Library Events

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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Teen Breakout Room Challenge
4:00pm-5:30pm
 Teen Breakout Room Challenge
Friday, Mar. 1, 4:00pm-5:30pmTeen Breakout Room C
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Put your skills to the test in our Breakout Room Challenge! Bring your friends and try to solve the clues to escape the room before time runs out. Prizes will be awarded to the team with the best time, and light snacks will be served.
Private Event
7:30 to 11:15 AM
 Private Event
Friday, Mar. 1, 7:30 to 11:15 AM
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
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Spring Maker Space
10:00am - 3:00pm
 Spring Maker Space
Saturday, Mar. 2, 10:00am - 3:00pmSpring Maker Space
Learning Center
It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. March 2 Crochet Tissue Paper Flowers Sew it in 30For more information, please call the Library, 805-925-0994. 
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Homework Help
4:00pm - 7:00pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Mar. 4, 4:00pm - 7:00pmHomework Help
Santa Maria Public Library Youth Services Department
Need help with homework? The Santa Maria Public Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We will have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.
Teens: Board of Library Teens (BOLT)
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Teens: Board of Library Teens (BOLT)
Monday, Mar. 4, 5:00pm - 6:00pmTeens: Board of Libr
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.
Making Leadership
7:00-10:00
 Making Leadership
Monday, Mar. 4, 7:00-10:00
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
One T Work
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Homework Help
By Appointment
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Mar. 5, By Appointment
Los Alamos Branch Library
Homework Help is available every Tuesday through Thursday at the Los Alomos Library. Please call during normal Library hours and make an appointment.Los Alamos Library 405 Helena Street(805) 344-1025Sunday-Monday -  ClosedTuesday-Thursday - 2:00pm-7:00pmFriday - 10:00am-6:00pmSat...read more
Private Event
9:00-11:30
 Private Event
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 9:00-11:30
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Homework Help
4:00pm-7:00pm
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 4:00pm-7:00pmHomework Help
Santa Maria Public Library Youth Services Department
Need help with homework? The Santa Maria Public Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We will have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.
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Homework Help
By Appointment
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Mar. 6, By Appointment
Los Alamos Branch Library
Homework Help is available every Tuesday through Thursday at the Los Alomos Library. Please call during normal Library hours and make an appointment.Los Alamos Library 405 Helena Street(805) 344-1025Sunday-Monday -  ClosedTuesday-Thursday - 2:00pm-7:00pmFriday - 10:00am-6:00pmSat...read more
Homework Help
4:00pm - 7:00pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 4:00pm - 7:00pmHomework Help
Santa Maria Public Library Youth Services Department
Need help with homework? The Santa Maria Public Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We will have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.
Spring Maker Space
5:00pm - 7:00pm
 Spring Maker Space
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 5:00pm - 7:00pmSpring Maker Space
Learning Center
It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. March 6  Makerspace Safety Using a Digital CameraFor more information, please call the Library, 805-925-0994. 
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Homework Help
By Appointment
 Homework Help
Thursday, Mar. 7, By Appointment
Los Alamos Branch Library
Homework Help is available every Tuesday through Thursday at the Los Alomos Library. Please call during normal Library hours and make an appointment.Los Alamos Library 405 Helena Street(805) 344-1025Sunday-Monday -  ClosedTuesday-Thursday - 2:00pm-7:00pmFriday - 10:00am-6:00pmSat...read more
Private Event
9:30-4:00
 Private Event
Thursday, Mar. 7, 9:30-4:00
Learning Center
Homework Help
4:00pm-7:00pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Mar. 7, 4:00pm-7:00pmHomework Help
Santa Maria Public Library Youth Services Department
Need help with homework? The Santa Maria Public Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We will have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.
Private Event
5:00-8:00
 Private Event
Thursday, Mar. 7, 5:00-8:00
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
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PCPA Presents: Oliver Button Is a Sissy
4:00pm-5:00pm
PCPA Presents: Oliver Button Is a Sissy
Friday, Mar. 8, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Oliver Button is a creative soul who loves to draw, make movies, and tap dance.  When other boys make fun of him at school, Oliver decides to enter a talent competition to try to win their approval.  Will Oliver be able to gain acceptance and new friends?  Based on the book by Tomie d...read more
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Private Event
9:00-3:00
 Private Event
Saturday, Mar. 9, 9:00-3:00
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Spring Makerspace
10:00am - 3:00pm
 Spring Makerspace
Saturday, Mar. 9, 10:00am - 3:00pmSpring Makerspace
Learning Center
It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. March 9 Digital Image Editing Friendship Braceletes Iron on TransfersFor more information, please call the Library, 805-925-0994. 
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Cover to Cover Club
 Cover to Cover Club
Monday, Mar. 11
All Locations
Children aged 4-12 can earn up to three In-N-Out Achievement Awards, good for a free hamburger or cheesburger.Sign-up at the City of Santa Maria Public Library and all branch locations.
Opera Santa Barbara - Noontime Opera
12:00 to 1:00 PM
Opera Santa Barbara - Noontime Opera
Monday, Mar. 11, 12:00 to 1:00 PMOpera Santa Barbara
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Santa Maria Public Library and Opera Santa Barbara have partnered together to present an opera concert. Seating for the concert will be first come first serve since there is no sign up for this event. During the concert, members of the Chrisman Studio Artist Residency Program will perform music...read more
Homework Help
4:00pm - 7:00pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Mar. 11, 4:00pm - 7:00pmHomework Help
Santa Maria Public Library Youth Services Department
Need help with homework? The Santa Maria Public Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We will have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.
Teen Volunteer Orientation
5:00pm-6:00pm
 Teen Volunteer Orientation
Monday, Mar. 11, 5:00pm-6:00pmTeen Volunteer Orien
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.
Movie Night - Grease
5:00 -:00 PM
 Movie Night - Grease
Monday, Mar. 11, 5:00 -:00 PM
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Theme: Musical, Romance, PG-13 (1978), 110 minutes Go back to high school with Pink Lady Sandy, leader of the bad-boy T-Birds, Danny, and a rockin' and rollin' all-star cast.
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Cover to Cover Club
 Cover to Cover Club
Tuesday, Mar. 12
All Locations
Children aged 4-12 can earn up to three In-N-Out Achievement Awards, good for a free hamburger or cheesburger.Sign-up at the City of Santa Maria Public Library and all branch locations.
Homework Help
By Appointment
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Mar. 12, By Appointment
Los Alamos Branch Library
Homework Help is available every Tuesday through Thursday at the Los Alomos Library. Please call during normal Library hours and make an appointment.Los Alamos Library 405 Helena Street(805) 344-1025Sunday-Monday -  ClosedTuesday-Thursday - 2:00pm-7:00pmFriday - 10:00am-6:00pmSat...read more
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
10:30am
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 10:30am
Orcutt Branch Library
For Preschoolders 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
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 11:30am
Orcutt Branch Library
For Preschoolders ages 3-5. Featuring stories, puppets, fingerplays, and songs.Please call to pre-register, 805.937.6483 
Computer Basics Workshop - Internet Searching and E-Resources I
1:00 to 2:00 pm
Computer Basics Workshop - Internet Searching and E-Resources I
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 1:00 to 2:00 pm
Learning Center
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce a free workshop on Computer Basics, Internet Searching and E-Resources I, on Mar 12, 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 wit...read more
Homework Help
4:00pm-7:00pm
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 4:00pm-7:00pmHomework Help
Santa Maria Public Library Youth Services Department
Need help with homework? The Santa Maria Public Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We will have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.
FREE Poetry Writing Workshop
4:30pm - 6:30pm
 FREE Poetry Writing Workshop
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 4:30pm - 6:30pmFREE Poetry Writing
Los Alamos Branch Library
For Ages 12 and UpPoetry Writing Workshop led byOlga García Echeverría Join poet and educator, Olga García Echeverría, for an exploration of poetry and writing to say something about who we are, where we come from, and what we love.  Olga has been teaching for o...read more
Making Leadership
7:00-10:00
 Making Leadership
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 7:00-10:00
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
One T Work
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Cover to Cover Club
 Cover to Cover Club
Wednesday, Mar. 13
All Locations
Children aged 4-12 can earn up to three In-N-Out Achievement Awards, good for a free hamburger or cheesburger.Sign-up at the City of Santa Maria Public Library and all branch locations.
Homework Help
By Appointment
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Mar. 13, By Appointment
Los Alamos Branch Library
Homework Help is available every Tuesday through Thursday at the Los Alomos Library. Please call during normal Library hours and make an appointment.Los Alamos Library 405 Helena Street(805) 344-1025Sunday-Monday -  ClosedTuesday-Thursday - 2:00pm-7:00pmFriday - 10:00am-6:00pmSat...read more
Private Event
10:00-11:00
 Private Event
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 10:00-11:00
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Adult Coloring Program
1:00 to 2:30 PM
 Adult Coloring Program
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 1:00 to 2:30 PM
(02/13, 03/13 & 27, 04/10 & 24, 05/08 & 22, 06/12 & 26)

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 aat the Santa Maria Public Library.The  program is free, and all materials will be provided. Participants are offered a b...read more
New Life K9s - Service Dogs
1:00 to 2:00 PM
 New Life K9s - Service Dogs
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 1:00 to 2:00 PM
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
The City of Santa Maria is having a presntation from New Life K9s! The mission of New Life K9s is "Saving lives through the healing power of human canine bond". They do this by training service dogs and giving them to Veterans and First Responders who suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Diso...read more
Birds of a Feather Story Time and Craft
4:00pm-5:00pm
Birds of a Feather Story Time and Craft
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Join Library staff for a story time about our feathered friends, and create a craft you can share with the birds.
Homework Help
4:00pm - 7:00pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 4:00pm - 7:00pmHomework Help
Santa Maria Public Library Youth Services Department
Need help with homework? The Santa Maria Public Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We will have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.
Spring Makerspace
5:00pm-7:00pm
 Spring Makerspace
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 5:00pm-7:00pmSpring Makerspace
Learning Center
It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. March 13 Using a Silhouette Cutter Lego BuildingFor more information, please call the Library, 805-925-0994. 
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Cover to Cover Club
 Cover to Cover Club
Thursday, Mar. 14
All Locations
Children aged 4-12 can earn up to three In-N-Out Achievement Awards, good for a free hamburger or cheesburger.Sign-up at the City of Santa Maria Public Library and all branch locations.
Homework Help
By Appointment
 Homework Help
Thursday, Mar. 14, By Appointment
Los Alamos Branch Library
Homework Help is available every Tuesday through Thursday at the Los Alomos Library. Please call during normal Library hours and make an appointment.Los Alamos Library 405 Helena Street(805) 344-1025Sunday-Monday -  ClosedTuesday-Thursday - 2:00pm-7:00pmFriday - 10:00am-6:00pmSat...read more
Private Event
10:00-11:00
 Private Event
Thursday, Mar. 14, 10:00-11:00
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
HR Webinar
Clases de Computadoras (Computer Classes)
1:00-2:00
Clases de Computadoras (Computer Classes)
Thursday, Mar. 14, 1:00-2:00
Learning Center
Homework Help
4:00pm-7:00pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Mar. 14, 4:00pm-7:00pmHomework Help
Santa Maria Public Library Youth Services Department
Need help with homework? The Santa Maria Public Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We will have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.
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Cover to Cover Club
 Cover to Cover Club
Friday, Mar. 15
All Locations
Children aged 4-12 can earn up to three In-N-Out Achievement Awards, good for a free hamburger or cheesburger.Sign-up at the City of Santa Maria Public Library and all branch locations.
Bike Kitchen
3:00 to 5:00 PM
 Bike Kitchen
Friday, Mar. 15, 3:00 to 5:00 PM
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Each month from March through August of 2019, free bike clinics will be offered at the Library. Patrons can bring in their bicycles and a representative will available to assist you in learning how to repair the bicycle. Tools and consumables will be provided free of charge during the bicycle clinic...read more
Teens: Anime Club
4:30pm-5:30pm
 Teens: Anime Club
Friday, Mar. 15, 4:30pm-5:30pmTeens: Anime Club
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
If you’re a teen who is into anime or manga, come to a meeting of the Anime Club! This is your space to geek out with other fans! We’ll meet once a month to watch anime, eat Japanese snacks, and maybe do a craft or activity. New members are always welcome! This program is open to Jr...read more
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Cover to Cover Club
 Cover to Cover Club
Saturday, Mar. 16
All Locations
Children aged 4-12 can earn up to three In-N-Out Achievement Awards, good for a free hamburger or cheesburger.Sign-up at the City of Santa Maria Public Library and all branch locations.
Spring MakerSpace
10:00am - 3:00pm
 Spring MakerSpace
Saturday, Mar. 16, 10:00am - 3:00pmSpring MakerSpace
Learning Center
It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. March 16 Mosaic Paper Shamrocks Screen Printing Lego BuildingFor more information, please call the Library, 805-925-0994. 
Private Event
10:00-4:00
 Private Event
Saturday, Mar. 16, 10:00-4:00
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Teens: Board of Library Teens (BOLT)
10:00am - 11:00am
Teens: Board of Library Teens (BOLT)
Saturday, Mar. 16, 10:00am - 11:00amTeens: Board of Libr
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.
Heart of the Valley - Local History
10:15 to 11:15 AM
Heart of the Valley - Local History
Saturday, Mar. 16, 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". March 16, 2019 from 10:15 to 11:15 am Guest Speaker Jim Glines Presentation "Heroes and Legends: The Giving Spirit of the Santa Maria Valley" Seating is l...read more
St. Patrick’s Day Crafts
11:00AM - 1:00PM
 St. Patrick’s Day Crafts
Saturday, Mar. 16, 11:00AM - 1:00PMSt. Patrick’s
Orcutt Branch Library
Come to the Orcutt Library to create some amazing St. Patrick's Day crafts.Don't forget to wear GREEN!!
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Cover to Cover Club
 Cover to Cover Club
Monday, Mar. 18
All Locations
Children aged 4-12 can earn up to three In-N-Out Achievement Awards, good for a free hamburger or cheesburger.Sign-up at the City of Santa Maria Public Library and all branch locations.
Homework Help
4:00pm - 7:00pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Mar. 18, 4:00pm - 7:00pmHomework Help
Santa Maria Public Library Youth Services Department
Need help with homework? The Santa Maria Public Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We will have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.
Making Leadership
7:00-10:00
 Making Leadership
Monday, Mar. 18, 7:00-10:00
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
One T Work
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Cover to Cover Club
 Cover to Cover Club
Tuesday, Mar. 19
All Locations
Children aged 4-12 can earn up to three In-N-Out Achievement Awards, good for a free hamburger or cheesburger.Sign-up at the City of Santa Maria Public Library and all branch locations.
Homework Help
By Appointment
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Mar. 19, By Appointment
Los Alamos Branch Library
Homework Help is available every Tuesday through Thursday at the Los Alomos Library. Please call during normal Library hours and make an appointment.Los Alamos Library 405 Helena Street(805) 344-1025Sunday-Monday -  ClosedTuesday-Thursday - 2:00pm-7:00pmFriday - 10:00am-6:00pmSat...read more
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
10:30am
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 10:30am
Orcutt Branch Library
For Preschoolders 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
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 11:30am
Orcutt Branch Library
For Preschoolders ages 3-5. Featuring stories, puppets, fingerplays, and songs.Please call to pre-register, 805.937.6483 
Family Afternoon Story Time - NEW
4:00pm
Family Afternoon Story Time - NEW
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 4:00pmFamily 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, March 19 – April 23
Homework Help
4:00pm-7:00pm
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 4:00pm-7:00pmHomework Help
Santa Maria Public Library Youth Services Department
Need help with homework? The Santa Maria Public Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We will have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.
Night Light Theater: Captain Underpants
6:00pm-7:30pm
Night Light Theater: Captain Underpants
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 6:00pm-7:30pmNight Light Theater:
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Drop by for a monthly family movie night at the Library! No sign-ups or tickets required. All ages welcome with caregivers. All Night Light Theater evenings are on Tuesdays at 6:00pm in the Altrusa Theater. Sorry, food and drinks are not allowed at this event. March 19:  Captain Underpants...read more
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Cover to Cover Club
 Cover to Cover Club
Wednesday, Mar. 20
All Locations
Children aged 4-12 can earn up to three In-N-Out Achievement Awards, good for a free hamburger or cheesburger.Sign-up at the City of Santa Maria Public Library and all branch locations.
Homework Help
By Appointment
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Mar. 20, By Appointment
Los Alamos Branch Library
Homework Help is available every Tuesday through Thursday at the Los Alomos Library. Please call during normal Library hours and make an appointment.Los Alamos Library 405 Helena Street(805) 344-1025Sunday-Monday -  ClosedTuesday-Thursday - 2:00pm-7:00pmFriday - 10:00am-6:00pmSat...read more
Dashing Dinosaurs Story Time
10:30am-11:00am
 Dashing Dinosaurs Story Time
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 10:30am-11:00amDashing Dinosaurs St
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: March 20 – April 24  
Crafty Afternoon
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Crafty Afternoon
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 4:00pm-5:00pmCrafty Afternoon
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Take a creativity break after school at a cool crafting program for elementary school aged kids, 6-12.  Share ideas, check out craft related books, and take a creation home with you.
Homework Help
4:00pm - 7:00pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 4:00pm - 7:00pmHomework Help
Santa Maria Public Library Youth Services Department
Need help with homework? The Santa Maria Public Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We will have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.
Spring Makerspace
5:00pm - 7:00pm
 Spring Makerspace
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 5:00pm - 7:00pmSpring Makerspace
Learning Center
It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. March 20 Using Tinkercad & Thingiverse Using a Digital CameraFor more information, please call the Library, 805-925-0994. 
Bilingual Story Time/Hora de Cuentos
5:30pm
Bilingual Story Time/Hora de Cuentos
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 5:30pmBilingual 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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Cover to Cover Club
 Cover to Cover Club
Thursday, Mar. 21
All Locations
Children aged 4-12 can earn up to three In-N-Out Achievement Awards, good for a free hamburger or cheesburger.Sign-up at the City of Santa Maria Public Library and all branch locations.
Homework Help
By Appointment
 Homework Help
Thursday, Mar. 21, By Appointment
Los Alamos Branch Library
Homework Help is available every Tuesday through Thursday at the Los Alomos Library. Please call during normal Library hours and make an appointment.Los Alamos Library 405 Helena Street(805) 344-1025Sunday-Monday -  ClosedTuesday-Thursday - 2:00pm-7:00pmFriday - 10:00am-6:00pmSat...read more
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
10:00am-10:45pm
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Thursday, Mar. 21, 10:00am-10:45pmPlay, 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.Story time sessions: Thursdays, March 21 – April 25  

Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
11:30am-12:15pm
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Thursday, Mar. 21, 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.Story time sessions: Thursdays, March 21 – April 25  

Homework Help
4:00pm-7:00pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Mar. 21, 4:00pm-7:00pmHomework Help
Santa Maria Public Library Youth Services Department
Need help with homework? The Santa Maria Public Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We will have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.
Private Event
5:00-8:00 pm
 Private Event
Thursday, Mar. 21, 5:00-8:00 pm
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Northman Proposed Subdivision Meeting
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Cover to Cover Club
 Cover to Cover Club
Friday, Mar. 22
All Locations
Children aged 4-12 can earn up to three In-N-Out Achievement Awards, good for a free hamburger or cheesburger.Sign-up at the City of Santa Maria Public Library and all branch locations.
Bouncing Baby Story Time
10:00am
 Bouncing Baby Story Time
Friday, Mar. 22, 10:00amBouncing 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
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
11:00am-11:45am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Friday, Mar. 22, 11:00am-11:45amPlay, 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.Story time sessions: Fridays, March 22– April 26 

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Cover to Cover Club
 Cover to Cover Club
Saturday, Mar. 23
All Locations
Children aged 4-12 can earn up to three In-N-Out Achievement Awards, good for a free hamburger or cheesburger.Sign-up at the City of Santa Maria Public Library and all branch locations.
Spring Makerspace
10:00am - 3:00pm
 Spring Makerspace
Saturday, Mar. 23, 10:00am - 3:00pmSpring Makerspace
Learning Center
It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. March 23 3D Design and Print Green Screen Creations OrigamiFor more information, please call the Library, 805-925-0994. 
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Cover to Cover Club
 Cover to Cover Club
Monday, Mar. 25
All Locations
Children aged 4-12 can earn up to three In-N-Out Achievement Awards, good for a free hamburger or cheesburger.Sign-up at the City of Santa Maria Public Library and all branch locations.
Private Event
12:00-1:30
 Private Event
Monday, Mar. 25, 12:00-1:30
Dorothea Nelson Conference Room
Homework Help
4:00pm - 7:00pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Mar. 25, 4:00pm - 7:00pmHomework Help
Santa Maria Public Library Youth Services Department
Need help with homework? The Santa Maria Public Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We will have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.
Making Leadership
7:00-10:00
 Making Leadership
Monday, Mar. 25, 7:00-10:00
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
One T Work
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Cover to Cover Club
 Cover to Cover Club
Tuesday, Mar. 26
All Locations
Children aged 4-12 can earn up to three In-N-Out Achievement Awards, good for a free hamburger or cheesburger.Sign-up at the City of Santa Maria Public Library and all branch locations.
Homework Help
By Appointment
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Mar. 26, By Appointment
Los Alamos Branch Library
Homework Help is available every Tuesday through Thursday at the Los Alomos Library. Please call during normal Library hours and make an appointment.Los Alamos Library 405 Helena Street(805) 344-1025Sunday-Monday -  ClosedTuesday-Thursday - 2:00pm-7:00pmFriday - 10:00am-6:00pmSat...read more
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
10:30am
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 10:30am
Orcutt Branch Library
For Preschoolders 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 
SMPL Valley Reads Book Club
11:00 -12:30
 SMPL Valley Reads Book Club
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 11:00 -12:30
(Jan 22,11:00 -12:30 PM; Feb 26, 11:00 -12:30; Mar 26, 11:00 -12:30; Apr 23, 11:00 -12:30; May 28, 11:00 -12:30 )

Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
The Valley Reads book club meets very month on the 4th Tuesday in Shepard Hall from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM. Sign-ups to join The Valley Reads are available at the second floor information desk at the Santa Maria Public Library. Please join us for coffee and a lively discussion.  For add...read more
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
11:30am
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 11:30am
Orcutt Branch Library
For Preschoolders ages 3-5. Featuring stories, puppets, fingerplays, and songs.Please call to pre-register, 805.937.6483 
Computer Basics Workshop - Internet Searching and E-resources II
1:00 to 2:00 pm
Computer Basics Workshop - Internet Searching and E-resources II
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 1:00 to 2:00 pm
Learning Center
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce a free workshop on Computer Basics, Internet Searching and E-resources II, on Mar 26, 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 wi...read more
Family Afternoon Story Time - NEW
4:00pm
Family Afternoon Story Time - NEW
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 4:00pmFamily 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, March 19 – April 23
Homework Help
4:00pm-7:00pm
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 4:00pm-7:00pmHomework Help
Santa Maria Public Library Youth Services Department
Need help with homework? The Santa Maria Public Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We will have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.
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Cover to Cover Club
 Cover to Cover Club
Wednesday, Mar. 27
All Locations
Children aged 4-12 can earn up to three In-N-Out Achievement Awards, good for a free hamburger or cheesburger.Sign-up at the City of Santa Maria Public Library and all branch locations.
Homework Help
By Appointment
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Mar. 27, By Appointment
Los Alamos Branch Library
Homework Help is available every Tuesday through Thursday at the Los Alomos Library. Please call during normal Library hours and make an appointment.Los Alamos Library 405 Helena Street(805) 344-1025Sunday-Monday -  ClosedTuesday-Thursday - 2:00pm-7:00pmFriday - 10:00am-6:00pmSat...read more
Dashing Dinosaurs Story Time
10:30am-11:00am
 Dashing Dinosaurs Story Time
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 10:30am-11:00amDashing Dinosaurs St
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: March 20 – April 24  
Adult Coloring Program
1:00 to 2:30 PM
 Adult Coloring Program
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 1:00 to 2:30 PM
(02/13, 03/13 & 27, 04/10 & 24, 05/08 & 22, 06/12 & 26)

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 aat the Santa Maria Public Library.The  program is free, and all materials will be provided. Participants are offered a b...read more
Homework Help
4:00pm - 7:00pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 4:00pm - 7:00pmHomework Help
Santa Maria Public Library Youth Services Department
Need help with homework? The Santa Maria Public Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We will have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.
Spring Makerspace
5:00pm - 7:00pm
 Spring Makerspace
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 5:00pm - 7:00pmSpring Makerspace
Learning Center
It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events.March 27 Cross Stitch Sewing BasicsFor more information, please call the Library, 805-925-0994. 
Bilingual Story Time/Hora de Cuentos
5:30pm
Bilingual Story Time/Hora de Cuentos
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 5:30pmBilingual 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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Cover to Cover Club
 Cover to Cover Club
Thursday, Mar. 28
All Locations
Children aged 4-12 can earn up to three In-N-Out Achievement Awards, good for a free hamburger or cheesburger.Sign-up at the City of Santa Maria Public Library and all branch locations.
Homework Help
By Appointment
 Homework Help
Thursday, Mar. 28, By Appointment
Los Alamos Branch Library
Homework Help is available every Tuesday through Thursday at the Los Alomos Library. Please call during normal Library hours and make an appointment.Los Alamos Library 405 Helena Street(805) 344-1025Sunday-Monday -  ClosedTuesday-Thursday - 2:00pm-7:00pmFriday - 10:00am-6:00pmSat...read more
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
10:00am-10:45pm
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Thursday, Mar. 28, 10:00am-10:45pmPlay, 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.Story time sessions: Thursdays, March 21 – April 25  

Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
11:30am-12:15pm
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Thursday, Mar. 28, 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.Story time sessions: Thursdays, March 21 – April 25  

Clases de Computadoras (Computer Classes)
1:00-2:00
Clases de Computadoras (Computer Classes)
Thursday, Mar. 28, 1:00-2:00
Learning Center
Lego Club
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Lego Club
Thursday, Mar. 28, 4:00pm-5:00pmLego Club
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Meet with other Lego fans and build together. Compete in the building challenge to win a prize, or just hang out with your friends and build what you like. The Library will supply the Legos, and pictures of your finished creations will be displayed in the library for one month after the program.&nbs...read more
Homework Help
4:00pm-7:00pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Mar. 28, 4:00pm-7:00pmHomework Help
Santa Maria Public Library Youth Services Department
Need help with homework? The Santa Maria Public Library offers free after school homework help for grades K-6. We will have volunteer tutors available to help with assignments and work on skills. No sign-ups required, first come, first served.
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Cover to Cover Club
 Cover to Cover Club
Friday, Mar. 29
All Locations
Children aged 4-12 can earn up to three In-N-Out Achievement Awards, good for a free hamburger or cheesburger.Sign-up at the City of Santa Maria Public Library and all branch locations.
Bouncing Baby Story Time
10:00am
 Bouncing Baby Story Time
Friday, Mar. 29, 10:00amBouncing 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
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
11:00am-11:45am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Friday, Mar. 29, 11:00am-11:45amPlay, 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.Story time sessions: Fridays, March 22– April 26 

Bike Kitchen
3:00 to 5:00 PM
 Bike Kitchen
Friday, Mar. 29, 3:00 to 5:00 PM
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Each month from March through August of 2019, free bike clinics will be offered at the Library. Patrons can bring in their bicycles and a representative will available to assist you in learning how to repair the bicycle. Tools and consumables will be provided free of charge during the bicycle clinic...read more
Teen Gaming Fridays
4:00pm-5:30pm
 Teen Gaming Fridays
Friday, Mar. 29, 4:00pm-5:30pmTeen Gaming Fridays
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.
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Cover to Cover Club
 Cover to Cover Club
Saturday, Mar. 30
All Locations
Children aged 4-12 can earn up to three In-N-Out Achievement Awards, good for a free hamburger or cheesburger.Sign-up at the City of Santa Maria Public Library and all branch locations.
Spring Makerspace
10:00am - 3:00pm
 Spring Makerspace
Saturday, Mar. 30, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Learning Center
It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. March 30 Cross Stitch Button Making Machine EmbroideryFor more information, please call the Library, 805-925-0994. 
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