out and play chess. Can't play, no problem. Receive first-class instruction from our resident internationally ranked chess master. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Sheri Watkins. Staff Contact Number/Email: vertis.watkins@sanntonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Teen Thursdays @ Teen Library

Central How many Thursdays can we watch Beetlejuice? 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: It's October. If you're here, there should be something to do, usually at least two things from the list below: --watching a movie --making a snack --hanging out --impromptu singing --doing a craft --playing games. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit www.instagram.com.

Vinyl Sequin Pouch DIY @ Teen Library

Central Yay, sewing! 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: Whoa. It's a Thursday with a sewing craft, that maybe you'll find easy to do, maybe it's a struggle. But attempt it and see what happens. Fill it with HALLOWEEN sequins or.....or.....GLITTER! Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:20 PM. For more info visit www.instagram.com.

D&D Gaming

Tobin Role playing fun for all! Branch Location: Tobin Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: City of San Antonio. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9040. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Tween Book to Movie Club

Potranco Swiss Family Robinson by Johann Wyss is the book for October. Branch Location: Potranco Library. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Tweens unite! Each month we will meet and discuss a book and watch the movie that was based on it. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Family Game Night

Collins Garden Passive program. Families get together for some quality time over board games! All ages welcome. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Other. Staff Contact Name: Gina Brudi. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Family Chess Night

Pruitt Dinner and Chess! Come and play chess with family and friends. Chess players will enjoy a delicious catered dinner provided by Rackspace. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Cynthia Saenz. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-650-1122. Audience: All Ages. Additional Info: An advanced chess lesson with Alex, a nationally-ranked chess master, commences at 6:30 PM. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM.

Adult Coloring and COAST

Cortez Join us for our weekly adult coloring and COAST (Cortez Older Adult Social Time)! We'll have puzzles, games, coloring, light refreshments and music playing while you chat with your neighbors and relax. Branch Location: Cortez Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Madeline Vasquez. Staff Contact Number/Email: madeline.vasquez@sanantonio.gov/210.207.9130. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Adult Video Game Night

Memorial Have fun playing video games! The library offers a variety of games for the Xbox, Wii, and PlayStation. Program is for adults and is free to attend. Branch Location: Memorial Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Audience: Adults. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Fitness in the Park - Family Circuit Training

Semmes Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Additional Info: Circuit Training classes include a variety of activities geared towards increasing endurance, power, strength, stamina, and speed. Exercises will also focus on flexibility and agility, giving you a great total body workout. An exercise "circuit" refers to one completion of all prescribed exercises in the program. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Spooky Walk and Halloween Carnival

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Celebration. Staff Contact Name: Barbara Kwiatkowski. Staff Contact Number/Email: barbara.kwiatkowski@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Featured Event: Arts & Culture. Additional Info: Come and join us for Annual Parman Spooky Walk and Halloween Carnival. The trail starting by the playground will be transformed into an outdoor haunted house. Carnival games, special edition of story time, crafts, music and fun for all! Join us if you dare.... Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM.

Teen Kpop Club

Mission Are you a teen that loves Korean Pop music? Then please join us for a night of marathoning Kpop videos! Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Meeting Room South. Event Type(s): Other. Audience: Teens. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Makeup Tutorial by Crystal Osuna

Potranco Branch Location: Potranco Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Lisa Leandro. Staff Contact Number/Email: lisa.leandro@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Crystal Osuna. Audience: Teens. Adults. Additional Info: Artist Crystal Osuna will be giving a face painting tutorial and teaching us how to create special effects on a budget. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Intermediate/Advanced Chess

Pruitt Intermediate/Advanced Chess. Players above beginner wanting to improve. Receive first-class instruction from nationally-ranked Chess Master. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Community. Audience: Adults. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

The Catholic Archives: A Look into the Future

Texana and Genealogy The Central Library has available parking in an attached City Parking Garage accessible via Soledad Street. Library users receive 3 hours free parking with a validated ticket; anything over 3 hours is currently a flat rate of $5.00. Parking tickets are validated at the Central Library 1st floor Information Desk. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Latino Collection & Resource Center. Event Type(s): Presentation & Lecture. Staff Contact Name: Debbie Countess. Staff Contact Number/Email: debbie.countess@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Elvira Sanchez Kisser. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Texana/Genealogy. Additional Info: Join us as Archivist for the San Antonio Archdiocese, Elvira Sanchez Kisser, discusses the future of the archives, sacramental records, genealogical research and the ongoing renovations happening at the Catholic Chancery. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

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: cresencia.huff@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Little Read Wagon. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: This event is outdoors, rain or shine! Friday, October 18, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Pickwell Park 6911 Pickwell Dr. 78223. For more info visit www.mysapl.org.

Citizenship Class

Bazan The course will be 16 weeks long and space is strictly limited. Textbooks will be provided. Branch Location: Bazan Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Emily Flores. Staff Contact Number/Email: emily.flroes@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Additional Info: Please call Emily Flores with questions about registering for the course at 210.207.9168. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

Baby Time

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Room: Children's. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. Program includes time for baby and caregiver socializing after stories and songs. For babies 0-18 months and their caregivers. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM.

Adult Chess

Cody Adult chess is open to adults 18 years old and older with an interest in playing chess. Board set at library tables. Fridays at 11am. Branch Location: Cody Library. Event Type(s): Other. Staff Contact Name: Marcella McGowan. Staff Contact Number/Email: marcella.mcgowan@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

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. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM.

ESL - Basic Level Classes

Pruitt Basic ESL classes are for adult beginner English speakers only. The purpose of these classes are to acquaint you with the English words that you will use everyday with your family, friends, co-workers and other people in the community. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Susan McClellan. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-650-1122. Presenter/Instructor: Susan Mcclellan. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Light refreshments served. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Pop-in Puzzlemania

Pruitt Children and families are welcome to pop in anytime into our Kid Zone and help build any of our awesome puzzles. Come in and do your part! Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Cynthia Saenz. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-650-1122. Audience: Kids. Family. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Friends of the Semmes Branch Library Preview Sale

Semmes Join us for the Friends of the Semmes Branch Library Preview Sale. This sale is open to all current members of the Friends of the San Antonio Public Library. Not yet a Friend? You can join at the door. All proceeds of the book sale benefit the Semmes Branch Library. Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Book Sale. Audience: All Ages. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

TODDLER 2

Great Northwest Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Cari Raley. Staff Contact Number/Email: cari.raley@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:15 AM.

Bilingual Story Time

Tobin Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs in Spanish and English that develop their early literacy skills in two languages. Recommended for children from three to five years old. 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. Branch Location: Tobin Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Bilingual Story Time. Audience: Kids. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Two!

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Room: Meeting Room A. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Melissa Moser. Staff Contact Number/Email: melissa.moser@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Melissa Moser. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: 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 front desk 15 minutes before the program. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:15 AM – 11:05 AM.

Play & Learn: Let’s Go to the Grocery Store

Guerra Branch Location: Guerra Library. Room: Barrera Room. Event Type(s): Play & Learn. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Let’s talk, sing, read, write and play about grocery shopping. Kids and their grownups will pretend and explore together about this important household job. Recommended for children age five and under. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Tai Chi for Seniors

Mission Join us for this ancient Chinese practice of light exercise and meditation. Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Meeting Room South. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Seniors. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Room: Children's. 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 24 months, but 18 to 36 months welcome. Friday, October 18, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:50 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. Friday, October 18, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM.

Academia América - a Path to Citizenship

Las Palmas Academia América provides education programs and services to immigrants who qualify to apply for U.S. citizenship to help them prepare for the naturalization examination. For registration information, please call Academia América at 210-910-6363. Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210 910-6363. Presenter/Instructor: Academia América. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Friday, October 18, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.academiaamerica.org.

Qigong

Pan American Qigong is a holistic system of coordinated body posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used for health and spirituality. Due to the nature of the class, participants arriving late will not be admitted. Branch Location: Pan American Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Presenter/Instructor: Mary Martha. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Live Smart/Learn Well. Additional Info: Join us at the Pan American Branch Library for Qigong. All experience levels are welcomed. Friday, October 18, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

BABY TIME

Tobin Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition with their parent/caregiver. Recommended for babies up to 18 months. Branch Location: Tobin Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Barbaraella Frazier. Staff Contact Number/Email: barbaraella.frazier@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Friday, October 18, 2019, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

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 front desk 15 minutes before the program. Branch Location: Parman Library. Room: Meeting Room A. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Melissa Moser. Staff Contact Number/Email: melissa.moser@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Melissa Moser. Audience: Kids. Family. Friday, October 18, 2019, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Fitness in the Park @ Schaefer: Yoga

Schaefer Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9300. Presenter/Instructor: Kamla Mangseth. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Join Instructor Kamla Mangseth for yoga every Friday. Classes are free and all fitness levels are encouraged to attend. Friday, October 18, 2019, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Read to a Dog

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Room: Children's. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Children are invited to the Brook Hollow Library to read to a dog! Children can practice their developing literacy skills by reading aloud to a gentle therapy dog, which is accompanied by the animal handler. Great for struggling and reluctant readers. All readers and pre-readers are welcome. Friday, October 18, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Guerra Chess Club

Guerra Kids, Teens, Adults, Family, Seniors, All Ages Chess is a great game for all ages. Join our group each Friday to learn about the game and to meet other chess players. Branch Location: Guerra Library. Room: Barrera Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Dexter Katzman. Staff Contact Number/Email: dexter.katzman@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Ruben Lozano. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Additional Info: Kids, Teens, Adults, Family, Seniors, All Ages Chess is a great game for all ages. Join our group each Friday to learn about the game and to meet other chess players. Friday, October 18, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Virtual Reality Fridays

Mission Please join us to explore the world of virtual reality gaming! Every Friday we will use the Oculus Rift to play games and complete challenges. All ages and all skill levels are welcome. Branch Location: Mission Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Mari Castellano. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-2704. Audience: All Ages. Friday, October 18, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:45 PM.

LEGO® Club

Memorial Build. Play. Create. Join in the fun of LEGO® Club. Designed for children age five to twelve due to small size of bricks. Please note that LEGO® creations stay at the library so there will be plenty of bricks for the next LEGO® Club meeting. Branch Location: Memorial Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Audience: Kids. Friday, October 18, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Family Fun Fridays

Thousand Oaks Branch Location: Thousand Oaks Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Family. Friday, October 18, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Pokémon Club

Mission Do you want to be the very best?! Do you want to catch them all?! Then join us for some Pokéfun! No matter your experience, if you're a true Pokémon master or just getting into the games, feel free to join us! All versions of the Pokémon games are welcome! Come try out Let’s Go Pikachu on the Switch. Branch Location: Mission Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Briana Rangel. Staff Contact Number/Email: briana.rangel2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: All Ages. Additional Info: We will be meeting in Quiet Rm 1 for today unless noted. We can teach you how to play and build your pokédecks! Must bring your own devices and cards to play. A deck MUST have 60 cards, with a combination of Pokémon, Trainers, and Energies to battle. Feel free to contact Briana for any questions. Friday, October 18, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.pokemon.com.