Upcoming Library Events

Upcoming Events

South Main Street Area Workshop
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Hosted by Pacific Park Neighborhood Association
Roosevelt-Walker Community Center
816 East Chestnut Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Grand Avenue/ 17th Street Area Workshop
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Hosted by Meredith Parkwood/Portola Park Neighborhood Associations
John Muir Fundamental Elementary
1951 Mabury Street
Santa Ana, CA 92705

West Santa Ana Boulevard Area Workshop
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Hosted by Artesia Pilar Neighborhood Association
Romero Cruz Elementary
2701 West Fifth Street
Santa Ana, CA 92703

55 Freeway/Dyer Road Area Workshop
Monday, April 29, 2019
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Holiday Inn Santa Ana-OC Airport
2726 South Grand Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92705

South Bristol Street Area Workshop
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
South Coast Global Medical Center
2701 South Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704



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


Tween DIY Workshop

Be the envy of your class and learn how to make school supplies that pop and grab everyone's attention. Decorate a notebook with washi tape, make your own pencil boxes, and craft your own DIY fidget spinner! All supplies will be provided. Registration begins April 1 at the Children’s Desk. Open to students in grades 4-8.

Main Library 
April 27, 2019 11:00 am - 12:30 pm 


Lets Go Robotics

Join us for a special Dad and Me workshop. Design and build your own Robot! Register at the Children’s Desk beginning April 15, 2019.

Main Library 
May 11, 2019 11:00 am - 12:30 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.