Wednesday, July 29, 2009
The event is free and open to the public. For this event only, free parking will be available all day in the Library parking garage. For more information, the public may call 207-2621.
Summer Reading and SummerFest sponsors include the Friends of the San Antonio Public Library, CPS Energy, Scholastic, First Book, the San Antonio Silver Stars, McDonald’s, the San Antonio Public Library Foundation and the City of San Antonio Downtown Operations Department.
Sunday, July 26, 2009
Thousand Oaks Branch Library service hours will be:
Monday 1:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday-Saturday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
For a map showing the branch library's location, please go to http://www.mysapl.org/location.aspx?id=tho.
Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Saturday, July 18, 2009
On July 20, 1969, the Lunar Landing Module of the Apollo 11 mission landed on the moon and astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on non-Terran soil. If you're fascinated by man's trip to the moon, the San Antonio Public Library can help you trace the footsteps of that historic journey.
For a look at the technology and engineering behind the project, check out the DVD series Men on the Moon.
A glimpse of the behind-the-scenes politics can be found in Piers Bizony's The Man Who Ran the Moon: James E. Webb and the Secret History of Project Apollo.
Two Mercury astronauts, Alan Shepard and Deke Slayton, offer their perspectives on the space program in Moon Shot: the Inside Story of America's Race to the Moon.
Children can learn some of the history of manned moon travel in Apollo 11: First Moon Landing by Michael D. Cole, or Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 by Brian Floca.
Visit NASA's official website http://www.nasa.gov/ for more information on the U.S. space program.
And, of course, ask your librarian for suggestions on where to look for great reads on this fascinating subject.
Monday, July 13, 2009
Beginning at 12:00 noon on Saturday, July 18, 2009, we'll celebrate the Guerra Branch Library's fifth anniversary with fun activities and a special dedication.
At noon, storyteller Bob Blackstone will thrill kids and adults alike with his tales.
At 1:00 p.m., a special ceremony will dedicate the branch meeting room to a former District 6 City Council Representative, the late Enrique M. Barrera.
Winding up the activities at 2:00 p.m. will be the KaZamba African Drum and Dance Troupe.
All activities are free and everyone is invited.
Saturday, July 11, 2009
To find out all this and more, come to the Southwest Texas Council of Hostelling International USA budget travel workshop, “World Travel 101,” on Sunday, July 19, at 2:00 p.m. in the Central Library Auditorium, 600 Soledad.
The program is free and open to the public. One hour of free parking is available in the Central Library parking garage with a validated ticket. For more information, the public may call 207-2500.
Monday, July 6, 2009
The program is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. To reserve a place, please register online at http://tinyurl.com/teacherdb or call (210) 207-2500.
One hour of free parking is available in the Central Library parking garage with a validated ticket. For more information, the public may call 207-2500.
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Need to take a test to qualify for your next job? Visit LearningExpress on our webpage to practice. There are even online self-paced courses in topics such as business writing, and beginning July 1 LearningExpress will have a section to help with résumé writing!
No computer? Use ours! All 24 library locations have computers available to search for jobs, create a résumé, or submit an application online. (Bring a disk or flash drive if you would like to save your work.) We have wireless access if you have your own laptop or PDA.
These are just a few of the Library's resources on job hunting, careers, résumé development, and interviewing. Check with your librarian for help in locating and using these and other materials!