Upcoming Library Events

Ongoing Events



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


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.


iStory Time



We have iPads for children up to 8th grade to use in the Library! Check one out at the Children’s Desk today! Available at the Main and Newhope Library!


Baby & Toddler Storytime


Baby and Toddler Storytime 

For babies through two year olds and their parents/caregivers. Join us for singing, reading, rhymes, and lots of fun!

Main Library
Thursdays 11:00 am - 11:20 am


Read to Gracie the Dog

Come and practice your reading skills with one of the friendliest listeners around, Gracie the Therapy Dog!

Main Library
Saturdays 10:30 am - 11:30 am

February 16, 2019
March 16, 2019
April 6, 2019
May 18, 2019


Bytes of Code

Explore STEM workshops aimed at middle school girls.

Roosevelt Walker Community Center 
Saturdays 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
January 26, 2019
February 2, 2019
February 9, 2019
February 16, 2019

Wednesday 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
February 20, 2019

Valen Tweens

Valen-Tweens Baking

This February, impress your friends with a marvelous treat. Using a few simple techniques, you can create a delicious illusion and turn ordinary cookies into lovely pies. Open to students in grades 4—8. Register at the Children’s Desk beginning January 14, 2019.

Main Library 
February 23, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 


Boat Race Science

Join us for a special Dad and Me workshop. Design and assemble a boat and race it against others to see who has the fastest boat. Register at the Children’s Desk beginning February 15, 2019.

Main Library 
March 9, 2019 11:00 am - 12:30 pm 


Children's Day, Book Day

Join us for the 11th Annual library event to celebrates children, families, literature, and cultures!

Main Library 
April 20, 2019 10:30 am - 2:00 pm 

Library Hotspot


Library Hotspot

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


Virtual Reality Program


Virtual Reality Program

Come explore a variety of games and interactive experiences within a virtual world! Available for ages 14 and up.

Main Library 
Monday - Thursday: 12 pm-6 pm
Friday - Saturday: 12 pm-5 pm


Leap Frog Systems


LeapFrog Systems

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.