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2022 | Library Common Read

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LCR icon

Our very own SAC Student, Vivian Zapata designed our Common Read icon. Vivian is currently a sophomore in the Communication Design program. She's set her eyes on becoming a director in the film and graphic design world. We appreciate her beautiful design and hard work on this icon.

Supporting Local Businesses

We're proud to use a local bookstore to support our community and as the supplier for the books. Founded by bestselling author, Jenny Lawson (AKA The Bloggess), Nowhere Bookshop is an independent bookstore located at 5154 Broadway in San Antonio, Texas. Featuring new books, author events, unique gifts, and a coffee, wine and beer bar. Phone Number: 210-640-7260

Contest Winners!

Congratulation to our winners!

Library Common Read scholarships

Cynthia Bennet and Elizabeth Chambi

Mi Gente scholarshipMyriam Villasana Hernandez

Rainbow Heritage scholarshipShonda Bryce

LCR Closing Reception

Library Common Read Closing Reception

November 3, 2022 ~ 2:00pm - 3:00pm

4th Floor Moody Learning Center

  • Scholarship writing and poster entries will be on display.
  • Refreshments will be served.
  • Scholarship winners will be announced! 

Author Discussion, with Priya Vulchi and Winona Guo

Priya Vulchi & Winona Guo | Author Discussion

 Authors joined us on Oct. 11, 2022 to discuss their amazing book "Tell Me Who You Are".

A recording is available here.
Please contact SAC Library to obtain the password for viewing the video.

What is a Library Common Read?

The Library Common Read provides a shared experience for you by bringing the campus community together to attend a variety of events and talk about racial literacy. (It's not just talking about a book).

Your benefits

Intellectual engagement

  • The common read can help your academic transition to college: reading helps develop your focus.
  • Your professor sees this as a way to help you across all your classes: even math classes want you to read.

Community engagement

  • You are now part of a campus-wide dialogue: you'll talk with fellow students, staff, and faculty!
  • You'll see civility in action by hearing and exploring different views and experiences: Caring is Sharing.
San Antonio College Library
Located in the Moody Learning Center (MLC), floors 2-4
1819 North Main Avenue., San Antonio, TX 78212
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