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Play & Learn with Little Read Wagon

Little Read Wagon Put on your play clothes and join us for a story time and activities as we talk, sing, read, write and play our way towards being ready to read! For children 0-5 and their adults. Event Type(s): Play & Learn. Staff Contact Name: Cresencia Huff. Staff Contact Number/Email: cresencia.huff@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Little Read Wagon. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: This event is outdoors, rain or shine! Friday, October 18, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Pickwell Park 6911 Pickwell Dr. 78223. For more info visit www.mysapl.org.

Citizenship Class

Bazan The course will be 16 weeks long and space is strictly limited. Textbooks will be provided. Branch Location: Bazan Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Emily Flores. Staff Contact Number/Email: emily.flroes@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Additional Info: Please call Emily Flores with questions about registering for the course at 210.207.9168. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

Baby Time

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Room: Children's. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. Program includes time for baby and caregiver socializing after stories and songs. For babies 0-18 months and their caregivers. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM.

Adult Chess

Cody Adult chess is open to adults 18 years old and older with an interest in playing chess. Board set at library tables. Fridays at 11am. Branch Location: Cody Library. Event Type(s): Other. Staff Contact Name: Marcella McGowan. Staff Contact Number/Email: marcella.mcgowan@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Time

Landa Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Branch Location: Landa Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM.

ESL - Basic Level Classes

Pruitt Basic ESL classes are for adult beginner English speakers only. The purpose of these classes are to acquaint you with the English words that you will use everyday with your family, friends, co-workers and other people in the community. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Susan McClellan. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-650-1122. Presenter/Instructor: Susan Mcclellan. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Light refreshments served. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Pop-in Puzzlemania

Pruitt Children and families are welcome to pop in anytime into our Kid Zone and help build any of our awesome puzzles. Come in and do your part! Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Cynthia Saenz. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-650-1122. Audience: Kids. Family. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Friends of the Semmes Branch Library Preview Sale

Semmes Join us for the Friends of the Semmes Branch Library Preview Sale. This sale is open to all current members of the Friends of the San Antonio Public Library. Not yet a Friend? You can join at the door. All proceeds of the book sale benefit the Semmes Branch Library. Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Book Sale. Audience: All Ages. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

TODDLER 2

Great Northwest Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Cari Raley. Staff Contact Number/Email: cari.raley@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:15 AM.

Bilingual Story Time

Tobin Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs in Spanish and English that develop their early literacy skills in two languages. Recommended for children from three to five years old. Niños preescolares disfrutan de cuentos y canciones en español e inglés que desarrollan sus habilidades de alfabetización temprana en dos idiomas. Recomendado para niños de tres a cinco años. Branch Location: Tobin Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Bilingual Story Time. Audience: Kids. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Two!

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Room: Meeting Room A. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Melissa Moser. Staff Contact Number/Email: melissa.moser@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Melissa Moser. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 24 to 36 months. Free Ticket Required - available at front desk 15 minutes before the program. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:15 AM – 11:05 AM.

Play & Learn: Let’s Go to the Grocery Store

Guerra Branch Location: Guerra Library. Room: Barrera Room. Event Type(s): Play & Learn. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Let’s talk, sing, read, write and play about grocery shopping. Kids and their grownups will pretend and explore together about this important household job. Recommended for children age five and under. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Tai Chi for Seniors

Mission Join us for this ancient Chinese practice of light exercise and meditation. Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Meeting Room South. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Seniors. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Room: Children's. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 24 months, but 18 to 36 months welcome. Friday, October 18, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM.

Baby Time

Landa Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. For babies 0-18 months and their caregivers. Branch Location: Landa Library. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Friday, October 18, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM.

Academia América - a Path to Citizenship

Las Palmas Academia América provides education programs and services to immigrants who qualify to apply for U.S. citizenship to help them prepare for the naturalization examination. For registration information, please call Academia América at 210-910-6363. Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210 910-6363. Presenter/Instructor: Academia América. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Friday, October 18, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.academiaamerica.org.

Qigong

Pan American Qigong is a holistic system of coordinated body posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used for health and spirituality. Due to the nature of the class, participants arriving late will not be admitted. Branch Location: Pan American Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Presenter/Instructor: Mary Martha. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Live Smart/Learn Well. Additional Info: Join us at the Pan American Branch Library for Qigong. All experience levels are welcomed. Friday, October 18, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

BABY TIME

Tobin Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition with their parent/caregiver. Recommended for babies up to 18 months. Branch Location: Tobin Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Barbaraella Frazier. Staff Contact Number/Email: barbaraella.frazier@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Friday, October 18, 2019, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Two!

Parman Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 24 to 36 months. Free Ticket Required - available at front desk 15 minutes before the program. Branch Location: Parman Library. Room: Meeting Room A. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Melissa Moser. Staff Contact Number/Email: melissa.moser@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Melissa Moser. Audience: Kids. Family. Friday, October 18, 2019, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Fitness in the Park @ Schaefer: Yoga

Schaefer Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9300. Presenter/Instructor: Kamla Mangseth. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Join Instructor Kamla Mangseth for yoga every Friday. Classes are free and all fitness levels are encouraged to attend. Friday, October 18, 2019, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Read to a Dog

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Room: Children's. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Children are invited to the Brook Hollow Library to read to a dog! Children can practice their developing literacy skills by reading aloud to a gentle therapy dog, which is accompanied by the animal handler. Great for struggling and reluctant readers. All readers and pre-readers are welcome. Friday, October 18, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Guerra Chess Club

Guerra Kids, Teens, Adults, Family, Seniors, All Ages Chess is a great game for all ages. Join our group each Friday to learn about the game and to meet other chess players. Branch Location: Guerra Library. Room: Barrera Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Dexter Katzman. Staff Contact Number/Email: dexter.katzman@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Ruben Lozano. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Additional Info: Kids, Teens, Adults, Family, Seniors, All Ages Chess is a great game for all ages. Join our group each Friday to learn about the game and to meet other chess players. Friday, October 18, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Virtual Reality Fridays

Mission Please join us to explore the world of virtual reality gaming! Every Friday we will use the Oculus Rift to play games and complete challenges. All ages and all skill levels are welcome. Branch Location: Mission Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Mari Castellano. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-2704. Audience: All Ages. Friday, October 18, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:45 PM.

LEGO® Club

Memorial Build. Play. Create. Join in the fun of LEGO® Club. Designed for children age five to twelve due to small size of bricks. Please note that LEGO® creations stay at the library so there will be plenty of bricks for the next LEGO® Club meeting. Branch Location: Memorial Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Audience: Kids. Friday, October 18, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Family Fun Fridays

Thousand Oaks Branch Location: Thousand Oaks Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Family. Friday, October 18, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Pokémon Club

Mission Do you want to be the very best?! Do you want to catch them all?! Then join us for some Pokéfun! No matter your experience, if you're a true Pokémon master or just getting into the games, feel free to join us! All versions of the Pokémon games are welcome! Come try out Let’s Go Pikachu on the Switch. Branch Location: Mission Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Briana Rangel. Staff Contact Number/Email: briana.rangel2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: All Ages. Additional Info: We will be meeting in Quiet Rm 1 for today unless noted. We can teach you how to play and build your pokédecks! Must bring your own devices and cards to play. A deck MUST have 60 cards, with a combination of Pokémon, Trainers, and Energies to battle. Feel free to contact Briana for any questions. Friday, October 18, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.pokemon.com.

Come and Go Crafts

Tobin Drop-in crafts for kids and families. Look for the art table in the children's area of the library. Small children will need adult assistance. Branch Location: Tobin Library. Event Type(s): Come & Go Crafts. Audience: Kids. Family. Saturday, October 19, 2019.

Saturday Morning Walk

Semmes Join us every Saturday morning for a 1.2 mile walk around the Library Loop in Comanche Lookout Park. We will meet at the library entrance and head out as a group at 9:30 AM. Branch Location: Semmes Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Megan Stanley. Staff Contact Number/Email: Megan.Stanley@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

ESL (English as a Second Language) for Advanced Students

Bazan Join us for our weekly English as a Second Language class. This class is designed for advanced learners. Branch Location: Bazan Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Additional Info: No registration necessary; continuous enrollment. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Cody Mystery Book Club

Cody Branch Location: Cody Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Luanne Bloom. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9100. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Please join us to discuss "U is for Undertow" by Sue Grafton. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Quilting with the GNW Library Bee

Great Northwest Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Number/Email: catherine.prazak@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. Additional Info: Join the Great Northwest Library Quilting Bee - beginners and on are welcome! Come enjoy the art of quilting and learn from each other. Please bring your own supplies. Ages 15+ welcome! Saturday, October 19, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Ladies Choice Book Club

Maverick Branch Location: Maverick Library. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: The Ladies' Choice Book Club reads both fiction and non-fiction titles. Please request the books at the reference/information desk. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Friends of the Semmes Branch Library Book Sale

Semmes Join us for the Friends of the Semmes Branch Library Book Sale featuring a great selection of gently used books! All proceeds benefit the Semmes Branch Library. Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Book Sale. Audience: All Ages. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM.

Alamo Area Woodcarvers

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Barbara Kwiatkowski. Staff Contact Number/Email: barbara.kwiatkowski@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Alamo Area Woodcarvers. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Join the Alamo Area Woodcarvers for community carving. Beginners welcome. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

San Antonio Needlework Guild Stitch-In

Memorial The San Antonio Needlework Guild (SANG) invites stitchers of all ages to their monthly community stitch-in at Memorial Branch Library. This is not a class. Work on your current project (and get ideas for new projects!) in the company of other needlework enthusiasts. Branch Location: Memorial Library. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Christine Deffendall. Staff Contact Number/Email: christine.deffendall@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Patricia Sweet. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Additional Info: The San Antonio Needlework Guild is a chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America. For more information, email sweetp50@aol.com. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit sang-ega.org.

Toddler Time

Pruitt Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Cynthia Saenz. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-650-1122. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Family Fun

Westfall Branch Location: Westfall Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Imelda Merino. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9220/imelda.merino@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Imelda Merino. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Children and their grownups listen to stories and enjoy simple, shared activities. A time for families to have fun together. All ages welcome. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Zumba

Schaefer Join us at the library for Zumba: a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate interval training — alternating fast and slow rhythms — and resistance training. Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.9300. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Come & Go Crafts

Landa Express Yourself! Come to the library for creative, self-directed craft activities. All ages welcome; young children may need adult assistance. Branch Location: Landa Library. Event Type(s): Come & Go Crafts. Audience: Kids. Family. All Ages. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Academia América - a Path to Citizenship

Las Palmas Academia América provides education programs and services to immigrants who qualify to apply for U.S. citizenship to help them prepare for the naturalization examination. For registration information, please call Academia América at 210-910-6363. Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210 910-6363. Presenter/Instructor: Academia América. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.academiaamerica.org.

Lego Time

Thousand Oaks Branch Location: Thousand Oaks Library. Event Type(s): Other. Audience: Kids. Family. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Come and Go Crafts

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Nia Meissler. Staff Contact Number/Email: 2102072703. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Drop-in crafts for kids and families while supplies last. Look for the art table in the children's area of the library. Small children will need adult assistance. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Teen Video Game Club

Mission Teens (13-18) are welcome to come every week to play on our Wii U system. Branch Location: Mission Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Audience: Teens. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

ESL (English as a Second Language) Reading Circle

Bazan Join us for our weekly English as a Second Language Reading Circle! You will have the chance to practice your pronunciation and reading comprehension skills. No registration necessary; continuous enrollment. Branch Location: Bazan Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Guillermo Del Toro & Spanish Cinema Classics | Spirit of the Bee Hive

Forest Hills The third film in the series is "Spirit of the Bee Hive" directed by Víctor Erice. The film was Erice's debut and is considered a masterpiece of Spanish cinema. The film w influenced Guillermo del Toro's own films. Del Toro's films are characterized by a strong connection to fairy tales and horror, with an effort to infuse visual or poetic beauty into the grotesque. He has had a life long fascination with monsters, which he considered symbols of great power. The films in the series are Spanish language films with English subtitles. Branch Location: Forest Hills Library. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210 207 9230. Audience: Adults. Featured Event: Hispanic Heritage Month. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Chess Club

Las Palmas Whether you want to improve your skill level, learn new strategies, or just want to get started with chess, this is the club for you. All skill levels are welcomed. Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Audience: Teens. Adults. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 12:00 PM. For more info visit youtu.be.

Come & Go Crafts

Central Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Children's. Event Type(s): Come & Go Crafts. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Express yourself! Drop in for creative, self-directed activities. All ages welcome; young children may need adult assistance. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

What You Need to Know About Branding

Central SCORE is a national organization of volunteer men and women who use their business expertise and experience to serve the needs of small businesses in their community. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Presenter/Instructor: Joe Polichino, Jr. SCORE. Audience: Adults. Featured Event: Jobs and Small Business. Additional Info: This workshop will show you simple and effective ways to build your brand. What is branding? How do you build a brand in the market? Why is branding necessary? Get the answer to these and many other questions. The presenter is Joe Polichino, Jr. a veteran business owner and 15 year SCORE mentor. Joe has owned several small businesses with annual revenues of several thousand to $40 million. He is informative and entertaining, sharing stories about his experiences and how they apply to small business. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.score.org.

25th Anniversary Celebration

Great Northwest Please join us for a fall festival celebration on Saturday, October 19! 1 pm: Speaking program 1:30 pm: Activities and refreshments. More details to come! Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Event Type(s): Celebration. Staff Contact Number/Email: catherine.prazak@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Pumpkin Carving

Johnston Come celebrate the holiday craft of pumpkin carving. Start a tradition or test your skills. Large pumpkins will be ready for carving and small pumpkins available for children to decorate. Supplies are limited so please arrive early or bring your own. Branch Location: Johnston Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Monica Bustillo. Staff Contact Number/Email: monica.garza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Math and Science Tutoring

Westfall ***Registration is required*** High school students volunteer, tutoring math and science for elementary and middle school students, through Algebra II. Space is limited. Branch Location: Westfall Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Cindy Cruz. Staff Contact Number/Email: cynthia.cruz@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit eventactions.com.

Teen Open Writing Workshop

Bazan Open and free to all teens, city-wide, ages 13-17. All writing forms – poetry, fiction, memoir, flash fiction, non-fiction, rap, song-writing. Taught by Erica DeLaRosa and Jim LaVilla-Havelin in alternating months. Come write with Us! Branch Location: Bazan Library. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Georgina Salinas. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9160/georgina.salinas@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Erica DeLaRosa and Jim LaVilla-Havelin. Audience: Teens. Featured Event: Arts & Culture. Additional Info: We will meet every 3rd Saturday of the month in the teen space Saturday February 16 Saturday March 16 Saturday April 20 Saturday May 18 Saturday June 15 Saturday July 20 Saturday August 17 Saturday September 21 Saturday October 19 Saturday November 16 Saturday December 21. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Family Fun

Carver Children and their grownups listen to stories and enjoy simple, shared activities. A time for families to have fun together. All ages welcome. Children will need adult assistance. Branch Location: Carver Library. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Braulia Carrillo. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9180. Presenter/Instructor: Braulia Carrillo. Audience: Family. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Halloween Party

Central Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Story Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Come in costume or come as you are for some Halloween fun at the library! Stories that are not too scary. Crafts that are not too tricky. Treats that are not too sticky. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Square Dancing Demo

Forest Hills Join us for a demonstration of square and round dancing by a local organization, the Alamo Area Square and Round Dance Association dancers. What is square and round dance? Both are traditional social dances that emphasize a group of dancers moving through space to make large patterns, in a steady rhythm in support of the music’s melody. Branch Location: Forest Hills Library. Event Type(s): Music & Dance. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210 207 9230. Presenter/Instructor: Alamo Area Square and Round Dance Association. Audience: All Ages. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit alamoarea.org.

Papel Picado Workshop

Great Northwest Ms. Angelina Merla of the Esperanza Center will demonstrate step-by-step instructions on how to cut and design papel picado craft sheets and arrange them on a string. lead the class. Designs include Hispanic Heritage themes. Tools and supplies will be provided. The program is open to all ages, but children must be at least school age. Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Number/Email: catherine.prazak@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

The Igo Stitchery

Igo A place for all lovers of fiber to meet. We welcome all types of needle hand crafts, from knitting and crochet to cross stitch and embroidery - even spinning and weaving if you are willing to bring your wheel or loom! Just bring your current project and enjoy some companionship. If you knit or crochet, there are also opportunities to contribute to different charity projects throughout the year if you wish to participate. These items include hats, scarves, and stuffed toys. This is not a class, but if you would like to learn a new needle art, there are often enough experienced people in the group to help you get started in a new direction. Please contact Carrie Vance or Liz Garza for further information. Branch Location: Igo Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Carrie Vance and Liz Garza. Staff Contact Number/Email: carrie.vance@sanantonio.gov or elizabeth.garza2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Drop-In Volunteering for Teens

Landa Need service hours for school or want to shine up your college application? Want to experience the library in a whole new way? Awesome! Landa Library has same-day, one-time volunteer opportunities for teens 14-18 years old. Come by during any shift and earn credit the same day. Shifts are available: Wednesdays 4:00-6:30p with Teen Club Saturdays 2:00 - 4:00p Sundays 2:00 - 4:00p Stop by and ask Rebekah for more details. And hey – do you need more than 2 hours or are looking for more of a long term volunteer opportunity? We have that, too! Just ask. Branch Location: Landa Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Rebekah Corley. Staff Contact Number/Email: (210) 207-9090. Audience: Teens. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Make a Monster!

Memorial Create your own monster using basic shapes, wiggle eyes, yarn, and more! Branch Location: Memorial Library. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Family. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

TamboRhythms

Pan American Branch Location: Pan American Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Valerie Shelley. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9150. Presenter/Instructor: Jorge Ochoa. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: TamboRhythms is all about drums - and drums are all about the beat! Join Jorge Ochoa at the Pan American Branch Library and participate in his loud and rowdy drum circle. Children of all ages (and their grown-ups) are invited. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Westfall Join fellow learners in practicing your English language skills. Focus on speaking, listening, writing and reading. Improve your pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and conversational skills. Come LEARN with us! *no registration required* *walk-ins welcome*. Branch Location: Westfall Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Languages. Staff Contact Name: Michelle D. Rickman. Staff Contact Number/Email: (210) 207-9228 / michelle.rickman@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Additional Info: Drop-in help available during Open Hours in LEARN@sapl: T/Th./F/Sat. 10am-6pm & W 12-8pm. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit guides.mysapl.org.

ESL - Basic Level Classes

Pruitt Basic ESL classes are for adult beginner English speakers only. The purpose of these classes are to acquaint you with the English words that you will use everyday with your family, friends, co-workers and other people in the community. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Susan McClellan. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-650-1122. Presenter/Instructor: Susan Mcclellan. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Light refreshments served. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Mission Table Tennis

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Large Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Adults. Featured Event: Live Smart/Learn Well. Additional Info: Why should kids have all the fun? Table Tennis Time just for adults! No matter your level of experience come and play at Mission. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Chess Club

Cortez Do you enjoy board games? Then we'd be delighted to have you join us for our weekly chess club! Play and chat with other chess enthusiasts while learning the finer points of the game and improving your skill. Branch Location: Cortez Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Brooke Mjolsness. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.9130/brooke.mjolsness@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: David Pacheco. Audience: All Ages. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Teen Anime Club

McCreless Branch Location: McCreless Library. Event Type(s): Anime & Manga. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Join us as we celebrate all things Japanese! Bring a friend, watch some anime & have a good time with other anime and manga fans! Saturday, October 19, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Mysteries of the Universe Book Club

Igo Branch Location: Igo Library. Room: Auditorium. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Tim Johnson. Staff Contact Number/Email: 2102079080. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: A book club for kids by kids! Our focus is on mythology from around the world and we read books related to mythology. Percy Jackson , Heroes in Training, and similar titles. . . Saturday, October 19, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Digital Emergency

Parman Need help with SAPL's downloadable digital content such e-books, e-audiobooks, and the OverDrive, Libby, and RBDigital apps? Parman staff is here to assist you in a one-on-one session. Contact us to schedule your visit. Please bring your mobile device (eReader, Kindle, tablet, smart phone, etc.) fully charged and with all relevant login information so that we may best assist you. Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Audience: Adults. Seniors. All Ages. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Come and Go Crafts

Tobin Drop-in crafts for kids and families. Look for the art table in the children's area of the library. Small children will need adult assistance. Branch Location: Tobin Library. Event Type(s): Come & Go Crafts. Audience: Kids. Family. Sunday, October 20, 2019.

Come & Go Crafts

Encino Express yourself! Drop in for creative, self-directed activities. All ages welcome; young children may need adult assistance. Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Come & Go Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Ann Laird. Staff Contact Number/Email: ann.laird@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Sunday, October 20, 2019.

I Heart Vinyl

Potranco This day-long event showcases Potranco Branch Library's stellar collection of classic and contemporary vinyl. Branch Location: Potranco Library. Event Type(s): Music & Dance. Staff Contact Name: Paschal Booker. Staff Contact Number/Email: paschal.booker@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Sunday, October 20, 2019.

Meditation at Parman

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Room: Meeting Room A. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! This meditation class will introduce participants to the practice of concentrated focus to increase awareness, reduce stress, and promote total relaxation. These sessions are appropriate for all levels of experience. Free. No registration required. Adults only. Please bring an exercise mat or a towel. Sunday, October 20, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Femme-powerment Book Club

Igo A book club and safe space to discuss intersectional feminism, women's empowerment, and healing through "femme-powerment" books. Branch Location: Igo Library. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Eggy Soto-Uribe. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9080. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: A book club and safe space to discuss intersectional feminism, women's empowerment, and healing through "femme-powerment" books. Sunday, October 20, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Gentle Stretch Yoga

Pan American Please join us for Yoga activities to include breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures for health and relaxation. All experience levels welcomed. Branch Location: Pan American Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Steven Barrera. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9150 steven.barrera@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. Sunday, October 20, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Mission Embroidery & Craft Group

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: For needle workers interested in the art of embroidery. Bring your stitching project to the library! Get help with your cross stitch, embroidery or learn a new technique. The group welcomes adults who are beginning and advanced. Sunday, October 20, 2019, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Come & Go Crafts

Central Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Children's. Event Type(s): Come & Go Crafts. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Express yourself! Drop in for creative, self-directed activities. All ages welcome; young children may need adult assistance. Sunday, October 20, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Make Beats - Free Music Production Workshop - Ages 9-12

Westfall Make beats in Garageband. Equipment provided, please RSVP via the provided link. Space is limited. Branch Location: Westfall Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Music & Dance. Staff Contact Name: Angelina Cortes. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9220/angela.cortes@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Ernest Gonzales. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Please note this event is for ages 9-12 only. Sunday, October 20, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. For more info visit sampl808.weebly.com.

Using the Access NewspaperArchive Database

Texana and Genealogy The Central Library has available parking in an attached City Parking Garage accessible via Soledad Street. Library users receive 3 hours free parking with a validated ticket; anything over 3 hours is currently a flat rate of $5.00. Parking tickets are validated at the Central Library 1st floor Information Desk. Seating is limited. ***Registration is required***. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Connect at Central. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Debbie Countess. Staff Contact Number/Email: debbie.countess@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Debbie Countess. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Texana/Genealogy. Additional Info: Learn how to best utilize this online newspaper database; the features that it offers and searching strategies that can help you answer questions about your genealogy or other historical research. Sunday, October 20, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM.

Sunday Funday (Teens Only)

Potranco Enjoy a good time on a Sunday Afternoon. Our Fun Day will be full of video games, virtual reality, trivia, board games, snacks and more!!!! Branch Location: Potranco Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Other. Staff Contact Name: Desmond London. Staff Contact Number/Email: desmond.london@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Sunday, October 20, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

Horror in the Stacks- Central Cinema Presents: Escape Room

Central Six strangers are given mysterious black boxes with tickets to an immersive escape room for a chance to win tons of money. Being locked in several rooms with extreme conditions, they discover the secrets behind the escape room and must fight to survive and to find a way out. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Name: Melissa Gomez. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-2500. Audience: All Ages. Additional Info: Popcorn will be provided during the event, please feel free to bring any additional snacks to enjoy. If you are parking in the garage attached to the library please bring your ticket in for 3 hours of free parking with validation. Sunday, October 20, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.imdb.com.

Conversational Spanish

Cortez Let us help you meet your goal of becoming bilingual! Join other English speakers and learn basic Spanish. Branch Location: Cortez Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Languages. Staff Contact Name: Daniel Gomez. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniel.gomez2@sanantonio.gov/210.207.9138. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: LEARN @ SAPL. Sunday, October 20, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Drop-In Volunteering for Teens

Landa Need service hours for school or want to shine up your college application? Want to experience the library in a whole new way? Awesome! Landa Library has same-day, one-time volunteer opportunities for teens 14-18 years old. Come by during any shift and earn credit the same day. Shifts are available: Wednesdays 4:00-6:30p with Teen Club Saturdays 2:00 - 4:00p Sundays 2:00 - 4:00p Stop by and ask Rebekah for more details. And hey – do you need more than 2 hours or are looking for more of a long term volunteer opportunity? We have that, too! Just ask. Branch Location: Landa Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Rebekah Corley. Staff Contact Number/Email: (210) 207-9090. Audience: Teens. Sunday, October 20, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Crochet Social

Maverick Branch Location: Maverick Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Audience: All Ages. Additional Info: Bring a project or learn how to crochet! Some supplies are provided. Sunday, October 20, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Family Fun - Come and Go Craft - Monsters and Pumpkins

San Pedro Families with young or school age kids have some fun creating pumpkins and monsters. Make one for yourself and one to decorate the library. Come anytime with the two hours. Branch Location: San Pedro Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Karen Braeuler. Audience: Kids. Family. Sunday, October 20, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Semmes Sunday Stitchers

Semmes Branch Location: Semmes Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Do you knit, crochet, cross stitch? Bring your latest project and join us for an afternoon of stitching fun. Sunday, October 20, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Parman Knight's Chess Club

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Room: Meeting Room A. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Monty Holcomb. Staff Contact Number/Email: Monty.Holcomb@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Monty Holcomb. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Additional Info: Come play chess with Parman! Whether you want to get started, improve your skill level, or learn new strategies this is the chess club for you! All levels of players are welcome, from beginner through advanced. Ages 5 and up only. Free. Sunday, October 20, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Yarn and Needles and Hooks, Oh My!

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Number/Email: barbara.kwiatkowski@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Bring whatever project you are working on or need help with! This group is for adults of all ages, all skill levels, and all types of needle hand crafts - including spinning and weaving if you want to bring your wheel or loom. This is not a class, but if you would like to learn a new needle art, there are often enough people in the group to help you get started. Join us! Sunday, October 20, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Polymer Clay Craft Class

Pruitt Craft class using polymer clay to make jewelry and other creative items. The theme for October is fall holidays. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Susan McClellan. Audience: Adults. Featured Event: Arts & Culture. Sunday, October 20, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

American Sign Language Classes

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Audience: Teens. Adults. Additional Info: Attend our free weekly classes on Sunday afternoons, taught by MacArthur HS honor students and learn the basics of American Sign Language. Sunday, October 20, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Dueling

Semmes Join fellow duelers for epic Yu-Gi-Oh! Battles. Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Audience: All Ages. Sunday, October 20, 2019, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Sunday Crafternoon

Thousand Oaks It's Craft Time - for Adults! Join us to make quick, easy, handmade crafts to gift or keep for yourself. Each month a anew project. Branch Location: Thousand Oaks Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Sunday, October 20, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

The Sunday Afternoon Contemporary Fiction Book Club

Tobin Join us to discuss a variety of book titles. Branch Location: Tobin Library. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Sunday, October 20, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Make Beats - Free Music Production Workshop - Adults

Westfall Make beats in Garageband. Equipment provided, please RSVP via the provided link. Space is limited. Branch Location: Westfall Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Music & Dance. Staff Contact Name: Angelina Cortes. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9220/angela.cortes@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Ernest Gonzales. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Please note this event is for adults only. Sunday, October 20, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit sampl808.weebly.com.

Coloring @ Mission

Mission Join us every other Sunday to color with your family and friends. Supplies are provided, but you're welcome to bring your own. Branch Location: Mission Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Briana Rangel. Staff Contact Number/Email: briana.rangel2@sanantonio.gov. Audience: All Ages. Featured Event: Arts & Culture. Additional Info: We meet in Quiet Rm 1. Sunday, October 20, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Pokémon Champions

Pan American Join our group of Pokémon trainers to battle, duel and compete to become the ultimate Pokémon champion. Any and all Pokémon related materials are welcomed. Branch Location: Pan American Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Cassie Garza. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9150/cassandra.garza@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. Additional Info: For ages 7yrs and UP! Sunday, October 20, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Picture Book Voting Booth

McCreless Kids can stop by the McCreless Library and vote for their favorite picture book character! Kids can show their civic pride by choosing their favorite character in our mini-voting booth and getting their I VOTED sticker when they're done. Who will win? Pete the Cat? Peppa Pig? Or a write-in candidate? Stop by to find out! Branch Location: McCreless Library. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Angela O'Malley. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.9170. Audience: Kids. Family. Monday, October 21, 2019.

Getting Crafty

Cortez Come join us and get your crafting on! Every other month we do crocheting, and the opposite month we make crafts. Whether you are a beginner or pro, we welcome you with open arms. Branch Location: Cortez Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: JoAnn Paredes. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.9130. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Monday, October 21, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Time

San Pedro Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months and their parent/caregiver. Branch Location: San Pedro Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Karen Braeuler. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Please note that library parking is 30 cents per hour. Meter requires change. Monday, October 21, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Adult Low Impact Circuit Training and 30 min Core Training

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Monty Holcomb. Staff Contact Number/Email: 207-2703. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Low Impact Circuit Training is part of the award winning Fitness in the Park program. This fun and challenging class is 100% free and open to the public. No registration is required. Just show up and exercise with us! 30 min. Core Training class right after will blast your abs by performing specific exercises to strengthen the muscles. Monday, October 21, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Baby Time

Cody Branch Location: Cody Library. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Kristin Yourdon. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9100. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. Recommended for babies up to 18 months. Monday, October 21, 2019, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Story Time

Maverick Branch Location: Maverick Library. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Adults. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster cuirosity. Recommended for 3-5 year olds and a caregiver. Monday, October 21, 2019, 10:15 AM.

Toddler Time

Semmes Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Randi Jones. Staff Contact Number/Email: randi.jones@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Randi Jones. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Monday, October 21, 2019, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Baby Time

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Room: Meeting Room A. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Katy Dillard. Staff Contact Number/Email: Katherine.Dillard@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Katy Dillard. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Early literacy opportunity for babies aged birth-18 months. Monday, October 21, 2019, 10:15 AM – 11:05 AM.

Toddler Time

Cody Branch Location: Cody Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Kristin Yourdon. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9100. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Monday, October 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Story Time

Maverick Branch Location: Maverick Library. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for 3-5 year olds and a caregiver. Monday, October 21, 2019, 11:00 AM.

Baby Time

Pruitt Babies expeience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition,. Social time with toys at end of program. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Cynthia Saenz. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-650-1122. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months. Monday, October 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Baby Time

San Pedro Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. Recommended for babies up to 18 months and their parent/caregiver. Branch Location: San Pedro Library. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Karen Braeuler. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Please note that library parking is 30 cents per hour. Meter requires change. Monday, October 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Story Time

Semmes Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Randi Jones. Staff Contact Number/Email: randi.jones@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Randi Jones. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity, with art or craft activity to follow. Recommended for three to five year olds. Monday, October 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Time

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Room: Meeting Room A. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Free Ticket Required - available at front desk 15 minutes before the program. Monday, October 21, 2019, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Barre Fitness Class

Great Northwest Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Number/Email: catherine.prazak@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Barre Fitness classes use a combination of postures inspired by ballet and other disciplines like Yoga and Pilates. All classes are free and open to the public. All fitness levels are welcome. No registration is required. This program is offered through San Antonio Parks and Recreation Fitness in the Park program. Monday, October 21, 2019, 12:00 PM – 12:55 PM.

Veterans: Need Help with Housing and Benefits?

Central The American GI Forum National Veterans Outreach Program’s Supportive Services for Veterans Families program (SSVF) offers Rapid Rehousing assistance for homeless veterans and veteran families. These services include case management, assistance with VA and public benefits, and short-term temporary financial assistance. Please note that homeless non-veterans do not qualify for the SSVF program. If you fall in this category, outreach specialists will connect you to the appropriate employment readiness and non-veteran resources. Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Foyer. Event Type(s): Community. Staff Contact Name: Deedee Lu or Cynthia de Leon. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-2500. Presenter/Instructor: Roy Martinez, Outreach Specialist. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: For more information please call GI Forum (San Pedro office) at 210-233-8505. Monday, October 21, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.agif-nvop.org.

Core Training

Great Northwest Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Number/Email: catherine.prazak@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Core Training classes will blast your abs by performing specific exercises to strengthen the muscles. All classes are free and open to the public. All fitness levels are welcome. No registration is required. This program is offered through San Antonio Parks and Recreation Fitness in the Park program. Monday, October 21, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Conversational Spanish

Johnston Branch Location: Johnston Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Staff Contact Name: Elsy Jackson. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9240. Presenter/Instructor: Elsy Jackson. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Bienvenidos! Join us for our weekly Conversational Spanish Language class! This class is designed for students whose goal is to learn to communicate orally in Spanish. Students will develop speaking, listening skills, and cultural awareness. Monday, October 21, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

Teen Anime Club

Bazan Love anime? manga? If the answer is yes join us for a monthly I Love Anime teen program. Yes Pokemon Go lovers are more than welcome! Branch Location: Bazan Library. Event Type(s): Anime & Manga. Staff Contact Name: Georgina Garcia. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9160/georgina.garcia@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Monday, October 21, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Tween Spooky Story Read-a-thon

Cody Branch Location: Cody Library. Event Type(s): Tween Time. Staff Contact Name: Kristin Yourdon. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9100. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Join us to read your favorite published spooky story or one you have written. Snacks will be provided. Exclusively for children ages 9 to 12. Monday, October 21, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

LEGO Time

Maverick Branch Location: Maverick Library. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Adults. Family. Additional Info: Bulid. Play. Create. Join in the fun of LEGO Time. Designed for children ages 5-12. Duplos are available as well for younger children, Adult/caregiver required. Monday, October 21, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Family Fun

Bazan Branch Location: Bazan Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Bazan. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9160. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Children and their grownups listen to stories and enjoy simple, shared activities. A time for families to have fun together. All ages welcome. Children will need adult assistance. Monday, October 21, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

LegoClub

Collins Garden Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Other. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Come be creative with Lego bricks! Recommended for school age children. Please note: Lego creations must stay in the library. Monday, October 21, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Ready, set, GAME!

Cortez Branch Location: Cortez Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Other. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Families are invited to get together for some quality time over board games, card games, and more! All ages welcome. Monday, October 21, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM.

Lego Club

McCreless Come be creative with LEGO bricks! Recommended for school-age children due to small size of some bricks. A limited number of DUPLO bricks are available for younger children. Please note: LEGO and DUPLO creations must stay at the library. Branch Location: McCreless Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Joseph Gonzales. Staff Contact Number/Email: joseph.gonzales3@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Joseph. Audience: Kids. Teens. Family. Additional Info: Just bring your imagination. Monday, October 21, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Digital Emergency

Parman Need help with SAPL's downloadable digital content such e-books, e-audiobooks, and the OverDrive, Libby, and RBDigital apps? Parman staff is here to assist you in a one-on-one session. Contact us to schedule your visit. Please bring your mobile device (eReader, Kindle, tablet, smart phone, etc.) fully charged and with all relevant login information so that we may best assist you. Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Classes & Instruction. Audience: Adults. Seniors. All Ages. Monday, October 21, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Lego Club

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Meeting Room South. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Come have fun with LEGO bricks of all sizes and let your creativity come to life! Challenge yourself and build to the theme of the week or build whatever your imagination can design. Either way, you are bound to have fun and meet other LEGO architects. All LEGO creations must stay at the library. Monday, October 21, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Teen Manga and Anime Club

Igo Come and talk about all things manga and anime! Activities will be different each month. Branch Location: Igo Library. Room: Auditorium. Event Type(s): Anime & Manga. Staff Contact Name: Laura Herman. Staff Contact Number/Email: laura.herman@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Ages 13-18 only. Monday, October 21, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Family Yoga

Pruitt Join us each week for this amazing program dedicated to helping the next generation lead healthier, happier lives. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Cynthia Saenz. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-650-1122. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Sponsored by Healthy Neighborhoods / Metro Health. Monday, October 21, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Tweens Create - Halloween Treats

Encino Bring your friends and hang out for some interactive fun at the library. No desks. No tests. Just fun! Tweens will create a different craft at each session. This program is for nine to twelve year olds. Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Tween Time. Staff Contact Name: Ann Laird. Staff Contact Number/Email: ann.laird@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Monday, October 21, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Lego Club

Potranco LEGO® lovers unite! Come and get creative building with LEGOs and other fun blocks! Recommended for children ages 4-12, but all are welcome. Library provides all Lego bricks. Please note: Lego creations must stay at the library. Branch Location: Potranco Library. Event Type(s): Other. Audience: Kids. Monday, October 21, 2019, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM.

Come & Go Craft

Pan American Branch Location: Pan American Library. Event Type(s): Come & Go Crafts. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9150. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Express Yourself! Come to the library for creative, self-directed craft activities. All ages welcome; young children may need adult assistance. Monday, October 21, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

San Antonio Needlework Guild @ Encino

Encino Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Michelle Ricondo. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9250. Presenter/Instructor: Joan Vanderbrink ad The SA Needlework Guild. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Arts & Culture. Additional Info: The San Antonio Needlework Guild would like to invite stitchers to come stitch with us on the third Monday of the month. Bring whatever project you are doing. We have plenty of room and the light is good. Monday, October 21, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:45 PM.

Scary Movies

Las Palmas Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Event Type(s): Movies. Staff Contact Name: Connie Hejl. Staff Contact Number/Email: connie.hejl@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Adults. Additional Info: We will show creepy movies in the Teen Area every Monday and Wednesday in October. All movies are rated PG-13. Monday, October 21, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Teen Anime Club

Encino Branch Location: Encino Library. Event Type(s): Anime & Manga. Staff Contact Name: Mark Hall. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: The Teen Anime Club is for any teen with an interest in anime and manga. Whether you're just getting started or you're already a huge otaku. Bring your suggestions for club activities and a friend! [For ages 13 to 18 only]. Monday, October 21, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

McCreless Walking Club

McCreless Come join us for simple walks on a nature trail suitable for beginners. We will meet at McCreless at 5:20 pm and leave for Southside Lions Park East at 5:30. The walk is about an hour long and starts at 5:45. Those under 18 should be accompanied by an adult. These are new hours for the Fall. Branch Location: McCreless Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Al Chavez. Staff Contact Number/Email: alfred.chavez@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Al Chavez. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Additional Info: Walk will be cancelled if it is raining. These are the new hours for the Fall. Monday, October 21, 2019, 5:45 PM – 7:00 PM.

Teen Craft & Movie Night

Great Northwest Visit the library for Teen Craft & Movie Monday for teens ages 13-18 years old. This week we are having an "Beetlejuice" theme night. Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Christina R Martinez. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9210. Presenter/Instructor: Christina R Martinez. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teens ages 13-18 years old. Monday, October 21, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

PoeTree

Igo Branch Location: Igo Library. Room: Auditorium. Event Type(s): Book Group & Literary. Staff Contact Name: Gamini Haluwana. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.9080. Audience: All Ages. Additional Info: We create and discuss poetry. Open to poetry lovers and poets at any level of experience, from newbie to published. Monday, October 21, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Family Fun

Las Palmas Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Valerie Shelley. Staff Contact Number/Email: valerie.shelley@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Children and their grownups listen to stories and enjoy simple, shared activities. A time for families to have fun together. All ages welcome. Monday, October 21, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

McCreless D&D Club

McCreless Branch Location: McCreless Library. Event Type(s): Other. Audience: Teens. Adults. Additional Info: Come join us! We are starting a weekly Dungeons & Dragons Club and encourage anyone who is interested to stop on by! Ages 15 and up welcome. Monday, October 21, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM.

Adult Crafting – Halloween Magnets

Pan American Come enjoy an evening of Adult Crafting, where you will be creating Halloween magnet masterpieces. Come put your crafting talents to the test. All supplies will be provided. Branch Location: Pan American Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Adrian Leal. Staff Contact Number/Email: adrian.leal@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Monday, October 21, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Read to a Dog

Schaefer Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Children can practice their developing literacy skills by reading aloud individually to a therapy dog, which will be accompanied by the animal handler. All young readers are welcome. Monday, October 21, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Pajama Story Time

Landa Join us at Landa Library on Monday, October 21st at 6:30 pm for Pajama Story time. Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Children can dress in their comfy pajamas and slippers and bring a stuffed animal friend, too. Recommended for 3-5 year olds and their caregiver. Branch Location: Landa Library. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Monday, October 21, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM.

Picture Book Voting Booth

McCreless Kids can stop by the McCreless Library and vote for their favorite picture book character! Kids can show their civic pride by choosing their favorite character in our mini-voting booth and getting their I VOTED sticker when they're done. Who will win? Pete the Cat? Peppa Pig? Or a write-in candidate? Stop by to find out! Branch Location: McCreless Library. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Angela O'Malley. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.9170. Audience: Kids. Family. Tuesday, October 22, 2019.

Play & Learn

Central Branch Location: Central Library. Room: Story Room. Event Type(s): Play & Learn. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Parents and caregivers share interactive play time with children in order to build early literacy skills. Designed for children five and under. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Baby Time

Landa Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. For babies 0-18 months and their caregivers. Branch Location: Landa Library. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM.

Baby Time

Potranco Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme, and repetition. Plan on a fifteen to twenty minute program with time for baby and caregiver socializing afterwards. Recommended for babies up to 18 months. Branch Location: Potranco Library. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Audience: Kids. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:40 AM.

Play & Learn

Potranco Let’s talk, sing, read, write and play about grocery shopping.  Kids and their grownups will pretend and explore together about this important household job.   Recommended for children age five and under. Branch Location: Potranco Library. Event Type(s): Play & Learn. Audience: Kids. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Time

Igo Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Branch Location: Igo Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Free Ticket Required - available 15 minutes before the program starts. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Time

Johnston Branch Location: Johnston Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Name: Miss Tiffany. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months but young children of all ages are welcome. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 10:15 AM.

Baby Time

McCreless Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. For babies 0-18 months and their caregivers. Branch Location: McCreless Library. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Angela O'Malley. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.9170. Audience: Kids. Family. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Toddler Time

Schaefer Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Mindfulness for Families

Great Northwest Branch Location: Great Northwest Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Number/Email: catherine.prazak@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Cam Brooks. Audience: Family. Additional Info: Mindfulness is a family and child meditation class designed for children at least 4 years of age accompanied by an adult. Class will consist of focused breathing exercises and light stretches. This program is provided through the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Fitness in the Park program. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Meditation Session

Pan American Meditation has been proven to be a powerful tool in fighting the stress that comes with daily life. Come quiet the noise of the outside world and spend some time practicing meditation. All people are welcome. Branch Location: Pan American Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Steven Barrera. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9150 steven.barrera@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Abel Menchaca. Audience: Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Time

Pan American Branch Location: Pan American Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9150. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Story Time

Westfall Branch Location: Westfall Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Imelda Merino. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9220/imelda.merino@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Imelda Merino. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for three to five year olds. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Baby Time

Encino Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. Recommended for babies up to 18 months. Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Baby Time. Staff Contact Name: Ann Laird. Staff Contact Number/Email: Ann.Laird@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Story Time

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Room: Children's. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Play time to follow to further promote early literacy skill building. Recommended for 3-5 year olds and a caregiver. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Storytime

Forest Hills Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for three to five year olds. Branch Location: Forest Hills Library. Room: Kids Corner. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Time

Landa Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Branch Location: Landa Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM.

Story Time

Las Palmas Branch Location: Las Palmas Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Valerie Shelley. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9200. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for three to five year olds and their grown-ups. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Time

Potranco Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement, enhancing their social, emotional, and language development. Plan on a twenty-minute program then stay for up to forty additional minutes of open play with a variety of early learning materials. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. Branch Location: Potranco Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Audience: Kids. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler, Two!

Igo Designed for eager and active two-year-olds and their caregivers, these sessions include stories, music and movement to foster developing early literacy skills. Recommended for children 24 to 36 months. Branch Location: Igo Library. Event Type(s): Toddler Time. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Free Ticket Required - available 15 minutes before the program starts. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Story Time - Spooky Spiders!

Encino Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for three to five year olds. Branch Location: Encino Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Ann Laird. Staff Contact Number/Email: Ann.Laird@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Family. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Story Time

Schaefer Branch Location: Schaefer Library. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for three to five year olds. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Alamo Area Woodcarvers

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Barbara Kwiatkowski. Staff Contact Number/Email: barbara.kwiatkowski@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Alamo Area Woodcarvers. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Join the Alamo Area Woodcarvers for community carving. Beginners welcome. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Story Time

Johnston Branch Location: Johnston Library. Event Type(s): Story Time. Staff Contact Name: Miss Tiffany. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for three to five year olds but young children of all ages are welcome. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 12:15 PM.

Story Time

Potranco Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for three to five year olds. Branch Location: Potranco Library. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM.

Story Time

Igo Preschoolers enjoy stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Recommended for 3- to 5-year-olds and a caregiver. Branch Location: Igo Library. Event Type(s): Story Time. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Free Ticket Required - available 15 minutes before the program starts. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Fitness in the Park - Circuit Training

Semmes Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Circuit Training classes include a variety of activities geared towards increasing endurance, power, strength, stamina, and speed. Exercises will also focus on flexibility and agility, giving you a great total body workout. An exercise "circuit" refers to one completion of all prescribed exercises in the program. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Mission Table Tennis

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Room: Large Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Why should kids have all the fun? Table Tennis Time just for adults! No matter your level of experience come and play at Mission. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Fitness in the Park - Yoga

Semmes Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Audience: Adults. Additional Info: Exercise your mind, body and soul. Yoga helps reduce anxiety, improve flexibility, relieve stress and improve respiratory functions. Try one of several types of yoga offered, including our Family Friendly Yoga classes that are open to families with young children. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that, today, is practiced as a graceful form of exercise. It involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner, great for stretching and serenity. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Tween Time

Brook Hollow Branch Location: Brook Hollow Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Tween Time. Audience: Kids. Additional Info: Bring your friends and hang out for some interactive fun at the library. No desks. No tests. Just fun! Exclusively for nine to twelve year olds. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Kids Time

Forest Hills Books, crafts and activities recommended for school-age children. Younger children welcome when accompanied by an adult. Branch Location: Forest Hills Library. Room: Kids Corner. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

LEGO Time

Bazan Branch Location: Bazan Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Bazan. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9160. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Come be creative with Lego bricks! Recommended for school age children. Please note: Lego creations must stay in the library. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Chess Club!

Cody AGES 7-18: Join us on Tuesdays at 4PM for strategy and games. Feel free to bring your own chessboard! All skill levels welcome, including beginners. Branch Location: Cody Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Staff Contact Name: Amy Rae Weaver. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9100. Audience: Kids. Teens. Additional Info: AGES 7-18: Join us on Tuesdays at 4PM for strategy and games. Feel free to bring your own chessboard! All skill levels welcome, including beginners. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Lego Club

Johnston LEGO® lovers unite! Come and get creative with LEGOs! Recommended for children ages 3-12. Library provides all Lego. Branch Location: Johnston Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Audience: Kids. Family. Additional Info: Please note: Lego creations must stay at the library. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Teen Tuesday

Collins Garden Every week is different! You get to decide what activity we do. Sometimes we play board games, make crafts, play video games, or just hang out! For teens ages 13-18. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Process Art!

Landa Process art focuses on the process of creativity, interacting with, and manipulating the materials, with less emphasis on the finished product. This program is all about having FUN and exploring art.Some weeks may be messy so please dress for a mess! Recommended for school-age children. Younger children welcome when accompanied by an adult. Branch Location: Landa Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Audience: Kids. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Book Talk Tuesday

Pruitt Want to hang out, meet new friends, hear about, and discuss books you've read or may like to read? If so join us at Book Talk Tuesday. Feel free to bring a book to promote; or you can just listen. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Sheri Watkins. Staff Contact Number/Email: vertis.watkins@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

LEGO Club

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Room: Meeting Room B. Event Type(s): Family Fun. Staff Contact Name: Katy Dillard. Staff Contact Number/Email: Katherine.Dillard@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Katy Dillard. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Additional Info: Come play with LEGO! Be creative. Build something amazing. Recommended for school age children (5-12 years) due to small size of bricks. Please note that LEGO creations stay at the library. Free event. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Kids' Time

Pruitt Books, crafts and actiities recommended for school-age children. Younger children welcome when accompanied by an adult. Branch Location: Pruitt Library. Event Type(s): Kids Time. Staff Contact Name: Cynthia Saenz. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-650-1122. Audience: Kids. Family. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Teen Time

Semmes Branch Location: Semmes Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Other. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: All teens are welcome to study, play games, or hang out. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Teen Time

Mission Teens (13-18) are welcome to join us each week during the summer for a different activity including board and video games, movies, crafts, cooking, and more. Branch Location: Mission Library. Event Type(s): Other. Audience: Teens. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Make Vanilla Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrubs

Memorial Treat yourself to a refreshing vanilla pumpkin spice sugar scrub! This scrub is made with simple, easy ingredients. Take it home and enjoy as it moisturizes and exfoliates your face, feet, or body. Perfect for autumn, the vanilla and pumpkin spice flavors are oh so sweet! Program is free to attend and supplies are provided. Registration is required; call or see staff to register. Branch Location: Memorial Library. Event Type(s): Health & Fitness. Staff Contact Name: Freddy Hudson. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9140. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Teen Time

Parman Branch Location: Parman Library. Room: Meeting Room B. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Chris Castillo. Staff Contact Number/Email: chris.castillo@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Chris Castillo. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teens (13-18 only), consider this your official invitation. You decide what we do! Teen Time is whatever you’re into and whatever we can facilitate. Here is non-comprehensive list of what teens have done: study hall, learn a new language, video games (Xbox 360), watching films, astronomy, astrology, crafting, sewing, embroidery, cooking, dancing, an instrument, exploring virtual reality (Oculus Go), 3D printing (printer and pens), making art, photography (DSLR, film, instant), videography, coding, robot… Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 5:45 PM – 7:45 PM.

Teen Time!

Cody Ages 13-18 only! Come to Teen Time for art, crafting, technology, competition, or something completely different. You decide what we do! Branch Location: Cody Library. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Amy Rae Weaver. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210-207-9100. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Ages 13-18 only! Come to Teen Time for art, crafting, technology, competition, or something completely different. You decide what we do! Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Family Pumpkin Decorating

Collins Garden Fall is here! Come decorate a pumpkin for fun. Pumpkins and all decorating supplies are supplied. Pumpkins are first come, first served. Branch Location: Collins Garden Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Staff Contact Name: Daniella Toll. Staff Contact Number/Email: daniella.toll@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Family. Seniors. All Ages. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Salsa and Cumbia Dance Lessons!

Cortez Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and join us for our beginner's salsa and cumbia dance lessons! Led by professional dancers, the lessons will be every Tuesday at 6p from Sept. 17 through Oct. 29 (except Oct. 1). No sign-up required. For ages 13+ only. Branch Location: Cortez Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Music & Dance. Staff Contact Name: Brooke Mjolsness. Staff Contact Number/Email: 210.207.9130/brooke.mjolsness@sanantonio.gov. Presenter/Instructor: Mario Alvarado and Laura Rhodes. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Featured Event: Hispanic Heritage Month. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit empoweredartsstudio.org.

Knit and Crochet

Guerra Branch Location: Guerra Library. Event Type(s): Arts & Crafts. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Additional Info: Discover the basics of knitting and crocheting or increase your knowledge. Need help getting started? No problem! Come join us in some lively discussion where we will be happy to help you on your journey to the wonders of knitting and crocheting. *Supplies not provided. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Teen Time @ Maverick

Maverick Teen Time @ Maverick is: a GREAT place to meet new people; a GREAT place to meet your friends; a GREAT place to play tabletop or video games, grab a snack, make a craft and just hang out! Branch Location: Maverick Library. Room: Meeting Room. Event Type(s): Whatev. Staff Contact Name: Mary Lou Bleichwehl. Staff Contact Number/Email: mary.bleichwehl@sanantonio.gov. Audience: Teens. Additional Info: Teens 13 - 18 yrs only! Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM.

Mission Dark Bishop Chess Club

Mission Branch Location: Mission Library. Event Type(s): Gaming. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. All Ages. Additional Info: Whether you are just learning or are a master join us to play and learn. All ages and skill levels are welcome! Open to new players. No registration required. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.