Upcoming Library Events



Ongoing Events

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

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Children's Activities Calendar and Technology's Activities Calendar

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

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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.

Main Library from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
December 5, 2017
January 30, 2018
February 27, 2018

Newhope Library from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
December 4, 2017
January 8, 2018
February 5, 2018

Wonder 2017

Wonder - Fill Our Jars With Kindness (PDF)

Win one of the WONDER prizes by participating in an opportunity drawing! Open to 1st to 8th Graders.

Main Library
December 4, 2017 – December 29, 2017


Parent to Parent Workshops (PDF)

Come join us for free parent workshops!

Main Library
Grades and the GPA - December 5, 2017 at 4:30pm - 6:30 pm
Requirements to Graduate High School - December 19, 2017 at 4:30pm - 6:30 pm

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Special Holiday Storytime (PDF)

Make this holiday season even more special by attending a Holly, Jolly Holiday Storytime! There will be stories, songs, a special craft, and a free book giveaway for each child.

Main Library
Spanish Family Storytime - December 12, 2017 at 6:30 pm
Preschool Storytime - December 13, 2017 at 10:30 am

Newhope Library
Family Storytime - December 11, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Seasme Street Christmas

Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas (PDF)

Santa Ana Public Library and PBS SOCAL proudly present a screening of Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas.

Main Library
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 10:30 am - 11:30 am


Storytime Break (PDF)

Santa Ana Public Library will be taking a Storytime Break Starting Monday, December 25, 2017 through Saturday, January 3, 2018. Storytimes will resume Monday, January 8, 2018

Main and Newhope Library
December 25, 2017 – January 3, 2018

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Book Creating Workshops (PDF)

Learn writing skills and create your own story book using Doodle Buddy. Register for one of two session workshops. Open to 2nd to 8th Graders.

Newhope Library - Session 1
December 26, 2017— December 28, 2017
3:00 pm — 4:30 pm

Main Library - Session 2
January 2, 2018 — January 4, 2018
3:00 pm — 4:30 pm

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Squishy Circuits (PDF)

Create your own playdough and build parallel circuits. This workshop is for both students and caregivers. Space is limited.

Main Library
Friday, January 5, 2018
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Newhope Library
Saturday, January 6, 2018
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm


Library Hotspot (PDF)

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

Monday - Friday: 10:00 am to 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 at 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Computer Science Club

Computer Science Club (PDF)

Learn how games are designed, then make them yourself!

Garfield Community Center at 3:00pm to 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 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Tuesday (Teens - Adult)
Garfield Community Center at 5:00pm to 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 at 5:00pm to 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 at 12:30pm to 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 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Garfield Community Center at 12:30pm to 1:30pm and 5:00pm to 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.