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.

gracie the god

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
June 26, 2018
July 31, 2018
August 28, 2018

tea time

Tea Time with Books (PDF)

Join us every first Saturday of the month for some nice tea and books!

Main Library
1st Saturday of each month from 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm. Starts March 3, 2018 and ends August 4, 2018.

baby story time

Baby and Toddler Storytime (PDF)

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

Volunteers SRP

Volunteers for the Summer Reading Program (PDF)

The Santa Ana Library is looking for volunteers for the Summer Reading Program!

To volunteer in the Children’s Department, please pick up an application at the Children’s Desk. For more information, please call (714) 647-5258.

To volunteer in the Adult's Department, please pick up an application at the Adult’s Information Desk. For more information, please call (714) 647-5264.

Main and Newhope Library
June 11, 2018 - July 28, 2018. Apply by May 26, 2018.


Summer Reading Program (PDF)

Read books and enjoy our special programs! Win fun prizes! Check out our special Summer Reading Special Programs!

Main and Newhope Library
June 11, 2018 - July 28, 2018. For all ages. Sign up at the Information Desks.

math mania

Math Mania (PDF)

Join us for our awesome math program! Sign up quickly as there are limited math workbooks. Open to preschool to 8th grade students.

Main and Newhope Library
June 18, 2018 - July 28, 2018. Sign up at the Learning Center.


Jumanji Movie Screening (PDF)

Join us for a special free screening of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle!

Main Library
July 17, 2018 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

tween challenge

Tween Minute to Win It (PDF)

Teams will attempt to complete games in a minute or less to receive the best score and become the Tween Minute to Win It Champions.

Main Library
July 28, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm. Register at the Children’s Desk.

Summer Steam

Summer Steam (PDF)

Register for a 3-day workshop. Participate in creating a solar system model and take part in kitchen science experiments for kids. Must attend all 3 classes to register. Registration begins July 9, 2018 at the Childern's desk.

Newhope Library
July 30 - August 1, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm.

Main Library
August 7 - August 9, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 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

vr program

Virtual Reality Program (PDF)

Come explore a variety of games and interactive experiences within a virtual world! Available for ages 14 and up for the Oculus Rift and ages 11 and up for the HTC Vive.

Main Library

Oculus Rift @ Basement Lab
Monday - Thursday: 12pm-6pm
Friday - Saturday: 12pm-5pm

HTC Vive @ 2nd Floor Meeting Room A
Every Friday - July 5 to August 10, 2018 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm



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.