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You can still Give Big to the San Antonio Public Library Foundation!

May 03, 2016

The Big Give website is currently experiencing some technical difficulties. If you would like to make a donation now, but cannot use the Big Give site, please check out one of our other options.

Shannon Stephens Joins the Book Festival Staff

May 02, 2016

The Book Festival is pleased to announce that Shannon Stephens will be joining its staff this month as Community Engagement Director. Shannon will be assisting with all aspects of the Festival, but she will be particularly helpful with fundraising and growing our educational outreach for the Book Festival.

2016 Book Festival Wrap Up

May 01, 2016

On April 2, more than 18,000 people from Bexar County and beyond descended upon the Central Library and Southwest School of Art in downtown San Antonio to attend our 4th annual SABF. It was a day for the books and the feedback we have received—from authors, media, Festival goers, and sponsors—has been overwhelmingly positive.

Our Literacy Caravan has positions available!

Apr 08, 2016

We are looking for a few folks to help foster and grow our Literacy Caravan program.

Upcoming Events




Project smoke 3d Smoke Literary Feast

Smoke Downtown | 6:30 pm

Smoke Downtown will host America’s “master griller” Steve Raichlen for a Literary Feast!

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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