Daily Archives: January 9, 2011

I have a new eReader – now what do I do?

Did you get an eBook reader as a holiday gift? Wondering what to do with it? Wonder no more – the San Antonio Public Library wants to help! From January 10 through early February, the Library will offer free eReader clinics to help you get the most out of your eBook reader. Starting with the basics, you’ll soon be using your reader to explore the entire Dewey Decimal System, as well as fiction!

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January 9 in San Antonio history…

1900
San Antonio has at last been placed on the list of Andrew Carnegie and will get $50,000 for a new library.

1930
A midnight curfew in San Antonio was proclaimed by the fire and police commissioner as a means of curbing the growing number of holdups and burglaries. Police were instructed to question all persons found abroad after that hour.

1950
San Antonio’s second television station, KEYL, was to go on the air with its first test pattern, broadcasting in Channel 5, at noon today. The station is operated by the San Antonio Television Company.