International Games Week

International Games Week

October 28, 2019

International Games Week begins Monday, November 4 at all BiblioTech branches! 

International Games Week is a week-long gaming celebration that connects public libraries and communities with the educational, recreational, and social value of bo...

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Fall into a Good Book

Fall into a Good Book

October 25, 2019

Excellent news, San Antonio...Fall has arrived! We always love to read here at BiblioTech, but it is especially great to "fall" into a good read! Whether you are a romance reader, a mystery fan or a nonfiction buff, we have great options for you.

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#eBooksForAll

#eBooksForAll

October 23, 2019

Beginning November 1, 2019, Macmillan Publishers will allow libraries to purchase only one copy of each new eBook title for the first eight weeks after a book’s release. Here’s the truth: Limiting access to new titles for libraries means limitin...

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Domestic Thrillers

Domestic Thrillers

October 14, 2019

      With the slight chill in the air and the leaves starting to change color (well...as much as possible in San Antonio, Texas) - October is here and it's the perfect time to dive into creepy reads and psychological thrillers. One type of novel ...

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Become an Author!

Become an Author!

October 4, 2019

Have you ever thought about writing a book? Maybe you have a book already written! (If this is you: good for you!) Did you know that BiblioTech offers resources to help you write, publish and distribute your book? We do! Our Writer's Corner page i...

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Longlist for 2020 Carnegie Medals

Longlist for 2020 Carnegie Medals

October 2, 2019

The longlist for the ninth annual Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction has just been announced! Check it out to see which titles are under consideration for the American Library Association’s first single-title medal giv...

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Banned Books Week 2019

Banned Books Week 2019

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 ...

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Movie Premiere Friday!

Movie Premiere Friday!

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,...

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Latin American Cuisine

Latin American Cuisine

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 region...

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Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

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. 

Why S...

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