Pruitt Library@Roosevelt HS

Teen Events

San Antonio Book Festival Field Trip Opportunity

Saturday, April 2nd, 8am-6pm

600 Soledad Street

San Antonio, TX

Love books? Love to read? Love authors? Join us at 7:30AM in front of the library for a field trip on Saturday, April 2nd to the San Antonio Book Festival at the downtown library. Pick up a field trip permission slip in the library and turn it in before March 31st to Rae Downen. Bring a lunch or money for lunch and money for books. Make sure you wear comfortable shoes and bring a back pack for literary goodies. We will be back before 6 PM.

San Antonio Mini Maker Faire

Saturday, March 26th, 11am-4pm

600 Soledad Street

San Antonio, TX

The San Antonio Mini Maker Faire, taking place March 26, 2016, at the Central Library, is a celebration and a showcase of the vibrant creative Maker community of San Antonio. Exhibiting Makers include robot builders, crocheters, 3D printers, geometrical modelers, cosplayers, coders, digital media artist, and more. This event is free and open to the public, with a wide range of hands-on activities, exhibits, and performances for children, teens, and adults. We hope to see you there!


Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker Movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning.

Makers range from tech enthusiasts to crafters to homesteaders to scientists to garage tinkerers. They are of all ages and backgrounds. The aim of Maker Faire is to entertain, inform, connect and grow this community.

Mondays- Chess Instruction with Alex Weinberg during lunch

Roosevelt High School’s Chess Team meets in the Library Conference Room on Mondays during lunches. You can bring your lunch. Lunch Passes available, please request one from the library. Also, if you attend, you will get a team t-shirt.

Mag Seven Tournament May 6th

Tuesdays- Isshoni Anime Society After School @4:15 PM

Obsessed with Anime? Looking for a place to watch and talk about it? Then come join the Isshoni Anime Society in the library and get your geek on!

Wednesdays- Teen Time After School @4:15 PM

1st Wednesdays of the Month

Teen Book Club- April 6th we will discuss the Mayor's Book Club selection, The Book Thief.

2nd Wednesdays of the Month

3D Printer Activity- Come and meet with us to learn how to use this printer for useful or fun items. Every week a teen who attends, gets to pick a print of their choice.

3rd and 5th Wednesdays of the Month

Gaming- Come and join in for old school board or card games.

4th Wednesdays of the Month

4th Wednesday Fandom- Join other fans as we discuss and create crafts and food items that relate to our “fan” fury of the moment. April 27th will be a Dr. Who craft.

Thursdays- Teen Time during lunch

Thursdays come and join us in the library and play Super Smash Brothers on the Wii.

Thursdays-Teen Chess After School @4:30 PM

Chess Master, Alex Weinberg, provides chess strategy instruction for chess

enthusiasts each week. Domino’s provides the pizza after you practice and play.

Don’t miss out on the fun! Ages 13-18 welcome.

Mag Seven Tournament May 6th

Fridays- Dungeons & Dragons After School @4:15-5:30 PM

Join us on Fridays as we journey with other teen adventurers led by our dungeon master, Alex. Supplies and snacks provided.

Rae Downen, Teen Librarian

Who am I? I am Rae Downen, Teen Librarian!

I am a teacher/librarian who absolutely loves her job. I am a public librarian in a school setting. It doesn't get any better than that!