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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 this guide for creative ideas, eBook picks, resources to help you and your family learn from home, and virtual programming.

School Help

Register for a temporary SAPL digital card here

To use digital resources, you must have a SAPL library card.  Don't have one?  Don't worry!
Children, teens (and their parents !) can get a temporary SAPL digital card (good for 90 days).

If you already have a SAPL library card you are all set!

The digital card offers:

  • Full access to SAPL’s extensive collection of eBooks, eAudio, and eMagazines
  • Full access to all library online databases

More about Digital Collections:

Kids and teens (and their parents !) can download thousands of eBooks and eAudio(books) and eMagazines from the SAPL collection using their SAPL Library card.

The digital collection can be accessed on a mobile device through the Libby App (for iOS and Android). Download the Libby App, search for “San Antonio Public Library” and use your Digital Library Card (or regular library card) to access the collection.

Online Homework Help powered by Brainfuse:

Can't figure out that algebra?  Befuddled by gerunds? Online Homework Help is available for free (K – College) from 11am to 11:59pm,  7 days a week.  Live tutors can assist in Math, Science, Social Studies, and Language Arts. Tutoring is available in both English and Spanish.

Study guides, worksheets, and practice lessons for K – College level  Math, Science, Social Studies and Language Arts - including STAAR Test preparation is available 24/7. All for free with your SAPL Library card!

FAFSA Assistance Through BrainFuse HelpNow
The FAFSA process can be complex, but necessary. Brainfuse now offers live online FAFSA assistance, available to help both students and parents complete the FAFSA application. Whether you are not sure how to start or have questions on specific aspects, Brainfuse tutors are ready to assist!

To access FAFSA Asssistance Through BrainFuse, visit and select "Featured Service" from the drop-down menu.

Databases About Stuff


Temporary library card for access to digital services:

Online Homework Help powered by Brainfuse:

Digital Collections:

Online Educational Resources


Databases for Elementary School Aged Children

Databases are a great way for your student(s) to access magazines, journals, images, and other age-appropriate resources.  These resources are also searchable by reading level.

Databases for Teens