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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Library Closed - New Year’s Day
Library Closed - New Year’s Day
Sunday, Jan. 1,
All Locations
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, Jan. 2
Goleta Valley Library
Buellton Library Book Passport
 Buellton Library Book Passport
Monday, Jan. 2Buellton Library Boo
Buellton Library
In a reading slump? Looking for the next book to surprise you?The Book Passport is filled with 12 prompts to help pick out your next read, whether it's a print book, graphic novel, audio book or whichever format suits you. Make sure to let the staff know what your favorite new genre is and enter...read more
No BookVan Service
 No BookVan Service
Monday, Jan. 2,
Isla Vista Book Van
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Tuesday, Jan. 3Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Buellton Library Book Passport
 Buellton Library Book Passport
Tuesday, Jan. 3Buellton Library Boo
Buellton Library
In a reading slump? Looking for the next book to surprise you?The Book Passport is filled with 12 prompts to help pick out your next read, whether it's a print book, graphic novel, audio book or whichever format suits you. Make sure to let the staff know what your favorite new genre is and enter...read more
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
Tuesday, Jan. 3January Craft Kit at
Buellton Library
Join in the fun with this month's craft kit where you can take home a DIY fortune cookie kit
Dragon Days - Solvang Library
 Dragon Days - Solvang Library
Tuesday, Jan. 3Dragon Days - Solvan
Solvang Library
This January we are celebrating dragons in books! We have activities for all ages, starting with aPaper Dragon take-home Craft, available for pickup all month in our hallway. Guess the number of scales on our Dragon's Egg...get extra Winter Reading Program raffle tickets for reading dragon ...read more
Storytime- Solvang Library
10:30 am
 Storytime- Solvang Library
Tuesday, Jan. 3, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays Wednesdays December January, 10:30am)
Storytime- Solvang L
Solvang Library
Join us indoors for stories, songs and more!  We'll meet in the library, Tuedsay and Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am. Adults may wish to consider wearing masks.

Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
1:15pm-4:30pm
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
Tuesday, Jan. 3, 1:15pm-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center976 Embarcadero del Mar, Goleta CA
Tech Tutoring
2-4pm
 Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2-4pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
Buellton Tech Tutoring
5:30-6:30pm
 Buellton Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Jan. 3, 5:30-6:30pmBuellton Tech Tutori
Buellton Library
Need help with your new laptop? Are you looking for more information about Goleta and Santa Ynez Libraries' online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device? Or various tech needs? Stop by or call the library to make a 20 minute appointment with a in-person tech tut...read more
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Wednesday, Jan. 4Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Buellton Library Book Passport
 Buellton Library Book Passport
Wednesday, Jan. 4Buellton Library Boo
Buellton Library
In a reading slump? Looking for the next book to surprise you?The Book Passport is filled with 12 prompts to help pick out your next read, whether it's a print book, graphic novel, audio book or whichever format suits you. Make sure to let the staff know what your favorite new genre is and enter...read more
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
Wednesday, Jan. 4January Craft Kit at
Buellton Library
Join in the fun with this month's craft kit where you can take home a DIY fortune cookie kit
Dragon Days - Solvang Library
 Dragon Days - Solvang Library
Wednesday, Jan. 4Dragon Days - Solvan
Solvang Library
This January we are celebrating dragons in books! We have activities for all ages, starting with aPaper Dragon take-home Craft, available for pickup all month in our hallway. Guess the number of scales on our Dragon's Egg...get extra Winter Reading Program raffle tickets for reading dragon ...read more
BookVan CANCELED
 BookVan CANCELED
Wednesday, Jan. 4,
Isla Vista Book Van
The BookVan is canceled due to rain.
Storytime- Solvang Library
10:30 am
 Storytime- Solvang Library
Wednesday, Jan. 4, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays Wednesdays December January, 10:30am)
Storytime- Solvang L
Solvang Library
Join us indoors for stories, songs and more!  We'll meet in the library, Tuedsay and Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am. Adults may wish to consider wearing masks.

Wiggly Wednesdays
10:30am
 Wiggly Wednesdays
Wednesday, Jan. 4, 10:30amWiggly Wednesdays
Goleta Valley Library
Join us for Storytime on Wiggly Wednesdays with Miss Nicole!Best for ages 15 months-5 years old. We'll do a short story, songs, a dance party and bubbles.Please join us in the Multipurpose Room!
Goodland Yarn Works
2-4pm
 Goodland Yarn Works
Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2-4pmGoodland Yarn Works
Goleta Valley Library
The Goodland Yarn Works will be having its first meeting Wednesday, October 12th from 2:00-4:00pm at the Goleta Valley Library.  Goodland Yarn Works is a group that knits or crochets hats and blankets for a number of local and national charities.  Feel free to stop by t...read more
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Thursday, Jan. 5Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Dragon Days - Solvang Library
 Dragon Days - Solvang Library
Thursday, Jan. 5Dragon Days - Solvan
Solvang Library
This January we are celebrating dragons in books! We have activities for all ages, starting with aPaper Dragon take-home Craft, available for pickup all month in our hallway. Guess the number of scales on our Dragon's Egg...get extra Winter Reading Program raffle tickets for reading dragon ...read more
BookVan CANCELED
 BookVan CANCELED
Thursday, Jan. 5,
Isla Vista Book Van
The BookVan is Canceled due to rain.
Senior Happy Hour! Kindness Rocks Project
2-3:30pm
Senior Happy Hour! Kindness Rocks Project
Thursday, Jan. 5, 2-3:30pmSenior Happy Hour! K
Goleta Valley Library
We are having Senior Happy Hour the first Thursday of the month.This month we are doing "Kindness Rocks Project."Have fun and get creative! All supplies provided. All ages welcome.  
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Friday, Jan. 6Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Buellton Library Book Passport
 Buellton Library Book Passport
Friday, Jan. 6Buellton Library Boo
Buellton Library
In a reading slump? Looking for the next book to surprise you?The Book Passport is filled with 12 prompts to help pick out your next read, whether it's a print book, graphic novel, audio book or whichever format suits you. Make sure to let the staff know what your favorite new genre is and enter...read more
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
Friday, Jan. 6January Craft Kit at
Buellton Library
Join in the fun with this month's craft kit where you can take home a DIY fortune cookie kit
Dragon Days - Solvang Library
 Dragon Days - Solvang Library
Friday, Jan. 6Dragon Days - Solvan
Solvang Library
This January we are celebrating dragons in books! We have activities for all ages, starting with aPaper Dragon take-home Craft, available for pickup all month in our hallway. Guess the number of scales on our Dragon's Egg...get extra Winter Reading Program raffle tickets for reading dragon ...read more
Baby & Me Storytime
10:30am
 Baby & Me Storytime
Friday, Jan. 6, 10:30amBaby & Me Storytime
Goleta Valley Library
Join us for a relaxed storytime with happy songs, lap bounces, a short story, fun bubbles, and parachute play. This calm program has a focus on bonding with your child and building community. Ages 0-12 months / pre-walkers. 
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Friendship Manor
1-2:30pm
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Friendship Manor
Friday, Jan. 6, 1-2:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Friendship Manor6647 El Colegio Rd.Goleta, CA 93117
Vision Board Workshop
3:30-5pm
 Vision Board Workshop
Friday, Jan. 6, 3:30-5pmVision Board Worksho
Goleta Valley Library
Vision Board Workshop!Start your New Year with a plan.Shift your mindset, get motivated and get clear on your goals in this fun and creative workshop.
Tech Tutoring
3:30-5:30pm
 Tech Tutoring
Friday, Jan. 6, 3:30-5:30pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Studio Plaza Apts.
3-4:30pm
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Studio Plaza Apts.
Friday, Jan. 6, 3-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Studio Plaza Apartments785 Camino Del SurGoleta, CA 93117
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Saturday, Jan. 7Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Buellton Library Book Passport
 Buellton Library Book Passport
Saturday, Jan. 7Buellton Library Boo
Buellton Library
In a reading slump? Looking for the next book to surprise you?The Book Passport is filled with 12 prompts to help pick out your next read, whether it's a print book, graphic novel, audio book or whichever format suits you. Make sure to let the staff know what your favorite new genre is and enter...read more
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
Saturday, Jan. 7January Craft Kit at
Buellton Library
Join in the fun with this month's craft kit where you can take home a DIY fortune cookie kit
Dragon Days - Solvang Library
 Dragon Days - Solvang Library
Saturday, Jan. 7Dragon Days - Solvan
Solvang Library
This January we are celebrating dragons in books! We have activities for all ages, starting with aPaper Dragon take-home Craft, available for pickup all month in our hallway. Guess the number of scales on our Dragon's Egg...get extra Winter Reading Program raffle tickets for reading dragon ...read more
Tech Tutoring
10am-2pm
 Tech Tutoring
Saturday, Jan. 7, 10am-2pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
LIVE ONLINE: Author Talk with Namina Forna
11:00am PST
LIVE ONLINE: Author Talk with Namina Forna
Saturday, Jan. 7, 11:00am PSTLIVE ONLINE: Author
Virtual
Join us for an action-packed online conversation with New York Times bestselling author of The Gilded Ones Series in a discussion about her second installment in the series, The Merciless Ones. In Forna’s first New York Times Bestselling book, The G...read more
GVL Writers’ Workshop
12:30pm
 GVL Writers’ Workshop
Saturday, Jan. 7, 12:30pmGVL Writers’ W
Goleta Valley Library
The GVL Writers' Workshop is open to adults and teens who write in any genre, fiction or non-fiction. The workshop meets on the first Saturday of each month to share work, exchange feedback, offer mutual support and discuss the tools of the trade. 
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Sunday, Jan. 8Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Tech Tutoring
1-3pm
 Tech Tutoring
Sunday, Jan. 8, 1-3pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
Free Ice Skating Admission at Ice in Paradise with Your Library Card!
1:30-4:30pm & 7-9pm
Free Ice Skating Admission at Ice in Paradise with Your Library Card!
Sunday, Jan. 8, 1:30-4:30pm & 7-9pmFree Ice Skating Adm
Goleta Valley Library
Present your Goleta Valley Library or Santa Ynez Valley Libraries card at Ice in Paradise to receive free skating admission on the first Sunday of every month in 2023! Skate rentals not included. One library card per skater required. Ages 3+. Located at 6985 Santa Felicia Dr, Goleta, CA 93117.F...read more
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, Jan. 9
Goleta Valley Library
Buellton Library Book Passport
 Buellton Library Book Passport
Monday, Jan. 9Buellton Library Boo
Buellton Library
In a reading slump? Looking for the next book to surprise you?The Book Passport is filled with 12 prompts to help pick out your next read, whether it's a print book, graphic novel, audio book or whichever format suits you. Make sure to let the staff know what your favorite new genre is and enter...read more
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
Monday, Jan. 9January Craft Kit at
Buellton Library
Join in the fun with this month's craft kit where you can take home a DIY fortune cookie kit
Book Van Canceled
11:30-4:30
 Book Van Canceled
Monday, Jan. 9, 11:30-4:30
Isla Vista Book Van
IVCSD Book Van stop canecled for today due to rain.
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All Libraries Closed / All Programming Canceled Today
All Libraries Closed / All Programming Canceled Today
Tuesday, Jan. 10,
All Locations
To help keep the roads clear and for the safety of the public and library staff, the Goleta and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries will be closed Tuesday, January 10th. The libraries were already scheduled to be closed on Wednesday, January 11th for training and will re-open on Thursday, January 12th ...read more
Storytime- Solvang Library
10:30 am
 Storytime- Solvang Library
Tuesday, Jan. 10, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays Wednesdays December January, 10:30am)
Storytime- Solvang L
Solvang Library
Join us indoors for stories, songs and more!  We'll meet in the library, Tuedsay and Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am. Adults may wish to consider wearing masks.

Book Van Canceled
10-11:30
 Book Van Canceled
Tuesday, Jan. 10, 10-11:30
Isla Vista Book Van
The Book Van early childhood Campus Point stop, has been canceled.
Book Van Canceled
1-4:30
 Book Van Canceled
Tuesday, Jan. 10, 1-4:30
Isla Vista Book Van
The IVCSDCC Book Van stop has been canceled.
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Library Closed - Staff Training
 Library Closed - Staff Training
Wednesday, Jan. 11,
Goleta Valley Library
Dragon Days - Solvang Library
 Dragon Days - Solvang Library
Wednesday, Jan. 11Dragon Days - Solvan
Solvang Library
This January we are celebrating dragons in books! We have activities for all ages, starting with aPaper Dragon take-home Craft, available for pickup all month in our hallway. Guess the number of scales on our Dragon's Egg...get extra Winter Reading Program raffle tickets for reading dragon ...read more
No BookVan Service
 No BookVan Service
Wednesday, Jan. 11,
Isla Vista Book Van
Storytime- Solvang Library
10:30 am
 Storytime- Solvang Library
Wednesday, Jan. 11, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays Wednesdays December January, 10:30am)
Storytime- Solvang L
Solvang Library
Join us indoors for stories, songs and more!  We'll meet in the library, Tuedsay and Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am. Adults may wish to consider wearing masks.

Online Book Club for Kids: The Hobbit - Solvang Library
4:30 pm
Online Book Club for Kids: The Hobbit - Solvang Library
Wednesday, Jan. 11, 4:30 pm
(Wednesdays, January 11 & 25, 4:30 pm)
Online Book Club for
Solvang Library
For readers 8-11 years old.  Join us to explore some great books! The group meets online twice this month:Wednesday January 11, 4:30 pm and  Wednesday January 25, 4:30 pmPlease REGISTER to receive the link for the online meetings--the first 10 readers to register receive a f...read more

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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Thursday, Jan. 12Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Dragon Days - Solvang Library
 Dragon Days - Solvang Library
Thursday, Jan. 12Dragon Days - Solvan
Solvang Library
This January we are celebrating dragons in books! We have activities for all ages, starting with aPaper Dragon take-home Craft, available for pickup all month in our hallway. Guess the number of scales on our Dragon's Egg...get extra Winter Reading Program raffle tickets for reading dragon ...read more
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Perfect Park
11:15am-12:45pm
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Perfect Park
Thursday, Jan. 12, 11:15am-12:45pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Perfect ParkAcross from the Loop Apartments:6533 Trigo Rd.Isla Vista, CA 93117
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Sea Lookout Park
1:45-2:45pm
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Sea Lookout Park
Thursday, Jan. 12, 1:45-2:45pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Sea Lookout Park6787 Del Playa Dr.Isla Vista, CA 93117
Homework Help
4:00-6:00pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Jan. 12, 4:00-6:00pmHomework Help
Goleta Valley Library
Kindergarten - 6th grade students can receive free, one-on-one help with their homework after school at the library. Tutoring is provided on a drop-in basis, no appointment needed. Our volunteer tutors are excited to help our local students reach their academic goals this school year! 
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- West Campus Playground
3-4:30pm
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- West Campus Playground
Thursday, Jan. 12, 3-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
West Campus Playground555 Storke Rd.Goleta, CA 93117
Afterschool Dragon Stories - Solvang Library
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Afterschool Dragon Stories - Solvang Library
Thursday, Jan. 12, 4:00 pm - 4:45 pmAfterschool Dragon S
Solvang Library
A read-aloud booktalk all about great chapter books for children with dragons in them!  We'll read excerpts from our favorites, and talk about YOUR favorites!  Bring a book to share if you would like- or just come to listen!Please sign up so we have enough snacks!
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Friday, Jan. 13Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Buellton Library Book Passport
 Buellton Library Book Passport
Friday, Jan. 13Buellton Library Boo
Buellton Library
In a reading slump? Looking for the next book to surprise you?The Book Passport is filled with 12 prompts to help pick out your next read, whether it's a print book, graphic novel, audio book or whichever format suits you. Make sure to let the staff know what your favorite new genre is and enter...read more
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
Friday, Jan. 13January Craft Kit at
Buellton Library
Join in the fun with this month's craft kit where you can take home a DIY fortune cookie kit
Dragon Days - Solvang Library
 Dragon Days - Solvang Library
Friday, Jan. 13Dragon Days - Solvan
Solvang Library
This January we are celebrating dragons in books! We have activities for all ages, starting with aPaper Dragon take-home Craft, available for pickup all month in our hallway. Guess the number of scales on our Dragon's Egg...get extra Winter Reading Program raffle tickets for reading dragon ...read more
Isla Vista BookVan CANCELED
 Isla Vista BookVan CANCELED
Friday, Jan. 13,
Isla Vista Book Van
The Isla Vista BookVan is canceled this afternoon at 2:15pm due to rain.
Baby & Me Storytime
10:30am
 Baby & Me Storytime
Friday, Jan. 13, 10:30amBaby & Me Storytime
Goleta Valley Library
Join us for a relaxed storytime with happy songs, lap bounces, a short story, fun bubbles, and parachute play. This calm program has a focus on bonding with your child and building community. Ages 0-12 months / pre-walkers. 
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Isla Vista Elementary School
1-2:15pm
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Isla Vista Elementary School
Friday, Jan. 13, 1-2:15pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Elementary School6875 El Colegio Rd.Goleta, CA 93117
Tech Tutoring
3:30-5:30pm
 Tech Tutoring
Friday, Jan. 13, 3:30-5:30pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Saturday, Jan. 14Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Rain Closure- Los Olivos and Santa Ynez Libraries
Rain Closure- Los Olivos and Santa Ynez Libraries
Saturday, Jan. 14, Rain Closure- Los Ol
All Locations
Due to heavy rain forcast, these small branches will be closed on Saturday January 14, and will be open as usual the following weekend.  Regular hours are:  Los Olivos 10 am - 1 pm Saturdays,  Santa Ynez 1 pm - 4 pm Saturdays.
Buellton Library Book Passport
 Buellton Library Book Passport
Saturday, Jan. 14Buellton Library Boo
Buellton Library
In a reading slump? Looking for the next book to surprise you?The Book Passport is filled with 12 prompts to help pick out your next read, whether it's a print book, graphic novel, audio book or whichever format suits you. Make sure to let the staff know what your favorite new genre is and enter...read more
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
Saturday, Jan. 14January Craft Kit at
Buellton Library
Join in the fun with this month's craft kit where you can take home a DIY fortune cookie kit
Dragon Days - Solvang Library
 Dragon Days - Solvang Library
Saturday, Jan. 14Dragon Days - Solvan
Solvang Library
This January we are celebrating dragons in books! We have activities for all ages, starting with aPaper Dragon take-home Craft, available for pickup all month in our hallway. Guess the number of scales on our Dragon's Egg...get extra Winter Reading Program raffle tickets for reading dragon ...read more
Tech Tutoring
10am-2pm
 Tech Tutoring
Saturday, Jan. 14, 10am-2pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
RESCHEDULED Dairy Goat Meet and Greet - Solvang Library
11:00 am
RESCHEDULED Dairy Goat Meet and Greet - Solvang Library
Saturday, Jan. 14, 11:00 amRESCHEDULED Dairy Go
Solvang Library
DUE TO PROJECTED RAIN THIS SATURDAY, THIS EVENT IS rescheduled for SATURDAY MARCH 11.(there may be baby goats to show by then!)Join us as Allison and Felicity Hume of the Santa Ynez 4-H share all about their prize dairy goats on the Solvang Library patio. 
Investors’ Roundtable - Solvang Library
3:00 pm
Investors’ Roundtable - Solvang Library
Saturday, Jan. 14, 3:00 pmInvestors’ Rou
Solvang Library
Helping individual investors since 1995, the Investors’ Roundtable welcomes both novice and veteran investors to informal presentations and discussions on the second Saturday of each month.   Led by economist Dr. Ken Harwood, the meetings often look at a sample stock, and discuss cur...read more
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Sunday, Jan. 15Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Tech Tutoring
1-3pm
 Tech Tutoring
Sunday, Jan. 15, 1-3pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
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Library Closed - Martin Luther King Jr.
Library Closed - Martin Luther King Jr.
Monday, Jan. 16,
All Locations
Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, Jan. 16
Goleta Valley Library
No BookVan Service
 No BookVan Service
Monday, Jan. 16,
Isla Vista Book Van
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Tuesday, Jan. 17Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Buellton Library Book Passport
 Buellton Library Book Passport
Tuesday, Jan. 17Buellton Library Boo
Buellton Library
In a reading slump? Looking for the next book to surprise you?The Book Passport is filled with 12 prompts to help pick out your next read, whether it's a print book, graphic novel, audio book or whichever format suits you. Make sure to let the staff know what your favorite new genre is and enter...read more
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
Tuesday, Jan. 17January Craft Kit at
Buellton Library
Join in the fun with this month's craft kit where you can take home a DIY fortune cookie kit
Dragon Days - Solvang Library
 Dragon Days - Solvang Library
Tuesday, Jan. 17Dragon Days - Solvan
Solvang Library
This January we are celebrating dragons in books! We have activities for all ages, starting with aPaper Dragon take-home Craft, available for pickup all month in our hallway. Guess the number of scales on our Dragon's Egg...get extra Winter Reading Program raffle tickets for reading dragon ...read more
Storytime- Solvang Library
10:30 am
 Storytime- Solvang Library
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays Wednesdays December January, 10:30am)
Storytime- Solvang L
Solvang Library
Join us indoors for stories, songs and more!  We'll meet in the library, Tuedsay and Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am. Adults may wish to consider wearing masks.

Storytime- Solvang Library
10:30 am
 Storytime- Solvang Library
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays Wednesdays December January, 10:30am)
Storytime- Solvang L
Solvang Library
Join us indoors for stories, songs and more!  We'll meet in the library, Tuedsay and Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am. Adults may wish to consider wearing masks.

LIVE ONLINE: Author Talk with Dana K. White
11:00am
LIVE ONLINE: Author Talk with Dana K. White
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 11:00am LIVE ONLINE: Author
Virtual
You’re invited to start your new year calm and collected by learning to become better organized and clutter-free with Dana K. White, creator of popular podcast and blog, A Slob Comes Clean, as she imparts tips from her books Organizing for the Rest of Us and Declutteri...read more
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
1:15pm-4:30pm
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 1:15pm-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center976 Embarcadero del Mar, Goleta CA
Tech Tutoring
2-4pm
 Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2-4pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
Buellton Tech Tutoring
5:30-6:30pm
 Buellton Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 5:30-6:30pmBuellton Tech Tutori
Buellton Library
Need help with your new laptop? Are you looking for more information about Goleta and Santa Ynez Libraries' online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device? Or various tech needs? Stop by or call the library to make a 20 minute appointment with a in-person tech tut...read more
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Wednesday, Jan. 18Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Buellton Library Book Passport
 Buellton Library Book Passport
Wednesday, Jan. 18Buellton Library Boo
Buellton Library
In a reading slump? Looking for the next book to surprise you?The Book Passport is filled with 12 prompts to help pick out your next read, whether it's a print book, graphic novel, audio book or whichever format suits you. Make sure to let the staff know what your favorite new genre is and enter...read more
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
Wednesday, Jan. 18January Craft Kit at
Buellton Library
Join in the fun with this month's craft kit where you can take home a DIY fortune cookie kit
Dragon Days - Solvang Library
 Dragon Days - Solvang Library
Wednesday, Jan. 18Dragon Days - Solvan
Solvang Library
This January we are celebrating dragons in books! We have activities for all ages, starting with aPaper Dragon take-home Craft, available for pickup all month in our hallway. Guess the number of scales on our Dragon's Egg...get extra Winter Reading Program raffle tickets for reading dragon ...read more
Wiggly Wednesdays
10:30am
 Wiggly Wednesdays
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 10:30amWiggly Wednesdays
Goleta Valley Library
Join us for Storytime on Wiggly Wednesdays with Miss Nicole!Best for ages 15 months-5 years old. We'll do a short story, songs, a dance party and bubbles.Please join us in the Multipurpose Room!
Storytime- Solvang Library
10:30 am
 Storytime- Solvang Library
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays Wednesdays December January, 10:30am)
Storytime- Solvang L
Solvang Library
Join us indoors for stories, songs and more!  We'll meet in the library, Tuedsay and Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am. Adults may wish to consider wearing masks.

Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Storke Community Center
10:30am-12pm
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Storke Community Center
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 10:30am-12pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Storke Community CenterUniversity of California, Santa Barbara, Family Student HousingJuniper Walk, Isla Vista, CA 93106
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- IVCSD Community Center
1:30-4pm
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- IVCSD Community Center
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 1:30-4pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center976 Embarcadero del Mar, Goleta CA
Goodland Yarn Works
2-4pm
 Goodland Yarn Works
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2-4pmGoodland Yarn Works
Goleta Valley Library
The Goodland Yarn Works will be having its first meeting Wednesday, October 12th from 2:00-4:00pm at the Goleta Valley Library.  Goodland Yarn Works is a group that knits or crochets hats and blankets for a number of local and national charities.  Feel free to stop by t...read more
Family Night with Dragons - Solvang Library
5:00 pm
Family Night with Dragons - Solvang Library
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 5:00 pmFamily Night with Dr
Solvang Library
Join us for dragon lore, a treasure hunt in the library, dragon bedtime stories and more!  Wear your dragon pjs, or bring your toy dragon. Best for ages 3 and up.
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Thursday, Jan. 19Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Dragon Days - Solvang Library
 Dragon Days - Solvang Library
Thursday, Jan. 19Dragon Days - Solvan
Solvang Library
This January we are celebrating dragons in books! We have activities for all ages, starting with aPaper Dragon take-home Craft, available for pickup all month in our hallway. Guess the number of scales on our Dragon's Egg...get extra Winter Reading Program raffle tickets for reading dragon ...read more
Week 1: Isla Vista Bookvan Stop- Estero Park/Isla Vista Youth Center
1-4:30pm
Week 1: Isla Vista Bookvan Stop- Estero Park/Isla Vista Youth Center
Thursday, Jan. 19, 1-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Estero Park889 Camino Del SurGoleta, CA 93117
Homework Help
4:00-6:00pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Jan. 19, 4:00-6:00pmHomework Help
Goleta Valley Library
Kindergarten - 6th grade students can receive free, one-on-one help with their homework after school at the library. Tutoring is provided on a drop-in basis, no appointment needed. Our volunteer tutors are excited to help our local students reach their academic goals this school year! 
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Friday, Jan. 20Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Buellton Library Book Passport
 Buellton Library Book Passport
Friday, Jan. 20Buellton Library Boo
Buellton Library
In a reading slump? Looking for the next book to surprise you?The Book Passport is filled with 12 prompts to help pick out your next read, whether it's a print book, graphic novel, audio book or whichever format suits you. Make sure to let the staff know what your favorite new genre is and enter...read more
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
Friday, Jan. 20January Craft Kit at
Buellton Library
Join in the fun with this month's craft kit where you can take home a DIY fortune cookie kit
Dragon Days - Solvang Library
 Dragon Days - Solvang Library
Friday, Jan. 20Dragon Days - Solvan
Solvang Library
This January we are celebrating dragons in books! We have activities for all ages, starting with aPaper Dragon take-home Craft, available for pickup all month in our hallway. Guess the number of scales on our Dragon's Egg...get extra Winter Reading Program raffle tickets for reading dragon ...read more
Baby & Me Storytime
10:30am
 Baby & Me Storytime
Friday, Jan. 20, 10:30amBaby & Me Storytime
Goleta Valley Library
Join us for a relaxed storytime with happy songs, lap bounces, a short story, fun bubbles, and parachute play. This calm program has a focus on bonding with your child and building community. Ages 0-12 months / pre-walkers. 
Buellton Bookworms Bookclub
1pm
 Buellton Bookworms Bookclub
Friday, Jan. 20, 1pmBuellton Bookworms B
Buellton Library
Hosted in the Council Chambers inside the Buellton Library. Come and join the conversation and meet new friends.Join in the conversation in the library council chambers where we will be discussing The Bookwomen of Troublesome Creek. The bestselling historical fiction novel from Kim Michele Rich...read more
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Friendship Manor
1-2:30pm
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Friendship Manor
Friday, Jan. 20, 1-2:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Friendship Manor6647 El Colegio Rd.Goleta, CA 93117
Tech Tutoring
3:30-5:30pm
 Tech Tutoring
Friday, Jan. 20, 3:30-5:30pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Studio Plaza Apts.
3-4:30pm
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Studio Plaza Apts.
Friday, Jan. 20, 3-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Studio Plaza Apartments785 Camino Del SurGoleta, CA 93117
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Saturday, Jan. 21Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Buellton Library Book Passport
 Buellton Library Book Passport
Saturday, Jan. 21Buellton Library Boo
Buellton Library
In a reading slump? Looking for the next book to surprise you?The Book Passport is filled with 12 prompts to help pick out your next read, whether it's a print book, graphic novel, audio book or whichever format suits you. Make sure to let the staff know what your favorite new genre is and enter...read more
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
Saturday, Jan. 21January Craft Kit at
Buellton Library
Join in the fun with this month's craft kit where you can take home a DIY fortune cookie kit
Dragon Days - Solvang Library
 Dragon Days - Solvang Library
Saturday, Jan. 21Dragon Days - Solvan
Solvang Library
This January we are celebrating dragons in books! We have activities for all ages, starting with aPaper Dragon take-home Craft, available for pickup all month in our hallway. Guess the number of scales on our Dragon's Egg...get extra Winter Reading Program raffle tickets for reading dragon ...read more
Tech Tutoring
10am-2pm
 Tech Tutoring
Saturday, Jan. 21, 10am-2pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
STEM Craft: Dragon Eyes! -Solvang Library
11:00 am
STEM Craft: Dragon Eyes! -Solvang Library
Saturday, Jan. 21, 11:00 amSTEM Craft: Dragon E
Solvang Library
Bring the paper Dragon you made (Solvang Library's free take home kit, available all January in our lobby) and learn how to add light-up eyes to it!Space is limited, please register to be sure of a space!  Best for ages 7 and up.

Children’s Crafternoon: Felt Puppets
2-4pm
Children’s Crafternoon: Felt Puppets
Saturday, Jan. 21, 2-4pmChildren’s Cra
Goleta Valley Library
Drop by the Goleta Valley Library and have some fun making colorful, felt puppets! (Best for kids under 12).
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Sunday, Jan. 22Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Tech Tutoring
1-3pm
 Tech Tutoring
Sunday, Jan. 22, 1-3pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
Friends of the GVL Present: Annual Meeting followed by a lecture by Professor Richard North
2pm
Friends of the GVL Present: Annual Meeting followed by a lecture by Professor Richard North
Sunday, Jan. 22, 2pm
Goleta Valley Library
Annual Meeting followed by a lecture by Professor Richard North Lecturer, Ethnomusicology Program, Department of Music, UCSB Professor Richard North, director of the UCSB Gamelan Ensemble and the Sinar Surya community Gamelan group, will give a lecture and demonstration about Ind...read more
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, Jan. 23
Goleta Valley Library
Buellton Library Book Passport
 Buellton Library Book Passport
Monday, Jan. 23Buellton Library Boo
Buellton Library
In a reading slump? Looking for the next book to surprise you?The Book Passport is filled with 12 prompts to help pick out your next read, whether it's a print book, graphic novel, audio book or whichever format suits you. Make sure to let the staff know what your favorite new genre is and enter...read more
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
Monday, Jan. 23January Craft Kit at
Buellton Library
Join in the fun with this month's craft kit where you can take home a DIY fortune cookie kit
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
11:30am-4:30pm
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
Monday, Jan. 23, 11:30am-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center976 Embarcadero del Mar, Goleta CA
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Tuesday, Jan. 24Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Buellton Library Book Passport
 Buellton Library Book Passport
Tuesday, Jan. 24Buellton Library Boo
Buellton Library
In a reading slump? Looking for the next book to surprise you?The Book Passport is filled with 12 prompts to help pick out your next read, whether it's a print book, graphic novel, audio book or whichever format suits you. Make sure to let the staff know what your favorite new genre is and enter...read more
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
Tuesday, Jan. 24January Craft Kit at
Buellton Library
Join in the fun with this month's craft kit where you can take home a DIY fortune cookie kit
Dragon Days - Solvang Library
 Dragon Days - Solvang Library
Tuesday, Jan. 24Dragon Days - Solvan
Solvang Library
This January we are celebrating dragons in books! We have activities for all ages, starting with aPaper Dragon take-home Craft, available for pickup all month in our hallway. Guess the number of scales on our Dragon's Egg...get extra Winter Reading Program raffle tickets for reading dragon ...read more
Storytime- Solvang Library
10:30 am
 Storytime- Solvang Library
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays Wednesdays December January, 10:30am)
Storytime- Solvang L
Solvang Library
Join us indoors for stories, songs and more!  We'll meet in the library, Tuedsay and Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am. Adults may wish to consider wearing masks.

Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-UCSB Early Childhood
10-11:30am
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-UCSB Early Childhood
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 10-11:30am
Isla Vista Book Van
UCSB Early ChildhoodWest Campus Point LnGoleta, CA
Tech Tutoring
2-4pm
 Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2-4pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
Buellton Tech Tutoring
5:30-6:30pm
 Buellton Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 5:30-6:30pmBuellton Tech Tutori
Buellton Library
Need help with your new laptop? Are you looking for more information about Goleta and Santa Ynez Libraries' online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device? Or various tech needs? Stop by or call the library to make a 20 minute appointment with a in-person tech tut...read more
Goleta Valley Library Mystery Book Club
5:30-6:30pm
Goleta Valley Library Mystery Book Club
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 5:30-6:30pmGoleta Valley Librar
Goleta Valley Library
This month's pick: One by One, Ruth WareFrom the publisher: Getting snowed in at a beautiful, rustic mountain chalet doesn’t sound like the worst problem in the world, especially when there’s a breathtaking vista, a cozy fire, and company to keep you warm. But what happens ...read more
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Wednesday, Jan. 25Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Buellton Library Book Passport
 Buellton Library Book Passport
Wednesday, Jan. 25Buellton Library Boo
Buellton Library
In a reading slump? Looking for the next book to surprise you?The Book Passport is filled with 12 prompts to help pick out your next read, whether it's a print book, graphic novel, audio book or whichever format suits you. Make sure to let the staff know what your favorite new genre is and enter...read more
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
Wednesday, Jan. 25January Craft Kit at
Buellton Library
Join in the fun with this month's craft kit where you can take home a DIY fortune cookie kit
Dragon Days - Solvang Library
 Dragon Days - Solvang Library
Wednesday, Jan. 25Dragon Days - Solvan
Solvang Library
This January we are celebrating dragons in books! We have activities for all ages, starting with aPaper Dragon take-home Craft, available for pickup all month in our hallway. Guess the number of scales on our Dragon's Egg...get extra Winter Reading Program raffle tickets for reading dragon ...read more
Wiggly Wednesdays
10:30am
 Wiggly Wednesdays
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 10:30amWiggly Wednesdays
Goleta Valley Library
Join us for Storytime on Wiggly Wednesdays with Miss Nicole!Best for ages 15 months-5 years old. We'll do a short story, songs, a dance party and bubbles.Please join us in the Multipurpose Room!
Storytime- Solvang Library
10:30 am
 Storytime- Solvang Library
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays Wednesdays December January, 10:30am)
Storytime- Solvang L
Solvang Library
Join us indoors for stories, songs and more!  We'll meet in the library, Tuedsay and Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am. Adults may wish to consider wearing masks.

Storytime- Solvang Library
10:30 am
 Storytime- Solvang Library
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays Wednesdays December January, 10:30am)
Storytime- Solvang L
Solvang Library
Join us indoors for stories, songs and more!  We'll meet in the library, Tuedsay and Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am. Adults may wish to consider wearing masks.

Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- IVCSD Community Center
1:15-4pm
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- IVCSD Community Center
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 1:15-4pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center976 Embarcadero del Mar, Goleta CA
Goodland Yarn Works
2-4pm
 Goodland Yarn Works
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2-4pmGoodland Yarn Works
Goleta Valley Library
The Goodland Yarn Works will be having its first meeting Wednesday, October 12th from 2:00-4:00pm at the Goleta Valley Library.  Goodland Yarn Works is a group that knits or crochets hats and blankets for a number of local and national charities.  Feel free to stop by t...read more
Online Book Club for Kids: The Hobbit - Solvang Library
4:30 pm
Online Book Club for Kids: The Hobbit - Solvang Library
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 4:30 pm
(Wednesdays, January 11 & 25, 4:30 pm)
Online Book Club for
Solvang Library
For readers 8-11 years old.  Join us to explore some great books! The group meets online twice this month:Wednesday January 11, 4:30 pm and  Wednesday January 25, 4:30 pmPlease REGISTER to receive the link for the online meetings--the first 10 readers to register receive a f...read more

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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Thursday, Jan. 26Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Dragon Days - Solvang Library
 Dragon Days - Solvang Library
Thursday, Jan. 26Dragon Days - Solvan
Solvang Library
This January we are celebrating dragons in books! We have activities for all ages, starting with aPaper Dragon take-home Craft, available for pickup all month in our hallway. Guess the number of scales on our Dragon's Egg...get extra Winter Reading Program raffle tickets for reading dragon ...read more
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Perfect Park
11:15am-12:45pm
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Perfect Park
Thursday, Jan. 26, 11:15am-12:45pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Perfect ParkAcross from the Loop Apartments:6533 Trigo Rd.Isla Vista, CA 93117
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Sea Lookout Park
1:45-2:45pm
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Sea Lookout Park
Thursday, Jan. 26, 1:45-2:45pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Sea Lookout Park6787 Del Playa Dr.Isla Vista, CA 93117
Homework Help
4:00-6:00pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Jan. 26, 4:00-6:00pmHomework Help
Goleta Valley Library
Kindergarten - 6th grade students can receive free, one-on-one help with their homework after school at the library. Tutoring is provided on a drop-in basis, no appointment needed. Our volunteer tutors are excited to help our local students reach their academic goals this school year! 
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- West Campus Playground
3-4:30pm
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- West Campus Playground
Thursday, Jan. 26, 3-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
West Campus Playground555 Storke Rd.Goleta, CA 93117
Dragon Tales for Grownups - Solvang Library
6:00 pm
Dragon Tales for Grownups - Solvang Library
Thursday, Jan. 26, 6:00 pm
Solvang Library
A book talk/read aloud and discussion of our favorite fantasy books for adults and young adults that involve dragons!  There are so many! Bring your favorite to share or just come to listen!  For teens and adults.Please register so we have enough dragon treats.
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Friday, Jan. 27Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Buellton Library Book Passport
 Buellton Library Book Passport
Friday, Jan. 27Buellton Library Boo
Buellton Library
In a reading slump? Looking for the next book to surprise you?The Book Passport is filled with 12 prompts to help pick out your next read, whether it's a print book, graphic novel, audio book or whichever format suits you. Make sure to let the staff know what your favorite new genre is and enter...read more
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
Friday, Jan. 27January Craft Kit at
Buellton Library
Join in the fun with this month's craft kit where you can take home a DIY fortune cookie kit
Dragon Days - Solvang Library
 Dragon Days - Solvang Library
Friday, Jan. 27Dragon Days - Solvan
Solvang Library
This January we are celebrating dragons in books! We have activities for all ages, starting with aPaper Dragon take-home Craft, available for pickup all month in our hallway. Guess the number of scales on our Dragon's Egg...get extra Winter Reading Program raffle tickets for reading dragon ...read more
Baby & Me Storytime
10:30am
 Baby & Me Storytime
Friday, Jan. 27, 10:30amBaby & Me Storytime
Goleta Valley Library
Join us for a relaxed storytime with happy songs, lap bounces, a short story, fun bubbles, and parachute play. This calm program has a focus on bonding with your child and building community. Ages 0-12 months / pre-walkers. 
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Isla Vista Elementary School
1-4:30pm
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Isla Vista Elementary School
Friday, Jan. 27, 1-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Elementary School6875 El Colegio Rd.Goleta, CA 93117
Tech Tutoring
3:30-5:30pm
 Tech Tutoring
Friday, Jan. 27, 3:30-5:30pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Saturday, Jan. 28Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Buellton Library Book Passport
 Buellton Library Book Passport
Saturday, Jan. 28Buellton Library Boo
Buellton Library
In a reading slump? Looking for the next book to surprise you?The Book Passport is filled with 12 prompts to help pick out your next read, whether it's a print book, graphic novel, audio book or whichever format suits you. Make sure to let the staff know what your favorite new genre is and enter...read more
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
Saturday, Jan. 28January Craft Kit at
Buellton Library
Join in the fun with this month's craft kit where you can take home a DIY fortune cookie kit
Dragon Days - Solvang Library
 Dragon Days - Solvang Library
Saturday, Jan. 28Dragon Days - Solvan
Solvang Library
This January we are celebrating dragons in books! We have activities for all ages, starting with aPaper Dragon take-home Craft, available for pickup all month in our hallway. Guess the number of scales on our Dragon's Egg...get extra Winter Reading Program raffle tickets for reading dragon ...read more
Tech Tutoring
10am-2pm
 Tech Tutoring
Saturday, Jan. 28, 10am-2pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Sunday, Jan. 29Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, Jan. 30
Goleta Valley Library
Buellton Library Book Passport
 Buellton Library Book Passport
Monday, Jan. 30Buellton Library Boo
Buellton Library
In a reading slump? Looking for the next book to surprise you?The Book Passport is filled with 12 prompts to help pick out your next read, whether it's a print book, graphic novel, audio book or whichever format suits you. Make sure to let the staff know what your favorite new genre is and enter...read more
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
Monday, Jan. 30January Craft Kit at
Buellton Library
Join in the fun with this month's craft kit where you can take home a DIY fortune cookie kit
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- IVCSD Community Center
11:30am-4:30pm
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- IVCSD Community Center
Monday, Jan. 30, 11:30am-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center976 Embarcadero del Mar, Goleta CA
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Tuesday, Jan. 31Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Buellton Library Book Passport
 Buellton Library Book Passport
Tuesday, Jan. 31Buellton Library Boo
Buellton Library
In a reading slump? Looking for the next book to surprise you?The Book Passport is filled with 12 prompts to help pick out your next read, whether it's a print book, graphic novel, audio book or whichever format suits you. Make sure to let the staff know what your favorite new genre is and enter...read more
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
January Craft Kit at the Buellton Library
Tuesday, Jan. 31January Craft Kit at
Buellton Library
Join in the fun with this month's craft kit where you can take home a DIY fortune cookie kit
Dragon Days - Solvang Library
 Dragon Days - Solvang Library
Tuesday, Jan. 31Dragon Days - Solvan
Solvang Library
This January we are celebrating dragons in books! We have activities for all ages, starting with aPaper Dragon take-home Craft, available for pickup all month in our hallway. Guess the number of scales on our Dragon's Egg...get extra Winter Reading Program raffle tickets for reading dragon ...read more
Solvang Library Storytime
 Solvang Library Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 31
(Tuesdays & Wednesdays )
Solvang Library Stor
Solvang Library
Join us indoors for stories, songs and more!  We meet in the library, Tuedsay and Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am. Adults may wish to consider wearing masks.

Storytime- Solvang Library
10:30 am
 Storytime- Solvang Library
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 10:30 am
(Tuesdays Wednesdays December January, 10:30am)
Storytime- Solvang L
Solvang Library
Join us indoors for stories, songs and more!  We'll meet in the library, Tuedsay and Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am. Adults may wish to consider wearing masks.

LIVE ONLINE: Author Talk with Randall Munroe
11:00am PST
LIVE ONLINE: Author Talk with Randall Munroe
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 11:00am PSTLIVE ONLINE: Author
Virtual
Please join for what is sure to be the most fun-filled hour of the day as we chat online with Randall Munroe about his new book What If? 2: Additional Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions. About the Author: Randall Munroe is the creator of the webcomic xkcd and autho...read more
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
1:15pm-4:30pm
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 1:15pm-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center976 Embarcadero del Mar, Goleta CA
Tech Tutoring
2:30-4:30pm
 Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2:30-4:30pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
Tech Tutoring
5-7pm
 Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 5-7pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
Buellton Tech Tutoring
5:30-6:30pm
 Buellton Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 5:30-6:30pmBuellton Tech Tutori
Buellton Library
Need help with your new laptop? Are you looking for more information about Goleta and Santa Ynez Libraries' online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device? Or various tech needs? Stop by or call the library to make a 20 minute appointment with a in-person tech tut...read more
    
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