Sunday, November 29, 2009

Just in time for holiday shopping!

Forget Black Friday - get ready for 50% Monday...and Tuesday, and Wednesday and Thursday and...! From Monday, November 30, through Sunday, December 6, everything in the Book Cellar will be on sale for 50% off!

Shop for holiday relaxation reading for yourself, or pick up gifts for everyone on your list, from kids to teens to adults. You'll find books, movies and music, all at half price.

Operated by the Friends of the San Antonio Public Library, the Book Cellar is located in the basement of the Central Library, 600 Soledad. Operating hours are 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday-Sunday. The Book Cellar is open from 11:00 a.m. t0 7:00 p.m. on Thursdays.

Proceeds from sales at the Book Cellar benefit the San Antonio Public Library, so stop by this week to pick up some bargains and help your library at the same time!

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Are you a movie buff? Looking for the first season of "Pushing Daisies"?

Your San Antonio Public Library card is a free ticket to a world of entertainment! Whether you're a fan of Bogart and Bacall or Ferrell and Sandler, the Library has movies and TV programs available for checkout at no charge - and you can keep them for up to one week and renew your checkout period for an additional week if you need to! Even easier, in some cases you can download video to your MP3 device.

To find out what's available, just go to the San Antonio Public Library webpage, http://www.mysapl.org/. Items on DVD or VHS can be found in the online catalog. (If what you're looking for isn't available at your branch library, put it on hold and it will be sent to you at the location you specify.) To see what the downloadable offerings are, click on "Services" at the top of the page, then scroll down to the "Digital Downloads" section.

If you need help, you can always call our general information line at (210) 207-2500.

Happy viewing!