Events - The San Antonio Public Library Foundation

Catrina Ball

Don’t miss the best party in San Antonio in 2023 – the 7th Annual Catrina Ball benefiting the Library Foundation and the San Antonio Public Library! The Catrina Ball will be a delight for all your senses! Stroll through festive avenidas with delicious culinary temptations and libations while you enjoy live music and fantastic performers. Visit Catrina makeup artists, browse flower crowns, and bid on amazing silent auction items. Honor loved ones en el gran Día de los Muertos Altar, and spin on the dance floor until midnight! Sponsorships are on sale now. This event has sold out since it’s inception in 2017; secure your spot now and start planning your fabulous Catrín and Catrina attire!

 - The San Antonio Public Library Foundation

What: SAPLF’s 7th Annual Catrina Ball

La Catrina y El Catrín: Jamie Kowalski & Lionel Sosa

Catrina Ball  Executive Chairs: Colette & Ty Edwards

Honorary Chairs: All of our past Executive Board Chairs

When: Saturday, October 21, 2023 | 7:00 p.m. -Midnight

Where: Central Library | 600 Soledad Street | San Antonio, TX

Why: To raise essential funds for the Library Foundation to continue our mission of strengthening the library in service to our community and giving a generous gift to the library system from the event proceeds. Proceeds from the Catrina Ball will benefit both the Foundation and Central Library projects, providing expanded educational and learning opportunities and resources.

Attire: Black tie with a Día de los Muertos twist

Literacy Luncheon 2024 - The San Antonio Public Library Foundation

Literacy Luncheon 2024

Big Plans are afoot - there will be a lot to taco 'bout

The Library Foundation strives to bring engaging literary entertainment to San Antonio to promote the importance of literacy, imagination and ideas in our community. Literacy Luncheons are focused around an author and their recent work, and feature a reading by or conversation with the author and the unique opportunity to dine with our special guest.