This event is in the "Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)" group.

Stay & Play | Eastside

9:00am - 10:00am
Eastside
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Library Branch: Eastside
Room: MLK Jr.
Age Group: Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)
Program Type: Early Literacy, Spanish

Drop by to learn and play, sing and share stories with your young children. Enjoy company and snacks with other caregivers. Bilingual Spanish and English speaking staff will be present.

Disclaimer(s):

Participants in this event may be photographed by Library staff. These photos may be used in promotional or educational publications, including in print, social media, and presentations. Please see staff if you do not consent to having your photo taken. Staff will obtain individual, signed photo releases of photographs that contain only an individual as opposed to a group.

This event is in the "Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)" group.

Stay & Play | Montecito

9:00am - 10:30am
Montecito
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Library Branch: Montecito
Age Group: Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)
Program Type: Early Literacy

Drop by to learn and play, sing and share stories with your young children. Enjoy the company of other caregivers. 

Disclaimer(s):

This event is only in English. Este evento será dirigido en inglés.

Participants in this event may be photographed by Library staff. These photos may be used in promotional or educational publications, including in print, social media, and presentations. Please see staff if you do not consent to having your photo taken. Staff will obtain individual, signed photo releases of photographs that contain only an individual as opposed to a group.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

LOTG | Carrillo NNC

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library on the Go (LOTG)
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Library Branch: Library on the Go (LOTG)
Room: In the Community
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Library on the Go
Details/Detalles:
The Library on the Go will be in the Carrillo Castillo parking lot to support the Neighborhood Navigation Centers loaded with adult materials like large type, fiction, nonfiction, and Spanish language materials.  Disclaimer(s): P...
This event is in the "Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)" group.

Wiggly Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Central
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Library Branch: Central
Room: All Faulkner Galleries
Age Group: Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)
Program Type: Early Literacy
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This storytime engages children and their caregivers with short stories, action rhymes, and songs. Your toddler will learn sounds, letter recognition, new words, listening skills, and motor skills that will help them grow into pre-readers, all while having fun. This class is designed for toddlers ages 14 months - 3 years.

Disclaimer(s):

Participants in this event may be photographed by Library staff. These photos may be used in promotional or educational publications, including in print, social media, and presentations. Please see staff if you do not consent to having your photo taken. Staff will obtain individual, signed photo releases of photographs that contain only an individual as opposed to a group.

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

LOTG | Villa Santa Fe

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library on the Go (LOTG)
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Library Branch: Library on the Go (LOTG)
Room: In the Community
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Library on the Go, Spanish

Visit Library on the Go! We'll have a mix of adult and children's materials along with WiFi access. 

Disclaimer(s):

Participants in this event may be photographed by Library staff. These photos may be used in promotional or educational publications, including in print, social media, and presentations. Please see staff if you do not consent to having your photo taken. Staff will obtain individual, signed photo releases of photographs that contain only an individual as opposed to a group.
 

In case of inclement weather, outdoor activities may be canceled. For the most up to date information, please contact the library with any questions or concerns before traveling to library events.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

LOTG | Presidio Springs

3:45pm - 4:45pm
Library on the Go (LOTG)
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Library Branch: Library on the Go (LOTG)
Room: In the Community
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Library on the Go
Details/Detalles:
The Library on the Go will be in front of Presidio Springs housing complex loaded with adult materials like large type, fiction, nonfiction, and Spanish language materials. ...
This event is in the "Teen (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Junior High)" group.

Teen Advisory Board | Eastside

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Eastside
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Library Branch: Eastside
Age Group: Teen (High School), Teen (Junior High)
Program Type: Spanish, Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board combines community service and youth development, underlining the value of teen involvement towards the success of the Santa Barbara Public Library and the Santa Barbara community at large. The program gives high school students positive ways to discover their voice, develop leadership skills, and create lasting change within their community. Teens will identify community needs, create projects to support those needs, and help shape the library's teen services, programs, and collections. 

T.A.B. meetings will be held twice a month, January through June 2024, once a month in July and August, and resume meeting twice a month September through December. T.A.B. members will receive community service hours for attending T.A.B. meetings and events, and additional volunteer opportunities and team building activities will be offered on a weekly basis.

T.A.B. has reached capacity for the 2023-2024 school year. Please contact us if you would like to express your interest in joining T.A.B. at a future date!

Email our Teen Services Librarian for questions: KSaffie@santabarbaraca.gov

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Participants in this event may be photographed by Library staff. These photos may be used in promotional or educational publications, including in print, social media, and presentations. Please see staff if you do not consent to having your photo taken. Staff will obtain individual, signed photo releases of photographs that contain only an individual as opposed to a group.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Literacy New Tutor Training

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Eastside
Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Eastside
Room: MLK Jr.
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Literacy
Registration Required
Details/Detalles:
Make a difference in someone’s life — become a Volunteer Adult Literacy Tutor at the Santa Barbara Public Library! Trainings will run on consecutive Tuesday evenings (4/25, 5/2, and 5/9) from 5PM-8PM at the Central Library. The first two sessions ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Cancelled

Fiction Book Club | Virtual

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Virtual
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading
Details/Detalles:
The Central Library Fiction Book Club welcomes all fiction lovers!  Read the book. Talk about the book. Meet new people. Whenever possible, we'll read the book and watch the film adaption & talk about both.  Due to current event...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Central
Room: Faulkner Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book to Action, Civic Engagement
Details/Detalles:
Meeting Folks Where They're At: How Santa Barbara Organizations are Addressing the Immediate Needs of Our Unhoused Neighbors and How You Can Help While Santa Barbara desperately needs more affordable housing, there is also a need to address the we...