Ongoing Library Events

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PBS Mobile Lab (PDF)

PBS iPads with educational applications available for children up to 8th grade for use in the Main Learning Center.

Main Library Learning Center:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
3:30 pm - 7:30 pm

2:30 pm - 7:30 pm

12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Movie Rewards Program (PDF)

Join the movie rental rewards program.
After four movie rentals, the fifth rental is free!


Library Volunteer Program (PDF)

Volunteering provides much needed support to the youth and adults who rely on library services. It is also a great way to share your talents, learn new skills and meet great people. Find out more at our volunteer orientations.

Volunteer Orientations: 1st & 3rd Friday of each month
Main Library @ 4:00 pm


Free Computer Classes (PDF)

Sign up at the Information Desk or call 714-647-5264

Classes will be offered every Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Please note: A minimum of 10 students is needed for each workshop to be offered.


  • Introduction to computer and Internet
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Publisher, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Sharing Documents Using Google Docs
  • Introduction to web publishing using Wordpress
  • Introduction to Facebook
  • Introduction to Photo Manipulation Software
  • Sharing Photos on the Internet Using Picasa and Flickr


Santa Ana Public Library's Tech Desk (PDF)

Have any computer, internet, or technology questions? Drop by the Tech Desk, for one-on-one help with your technical related questions.

Every Wednesday
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Every Thursday
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Virtual Reality (PDF)

Come explore a variety of games and interactive experiences using the library’s Oculus Rift!
Available for Ages 14 and up! In the Basement Computer Lab!

Monday - Thursday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Friday & Saturday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Nook Readers

Nook Readers (PDF)

Nook readers check out for two weeks at a time and are not renewable. They come pre-loaded with titles so all you have to do is read! Nook Reader pick-ups are 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Monday thru Friday. Or you can call to schedule a pickup anytime the library is open. View our hours.

Call to Schedule a pickup or put your name on the waitlist. (714)647-5239


iStorytime (PDF)

Your child can check out an iPad to use in the children’s area at the Main Library. Our Ipads can be checked out for an hour three times a day. For in library use only! The Ipads have games, resources and storybooks. View our hours.


Learning Center Locations & Hours (PDF)

Do you need help with homework and reading? Come to the Library Learning Centers! Free bilingual homework help and tutoring for students in grades K-8 with a valid library card. Computers and Internet also available!

Learning Center Hours

Monday 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday Closed
Saturday 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Sunday Closed

Newhope Library Learning Center
Learning Center
122 North Newhope St.
Santa Ana, CA 92703
(714) 647-6992

Learning Center Hours

Monday - Thursday 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Saturday 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Clases de Computación para Adultos Y Adolescentes (PDF)
For information on computer classes in English, please contact Centennial Education Center

Free bilingual homework help and tutoring (PDF)
For students in grades K—12 with valid library cards
Computers, Internet, and educational software also available!
For more information, call (714) 647-5258

Ofrecemos tutoría y ayuda gratis para hacer las tareas (PDF)
A los estudiantes de Kinder-12° grado que tengan tarjetas válidas de la biblioteca
¡Tenemos computadoras, Internet y mucho más!
Para más información, Llame al (714) 647-5258

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