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Mission Branch Library to celebrate 10 years of service

Published on Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Mission Branch Library to celebrate 10 years of service

Virtual event with come-and-go in-person interaction to take place May 4

CONTACT: Victoria Villarreal, 210-207-2577    
Victoria.Villarreal2@sanantonio.gov   

 

SAN ANTONIO (May 3, 2021) - San Antonio Public Library’s (SAPL) Mission Branch Library is celebrating its 10th Anniversary! Located in the City’s south side, this branch has served as an integral part of San Antonio’s District 3 community over the last decade. In honor of the milestone, SAPL will be hosting an online celebration with in-person come-and-go interaction on May 4, 2021. Take part in SAPL’s celebration beginning at 10 AM on May 4 to see video remarks by: SAPL Director Ramiro S. Salazar; Councilwoman Rebecca J. Viagran, District 3; Paul Stahl, Chair, Library Board of Trustees; Josie Martinez, District 3, Library Board of Trustees; Terry Ybañez, President, Friends of Mission Branch Library, and Marcie Anguiano on behalf of family of Roberto Anguiano, Sr. 
 
“Happy 10th Anniversary Mission Branch Library,” stated District 3 Councilwoman Rebecca J. Viagran. “As Councilmember for District 3, I have been proud to represent Mission Branch Library! This library has had a transformational impact on our lives and in the community. In my eight years of service we have utilized and celebrated so much at this library and it has established itself as an anchor of our community. Today, we celebrate and congratulate Mission Branch Library and look forward to the next 10 years.” 
 
Mission Branch Library’s 10th Anniversary is the second branch anniversary to be celebrated this year throughout the SAPL system. The special anniversary celebration will provide patrons with an opportunity to honor Mission Branch Library for its undeniable and continued service to the community. 
 
"It's amazing to celebrate Mission Branch Library’s ten years of service to the south San Antonio community,” said Ramiro Salazar, SAPL Director. “While it feels as though we just held the opening ceremony, I am proud of the many contributions this branch has made over the past decade and I look forward to the future of this wonderful community asset." 
 
Activities Include: 

  • Interactive programs prepared by your favorite Mission staff  
  • Online trivia games 
  • Take-and-Make interactive video
  • Mission Branch photo slideshow 

 
In-person Encounters (come-and-go) at Mission Branch Library: 
(3134 Roosevelt Ave., 78214) 

  • Goodie bag distribution (while supplies last) 
  • Take-and-Make distribution (while supplies last) 

     
Event Schedule:  
Beginning at 10 AM
- Virtual Activities at guides.mysapl.org/mission10th  
Beginning at 12 PM - Goodie bag and Take-and-Make distribution (while supplies last) 
 
For information on ongoing virtual programming at SAPL, visit mysapl.org/events. Please note, services are subject to change based on local health guidance and SAPL locations will be following approved City of San Antonio social distancing, face covering requirements, and screening protocols.    
 
Library staff is available by phone at 210-207-2704 or by chat at ask.mysapl.org.   

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Author: Melanie Morales (GPA)

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