Upcoming Library Events



Ongoing Events

Regularly Scheduled Programming:
Check out our regularly recurring programs and events!

news 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.

gracie the god

Gracie the Dog (PDF)

Children will have the opportunity to practice their reading skills and read a story to Gracie the Dog.

Main Library from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
March 27, 2018
April 24, 2018
May 29, 2018

Newhope Library from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
March 5, 2018
April 2, 2018
May 7, 2018

tea time

Tea Time with Books (PDF)

Join us every first Saturday of the month for some nice tea and books!

Main Library
1st Saturday of each month from 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm. Starts March 3, 2018 and ends August 4, 2018.

baby story time

Baby and Toddler Storytime (PDF)

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. Starts March 22, 2018.

Memorial Day Baking

Tween Memorial Day Baking (PDF)

Honor our fallen soldiers and bake flag cookies! Space is limited.

Main Library
Saturday, May 26 , 2018 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm. Registrations begin May 1, 2018. Register at the Children’s Desk.


Geometrocity (PDF)

Use geometry skills to design and build a city! Register at the Children’s Desk for a 3 day workshop. Open to 3rd to 8th graders.

Main Library
Tuesday, June 5 to Thursday, June 7 2018 10:00 am - 2:45 pm

Newhope Library
Monday, June 11 to Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Volunteers SRP

Volunteers for the Summer Reading Program (PDF)

The Santa Ana Library is looking for volunteers for the Summer Reading Program!

To volunteer in the Children’s Department, please pick up an application at the Children’s Desk. For more information, please call (714) 647-5258.

To volunteer in the Adult's Department, please pick up an application at the Adult’s Information Desk. For more information, please call (714) 647-5264.

Main and Newhope Library
June 11, 2018 - July 28, 2018. Apply by May 26, 2018.


Summer Reading Program (PDF)

Read books and enjoy our special programs! Win fun prizes!

Main and Newhope Library
June 11, 2018 - July 28, 2018. For all ages. Sign up at the Information Desks.

Summer Tech

Summer Tech Institute (PDF)

Learn about 3D design, video production, and game design!

Main and Newhope Library
June 11, 2018 - July 18, 2018. Sign up here

math mania

Math Mania (PDF)

Join us for our awesome math program! Sign up quickly as there are limited math workbooks. Open to preschool to 8th grade students.

Main and Newhope Library
June 18, 2018 - July 28, 2018. Sign up at the Learning Center.


Tween Lego Builders (PDF)

Show us where reading takes you by building it! Open to 4th – 8th Grade Students.

Main Library
June 30, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm. Registrations begin June 1st at the Children’s Desk.


Library Hotspot (PDF)

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

vr program

Virtual Reality Program (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!

Main Library
Monday - Thursday: 12pm-6pm
Friday - Saturday: 12pm-5pm



LeapFrog Systems (PDF)

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.