Women’s History Month

For most of history Anonymous was a woman. ~Virginia Woolf   The history of humanity has often been told through the words and deeds of men. This one sided tale often leaves people with the impression that women haven't contributed as much or as profoundly to society as their male counterparts. This couldn't be further... Continue Reading →

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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is almost here! This is a day to reflect on and be grateful for all the people, places, and things that make your life happy and comfortable. And then the next day you can fight off the hordes of humanity all vying for the last 55" flat screen TV at $40 at the local... Continue Reading →

Banned Books Week

They said we shouldn't read that. They said we couldn't read that! They said it was indecent, immoral, it was not suitable for children, teenagers, adults -- or basically, people. We said... and read it anyway. Welcome to Banned Books Week at the Northwest Vista Library! Come and browse our collection of books that were... Continue Reading →

Hispanic Heritage Month

In case you've missed it, it's National Hispanic Heritage Month! We've been celebrating all week here at the library and have put out a rather impressive display (if we do say so ourselves) of books, movies, and cds, all celebrating the Hispanic and Latin heritage. In case you've missed it, it's National Hispanic Heritage Month!wg... Continue Reading →

Fotoseptiembre 2017

  Fotoseptiembre , which is a community based photography festival, is in full force this month in and around San Antonio. Founded here in San Antonio, it celebrates a wide variety of photographers. Check out the Fotoseptiember website for a schedule of events. The library has a Fotoseptiembre display for the month as well featuring a selection... Continue Reading →

Banned Books Week 2016

September 25 - October 1 is Banned Books Week - the week that we celebrate all the freedom we have read anything we want, completely unrestricted! However, there are still many people who would like certain books to not be available due to what they consider controversial or unacceptable ideas found in them  -- hard... Continue Reading →

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