Library Services


Main Library

26 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Monday – Thursday: 10 am - 8 pm
Friday – Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm

Newhope Library

122 N Newhope St
Santa Ana, CA 92703
Monday & Wednesday: 12 pm – 8 pm
Tuesday, Thursday – Saturday: 10 am – 6 pm

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Summer Reading Program

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Create an account on Beanstack to earn prizes and find your voice doing what you already love to do: reading! Register here. Download the flyer for more information.

Monthly programs and events

Join us for free events and programs, explore illuminating resources, and discover a wide selection of recommended reads in different genres from our librarians and library staff.

Learn more about your favorite Discovery Cube programs and exhibits with a “deep dive” into a specially curated collection of books, e-books, audiobooks and a variety of other materials.

Come hang out at TeenTime, a safe space where you can study, do homework, learn a new craft, play games, or watch your favorite movies. Teens and tweens are welcome. New location opening soon at El Salvador Community Center!

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

Want a book that SAPL doesn’t have? Request the item through the Zip Books program and Amazon will ship it directly to you! Just return it to the library when it’s due.

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

Featured services

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From games to kitchen appliances to roller skates, the Santa Ana Public Library has many items available to check out for free! View available items here.




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ABCmouse is the #1 learning app for children ages 2–8+, with more than 8,500 activities that teach reading, math, science, health, social studies, art, and music. Visit ABCmouse and see what they have.




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Read and listen to best-selling ebooks and e-audiobooks at home on your mobile phone, tablet, and computer. See what Craftsy en Español has to offer.




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Read the Orange County Register available from 1987 to current issues. Explore Orange County Register here.




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Stream popular movies with your library card for free. Watch movies new and old online or on our mobile app with no monthly fees. Jump into Hoopla: Movies here.

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