SAPL is Here For You!

Our world is experiencing some drastic changes. SAPL wants to let you know that we are here for you throughout the process! Explore the links to the right for creative ideas, eBook picks, resources to help you and your family learn from home, and virtual programming.

It’s our hope that the various ideas and resources – whether for fun or to help your family learn – will serve as a relief for you and your whole family as we band together while apart!

Current Services and COVID Procedures

Patrons may come in to the library, look at books, CDs, and DVDs, check out selected items, and pick up holds before leaving. Areas to sit and read are now available. Library public computers may be used by patrons. Limited printing is available, though copying and scanning are not.

Since Pruitt is dual school and public use, we follow NEISD protocol for mask usage. Currently, while masks are acceptable, they are not required.

Contact-Free Pickup for holds is still available at all locations. Please see schedules and information below.

How Contact-Free Pickup Works

To place items on hold, you can search the catalog or call 210.207.2500.

We are operating with limited staff to follow social distancing guidelines. We will fill your holds as quickly as possible, but wait times may be longer than usual. Thank you for your patience.

Please follow social distancing guidelines while waiting for your checkout to be processed. Stay at least six feet away from other people, and avoid gathering in groups.

Contact Free Pickup Hours

Monday & Tuesday
12PM - 8PM

Wednesday - Sunday
10AM - 6PM

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Step 1: Place Items on Hold

Materials can be placed on hold online using a library account at or by calling your local library branch.

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Step 2: Wait for Notification

A notification will be sent by email or phone when items are ready for pick-up. You can also call your local branch for a confirmation by phone that your items are ready for pick-up.

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Step 3: Pick Up Your Items

Visit your library location to pick-up your items on hold. Upon arrival, call your library and provide your library card number. Library staff will check out your items and then bring them outside and place them on a table next to the entrance.

What if I need special accommodations due to a disability or other reason? 
We have a variety of ways to contact library staff including by phone (local branch number or Central at 210-207-2500), chat at or text 210-591-7445. If there is something else we can do to help, please let us know.