Goleta Valley Library

Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Goleta Valley Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Tuesday, Sep. 1
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
LIVE ONLINE Wiggly Storytime
10:15am
 LIVE ONLINE Wiggly Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 1, 10:15amLIVE ONLINE Wiggly S
Goleta Valley Library
Come wiggle with us during our toddler storytime!Our storyteller will share short stories, songs, dancing and bubbles. Ages 14 months to 3 years.Attend live or view the recording at www.facebook.com/goletavalleylibrary or the Goleta and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries YouTube channel...read more
Check-In & Tech Tutoring
12-2pm
 Check-In & Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Sep. 1, 12-2pm
Goleta Valley Library
The Goleta Valley Library (GVL) wants you to continue to explore, study, and read, while our doors are closed. We know how important it is to stay connected during these isolating times so we are doing as much as we can to continue serving our patrons' needs.Are you looking for more information ...read more
LIVE ONLINE - Tech-Xpert Tuesday
1pm
LIVE ONLINE - Tech-Xpert Tuesday
Tuesday, Sep. 1, 1pmLIVE ONLINE - Tech-X
Buellton Library
Join the Buellton library staff on facebook live as we guide you through the library's e-resources. It's hosted on Facebook live (see below) where we encourage you to ask questions for our tech instructor to answer.No registration is required, but if you would like to receive a reminder then...read more
LIVE ONLINE! Bilingual Storytime - Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe ¡En Vivo!
2pm
LIVE ONLINE! Bilingual Storytime - Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe ¡En Vivo!
Tuesday, Sep. 1, 2pm
Goleta Valley Library
Bring the whole family to enjoy bilingual stories every Tuesday afternoon! Listen to exciting stories in English and Spanish and enjoy fun songs, rhymes, and art activities. Recommended for children 7 and younger.¡Traiga toda la famila para disfrutar de cuentos bilingües cada martes por l...read more
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Wednesday, Sep. 2
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
LIVE ONLINE! Preschool/Wiggly Storytime-Solvang
10:30 am - 11:00 am
LIVE ONLINE! Preschool/Wiggly Storytime-Solvang
Wednesday, Sep. 2, 10:30 am - 11:00 amLIVE ONLINE!  Presch
Solvang Library
Join Solvang Library staff online for songs, stories, and...Mr. Zack's feltboards! No registration necessary, attend at https://www.facebook.com/solvanglibrary/
LIVE ONLINE Pajama Storytime
7pm
 LIVE ONLINE Pajama Storytime
Wednesday, Sep. 2, 7pm
Goleta Valley Library
Bring your stuffed animal and favorite blanket -- it’s time for a bedtime story! We will say goodnight with a cozy reading and some favorite songs in this entertaining storytime for children ages 7 and under.
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Thursday, Sep. 3
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
LIVE ONLINE Baby & Toddler Time
11:15am
 LIVE ONLINE Baby & Toddler Time
Thursday, Sep. 3, 11:15amLIVE ONLINE Baby & T
Goleta Valley Library
Calling all Babies and Toddlers! Please join us for our new online Baby & Toddler Time. This program will combine all the fun of “Baby & Me” with lots of fun for Toddlers, too: dancing, songs, a short story and bounces! Ages 0-3 years.Attend live or view the recording at www.face...read more
Check-In & Tech Tutoring
12-2pm
 Check-In & Tech Tutoring
Thursday, Sep. 3, 12-2pm
Goleta Valley Library
The Goleta Valley Library (GVL) wants you to continue to explore, study, and read, while our doors are closed. We know how important it is to stay connected during these isolating times so we are doing as much as we can to continue serving our patrons' needs.Are you looking for more information ...read more
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Friday, Sep. 4
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
LIVE ONLINE! - Wiggly Storytime
11am-11:30am
 LIVE ONLINE! - Wiggly Storytime
Friday, Sep. 4, 11am-11:30amLIVE ONLINE! - Wiggl
Buellton Library
Join Miss Hilary from the Buellton Library where we will sing, dance and have fun! Best for ages 5 and under.Register for the link to login via Go To Meeting. All library events are free and open to the public.
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Saturday, Sep. 5
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Sunday, Sep. 6
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
Library Closed
 Library Closed
Sunday, Sep. 6
Goleta Valley Library
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Monday, Sep. 7
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
Library Closed - Labor Day
 Library Closed - Labor Day
Monday, Sep. 7,
Goleta Valley Library
The Goleta Valley Library is closed in observance of Labor Day.
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Tuesday, Sep. 8
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
LIVE ONLINE Wiggly Storytime
10:15am
 LIVE ONLINE Wiggly Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 8, 10:15amLIVE ONLINE Wiggly S
Goleta Valley Library
Come wiggle with us during our toddler storytime!Our storyteller will share short stories, songs, dancing and bubbles. Ages 14 months to 3 years.Attend live or view the recording at www.facebook.com/goletavalleylibrary or the Goleta and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries YouTube channel...read more
Check-In & Tech Tutoring
12-2pm
 Check-In & Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Sep. 8, 12-2pm
Goleta Valley Library
The Goleta Valley Library (GVL) wants you to continue to explore, study, and read, while our doors are closed. We know how important it is to stay connected during these isolating times so we are doing as much as we can to continue serving our patrons' needs.Are you looking for more information ...read more
LIVE ONLINE - Tech-Xpert Tuesday
1pm
LIVE ONLINE - Tech-Xpert Tuesday
Tuesday, Sep. 8, 1pmLIVE ONLINE - Tech-X
Buellton Library
Join the Buellton library staff on facebook live as we guide you through the library's e-resources. It's hosted on Facebook live (see below) where we encourage you to ask questions for our tech instructor to answer.No registration is required, but if you would like to receive a reminder then...read more
LIVE ONLINE! Bilingual Storytime - Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe ¡En Vivo!
2pm
LIVE ONLINE! Bilingual Storytime - Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe ¡En Vivo!
Tuesday, Sep. 8, 2pm
Goleta Valley Library
Bring the whole family to enjoy bilingual stories every Tuesday afternoon! Listen to exciting stories in English and Spanish and enjoy fun songs, rhymes, and art activities. Recommended for children 7 and younger.¡Traiga toda la famila para disfrutar de cuentos bilingües cada martes por l...read more
LIVE ONLINE! B.Y.O. (Bring Your Own) Book Club - Solvang Library
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
LIVE ONLINE! B.Y.O. (Bring Your Own) Book Club - Solvang Library
Tuesday, Sep. 8, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmLIVE ONLINE!   B.Y.O
Solvang Library
The October 13th meeting will be held online via GoToMeeting.   Please REGISTER to receive the  link to join the meeting.Meet up online with Solvang Library staff on the Second Tuesday of each month; share what you’ve been reading with other readers and hear about their recent f...read more

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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Wednesday, Sep. 9
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
LIVE ONLINE! Preschool/Wiggly Storytime-Solvang
10:30 am - 11:00 am
LIVE ONLINE! Preschool/Wiggly Storytime-Solvang
Wednesday, Sep. 9, 10:30 am - 11:00 amLIVE ONLINE!  Presch
Solvang Library
Join Solvang Library staff online for songs, stories, and...Mr. Zack's feltboards! No registration necessary, attend at https://www.facebook.com/solvanglibrary/
LIVE ONLINE Pajama Storytime
7pm
 LIVE ONLINE Pajama Storytime
Wednesday, Sep. 9, 7pm
Goleta Valley Library
Bring your stuffed animal and favorite blanket -- it’s time for a bedtime story! We will say goodnight with a cozy reading and some favorite songs in this entertaining storytime for children ages 7 and under.
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Thursday, Sep. 10
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
LIVE ONLINE Baby & Toddler Time
11:15am
 LIVE ONLINE Baby & Toddler Time
Thursday, Sep. 10, 11:15amLIVE ONLINE Baby & T
Goleta Valley Library
Calling all Babies and Toddlers! Please join us for our new online Baby & Toddler Time. This program will combine all the fun of “Baby & Me” with lots of fun for Toddlers, too: dancing, songs, a short story and bounces! Ages 0-3 years.Attend live or view the recording at www.face...read more
Check-In & Tech Tutoring
12-2pm
 Check-In & Tech Tutoring
Thursday, Sep. 10, 12-2pm
Goleta Valley Library
The Goleta Valley Library (GVL) wants you to continue to explore, study, and read, while our doors are closed. We know how important it is to stay connected during these isolating times so we are doing as much as we can to continue serving our patrons' needs.Are you looking for more information ...read more
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Friday, Sep. 11
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
LIVE ONLINE! - Wiggly Storytime
11am-11:30am
 LIVE ONLINE! - Wiggly Storytime
Friday, Sep. 11, 11am-11:30amLIVE ONLINE! - Wiggl
Buellton Library
Join Miss Hilary from the Buellton Library where we will sing, dance and have fun! Best for ages 5 and under.Register for the link to login via Go To Meeting. All library events are free and open to the public.
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Saturday, Sep. 12
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
LIVE ONLINE: Roll Quest!
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
 LIVE ONLINE: Roll Quest!
Saturday, Sep. 12, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Solvang Library
A new roleplaying club for teens 13-17, offered online  Solvang Library Beta adventure- September 12, 19, and 26Roleplaying gamers! The Solvang Library is establishing a weekly online adventure for teens and we're looking for six beta testers to help us work out the best format fo...read more
LIVE ONLINE Strays Author Visit with Britt Collins
12pm
LIVE ONLINE Strays Author Visit with Britt Collins
Saturday, Sep. 12, 12pm
Goleta Valley Library
Join us for a virtual visit from Strays author herself, Britt Collins! Enjoy this special presentation on the true story behind Strays and the important messages that she hopes readers will take away from the book. Q&A session to follow. Tune in for the live stream at though Facebook and Yo...read more
LIVE ONLINE - Writers’ Workshop
12:30-2pm PST
LIVE ONLINE - Writers’ Workshop
Saturday, Sep. 12, 12:30-2pm PSTLIVE ONLINE - Writer
Buellton Library
Buellton Library Writers' WorkshopSuspension of DisbeliefSaturday, September 12, 12:30-2:00pm PSTJoin a conversation with author Stephen Graham Jones and Buellton Library staff Craig Clevenger about readers accepting the impossible in fiction.Please join from your computer, tablet or smartphone....read more
LIVE ONLINE! Investors’ Roundtable
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
LIVE ONLINE! Investors’ Roundtable
Saturday, Sep. 12, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmLIVE ONLINE!  Invest
Solvang Library
Helping individual investors since 1995, the Investors’ Roundtable welcomes both novice and veteran investors to informal presentations and discussions.   The group meets online via GoToMeeting- see link below.
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Sunday, Sep. 13
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
Library Closed
 Library Closed
Sunday, Sep. 13
Goleta Valley Library
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Monday, Sep. 14
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, Sep. 14
Goleta Valley Library
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Tuesday, Sep. 15
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
LIVE ONLINE Wiggly Storytime
10:15am
 LIVE ONLINE Wiggly Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 15, 10:15amLIVE ONLINE Wiggly S
Goleta Valley Library
Come wiggle with us during our toddler storytime!Our storyteller will share short stories, songs, dancing and bubbles. Ages 14 months to 3 years.Attend live or view the recording at www.facebook.com/goletavalleylibrary or the Goleta and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries YouTube channel...read more
Check-In & Tech Tutoring
12-2pm
 Check-In & Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Sep. 15, 12-2pm
Goleta Valley Library
The Goleta Valley Library (GVL) wants you to continue to explore, study, and read, while our doors are closed. We know how important it is to stay connected during these isolating times so we are doing as much as we can to continue serving our patrons' needs.Are you looking for more information ...read more
LIVE ONLINE - Tech-Xpert Tuesday
1pm
LIVE ONLINE - Tech-Xpert Tuesday
Tuesday, Sep. 15, 1pmLIVE ONLINE - Tech-X
Buellton Library
Join the Buellton library staff on facebook live as we guide you through the library's e-resources. It's hosted on Facebook live (see below) where we encourage you to ask questions for our tech instructor to answer.No registration is required, but if you would like to receive a reminder then...read more
LIVE ONLINE! Bilingual Storytime - Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe ¡En Vivo!
2pm
LIVE ONLINE! Bilingual Storytime - Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe ¡En Vivo!
Tuesday, Sep. 15, 2pm
Goleta Valley Library
Bring the whole family to enjoy bilingual stories every Tuesday afternoon! Listen to exciting stories in English and Spanish and enjoy fun songs, rhymes, and art activities. Recommended for children 7 and younger.¡Traiga toda la famila para disfrutar de cuentos bilingües cada martes por l...read more
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Wednesday, Sep. 16
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
LIVE ONLINE! Preschool/Wiggly Storytime-Solvang
10:30 am - 11:00 am
LIVE ONLINE! Preschool/Wiggly Storytime-Solvang
Wednesday, Sep. 16, 10:30 am - 11:00 amLIVE ONLINE!  Presch
Solvang Library
Join Solvang Library staff online for songs, stories, and...Mr. Zack's feltboards! No registration necessary, attend at https://www.facebook.com/solvanglibrary/
LIVE ONLINE: End of Summer Paper Banner Craft Workshop
3:00-3:45pm
LIVE ONLINE: End of Summer Paper Banner Craft Workshop
Wednesday, Sep. 16, 3:00-3:45pm
Goleta Valley Library
Make a paper banner for the background of your next zoom chat or just to add a bit of cheer to your home. Use supplies and patterns from around your home or get the supplies at the Goleta Valley Library.

or call 805-964-7878.
LIVE ONLINE Pajama Storytime
7pm
 LIVE ONLINE Pajama Storytime
Wednesday, Sep. 16, 7pm
Goleta Valley Library
Bring your stuffed animal and favorite blanket -- it’s time for a bedtime story! We will say goodnight with a cozy reading and some favorite songs in this entertaining storytime for children ages 7 and under.
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Thursday, Sep. 17
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
LIVE ONLINE Baby & Toddler Time
11:15am
 LIVE ONLINE Baby & Toddler Time
Thursday, Sep. 17, 11:15amLIVE ONLINE Baby & T
Goleta Valley Library
Calling all Babies and Toddlers! Please join us for our new online Baby & Toddler Time. This program will combine all the fun of “Baby & Me” with lots of fun for Toddlers, too: dancing, songs, a short story and bounces! Ages 0-3 years.Attend live or view the recording at www.face...read more
Check-In & Tech Tutoring
12-2pm
 Check-In & Tech Tutoring
Thursday, Sep. 17, 12-2pm
Goleta Valley Library
The Goleta Valley Library (GVL) wants you to continue to explore, study, and read, while our doors are closed. We know how important it is to stay connected during these isolating times so we are doing as much as we can to continue serving our patrons' needs.Are you looking for more information ...read more
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Friday, Sep. 18
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
LIVE ONLINE! - Wiggly Storytime
11am-11:30am
 LIVE ONLINE! - Wiggly Storytime
Friday, Sep. 18, 11am-11:30amLIVE ONLINE! - Wiggl
Buellton Library
Join Miss Hilary from the Buellton Library where we will sing, dance and have fun! Best for ages 5 and under.Register for the link to login via Go To Meeting. All library events are free and open to the public.
LIVE ONLINE - Buellton Bookworms
1-2:30pm
LIVE ONLINE - Buellton Bookworms
Friday, Sep. 18, 1-2:30pmLIVE ONLINE - Buellt
Buellton Library
Join us this month for another fun filled virtual discussion on The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers.Call the library to reserve a copy or request one online at Blackgold.orgRegistration is suggested but not required. To join the link for the book club please login by clicking on the lin...read more
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Saturday, Sep. 19
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
LIVE ONLINE: Roll Quest!
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
 LIVE ONLINE: Roll Quest!
Saturday, Sep. 19, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Solvang Library
A new roleplaying club for teens 13-17, offered online  Solvang Library Beta adventure- September 12, 19, and 26Roleplaying gamers! The Solvang Library is establishing a weekly online adventure for teens and we're looking for six beta testers to help us work out the best format fo...read more
LIVE ONLINE - Blackout Poetry
2pm
 LIVE ONLINE - Blackout Poetry
Saturday, Sep. 19, 2pmLIVE ONLINE - Blacko
Buellton Library
Bring a page of a old book, a marker and some imagination to make "blackout poetry" with the Buellton Library on Facebook Live.No registration is required, just log on to the facebook page @buelltonlibraries at 2pm.
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Sunday, Sep. 20
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
Library Closed
 Library Closed
Sunday, Sep. 20
Goleta Valley Library
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Monday, Sep. 21
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, Sep. 21
Goleta Valley Library
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Tuesday, Sep. 22
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
LIVE ONLINE Wiggly Storytime
10:15am
 LIVE ONLINE Wiggly Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 22, 10:15amLIVE ONLINE Wiggly S
Goleta Valley Library
Come wiggle with us during our toddler storytime!Our storyteller will share short stories, songs, dancing and bubbles. Ages 14 months to 3 years.Attend live or view the recording at www.facebook.com/goletavalleylibrary or the Goleta and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries YouTube channel...read more
CANCELED: Check-In and Tech Tutoring
12-2pm
CANCELED: Check-In and Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Sep. 22, 12-2pm
Goleta Valley Library
The Goleta Valley Library (GVL) wants you to continue to explore, study, and read, while our doors are closed. We know how important it is to stay connected during these isolating times so we are doing as much as we can to continue serving our patrons' needs.Are you looking for more information ...read more
LIVE ONLINE - Tech-Xpert Tuesday
1pm
LIVE ONLINE - Tech-Xpert Tuesday
Tuesday, Sep. 22, 1pmLIVE ONLINE - Tech-X
Buellton Library
Join the Buellton library staff on facebook live as we guide you through the library's e-resources. It's hosted on Facebook live (see below) where we encourage you to ask questions for our tech instructor to answer.No registration is required, but if you would like to receive a reminder then...read more
CANCELED: LIVE ONLINE Bilingual Storytime - Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe ¡En Vivo!
2pm
CANCELED: LIVE ONLINE Bilingual Storytime - Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe ¡En Vivo!
Tuesday, Sep. 22, 2pm
Goleta Valley Library
Bring the whole family to enjoy bilingual stories every Tuesday afternoon! Listen to exciting stories in English and Spanish and enjoy fun songs, rhymes, and art activities. Recommended for children 7 and younger.¡Traiga toda la famila para disfrutar de cuentos bilingües cada martes por l...read more
LIVE ONLINE Mystery Book Club: A Quiet Place
5pm
LIVE ONLINE Mystery Book Club: A Quiet Place
Tuesday, Sep. 22, 5pm
Goleta Valley Library
Mystery Book Club: A Quiet Place (2016) by Seicho Matsumoto.To receive an invitation to this meeting please email Brent: bfield@cityofgoleta.orgWhile on a business trip to Kobe, Tsuneo Asai receives the news that his wife Eiko has died of a heart attack. Eiko had a heart condition so the news of her...read more
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Wednesday, Sep. 23
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
LIVE ONLINE: Music with Miss Diane! - Solvang Library
10:30 am - 11:30 am
LIVE ONLINE: Music with Miss Diane! - Solvang Library
Wednesday, Sep. 23, 10:30 am - 11:30 amLIVE ONLINE: Music w
Solvang Library
Music participation for you and your baby/toddler/preschooler.  Diane Byington of Solvang Conservatory shares songs, instrument play, rhythm chants and movement in a relaxed, playful setting.Attend live at www.Facebook.com/Solvanglibrary
LIVE ONLINE Pajama Storytime
7pm
 LIVE ONLINE Pajama Storytime
Wednesday, Sep. 23, 7pm
Goleta Valley Library
Bring your stuffed animal and favorite blanket -- it’s time for a bedtime story! We will say goodnight with a cozy reading and some favorite songs in this entertaining storytime for children ages 7 and under.
24
Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Thursday, Sep. 24
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
LIVE ONLINE Baby & Toddler Time
11:15am
 LIVE ONLINE Baby & Toddler Time
Thursday, Sep. 24, 11:15amLIVE ONLINE Baby & T
Goleta Valley Library
Calling all Babies and Toddlers! Please join us for our new online Baby & Toddler Time. This program will combine all the fun of “Baby & Me” with lots of fun for Toddlers, too: dancing, songs, a short story and bounces! Ages 0-3 years.Attend live or view the recording at www.face...read more
Check-In & Tech Tutoring
12-2pm
 Check-In & Tech Tutoring
Thursday, Sep. 24, 12-2pm
Goleta Valley Library
The Goleta Valley Library (GVL) wants you to continue to explore, study, and read, while our doors are closed. We know how important it is to stay connected during these isolating times so we are doing as much as we can to continue serving our patrons' needs.Are you looking for more information ...read more
LIVE ONLINE: James Lawrence Powell - Deadly Voyager
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
LIVE ONLINE: James Lawrence Powell - Deadly Voyager
Thursday, Sep. 24, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmLIVE ONLINE: James L
Solvang Library
Author James Lawrence Powell will discuss his latest book, DeadlyVoyager: the Ancient Comet Strike that changed Earth and Human History, published in April 2020.The event will be streamed live on the Goleta and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries Youtube Channel, and on the Solvang Library Facebook pag...read more
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Friday, Sep. 25
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
Ghost Story Challenge 2020 - Solvang Library
Ghost Story Challenge 2020 - Solvang Library
Friday, Sep. 25Ghost Story Challeng
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its third annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young writers 6th-12th grades.  ...read more
LIVE ONLINE! - Wiggly Storytime
11am-11:30am
 LIVE ONLINE! - Wiggly Storytime
Friday, Sep. 25, 11am-11:30amLIVE ONLINE! - Wiggl
Buellton Library
Join Miss Hilary from the Buellton Library where we will sing, dance and have fun! Best for ages 5 and under.Register for the link to login via Go To Meeting. All library events are free and open to the public.
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Saturday, Sep. 26
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
Ghost Story Challenge 2020 - Solvang Library
Ghost Story Challenge 2020 - Solvang Library
Saturday, Sep. 26Ghost Story Challeng
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its third annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young writers 6th-12th grades.  ...read more
LIVE ONLINE: Roll Quest!
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
 LIVE ONLINE: Roll Quest!
Saturday, Sep. 26, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Solvang Library
A new roleplaying club for teens 13-17, offered online  Solvang Library Beta adventure- September 12, 19, and 26Roleplaying gamers! The Solvang Library is establishing a weekly online adventure for teens and we're looking for six beta testers to help us work out the best format fo...read more
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Sunday, Sep. 27
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
Library Closed
 Library Closed
Sunday, Sep. 27
Goleta Valley Library
Ghost Story Challenge 2020 - Solvang Library
Ghost Story Challenge 2020 - Solvang Library
Sunday, Sep. 27Ghost Story Challeng
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its third annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young writers 6th-12th grades.  ...read more
LIVE ONLINE Friends of the Library Lecture Series - Strange Views of Space and Time: From Einstein to String Theory
2pm
LIVE ONLINE Friends of the Library Lecture Series - Strange Views of Space and Time: From Einstein to String Theory
Sunday, Sep. 27, 2pmLIVE ONLINE Friends
Goleta Valley Library
A hundred years ago, Einstein's discovery of his special and general theories of relativity revolutionized our understanding of space and time. We have recently undergone another dramatic change in our understanding of these fundamental concepts due to advances in string theory. Professor Horowi...read more
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Monday, Sep. 28
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, Sep. 28
Goleta Valley Library
Ghost Story Challenge 2020 - Solvang Library
Ghost Story Challenge 2020 - Solvang Library
Monday, Sep. 28Ghost Story Challeng
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its third annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young writers 6th-12th grades.  ...read more
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Tuesday, Sep. 29
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
Ghost Story Challenge 2020 - Solvang Library
Ghost Story Challenge 2020 - Solvang Library
Tuesday, Sep. 29Ghost Story Challeng
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its third annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young writers 6th-12th grades.  ...read more
LIVE ONLINE Wiggly Storytime
10:15am
 LIVE ONLINE Wiggly Storytime
Tuesday, Sep. 29, 10:15amLIVE ONLINE Wiggly S
Goleta Valley Library
Come wiggle with us during our toddler storytime!Our storyteller will share short stories, songs, dancing and bubbles. Ages 14 months to 3 years.Attend live or view the recording at www.facebook.com/goletavalleylibrary or the Goleta and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries YouTube channel...read more
Check-In & Tech Tutoring
12-2pm
 Check-In & Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Sep. 29, 12-2pm
Goleta Valley Library
The Goleta Valley Library (GVL) wants you to continue to explore, study, and read, while our doors are closed. We know how important it is to stay connected during these isolating times so we are doing as much as we can to continue serving our patrons' needs.Are you looking for more information ...read more
LIVE ONLINE - Tech-Xpert Tuesday
1pm
LIVE ONLINE - Tech-Xpert Tuesday
Tuesday, Sep. 29, 1pmLIVE ONLINE - Tech-X
Buellton Library
Join the Buellton library staff on facebook live as we guide you through the library's e-resources. It's hosted on Facebook live (see below) where we encourage you to ask questions for our tech instructor to answer.No registration is required, but if you would like to receive a reminder then...read more
LIVE ONLINE! Bilingual Storytime - Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe ¡En Vivo!
2pm
LIVE ONLINE! Bilingual Storytime - Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe ¡En Vivo!
Tuesday, Sep. 29, 2pm
Goleta Valley Library
Bring the whole family to enjoy bilingual stories every Tuesday afternoon! Listen to exciting stories in English and Spanish and enjoy fun songs, rhymes, and art activities. Recommended for children 7 and younger.¡Traiga toda la famila para disfrutar de cuentos bilingües cada martes por l...read more
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Bookmark Contest
 Bookmark Contest
Wednesday, Sep. 30
Goleta Valley Library
Enter the annual Bookmark Contest at the Goleta Valley Library and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries!This year Goleta Valley Library's them is  "Every book is an Adventure..." and the theme for theSanta Ynez Valley Libraries is "A Friend is..."Winners will: Have their bookmark...read more
Ghost Story Challenge 2020 - Solvang Library
Ghost Story Challenge 2020 - Solvang Library
Wednesday, Sep. 30Ghost Story Challeng
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its third annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young writers 6th-12th grades.  ...read more
LIVE ONLINE! Preschool/Wiggly Storytime-Solvang
10:30 am - 11:00 am
LIVE ONLINE! Preschool/Wiggly Storytime-Solvang
Wednesday, Sep. 30, 10:30 am - 11:00 amLIVE ONLINE!  Presch
Solvang Library
Join Solvang Library staff online for songs, stories, and...Mr. Zack's feltboards! No registration necessary, attend at https://www.facebook.com/solvanglibrary/
LIVE ONLINE Teen Graphic Novel Club
4:30-5:30pm
LIVE ONLINE Teen Graphic Novel Club
Wednesday, Sep. 30, 4:30-5:30pmLIVE ONLINE Teen Gra
Goleta Valley Library
Join us for the first official meeting of Goleta Valley Library's Teen Graphic Novel Club!Registration is limited to ages 13-17 only, please. Meetings will be virtual and hosted via GoToMeeting. Everyone who registers for the meeting will receive a link to the meeting and a form to join the...read more

or call 805-964-7878.
LIVE ONLINE Pajama Storytime
7pm
 LIVE ONLINE Pajama Storytime
Wednesday, Sep. 30, 7pm
Goleta Valley Library
Bring your stuffed animal and favorite blanket -- it’s time for a bedtime story! We will say goodnight with a cozy reading and some favorite songs in this entertaining storytime for children ages 7 and under.
   
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