The Santa Ana Public Library is pleased to present local author Rubén Acosta Vallejo for a discussion of his book Dying Freedom: Insurrection 1810. Through this wonderful work of historical fiction, Acosta helps a new generation understand the personal cost of their ancestors’ struggles and triumphs.
The Santa Ana Public Library will offer exciting reading programs this summer for children and tweens, and for the 2nd year in a row, for adults. The library is glad to be an educational beacon in our community promoting literacy and providing a fun and safe gathering place for everyone.
On April 23rd, the Santa Ana Public Library and the Santa Ana Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Agency will launch its Second Annual “State of My Heart” art exhibit. This year’s theme, My Town/Mi Pueblo, will showcase art work depicting the hometowns of Santa Ana residents
The participants of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) grant project from the Santa Ana Public Library recently received first place for their entry for the 2012 Teen Video Challenge. This video depicts this year’s theme for the Summer Reading Program “Own the Night.” The participants of the program came up with the lyrics to a rap that inspires reading and learning in people of all ages.
The Santa Ana Police Department welcomes the Simon Wiesenthal Center's World-Renowned "The Courage To Remember" Holocaust Exhibit.
As acts of intolerance continue to afflict society amid reports of anti-Semitic vandalism and bullying in California's neighborhoods, many are left wondering, how can we best combat these dangerous trends of intolerance and hatred?
Youth from Jerome TeenSpace attended the May 11th License and Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Checkpoint to show support for Santa Ana Police Department’s (SAPD) efforts to identify impaired drivers. The youth provided SAPD officers with banners illustrating their appreciation for keeping the community safe.
Getting clean, great tasting drinking water is as easy as turning on your faucet! Last month, Santa Ana added “award-winning” to its list of achievements when The Berkley Springs International Water Tasting Festival recognized Santa Ana’s tap water as one of the highest quality tap waters in the world.
On Saturday, February 4th, volunteers from the TeenSpace department of the Santa Ana Main Public Library participated in the O.C. Black History Parade hosted this year in Downtown Anaheim. The parade is organized as a commemoration of African American heritage as well as a testimony to the multicultural diversity in Orange County. The event is sponsored by the Orange County Heritage Council and is widely supported by families, churches, schools, businesses, and local officials.