Monday, June 13, 2011

Our Blog is Moving!

This blog has been incorporated into a blog page for the San Antonio Public Library. It will now be located at: http://mysapl.wordpress.com/.

This location will no longer be updated. Please change your bookmarks and RSS feeds to the new web address.

Friday, June 10, 2011

We couldn't do it without them!

At 2:00 p.m. at the Central Library on Sunday, June 12, the San Antonio Public Library Board of Trustees will honor individuals and organizations who have contributed to Library service in the community by presenting them with Library Champion Awards. Join us to celebrate the gift of volunteering!

This year's honorees are:

Councilmen Justin Rodriguez and John Clamp

Deedee Lu

Library Volunteer Marketing Team
Mari Aguirre
Mike Bacon
Angela Bartels
Becky Bridges
Jessica Cerda
Rosenda Rios
Andi Rodriguez
Anamaria Suescun-Fast

Mercedes O'Higgins

The Rackspace Foundation

Karen Sagun

Chairs of the San Antonio Public Library Foundation
Gene Ames
Pat Flynn
Kye Fox
Nick Hollis
Alice Lynch
Dennis Martinez
Mike Molak
Guillermo Nicolas
Carol O'Malley
Debbie Prost

Also being recognized are the three individual volunteers with the greatest number of service hours:

Richard Kierbow - 1,158 hours
Paula Parra - 845 hours
Pamela Miller - 693 hours

Thanks to all of you - we couldn't do it without you!

Friday, June 3, 2011

School's out - don't forget to add the Library to your summer plans!

On June 3 Mayor Julián Castro helped kick off the San Antonio Public Library's Summer Reading Program, inviting children and teens up to age 18 to join the Library for a summer of reading and fun. Library staff say the goal behind Summer Reading is to show that reading is fun and reading just for the fun of it is a good way to spend some time.

For children, activities are planned throughout the summer, including special performances by popular magician Spikey Mikey, and the Magik Theatre presenting their hit version of If You Give a Pig a Party. For teens, there will be video gaming, puzzle parties, book clubs, or just hanging with friends. And for everyone who completes the Summer Reading program, there will be a book of your own to keep!

For more information on the children's Summer Reading Program, or to register, go here. Teens can sign up and find out what's going on at their library here.

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