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2014 San Antonio
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A Beautiful Evening at Landa Library

The 4th Annual Nuit Blanche fundraiser at the Landa Library gardens fell on a beautiful autumn evening.  Revelers dressed in all white dined on fabulous fare from San Antonio’s best restaurants beneath twinkling lights draped in the treetops.  Guests engaged in friendly competition by the silent auction table, showed their silly side in the BASH photo booth and danced to the smooth voice of jazz crooner extraordinaire, Ken Slavin.  Julian Gold freeze models dazzled and inspired some to strike a pose of their own!

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SAPLF’s L³ Committee hosts Jim Estrada at the Central Library

On Tuesday, October 14th, the Latino Leadership for the Library Committee (L³) hosted Jim Estrada at the Central Library Auditorium.  Estrada read from his book “The ABCs and Ñ of America’s Cultural Evolution: A Primer on the Growing Influence of Hispanics, Latinos and mesitzos in the USA”.

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The SA Book Festival kicks off the fall season with Sarah Bird & Jan Jarboe Russell, in conversation

On October 8th the San Antonio Book Festival hosted authors Sarah Bird and Jan Jarboe Russell at the Central Library Auditorium.  Sarah Bird read from her 9th and latest novel “Above the East China Sea” and guests enjoyed a vivid conversation between the authors.

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SAPLF and Friends host another SOLD OUT Conversation with the Constitution

The Foundation, East Central ISD, Gemini Ink hosted A Conversation with the Constitution to celebrate the 227th birthday of the U.S. Constitution with our friends at KLRN Studios on Wednesday, September 17th.

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Upcoming Events




Photo2 An Evening With David Sedaris

3:00 pm Tobin Center for the Performing Arts - 100 Auditorium Circle, San Antonio, TX 78205

The San Antonio Book Festival is calling all David Sedaris’ fans in the San Antonio area!  Congratulations to our winners!!!




Bill harris 2 Piedras Trunk Show

The lovely home of John & Rebecca de Marigny

This fall is all about COLOR and there are plenty to choose from in the Piedras Jewelry Collection.  Shop Piedras Jewelry, Elaine Turner, HKD Custom Apparel, Heirloom Monograms representing Fresco Fabrics and John Bloodsworth plants and arrangements to benefit the SAPLF Monday, November 10th from 2:00 to 7:00 pm at the home of John & Rebecca de Marigny.  To RSVP please click the link above or email




Lit feast logo San Antonio Book Festival Literary Feast Featuring Naomi Shihab Nye and Lawrence Wright

Friday, April 10 - 7:30PM - The Argyle Club

The San Antonio Book Festival (SABF) is pleased to host its first Literary Feast featuring a conversation with two 2015 SABF Featured Authors, Naomi Shihab Nye and Lawrence Wright.




Sa-book-festival-logo The 3rd Annual San Antonio Book Festival

10AM – 5PM - Central Library

Our annual, free, day-long event at the Central Library and Southwest School of Art, unites readers and writers in a celebration of ideas, books, libraries and literary culture.

Thank you Sponsors

  • Bexar County
  • Zachary Foundation
  • Valero
  • United Way
  • San Antonio Area Foundation
  • Phyllis Browning Company
  • John and Florence Newman Foundation
  • Institute of Museum and Library Services
  • McNutt Charitable Trust
  • Frost Bank
  • City of San Antonio
  • The Brown Foundation
  • Barnes and Noble
  • 80/20 Foundation
  • HEB
  • Texas Monthly
  • San Antonio Express News

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