San Antonio Public Library offers festive family events through December

Activities offered include cookie decorating, movie nights, and making wrapping paper.

Colorfully Christmas cookies on rustic wooden background (Marko Poplasen, milj)

SAN ANTONIO – From cookie decorating to movie nights, the San Antonio Public Library is offering a selection of holiday events this December.

  • ‘A Christmas Story’ Movie Night: Catch the 1983 classic about Ralphie and his pursuit of a Red Ryder Range 200 Shot BB gun for Christmas. The movie night will be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, at the Las Palmas Library at 515 Castroville Road.
  • Snow Day Pajama Party: The Cody Library hosts a pajama party featuring games, crafts, and hot chocolate. Attendees can build a snowman out of snow dough and paint using ice cubes. The event will be from 6-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at the Cody Library at 11441 Vance Jackson.
  • Polar Bear Mason Jar Snowscape Craft Event: Pruitt Library is hosting a holiday mason jar craft event. The occasion is intended for adults. The drop-in experience will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 5110 Walzem Road.
  • Frosty’s Winter Wonderland Celebration: Las Palmas Library invites kids and families to attend its winter celebration. Guests can wear their pajamas and sip hot chocolate while watching Christmas classics. The event will be from 6 - 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 515 Castroville Road.
  • Cookie Decorating: A festive cookie decorating class will be held from 4 - 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 2515 E. Evans Road. Register online prior to the event.
  • Craft Cookie Cutter Ornaments: The Great Northwest Library is hosting an adult cookie-cutter ornament crafting class. The event will last an hour and starts at 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 12, at 9050 Wellwood.
  • Paint Pour Holiday Ornaments: Children ages 6 through 12 are invited to the Encino Library during this ornament workshop. The library requests that an adult accompanies students. The event is from 4 - 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 2515 Evans Road.
  • Make Your Own Wrapping Paper: Schaefer Library is holding a make-your-own wrapping paper class. Attendees can learn how to use paint, markers, and recycled materials to make wrapping paper. The event is from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 17 at 6322 Hwy. 87 E.

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