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Henry Winkler is HERE!!

Don't miss General Session III!!! Actor, producer, and author, Henry Winkler is known for his portrayal of Fonzie on the hit 1970s sitcom Happy Days. During his 40 plus year career, Winkler has worked in diverse areas, including film, theatre, and television. Some of his recent acting work The Practice, Arrested Development, and Royal Pains.

Created on Apr 11, 2014 | Last updated April 11, 2014

Announcing Poster Sessions Winners

Here are the poster session winners and the titles of their posters

Created on Apr 11, 2014 | Last updated April 14, 2014

Under the Texas Stars: A Storytelling Concert -Today (4/10)

Margaret Read MacDonald is the nationally-known star in an evening concert of star storytellers.  She will be joined by regional professional tellers as well as one of our own library stars!  Bring your friends to this free evening event. Session in Room 204AB, Concourse Level at 7:30-9:30p.

Created on Apr 10, 2014 | Last updated April 10, 2014

Texas Authors and Illustrators Meet and Greet

Come and sit for a spell with some writers and artists from right here in Texas. Chat with the creators of popular titles from Overlooked Books. You may even get to hear some authors read from their own works.  Session in Bowie AB, Level 2 from 6:30-8p.

Created on Apr 10, 2014 | Last updated April 10, 2014

While You're Out and About - Don't Miss the Briscoe Western Art Museum

If you didn’t get a chance to see the Briscoe Western Art Museum last night at the President’s Party, it is a must see while you are here in San Antonio. Stroll through the beautiful Sculpture Garden and visit the delightful gift store to take something home to friends and family. The museum is located about two blocks from the Convention Center on the picturesque San Antonio River Walk.  It’s adjacent to La Villita and the Arneson River Theatre.

Created on Apr 10, 2014 | Last updated April 10, 2014

General Session II - Suskind on the Power of Story (Today 4/10 @ 4p)

TLA proudly announces that Pulitzer Prize-winning writer RON SUSKIND will speak at General Session II on the power of stories and the everyday miracles that transform us.  The New York Times bestselling author tackles his most personal story – that of his autistic son, Owen.  Life, Animated: A story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism is the remarkable story of his own family and their courage and creativity in discovering the means to reach Owen.  Suskind is the author of the critically-acclaimed

Created on Apr 10, 2014 | Last updated April 10, 2014

Hack-a-what? Hackathon How To's (Today 4/10)

Hack-a-what? No, we’re not talking about breaking into computers. We are talking about an event bringing people together and solving problems through technology. Do you have a passion for creatively solving problems? You may just be a hacker librarian and not even know it!

Created on Apr 10, 2014 | Last updated April 10, 2014

Hack-a-what? Hackathon How To's (Today 4/10)

Hack-a-what? No, we’re not talking about breaking into computers. We are talking about an event bringing people together and solving problems through technology. Do you have a passion for creatively solving problems? You may just be a hacker librarian and not even know it!

Created on Apr 10, 2014 | Last updated April 10, 2014

Openly YA: The Evolution of Gay Literary Characters - Today 4/10

Come here Aaron Hartzler, Bill Konigsburg, David Levithan, and C. Alexander London discuss the evolution of YA books featuring gay characters while exploring the influences and anxieties on gay characters in their own works. Discover how they view the literary landscape ahead as generational shifts change the kinds of stories available to teen readers. Session at 2-3:20p in Room 103AB, Street Level.

Created on Apr 10, 2014 | Last updated April 10, 2014

CORRECTION - Location for Intergalactic Dance Club Party (Thurs 4/10)

The correct location for the Intergalactic Dance Club Party is Pat O'Briens at 121 Alamo Plaza.  This ticketed event is scheduled for Thursday (4/10) from 8p-12a.  The pocket program location is incorrect.

Created on Apr 9, 2014 | Last updated April 09, 2014
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