Category: Library

Library’s TeenTime program opens at El Salvador Community Center

The Santa Ana Public Library celebrated the opening of the new TeenTime program at El Salvador Community Center on Saturday, March 25, 2023, with a ribbon cutting and Spring Fest in partnership with the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Agency. Councilmember Johnathan Ryan Hernandez joined in the ribbon cutting to help officially open TeenTime. This … Continued

Library expands TeenTime at Garfield Community Center

The Santa Ana Public Library is excited to announce the expansion of our teen-focused programming! TeenTime by SAPL opened on Jan. 23 at Garfield Community Center, 501 N. Lacy St. Designed as a safe space for homework and hanging out, teens will have access to study stations with charging ports, Chromebooks and iPads, games, supplies … Continued

Santa Ana Main Library will extend hours in 2023

The Santa Ana Public Library will be expanding the Main Library’s hours beginning Jan. 9, 2023, creating a more consistent schedule and adding eight more hours of service per week. The Main Library’s new hours will be 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The … Continued

Santa Ana Public Library receives $9 million state grant for critical upgrades

The City of Santa Ana’s Library Services Agency has been awarded over $9.3 million from the California State Library “Building Forward” grant program to fund a variety of critical maintenance and infrastructure needs at the Main Library. This grant will supplement the federally funded Revive Santa Ana pandemic recovery program and other funding sources, allowing … Continued

Cooling centers open through Labor Day

The City of Santa Ana is opening cooling centers through September 5 during the forecast heat wave. The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning that will remain in effect until 8 p.m. Monday (Labor Day) for Orange County inland areas, including Santa Ana. Dangerously hot conditions with temperatures 97 to 104 degrees … Continued

Find summer fun in Santa Ana

Summer is almost here, and the City of Santa Ana offers many fun, educational and active events and activities for people of all ages! Swimming pools City swimming pools are open until September 5. Info:

Play and Learn Children’s Patio begins transformation of Santa Ana Public Library

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2022 MEDIA CONTACT: Paul Eakins Public Affairs Information Officer (714) 647-5224 City officials had a ribbon-cutting event for the cannabis tax-funded project on March 15. SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Santa Ana Public Library opened the new Play and Learn Children’s Patio on Tuesday, March 15, as the first … Continued

Senator Umberg delivers $2 million for education hub at Santa Ana Zoo

Earlier today, Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D – Orange County) presented a check for $2 million to the Santa Ana Zoo for design and construction of a new Education Hub building. The Zoo’s 70th birthday was also celebrated at the event, with cake, cupcakes, and cookies. “The Santa Ana Zoo’s 70th birthday is the perfect opportunity for … Continued

Give Back by Volunteering at the Library

Santa Ana Public Library is welcoming new and seasoned volunteers! To better meet the needs of our community, the library has volunteer opportunities available in our TeenSpace, Santa Ana History Room, Children’s Department, Technical Support and Circulation, and Friends of the Santa Ana Library. Join a volunteer orientation to tour our libraries, learn about placement … Continued

Work Readiness Program and Job Fair

In partnership with the Community Development Agency and the Santa Ana WORK Center, the Santa Ana Public Library has initiated a Work Readiness Program with a series of workshops for job seekers looking to gain an edge through resume writing, job searching, interview skills, and much more. This program will provide meaningful employment support and … Continued

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