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San Antonio Public Library and Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio Host 6th Annual Holocaust: Learn & Remember Commemoration

Opening reception and theme announcement for the 6th annual Holocaust: Learn & Remember month-long commemoration of the Holocaust.

San Antonio Public Library and its partners hope to enlighten and educate the community with this important initiative in order to promote tolerance and inspire acceptance. The 2018 theme Art & Survival will focus on artists and works of art that explore the experience of survivors during the war and after liberation. 

San Antonio Loves Harry Potter, Wimpy Kids, and Tidying Up: Mysteries, how-tos, and popular series top the list of San Antonio Public Library’s most popular check outs of 2017

Mysteries, how-tos, and popular series top the list of San Antonio Public Library’s most popular check outs of 2017

San Antonio Public Library celebrated an exciting milestone in 2017 - the checkout of the system’s four millionth digital item, and the number is growing daily. In fiscal year 2017, San Antonio Public Library card holders checked out approximately 7.2 million items. Of those check outs, 17% were digital items. The Library added nearly 30,000 titles to the collection in 2017, including new titles and additional copies of card holder favorites. Mysteries and whodunits dominated the list of San Antonio Public Library’s most popular adult fiction check outs (print) of 2017. When it came to adult non-fiction, San Antonio was interested in World War II, tidying up, and studying for the GED. Kids, tweens, and teens’ reading list was dominated by the popular series Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Digital checkouts included similar titles and topics as print checkouts, in a mix of format preferences (eBook or eAudiobook). The list also illustrated San Antonio’s continued love of Harry Potter.

 

Check out the lists below of this year’s most popular check outs. You can also access digital copies at bit.ly/SAPLtoptitles2017

Friends Don’t Lie: Stranger Things Season One Now Available For Check Out at San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Public Library is turned “upside down” with excitement over Stranger Things season one. San Antonio Public Library card holders can now check out Netflix’s Emmy Award-nominated series by the Duffer Brothers. The Library consistently expands its collection to include current and popular materials for library card holders of all ages and interests. 

Igo Branch Library to Celebrate 10th Anniversary with Holiday Traditions from Around the World

San Antonio Public Library will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Igo Branch Library with international music and dance performances, origami holiday card crafts, photos with Santa, and more.

Latino Collection and Resource Center at Central Library to Host “Talking Tamales” with Carmen Tafolla and Dr. Ellen Riojas Clark

Join the San Antonio Public Library for an evening of secrets, recipes, history, anecdotes and a lot of fun with San Antonio poet laureate Carmen Tafolla, Ph.D. and Ellen Riojas Clark, Ph.D. as they read excerpts from their book Tamales, Comadres and the Meaning of Civilization.
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