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September 25, 2019
We’re surrounded by great inventions that have transformed our daily lives, from the steam engine to the internet. Begin your exploration of great inventions by considering just how prevalent inventions truly are. Do we notice them in the world...
September 22, 2019
Launched in 1982, Banned Books Week promotes the freedom to read by celebrating books that have been challenged or banned. Challenging a book is when a group or individual attempts to remove or restrict a book, while banning is the actual removal...
September 20, 2019
Are you planning to watch the new Downton Abbey movie or the new Rambo movie this weekend? Maybe you're planning to watch both. We know at least one librarian who is a mega-fan of both franchises! To celebrate, we have a little background on each...
September 18, 2019
Covering a region that includes South and Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean, Latin America is expansive and diverse, but one thing is for certain — its food is robust, flavorful and always inventive. Recipes and techniques vary from reg...
September 16, 2019
National Hispanic Heritage month begins September 15 and lasts until October 15!
Hispanic Heritage Month initially began as Hispanic Heritage Week in 1968 and was eventually expanded by Ronald Reagan to last an entire month in 1988.
September 13, 2019
On October 12 we will be participating in an exciting, family-friendly, nationwide celebration of authors and writing at BiblioTech! Indie Author Day promotes indie authors and the resources the library has to support the indie author community....
September 11, 2019
On the morning of September 11, 2001, 19 men hijacked four U.S. commercial airplanes that had taken off with full fuel tanks for the West Coast. The hijackers deliberately crashed the planes into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, the Pen...
September 10, 2019
Have you ever thought about starting your own business? In a recent study by the U.S. Small Business Administration, there were over 30 million small businesses in the United States. You could be part of that amazing sector of the economy! The B...
September 3, 2019
September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month! Have you registered for your BiblioTech Public Library card yet? If not, you can do so here or you can visit any one of our three library branches to register. You just need to be a Bexar County re...
August 30, 2019
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Labor Day is a "national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country." So, it's a celebration of all of us! No matter what work you do, we hop...