The San Antonio Public Library changes lives through the transformative power of information, imagination, and ideas. For more than 110 years, the award-winning San Antonio Public Library (SAPL) has been a vital center for free learning, knowledge, communication, culture and enjoyment within the City of San Antonio and for all Bexar County residents. The Library system is comprised of a world-class Central Library, 27 branch libraries and a library outlet at the Briscoe Western Art Museum. Collections include an extensive collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, movies and music as well as physical items such as printed books and DVDs. All locations are hubs for WiFi broadband access and provide access to computers and other digital technology. In addition, Central Library and branches offer programs to serve the needs and interests of the community, including programs for all ages that support early childhood literacy, education, culture, economic development and more.
About the Library
Read about the mission and values of the San Antonio Public Library, find out more about their policies and read more about the strategic plan the library has for the upcoming years.
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Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees is comprised of eleven (11) members appointed by the City Council. The Board is exclusively responsible for the management, care, control and maintenance of all Library system properties.
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Read about the community and city government, then look over the job opportunities at the San Antonio Public Library.
Read more about Career Opportunities with the San Antonio Public Library.
How to Help
Would you like to volunteer your time to work with us? Perhaps you want to make a donation.
Read more about How to Help the San Antonio Public Library.
The San Antonio Public Library receives support from various partners and community organizations.
Read more about San Antonio Public Library Partners.