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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Ghost Story Challenge - Solvang Library
Ghost Story Challenge - Solvang Library
Tuesday, Oct. 1Ghost Story Challeng
Solvang Library
The challenge: write a story (500 words or less) that is scary or mysterious and involves the supernatural (no crime stories).  Open in both adult and teen categories.  Winners will be announced, and stories read aloud, at our Ghost StoryTelling  on Tues., Oct 29. 
Wiggly Storytime
10:15am
 Wiggly Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 10:15amWiggly Storytime
Goleta Valley Library
Come wiggle with us during our Toddler Storytime. Our storyteller will lead the group in short stories, songs, dancing and flannel fun. Play together with bubbles and get ready to explore! Ages 14 months to 3 years old. Goleta Valley Library events are free and open to the public.
Preschool Storytime-Solvang
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime-Solvang
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.Preschool Storytime-
Solvang Library
Bring your preschooler to storytime and help them get ready to read! Stay for a craft or play session afterward and make a new friend.
PAWS to Read
4:00-5:00pm
 PAWS to Read
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 4:00-5:00pmPAWS to Read
Goleta Valley Library
Join the Channel City Kennel Club and practice your reading skills with one of their furry friends. This is a great way for reluctant readers to practice reading aloud to the kindest, least judgmental listeners around. Best for emerging readers ages 5 and up. Goleta Valley Library events are fr...read more
Tech Tutor - Buellton
5:30-6:30pm
 Tech Tutor - Buellton
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 5:30-6:30pmTech Tutor - Buellto
Buellton Library
Sign up for a 20 minute session with your laptop, tablet or smartphone for personalized assistance. Help is available for general usage as well as how to access the library's downloadables on your specific device. Please call the Buellton Library at 805-688-3115 to make an appointment.
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Nursery Rhyme Dance Time
10:15am
 Nursery Rhyme Dance Time
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 10:15am
Goleta Valley Library
Wiggle, jump, & sway to music and nursery rhymes with your child. Sean Lynn Crawford from Inspire Dance Arts will offer fun movement ideas for your child to develop coordination while also learning classic nursery rhymes. Ages 1-4 years old. Goleta Valley Library events are free and open to...read more
Wiggly Storytime-Solvang
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
 Wiggly Storytime-Solvang
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Wiggly Storytime-Sol
Solvang Library
Stories, songs, rhymes, and more:  be ready to spend some time being silly together with your baby, toddler or preschoolers.
Goodland Yarnworks
2-4pm
 Goodland Yarnworks
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2-4pmGoodland Yarnworks
Goleta Valley Library
Drop in and join us every Wednesday afternoon from 2 to 4 to knit items for various charities.Goleta Valley Library events are free and open to the public.
Tech Tutoring
3:30-6:30pm
 Tech Tutoring
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 3:30-6:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
Drop in with your laptop, tablet or smartphone for personalized assistance. Help is available for general usage as well as how to access the library's downloadables on your specific device.
Tail Waggin’ Tutors - Buellton
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tail Waggin’ Tutors - Buellton
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Tail Waggin’ T
Buellton Library
Our Tail Waggin’ Tutors help young readers practice reading skills by reading aloud to the kindest, least judgmental listeners around.  Drop in for a 10-15 minute individual session with a “tutor.”  
Bilingual Storytime : Cuentos Bilingües
4:15pm
Bilingual Storytime : Cuentos Bilingües
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 4:15pmBilingual Storytime
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 and rhymes. Recommended for children 7 and younger.--¡Traiga toda la famila para disfrutar de cuentos bilingües cada martes por la tarde! Escuch...read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 3, 10:15amPreschool Storytime
Goleta Valley Library
We offer an introduction to books and group listening for young children, between the ages of 3 and 5. Join us for children's stories, songs, rhymes, and illustrations. Goleta Valley Library events are free and open to the public.
Baby & Me
11:15am
 Baby & Me
Thursday, Oct. 3, 11:15amBaby & Me
Goleta Valley Library
In this relaxed, 30 minute program, our storyteller will lead the group in songs, lap bounces, a short story, bubbles, parachute play and community building. Ages 0-14 months. Goleta Valley Library events are free and open to the public.
Craft: Turkish Map Fold Books
1:30-2:30pm
 Craft: Turkish Map Fold Books
Thursday, Oct. 3, 1:30-2:30pmCraft: Turkish Map F
Goleta Valley Library
An elegant way to fold paper, this technique has traditionally been used to fold maps. One piece of paper can be turned into a pop-up greeting card, or you can combine many to create an artist's book, decorative garland or even a crown!Please sign up at the Circulation Desk or call 805-964-7878....read more
Film: Spider-Man Far From Home
2:30pm
 Film: Spider-Man Far From Home
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
Film Series: Spider-Man Far From Home.Rate: PG-13Time: 2 hr. 9 minutes.
PAWS to Read
3:00-4:30pm
 PAWS to Read
Thursday, Oct. 3, 3:00-4:30pmPAWS to Read
Goleta Valley Library
Join the Channel City Kennel Club and practice your reading skills with one of their furry friends. This is a great way for reluctant readers to practice reading aloud to the kindest, least judgmental listeners around. Best for emerging readers ages 5 and up. Goleta Valley Library events are fr...read more
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Science Fridays: LEGOS
3:30pm
 Science Fridays: LEGOS
Friday, Oct. 4, 3:30pmScience Fridays: LEG
Goleta Valley Library
Join us most Friday afternoons to explore science concepts--from 3D printing to snap circuits to building with LEGOs and much more! Please register online from our calendar. Best for ages 8-12. Drop-ins welcome if space allows.

or call 805-964-7878.
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Tech Tutoring
10am-1pm
 Tech Tutoring
Saturday, Oct. 5, 10am-1pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Bring your laptop, tablet or smartphone for personalized assistance. Help is available for general usage as well as how to access the library's downloadables on your specific device.  Appointments available, please call 805-964-7878.
Coding Club: 3-D Printing with Tinkercad - Buellton
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Coding Club: 3-D Printing with Tinkercad - Buellton
Saturday, Oct. 5, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Coding Club: 3-D Pri
Buellton Library
This fall, learn how a 3D printer works, and get to know Tinkercad, a free 3D modeling software. In the first session, learn to adapt an existing program to personalize and print your own keychain. Best for ages 9 and up.  Registration required, space is limited.

or call 805-688-3115.
Family Storytime
11:15am
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 5, 11:15amFamily Storytime
Goleta Valley Library
Come listen to fun stories and move your body to rhymes. Our storyteller will engage children and adults alike in this new program offered for families of all ages.Best for ages 3-5, all family members welcome. All Goleta Library events are free and open to the public.
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Dyslexia Talk
2pm
 Dyslexia Talk
Sunday, Oct. 6, 2pm
Goleta Valley Library
Join us for our monthly Dyslexia Talk with Cheri Rae, founder of The Dyslexia Project.All programs at Goleta Valley Library are free and open to the public.
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Preschool Storytime-Buellton
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime-Buellton
Monday, Oct. 7, 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime-
Buellton Library
Bring your preschooler to storytime and help them get ready to read! Stay for a craft or play session afterward and make a new friend.
Tech Tutoring
11:30am-2:30pm
 Tech Tutoring
Monday, Oct. 7, 11:30am-2:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
Drop in with your laptop, tablet or smartphone for personalized assistance. Help is available for general usage as well as how to access the library's downloadables on your specific device.
Star Wars Fused Bead Craft
3:30-5pm
 Star Wars Fused Bead Craft
Monday, Oct. 7, 3:30-5pm
Goleta Valley Library
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Wiggly Storytime
10:15am
 Wiggly Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 10:15amWiggly Storytime
Goleta Valley Library
Come wiggle with us during our Toddler Storytime. Our storyteller will lead the group in short stories, songs, dancing and flannel fun. Play together with bubbles and get ready to explore! Ages 14 months to 3 years old. Goleta Valley Library events are free and open to the public.
Preschool Storytime-Solvang
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime-Solvang
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.Preschool Storytime-
Solvang Library
Bring your preschooler to storytime and help them get ready to read! Stay for a craft or play session afterward and make a new friend.
PAWS to Read
4:00-5:00pm
 PAWS to Read
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 4:00-5:00pmPAWS to Read
Goleta Valley Library
Join the Channel City Kennel Club and practice your reading skills with one of their furry friends. This is a great way for reluctant readers to practice reading aloud to the kindest, least judgmental listeners around. Best for emerging readers ages 5 and up. Goleta Valley Library events are fr...read more
Tech Tutor - Buellton
5:30-6:30pm
 Tech Tutor - Buellton
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 5:30-6:30pmTech Tutor - Buellto
Buellton Library
Sign up for a 20 minute session with your laptop, tablet or smartphone for personalized assistance. Help is available for general usage as well as how to access the library's downloadables on your specific device. Please call the Buellton Library at 805-688-3115 to make an appointment.
B.Y.O. (Bring Your Own) Book Club - Solvang Library at Wandering Dog
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
B.Y.O. (Bring Your Own) Book Club - Solvang Library at Wandering Dog
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.B.Y.O. (Bring Your O
Wandering Dog Wine Bar-1539 Mission Drive, Solvang
Meet up with Solvang Library staff on the Second Tuesday of each month at the Wandering Dog Wine Bar, 1539 Mission Drive.  Share what you’ve been reading with other readers and hear about their recent favorites!   Please sign up each month so we can plan seating for all.  T...read more

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Wiggly Storytime
10:15am
 Wiggly Storytime
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 10:15amWiggly Storytime
Goleta Valley Library
Come wiggle with us during our Toddler Storytime. Our storyteller will lead the group in short stories, songs, dancing and flannel fun. Play together with bubbles and get ready to explore! Ages 14 months to 3 years old. Goleta Valley Library events are free and open to the public.
Wiggly Storytime-Solvang
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
 Wiggly Storytime-Solvang
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Wiggly Storytime-Sol
Solvang Library
Stories, songs, rhymes, and more:  be ready to spend some time being silly together with your baby, toddler or preschoolers.
Goodland Yarnworks
2-4pm
 Goodland Yarnworks
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2-4pmGoodland Yarnworks
Goleta Valley Library
Drop in and join us every Wednesday afternoon from 2 to 4 to knit items for various charities.Goleta Valley Library events are free and open to the public.
Tech Tutoring
3:30-6:30pm
 Tech Tutoring
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 3:30-6:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
Drop in with your laptop, tablet or smartphone for personalized assistance. Help is available for general usage as well as how to access the library's downloadables on your specific device.
Tail Waggin’ Tutors - Buellton
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tail Waggin’ Tutors - Buellton
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Tail Waggin’ T
Buellton Library
Our Tail Waggin’ Tutors help young readers practice reading skills by reading aloud to the kindest, least judgmental listeners around.  Drop in for a 10-15 minute individual session with a “tutor.”  
Tao Calligraphy Writing and Tracing Meditation
4-6pm
Tao Calligraphy Writing and Tracing Meditation
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 4-6pm
Goleta Valley Library
Tao Calligraphy is Love art and much more than art. Tao Calligraphy is Oneness writing that carries frequencies and vibrations that bless everyone in its presence.Come experience and learn how to use Tao Calligraphy to heal yourself and your loved ones.
Bilingual Storytime : Cuentos Bilingües
4:15pm
Bilingual Storytime : Cuentos Bilingües
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 4:15pmBilingual Storytime
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 and rhymes. Recommended for children 7 and younger.--¡Traiga toda la famila para disfrutar de cuentos bilingües cada martes por la tarde! Escuch...read more
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Preschool Storytime with Author of The Cookie Eating Fire Dog
10:15am
Preschool Storytime with Author of The Cookie Eating Fire Dog
Thursday, Oct. 10, 10:15am
Goleta Valley Library
Join us for a special Fire Prevention Storytime with Lida Sideris, author of The Cookie Eating Fire Dog! We will read all about Dan the fire dog and learn helpful fire safety tipes to celebrate National Fire Prevention Week.
Baby & Me
11:15am
 Baby & Me
Thursday, Oct. 10, 11:15amBaby & Me
Goleta Valley Library
In this relaxed, 30 minute program, our storyteller will lead the group in songs, lap bounces, a short story, bubbles, parachute play and community building. Ages 0-14 months. Goleta Valley Library events are free and open to the public.
PAWS to Read
3:00-4:30pm
 PAWS to Read
Thursday, Oct. 10, 3:00-4:30pmPAWS to Read
Goleta Valley Library
Join the Channel City Kennel Club and practice your reading skills with one of their furry friends. This is a great way for reluctant readers to practice reading aloud to the kindest, least judgmental listeners around. Best for emerging readers ages 5 and up. Goleta Valley Library events are fr...read more
Tail Waggin’ Tutors - Solvang
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Tail Waggin’ Tutors - Solvang
Thursday, Oct. 10, 3:30-4:30 p.m.Tail Waggin’
Solvang Library
Our Tail Waggin’ Tutors help young readers practice reading skills by reading aloud to the kindest, least judgmental listeners around.  Drop in for a 10-15 minute individual session with a “tutor.”  Weekly through end of August; starting in September, this program will ru...read more
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Film Series: Toy Story 4
3pm
 Film Series: Toy Story 4
Friday, Oct. 11, 3pmFilm Series: Toy Sto
Goleta Valley Library
Movie: Toy Story 4Rated: GTime: 1 hour 40 minutes
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Dungeons & Dragons - Solvang Library
Dungeons & Dragons - Solvang Library
Saturday, Oct. 12, Dungeons & Dragons -
Solvang Library
Learn the basics of this classic fantasy role-playing game from the knowledgeable staff of Metro Entertainment. Best for ages 10 and older.  Ages 8 and 9 are welcome with an accompanying adult.  Please register online or by calling the library, space is limited
Tech Tutoring
10am-1pm
 Tech Tutoring
Saturday, Oct. 12, 10am-1pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Bring your laptop, tablet or smartphone for personalized assistance. Help is available for general usage as well as how to access the library's downloadables on your specific device.  Appointments available, please call 805-964-7878.
Cuentos/Stories - Solvang Library
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Cuentos/Stories - Solvang Library
Saturday, Oct. 12, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Solvang Library
A new bilingual storytime in both Spanish and English, for preschoolers through first grade.  Once monthly, on Second Saturdays.  
Star Wars Craft for Adults & Teens
2:30-4:00pm
Star Wars Craft for Adults & Teens
Saturday, Oct. 12, 2:30-4:00pm
Goleta Valley Library
Make Fused Bead photo frames, jewelry or coasters. For teens and adults. All Goleta Library events are free and open to the public.
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Family Game Time
2-4pm
 Family Game Time
Sunday, Oct. 13, 2-4pmFamily Game Time
Goleta Valley Library
Drop-in at any time with your family or friends and enjoy playing a wide variety of board games. All ages welcome.Goleta Valley Library events are free and open to the public.
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Preschool Storytime-Buellton
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime-Buellton
Monday, Oct. 14, 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime-
Buellton Library
Bring your preschooler to storytime and help them get ready to read! Stay for a craft or play session afterward and make a new friend.
Tech Tutoring
11:30am-2:30pm
 Tech Tutoring
Monday, Oct. 14, 11:30am-2:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
Drop in with your laptop, tablet or smartphone for personalized assistance. Help is available for general usage as well as how to access the library's downloadables on your specific device.
Star Wars Felt Crafts
3:30-5pm
 Star Wars Felt Crafts
Monday, Oct. 14, 3:30-5pm
Goleta Valley Library
Make fun, Star Wars inspired felt crafts like light saber pencil cases and refrigerator magnets. Best for kids under 12.All Goleta Library events are free and open to the public.
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Wiggly Storytime
10:15am
 Wiggly Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 10:15amWiggly Storytime
Goleta Valley Library
Come wiggle with us during our Toddler Storytime. Our storyteller will lead the group in short stories, songs, dancing and flannel fun. Play together with bubbles and get ready to explore! Ages 14 months to 3 years old. Goleta Valley Library events are free and open to the public.
Preschool Storytime-Solvang
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime-Solvang
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.Preschool Storytime-
Solvang Library
Bring your preschooler to storytime and help them get ready to read! Stay for a craft or play session afterward and make a new friend.
After School Tutoring
3:15-6pm
 After School Tutoring
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 3:15-6pm
Goleta Valley Library
Free tutoring help for K-5th grade. Every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon. 
PAWS to Read
4:00-5:00pm
 PAWS to Read
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 4:00-5:00pmPAWS to Read
Goleta Valley Library
Join the Channel City Kennel Club and practice your reading skills with one of their furry friends. This is a great way for reluctant readers to practice reading aloud to the kindest, least judgmental listeners around. Best for emerging readers ages 5 and up. Goleta Valley Library events are fr...read more
Tech Tutor - Buellton
5:30-6:30pm
 Tech Tutor - Buellton
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 5:30-6:30pmTech Tutor - Buellto
Buellton Library
Sign up for a 20 minute session with your laptop, tablet or smartphone for personalized assistance. Help is available for general usage as well as how to access the library's downloadables on your specific device. Please call the Buellton Library at 805-688-3115 to make an appointment.
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Wiggly Storytime
10:15am
 Wiggly Storytime
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 10:15amWiggly Storytime
Goleta Valley Library
Come wiggle with us during our Toddler Storytime. Our storyteller will lead the group in short stories, songs, dancing and flannel fun. Play together with bubbles and get ready to explore! Ages 14 months to 3 years old. Goleta Valley Library events are free and open to the public.
Wiggly Storytime-Solvang
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
 Wiggly Storytime-Solvang
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Wiggly Storytime-Sol
Solvang Library
Stories, songs, rhymes, and more:  be ready to spend some time being silly together with your baby, toddler or preschoolers.
Goodland Yarnworks
2-4pm
 Goodland Yarnworks
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2-4pmGoodland Yarnworks
Goleta Valley Library
Drop in and join us every Wednesday afternoon from 2 to 4 to knit items for various charities.Goleta Valley Library events are free and open to the public.
Tech Tutoring
3:30-6:30pm
 Tech Tutoring
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 3:30-6:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
Drop in with your laptop, tablet or smartphone for personalized assistance. Help is available for general usage as well as how to access the library's downloadables on your specific device.
Tao Calligraphy Writing and Tracing Meditation
4-6pm
Tao Calligraphy Writing and Tracing Meditation
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 4-6pm
Goleta Valley Library
Tao Calligraphy is Love art and much more than art. Tao Calligraphy is Oneness writing that carries frequencies and vibrations that bless everyone in its presence.Come experience and learn how to use Tao Calligraphy to heal yourself and your loved ones.
Bilingual Storytime : Cuentos Bilingües
4:15pm
Bilingual Storytime : Cuentos Bilingües
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 4:15pmBilingual Storytime
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 and rhymes. Recommended for children 7 and younger.--¡Traiga toda la famila para disfrutar de cuentos bilingües cada martes por la tarde! Escuch...read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 17, 10:15amPreschool Storytime
Goleta Valley Library
We offer an introduction to books and group listening for young children, between the ages of 3 and 5. Join us for children's stories, songs, rhymes, and illustrations. Goleta Valley Library events are free and open to the public.
Baby & Me
11:15am
 Baby & Me
Thursday, Oct. 17, 11:15amBaby & Me
Goleta Valley Library
In this relaxed, 30 minute program, our storyteller will lead the group in songs, lap bounces, a short story, bubbles, parachute play and community building. Ages 0-14 months. Goleta Valley Library events are free and open to the public.
Orizomegami Craft
1:30-2:30pm
 Orizomegami Craft
Thursday, Oct. 17, 1:30-2:30pmOrizomegami Craft
Goleta Valley Library
Orizomegami is the Japanese art of decorating papers by folding and dipping them into pools of natural dyes. By folding the paper in a variety of ways, patterns emerge which are reminiscent of stained windows and depending on the number and placement of the folds, you can create more complex pa...read more
PAWS to Read
3:00-4:30pm
 PAWS to Read
Thursday, Oct. 17, 3:00-4:30pmPAWS to Read
Goleta Valley Library
Join the Channel City Kennel Club and practice your reading skills with one of their furry friends. This is a great way for reluctant readers to practice reading aloud to the kindest, least judgmental listeners around. Best for emerging readers ages 5 and up. Goleta Valley Library events are fr...read more
After School Tutoring
3:15-6pm
 After School Tutoring
Thursday, Oct. 17, 3:15-6pm
Goleta Valley Library
Free tutoring help for K-5th grade. Every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon. 
Trading Card Club: Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh, & More - Solvang
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m
Trading Card Club: Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh, & More - Solvang
Thursday, Oct. 17, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.mTrading Card Club: P
Solvang Library
Meet your friends to play Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh, or Magic The Gathering.  Beginners  welcome.  Bring your deck, and come on time:  there are prizes for participating!  Your are responsible for your own trades!

or call 805-688-4214.
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Buellton Bookworms Book Club
12:30-2pm
 Buellton Bookworms Book Club
Friday, Oct. 18, 12:30-2pm
Buellton Library
Join the Buellton library as they read The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards
Science Fridays: Engineering with Marshmallows
3:30pm
Science Fridays: Engineering with Marshmallows
Friday, Oct. 18, 3:30pmScience Fridays: Eng
Goleta Valley Library
Join us most Friday afternoons to explore science concepts--from 3D printing to snap circuits to building with LEGOs and much more! Please register online from our calendar. Best for ages 8-12. Drop-ins welcome if space allows.

or call 805-964-7878.
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Coding Club - Solvang
 Coding Club - Solvang
Saturday, Oct. 19
Solvang Library
This summer we’ll be playing with 3-d printing!  Space is limited, please register online or at the library.  Best for ages 8 and up. 

or call 805-688-4214.
Tech Tutoring
10am-1pm
 Tech Tutoring
Saturday, Oct. 19, 10am-1pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Bring your laptop, tablet or smartphone for personalized assistance. Help is available for general usage as well as how to access the library's downloadables on your specific device.  Appointments available, please call 805-964-7878.
Family Storytime
11:15am
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 19, 11:15amFamily Storytime
Goleta Valley Library
Come listen to fun stories and move your body to rhymes. Our storyteller will engage children and adults alike in this new program offered for families of all ages.Best for ages 3-5, all family members welcome. All Goleta Library events are free and open to the public.
Star Wars Children’s Craft Event
2-4pm
Star Wars Children’s Craft Event
Saturday, Oct. 19, 2-4pm
Goleta Valley Library
Including a scavenger hunt and Star Wars book giveaway. Feel free to wear your Star Wars gear or costumes! Best for kids under 12.All Goleta  Library events are free and open to the public.
Coding Club: 3-D Printing with Tinkercad - Solvang
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Coding Club: 3-D Printing with Tinkercad - Solvang
Saturday, Oct. 19, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Coding Club: 3-D Pri
Solvang Library
This fall, learn how a 3D printer works, and get to know Tinkercad, a free 3D modeling software. In the first session, learn to adapt an existing program to personalize and print your own keychain. Best for ages 9 and up.  Registration required, space is limited.

or call 805-688-4214.
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Preschool Storytime-Buellton
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime-Buellton
Monday, Oct. 21, 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime-
Buellton Library
Bring your preschooler to storytime and help them get ready to read! Stay for a craft or play session afterward and make a new friend.
Tech Tutoring
11:30am-2:30pm
 Tech Tutoring
Monday, Oct. 21, 11:30am-2:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
Drop in with your laptop, tablet or smartphone for personalized assistance. Help is available for general usage as well as how to access the library's downloadables on your specific device.
Star Wars Kindness Rocks
3:30-5pm
 Star Wars Kindness Rocks
Monday, Oct. 21, 3:30-5pm
Goleta Valley Library
Let others know the Force is with them by making Star Wars inspired Kindness Rocks. For kids and teens. All Goleta Library events are free and open to the public.
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Wiggly Storytime
10:15am
 Wiggly Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 10:15amWiggly Storytime
Goleta Valley Library
Come wiggle with us during our Toddler Storytime. Our storyteller will lead the group in short stories, songs, dancing and flannel fun. Play together with bubbles and get ready to explore! Ages 14 months to 3 years old. Goleta Valley Library events are free and open to the public.
Preschool Storytime-Solvang
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime-Solvang
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.Preschool Storytime-
Solvang Library
Bring your preschooler to storytime and help them get ready to read! Stay for a craft or play session afterward and make a new friend.
After School Tutoring
3:15-6pm
 After School Tutoring
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 3:15-6pm
Goleta Valley Library
Free tutoring help for K-5th grade. Every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon. 
PAWS to Read
4:00-5:00pm
 PAWS to Read
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 4:00-5:00pmPAWS to Read
Goleta Valley Library
Join the Channel City Kennel Club and practice your reading skills with one of their furry friends. This is a great way for reluctant readers to practice reading aloud to the kindest, least judgmental listeners around. Best for emerging readers ages 5 and up. Goleta Valley Library events are fr...read more
On the Campaign Trail with President and Mrs. Abraham Lincoln -Santa Ynez
5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
On the Campaign Trail with President and Mrs. Abraham Lincoln -Santa Ynez
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.On the Campaign Trai
Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum & Parks-Janeway Carriage House, 3596 Sagunto Street, Santa Ynez, CA
A chance to meet both President and Mrs. Abraham Lincoln, and hear about the issues and difficulties of his Senate and Presidential  campaigns in a deeply divided 1860's America.  The evening will feature acclaimed Lincoln historian John Voehl as Lincoln himself, and wife Pamela Voehl ...read more
Tech Tutor - Buellton
5:30-6:30pm
 Tech Tutor - Buellton
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 5:30-6:30pmTech Tutor - Buellto
Buellton Library
Sign up for a 20 minute session with your laptop, tablet or smartphone for personalized assistance. Help is available for general usage as well as how to access the library's downloadables on your specific device. Please call the Buellton Library at 805-688-3115 to make an appointment.
Mystery Book Club
6:00pm
 Mystery Book Club
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 6:00pmMystery Book Club
Goleta Valley Library
The Silent Girl by Tess Gerritsen (2011) Homicide investigator Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles, the protagonists of a string of best-selling thrillers and a television series, have a tough case on their hands. It begins with a woman's severed hand, which is soon accompanied by...read more
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Wiggly Storytime
10:15am
 Wiggly Storytime
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 10:15amWiggly Storytime
Goleta Valley Library
Come wiggle with us during our Toddler Storytime. Our storyteller will lead the group in short stories, songs, dancing and flannel fun. Play together with bubbles and get ready to explore! Ages 14 months to 3 years old. Goleta Valley Library events are free and open to the public.
Wiggly Storytime-Solvang
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
 Wiggly Storytime-Solvang
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Wiggly Storytime-Sol
Solvang Library
Stories, songs, rhymes, and more:  be ready to spend some time being silly together with your baby, toddler or preschoolers.
Goodland Yarnworks
2-4pm
 Goodland Yarnworks
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2-4pmGoodland Yarnworks
Goleta Valley Library
Drop in and join us every Wednesday afternoon from 2 to 4 to knit items for various charities.Goleta Valley Library events are free and open to the public.
Tech Tutoring
3:30-6:30pm
 Tech Tutoring
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 3:30-6:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
Drop in with your laptop, tablet or smartphone for personalized assistance. Help is available for general usage as well as how to access the library's downloadables on your specific device.
Tail Waggin’ Tutors - Buellton
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tail Waggin’ Tutors - Buellton
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Tail Waggin’ T
Buellton Library
Our Tail Waggin’ Tutors help young readers practice reading skills by reading aloud to the kindest, least judgmental listeners around.  Drop in for a 10-15 minute individual session with a “tutor.”  
Tao Calligraphy Writing and Tracing Meditation
4-6pm
Tao Calligraphy Writing and Tracing Meditation
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 4-6pm
Goleta Valley Library
Tao Calligraphy is Love art and much more than art. Tao Calligraphy is Oneness writing that carries frequencies and vibrations that bless everyone in its presence.Come experience and learn how to use Tao Calligraphy to heal yourself and your loved ones.
Bilingual Storytime : Cuentos Bilingües
4:15pm
Bilingual Storytime : Cuentos Bilingües
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 4:15pmBilingual Storytime
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 and rhymes. Recommended for children 7 and younger.--¡Traiga toda la famila para disfrutar de cuentos bilingües cada martes por la tarde! Escuch...read more
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Canine Ambassadors
10:30am
 Canine Ambassadors
Thursday, Oct. 24, 10:30am
Goleta Valley Library
Spend the morning learning all about dogs--how do you care for a dog? How do you meet a new dog? Learn answers to these questions from the Channel City Kennel Club's Canine Ambassadors. These dogs are eager to show off their tricks and train the community on responsible dog care. The dogs will b...read more
PAWS to Read
3:00-4:30pm
 PAWS to Read
Thursday, Oct. 24, 3:00-4:30pmPAWS to Read
Goleta Valley Library
Join the Channel City Kennel Club and practice your reading skills with one of their furry friends. This is a great way for reluctant readers to practice reading aloud to the kindest, least judgmental listeners around. Best for emerging readers ages 5 and up. Goleta Valley Library events are fr...read more
After School Tutoring
3:15-6pm
 After School Tutoring
Thursday, Oct. 24, 3:15-6pm
Goleta Valley Library
Free tutoring help for K-5th grade. Every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon. 
Tail Waggin’ Tutors - Solvang
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Tail Waggin’ Tutors - Solvang
Thursday, Oct. 24, 3:30-4:30 p.m.Tail Waggin’
Solvang Library
Our Tail Waggin’ Tutors help young readers practice reading skills by reading aloud to the kindest, least judgmental listeners around.  Drop in for a 10-15 minute individual session with a “tutor.”  Weekly through end of August; starting in September, this program will ru...read more
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Ghost Story Challenge - Solvang Library
Ghost Story Challenge - Solvang Library
Friday, Oct. 25Ghost Story Challeng
Solvang Library
The challenge: write a story (500 words or less) that is scary or mysterious and involves the supernatural (no crime stories).  Open in both adult and teen categories.  Winners will be announced, and stories read aloud, at our Ghost StoryTelling  on Tues., Oct 29. 
Teen Book Club: Matched
3:30-4:30pm
 Teen Book Club: Matched
Friday, Oct. 25, 3:30-4:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
Join us for a discussion of Matched. This futuristic story by Ally Condie follows the story of Cassia, who lives in a world where The Society dictates everything -- when and how to play, where to work, where to live, what to eat and wear, when to die, and whom to marry. She is thrilled when she is M...read more
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Tech Tutoring
10am-1pm
 Tech Tutoring
Saturday, Oct. 26, 10am-1pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Bring your laptop, tablet or smartphone for personalized assistance. Help is available for general usage as well as how to access the library's downloadables on your specific device.  Appointments available, please call 805-964-7878.
Family Storytime
11:15am
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 26, 11:15amFamily Storytime
Goleta Valley Library
Come listen to fun stories and move your body to rhymes. Our storyteller will engage children and adults alike in this new program offered for families of all ages.Best for ages 3-5, all family members welcome. All Goleta Library events are free and open to the public.
Movie: Hitchcock’s Rear Window - Solvang Library
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Movie: Hitchcock’s Rear Window - Solvang Library
Saturday, Oct. 26, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Movie: Hitchcock&rsq
Solvang Library
Free screenings  on the 4th Saturday of each month!   October: Alfred Hitchcock’s  1954 film Rear Window starring Jimmy Stewart and Grace Kelly is still one of the best suspense films ever made.   112 minutes, Rated PG.
Halloween Craft
2-4pm
 Halloween Craft
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2-4pm
Goleta Valley Library
Have a spooky good time at the Goleta Library making fun, Halloween crafts! Best for kids under 12. All Goleta Library events are free and open to the public.
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Preschool Storytime-Buellton
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime-Buellton
Monday, Oct. 28, 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime-
Buellton Library
Bring your preschooler to storytime and help them get ready to read! Stay for a craft or play session afterward and make a new friend.
Tech Tutoring
11:30am-2:30pm
 Tech Tutoring
Monday, Oct. 28, 11:30am-2:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
Drop in with your laptop, tablet or smartphone for personalized assistance. Help is available for general usage as well as how to access the library's downloadables on your specific device.
Goleta Valley Library/Vitalant Blood Drive
1-5pm
Goleta Valley Library/Vitalant Blood Drive
Monday, Oct. 28, 1-5pmGoleta Valley Librar
Goleta Valley Library
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Wiggly Storytime
10:15am
 Wiggly Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 10:15amWiggly Storytime
Goleta Valley Library
Come wiggle with us during our Toddler Storytime. Our storyteller will lead the group in short stories, songs, dancing and flannel fun. Play together with bubbles and get ready to explore! Ages 14 months to 3 years old. Goleta Valley Library events are free and open to the public.
Preschool Storytime-Solvang
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime-Solvang
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.Preschool Storytime-
Solvang Library
Bring your preschooler to storytime and help them get ready to read! Stay for a craft or play session afterward and make a new friend.
After School Tutoring
3:15-6pm
 After School Tutoring
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 3:15-6pm
Goleta Valley Library
Free tutoring help for K-5th grade. Every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon. 
PAWS to Read
4:00-5:00pm
 PAWS to Read
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 4:00-5:00pmPAWS to Read
Goleta Valley Library
Join the Channel City Kennel Club and practice your reading skills with one of their furry friends. This is a great way for reluctant readers to practice reading aloud to the kindest, least judgmental listeners around. Best for emerging readers ages 5 and up. Goleta Valley Library events are fr...read more
Ghost Storytelling - Solvang Library
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Ghost Storytelling - Solvang Library
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.Ghost Storytelling -
Solvang Library
Join the Solvang Library at Casa Cassara for an evening of reading great Ghost Stories, featuring the adult and teen winners of the Ghost Story Challenge 2019, and perhaps a few classics as well. Casa Cassara is located at 1607 Mission Drive, Suite 112, Solvang
Tech Tutor - Buellton
5:30-6:30pm
 Tech Tutor - Buellton
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 5:30-6:30pmTech Tutor - Buellto
Buellton Library
Sign up for a 20 minute session with your laptop, tablet or smartphone for personalized assistance. Help is available for general usage as well as how to access the library's downloadables on your specific device. Please call the Buellton Library at 805-688-3115 to make an appointment.
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Wiggly Storytime
10:15am
 Wiggly Storytime
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 10:15amWiggly Storytime
Goleta Valley Library
Come wiggle with us during our Toddler Storytime. Our storyteller will lead the group in short stories, songs, dancing and flannel fun. Play together with bubbles and get ready to explore! Ages 14 months to 3 years old. Goleta Valley Library events are free and open to the public.
Wiggly Storytime-Solvang
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
 Wiggly Storytime-Solvang
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Wiggly Storytime-Sol
Solvang Library
Stories, songs, rhymes, and more:  be ready to spend some time being silly together with your baby, toddler or preschoolers.
Goodland Yarnworks
2-4pm
 Goodland Yarnworks
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2-4pmGoodland Yarnworks
Goleta Valley Library
Drop in and join us every Wednesday afternoon from 2 to 4 to knit items for various charities.Goleta Valley Library events are free and open to the public.
Tech Tutoring
3:30-6:30pm
 Tech Tutoring
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 3:30-6:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
Drop in with your laptop, tablet or smartphone for personalized assistance. Help is available for general usage as well as how to access the library's downloadables on your specific device.
Bilingual Storytime : Cuentos Bilingües
4:15pm
Bilingual Storytime : Cuentos Bilingües
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 4:15pmBilingual Storytime
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 and rhymes. Recommended for children 7 and younger.--¡Traiga toda la famila para disfrutar de cuentos bilingües cada martes por la tarde! Escuch...read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 31, 10:15amPreschool Storytime
Goleta Valley Library
We offer an introduction to books and group listening for young children, between the ages of 3 and 5. Join us for children's stories, songs, rhymes, and illustrations. Goleta Valley Library events are free and open to the public.
Baby & Me
11:15am
 Baby & Me
Thursday, Oct. 31, 11:15amBaby & Me
Goleta Valley Library
In this relaxed, 30 minute program, our storyteller will lead the group in songs, lap bounces, a short story, bubbles, parachute play and community building. Ages 0-14 months. Goleta Valley Library events are free and open to the public.
PAWS to Read
3:00-4:30pm
 PAWS to Read
Thursday, Oct. 31, 3:00-4:30pmPAWS to Read
Goleta Valley Library
Join the Channel City Kennel Club and practice your reading skills with one of their furry friends. This is a great way for reluctant readers to practice reading aloud to the kindest, least judgmental listeners around. Best for emerging readers ages 5 and up. Goleta Valley Library events are fr...read more
  
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