This year for Pride Month, the Santa Ana Public Library will feature titles and authors detailing the LGBTQIA+ experience across the globe. SAPL and the City of Santa Ana are proud to serve patrons of all sexualities, gender identities, and expressions, supporting a safe and inclusive environment for all.

Check out some of our featured book titles by LGBTQIA+ authors and upcoming programs and events in celebration of LGBT pride and acceptance!
Pre-registration begins June 1, 2021!

This year, the summer reading program is going digital again beginning June 14 through August 14, 2021! The Library is using a new online platform called Beanstack to track your reading logs, host missions, prize drawings and more.

Read, complete interesting missions, earn points and grand prize opportunity drawing tickets, win great prizes, gift cards and more! Good luck and happy reading!

OR download Beanstack App to your phone. Available for download on the Apple App Store and Google Play.

NON-INTERNET USERS: Please visit the Main Library to request a reading log during curbside pickup hours, Monday through Friday, 10 AM - 5 PM, starting June 14, 2021.
Show your Pride: Grab and Cool off, No Matter Where You Go: Cool off in a breeze, no matter where you go this summer. Rainbow fans and straws will be available starting June 7, 2021. Supplies are limited. No registration required.
Join us for a fun and stimulating program in Spanish featuring stories, songs, rhymes, flannel activities and movement. Children will engage in interactive stories while developing their literacy skills and natural curiosity!

Storytimes will be available on the City of Santa Ana’s YouTube Channel, Fridays, June 4th , 11th, and June 25th!
How much do you really know about LGBT+ local leaders and trailblazers?
Take our trivia quiz to test your knowledge!
Celebrate forever freedom! Mark June 19th, 1865 as a day to acknowledge and celebrate the freedom of enslaved people in America. We will be providing this take and make craft, in recognition of reflecting, educating and understanding diversity in our communities or in America.

We are committed to raising awareness on the ongoing fight against racism. Mugs will be available during curbside pickup hours, starting June 14, 2021. Supplies are limited. No registration required.
The Santa Ana Public Library is proud to present Zany Zoe as we kick off our summer reading program! Audiences will be amazed by her charming and magical presentation that includes humor and comedy, but most importantly, her show will ignite imaginations and help children of all ages discover their magical creativity.

This video will be available on the City of Santa Ana’s YouTube Channel from June 14th through June 27th!
Juneteenth is the oldest known annual observance commemorating the abolishment of slavery in the United States of America. Make a take-and-make freedom beaded bracelet to join in the celebration.

Kits will be available at the Main and Newhope Library on the week of June 14th-18th, 10am-5pm while supplies last.
Juneteenth is the oldest known annual observance commemorating the abolishment of slavery in the United States of America. How much do you know about this holiday?

Take our quiz to test your knowledge!
Did you know that it wasn’t until two years after the Emancipation Proclamation that enslaved individuals in Texas were told of their freedom? Juneteenth is a Holiday which celebrates the day in Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865, when Major General Gordon Granger announced the end of legalized slavery in the state! Join us for a special storytime with a story and songs to commemorate this joyful day!

The video will be available on the City of Santa Ana’s YouTube Channel, beginning June 18th.
Let your true colors shine through with our scratch-art rainbow bookmark and DIY clay coaster! Etch a unique design that expresses pride in your individuality and alliance with the LGBTQ+ community.

Create a colorful sparkle coaster to have at your side as you dive into our summer reading program! Take’n’make kits will be available the week of June 21st-25th while supplies last.
Join us for an enchanted day to celebrate children, families, and reading! This virtual event will include a storytime, interactive activities, and an appearance by a special guest! Premiered LIVE on the City of Santa Ana’s YouTube Channel.
Children and families are invited to pick up a Día Celebration Kit, this kit will include items to be used during the event and a ticket for exciting opportunity drawings! Kits will be distributed from April 22-28 on a first-come first-serve basis during curbside pickup hours, Monday through Friday, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Main and Newhope Library while supplies last. 
Digital Collection

Download e-books from multiple platforms with just one app (Enki, Overdrive, Biblioboard). Download on iOS or Android devices and start reading today.

Kanopy is the best video streaming service for quality, thoughtful entertainment. Now available at Santa Ana Public Library!

Create, share, and discover eBooks, local history, comics and more!


Need articles for a research project? ProQuest provides a single source for scholarly journals, papers, reports, digitized primary sources along with thousands of quality e-books.


Find top news stories, current research, and images on key global issues, events, and people on many topics. 

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Other Services
Starting Monday, March 1st, 2021, every Monday and Wednesday, the Friends of The Library (FOSAPL) will be setting up a free book cart accessible to the public who visit the library for curbside pickup. Each book on the cart will include a voucher for an additional free book from the FOSAPL bookstore once the Library re-opens. Para obtener más información, por favor llame. Để biết thêm chi tiết, xin vui lòng gọi cho chúng tôi.
The Library is offering online tutoring services for K-12th grade students. Tutoring will be provided through ZOOM and will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is required to receive further instructions to participate in online tutoring. Join us! Registration Required:

Regístre su(s) estudiante(s) aquí para recibir una confirmación por correo electrónico con instrucciones para participar en la tutoría en línea.
Santa Ana youth can now borrow safe, filtered Wi-Fi hotspots from both Main and Newhope Libraries for three weeks!
Visit the Library’s website at Library Services Virtual Programming and eLibrary Services for more information and instructions on how to access and participate in these programs.
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