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2014 San Antonio
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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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The SAPLF’s L3 Committee Hosts Successful Fundraising Event for the Latino Collection

On Wednesday, August 20, members for the Latino Leadership for Library Committee (L3) and Library friends came together to celebrate Adan Medrano, chef and author of Truly Texas Mexican: A Native Culinary Heritage in Recipes.

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Upcoming Events




Urge jacket 5 23 Lunch and Conversation with Jonathan Calvert - SOLD OUT

11:00 am San Antonio Country Club

The San Antonio Public Library Foundation will host photographer and local adventurer Jonathan Calvert to introduce his epic book The Urge to Know .




Tbf logo 19th Annual Texas Book Festival

October 25-26, 10am-5pm; Texas Capitol Grounds, Austin, TX

The 19th annual Texas Book Festival, taking place Saturday and Sunday, features more than 275 authors.




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!!!




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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