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LOTG | Carrillo NNC

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library on the Go (LOTG)
Offsite Event
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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Montecito Book Club

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Montecito
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Montecito
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Details/Detalles:

Join the Montecito Book Club! This month we'll be discussing Warlight by M

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

LOTG | State St. at the Farmers Market

4:00pm - 6:30pm
Library on the Go (LOTG)
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library on the Go (LOTG)
Room: In the Community
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Library on the Go
Details/Detalles:

The Library on the Go will be just outside the entrance to the Farmers Market on State and Canon Perdido Streets. We will be stocked with mostly adult items, but we’ll have some children’s items too.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

LOTG | Franklin School

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library on the Go (LOTG)
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library on the Go (LOTG)
Room: In the Community
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Library on the Go
Details/Detalles:

Visit the Library on the Go on the front lawn of Franklin School during the Eastside Library closure. 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!

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

Bilingual Music & Movement | Alameda Park

10:15am - 10:45am
Library on the Go (LOTG)
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.

Baby & Me | Alameda Park

11:00am - 11:30am
Library on the Go (LOTG)
Library Branch: Library on the Go (LOTG)
Room: Alameda Park
Age Group: Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)
Program Type: Early Literacy
Details/Detalles:

Baby & Me focuses on developing your baby’s pre-literacy skills.

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

Bilingual Songs & Stories for Kids | Franklin School

11:00am - 11:30am
Library on the Go (LOTG)
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

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Library on the Go (LOTG)
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 "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.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

LOTG | Harding School

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library on the Go (LOTG)
Library Branch: Library on the Go (LOTG)
Room: Harding School
Age Group: School-aged children (Grades K-2), School-aged children (Grades 3-6), Family, All Ages
Program Type: Library on the Go
Details/Detalles:

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

This event is part of the Santa Barbara Unified and City of Santa Barbara Open Campuses Initiative.

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

Growing Community: Garden VolunTEENS

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Off Site
Open
Registration
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Teen (High School)
Program Type: Civic Engagement, STEAM & Maker
Registration Required
Details/Detalles:

Teens, join us to get your hands dirty for the community! Learn about organic gardening and support your local community garden in this 90-minute volunteer opportunity for teens in grades 9-12.

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

LGBTQ+ PROUD Youth Group

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Central
Library Branch: Central
Room: Upper Level
Age Group: Teen (High School), Teen (Junior High)
Details/Detalles:

PROUD Youth Group is an LGBTQ+ affirming drop-in space for youth aged 12 - 18. Join us for community building and fun and games! This group meets on Wednesdays from 4:00 - 6:00pm.

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

Teen Volunteer Time

4:15pm - 5:45pm
Central
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central
Room: Upper Level
Age Group: Teen (High School), Teen (Junior High)
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Spanish
Registration 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.

Baby & Me

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Off Site
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)
Program Type: Early Literacy

Baby & Me focuses on developing your baby’s pre-literacy skills. In this thirty-minute program, our storyteller will lead the group in songs, rhymes, reading, and sensory play time to develop language skills, social skills, motor skills, and community building. Please bring your own blanket.

This class is best for babies 0-14 months and their caregivers.

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

9:30am - 10:30am
Off Site
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 "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.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

LOTG | Shoreline Park

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library on the Go (LOTG)
Library Branch: Library on the Go (LOTG)
Room: Shoreline Park
Age Group: School-aged children (Grades K-2), School-aged children (Grades 3-6), Family, All Ages

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.

Music & Movement | Shoreline Park

10:30am - 11:00am
Library on the Go (LOTG)
Library Branch: Library on the Go (LOTG)
Room: Shoreline Park
Age Group: Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)
Program Type: Early Literacy, Library on the Go

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. 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.

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.

Knit 'n' Needle

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Montecito
Library Branch: Montecito
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Culture

Join us for our weekly Knit 'n' Needle gatherings, open to all skill levels!
Whether you knit, crochet, embroider, or enjoy any other fiber arts, you're welcome to come and share your creativity with us.

Disclaimer:

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

LOTG | Santa Barbara Junior High School

2:30pm - 4:30pm
Library on the Go (LOTG)
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 "Teen (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Central
Room: Upper Level
Age Group: Teen (High School), Adults
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Details/Detalles:

YMCA Transitional Aged Youth programs will provide supportive services to youth ages 18-24 years old who are currently or at risk of experiencing homelessness.

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

LOTG | Ortega Park

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library on the Go (LOTG)
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

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library on the Go (LOTG)
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 "All Ages" group.

LOTG | Franklin School

2:30pm - 4:30pm
Library on the Go (LOTG)
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library on the Go (LOTG)
Room: In the Community
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Library on the Go
Details/Detalles:

Visit the Library on the Go on the front lawn of Franklin School during the Eastside Library closure. 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!

This event is in the "School-aged children (Grades 3-6)" group.

Read to a Dog at Franklin School

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Off Site
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!