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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Fall MakerSpace
10:00am - 3:00pm
 Fall MakerSpace
Saturday, Sep. 1, 10:00am - 3:00pmFall MakerSpace
Learning Center
It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. Join us every Saturday from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. in the Learning Center.

September 1
3-D doodle pens...read more
Teens: Board of Library Teens (BOLT)
10:00am
Teens: Board of Library Teens (BOLT)
Saturday, Sep. 1, 10:00amTeens: Board of Libr
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Are you a teen who loves your Library? Join the Board of Library Teens (BOLT)! BOLT meets one Saturday per month to decide on upcoming teen program plans, help select materials to order for the teen collection, create a vision for the...read more
Los Alamos Adult Coloring Program
12:00-1:30
Los Alamos Adult Coloring Program
Saturday, Sep. 1, 12:00-1:30
(9/1, 12:00-1:30; 9/15, 12:00-1:30; 10/6, 12:00-1:30; 10/20,12:00-1:30; 11/3, 12:00-1:30; 11/17, 12:00-1:30; 12/1, 12:00-1:30; 12/15, 12:00-1:30 )

Los Alamos Branch Library
Stress getting to you? Need a little time to relax, unwind and explore your creative talents? Come and enjoy this trrend in relaxation at the Los Alamos Branch Library. The program is fre and all materials will be provided.

 For more information please call the Library at (805) 344-1...read more
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, Sep. 3, Library Closed
All Locations
The Library will be closed in observance of the Labor Day holiday.
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Homework Help
By Appointment
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 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) 344-1025
Sunday-Monday -  Closed
Tuesday-Thursday - 2:0...read more
Afternoon Story Time
3:30pm
 Afternoon Story Time
Tuesday, Sep. 4, 3:30pmAfternoon Story Time
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Afternoon Story Time is a special afternoon program featuring stories, movies, and a craft open only to children aged 6 and above. This story time is offered on Tuesdays at 3:30pm. Sign-ups are not...read more
Homework Help
4:00pm-7:00pm
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Sep. 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.
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Homework Help
By Appointment
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Sep. 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) 344-1025
Sunday-Monday -  Closed
Tuesday-Thursday - 2:00pm-7:...read more
Bicycle Transportation: An Introduction to Planning and Design
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Bicycle Transportation: An Introduction to Planning and Design
Wednesday, Sep. 5, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Bicycle Transportation: An Introduction to Planning and Design
8:30AM to 4:30 PM
Bicycle Transportation: An Introduction to Planning and Design
Wednesday, Sep. 5, 8:30AM to 4:30 PM
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Mannerly Monsters Story Time
10:30am
 Mannerly Monsters Story Time
Wednesday, Sep. 5, 10:30amMannerly Monsters St
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Preschool Story Time is offered on Wednesdays at 10:30am and 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. N...read more
Regional Network Meeting
10:30 am to 3:00 pm
 Regional Network Meeting
Wednesday, Sep. 5, 10:30 am to 3:00 pm
Learning Center
Central Coast Literacy Center
Homework Help
4:00pm - 7:00pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Sep. 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.
Fall Wednesday MakerSpace - NEW!!!
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Fall Wednesday MakerSpace - NEW!!!
Wednesday, Sep. 5, 4:00pm - 6:00pmFall Wednesday Maker
Learning Center
We've added a new day and time for MakerSpace. It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. Join us every Wednesday from 4:00 pm.-6:00 p.m. in the Learning Center.

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Bilingual Story Time/Hora de Cuentos - NEW Day and Time
5:30pm
Bilingual Story Time/Hora de Cuentos - NEW Day and Time
Wednesday, Sep. 5, 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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Homework Help
By Appointment
 Homework Help
Thursday, Sep. 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) 344-1025
Sunday-Monday -  Closed
Tuesday-Thursday - 2:00pm-7:...read more
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
10:00am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Thursday, Sep. 6, 10:00amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Join us on Thursdays at 10:00am or 11:30am or Fridays at 11:00am  for an exciting learning experience just for toddlers and their caregivers. Pre-registration for the entire six-week ...read more

Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
11:30am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Thursday, Sep. 6, 11:30amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library

Join us on Thursdays at 10:00am or 11:30am or Fridays at 11:00am for an exciting learning experience just for toddlers and their caregivers. Pre-registration for the entire six-week session is required, and may be completed in person, online through our librar...read more


Homework Help
4:00pm-7:00pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Sep. 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.
College planning Parent Night
5:30 to 8:00 pm
 College planning Parent Night
Thursday, Sep. 6, 5:30 to 8:00 pm
Learning Center
Parent night meeting
Reach Parent College Planning Session
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Reach Parent College Planning Session
Thursday, Sep. 6, 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
College planning session
REACH Parent college Planning Session
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
REACH Parent college Planning Session
Thursday, Sep. 6, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Meeting
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Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
11:00am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Friday, Sep. 7, 11:00amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Join us on Thursdays at 10:00am or 11:30am or Fridays at 11:00am for an exciting learning experience just for toddlers and their caregivers. Pre-registration for the entire six-week session is required, and may be completed in person, online through our library events calendar, or by phone. ...read more

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Private Event
8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
 Private Event
Saturday, Sep. 8, 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Caring together (workshop about caregiving)
Caring together workshop
8:30 to 12:30 pm
 Caring together workshop
Saturday, Sep. 8, 8:30 to 12:30 pm
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Caregiving workshop
Fall MakerSpace
10:00am - 3:00pm
 Fall MakerSpace
Saturday, Sep. 8, 10:00am - 3:00pmFall MakerSpace
Learning Center
It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. Join us every Saturday from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. in the Learning Center.

September 1
3-D doodle pens...read more
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Homework Help
4:00pm - 7:00pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Sep. 10, 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.
Movie Nght - Only the Brave
5:00 PM
 Movie Nght - Only the Brave
Monday, Sep. 10, 5:00 PM
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Theme: Drama, PG-13, (2017) 134 minutes.

Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of elite firefighters, led by Eric Marsh (Josh Brolin) who risk everything to protect a town from a historic wildfire in Prescott, Arizona.
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Homework Help
By Appointment
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 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) 344-1025
Sunday-Monday -  Closed
Tuesday-Thursday - 2:0...read more
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
10:30 am and 11:30am
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 10:30 am and 11:30amMouse Tales Preschoo
Orcutt Branch Library
For Preschoolers ages 3-5. Featuring stories, puppets, fingerplays, and songs.
Please call to pre-register at 805.937.6483
Story time session: September 11 to October 16 on Tuesdays at 10:30am and 11:30am
*Please Note: Early entry will begin for the 10:15am ONLY for sto...read more
Library Shop Celebration
11:30am
 Library Shop Celebration
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 11:30amLibrary Shop Celebra
Library Shop
Join us as we celebrate the Aniversary and reopening fo the Library Shop!
Afternoon Story Time
3:30pm
 Afternoon Story Time
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 3:30pmAfternoon Story Time
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Afternoon Story Time is a special afternoon program featuring stories, movies, and a craft open only to children aged 6 and above. This story time is offered on Tuesdays at 3:30pm. Sign-ups are not...read more
Homework Help
4:00pm-7:00pm
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Sep. 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.
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Homework Help
By Appointment
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Sep. 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) 344-1025
Sunday-Monday -  Closed
Tuesday-Thursday - 2:00pm-7:...read more
Mannerly Monsters Story Time
10:30am
 Mannerly Monsters Story Time
Wednesday, Sep. 12, 10:30amMannerly Monsters St
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Preschool Story Time is offered on Wednesdays at 10:30am and 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. N...read more
Adult Coloring Program
1:00 to 2:30 PM
 Adult Coloring Program
Wednesday, Sep. 12, 1:00 to 2:30 PM
(Sep 26, 1:00-2:30 PM; Oct 10,1:00-2:30 PM; Oct 24, 1:00-2:30 PM; Nov 14, 1:00-2:30 PM; Nov 28, 1:00-2:30 PM; Dec 12, 1:00-2:30 PM)

Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Public Library's popular Adult Coloring Program is a free program designed to relieve stress and provide a creative and artistic outlet for adults of all ages.
Participants are offered a broad selection of pictures and postcards to color. All materials are provided...read more
Homework Help
4:00pm - 7:00pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Sep. 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.
Roaming Reptiles
4:00pm
 Roaming Reptiles
Wednesday, Sep. 12, 4:00pmRoaming Reptiles
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Do you love creepy crawlies? Want to learn more about reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates? Roaming Reptiles has been educating the public with their ambassador animals for 10 years, and now they will be returning to the Library to help us better unde...read more
Fall Wednesday MakerSpace - NEW!!!
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Fall Wednesday MakerSpace - NEW!!!
Wednesday, Sep. 12, 4:00pm - 6:00pmFall Wednesday Maker
Learning Center
We've added a new day and time for MakerSpace. It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. Join us every Wednesday from 4:00 pm.-6:00 p.m. in the Learning Center.

read more
Bilingual Story Time/Hora de Cuentos - NEW Day and Time
5:30pm
Bilingual Story Time/Hora de Cuentos - NEW Day and Time
Wednesday, Sep. 12, 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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Homework Help
By Appointment
 Homework Help
Thursday, Sep. 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) 344-1025
Sunday-Monday -  Closed
Tuesday-Thursday - 2:00pm-7:...read more
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
10:00am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Thursday, Sep. 13, 10:00amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Join us on Thursdays at 10:00am or 11:30am or Fridays at 11:00am  for an exciting learning experience just for toddlers and their caregivers. Pre-registration for the entire six-week ...read more

Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
11:30am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Thursday, Sep. 13, 11:30amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library

Join us on Thursdays at 10:00am or 11:30am or Fridays at 11:00am for an exciting learning experience just for toddlers and their caregivers. Pre-registration for the entire six-week session is required, and may be completed in person, online through our librar...read more


Lego Club
4:00pm
 Lego Club
Thursday, Sep. 13, 4:00pmLego Club
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Join us at the Library on select Thursdays to 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 all finished creations will be displayed in the library for...read more
Homework Help
4:00pm-7:00pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Sep. 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.
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Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
11:00am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Friday, Sep. 14, 11:00amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Join us on Thursdays at 10:00am or 11:30am or Fridays at 11:00am for an exciting learning experience just for toddlers and their caregivers. Pre-registration for the entire six-week session is required, and may be completed in person, online through our library events calendar, or by phone. ...read more

Teen Art
4:00pm-5:30pm
 Teen Art
Friday, Sep. 14, 4:00pm-5:30pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Want to make some amazing art? Join us at the Library as a local artist teaches a workshop, where you’ll learn something new and take home a really cool project. We’ll provide the supplies, and light snacks will be served. Open to junior high and high school students only.
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Fall MakerSpace
10:00am - 3:00pm
 Fall MakerSpace
Saturday, Sep. 15, 10:00am - 3:00pmFall MakerSpace
Learning Center
It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. Join us every Saturday from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. in the Learning Center.

September 1
3-D doodle pens...read more
Fall in Love with Reading
11:00am - 1:00pm
 Fall in Love with Reading
Saturday, Sep. 15, 11:00am - 1:00pmFall in Love with Re
Orcutt Branch Library
Join the Righettin ASTRA for some fun arts & carfts.

175 S. Broadway St, Orcutt, CA 93455
Los Alamos Adult Coloring Program
12:00-1:30
Los Alamos Adult Coloring Program
Saturday, Sep. 15, 12:00-1:30
(9/1, 12:00-1:30; 9/15, 12:00-1:30; 10/6, 12:00-1:30; 10/20,12:00-1:30; 11/3, 12:00-1:30; 11/17, 12:00-1:30; 12/1, 12:00-1:30; 12/15, 12:00-1:30 )

Los Alamos Branch Library
Stress getting to you? Need a little time to relax, unwind and explore your creative talents? Come and enjoy this trrend in relaxation at the Los Alamos Branch Library. The program is fre and all materials will be provided.

 For more information please call the Library at (805) 344-1...read more
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Staff Meeting
11:45 - 1:30 pm
 Staff Meeting
Monday, Sep. 17, 11:45 - 1:30 pm
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Staff Meeting
Homework Help
4:00pm - 7:00pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Sep. 17, 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
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 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) 344-1025
Sunday-Monday -  Closed
Tuesday-Thursday - 2:0...read more
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
10:30 am and 11:30am
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 10:30 am and 11:30amMouse Tales Preschoo
Orcutt Branch Library
For Preschoolers ages 3-5. Featuring stories, puppets, fingerplays, and songs.
Please call to pre-register at 805.937.6483
Story time session: September 11 to October 16 on Tuesdays at 10:30am and 11:30am
*Please Note: Early entry will begin for the 10:15am ONLY for sto...read more
Computer Basics Workshop - Word Basic
1:00 to 2:00 PM
Computer Basics Workshop - Word Basic
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 1:00 to 2:00 PM
Learning Center
The Santa Maria Library is pleased to announce a free workshop on Computer Basics, Word, on Sep 18, 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 individ...read more
Afternoon Story Time
3:30pm
 Afternoon Story Time
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 3:30pmAfternoon Story Time
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Afternoon Story Time is a special afternoon program featuring stories, movies, and a craft open only to children aged 6 and above. This story time is offered on Tuesdays at 3:30pm. Sign-ups are not...read more
Homework Help
4:00pm-7:00pm
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Sep. 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.
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Homework Help
By Appointment
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Sep. 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) 344-1025
Sunday-Monday -  Closed
Tuesday-Thursday - 2:00pm-7:...read more
Private Event
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
 Private Event
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Mannerly Monsters Story Time
10:30am
 Mannerly Monsters Story Time
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 10:30amMannerly Monsters St
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Preschool Story Time is offered on Wednesdays at 10:30am and 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. N...read more
Afternoon Art Time
4:00pm
 Afternoon Art Time
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 4:00pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Join us at the Library as local artists from the Valley Art Gallery teach this workshop. Caregivers are welcome to assist their children with their art projects. Pre-registration for this program is required, and may be completed in person, online through our library events calendar, or by p...read more

Homework Help
4:00pm - 7:00pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Sep. 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.
Fall Wednesday MakerSpace - NEW!!!
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Fall Wednesday MakerSpace - NEW!!!
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 4:00pm - 6:00pmFall Wednesday Maker
Learning Center
We've added a new day and time for MakerSpace. It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. Join us every Wednesday from 4:00 pm.-6:00 p.m. in the Learning Center.

read more
Bilingual Story Time/Hora de Cuentos - NEW Day and Time
5:30pm
Bilingual Story Time/Hora de Cuentos - NEW Day and Time
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 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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Homework Help
By Appointment
 Homework Help
Thursday, Sep. 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) 344-1025
Sunday-Monday -  Closed
Tuesday-Thursday - 2:00pm-7:...read more
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
10:00am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Thursday, Sep. 20, 10:00amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Join us on Thursdays at 10:00am or 11:30am or Fridays at 11:00am  for an exciting learning experience just for toddlers and their caregivers. Pre-registration for the entire six-week ...read more

Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
11:30am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Thursday, Sep. 20, 11:30amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library

Join us on Thursdays at 10:00am or 11:30am or Fridays at 11:00am for an exciting learning experience just for toddlers and their caregivers. Pre-registration for the entire six-week session is required, and may be completed in person, online through our librar...read more


Homework Help
4:00pm-7:00pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Sep. 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.
Falling Leaves Book Sale
4:00-7:00pm Friends Members Only
 Falling Leaves Book Sale
Thursday, Sep. 20, 4:00-7:00pm Friends Members OnlyFalling Leaves Book
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Friends of the Santa Maria Public Library will be having a book sale in Shepard Hall, Friday and Saturday, September 21-22.
With a special preview for Friends members ONLY on Thursday, September 20th from 4:00pm-7:00pm
Homeowners Association Meeting
6:00 to 8:00 pm
 Homeowners Association Meeting
Thursday, Sep. 20, 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Private Meeting Heritage Square
Homeowners Association Meeting
6:00 - 8:00 pm
 Homeowners Association Meeting
Thursday, Sep. 20, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Learning Center
Private meeting
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Babynauts Story Time
10:00am
 Babynauts Story Time
Friday, Sep. 21, 10:00amBabynauts Story Time
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Join the Library on Fridays for an out of this world experience for babies 3-6 months and their caregivers. This story time will encourage babies to explore the world around them through music, mov...read more
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
11:00am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Friday, Sep. 21, 11:00amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Join us on Thursdays at 10:00am or 11:30am or Fridays at 11:00am for an exciting learning experience just for toddlers and their caregivers. Pre-registration for the entire six-week session is required, and may be completed in person, online through our library events calendar, or by phone. ...read more

Falling Leaves Book Sale
10:00am-4:00pm
 Falling Leaves Book Sale
Friday, Sep. 21, 10:00am-4:00pmFalling Leaves Book
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Friends of the Santa Maria Public Library will be having a book sale in Shepard Hall, Friday and Saturday, September 21-22.
With a special preview for Friends members ONLY on Thursday, September 20th from 4:00pm-7:00pm
Teens: Anime Club
4:30pm
 Teens: Anime Club
Friday, Sep. 21, 4:30pmTeens: 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 t...read more
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Fall MakerSpace
10:00am - 3:00pm
 Fall MakerSpace
Saturday, Sep. 22, 10:00am - 3:00pmFall MakerSpace
Learning Center
It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. Join us every Saturday from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. in the Learning Center.

September 1
3-D doodle pens...read more
Falling Leaves Book Sale
10:00am-4:00pm
 Falling Leaves Book Sale
Saturday, Sep. 22, 10:00am-4:00pmFalling Leaves Book
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Friends of the Santa Maria Public Library will be having a book sale in Shepard Hall, Friday and Saturday, September 21-22.
With a special preview for Friends members ONLY on Thursday, September 20th from 4:00pm-7:00pm
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Homework Help
4:00pm - 7:00pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Sep. 24, 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
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 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) 344-1025
Sunday-Monday -  Closed
Tuesday-Thursday - 2:0...read more
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
10:30 am and 11:30am
Mouse Tales Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 10:30 am and 11:30amMouse Tales Preschoo
Orcutt Branch Library
For Preschoolers ages 3-5. Featuring stories, puppets, fingerplays, and songs.
Please call to pre-register at 805.937.6483
Story time session: September 11 to October 16 on Tuesdays at 10:30am and 11:30am
*Please Note: Early entry will begin for the 10:15am ONLY for sto...read more
Valley Reads Book Club
11:00 to 12:30 PM
 Valley Reads Book Club
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 11:00 to 12:30 PM
(Tuesdays; May 22, Jun 26, Jul 28, Aug 28, Sep 25, Oct 23; 11:00 to 12:30 PM)

Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public LibraryTuesday; May 22, June 26, July 24, August 28, September 25; October 23 11:00-12:30 PMThe Santa Maria Public Library facilitates a monthly book club, The Valley Reads, which meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month in Shepard Hall ...read more
Afternoon Story Time
3:30pm
 Afternoon Story Time
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 3:30pmAfternoon Story Time
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Afternoon Story Time is a special afternoon program featuring stories, movies, and a craft open only to children aged 6 and above. This story time is offered on Tuesdays at 3:30pm. Sign-ups are not...read more
Homework Help
4:00pm-7:00pm
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Sep. 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.
Night Light Theater: A Wrinkle in Time
6:00pm
Night Light Theater: A Wrinkle in Time
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 6:00pmNight Light Theater:
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Night Light Theater
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...read more
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Homework Help
By Appointment
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Sep. 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) 344-1025
Sunday-Monday -  Closed
Tuesday-Thursday - 2:00pm-7:...read more
Mannerly Monsters Story Time
10:30am
 Mannerly Monsters Story Time
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 10:30amMannerly Monsters St
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Preschool Story Time is offered on Wednesdays at 10:30am and 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. N...read more
Adult Coloring Program
1:00 to 2:30 PM
 Adult Coloring Program
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 1:00 to 2:30 PM
(Sep 26, 1:00-2:30 PM; Oct 10,1:00-2:30 PM; Oct 24, 1:00-2:30 PM; Nov 14, 1:00-2:30 PM; Nov 28, 1:00-2:30 PM; Dec 12, 1:00-2:30 PM)

Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
The Santa Maria Public Library's popular Adult Coloring Program is a free program designed to relieve stress and provide a creative and artistic outlet for adults of all ages.
Participants are offered a broad selection of pictures and postcards to color. All materials are provided...read more
Homework Help
4:00pm - 7:00pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Sep. 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.
Fall Wednesday MakerSpace - NEW!!!
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Fall Wednesday MakerSpace - NEW!!!
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 4:00pm - 6:00pmFall Wednesday Maker
Learning Center
We've added a new day and time for MakerSpace. It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. Join us every Wednesday from 4:00 pm.-6:00 p.m. in the Learning Center.

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Bilingual Story Time/Hora de Cuentos - NEW Day and Time
5:30pm
Bilingual Story Time/Hora de Cuentos - NEW Day and Time
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 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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Homework Help
By Appointment
 Homework Help
Thursday, Sep. 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) 344-1025
Sunday-Monday -  Closed
Tuesday-Thursday - 2:00pm-7:...read more
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
10:00am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Thursday, Sep. 27, 10:00amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Join us on Thursdays at 10:00am or 11:30am or Fridays at 11:00am  for an exciting learning experience just for toddlers and their caregivers. Pre-registration for the entire six-week ...read more

Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
11:30am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Thursday, Sep. 27, 11:30amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library

Join us on Thursdays at 10:00am or 11:30am or Fridays at 11:00am for an exciting learning experience just for toddlers and their caregivers. Pre-registration for the entire six-week session is required, and may be completed in person, online through our librar...read more


Homework Help
4:00pm-7:00pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Sep. 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.
Tutor Training
5:30 pm
 Tutor Training
Thursday, Sep. 27, 5:30 pm
Learning Center
Training for tutors at the Central Coast Literacy Center.
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Babynauts Story Time
10:00am
 Babynauts Story Time
Friday, Sep. 28, 10:00amBabynauts Story Time
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Join the Library on Fridays for an out of this world experience for babies 3-6 months and their caregivers. This story time will encourage babies to explore the world around them through music, mov...read more
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
11:00am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Friday, Sep. 28, 11:00amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Join us on Thursdays at 10:00am or 11:30am or Fridays at 11:00am for an exciting learning experience just for toddlers and their caregivers. Pre-registration for the entire six-week session is required, and may be completed in person, online through our library events calendar, or by phone. ...read more

Teen Gaming Fridays
4:00pm-5:30pm
 Teen Gaming Fridays
Friday, Sep. 28, 4:00pm-5:30pmTeen Gaming Fridays
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library

Need a chance to unwind and relax? 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 provid...read more

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Fall MakerSpace
10:00am - 3:00pm
 Fall MakerSpace
Saturday, Sep. 29, 10:00am - 3:00pmFall MakerSpace
Learning Center
It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. Join us every Saturday from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. in the Learning Center.

September 1
3-D doodle pens...read more
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