Welcome, Friends of the San Antonio Public Library (FOSAPL)
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News & Events
FOSAPL Calendar & Book Sales
What's New(s) with the Branches?
Saturday, July 23, 10−4, is our Back-to-School mini-sale. It will feature lots of children’s books, classics, reference books, study guides, workbooks, and history books.
Saturday, Aug. 27, 11 a.m., is our next Friends meeting.
Saturday, Sept. 24, 10−4, we’ll have a huge, sell-everything-we-have-in-our-storage-space sale of books, CDs, DVDs, and games.
Thursday, Sept. 29, we plan to have a Staff Appreciation/Get to Know You dinner.
Don’t forget to watch
Jeannette Davies’ “Noon Time Helping of Cooking” twice a month on Thursdays. Check the library web site for the link.
On Mondays, June 6–27, the library will offer Adult Retro Crafts. Teen programming at Encino has resumed with weekly Teen Club programming. The next meeting of the Encino Friends will be in the library’s Collaboration room on August 8, 6 p.m.
FOSAPL Board meeting will be held at Igo, 2 p.m. (if in person).
The Igo Friends book sale will be Saturday, July 30, 10−5, and Sunday, July 31, 12−3. We will have a special sale on Sunday, July 31.
In addition to the book sale, the Friends are sponsoring two wonderful events for children ̶ Happy Tails Petting Zoo and Last Chance Forever.
August 6-7, Friends book sale, 10–4.
Our next Friends meeting is scheduled for August 21 at 3:00 p.m.
Membership benefits include
Buy books from the BookCellar
The BookCeller is Open!
MORE HOURS TO SHOP IN THE BOOKCELLAR!
SAPL Current Services
SAPL hours, services and available facilities have changed, so get the most current information about your favorite library here https://www.mysapl.org/.
We are please to announce that beginning June 21 interim services for Memorial Branch Library are moving to the National Archives Marianist Province of the United States at St. Mary's University. The Marianist Archives building is located at 3141 Culebra Rd., 78228, across the street from the Memorial Branch Library.
For the duration of Memorial's 2017 Bond construction project, patrons will be able to pick up and return materials at the Marianist Archives building using our convenient curbside service. Park in a designated library spot and call the number to have your library items brought out to you.
New Hours Beginning June 21:
Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: CLOSED
Full library services are available nearby at these locations:
Library staff are available at 210-207-2500 or ask.mysapl.org.