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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, September 24, 2018.

Pan American Branch Library Temporary Closure

SAPL Closures Branch Location: Pan American Library. Additional Info: Pan American Library will be closed Monday, September 24, through Sunday, September 30, for additional improvements funded in the 2018 City Budget to include new carpeting and an improved entryway. The bookdrop will remain open. We apologize for any inconvenience and invite you to visit these nearby locations: Collins Garden, Mission. Monday, September 24, 2018 – Sunday, September 30, 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, September 24, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Adult Low Impact Circuit Training and 30 min Core Training

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. 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, September 24, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Baby Time

Cody Branch Location: Cody Library. 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. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Story Time

Maverick Branch Location: Maverick Library. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Adults. Family. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for 3-5 year olds and a caregiver. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:15 AM.

Toddler Time

Semmes Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Randi Jones. Staff Contact Number/Email: randi.jones@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Randi Jones. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Monday, September 24, 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, September 24, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:05 AM.

Toddler Time

Cody Branch Location: Cody Library. 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. Monday, September 24, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Story Time

Maverick Branch Location: Maverick Library. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Adults. Family. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for 3-5 year olds and a caregiver. Monday, September 24, 2018, 11:00 AM.

Baby Time

Pruitt Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme, and repetition. Plan on a 15-20 minute program with time for baby and caregiver socializing afterwards. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Cynthia Saenz. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-650-1122. Audience: Kids. Family. Monday, September 24, 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, September 24, 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, September 24, 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, September 24, 2018, 11:15 AM – 12:15 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, September 24, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.agif-nvop.org.

Conversational Spanish

Johnston This class is designed for students whose goal is to learn to communicate orally in Spanish. Students will develop speaking, listening skills, and cultural awareness. Branch Location: Johnston Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Elsy Jackson. Staff Contact Number/Email: elsy.jackson@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Elsy Jackson. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Join us for our weekly Conversational Spanish Language class! BIENVENIDOS! Monday, September 24, 2018, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM.

Health, Wellness and Natural Living with Plant Based Products Classes: Introduction to Essential Oils

Encino It seems like everyone is talking about essential oils these days. What is so special about them and what can they do for me? Join us to find out how oils can be used to support all of your beautiful body systems. Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Michelle Ricondo. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9250. Presenter/Instructor: Jennifer Ulrich. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Live Smart/Learn Well. Additional Info: For more information and to RSVP, please contact: Jennifer Ulrich, 214-724-7471. Monday, September 24, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Tween STEM Club: The Science of Slime

Cody Branch Location: Cody Library. Event Type(s): Tween Time. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Learn how to make soap slime in a hands-on demonstration. Exclusively for children ages nine to twelve. Monday, September 24, 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, September 24, 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, September 24, 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, September 24, 2018, 4:00 PM – 4:45 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, September 24, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 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, September 24, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Lego Club

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Meeting Room South. 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 Legos. Please note: Lego creations must stay at the library. Monday, September 24, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Igo Dark Knights

Igo Get first-rate instruction and tips from our visiting chess master, Mitch Vergara. All levels of play are welcome, but this group is exclusively for second graders through high school seniors. Space is limited to 18 participants and free tickets are available on a first come, first served basis starting at 4:15 pm on program days. Meeting the second and fourth Mondays in August, September, and October. Branch Location: Igo Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Carrie Vance. Staff Contact Number/Email: carrie.vance@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Mitch Vergara. Audience: Kids. Teens. Monday, September 24, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:30 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, September 24, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Teen Hangout

Bazan Come hangout after school for a couple of hours of hanging out, playing board games, video games, or making cool crafts. Feel free to bring a friend or two for some after school fun! Branch Location: Bazan Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Georgina Salinas. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9160/georgina.salinas@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Only open to teenagers ages 13-18. Monday, September 24, 2018, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Minecraft Monday

Semmes Come play Minecraft with us! We have some ipads, but if you have your own device, we'd appreciate it if you brought that. Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Audience: Kids. Teens. All Ages. Monday, September 24, 2018, 5:00 PM – 6:00 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, September 24, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Teen Craft & Movie Night

Great Northwest Visit the library for Teen Craft & Movie Monday for teens ages 13-18 years old. This week we are watching Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and making shrinky dinks. 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, September 24, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Family Fun

Las Palmas Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Adults. 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. Monday, September 24, 2018, 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM.

Harry Potter Celebration!

Thousand Oaks It's the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter! Join us for fun games, crafts, and wizardly treats! Branch Location: Thousand Oaks 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, September 24, 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, September 24, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Skimmers Book Club: "The Child" by Fiona Barton

Schaefer Baby Alice Irving goes missing from her maternity crib in hospital in 1970. Forty-two years later, a baby's skeleton is found by workmen on a building site in Howard Street. Alice's mother, Angela, wants to believe it's Alice; Emma, who was a teenage resident on Howard Street in the 80's, is concerned a long buried secret is about to be exposed and Kate Waters, a newspaper journalist hung up on the humanity side of the discovery of the bones, is determined to get to the truth. Come to book club to find out the truth! Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Sheridan Richardson. Staff Contact Number/Email: sheridan.richardson@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Monday, September 24, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Historical Fiction Book Group

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Join us for reading & discussing stories & adventures all over the world at all points in history! Monday, September 24, 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. Tuesday, September 25, 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, September 25, 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, September 25, 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, September 25, 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 and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:45 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. Staff Contact Name: Robin Alcorta. Staff Contact Number/Email: robin.alcorta@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Tuesday, September 25, 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 with their caregivers. In order to offer a quality experience for you and your child, attendance at all children’s programming is limited and provided on a first come first serve basis. Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Audience: Kids. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 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. Additional Info: Please register to attend at http://bit.ly/PLROM. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:10 AM – 11:45 AM. Rolling Oaks Mall, lower level near Macy's 6909 TX-1604 Loop E, 78247. For more info visit bit.ly.

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, September 25, 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, September 25, 2018, 10:15 AM – 10:45 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, September 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Story Time

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow 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 children ages 3 - 5 yrs. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11:00 AM.

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, September 25, 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, September 25, 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, September 25, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM.

Story Time

Las Palmas Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for children ages 3 - 5 yrs. Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Story Time I

Encino Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for 3-5-year-old children and their caregivers. In order to offer a quality experience for you and your child, attendance at all children’s programming is limited and provided on a first come first serve basis. Branch Location: Encino Library. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Tuesday, September 25, 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, September 25, 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, September 25, 2018, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

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, September 25, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 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, September 25, 2018, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Alamo Area Woodcarvers

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Room: Meeting Room B. 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: Live Smart/Learn Well. Additional Info: Join the Alamo Area Woodcarvers for community carving. Beginners welcome. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Art Journaling 101

Encino Want to relax and be creative at the same time? Join us on our new day and time as we delve into creating art with Art Journaling. No previous art ability necessary and basic supplies will be provided. 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, September 25, 2018, 12:30 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, September 25, 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, September 25, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Free Diabetes Workshop

Cortez Starting August 28, Cortez will host a free weekly diabetes workshop for 6 weeks. Learn to control your health and manage your symptoms. You'll also receive a free book, relaxation CD and a journal to help you. Topics covered include healthy eating, relaxation techniques, working with your doctor, exercise and working through negative emotions. Branch Location: Cortez Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Brooke Mjolsness. Presenter/Instructor: Veronica Ramirez. Audience: All Ages. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:30 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, September 25, 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! Heads-up: We'll be in the Quiet Room this week. 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! Heads-up: We'll be in the Quiet Room this week. Tuesday, September 25, 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, September 25, 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, September 25, 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: Build your best creation using the Library’s LEGOs. Bring your imagination and create your own LEGO worlds. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Tween Time

Landa Bring your friends and hang out for some games, crafts and interactive fun at the library. Exclusively for nine to twelve year olds. Branch Location: Landa Library. Event Type(s): Tween Time. Audience: Kids. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Yoga at Parman

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: barbara Kwiatkowski. Staff Contact Number/Email: barbara.kwiatkowski@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Adults. Family. 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! 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. You can bring your own mat or a beach towel. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Science Time

Schaefer Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: 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. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 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, September 25, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Sugar Skulls Workshop

Memorial Join us for a workshop on how to make sugar skulls in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Presenter Angelita Merla of the Esperanza Center will teach you how to make your very own sugar skull to decorate and take home. Supplies are provided. Workshop is limited to 20 people. Children under 6 need an adult with them. Call the library at 210-207-9140 to reserve your spot today! Branch Location: Memorial Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Freddy Hudson. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9140. Presenter/Instructor: Angelita Merla. Audience: Adults. Featured Event: Hispanic Heritage Month. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 5:00 PM – 7:00 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. Audience: Kids. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Teen Time

Semmes Come and hang out for an hour! We play games, watch youtube videos, and just hang out. Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Audience: Teens. Tuesday, September 25, 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, September 25, 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, September 25, 2018, 5:15 PM – 7:45 PM.

Teen Game Night

Parman Come hang out with us at Teen Time! Every Tuesday we do something fun like crafting, cooking, or gaming. Join us and bring a friend or make some new ones. This is YOUR time-- let us know what you want to do and we'll make it happen. Ages 13-18 only, please. Want to keep up to date with our teen programming? Text @parmanteen to 81010 to receive notifications and updates on your phone, as well as ask questions or suggest what we should do next. Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Number/Email: (210) 207-2703. Audience: Teens. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 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, September 25, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Teen Tuesdays

Potranco Branch Location: Potranco Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Lisa Leandro. Staff Contact Number/Email: lisa.leandro@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: 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.We play games, watch Youtube videos, and just hang out. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Teen Time: Galaxy Jars!

Cody AGES 13-18 ONLY: Make cool swirling galaxy jars to take home! 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: Make cool swirling galaxy jars to take home! Tuesday, September 25, 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, September 25, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Intro to Internet Basics and Navigation

Cortez Patrons will be introduced to the basics of internet usage and navigation. 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: 210-207-9138/melody.ayala@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Melody Ayala. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Additional Info: Please contact Melody Ayala (Training Officer) for more information. Tuesday, September 25, 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, September 25, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 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, September 25, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

STEAM for Adults: Journal & Planner Night

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Please join us for our first ever journaling/planner night. Bring your own planner/journal/spiral. (We’re making cereal box journals on September 18!) Paper and other supplies will be provided. Learn the basics on journaling, whether you want to keep track of things, have a diary, or just love an excuse to draw and use stickers. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Steam for Adults: Painting Palette - An Introduction to colors and painting skills

Central Learn how to paint and create a beautiful art piece with little or no experience of the painting skills. The art work can be yours. Painting supplies will be provided free of charge. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Event Type(s): Come & Go Crafts. Presenter/Instructor: An Artist from Anshvi Art Alive Organization. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:00 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, September 26, 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, September 26, 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, September 26, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:30 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, September 26, 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, September 26, 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, September 26, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:05 AM.

Baby Time

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Meeting Room South. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: staff. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-2704. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. For babies 0-18 months and their caregivers. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:15 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, September 26, 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, September 26, 2018, 10:30 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. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

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, September 26, 2018, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

Story Time

Cody Branch Location: Cody Library. 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, September 26, 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, September 26, 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, September 26, 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, September 26, 2018, 11:00 AM.

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, September 26, 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, September 26, 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 18 to 36 months. Wednesday, September 26, 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, September 26, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Homeschool LIBRARY ADVENTURES

Great Northwest Program designed for families of homeschool kids ages 6-12. Hands-on learning activities in science, geography or history. To register, email your name and the ages of your children to cari.raley@sanantonio.gov. Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Staff Contact Name: Cari Raley. Staff Contact Number/Email: cari.raley@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 12:15 PM – 1:15 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, September 26, 2018, 12:15 PM – 12:45 PM.

Hand Bee

Encino 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. 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: Live Smart/Learn Well. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 12:30 PM – 3:00 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, September 26, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 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, September 26, 2018, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

Computer Basics

Central Are you new to the computer? Have you wanted to get on the internet but don’t know how? This class is for new computer users and provides an opportunity to practice using the mouse and keyboard. Come to this introduction to the computer and internet! Space is limited. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Connect Training Center. Event Type(s): Classes (Computer). Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Additional Info: The Central Library Garage is adjacent to the Central Library and accessible via Soledad Street. Each visitor to the parking garage automatically receives 2 hours 59 min validated parking. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Great Northwest Learn the basics of Microsoft Word. We'll provide a laptop for you to use. Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Event Type(s): Classes (Computer). Staff Contact Name: Christina Martinez. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9210. Presenter/Instructor: Christina Martinez. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Group Room. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 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. Wednesday, September 26, 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, September 26, 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, September 26, 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 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, September 26, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.therapyanimals.org.

Come & Go Crafts

Bazan Branch Location: Bazan Library. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Bazan Library. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9160. 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. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:30 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, September 26, 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. Wednesday, September 26, 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, September 26, 2018, 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, September 26, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Wacky Wednesdays - Clay Creations

Thousand Oaks Bring your friends and hang out for some interactive fun at the library. No desks. No tests. Just fun! Crafts and activities recommended for school-age children. Younger children welcome when accompanied by an adult. Branch Location: Thousand Oaks 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, September 26, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Encino Chess Club

Encino Whether you want to improve your skill level, learn new strategies, or are just getting started with chess you are welcome at Encino's weekly chess club. Chess sets will be provided, but feel free to bring your own. In order to offer a quality experience for you our patrons, attendance at all programming is limited and provided on a first come first serve basis. Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Michelle Ricondo. Presenter/Instructor: John Spietz. Audience: All Ages. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

3D Print Lab

Schaefer Are you a teen that is interested in learning about 3D printing? Check out Schaefer Library's 3D printers in the Teen Space. Watch a demo or get interactive and make something! 13-18 years only. Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Cindy Cruz. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, September 26, 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, September 26, 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, September 26, 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, September 26, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:00 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 who need 4 or less hours! Shifts are available Wednesdays 4:30-6:30p hanging out with Teen Club, and Saturdays both 10am-12pm and 2-4p. Stop by and ask for Ms. Rebekah for more details. And hey – do you need more than 4 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, September 26, 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, September 26, 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 games, watch movies and be creative. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM.

Teen Time

Pruitt Come hang out with us. Weekly activities vary- movies, crafts, making snacks, and playing video games are some of your choices, but it's up to you to help decide what we do! Ages 13 to 18 only. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

YogaFit: Relief for Text Neck, Mouse Shoulder, and Chair Back

Tobin FREE sessions every Wednesday during September and October for ages 13 and up. This is a movement class that is based on YogaFit principles and techniques. Bring a yoga mat, or chairs are provided if needed. You will learn how to modify the movements to work for your personal needs. Every class is a new experience, so if you can, please attend all 8 sessions. Classes are taught by Renae Cane, M.Ed. certified Personal Trainer and co-author of “Dynamic Body Response” a rehabilitative exercise book. Branch Location: Tobin Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM.

Teen Hangout

Bazan Come hangout after school for a couple of hours of hanging out, playing board games, video games, or making cool crafts. Feel free to bring a friend or two for some after school fun! 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. Additional Info: Open to teens ages 13-18 years of age. Wednesday, September 26, 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, September 26, 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, September 26, 2018, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Teen Time

Westfall Every week is something different! We could be playing video board games, making crafts or food, or just hanging out. Come and see for yourself! Teens 13-18 only, please. Branch Location: Westfall Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tabletop Gaming Night @ Encino

Encino Ever wanted to try Settlers of Cattan, Pandemic, Munchkin, or even Ticket to Ride but had no one to play with? Well we have the answer to your problem! Encino Tabletop Gaming Night! Learn new games, meet new people, have some fun! Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Michelle Ricondo. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9250. Presenter/Instructor: Marcel Martinez Alvarez. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Adult Summer Reading. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 5:00 PM – 8:00 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. All teens between ages 13-18 are welcomed to join us. Branch Location: Johnston Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Whatev. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.mysapl.org.

STEAM for Adults: Highlands High School Engineering Institute

McCreless Join us for an evening filled with demonstrations and activities highlighting Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM). The Highlands High School Engineering Institute will be on-hand to showcase robots and to provide fun activities. Sphero kits will also be available for those in attendance to enjoy. Branch Location: McCreless Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Marisa DeBow. Presenter/Instructor: Highlands High School Engineering Institute. Audience: Teens. Adults. Family. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:00 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, September 26, 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, September 26, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Coloring for Grown-Ups

Bazan Attention all Grown-Ups Join us as we color away the stress of being an adult! Let’s decompress, listen to some music and COLOR. Adult’s Only. Child free zone because this is your time. Branch Location: Bazan Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Enedina Hernandez Prater. Staff Contact Number/Email: enedina.prater@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Enedina Hernandez Prater. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: for ages 18 and over only. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

STEAM for Adults: Acrylic Pouring

Brook Hollow Learn to create colorful abstract art by pouring paint on canvas. The class will include the opportunity to do a four-color pour with the option to create cells. No previous art experience is necessary. All materials will be provided. This program is for adults ages 18 and up only. ***Registration is required***. Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

FREE GED Resources at SAPL

Forest Hills Get your GED. You can do it. The San Antonio Public Library can help! Attend an introduction to all the free Library resources that can help you prepare for your GED. This interactive class is presented by Emily Flores, a LEARN at SAPL Training Officer. Laptops will be provided for the class. After the class Ms. Flores will be available at Bazan for more GED help and questions. Get that GED! Branch Location: Forest Hills Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210 207 9230. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 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, September 26, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Read it. Love it! Discuss it. Book Club

Encino Love talking about books? Join us every last Wednesday of the month at Encino for lively discussions about our book selection of the month. Pick up a copy of the book at the Encino Circulation Desk or download it from Libby app. Hope to see you there! 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: Arts & Culture. Additional Info: September 26 - The Book That Matters Most by Ann Hood. Wednesday, September 26, 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. Thursday, September 27, 2018.

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, September 27, 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. Preescolares disfrutan de historias y canciones en Español e Ingés que desarrollan sus habilidades de alfabetización temprana en dos idiomas. Recomendado para niños de tres a cinco años. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:45 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, September 27, 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, September 27, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Toddler Time

Encino Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional, and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. In order to offer a quality experience for you and your child, attendance at all children’s programming is limited and provided on a first come first serve basis. Branch Location: Encino Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Audience: Kids. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

CAMP LIBRARY: Mrs. Wishy-Washy's Farm

Great Northwest 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: CAMP LIBRARY is a time children and their caregivers can actively play, learn and interact in many different ways with a story. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:15 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. Thursday, September 27, 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, September 27, 2018, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Toddler Time - Lovely Leaves

Thousand Oaks Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Branch Location: Thousand Oaks 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, September 27, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 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, September 27, 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, September 27, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Story Time II

Encino Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for 3-5-year-old children and their caregivers. In order to offer a quality experience for you and your child, attendance at all children’s programming is limited and provided on a first come first serve basis. Branch Location: Encino Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Audience: Kids. Thursday, September 27, 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, September 27, 2018, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Story Time - Lovely Leaves

Thousand Oaks Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for three to five year olds. Branch Location: Thousand Oaks 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, September 27, 2018, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Landa Mystery Book Club

Landa Branch Location: Landa Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Karen Sebesta. Staff Contact Number/Email: karen.sebesta@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Karen Sebesta. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Live Smart/Learn Well. Additional Info: You are invited to join this congenial group for a lively discussion of the month's selected mystery. You are welcome to bring a sack lunch; beverages are provided. Please contact Landa at 207-9090 for this month's title. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Toddler Time

Semmes Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Randi Jones. Staff Contact Number/Email: randi.jones@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Randi Jones. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Thursday, September 27, 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, September 27, 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, September 27, 2018, 12:30 PM – 1:15 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, September 27, 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, September 27, 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, September 27, 2018, 2:00 PM – 5:00 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, September 27, 2018, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM.

Internet Basics and Cyber Security

McCreless Are you new to computers? Do you want to know more about the internet? Well come to our class. You will learn the basics on search engines, internet browsers and how to search the web safely. Sign up today by calling the library or visiting the reference desk. Branch Location: McCreless Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Classes (Computer). Staff Contact Name: Joseph N Gonzales. Staff Contact Number/Email: joseph.gonzales3@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Joseph. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Laptops will be provided. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Lego Time

Las Palmas Legos in the library! Make our challenge of the day 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 and leave it on display in the library. Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Semmes Chess Club

Semmes Come join us for chess! Whether you're an international grandmaster or just learning the game, you're welcome to come hang out and play some friendly games. Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Audience: All Ages. Thursday, September 27, 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. FYI: We'll be in the Quiet Room for this one! Branch Location: Cody Library. 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. FYI: We'll be in the Quiet Room for this one! Thursday, September 27, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Lego Builders

Forest Hills 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. Branch Location: Forest Hills Library. Room: Kids Corner. Event Type(s): Other. Audience: Kids. Family. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 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): Kids Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Thursday, September 27, 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 Name: staff. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-2704. Presenter/Instructor: staff. 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, September 27, 2018, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Robot Roundup

Schaefer Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Schaefer Library has a variety of robots and other gadgets for kids. Kids 12 and under can join us as we learn to operate these devices together. It's going to be techtacular! Thursday, September 27, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 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: joann.paredes@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Meet the Occulus Go

Igo Branch Location: Igo Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Audience: Teens. Adults. Additional Info: Join us in trying out a new technology: the Occulus Go virtual reality headset. Experience a walk in outer space or a swim in the ocean. So that everyone will have a chance to demo the device, we're limiting each session to 10 minutes. Adults and teens only please. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Teen Chess

Pruitt Receive first-class instruction from our Chess Master, Mr. Weinberg, and then enjoy free pizza from Domino's. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Teen Librarian. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-650-1122. Presenter/Instructor: Alex Weinberg. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Strictly for Teens only. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Tween Time

Parman Every Thursday we do something fun like crafting, cooking, or gaming. Join us and bring a friend or make some new ones. This is your time-- let us know what you want to do and we'll make it happen! For ages 9-12 only. Want to keep up to date with our tween programming? Text @partween to 81010 to receive notifications and updates on your phone, as well as ask questions or suggest what we should do next. Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Tween Time. Staff Contact Number/Email: (210) 207-2703. Audience: Kids. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Star Wars Night @ Teen Library

Central You R2 awesome. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Teen Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Regina Almanza. Staff Contact Number/Email: regina.almanza@sanantonio.gov/207-2678. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Take the eleVADER to the 3rd Floor. Teen Library is the room you are looking for. Ask if BB is hungry. You will be told, no, BB-8. A friend you will bring, or SOLO you will arrive. Make CHEWY foods to eat or maybe something where you USE THE FORKS. Too many puns? Done. Be here for Star Wars snacks, crafts, and movies! Thursday, September 27, 2018, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.flickr.com.

Teen Time Video Games

Guerra Video Games. Branch Location: Guerra Library. Room: Barrera Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Audience: Teens. Thursday, September 27, 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, September 27, 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, September 27, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Family Chess Night

Pruitt Come 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: Kids. Family. Additional Info: An advanced chess lesson with Alex, a nationally ranked chess master, commences at 6:30 PM. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 5:45 PM – 6:45 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, September 27, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Cooking Demo

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Meeting Room South. Event Type(s): Community. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Additional Info: Each month we cook a new recipe that can be easily replicated from a stove top at home! Thursday, September 27, 2018, 6:00 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, September 27, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Making it at Parman: Afternoon Tea just for Adults.

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Barbara Kwiatkowski. Staff Contact Number/Email: barbara.kwiatkowski@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Arts & Culture. Additional Info: Hear ye, hear ye. The Lords and Ladies of the San Antonio! Parman Library requests pleasure of your company for a royal tea and crumpets. You are invited to join us. Learn how to host a gracious casual or formal afternoon tea party with elegant entertaining ideas. Free Event. While Supplies Last. No registration required. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Busy Writers' Society

Semmes A group for folks carving out time in their busy schedules to write, to think about writing, to learn about writing and publishing, to promote their own writing ventures, and to meet and socialize with other writers. https://www.meetup.com/Busy-Writers-Society/?_cookie-check=cUfbFfeSxEGuek6u. Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Other. Audience: Adults. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.