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This event is in the "Teen (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Junior High)" group.

Teen Volunteer Time

Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 4:15pm - 5:45pm
Upper Level at Central
Program Type:
Civic Engagement, Spanish
Age Group:
Teen (High School), Teen (Junior High)
Details/Detalles:

Teens are welcome to come and earn 90 mins of community service time every week at the Central Library. Teens will be helping with finding books, organizing library materials, prep...

Closed
Required
Library Branch: Central
Room: Upper Level
Age Group: Teen (High School), Teen (Junior High)
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Spanish
Required
Details/Detalles:

Teens are welcome to come and earn 90 mins of community service time every week at the Central Library. Teens will be helping with finding books, organizing library materials, preparing arts and crafts activities and other tasks.

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

Stay & Play

Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:30am
Off Site
Program Type:
Early Literacy, Spanish
Age Group:
Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)
Details/Detalles:

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 pre...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)
Program Type: Early Literacy, Spanish
Details/Detalles:

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):

This event is in the "Teen (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Junior High)" group.

LOTG | Santa Barbara Junior High School

Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 2:30pm - 4:30pm
In the Community at Library on the Go (LOTG)
Program Type:
Library on the Go, Spanish
Age Group:
Teen (High School), Teen (Junior High)
Details/Detalles:

The Library on the Go will be just outside Santa Barbara Junior High School near the path on Quarantina and Cota St. We will be stocked with mostly teen items, but we’ll have some ...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library on the Go (LOTG)
Room: In the Community
Age Group: Teen (High School), Teen (Junior High)
Program Type: Library on the Go, Spanish
Details/Detalles:

The Library on the Go will be just outside Santa Barbara Junior High School near the path on Quarantina and Cota St. We will be stocked with mostly teen items, but we’ll have some children’s and adult items too.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Taller bilingüe de artes y manualidades para adultos

Friday, May 24, 2024 at 9:30am - 11:00am
Off Site
Program Type:
Adult Literacy, Spanish
Age Group:
Adults
Details/Detalles:

Note: This program is bilingüe, Spanish and English. ¡Acompáñanos en el Taller bilingüe de artes y manualidades para adultos de la Biblioteca Pública de Santa Bárbara, el c...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Literacy, Spanish
Details/Detalles:

Note: This program is bilingüe, Spanish and English.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

LOTG | Oak Park

Friday, May 24, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Oak Park at Library on the Go (LOTG)
Program Type:
Library on the Go, Spanish
Age Group:
Family, All Ages
Library on the Go:

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 Lib...

Library Branch: Library on the Go (LOTG)
Room: Oak Park
Age Group: Family, All Ages
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 "School-aged children (Grades 3-6)" group.

Read to a Dog at Franklin School

Friday, May 24, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Off Site
Program Type:
Books & Reading, Early Literacy, Spanish
Age Group:
School-aged children (Grades 3-6)
Details/Detalles:

Practice your reading with our furry friend, Smith! Sign up for a 10-15 minute reading session, first come, first serve. Reluctant readers, emergent readers, and dog-loving re...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: School-aged children (Grades 3-6)
Program Type: Books & Reading, Early Literacy, Spanish
Details/Detalles:

Practice your reading with our furry friend, Smith! Sign up for a 10-15 minute reading session, first come, first serve. Reluctant readers, emergent readers, and dog-loving readers are welcome!

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Santa Bárbara High School Swap Meet

Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 8:00am - 1:00pm
In the Community at Library on the Go (LOTG)
Program Type:
Civic Engagement, Library on the Go, Spanish, Special Event
Age Group:
All Ages
Details/Detalles:

Join the Library on the Go van at the Santa Barbara High School Swap Meet where we will be stocked with mostly adult items, but we’ll also have some children’s items available. Sto...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library on the Go (LOTG)
Room: In the Community
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Library on the Go, Spanish, Special Event
Details/Detalles:

Join the Library on the Go van at the Santa Barbara High School Swap Meet where we will be stocked with mostly adult items, but we’ll also have some children’s items available.

Memorial Day

All Day
Central, Eastside, Montecito, Library on the Go (LOTG), Virtual, Off Site

All SBPL locations will be closed on Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day.

Closing
Branches:
Central, Eastside, Montecito, Library on the Go (LOTG), Virtual, Off Site
Description:

All SBPL locations will be closed on Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day.

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

Bilingual Music & Movement | Alameda Park

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 10:15am - 10:45am
Alameda Park at Library on the Go (LOTG)
Program Type:
Early Literacy, Spanish
Age Group:
Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)
Bilingual Music & Movement:

All-singing, all-dancing morning of stories and fun! In this class, children and their caregivers learn how to develop early literacy skills through music, dancing, and creative pl...

Library Branch: Library on the Go (LOTG)
Room: Alameda Park
Age Group: Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)
Program Type: Early Literacy, Spanish

All-singing, all-dancing morning of stories and fun! In this class, children and their caregivers learn how to develop early literacy skills through music, dancing, and creative play in English and Spanish. These sessions are designed for children ages 2 - 5, but children of all ages are welcome.

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.

Bilingual Songs & Stories for Kids | Franklin School

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
In the Community at Library on the Go (LOTG)
Program Type:
Early Literacy, Library on the Go, Spanish
Age Group:
Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)
Details/Detalles:

This class focuses on developing your child’s literacy skills with action rhymes, a short story, and songs in both English and Spanish. Your child will practice language skills, so...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library on the Go (LOTG)
Room: In the Community
Age Group: Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)
Program Type: Early Literacy, Library on the Go, Spanish
Details/Detalles:

This class focuses on developing your child’s literacy skills with action rhymes, a short story, and songs in both English and Spanish.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

LOTG | Harding School

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 12:30pm - 2:00pm
In the Community at Library on the Go (LOTG)
Program Type:
Library on the Go, Spanish
Age Group:
All Ages
Details/Detalles:

The Library on the Go will be at Harding School with a ton of children's materials. Come on by to load up on books, get a library card, return items, or just to say hello and have ...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library on the Go (LOTG)
Room: In the Community
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Library on the Go, Spanish
Details/Detalles:

The Library on the Go will be at Harding School with a ton of children's materials. Come on by to load up on books, get a library card, return items, or just to say hello and have a walk in the neighborhood.

This event is in the "Teen (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Junior High)" group.

Teen Volunteer Time

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 4:15pm - 5:45pm
Upper Level at Central
Program Type:
Civic Engagement, Spanish
Age Group:
Teen (High School), Teen (Junior High)
Details/Detalles:

Teens are welcome to come and earn 90 mins of community service time every week at the Central Library. Teens will be helping with finding books, organizing library materials, prep...

Required
Library Branch: Central
Room: Upper Level
Age Group: Teen (High School), Teen (Junior High)
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Spanish
Required
Details/Detalles:

Teens are welcome to come and earn 90 mins of community service time every week at the Central Library. Teens will be helping with finding books, organizing library materials, preparing arts and crafts activities and other tasks.

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

Stay & Play

Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:30am
Off Site
Program Type:
Early Literacy, Spanish
Age Group:
Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)
Details/Detalles:

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 pre...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)
Program Type: Early Literacy, Spanish
Details/Detalles:

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):

This event is in the "Teen (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Junior High)" group.

LOTG | Santa Barbara Junior High School

Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 2:30pm - 4:30pm
In the Community at Library on the Go (LOTG)
Program Type:
Library on the Go, Spanish
Age Group:
Teen (High School), Teen (Junior High)
Details/Detalles:

The Library on the Go will be just outside Santa Barbara Junior High School near the path on Quarantina and Cota St. We will be stocked with mostly teen items, but we’ll have some ...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library on the Go (LOTG)
Room: In the Community
Age Group: Teen (High School), Teen (Junior High)
Program Type: Library on the Go, Spanish
Details/Detalles:

The Library on the Go will be just outside Santa Barbara Junior High School near the path on Quarantina and Cota St. We will be stocked with mostly teen items, but we’ll have some children’s and adult items too.

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

LOTG | Ortega Park

Friday, May 31, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ortega Park at Library on the Go (LOTG)
Program Type:
Early Literacy, Library on the Go, Spanish
Age Group:
Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)
Library on the Go:

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 Lib...

Cancelled
Library Branch: Library on the Go (LOTG)
Room: Ortega Park
Age Group: Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)
Program Type: Early Literacy, 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 "Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)" group.

Stay & Play | Ortega Park

Friday, May 31, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ortega Park at Library on the Go (LOTG)
Program Type:
Early Literacy, Library on the Go, Spanish
Age Group:
Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)
Stay & Play outreach:

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

Cancelled
Library Branch: Library on the Go (LOTG)
Room: Ortega Park
Age Group: Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)
Program Type: Early Literacy, Library on the Go, Spanish

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

Our Library on the Go van will also be at this event! Check out library materials, return library materials, get a library card, or just use our free Wi-Fi.

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 "School-aged children (Grades 3-6)" group.

Read to a Dog at Franklin School

Friday, May 31, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Off Site
Program Type:
Books & Reading, Early Literacy, Spanish
Age Group:
School-aged children (Grades 3-6)
Details/Detalles:

Practice your reading with our furry friend, Smith! Sign up for a 10-15 minute reading session, first come, first serve. Reluctant readers, emergent readers, and dog-loving re...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: School-aged children (Grades 3-6)
Program Type: Books & Reading, Early Literacy, Spanish
Details/Detalles:

Practice your reading with our furry friend, Smith! Sign up for a 10-15 minute reading session, first come, first serve. Reluctant readers, emergent readers, and dog-loving readers are welcome!

This event is in the "Teen (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Junior High)" group.

The Hangout: Shrink Art & Origami

Friday, May 31, 2024 at 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Upper Level at Central
Program Type:
Spanish, Special Event
Age Group:
Teen (High School), Teen (Junior High)
Details/Detalles:

Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to hang out at the Central Library for a relaxing and fun time after school making Shrink Art and Origami. All materials and snacks will be provide...

Library Branch: Central
Room: Upper Level
Age Group: Teen (High School), Teen (Junior High)
Program Type: Spanish, Special Event
Details/Detalles:

Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to hang out at the Central Library for a relaxing and fun time after school making Shrink Art and Origami. All materials and snacks will be provided.

Disclaimer(s):

This event is in the "Adults" group.

LOTG | Valle Verde

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
In the Community at Library on the Go (LOTG)
Program Type:
Library on the Go, Spanish
Age Group:
Adults
Details/Detalles:

The Library on the Go will be parked at Valle Verde loaded with adult materials including large type, fiction, nonfiction, and Spanish language books. Check out books, get a librar...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library on the Go (LOTG)
Room: In the Community
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Library on the Go, Spanish
Details/Detalles:

The Library on the Go will be parked at Valle Verde loaded with adult materials including large type, fiction, nonfiction, and Spanish language books. Check out books, get a library card, or just come by to say hi!

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

Bilingual Music & Movement

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 10:15am - 10:45am
Lower Plaza at Central
Program Type:
Early Literacy, Spanish
Age Group:
Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)
Bilingual Music & Movement:

All-singing, all-dancing morning of stories and fun! In this class, children and their caregivers learn how to develop early literacy skills through music, dancing, and creative pl...

Library Branch: Central
Room: Lower Plaza
Age Group: Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)
Program Type: Early Literacy, Spanish

All-singing, all-dancing morning of stories and fun! In this class, children and their caregivers learn how to develop early literacy skills through music, dancing, and creative play in English and Spanish. These sessions are designed for children ages 2 - 5, but children of all ages are welcome.

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.

Bilingual Songs & Stories for Kids | Franklin School

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
In the Community at Library on the Go (LOTG)
Program Type:
Early Literacy, Library on the Go, Spanish
Age Group:
Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)
Details/Detalles:

This class focuses on developing your child’s literacy skills with action rhymes, a short story, and songs in both English and Spanish. Your child will practice language skills, so...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library on the Go (LOTG)
Room: In the Community
Age Group: Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)
Program Type: Early Literacy, Library on the Go, Spanish
Details/Detalles:

This class focuses on developing your child’s literacy skills with action rhymes, a short story, and songs in both English and Spanish.

This event is in the "Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "School-aged children (Grades K-2)" group.
This event is in the "School-aged children (Grades 3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Junior High)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

LOTG | Bohnett Park

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Bohnett Park at Library on the Go (LOTG)
Program Type:
Library on the Go, Spanish
Age Group:
Early Childhood (Ages 0-5), School-aged children (Grades K-2), School-aged children (Grades 3-6), Teen (High School), Teen (Junior High), Adults, Family, All Ages
Details/Detalles:

Visit the Library on the Go! We'll have a mix of adult and children's materials along with WiFi access. Check out books, get a library card, or just come by to say hi! Disclaime...

Library Branch: Library on the Go (LOTG)
Room: Bohnett Park
Age Group: Early Childhood (Ages 0-5), School-aged children (Grades K-2), School-aged children (Grades 3-6), Teen (High School), Teen (Junior High), Adults, Family, All Ages
Program Type: Library on the Go, Spanish
Details/Detalles:

Visit the Library on the Go! We'll have a mix of adult and children's materials along with WiFi access. Check out books, get a library card, or just come by to say hi!

Disclaimer(s):

This event is in the "Teen (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Junior High)" group.

Teen Volunteer Time

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 4:15pm - 5:45pm
Upper Level at Central
Program Type:
Civic Engagement, Spanish
Age Group:
Teen (High School), Teen (Junior High)
Details/Detalles:

Teens are welcome to come and earn 90 mins of community service time every week at the Central Library. Teens will be helping with finding books, organizing library materials, prep...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Central
Room: Upper Level
Age Group: Teen (High School), Teen (Junior High)
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Spanish
Required
Details/Detalles:

Teens are welcome to come and earn 90 mins of community service time every week at the Central Library. Teens will be helping with finding books, organizing library materials, preparing arts and crafts activities and other tasks.