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Minecraft Day

Saturday, July 20, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Lower Plaza at Central
Program Type:
Arts & Culture, Special Event, STEAM & Maker, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Family
Details/Detalles:

Join us for Minecraft at the Library! Fight Creepers with a team of robots, and have a craft-tastic time with friends and family. All ages welcome!  Disclaimer(s): Parti...

Library Branch: Central
Room: Lower Plaza
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts & Culture, Special Event, STEAM & Maker, Summer Reading
Details/Detalles:

Join us for Minecraft at the Library! Fight Creepers with a team of robots, and have a craft-tastic time with friends and family. All ages welcome! 

Disclaimer(s):

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

Farmers Market Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 4:00pm - 6:30pm
In the Community at Library on the Go (LOTG)
Program Type:
Library on the Go, Special Event
Age Group:
School-aged children (Grades K-2), School-aged children (Grades 3-6), Teen (Junior High), Teen (High School)
Details/Detalles:

Stop by the Library on the Go van at the Farmers Market entrance on State and Canon Perdido Streets to pick up a scavenger hunt card and a $5 token to explore the many flavors of t...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library on the Go (LOTG)
Room: In the Community
Age Group: School-aged children (Grades K-2), School-aged children (Grades 3-6), Teen (Junior High), Teen (High School)
Program Type: Library on the Go, Special Event
Details/Detalles:

Stop by the Library on the Go van at the Farmers Market entrance on State and Canon Perdido Streets to pick up a scavenger hunt card and a $5 token to explore the many flavors of the Farmers Market! Great for kids ages 4 and up.

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 (Junior High)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Nutrition & Health Faire | Eastside Neighborhood Park

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Off Site
Program Type:
Parents & Caregivers, Spanish, Special Event
Age Group:
Early Childhood (Ages 0-5), School-aged children (Grades K-2), School-aged children (Grades 3-6), Teen (Junior High), Teen (High School), Adults, Family, All Ages
Details/Detalles:

Santa Barbara Public Library invites all families to a Nutrition and Health Faire at the Eastside Neighborhood Park. Meet with different community organizations, learn about gro...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Early Childhood (Ages 0-5), School-aged children (Grades K-2), School-aged children (Grades 3-6), Teen (Junior High), Teen (High School), Adults, Family, All Ages
Program Type: Parents & Caregivers, Spanish, Special Event
Details/Detalles:

Santa Barbara Public Library invites all families to a Nutrition and Health Faire at the Eastside Neighborhood Park.

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.

Santa Bárbara High School Swap Meet

Saturday, July 27, 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:
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:

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: 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: 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.

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 "Family" group.

Yellow Bird Music

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lower Plaza at Central
Program Type:
Arts & Culture, Special Event, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Early Childhood (Ages 0-5), School-aged children (Grades K-2), School-aged children (Grades 3-6), Family
Details/Detalles:

Join Yellow Bird Music in a wonderful music class for the whole family! Through song, dance, and instruments we will explore the many joys of musical play! This program is funde...

Library Branch: Central
Room: Lower Plaza
Age Group: Early Childhood (Ages 0-5), School-aged children (Grades K-2), School-aged children (Grades 3-6), Family
Program Type: Arts & Culture, Special Event, Summer Reading
Details/Detalles:

Join Yellow Bird Music in a wonderful music class for the whole family! Through song, dance, and instruments we will explore the many joys of musical play!

Eastside Library opening at 11 AM

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 at 9:00am - 11:00am
Eastside

All SBPL locations will open late on August 13 due to all-staff meeting.

Closing
Branches:
Eastside
Description:

All SBPL locations will open late on August 13 due to all-staff meeting.

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 "Family" group.

Water Play Day

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Lower Plaza at Central
Program Type:
Spanish, Special Event, STEAM & Maker, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Early Childhood (Ages 0-5), School-aged children (Grades K-2), School-aged children (Grades 3-6), Family
Details/Detalles:

Go out with a splash! Families are invited to cool off with all sorts of outdoor water play. Say goodbye to summer with a ride through our kid-sized car wash! Lunch at the Libra...

Library Branch: Central
Room: Lower Plaza
Age Group: Early Childhood (Ages 0-5), School-aged children (Grades K-2), School-aged children (Grades 3-6), Family
Program Type: Spanish, Special Event, STEAM & Maker, Summer Reading
Details/Detalles:

Go out with a splash! Families are invited to cool off with all sorts of outdoor water play. Say goodbye to summer with a ride through our kid-sized car wash!

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

School Supply Shindig & Swap: Teen Edition

Friday, August 16, 2024 at 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Lower Plaza at Central
Program Type:
Spanish, Special Event, STEAM & Maker, Summer Reading
Age Group:
Teen (Junior High), Teen (High School)
Details/Detalles:

Teens, get ready for school by decorating your gear! Create backpack charms, bookmarks, magnets and more! Bring your binders to decorate too. Tired of the same old books, or lookin...

Library Branch: Central
Room: Lower Plaza
Age Group: Teen (Junior High), Teen (High School)
Program Type: Spanish, Special Event, STEAM & Maker, Summer Reading
Details/Detalles:

Teens, get ready for school by decorating your gear! Create backpack charms, bookmarks, magnets and more! Bring your binders to decorate too. Tired of the same old books, or looking to find a new great read?

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.

Santa Bárbara High School Swap Meet

Saturday, August 31, 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:
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:

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: 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: 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.

Labor Day

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

All SBPL locations will be closed on Monday, September 2 for Labor Day.

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

All SBPL locations will be closed on Monday, September 2 for Labor Day.

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.

Santa Bárbara High School Swap Meet

Saturday, September 28, 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:
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:

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: 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: 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.

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.

Santa Bárbara High School Swap Meet

Saturday, October 26, 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:
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:

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: 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: 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.

Veterans Day

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

All SBPL locations will be closed on Monday, November 11 for Veterans Day.

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

All SBPL locations will be closed on Monday, November 11 for Veterans Day.

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.

Santa Bárbara High School Swap Meet

Saturday, November 23, 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:
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:

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: 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: 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.

Thanksgiving

All Day 11/28 - 11/29
Central, Eastside, Montecito, Library on the Go (LOTG), Virtual, Off Site

All SBPL locations will be closed from Thursday November 28 through Friday, November 29 for Thanksgiving.

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

All SBPL locations will be closed from Thursday November 28 through Friday, November 29 for Thanksgiving.