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Library Board Seeking Public Input
Annual Library Board Meeting at City Hall
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Press Releases (PDF)

04-22-2014
Foreclosure Presentation at Central Library

04-21-2014
Summer Reading Volunteer Training

04-21-2014
Day of the Book at Eastside Library

04-21-2014
Family Game Day at Goleta Library

04-17-2014
Santa Barbara Public Library to Present "State of the Library"

04-11-2014
Wii Game Day at Eastside Library

04-08-2014
Road Scholar Travel Presentation at Montecito Library

04-08-2014
Arctic Stories from Norway and Sweden at the Public Library

04-02-2014
Emergency Preparedness Presentation at Goleta Library

04-01-2014
Investor's Business Roundtable at Solvang Library

04-01-2014
Beading Circle to Meet at Montecito Library

04-01-2014
Free Technology Tutoriing at the Public Library

03-26-2014
Makerspace Craft Workshop at Central Library

03-24-2014
Craigslist Class at Goleta Library

03-19-2014
Money Smart Programs at Goleta Library

03-19-2014
Finding Good Apps for Kids Classes at Central Library

03-18-2014
Read to a Dog at the Santa Barbara Public Library System

03-18-2014
Theatre Book Club at Central Library

03-18-2014
Adult Literacy Tutor Training at Central Library

03-18-2014
French Conversation Group at Montecito Library

03-13-2014
Healthcare Enrollment Assistance

03-13-2014
French @ Montecito

03-05-2014
Facebook @ Central

03-05-2014
Tech Classes @ Solvang

03-03-2014
Freegal

03-02-2014
Homework Help @ Central

02-28-2014
Skype for Tablets

02-28-2014
Flickr for Beginners

02-27-2014
Tutor training @ Solvang

02-27-2014
Sudoko @ Montecito

02-27-2014
Parent/Child Workshop

02-26-2014
Scrabble @ Goleta

02-26-2014
Knitting @ Central

02-26-2014
Cork Craft

02-26-2014
Towelgami Workshop

02-21-2014
Solvang Book Sale

2-20-2014
Downton Abbey Trivia Challenge at Goleta Library

02-18-2014
Volunteers needed

2-13-2014
Poetry Club at Montecito Library

2-12-2014
Jupiter Night at the Goleta Library

2-11-2014
Literary Bingo at the Goleta Library

2-6-2014
Sudoku Tips and Tricks at the Montecito Library

1-31-2014
Free Computer Classes at the Library

1-28-2014
Free Film Series and Discussion surrounding SB Read's The Big Burn

1-24-2014
Family Game Day at Goleta Library

1-23-2014
Learn How to Find Good Apps for Kids at the Central Library

1-21-2014
Free Adult Classes at Solvang Library

1-15-2014
Learn to Sell on Craigslist at the Goleta Library

1-10-2014
Storyteller Michael Katz to Perform in March

1-10-2014
Teresa McNeil MacLean to Perform in February

1-10-2014
Play With Me, Learn With Me Workshop Returns to Goleta Library

1-10-2014
Fairy Tale Story and Craft at Goleta Library

1-10-2014
Family Game Day at Goleta Library

1-9-2014
Foreclosure Information Session at Solvang Library

1-6-2014
"Top 10 Questions to Ask an Orthodontist" at Goleta Library

1-3-2014
Downton Abbey Season Finale at Central Library

1-3-2014
Chris Ballinger's Magic Show for Families

12-30-2013
Free Computer and Internet Classes at Central Library

12-23-2013
Adult Literacy Tutor Training at Central Library

12-23-2013
3D Modeling and Printing Class at Central Library

12-12-2013
Learn to Use Email at the Goleta Library

12-6-2013
Sandcastle Music Together at the Library

12-6-2013
Mini Origami Book Craft Workshop at Central Library

12-5-2013
Monthly Book Club at Montecito Library

12-3-2013
Theatre Book Club to Discuss A Little Night Music at Central Library

11-26-2013
Swazzle Puppets

11-26-2013
Holiday Festival of Trains at Goleta Library

11-22-2013
Foreclosure Prevention Presentation at Solvang Library

11-22-2013
Kung Fu Exhibition for Kids at Goleta Library

11-22-2013
Craft Workshop for Teens at Central Library

11-22-2013
Christmas in the Lincoln White House

11-20-2013
Downloadable Magazines Now Available

11-14-2013
Adult Literacy Tutor Training at the Central Library

11-14-2013
Craigslist 101 at the Central Library

11-11-2013
Holiday Children's and Teen Book Buying Advice at Goleta Library

11-7-2013
International Game Day with Joyce Johnson at Goleta Library

10-30-2013
College Application Program at Goleta Library

10-30-2013
Reptile Family at the Library

10-29-2013
Recycled Star Paper Ornament Workshop at the Goleta Library

10-29-2013
Slideshow and Stargazing at the Goleta Library

10-29-2013
National Friends of the Library Week

10-28-2013
Naturalist Joan Lentz to Speak at Goleta and Solvang Libraries

10-25-2013
Inventor's Workshop for Kids at Central Library

10-25-2013
Big Read Panel Discussions

10-25-2013
Local Vets Inspire New Play by Ratatat Theater Group

10-24-2013
John Perlin Book Presentation at Central Library

10-21-2013
Children's/Teen Book Discussion at Goleta Library

10-21-2013
Putting Your College Application Together at Goleta Library

10-21-2013
Used Book Sale at Montecito Library

10-18-2013
Sumobot Class at Central Library

10-15-2013
The Things They Carried Author to Speak at Marjorie Luke Theatre

10-10-2013
Free Computer Classes at Central Library

10-10-2013
Recycled Cork Craft at Goleta Library

10-10-2013
The Things They Carried Preview Performance at Central Library

10-9-2013
Day of the Dead Art Craft at Central Library

10-8-2013
Customizing the College Search at Goleta Library

10-8-2013
News on Santa Ynez Valley Public Libraries

09-27-2013
Storyteller Joseph Velasco

09-27-2013
Big Read Kickoff

09-26-2013
Expert Help With College Applications at Montecito Library

09-26-2013
Banned Books Week

09-26-2013
Free Mobile Computing Classes at Solvang Library

09-26-2013
Free Foreclosure Presentation at Solvang Library

09-26-2013
Blingy Pumpkin Craft for Teens at Goleta Library

09-26-2013
Career Workshop Series at Goleta Library

09-26-2013
Family Friendly Theater Performance of Alice in Wonderland

09-26-2013
Cork Craft for Adults at Goleta Library

09-23-2013
Hispanic Photo Exhibit @ Eastside library

09-13-2013
Big Read 2013

09-4-2013
Giant Pomander Craft at Goleta Library

09-4-2013
Halloween Wreath-Making at Goleta Library

09-4-2013
Puss in Boots Storytime and Craft at Goleta Library

09-4-2013
Talk Like a Pirate Day at Goleta Library

09-4-2013
Endangered Species Act Lecture at Solvang Library

08-29-2013
Adult Literacy Tutor Training at Central Library

08-28-2013
Fall Book Sale at Solvang Library

08-23-2013
Mosaic Unveiling at Eastside Library

08-20-2013
Foreclosure Presentation at Central Library

08-14-2013
Inventor's Workshop for Kids at Central Library

08-14-2013
Milton Love Lecture at Central Library

08-9-2013
Reading Buddies at the Library

08-8-2013
Sandcastle Music Together

08-8-2013
Library/Museum Free Art Project for Kids

07-24-2013
Cork Animal Craft at Goleta Library

07-24-2013
Leaf Art Nature Craft at Solvang Library

07-16-2013
Rare Book Sale at Central Library

07-10-2013
Something Ridiculous

07-10-2013
Fairy Tale Time at Goleta Library

07-10-2013
Free Display Space for Local Nonprofits

07-8-2013
Zoo to You Coming to the Library

07-8-2013
Banned Book Bingo at Goleta Library

07-8-2013
Art and Programming Class for Kids at Central

07-3-2013
Star Wars Origami at Montecito Library

07-1-2013
Swazzle Puppets at the Library

06-25-2013
Nifty Balloons at the Library

06-25-2013
Tween Summer Book Club at Montecito Library

06-25-2013
Spelling and Word Basics Workshop at Central Library

06-24-2013
Summer Reading Program Takes Off

06-12-2013
Craig Newton Entertains Families at Santa Barbara Libraries

06-11-2013
Pajama Party at Central Library

06-11-2013
Learn to Promote Your Book at Montecito Library

06-11-2013
Adult Literacy Tutor Training at Central Library

06-10-2013
Young Writers Group Workshops at Solvang Library

06-7-2013
Summer Reading Program Volunteer Training

06-7-2013
Magic Shows With Shawn McMaster

06-6-2013
Screenwriting Class for Teens at Montecito Library

06-4-2013
Library and Museum Offer Free Activities for Kids

05-31-2013
David Cousin's Comedy Juggling Show

05-28-2013
Summer Computer Classes at Solvang Library

05-28-2013
Python Programming for Teens

05-28-2013
Summer Reading Program June 11th

05-22-2013
Stuffed Animal Sleepover at the Library

05-17-2013
Makerspace Open Lab at Central Library

05-10-2013
No Storytimes at Central in May

05-07-2013
Makerspace Reception & Presentation at Central Library

04-26-2013
Proposal Writing/Budgeting Workshop at Central Library

04-26-2013
Lunchtime Stories for Grown-Ups at Central Library

04-25-2013
May Book Sale at Solvang Library

04-24-2013
Junior League Gift Increases Youth Literacy Programming

04-18-2013
Caterpillar Puppets

04-18-2013
Henna Hand Decoration at Goleta Library

04-16-2013
Library Board Presents "State of the Library"

04-16-2013
Free Theater Performance at Central Library

04-16-2013
Kindergarten Questions

04-16-2013
Arbor Day Storytime

04-16-2013
Spelling Basics for Adults

04-16-2013
April Adult Literacy Tutor Training

04-12-2013
SB Children's Theater Presents Alice in Wonderland

04-12-2013
Beginning Computer Programming at Central Library

04-11-2013
Dia de los Niños at Central Library

04-06-2013
Art of Book Folding at Goleta Library

04-05-2013
'Rounding the Horn' Lecture and Photos at Montecito Library

04-05-2013
Sami Storyteller at Solvang Library

04-03-2013
Computer & Mobile Deice Classes at Solvang Library

04-02-2013
Necklace Workshop at Goleta Library

04-02-2013
Fabulous Fridays Returns to Central Library

03-26-2013
Seeking Adult Readers of Children's Books at Goleta Library

03-26-2013
Music, Fun, & Games at Goleta Library

03-22-2013
SAT & ACT Study Hall Nights at Goleta Library

03-20-2013
Doggie Treats for Shelter Dogs

03-19-2013
Sandcastle Music Together

03-18-2013
Kindergarten Questions at Goleta Library

03-05-2013
Noche de la Familia at Solvang Library

03-01-2013
Improv Story Theater

02-27-2013
Bears of the Chaparral Lecture at Solvang Library

02-23-2013
Solvang FOL Book Sale

02-23-2013
Spelling Workshops

02-22-2013
Storyteller Antonio Sacre @ Eastside Library

02-15-2013
Chinese New Year@ Solvang Library

02-07-2013
Wilderness Hiking Series @ Montecito Library

02-07-2013
Career Workshop @ Solvang Library

02-07-2013
David Helvarg Book Talk and Signing

02-05-2013
SB Reads Panel Discussions

02-05-2013
Family Game Day @ Goleta

02-01-2013
SAT Study Nights @ Goleta Library

01-31-2013
Elements Theatre Group present:
Or, a 1660s London Spy Farce

01-23-2013
Library & Ensemble Theatre Group Discusses The Liar
 

01-17-2013
MLK Holiday

01-15-2013
Michael Katz Storyteller

01-15-2013
Silly Science

01-11-2013
Club Read at Solvang

01-10-2013
Free Tech Classes

12-21-2012
SB Reads

12-20-2012
Literacy Tutor Training

12-20-2012
Adult Winter Reading Program

12-04-2012
The Reluctant Dragon at Solvang Library

11-29-2012
Winter Crafts at
Santa Ynez & Los Olivos Libraries

11-21-2012
Plant an Oak Tree
Solvang Library

11-20-2012
Holiday Festival of Trains - Goleta Library

11-20-2012
Holiday Book Sale & Craft Fair- Solvang Library

11-16-2012
Free Computer Class

11-16-2012
Holiday Songs

11-16-2012
Swazzle Puppets

11-16-2012
Kindle Class

11-14-2012
Recycled Cork Craft

11-02-2012 B Movies

10-19-2012
Friends of Santa Barbara Public Library Receive Award

10-10-2012
Halloween Stories with Ann Wisehart

10-09-2012
Early Literacy Concert Series

10-09-2012
Twelve Dancing Princesses at Carpinteria Library

10-09-2012
Dia De Los Muertos at Solvang Library

09-27-2012
IMLS Grant

09-26-2012
Hispanic Heritage Musical Event

09-26-2012
Film about Suicide

09-24-2012
Central Library Small Gallery Jurying October 13

09-06-2012
Samala Dancers at Solvang (Spanish)

09-06-2012
Samala Dancers at Solvang

08-31-2012
Free Computer Classes

08-31-2012
Reptile Family

08-31-2012
Literacy Tutor

08-15-2012
Sandcastle Music

08-03-2012
Facebook for Beginners

07-11-2012
Free Computer Classes

07-03-2012
SRP in Full Swing

06-29-2012
Mayor to Cut Ribbon

06-27-2012
Central Library Monday Celebration

06-21-2012
Free Display Space

06-21-2012
Comedy Juggler

06-20-2012
Monday Hours Restored

06-15-2012
Teen Book Bingo

06-14-2012
Literary Games

06-14-2012
Magician

06-09-2012
Zoo to You

06-09-2012
Swazzle Puppets

06-09-2012
Bubblemania!

05-31-2012
Rose Wreath Crafting Program

05-31-2012
Teen Henna Workshop

05-30-2012
Summer Reading Program

05-26-2012
Women's Fund Gift

05-30-2012
Martial Arts Demo

05-31-2012
Noche de la Familia

05-31-2012
Family Night

05-03-2012
Dreamcatcher Workshop

05-03-2012
Aesop's Fables

05-03-2012
Caterpillar Puppets

04-14-2012
El día de los niños/El día de los libros

04-14-2012
Goleta Library Family Place Grant

04-13-2012
"Bag It" Film at Santa Barbara Libraries

03-21-2012
Recycling and Plastic Bags

03-20-2012
Global Warming Lecture

03-18-2012
Felted Bead Jewelry at Goleta Library

03-18-2012
Teen Jewelry Program at Goleta Library

03-15-2012
Nature Programs at Solvang Library

03-14-2012
Special Storytimes

03-14-2012
Free Grant Writing Class

03-13-2012
Theatre Book Club

03-10-2012
Free Computer Classes

03-09-2012
Facebook for Beginners

03-01-2012
Green @ Your Library

02-21-2012
Seuss's Birthday

02-18-2012
Green @ Your Library

02-17-2012
Story Theater

02-16-2012
Eastside Library to Open on Mondays

02-13-2012
Solar System Night

01-18-2012
Digital Bookmobile

01-07-2012
SB Reads: Moby-Duck

01-5-2012
Minute to WIn It

01-5-2012
Learn the Art of Book Folding

12-17-2011
Present from the Santa Barbara Public Library

12-16-2011
Carpinteria Library to Open on Mondays

12-8-2011
Free Research
Training for Grant Seekers

Stories and More for Kids
at the Library in December

11-17-2011
Solvang Library Holiday
Book Sale

11-12-2011
Free Research Training
for Grant Seekers

10-15_2011
Special_Book_Sale at
Central_Library

09-23-11
Librarian of Congress
to Speak at Solvang Library

07-16-11_
Plaza_Improvement
Project

07-02-11
Cuts to Databases

06-28-11
New Hours

06-28-11
Holds Fee Increase

06-11-11
Upper Level Closed
for New Carpet, Paint

04-15-11
Computer Coaching
volunteers needed

04-08-11
Dia de los Libros /
Day of the Book Celebration

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