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Latino Collection and Resource Center Receives Generous Donation

Oct 07, 2015

SAPLF’s Latino Leadership for the Library (L³) Committee has set a fundraising goal of $300,000 to transform and relocate the current Latino Collection at the Central Library.  Long-time SAPLF and Library supporter Esther Vexler has donated $10,000 toward this effort.

3rd Annual SABF Fiction Contest is Now Live!

Sep 23, 2015

Get involved in the 3rd annual San Antonio Book Festival’s Fiction Contest.

SAPL at the American Library Association Conference

Sep 02, 2015

Little Read Wagon team members Corinne Sanchez and Xelena González presented on their early literacy outreach work with teen parents.

The San Antonio Book Festival Made Waves This Year!

Aug 11, 2015

Several local news media outlets got caught up in the excitement at this year’s San Antonio Book Festival and shared their experiences in these articles.

Upcoming Events




William shakespeare portrait Shakespeare presented by Great Books Series

5:30-7:00 pm - Landa Library - 233 Bushnell

Free Shakespeare Great Books Series this fall at the Landa Library! The Series opens with a lecture by renowned Shakespeare scholar Dr. Douglas Bruster!




5th Annual Nuit Blanche

7:00-10:30 PM in the Landa Library Garden

The Library Foundation will host its 5th Annual Nuit Blanche fundraising dinner on Thursday, October 15th at the Landa Library Gardens.




Republic of imagination pic An Evening with Azar Nafisi

5:00 pm McCombs Center Sky Room (5th Floor). University of the Incarnate Word

Please join the San Antonio Book Festival and Sister Kathleen Coughlin for an evening with New York Times–bestselling author Azar Nafisi. The reading portion of the event is FREE and OPEN TO ALL.




Book jacket 8th Literary Luncheon Featuring Delia Ephron

11:00 am - The Argyle Club

Please join Literary Luncheon Chair Caroline O’Connor for a Literary Luncheon to benefit the Library Foundation!

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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