Upcoming Library Events



Ongoing Events

Regularly Scheduled Programming:
Check out our regularly recurring programs and events!

Youth Service Calendar

Children's Activities Calendar

Click on the link to view upcoming activities and programs happening in the Children's Library.


Enroll in Covered California (PDF)

Visit your library where enrollment counselors will talk with you face-to-face to explain your health coverage options through Covered California and help you select the best plan for your medical needs and budget. You can also find out if you qualify for low-cost or no-cost coverage through Medi-Cal.

Mondays and Thursdays, December 1, 2014 - February 15, 2015*
Main Library @ 3:00pm - 7:00pm

Saturdays, December 1, 2014 - February 15, 2015*
Main Library @ 10:00am - 1:00pm

*Please review our Holiday Hours for library closures that will affect this schedule.


2014 Teen/Buddy Fall Program (PDF)

TeenSpace is hosting a number of programs and the always fun HAUNTED HOUSE. Download the flyers for programs, dates, and times!


Santa's Corner (PDF)

Take your Picture with Santa! Make Christmas Crafts! Have refreshments! Listen to Christmas Carols! Win Christmas Goodies!!!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Garfield Community Center (501 N. Lacy) @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Thursday, December 11, 2014
Newhope Learning Center (122 N. Newhope) @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Friday, December 12, 2014
Jerome Center Teenspace (726 S. Center St.) @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Saturday, December 13, 2014
Main Library Teenspace (26 Civic Center Plaza) @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Storytime Break (PDF)

Santa Ana Public Library will be taking a Storytime Break!

Monday, December 15, 2014 - Saturday, January 3, 2015
Storytimes will resume January 5, 2015.


Main Library Learning Center Hours (PDF)
Newhope Learning Center Winter Hours (PDF)

Learning Center hours at the Main Library and Newhope Library will follow a winter holiday schedule.

Main Library Learning Center
December 22 - December 24, 2014 11:00am - 5:00pm
December 25 - December 27, 2014 Closed
December 29 - December 31, 2014 11:00am - 5:00pm
January 1 - January 3, 2015 Closed

Newhope Library Learning Center
December 22 - December 24, 2014 3:00pm - 6:00pm
December 25 - December 27, 2014 Closed
December 29 - December 31, 2014 3:00pm - 6:00pm
January 1 - January 3, 2015 Closed

Regular hours will resume on Monday, January 5, 2015


Parent Program (English) (PDF)
Programa Parent (Spanish) (PDF)

A 10-session parenting series at no cost. The Parent to Parent Program is designed to help you: network with other parents in your community, strengthen your relationship with your child, find positive approaches to parenting, build on existing parenting skills, and communicate effectively with your child.

Starting Thursday, January 8, 2015
Main Library @ 6:30PM - 8:30PM

Classes Are In Spanish/ Childcare Provided


Science Fest (PDF)

Students will learn all about magnets, the three groups of rocks, explore their senses and do various hand on activities and experiments. 2nd-8th grade students are welcome!

Fridays, January 9 - January 30, 2015
Main Library @ 4:00 PM

Registration begins December 15, 2014 (Sign up at the Children's Desk)


The Santa Ana Public Library Presents: Shyima Hall (PDF)

Shyima Hall's Hidden Girl is an inspiring and compelling memoir from a young woman who lost her childhood to slavery—and built a new life grounded in determination and justice.

As part of National Human Trafficking Prevention Month, Maria Hall-Brown (from the PBS series Bookmark) will interview Shyima Hall, along with an expert panel facilitated by Dr. Sandra Morgan, director of the Global Center for Women & Justice, Vanguard University.

Thursday, January 29, 2015
Main Library @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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