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Teen Club @ Collins Garden

Every week is different! You (ages 13-18) can play video games, relax after school, vibe, do crafts, play board games. . . you get to pick! Teen volunteers plan the events and help lead the activities. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Tuesday, June 25, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Tuesday, June 25, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Tuesday Family Movies - Minions

Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Name: Rosa A Villa. Staff Contact Number/Email: rosa.villa@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Featured Event: Children's Summer with SAPL. Additional Info: Every Tuesday from June 25 - July 23. Join us this summer to watch movies that the entire family will enjoy. These films are G and PG rated. You can bring your own snack if you want to. Tuesday, June 25, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Watercolor Quotations

Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Rosa A Villa. Staff Contact Number/Email: rosa.villa@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Older Adults. Featured Event: Summer with SAPL for Adults. Additional Info: Come learn a faux “watercolor” technique to overlay inspirational quotations! This is a simple craft with beautiful results! We will provide the supplies while they last. Tuesday, June 25, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Meet Launch SA: Your Small Business Toolkit

Join us for an insightful event designed to help you discover resources available through Launch SA. Whether you’re a new entrepreneur or a seasoned business owner, this program is tailored to meet your needs. Light snacks provided. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Jobs & Small Business. Staff Contact Name: Michelle D. Rickman. Staff Contact Number/Email: (210) 207-9120 / michelle.rickman@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Launch SA. Audience: Adults. Older Adults. Featured Event: Learn at SAPL. Additional Info: Presented by: Launch SA. Tuesday, June 25, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit launchsa.org.

Art with Spare Parts

Create a collage inspired by Becoming Vanessa, a book by Vanessa Brantley-Newton, with Spare Parts Educators Eric Cavazos and Jessica Rivera. Recommended for ages five and up. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Gina Brudi. Staff Contact Number/Email: Gina.Brudi@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Featured Event: Children's Summer with SAPL. Wednesday, June 26, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Let's Build: Blocks and More

Join the fun as we build with blocks, Magna-Tiles and other construction materials. Recommended for school-age children. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Gina Brudi. Staff Contact Number/Email: Gina.Brudi@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, June 26, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Wednesday, June 26, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Preschool Storytime

Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Gina Brudi. Staff Contact Number/Email: Gina.Brudi@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Thursday, June 27, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Thursday, June 27, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Friday Retro Movies for Adults - When Harry Met Sally

Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Name: Rosa A Villa. Staff Contact Number/Email: rosa.villa@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Older Adults. Featured Event: Summer with SAPL for Adults. Additional Info: Every Friday from June 28 - July 26. Join us every Friday to watch retro movies. These films are R and PG-13 rated. We will provide snacks and refreshments. Friday, June 28, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Friday, June 28, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Adult Pastel Painting

Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Rosa A Villa. Staff Contact Number/Email: rosa.villa@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Older Adults. Additional Info: Want to get out of the heat? Join us for a painting session with pastels. Supplies will be provided, or you can bring your own. Sunday, June 30, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Let's Build: Lego Club

Get creative with Legos! Join us to build a Lego creation and have it displayed in the library. Please note that all Lego creations stay at the library. Designed for children ages 5 to 12 year-olds. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Other. Staff Contact Name: Gina Brudi. Staff Contact Number/Email: Gina.Brudi@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Monday, July 1, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Monday, July 1, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Tuesday, July 2, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Tuesday Family Movies - Wall-E

Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Name: Rosa A Villa. Staff Contact Number/Email: rosa.villa@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Featured Event: Children's Summer with SAPL. Additional Info: Every Tuesday from June 25 - July 23. Join us this summer to watch movies that the entire family will enjoy. These films are G and PG rated. You can bring your own snack if you want to. Tuesday, July 2, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Who Lives in the Neighborhood?

David Jimenez, Education Coordinator at Phil Hardberger Park Natural Area, will bring animal skins, skulls, images and more of our local native wildlife to learn about, touch and explore! Learn about opossums, bobcats, ringtails and more! Recommended for ages five and up. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Presentation & Lecture. Staff Contact Name: Gina Brudi. Staff Contact Number/Email: Gina.Brudi@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Featured Event: Children's Summer with SAPL. Wednesday, July 3, 2024, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Wednesday, July 3, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Independence Day

All libraries will be closed in observance of Independence Day. Thursday, July 4, 2024. All Locations.

Friday Retro Movies for Adults - Dirty Dancing

Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Name: Rosa A Villa. Staff Contact Number/Email: rosa.villa@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Older Adults. Featured Event: Summer with SAPL for Adults. Additional Info: Every Friday from June 28 - July 26. Join us every Friday to watch retro movies. These films are R and PG-13 rated. We will provide snacks and refreshments. Friday, July 5, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Friday, July 5, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Adult Pastel Painting

Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Rosa A Villa. Staff Contact Number/Email: rosa.villa@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Older Adults. Additional Info: Want to get out of the heat? Join us for a painting session with pastels. Supplies will be provided, or you can bring your own. Sunday, July 7, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Let's Build: Lego Club

Get creative with Legos! Join us to build a Lego creation and have it displayed in the library. Please note that all Lego creations stay at the library. Designed for children ages 5 to 12 year-olds. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Other. Staff Contact Name: Gina Brudi. Staff Contact Number/Email: Gina.Brudi@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Monday, July 8, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Monday, July 8, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Tuesday, July 9, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Tuesday Family Movies - Despicable Me

Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Name: Rosa A Villa. Staff Contact Number/Email: rosa.villa@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Featured Event: Children's Summer with SAPL. Additional Info: Every Tuesday from June 25 - July 23. Join us this summer to watch movies that the entire family will enjoy. These films are G and PG rated. You can bring your own snack if you want to. Tuesday, July 9, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Affordable Home Internet Plans

Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Presentation & Lecture. Staff Contact Name: Rosa A Villa. Staff Contact Number/Email: rosa.villa@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Brenda Dorador from Senior Planet. Audience: Older Adults. Additional Info: Having home internet can help you save money, look for a job, connect with others, make everyday tasks easier, and much more! This lecture goes over basic information you need to know when signing up for home internet service, so that you can understand all your options. You'll also learn about resources for finding low-cost programs from internet service providers across the country. Wednesday, July 10, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Let's Create: Art Time

Come make art in fun new ways that you make not have tried before! Recommended for school-age children. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Gina Brudi. Staff Contact Number/Email: Gina.Brudi@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, July 10, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Wednesday, July 10, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Preschool Storytime

Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Gina Brudi. Staff Contact Number/Email: Gina.Brudi@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Thursday, July 11, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Thursday, July 11, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Friday Retro Movies for Adults - Back to the Future

Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Name: Rosa A Villa. Staff Contact Number/Email: rosa.villa@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Older Adults. Featured Event: Summer with SAPL for Adults. Additional Info: Every Friday from June 28 - July 26. Join us every Friday to watch retro movies. These films are R and PG-13 rated. We will provide snacks and refreshments. Friday, July 12, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Friday, July 12, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Ancestry Library Edition

Interested in exploring your family’s history and uncovering fascinating details about your ancestors? Join us for this introductory class and start your journey into the past! Ancestry Library Edition is a valuable resource available through the San Antonio Public Library. With a vast collection of historical records, you’ll have all the tools you need to begin piecing together your family tree. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): History. Staff Contact Name: Rosa Villa. Staff Contact Number/Email: (210) 207-9120/rosa.villa@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Lucy Agado. Audience: Adults. Family. Older Adults. All Ages. Featured Event: Texana/Genealogy. Saturday, July 13, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Adult Pastel Painting

Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Rosa A Villa. Staff Contact Number/Email: rosa.villa@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Older Adults. Additional Info: Want to get out of the heat? Join us for a painting session with pastels. Supplies will be provided, or you can bring your own. Sunday, July 14, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Let's Build: Lego Club

Get creative with Legos! Join us to build a Lego creation and have it displayed in the library. Please note that all Lego creations stay at the library. Designed for children ages 5 to 12 year-olds. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Other. Staff Contact Name: Gina Brudi. Staff Contact Number/Email: Gina.Brudi@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Monday, July 15, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Monday, July 15, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Tuesday, July 16, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Tuesday Family Movies - Zootopia

Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Name: Rosa A Villa. Staff Contact Number/Email: rosa.villa@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Featured Event: Children's Summer with SAPL. Additional Info: Every Tuesday from June 25 - July 23. Join us this summer to watch movies that the entire family will enjoy. These films are G and PG rated. You can bring your own snack if you want to. Tuesday, July 16, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Bubble Wrap Painting for Adults

Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Rosa A Villa. Staff Contact Number/Email: rosa.villa@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Older Adults. Featured Event: Summer with SAPL for Adults. Additional Info: Stay cool during the summer heat by joining us as we paint with bubble wrap. We will provide the supplies while they last. Tuesday, July 16, 2024, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM.

Collins Garden Book Club

Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Rosa A Villa. Staff Contact Number/Email: rosa.villa@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Older Adults. Additional Info: The Collins Garden Book Club will be discussing Chris Bohjalian's novel, The Princess of Las Vegas. The Princess is Fake. The Murders are Real. Crissy Dowling has created a world that suits her perfectly. Every evening, she transforms into Princess Diana, wowing her fans as a gifted chameleon. But when her sister and her family arrive in town, and Richie Morley, the owner of the casino, is murdered, Crissy’s carefully constructed kingdom comes crashing down. Wednesday, July 17, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Let's Create: Art Time

Come make art in fun new ways that you make not have tried before! Recommended for school-age children. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Gina Brudi. Staff Contact Number/Email: Gina.Brudi@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, July 17, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Let's Create: Art Time

Come make art in fun new ways that you make not have tried before! Recommended for school-age children. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Gina Brudi. Staff Contact Number/Email: Gina.Brudi@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, July 17, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Wednesday, July 17, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Preschool Storytime

Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Gina Brudi. Staff Contact Number/Email: Gina.Brudi@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Thursday, July 18, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Thursday, July 18, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Friday Retro Movies for Adults - The Last Starfighter

Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Name: Rosa A Villa. Staff Contact Number/Email: rosa.villa@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Older Adults. Featured Event: Summer with SAPL for Adults. Additional Info: Every Friday from June 28 - July 26. Join us every Friday to watch retro movies. These films are R and PG-13 rated. We will provide snacks and refreshments. Friday, July 19, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Friday, July 19, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Museum in a Box

Make you onw "Museum in a Box with educators from the San Antonio Museum of Art. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Gina Brudi. Staff Contact Number/Email: Gina.Brudi@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Featured Event: Children's Summer with SAPL. Saturday, July 20, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Adult Pastel Painting

Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Rosa A Villa. Staff Contact Number/Email: rosa.villa@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Older Adults. Additional Info: Want to get out of the heat? Join us for a painting session with pastels. Supplies will be provided, or you can bring your own. Sunday, July 21, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Let's Build: Lego Club

Get creative with Legos! Join us to build a Lego creation and have it displayed in the library. Please note that all Lego creations stay at the library. Designed for children ages 5 to 12 year-olds. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Other. Staff Contact Name: Gina Brudi. Staff Contact Number/Email: Gina.Brudi@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Monday, July 22, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Monday, July 22, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Tuesday Family Movies - The Lego Movie

Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Name: Rosa A Villa. Staff Contact Number/Email: rosa.villa@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Featured Event: Children's Summer with SAPL. Additional Info: Every Tuesday from June 25 - July 23. Join us this summer to watch movies that the entire family will enjoy. These films are G and PG rated. You can bring your own snack if you want to. Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Creamsicle Bath Salts

Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Rosa A Villa. Staff Contact Number/Email: rosa.villa@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Older Adults. Featured Event: Summer with SAPL for Adults. Additional Info: Come make some lovely bath salts that will remind you of a sweet Summer scent – an orange creamsicle! We will provide the supplies while they last. Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Let's Create: Art Time

Come make art in fun new ways that you make not have tried before! Recommended for school-age children. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Gina Brudi. Staff Contact Number/Email: Gina.Brudi@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, July 24, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Wednesday, July 24, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Preschool Storytime

Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Gina Brudi. Staff Contact Number/Email: Gina.Brudi@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Thursday, July 25, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Thursday, July 25, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Friday Retro Movies for Adults - Alien

Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Name: Rosa A Villa. Staff Contact Number/Email: rosa.villa@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Older Adults. Featured Event: Summer with SAPL for Adults. Additional Info: Every Friday from June 28 - July 26. Join us every Friday to watch retro movies. These films are R and PG-13 rated. We will provide snacks and refreshments. Friday, July 26, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Friday, July 26, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Let's Build: Lego Club

Get creative with Legos! Join us to build a Lego creation and have it displayed in the library. Please note that all Lego creations stay at the library. Designed for children ages 5 to 12 year-olds. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Other. Staff Contact Name: Gina Brudi. Staff Contact Number/Email: Gina.Brudi@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Monday, July 29, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Monday, July 29, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Tuesday, July 30, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Online Health Resources

Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Presentation & Lecture. Staff Contact Name: Rosa A Villa. Staff Contact Number/Email: rosa.villa@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Brenda Dorador from Senior Planet. Audience: Older Adults. Additional Info: The internet can be an excellent source for learning more about your or a loved one's health. This presentation will introduce you to the topics and tools offered on two reputable websites, MedlinePlus and Mayo Clinic. You'll also learn how to evaluate health-related information online. Wednesday, July 31, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Let's Build: Blocks and More

Join the fun as we build with blocks, Magna-Tiles and other construction materials. Recommended for school-age children. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Gina Brudi. Staff Contact Number/Email: Gina.Brudi@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, July 31, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Wednesday, July 31, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Thursday, August 1, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Friday, August 2, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Monday, August 5, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Tuesday, August 6, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Online Rx Drug Resources

Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Presentation & Lecture. Staff Contact Name: Rosa A Villa. Staff Contact Number/Email: rosa.villa@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Brenda Dorador from Senior Planet. Audience: Older Adults. Additional Info: This lecture offers an overview of useful online drug resources. You’ll learn about MedlinePlus, a reputable website that provides information about the uses and side effects of prescription medications, as well as other health topics. You’ll also learn about GoodRX, FamilyWize, and SingleCare, helpful tools for understanding drug costs, comparing pharmacy prices, and finding discounts and coupons. Wednesday, August 7, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Wednesday, August 7, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Thursday, August 8, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Summer Snacks

Free snacks Monday-Friday, 2:00- 3:00 pm for children and teens, ages 0-18. June 3- August 9th. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. Perishable items must be eaten on-site. Friday, August 9, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Movie Time - Beetlejuice

In celebration of the upcoming Beetlejuice 2 movie, join us for a special showing of the film that started it all, Beetlejuice. After their untimely death, Barbara and Adam Maitland find themselves trapped in their home until the arrival of the Deetz disrupts their peaceful existence. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Name: Rosa A Villa. Staff Contact Number/Email: rosa.villa@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Adults. Family. All Ages. Additional Info: Come dress as your favorite character from the movie. This movie is rated PG. Sunday, August 11, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Getting Started with Facebook

Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Presentation & Lecture. Staff Contact Name: Rosa A Villa. Staff Contact Number/Email: rosa.villa@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Brenda Dorador from Senior Planet. Audience: Older Adults. Additional Info: During this hands-on workshop, you will sign up for Facebook and begin building your profile. You’ll also learn how to find friends and will get a brief introduction to Facebook’s privacy settings. If you're ready to join Facebook, then this workshop is for you! Monday, August 12, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Labor Day

All libraries will be closed in observance of Labor Day. Monday, September 2, 2024. All Locations.

Staff In-Service

All San Antonio Public Library locations will operate on a modified schedule on Friday, September 13 for staff professional development. Locations will open at 2:00 pm and close at their regularly scheduled time at 6:00 pm. Friday, September 13, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. All Locations closed from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.