Thursday, 03/29/2012

The Santa Ana Library has just been awarded the “Digitizing Yourself into the Internet Community” grant by the Library Services Technology Act. This grant will enable the Library to expand its offering of basic computer classes with brand new courses taught by experts. These classes will help patrons build the skills necessary to participate in the digital age.

Santa Ana residents who wish to network with family and friends, edit images, share photos and videos online, and publish written content to the web can sign up now! While pursuing personal goals, all participants will have the opportunity to meet with business owners and individuals in need of web services, gaining both experience and career networking connections.

We can’t do it without volunteers! Applications are now being accepted for computer-savvy college students and recent graduates to teach classes. Participation as an instructor offers great resume-building activities in a nationally-recognized program. Volunteer instructors will develop their technical skills and gain valuable teaching experience.

For more information, please contact Lynn Nguyen at lnguyen@santa-ana.org or 714-647-5259.

Classes offered:
-Using Google Docs
-Sharing photos with Flickr and Google Picasa
-Editing and uploading videos to YouTube
-Intro blogs on Wordpress, Typepad, and Blogger
-Intro to Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin
-Editing photos with Adobe Photoshop Elements
-Navigating privacy issues with social networking

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Wednesday, 03/19/2014

The City of Santa Ana is proud to announce the First Annual “Plaza Primavera” event, Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Plaza Santa Ana (Corner of Fourth and French Street). This spring Plaza event will offer free to the public, Mariachi, dance performance, singing, arts and crafts, and the conclusion of the City’s first Best Bakery (Panaderia) contest.

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Wednesday, 01/08/2014

President Barack Obama has proclaimed January as “National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month”. On January 11th, the Santa Ana Public Library will present an information and resource workshop on Human Trafficking and Domestic Abuse.

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Thursday, 09/12/2013

This Sunday, September 15th, 2013 the annual parade celebrating Mexican Independence Day will kick off at 4:00 p.m at the corner of Main and 15th St. in the City of Santa Ana. Renowned Mexican television producer Carla Estrada will be the Grand Marshal for this year’s Fiestas Patrias parade.

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Thursday, 09/12/2013

The Friends of the Santa Ana Public Library will hold a Children’s and Young Adult Book Sale on Friday, September 20, 2013 and Saturday, September 21, 2013. The sale will take place on the second floor of the Main Library in meeting room A. We will be selling books, videos, DVDs and other items for children and teens. Most items will be priced at 25 cents or 50 cents.

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Wednesday, 09/11/2013

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.

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