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Cinema Terrible: Cosmos: War of the Planets

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

August Thursday Nights @ Teen Library

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

Veterans: Need Help with Housing and Benefits?

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

Play & Learn

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, August 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Toddler Time

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, August 28, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Computer Basics

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). Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-2500. 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, August 28, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Email For Beginners

New to using email? In this introductory course, we will discuss opening an email account, how to draft an email with attachments, and all the ins and outs of managing an email account and sending emails. Space is limited. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Connect Training Center. Event Type(s): Classes (Computer). Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-2500. 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, August 28, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

August Thursday Nights @ Teen Library

Thursdays: what a bunch of options. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Teen Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Regina. Staff Contact Number/Email: regina.almanza@sanantonio.gov/207.2678. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Nothing is planned for the last two Thursday nights of August, so be here to suggest something. Maybe it's some art, maybe it's some craft, maybe a movie, maybe it's making a snack. If we've got it, and it's doable in the time and space, then let's do it! Thursday, August 29, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.instagram.com.

Meet the Artist: Audrya Flores

Meet artist Audrya Flores for an exhibit tour and nopal-carving workshop in Central Library's gallery. DIGGING is an exhibition that includes self-portraiture and a site-specific installation recognizing the serpent as a symbol of rebirth. Participants will carve nopales and create their own individual amulets to take home. Audrya Flores is a Tejana artist, educator, and mother from Brownsville, Texas who creates assemblage and installation work exploring themes of healing. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She has exhibited at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Mexic-Arte Museum, Lady Base Gallery, Provenance Gallery, Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival, and Centro de Artes. Flores lives and works in San Antonio, Texas. Flores repurposes textiles and organic materials for her portraits and installation work. The mystical images in her work are influenced by dreams, spirituality, the occult, and her roots in the border town of Brownsville, Tex… Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Gallery. Event Type(s): Presentation & Lecture. Staff Contact Name: Emma Hernandez. Staff Contact Number/Email: Emma.Hernandez@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Audrya Flores. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Latino Collection & Resource Center. 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. Thursday, August 29, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Come & Go Crafts

Branch Location: Central 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. Saturday, August 31, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Family Fun

Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Story Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Children and their grownups enjoy simple, shared activities. A time for families to have fun together. All ages welcome. Saturday, August 31, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM.

Come & Go Crafts

Branch Location: Central 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. Sunday, September 1, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Labor Day (Closed)

Additional Info: All libraries will be closed in observance of Labor Day. Todas las bibliotecas estarán cerradas. Monday, September 2, 2019. All Locations.

Play & Learn

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 3, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Toddler Time

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 4, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Come & Go Crafts

Branch Location: Central 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. Saturday, September 7, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Family Fun

Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Story Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Children and their grownups enjoy simple, shared activities. A time for families to have fun together. All ages welcome. Saturday, September 7, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM.

Come & Go Crafts

Branch Location: Central 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. Sunday, September 8, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Veterans: Need Help with Housing and Benefits?

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 9, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.agif-nvop.org.

Play & Learn

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 10, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Citizenship Information Sessions

Become a citizen! American Gateways presents a citizenship information session at several libraries (see below) that will introduce you to the process of becoming a citizen. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Presenter/Instructor: American Gateways. Audience: Adults. Family. Seniors. Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Toddler Time

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 11, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Come & Go Crafts

Branch Location: Central 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. Saturday, September 14, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Family Fun

Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Story Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Children and their grownups enjoy simple, shared activities. A time for families to have fun together. All ages welcome. Saturday, September 14, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM.

Come & Go Crafts

Branch Location: Central 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. Sunday, September 15, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Central Cinema Presents: Men in Black: Internantional

The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black organization. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Name: Melissa. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-2500. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Additional Info: Bring snacks to enjoy during the movie! If you are parking in the garage attached to the library please bring your ticket in for 3 hours of free parking with validation. Sunday, September 15, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:10 PM. For more info visit www.imdb.com.

La Lotería: A celebration of art y cultura

Join us at the library for Lotería-inspired art, stories, prizes, and activities. This festive kickoff to Hispanic Heritage Month features interactive readings with Xelena González, art reveals by John Picacio, a costume contest, and of course plenty of games! Playing spots are limited, so sign up soon. Corre y se va! Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Latino Collection & Resource Center. Event Type(s): Celebration. Staff Contact Name: Emma Hernandez. Staff Contact Number/Email: Emma.Hernandez@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Xelena González. 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. Sunday, September 15, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Veterans: Need Help with Housing and Benefits?

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 16, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.agif-nvop.org.

Play & Learn

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 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Toddler Time

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 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Feliz cumpleaños, El Santo! at El Luchador Bar

There are wrestlers.There are luchadores. And then there's El Santo! Join San Antonio Public Library as we partner with El Luchador Bar to screen the digitally restored film 'El Santo contra el Cerebro del Mal' in celebration of El Santo’s 102nd birthday. Stay after the film for Luchador mask making, trivia and cake cutting! 35 years after his death, El Santo remains an iconic symbol whose enduring popularity with the Mexican public transformed him from a superhero into a national hero. El Santo developed his persona as a heroic fighter for justice in a series massively influential of films spanning the years 1958 to 1982. The Permanencia Voluntaria film archive in Mexico City has digitally restored the first two El Santo films in recognition of their cultural and artistic significance. El Santo’s first movie, 'El Santo contra el Cerebro del Mal ,' was made in Cuba in 1958 right before the revolution in a film noir style. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Latino Collection & Resource Center. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Name: Emma Hernandez. Staff Contact Number/Email: Emma.Hernandez@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: San Antonio Public Library. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Hispanic Heritage Month. Additional Info: El Luchador is San Antonio's luchador-themed bar, located just outside of downtown. Join us at 622 Roosevelt Ave, 78210. Must be 21+ years old to legally drink in the state of Texas. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM.

Big Read Zine Launch Party

Join us in celebrating the launch of San Antonio Public Library's first ever community collaborate zine! Pick up a free copy of Big Read Zine, enjoy light refreshments and connect with other zinesters. A zine (pronounced ZEEN) is an independently published booklet. Big Read Zine accepted submissions for our first ever zine publication from May 20 - June 17th. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: East Terrace. Event Type(s): Celebration. Staff Contact Name: Emma Hernandez. Staff Contact Number/Email: Emma.Hernandez@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: San Antonio Public Library. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Featured Event: Latino Collection & Resource Center. 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. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit guides.mysapl.org.

Come & Go Crafts

Branch Location: Central 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. Saturday, September 21, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Effective Networking

SCORE is a national organization of volunteer men and women who use their business expertise and experience to serve the needs of small businesses in their community. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Presenter/Instructor: Joe Polichino, Jr. SCORE. Audience: Adults. Featured Event: Jobs and Small Business. Additional Info: Overcome your fears of networking! Learn tips to make your networking efforts more effective. How to prepare for a networking opportunity How to “break the ice” with someone and how to be remembered How to avoid the mistakes most people make networking Learn the secret to getting noticed over everyone else after the networking event. The presenter is Joe Polichino, Jr. a veteran business owner and 15 year SCORE mentor. Joe has owned several small businesses with annua… Saturday, September 21, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.score.org.

Learn Nature

Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Story Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Tom Kinsey is San Antonio’s favorite naturalist. Mr. Kinsey and his critters will be at the Central Library for a hands-on opportunity to learn about nature. Designed for young children but all ages are welcome. Saturday, September 21, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Los Chiles: sabrosos, deliciosos, y picosos

Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Latino Collection & Resource Center. Event Type(s): Celebration. Staff Contact Name: Sylvia Reyna. Staff Contact Number/Email: sylvia.reyna@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Blanca Rivera. Audience: Adults. Featured Event: Hispanic Heritage Month. Additional Info: Chile, a spicy, exotic little plant with properties used medicinally or as a flavorful companion and staple in almost every kitchen. Join culinary expert Blanca Rivera as she dishes out a savory pico de gallo and mole demo-presentation utilizing chiles that will be sure to titillate your pallet. The Central Library has available parking in an attached City parking garage accessible via Soledad Street. Library users receive 3 hours free parking; after that time the flat rate is currently $5. Parking… Saturday, September 21, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.mysapl.org.

Come & Go Crafts

Branch Location: Central 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. Sunday, September 22, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Veterans: Need Help with Housing and Benefits?

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 23, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.agif-nvop.org.

Play & Learn

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 24, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Toddler Time

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 25, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

SA Public Library Board Meeting

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 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Rock the Plaza

Teens (and their families) are invited to another great free event at Central Library on Saturday, September 28 from 12-4pm for the fifth year of this annual event featuring music and dance performances by teens for teens! This year’s lineup includes the musical talents of the Teen Library’s very own Eclectic Electric, as well as musical performances from Ariel Corin, Tai Li, and the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center Mariachis. Come support local teen artists! Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Plaza. Event Type(s): Music & Dance. Staff Contact Name: J.D. Elizondo. Presenter/Instructor: J.D. Elizondo. Audience: Teens. Saturday, September 28, 2019, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Come & Go Crafts

Branch Location: Central 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. Saturday, September 28, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Family Fun

Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Story Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Children and their grownups enjoy simple, shared activities. A time for families to have fun together. All ages welcome. Saturday, September 28, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM.

Come & Go Crafts

Branch Location: Central 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. Sunday, September 29, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Veterans: Need Help with Housing and Benefits?

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 30, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.agif-nvop.org.

Play & Learn

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 1, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Toddler Time

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 2, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

San Anto Zine Fest

San Anto Zine Fest (SAZF) has partnered with the San Antonio Public Library to present its third annual zine festival to take on Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 9AM-4:30PM in the Central Library Auditorium, Foyer and Latino Collection and Resource Center. SAZF is dedicated to independently published media, zines, comics and alternative press. Not only is this a showcase of San Antonio’s creativity, we hope it inspires others to create their own avenues for expression. This event will showcase more than 50 zines by creators across San Antonio and beyond, with lectures and panels to be announced soon. Event admission is free while zine prices vary. If you have any additional questions please contact the San Antonio Public Library staff point of contact Emma Hernandez at Emma.Hernandez@sanantonio.gov. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Foyer. Latino Collection & Resource Center. Event Type(s): Exhibit. Staff Contact Name: Emma Hernandez. Staff Contact Number/Email: emma.hernandez@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: San Anto Zine Fest. Audience: All Ages. Saturday, October 5, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM.

Come & Go Crafts

Branch Location: Central 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. Saturday, October 5, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Hojalata Tin Artwork

Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Story Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Family. Featured Event: Hispanic Heritage Month. Additional Info: One of the most beautiful expressions of Mexican folk art is hojalata or tin art work. We'll be making some folk art of our own as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Join us for a special Family Fun at the Central Library Children's Area. All ages welcome. Saturday, October 5, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM.

Come & Go Crafts

Branch Location: Central 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. Sunday, October 6, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Veterans: Need Help with Housing and Benefits?

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, October 7, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.agif-nvop.org.

Play & Learn

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 8, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Toddler Time

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 9, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Come & Go Crafts

Branch Location: Central 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. Saturday, October 12, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Family Fun

Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Story Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Children and their grownups enjoy simple, shared activities. A time for families to have fun together. All ages welcome. Saturday, October 12, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM.

Come & Go Crafts

Branch Location: Central 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. Sunday, October 13, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Veterans: Need Help with Housing and Benefits?

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, October 14, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.agif-nvop.org.

Play & Learn

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.

Toddler Time

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.

Come & Go Crafts

Branch Location: Central 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. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

What You Need to Know About Branding

SCORE is a national organization of volunteer men and women who use their business expertise and experience to serve the needs of small businesses in their community. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Presenter/Instructor: Joe Polichino, Jr. SCORE. Audience: Adults. Featured Event: Jobs and Small Business. Additional Info: This workshop will show you simple and effective ways to build your brand. What is branding? How do you build a brand in the market? Why is branding necessary? Get the answer to these and many other questions. The presenter is Joe Polichino, Jr. a veteran business owner and 15 year SCORE mentor. Joe has owned several small businesses with annual revenues of several thousand to $40 million. He is informative and entertaining, sharing stories about his experiences and how they apply to small business. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.score.org.

Come & Go Crafts

Branch Location: Central 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. Sunday, October 20, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Veterans: Need Help with Housing and Benefits?

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, October 21, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.agif-nvop.org.

Play & Learn

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 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Toddler Time

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 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Come & Go Crafts

Branch Location: Central 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. Sunday, October 27, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Veterans: Need Help with Housing and Benefits?

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, October 28, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.agif-nvop.org.

Play & Learn

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 29, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Toddler Time

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 30, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Veterans: Need Help with Housing and Benefits?

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, November 4, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.agif-nvop.org.

Veterans: Need Help with Housing and Benefits?

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, November 11, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.agif-nvop.org.

Veterans: Need Help with Housing and Benefits?

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, November 18, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.agif-nvop.org.