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

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Featured Artist: Lori Mole
 Featured Artist: Lori Mole
Monday, Dec. 2Featured Artist: Lor
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Now through December 5, 2019, the Santa Maria Public Library will be exhibiting the art of Central Coast artist, Lori Mole. Patrons and art enthusiasts alike are encouraged to stop by the library's Shepard Hall Gallery, view the art and learn more about the artist.
Wishing Tree
10:00 - 8:00 PM
 Wishing Tree
Monday, Dec. 2, 10:00 - 8:00 PM
First Floor, Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce the "Wishing Tree Program" which will run from Thanksgiving  through December.Come to the Library and  make a wish for the new year! Place your wish on the tree, and read what others in our community have wished for.For addition...read more
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
3:30pm - 6:30pm
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
Monday, Dec. 2, 3:30pm - 6:30pmHomework Help / Ayud
Youth Services
The Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.La biblioteca ofrece gratis los servicios de ayuda con la tarea para los estudiantes de los grados K-6. Te...read more
Teen Volunteer Orientation / Orientación Voluntaria de Jóvenes
5:00pm-6:00pm
Teen Volunteer Orientation / Orientación Voluntaria de Jóvenes
Monday, Dec. 2, 5:00pm-6:00pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Teens, do you want to help the library and earn community service credit? Attend a Teen Volunteer Orientation to learn about library volunteering. You must attend an orientation to become a volunteer.¿Quieres ayudar a tu biblioteca y adquirir horas de la comunidad para la escuela? Atiende una...read more
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Wishing Tree
10:00 - 8:00 PM
 Wishing Tree
Tuesday, Dec. 3, 10:00 - 8:00 PM
First Floor, Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce the "Wishing Tree Program" which will run from Thanksgiving  through December.Come to the Library and  make a wish for the new year! Place your wish on the tree, and read what others in our community have wished for.For addition...read more
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
10:30am-11:00am
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Dec. 3, 10:30am-11:00amMouse Tales Preschoo
Orcutt Branch Library
For Preschoolers ages 3-5. Featuring stories, puppets, fingerplays, and songs.*Please note: Early entry will begin at 10:15am ONLY for story time participants. The library opens at 11:00am for the general public.Please call to pre-register, 805.937.6483 
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
11:30am-12:00pm
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Dec. 3, 11:30am-12:00pmMouse Tales Preschoo
Orcutt Branch Library
For Preschoolers ages 3-5. Featuring stories, puppets, fingerplays, and songs.Please call to pre-register, 805.937.6483 
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
3:30pm - 6:30pm
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
Tuesday, Dec. 3, 3:30pm - 6:30pmHomework Help / Ayud
Youth Services
The Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.La biblioteca ofrece gratis los servicios de ayuda con la tarea para los estudiantes de los grados K-6. Te...read more
Family Afternoon Story Time / Cuentos Familiares de la Tarde
4:00pm-5:00pm
Family Afternoon Story Time / Cuentos Familiares de la Tarde
Tuesday, Dec. 3, 4:00pm-5:00pmFamily Afternoon Sto
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Family Afternoon Story Time features stories, movies, and a craft. Sign-ups are not required, except for groups of six or larger wishing to attend. Space and craft supplies are limited. Please call Youth Services for further details.Story Time Session: Tuesdays, October 29 - December 10 Es...read more
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Wishing Tree
10:00 - 8:00 PM
 Wishing Tree
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 10:00 - 8:00 PM
First Floor, Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce the "Wishing Tree Program" which will run from Thanksgiving  through December.Come to the Library and  make a wish for the new year! Place your wish on the tree, and read what others in our community have wished for.For addition...read more
Beautiful Butterflies Story Time / Sesion Bonitas Mariposas
10:30am-11:00am
Beautiful Butterflies Story Time / Sesion Bonitas Mariposas
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 10:30am-11:00amBeautiful Butterflie
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Preschool Story Time features stories, songs, finger plays, digital storytelling, and a book-on-DVD. This story time is open to preschoolers aged 3 to 5 and their families. No need to sign-up; just drop in for stories, music, and family fun.Story Time session: October 30 – December 11 Presenta...read more
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
3:30pm - 6:30pm
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 3:30pm - 6:30pmHomework Help / Ayud
Youth Services
The Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.La biblioteca ofrece gratis los servicios de ayuda con la tarea para los estudiantes de los grados K-6. Te...read more
Bilingual Story Time / Hora de Cuentos
5:30pm-6:00pm
Bilingual Story Time / Hora de Cuentos
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 5:30pm-6:00pmBilingual Story Time
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Families, join the Library for our brand new Bilingual Story Time. This story time will be offered on Wednesdays at 5:30pm. Bilingual Story Time will feature exciting stories, songs and rhymes in both Spanish and English. Perfect for everyone, this story time will help build kids’ languag...read more
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Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler / Juega, Muévete y Aprende con Tu Pequeño
10:00am-10:45am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler / Juega, Muévete y Aprende con Tu Pequeño
Thursday, Dec. 5, 10:00am-10:45amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
High-energy learning experience just for toddlers aged 1 to 3 and their caregivers. Toddlers will learn and grow through stories, movement, and music. Caregivers MUST sign up for only ONE six-week time-slot per session. Registration begins October 24.Story time sessions: Thursdays, Oc...read more

Wishing Tree
10:00 - 8:00 PM
 Wishing Tree
Thursday, Dec. 5, 10:00 - 8:00 PM
First Floor, Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce the "Wishing Tree Program" which will run from Thanksgiving  through December.Come to the Library and  make a wish for the new year! Place your wish on the tree, and read what others in our community have wished for.For addition...read more
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler / Juega, Muévete y Aprende con Tu Pequeño
11:30am-12:15pm
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler / Juega, Muévete y Aprende con Tu Pequeño
Thursday, Dec. 5, 11:30am-12:15pmPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
High-energy learning experience just for toddlers aged 1 to 3 and their caregivers. Toddlers will learn and grow through stories, movement, and music. Caregivers MUST sign up for only ONE six-week time-slot per session. Registration begins October 24.Story time sessions: Thursdays, Oc...read more

Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
3:30pm - 6:30pm
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
Thursday, Dec. 5, 3:30pm - 6:30pmHomework Help / Ayud
Youth Services
The Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.La biblioteca ofrece gratis los servicios de ayuda con la tarea para los estudiantes de los grados K-6. Te...read more
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Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler / Juega, Muévete y Aprende con Tu Pequeño
10:00am-10:45am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler / Juega, Muévete y Aprende con Tu Pequeño
Friday, Dec. 6, 10:00am-10:45amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
High-energy learning experience just for toddlers aged 1 to 3 and their caregivers. Toddlers will learn and grow through stories, movement, and music. Caregivers MUST sign up for only ONE six-week time-slot per session. Registration begins October 24.Story time sessions: Thursdays, No...read more

Wishing Tree
10:00 - 6:00 PM
 Wishing Tree
Friday, Dec. 6, 10:00 - 6:00 PM
First Floor, Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce the "Wishing Tree Program" which will run from Thanksgiving  through December.Come to the Library and  make a wish for the new year! Place your wish on the tree, and read what others in our community have wished for.For addition...read more
Bouncing Baby Story Time / Brinca Bebe Brinca Hora de Cuentos
11:30am-12:00pm
Bouncing Baby Story Time / Brinca Bebe Brinca Hora de Cuentos
Friday, Dec. 6, 11:30am-12:00pmBouncing Baby Story
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Take some time for you and your baby at this playful story time. Bouncing Baby Story Time offers exploration of pre-literacy skills through music, movement, and visual stimulation as well as promoting a healthy bond between baby and caregiver. Learn, connect, and grow with other babies up to 12 mont...read more
Anime Club / Club Animé
4:30pm-5:30pm
 Anime Club / Club Animé
Friday, Dec. 6, 4:30pm-5:30pmAnime Club / Club An
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
If you’re a teen who is into anime or manga, come to Anime Club! Hang out with other fans, eat Japanese snacks, and do fun activities. New members are always welcome! Si tú eres un joven que le gusta el anime o manga, ven al Club de Animé. Pasa un rato con otros fans, trata ...read more
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Sherlock Academy Finale Book Signing
10:00am - 12:00pm
Sherlock Academy Finale Book Signing
Saturday, Dec. 7, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Orcutt Branch Library
Come to the Orcutt Library and meet F.C. Shaw, author of the Sherlock Academy series.
Wishing Tree
10:00 - 6:00 PM
 Wishing Tree
Saturday, Dec. 7, 10:00 - 6:00 PM
First Floor, Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce the "Wishing Tree Program" which will run from Thanksgiving  through December.Come to the Library and  make a wish for the new year! Place your wish on the tree, and read what others in our community have wished for.For addition...read more
Winter Makerspace
10:00 - 3:00 PM
 Winter Makerspace
Saturday, Dec. 7, 10:00 - 3:00 PM
Learning Center
It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. Join us on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the Learning Center.December 7:  Card Making Jewelry making Yarn Octopus  These activities are supported by a grant from the CA Community C...read more
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Wishing Tree
10:00 - 8:00 PM
 Wishing Tree
Monday, Dec. 9, 10:00 - 8:00 PM
First Floor, Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce the "Wishing Tree Program" which will run from Thanksgiving  through December.Come to the Library and  make a wish for the new year! Place your wish on the tree, and read what others in our community have wished for.For addition...read more
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
3:30pm - 6:30pm
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
Monday, Dec. 9, 3:30pm - 6:30pmHomework Help / Ayud
Youth Services
The Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.La biblioteca ofrece gratis los servicios de ayuda con la tarea para los estudiantes de los grados K-6. Te...read more
Teens: Board of Library Teens (BOLT) / Junta de Jóvenes de la Biblioteca (BOLT)
5:00pm-6:00pm
Teens: Board of Library Teens (BOLT) / Junta de Jóvenes de la Biblioteca (BOLT)
Monday, Dec. 9, 5:00pm-6:00pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Teens, if you love your library, come to a BOLT meeting. This is your opportunity to plan upcoming teen events, make changes in your teen zone, and make the Library the best place it can be for teens.¿Joven si a ti te gusta y disfrutas de tu biblioteca, quieres hacer cambios al área de...read more
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Wishing Tree
10:00 - 8:00 PM
 Wishing Tree
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 10:00 - 8:00 PM
First Floor, Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce the "Wishing Tree Program" which will run from Thanksgiving  through December.Come to the Library and  make a wish for the new year! Place your wish on the tree, and read what others in our community have wished for.For addition...read more
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
10:30am-11:00am
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 10:30am-11:00amMouse Tales Preschoo
Orcutt Branch Library
For Preschoolers ages 3-5. Featuring stories, puppets, fingerplays, and songs.*Please note: Early entry will begin at 10:15am ONLY for story time participants. The library opens at 11:00am for the general public.Please call to pre-register, 805.937.6483 
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
11:30am-12:00pm
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 11:30am-12:00pmMouse Tales Preschoo
Orcutt Branch Library
For Preschoolers ages 3-5. Featuring stories, puppets, fingerplays, and songs.Please call to pre-register, 805.937.6483 
Computer Basics 2 Workshop
1:00 - 2:00 PM
 Computer Basics 2 Workshop
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Learning Center
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce a free workshop on Computer Basics 2, from 1:00 to 2:00 PM. The workshop will be presented in the Learning Center, located on the first floor of the Library.The workshop is intended for individuals with minimal computer experience. This workshop bu...read more
Volunteer Orientation
2:00pm - 3:00pm
 Volunteer Orientation
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pmVolunteer Orientatio
Learning Center
Do you want to help the library?Attend a Volunteer Orientation to learn about library volunteering.You must attend an orientation to become a volunteer.
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
3:30pm - 6:30pm
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 3:30pm - 6:30pmHomework Help / Ayud
Youth Services
The Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.La biblioteca ofrece gratis los servicios de ayuda con la tarea para los estudiantes de los grados K-6. Te...read more
Family Afternoon Story Time / Cuentos Familiares de la Tarde
4:00pm-5:00pm
Family Afternoon Story Time / Cuentos Familiares de la Tarde
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 4:00pm-5:00pmFamily Afternoon Sto
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Family Afternoon Story Time features stories, movies, and a craft. Sign-ups are not required, except for groups of six or larger wishing to attend. Space and craft supplies are limited. Please call Youth Services for further details.Story Time Session: Tuesdays, October 29 - December 10 Es...read more
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Wishing Tree
10:00 - 8:00 PM
 Wishing Tree
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 10:00 - 8:00 PM
First Floor, Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce the "Wishing Tree Program" which will run from Thanksgiving  through December.Come to the Library and  make a wish for the new year! Place your wish on the tree, and read what others in our community have wished for.For addition...read more
Beautiful Butterflies Story Time / Sesion Bonitas Mariposas
10:30am-11:00am
Beautiful Butterflies Story Time / Sesion Bonitas Mariposas
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 10:30am-11:00amBeautiful Butterflie
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Preschool Story Time features stories, songs, finger plays, digital storytelling, and a book-on-DVD. This story time is open to preschoolers aged 3 to 5 and their families. No need to sign-up; just drop in for stories, music, and family fun.Story Time session: October 30 – December 11 Presenta...read more
Adult Coloring Program
1:00 - 2:30 PM
 Adult Coloring Program
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Learning Center
Stress getting to you? Need a little time to relax, unwind and explore your creative talents? Come and enjoy this new trend in adult creativity and relaxation at the Santa Maria Public Library.The  program is free, and all materials will be provided. Participants are offered a br...read more
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
3:30pm - 6:30pm
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 3:30pm - 6:30pmHomework Help / Ayud
Youth Services
The Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.La biblioteca ofrece gratis los servicios de ayuda con la tarea para los estudiantes de los grados K-6. Te...read more
Bilingual Story Time / Hora de Cuentos
5:30pm-6:00pm
Bilingual Story Time / Hora de Cuentos
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 5:30pm-6:00pmBilingual Story Time
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Families, join the Library for our brand new Bilingual Story Time. This story time will be offered on Wednesdays at 5:30pm. Bilingual Story Time will feature exciting stories, songs and rhymes in both Spanish and English. Perfect for everyone, this story time will help build kids’ languag...read more
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Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler / Juega, Muévete y Aprende con Tu Pequeño
10:00am-10:45am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler / Juega, Muévete y Aprende con Tu Pequeño
Thursday, Dec. 12, 10:00am-10:45amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
High-energy learning experience just for toddlers aged 1 to 3 and their caregivers. Toddlers will learn and grow through stories, movement, and music. Caregivers MUST sign up for only ONE six-week time-slot per session. Registration begins October 24.Story time sessions: Thursdays, Oc...read more

Wishing Tree
10:00 - 8:00 PM
 Wishing Tree
Thursday, Dec. 12, 10:00 - 8:00 PM
First Floor, Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce the "Wishing Tree Program" which will run from Thanksgiving  through December.Come to the Library and  make a wish for the new year! Place your wish on the tree, and read what others in our community have wished for.For addition...read more
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler / Juega, Muévete y Aprende con Tu Pequeño
11:30am-12:15pm
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler / Juega, Muévete y Aprende con Tu Pequeño
Thursday, Dec. 12, 11:30am-12:15pmPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
High-energy learning experience just for toddlers aged 1 to 3 and their caregivers. Toddlers will learn and grow through stories, movement, and music. Caregivers MUST sign up for only ONE six-week time-slot per session. Registration begins October 24.Story time sessions: Thursdays, Oc...read more

Clases de Computadoras (Computer Classes) Computer Basicos 2
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Clases de Computadoras (Computer Classes) Computer Basicos 2
Thursday, Dec. 12, 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Learning Center
¿Estas interesado en aprender de la computadora?¡Entonces inscríbanse a las clases de computadoras ofrecidas en la Biblioteca pública de Santa Maria! El espacio es limitado y se requiere registro. Para registrarse—o para más información—por favor ...read more
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
3:30pm - 6:30pm
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
Thursday, Dec. 12, 3:30pm - 6:30pmHomework Help / Ayud
Youth Services
The Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.La biblioteca ofrece gratis los servicios de ayuda con la tarea para los estudiantes de los grados K-6. Te...read more
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Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler / Juega, Muévete y Aprende con Tu Pequeño
10:00am-10:45am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler / Juega, Muévete y Aprende con Tu Pequeño
Friday, Dec. 13, 10:00am-10:45amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
High-energy learning experience just for toddlers aged 1 to 3 and their caregivers. Toddlers will learn and grow through stories, movement, and music. Caregivers MUST sign up for only ONE six-week time-slot per session. Registration begins October 24.Story time sessions: Thursdays, No...read more

Wishing Tree
10:00 - 6:00 PM
 Wishing Tree
Friday, Dec. 13, 10:00 - 6:00 PM
First Floor, Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce the "Wishing Tree Program" which will run from Thanksgiving  through December.Come to the Library and  make a wish for the new year! Place your wish on the tree, and read what others in our community have wished for.For addition...read more
Bouncing Baby Story Time / Brinca Bebe Brinca Hora de Cuentos
11:30am-12:00pm
Bouncing Baby Story Time / Brinca Bebe Brinca Hora de Cuentos
Friday, Dec. 13, 11:30am-12:00pmBouncing Baby Story
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Take some time for you and your baby at this playful story time. Bouncing Baby Story Time offers exploration of pre-literacy skills through music, movement, and visual stimulation as well as promoting a healthy bond between baby and caregiver. Learn, connect, and grow with other babies up to 12 mont...read more
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Winter Makerspace
10:00 - 3:00 PM
 Winter Makerspace
Saturday, Dec. 14, 10:00 - 3:00 PM
Learning Center
It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. Join us on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the Learning Center.December 14: Ornament making Sew it in 30 and creating Christmas stockings Popsicle stick creations These activities are supporte...read more
Wishing Tree
10:00 - 6:00 PM
 Wishing Tree
Saturday, Dec. 14, 10:00 - 6:00 PM
First Floor, Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce the "Wishing Tree Program" which will run from Thanksgiving  through December.Come to the Library and  make a wish for the new year! Place your wish on the tree, and read what others in our community have wished for.For addition...read more
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Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Monday, Dec. 16Reading is Sweet: Wi
Youth Services Department
Come by Youth Services to get your reading tracker. Show us your tracker after you have read or listened to five books to receive a small prize and gumball stickers to help us fill our giant gumball mural with 1000 gumballs by the end of the program.Pasa por el escritorio de Servicios Juveniles para...read more
Wishing Tree
10:00 - 8:00 PM
 Wishing Tree
Monday, Dec. 16, 10:00 - 8:00 PM
First Floor, Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce the "Wishing Tree Program" which will run from Thanksgiving  through December.Come to the Library and  make a wish for the new year! Place your wish on the tree, and read what others in our community have wished for.For addition...read more
Movie Night - Green Book
3:00 - 5:30 PM
 Movie Night - Green Book
Monday, Dec. 16, 3:00 - 5:30 PM
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Theme: Drama, PG-13 (2018), 130 minutes A working-class Italian-American bouncer (Viggo Mortensen) becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist (Mahershala Ali) on a tour of venues through the 1960's American South. The Santa Maria Public Library is delighted to offer FR...read more
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
3:30pm - 6:30pm
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
Monday, Dec. 16, 3:30pm - 6:30pmHomework Help / Ayud
Youth Services
The Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.La biblioteca ofrece gratis los servicios de ayuda con la tarea para los estudiantes de los grados K-6. Te...read more
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Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Tuesday, Dec. 17Reading is Sweet: Wi
Youth Services Department
Come by Youth Services to get your reading tracker. Show us your tracker after you have read or listened to five books to receive a small prize and gumball stickers to help us fill our giant gumball mural with 1000 gumballs by the end of the program.Pasa por el escritorio de Servicios Juveniles para...read more
Wishing Tree
10:00 - 8:00 PM
 Wishing Tree
Tuesday, Dec. 17, 10:00 - 8:00 PM
First Floor, Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce the "Wishing Tree Program" which will run from Thanksgiving  through December.Come to the Library and  make a wish for the new year! Place your wish on the tree, and read what others in our community have wished for.For addition...read more
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
10:30am-11:00am
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Dec. 17, 10:30am-11:00amMouse Tales Preschoo
Orcutt Branch Library
For Preschoolers ages 3-5. Featuring stories, puppets, fingerplays, and songs.*Please note: Early entry will begin at 10:15am ONLY for story time participants. The library opens at 11:00am for the general public.Please call to pre-register, 805.937.6483 
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
11:30am-12:00pm
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Dec. 17, 11:30am-12:00pmMouse Tales Preschoo
Orcutt Branch Library
For Preschoolers ages 3-5. Featuring stories, puppets, fingerplays, and songs.Please call to pre-register, 805.937.6483 
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
3:30pm - 6:30pm
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
Tuesday, Dec. 17, 3:30pm - 6:30pmHomework Help / Ayud
Youth Services
The Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.La biblioteca ofrece gratis los servicios de ayuda con la tarea para los estudiantes de los grados K-6. Te...read more
Night Light Theater: Home Alone
6:00pm-8:00pm
 Night Light Theater: Home Alone
Tuesday, Dec. 17, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Night Light TheaterDrop by for a monthly family movie night at the Library! No sign-ups or tickets required. All ages welcome with caregivers.  Sorry, food and drinks are not allowed at this event Home Alone  (PG, 103 minutes) 1990Pasa por la biblioteca para ver una pelícu...read more
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Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Wednesday, Dec. 18Reading is Sweet: Wi
Youth Services Department
Come by Youth Services to get your reading tracker. Show us your tracker after you have read or listened to five books to receive a small prize and gumball stickers to help us fill our giant gumball mural with 1000 gumballs by the end of the program.Pasa por el escritorio de Servicios Juveniles para...read more
Wishing Tree
10:00 - 8:00 PM
 Wishing Tree
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 10:00 - 8:00 PM
First Floor, Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce the "Wishing Tree Program" which will run from Thanksgiving  through December.Come to the Library and  make a wish for the new year! Place your wish on the tree, and read what others in our community have wished for.For addition...read more
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
3:30pm - 6:30pm
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 3:30pm - 6:30pmHomework Help / Ayud
Youth Services
The Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.La biblioteca ofrece gratis los servicios de ayuda con la tarea para los estudiantes de los grados K-6. Te...read more
Cards and Cocoa / Tarjetas y Coco
4:00pm-5:30pm
Cards and Cocoa / Tarjetas y Coco
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 4:00pm-5:30pmCards and Cocoa / Ta
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Enjoy a warm winter beverage, entertainment, and snacks while making cards for local senior citizens. A fun family activity that also gives back to our community.Disfruta una bebida caliente, entretenimiento, y un aperitivo mientras haciendo tarjetas para las personas mayores de la comunidad. Una ac...read more
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Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Thursday, Dec. 19Reading is Sweet: Wi
Youth Services Department
Come by Youth Services to get your reading tracker. Show us your tracker after you have read or listened to five books to receive a small prize and gumball stickers to help us fill our giant gumball mural with 1000 gumballs by the end of the program.Pasa por el escritorio de Servicios Juveniles para...read more
Wishing Tree
10:00 - 8:00 PM
 Wishing Tree
Thursday, Dec. 19, 10:00 - 8:00 PM
First Floor, Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce the "Wishing Tree Program" which will run from Thanksgiving  through December.Come to the Library and  make a wish for the new year! Place your wish on the tree, and read what others in our community have wished for.For addition...read more
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
3:30pm - 6:30pm
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
Thursday, Dec. 19, 3:30pm - 6:30pmHomework Help / Ayud
Youth Services
The Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.La biblioteca ofrece gratis los servicios de ayuda con la tarea para los estudiantes de los grados K-6. Te...read more
Lego Club / Club de Lego
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Lego Club / Club de Lego
Thursday, Dec. 19, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Master builders, come create whatever you imagine with Legos supplied by the library. Compete in a building challenge for prizes, or just build for fun. Maestros constructores vengan construir con su imaginación con Legos. Completa el reto para ganar un premio o construye lo que quieras....read more
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Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Friday, Dec. 20Reading is Sweet: Wi
Youth Services Department
Come by Youth Services to get your reading tracker. Show us your tracker after you have read or listened to five books to receive a small prize and gumball stickers to help us fill our giant gumball mural with 1000 gumballs by the end of the program.Pasa por el escritorio de Servicios Juveniles para...read more
Wishing Tree
10:00 - 6:00 PM
 Wishing Tree
Friday, Dec. 20, 10:00 - 6:00 PM
First Floor, Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce the "Wishing Tree Program" which will run from Thanksgiving  through December.Come to the Library and  make a wish for the new year! Place your wish on the tree, and read what others in our community have wished for.For addition...read more
ELF Escape Room / Sala de Escape ELF
4:00pm -5:30pm
ELF Escape Room / Sala de Escape ELF
Friday, Dec. 20, 4:00pm -5:30pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Buddy the Elf needs your help! The elves have played a trick and hidden the key to Santa’s sleigh! Solve the clues to keep Buddy out of trouble. The team with the fastest time will win some of Buddy’s favorite things.Buddy el Duende necesita tu ayuda! Los duendes han jugado un truco y ha...read more
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Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Saturday, Dec. 21Reading is Sweet: Wi
Youth Services Department
Come by Youth Services to get your reading tracker. Show us your tracker after you have read or listened to five books to receive a small prize and gumball stickers to help us fill our giant gumball mural with 1000 gumballs by the end of the program.Pasa por el escritorio de Servicios Juveniles para...read more
Winter Makerspace
10:00 - 3:00 PM
 Winter Makerspace
Saturday, Dec. 21, 10:00 - 3:00 PM
Learning Center
It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. Join us on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the Learning Center.December 21: Jewelry making 3-D print and design Pipe cleaner creationsThese activities are supported by a grant from the CA...read more
Wishing Tree
10:00 - 6:00 PM
 Wishing Tree
Saturday, Dec. 21, 10:00 - 6:00 PM
First Floor, Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce the "Wishing Tree Program" which will run from Thanksgiving  through December.Come to the Library and  make a wish for the new year! Place your wish on the tree, and read what others in our community have wished for.For addition...read more
Heart of the Valley - Local History
10:15 to 11:15 AM
Heart of the Valley - Local History
Saturday, Dec. 21, 10:15 to 11:15 AM
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Join us on the third Saturday of the month in Shepard Hall for our NEW speaker series called "Heart of the Valley". December 21, 2019 from 10:15 to 11:15 am Guest Speaker: Presentation: Santa Maria Valley Railroad Seating is limited and first come first serve basis.  For ad...read more
Christmas Crafts
11:00AM - 1:00PM
 Christmas Crafts
Saturday, Dec. 21, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Orcutt Branch Library
Join us for some Christmas crafts!
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Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Monday, Dec. 23Reading is Sweet: Wi
Youth Services Department
Come by Youth Services to get your reading tracker. Show us your tracker after you have read or listened to five books to receive a small prize and gumball stickers to help us fill our giant gumball mural with 1000 gumballs by the end of the program.Pasa por el escritorio de Servicios Juveniles para...read more
Wishing Tree
10:00 - 8:00 PM
 Wishing Tree
Monday, Dec. 23, 10:00 - 8:00 PM
First Floor, Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce the "Wishing Tree Program" which will run from Thanksgiving  through December.Come to the Library and  make a wish for the new year! Place your wish on the tree, and read what others in our community have wished for.For addition...read more
Toy Story Movie Matinee Week / Semana de Películas : Toy Story
2:00pm-4:00pm
Toy Story Movie Matinee Week / Semana de Películas : Toy Story
Monday, Dec. 23, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Need something to do during winter break? Come to the library to watch a special screening of the four Toy Story movies. No sign-ups or tickets required. All ages welcome with caregivers. Sorry, food and drinks are not allowed at this event.Toy Story (PG, 81 minutos) 1995¿Necesitas algo que h...read more
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
3:30pm - 6:30pm
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
Monday, Dec. 23, 3:30pm - 6:30pmHomework Help / Ayud
Youth Services
The Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.La biblioteca ofrece gratis los servicios de ayuda con la tarea para los estudiantes de los grados K-6. Te...read more
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Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Tuesday, Dec. 24Reading is Sweet: Wi
Youth Services Department
Come by Youth Services to get your reading tracker. Show us your tracker after you have read or listened to five books to receive a small prize and gumball stickers to help us fill our giant gumball mural with 1000 gumballs by the end of the program.Pasa por el escritorio de Servicios Juveniles para...read more
Wishing Tree
10:00 - 5:00 PM
 Wishing Tree
Tuesday, Dec. 24, 10:00 - 5:00 PM
First Floor, Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce the "Wishing Tree Program" which will run from Thanksgiving  through December.Come to the Library and  make a wish for the new year! Place your wish on the tree, and read what others in our community have wished for.For addition...read more
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
3:30pm - 6:30pm
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
Tuesday, Dec. 24, 3:30pm - 6:30pmHomework Help / Ayud
Youth Services
The Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.La biblioteca ofrece gratis los servicios de ayuda con la tarea para los estudiantes de los grados K-6. Te...read more
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Wednesday, Dec. 25,
All Locations
The Library will be closed in observance of the Christmas holiday.
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Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Thursday, Dec. 26Reading is Sweet: Wi
Youth Services Department
Come by Youth Services to get your reading tracker. Show us your tracker after you have read or listened to five books to receive a small prize and gumball stickers to help us fill our giant gumball mural with 1000 gumballs by the end of the program.Pasa por el escritorio de Servicios Juveniles para...read more
Wishing Tree
10:00 - 8:00 PM
 Wishing Tree
Thursday, Dec. 26, 10:00 - 8:00 PM
First Floor, Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce the "Wishing Tree Program" which will run from Thanksgiving  through December.Come to the Library and  make a wish for the new year! Place your wish on the tree, and read what others in our community have wished for.For addition...read more
Toy Story Movie Matinee Week / Semana de Películas : Toy Story 2
2:00pm-4:00pm
Toy Story Movie Matinee Week / Semana de Películas : Toy Story 2
Thursday, Dec. 26, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Need something to do during winter break? Come to the library to watch a special screening of the four Toy Story movies. No sign-ups or tickets required. All ages welcome with caregivers. Sorry, food and drinks are not allowed at this event.Toy Story 2 (PG, 92 minutes) 1999¿Necesitas algo que...read more
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
3:30pm - 6:30pm
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
Thursday, Dec. 26, 3:30pm - 6:30pmHomework Help / Ayud
Youth Services
The Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.La biblioteca ofrece gratis los servicios de ayuda con la tarea para los estudiantes de los grados K-6. Te...read more
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Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Friday, Dec. 27Reading is Sweet: Wi
Youth Services Department
Come by Youth Services to get your reading tracker. Show us your tracker after you have read or listened to five books to receive a small prize and gumball stickers to help us fill our giant gumball mural with 1000 gumballs by the end of the program.Pasa por el escritorio de Servicios Juveniles para...read more
Wishing Tree
10:00 - 6:00 PM
 Wishing Tree
Friday, Dec. 27, 10:00 - 6:00 PM
First Floor, Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce the "Wishing Tree Program" which will run from Thanksgiving  through December.Come to the Library and  make a wish for the new year! Place your wish on the tree, and read what others in our community have wished for.For addition...read more
Toy Story Movie Matinee Week / Semana de Películas : Toy Story 3
2:00pm-4:00pm
Toy Story Movie Matinee Week / Semana de Películas : Toy Story 3
Friday, Dec. 27, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Need something to do during winter break? Come to the library to watch a special screening of the four Toy Story movies. No sign-ups or tickets required. All ages welcome with caregivers. Sorry, food and drinks are not allowed at this event.Toy Story 3 (PG, 103 minutos) 2010¿Necesitas algo qu...read more
Teen Gaming Fridays / Viernes de Juegos para Jóvenes
4:00pm-5:30pm
Teen Gaming Fridays / Viernes de Juegos para Jóvenes
Friday, Dec. 27, 4:00pm-5:30pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Teens, join us on select Fridays for an afternoon of gaming. Play against your friends, or just sit back and watch the action on our large screen. Light snacks will be provided. Jóvenes únete con nosotros durante seleccionados viernes para una tarde de juegos. Juega contra tus ami...read more
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Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Saturday, Dec. 28Reading is Sweet: Wi
Youth Services Department
Come by Youth Services to get your reading tracker. Show us your tracker after you have read or listened to five books to receive a small prize and gumball stickers to help us fill our giant gumball mural with 1000 gumballs by the end of the program.Pasa por el escritorio de Servicios Juveniles para...read more
Wishing Tree
10:00 - 6:00 PM
 Wishing Tree
Saturday, Dec. 28, 10:00 - 6:00 PM
First Floor, Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce the "Wishing Tree Program" which will run from Thanksgiving  through December.Come to the Library and  make a wish for the new year! Place your wish on the tree, and read what others in our community have wished for.For addition...read more
Winter Makerspace
10:00 - 3:00 PM
 Winter Makerspace
Saturday, Dec. 28, 10:00 - 3:00 PM
Learning Center
It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. Join us on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the Learning Center.December 28:  3-D print and design Makey-makey New Year's projects star wands These activities are supported by a g...read more
Toy Story Movie Matinee Week / Semana de Películas : Toy Story 4
2:00pm-4:00pm
Toy Story Movie Matinee Week / Semana de Películas : Toy Story 4
Saturday, Dec. 28, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Need something to do during winter break? Come to the library to watch a special screening of the four Toy Story movies. No sign-ups or tickets required. All ages welcome with caregivers. Sorry, food and drinks are not allowed at this event.Toy Story 4 (PG, 100 minutos) 2019¿Necesitas algo qu...read more
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Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Monday, Dec. 30Reading is Sweet: Wi
Youth Services Department
Come by Youth Services to get your reading tracker. Show us your tracker after you have read or listened to five books to receive a small prize and gumball stickers to help us fill our giant gumball mural with 1000 gumballs by the end of the program.Pasa por el escritorio de Servicios Juveniles para...read more
Wishing Tree
10:00 - 8:00 PM
 Wishing Tree
Monday, Dec. 30, 10:00 - 8:00 PM
First Floor, Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce the "Wishing Tree Program" which will run from Thanksgiving  through December.Come to the Library and  make a wish for the new year! Place your wish on the tree, and read what others in our community have wished for.For addition...read more
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
3:30pm - 6:30pm
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
Monday, Dec. 30, 3:30pm - 6:30pmHomework Help / Ayud
Youth Services
The Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.La biblioteca ofrece gratis los servicios de ayuda con la tarea para los estudiantes de los grados K-6. Te...read more
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Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Reading is Sweet: Winter Reading Program / Leyendo es Dulce Programa de Lectura del Invierno
Tuesday, Dec. 31Reading is Sweet: Wi
Youth Services Department
Come by Youth Services to get your reading tracker. Show us your tracker after you have read or listened to five books to receive a small prize and gumball stickers to help us fill our giant gumball mural with 1000 gumballs by the end of the program.Pasa por el escritorio de Servicios Juveniles para...read more
Wishing Tree
10:00 - 5:00 PM
 Wishing Tree
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 10:00 - 5:00 PM
First Floor, Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce the "Wishing Tree Program" which will run from Thanksgiving  through December.Come to the Library and  make a wish for the new year! Place your wish on the tree, and read what others in our community have wished for.For addition...read more
Noon-Year’s Eve Party / Fiesta de Nuevo Año al Medio Día
11:00am - 12:00pm
Noon-Year’s Eve Party / Fiesta de Nuevo Año al Medio Día
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Can’t stay up until midnight? Come count down the New Year with us. Make sparkly crafts, hear popping stories, and enjoy delicious refreshments. Festive attire is welcome.¿No se pueden quedar despiertos hasta la medianoche? Vengan a contar el Nuevo Año al mediodia con nosotros. H...read more
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
3:30pm - 6:30pm
Homework Help / Ayuda con la Tarea
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 3:30pm - 6:30pmHomework Help / Ayud
Youth Services
The Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.La biblioteca ofrece gratis los servicios de ayuda con la tarea para los estudiantes de los grados K-6. Te...read more
    
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