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Library Services


Main Library

26 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Mon & Wed: 12pm - 8pm
Tues & Thurs: 10am - 6pm
Fri & Sat: 9am - 5pm

Newhope Library

122 N Newhope St
Santa Ana, CA 92703
Mon & Wed: 12pm - 8pm
Tues & Thurs: 10am - 6pm
Fri & Sat: 9am - 5pm

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Community survey

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The City of Santa Ana is planning the restoration and modernization of the existing Main Library. To make sure it has the best resources, services and spaces, we would like to hear from residents about what you value. Please take a brief survey here.

Monthly programs and events

Spend your summer with SAPL as we read off the beaten path! Programs available for all ages.

A fun and relaxed environment to practice your conversational English skills. Bring in your energy and we will supply topics for your discussion pleasure.

Purchase gently used books at the Basement Book Store during selected hours:

The Knowledge Mobile features free public WI-FI, computers, gaming, STEAM technologies and much more.

Get creative and help design the next SAPL library card!

STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) learning for youth and families.

Featured services

Pre-K Academy Launchpadskids launchpad

Pre-K Academy Launchpads are now available to checkout at the Main or Newhope Library. Pre-K Academy Launchpads give preschool-aged children 5 different paths to explore on their way to kindergarten. Using this Academy can help little learners develop the skills needed to enter their first year of school and inspire them to try new things with confidence. View available launch pads here.



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Learn about environmental issues such as pollution, land use, global change, and more at Gale in Context: Environmental.




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Research the history of slavery in America and the world with this award-winning collection. Discover a multitude of essential legal and historical materials relating to the institution of slavery at HeinOnline: Slavery in America and the World.




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Stream ad-free movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films, and educational videos on your TV, mobile phones, tablets, and online. Find them all here at Kanopy.




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Learn It Live is an online learning platform where experts host live and recorded programs.

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