Upcoming Library Events



Ongoing Events

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

YS Calendar

Children's Activities Calendar,  Young Adult's Activities Calendar and Technology's Activities Calendar

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

sunday hours

Sunday Hours (PDF)

Join us as we re-open the library on Sundays!

Starting September 20, 2015

Main Library from 12 pm - 4 pm

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Gracie the Dog (PDF)

Children will have the opportunity to practice their reading skills and read a story to Gracie the Dog.

Newhope Library @ 4:00 pm — 5:00 pm
July 6, 2016
August 3, 2016
September 7, 2016

Main Library @ 10:30 am — 11:30 am
June 25, 2016
July 30, 2016
August 27, 2016
September 24, 2016


Summer Reading Program (PDF)
List of Performers (PDF)

Join us for our annual summer reading program!

June 20 - August 6 @ Newhope and Main Library

Last day to register is Saturday. July 30


Adult Summer Reading Program (PDF)

Sign up for our fun summer reading program. The more you read, the more opportunities to win!

June 20 - August 6 @ Newhope and Main Library


Summer Tech Institute (PDF)

Gain new and exciting technology skills like video production and game design!

June 27 - August 3 @ Main Library, Newhope, and Garfield
Every Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 3pm-5pm

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Math Mania (PDF)

Join us for fun math activities and events!

June 27 - August 6 @ Main Library

Last Day to Register: Saturday, July 30

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Summer Reading Program - Teens & YA (PDF)

  • Open to ages 12-21
  • Must have a valid Library Card
  • Register online at http://goo.gl/forms/wrPjgHH4saOxz9xv1 or in person at the Newhope Branch Information Desk
  • Participants must read at least four (4) books

June 27 - August 20 @ Newhope Library

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Summer Steam (PDF)

Register for one 5-week session workshop. Enjoy activities and experiments focused on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. Must attend all 5 classes to register.

Main Library:
SESSION 1: Fridays 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
SESSION 2: Fridays 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

July 8 - Science
July 15 - Technology
July 22 - Engineering
July 29 - Art
August 5 - Math

Newhope Library:
SESSION 1: Fridays 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
SESSION 2: Fridays 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

July 9 - Science
July 16 - Technology
July 23 - Engineering
July 30 - Art
August 6 - Math

Registration begins June 16, 2016. For students in Grades 3 - 6


McFarland Screening (PDF)

In celebration of the 2016 Summer Reading program, “Read for the Win” , the Santa Ana Public Library will present a special screening of the acclaimed film McFarland U.S.A.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 6:30 pm @ Main Library

Doors will open at 6:00 pm. Space is limited, please arrive early.


Library Hotspot (PDF)

Use the Internet anywhere for FREE!
Check Out a Hotspot with your Library Card

Monday - Friday: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm OR
Schedule a Pickup by calling (714) 647-5253

3d Class

3D Printing Classes (PDF)

Come learn about the exciting process of 3d design and printing!


Main Library @ 4:30 pm — 5:30 pm

Computer Science Club

Computer Science Club (PDF)

Learn how games are designed, then make them yourself!

Garfield Community Center @ 3:00pm - 4:00pm


Introduction to Computers (PDF)

The Garfield community center is offering classes to learn and/or improve basic computer skills.

Mondays (2nd - 8th Grade)
Garfield Community Center @ 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Tuesday (Teens - Adult)
Garfield Community Center @ 5:00pm - 7:00pm


Fundamentals of Video Production (PDF)

Garfield Community Center is holding a workshop for participants with an interest in Video Production.
Participants will learn terminology, script writing, video editing & more!

Garfield Community Center @ 5:00pm - 7:00pm


Self-guided Typing Sessions (PDF)

Need help with improving your typing skills? The Garfield Community Center will be having Self-Guided Typing Sessions for any one interested in honing their own typing skills.

Garfield Community Center @ 12:30pm - 1:30pm


Learn to Skype (PDF)

Garfield Community Center is holding a workshop to assist people in connecting with family and friends using Skype. Participants will learn to make calls, test audio, video chat and more.

Garfield Community Center @ 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Garfield Community Center @ 12:30pm - 1:30pm & 5:00pm - 6:00pm


LeapFrog Systems (PDF)

LeapFrog Systems is now available at the Santa Ana Public Library!
Visit the Check-out Desk to view and borrow our LeapFrog materials!

Download free Adobe Acrobat Reader software that allows you to view and print PDF files.