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.


Tail Waggin' Storytimes with Gracie the Dog (PDF)

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

Newhope Library   (Every first Wednesday of the month)
October 1, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
November 5, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
December 3, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library   (Every last Saturday of the month)
September 27, 2014 10:30am - 11:30pm
October 25, 2014 10:30am - 11:30pm
November 29, 2014 10:30pm - 11:30pm


The Forgotten Eagles Film Viewing & Presentations (PDF)

The Forgotten Eagles, tells the story of the legendary "Aztec Eagles" of the Mexican Expeditionary Air Force, who flew with the American 58th Fighter Group on Luzon in 1945. The film was produced by 201 Productions, Executive Producers Roger and Felicity Marrs and Producer/Director, Victor Mancilla, who has made this screening possible.

Saturday, September 20, 2014
Frida Cinema @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Frida Cinema is located at 305 E. 4th Street, Santa Ana, CA 92701.

Kantuta Bolivian Dance Group (PDF)

Come and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a special dance performance by Kantuta Bolivian Dance Group.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Main Library @ 6:30 pm


The Blue Cascade Book Club Discussions and Film Viewing (PDF)

The Santa Ana Public Library will begin a series of free programs under the War Comes Home: Finding Peace at the Home Front CA Reads funded project. The first program is a discussion of the book Blue Cascade and viewing of the film Severe Clear.

Book Club Discussion and Film Viewing
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Main Library (Meeting Room A) @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


War Comes Home: Our Veterans, Our Communities Exhibit

In honor of all veterans and in recognition of their service, the Santa Ana Public Library will be preparing a video of pictures of residents and family members who were or are in the military. Fathers, sons, daughters, mothers, wives, husbands from our city staff and the Santa Ana community are invited to participate. The video containing the photos will be available for viewing during Veteran’s day week through the Santa Ana Public Library Veterans page and through the city public television channel.

Deadline to submit your photo
Saturday, September 30, 2014

Online Photo Submission Form

Coming Home

Coming Home: Finding Peace At The Home Front (PDF)

We invite you to explore with us the lives of returning veterans and the price they have paid for their service. This informative workshop will bring together the varied perspectives of the panelists on the veteran reality today.

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Main Library (Meeting Room A) @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Among Heroes (PDF)

Libreria Martinez de Chapman University and the Santa Ana Public Library proudly present Among Heroes with muralist Carlos Aguilar, who will share the stories of Veterans in his mural, Among Heroes.

Friday, October 10, 2014
Libreria Martinez de Chapman University @ 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Libreria Martinez
216 N. Broadway
Santa Ana, CA 92701


Women Warriors: Past, Present, and Future (PDF)

A look at the history and contributions of women in the military, the unique challenges that they face in and out of the military and information on reintegration resources available for women veterans.

Friday, October 17, 2014
Santa Ana College @ 12:00 - 4:00 PM

Building U-102
1530 W. 17th St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Free Parking in Lot 6 (use student stalls only)
Lunch box will be provided, in order to ensure an accurate count of lunch boxes, please RSVP to Mrs. Lugo-Rios by OCTOBER 14, 2014.

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