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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Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
10:00 am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Thursday, Jun. 1, 10:00 amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library

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


Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
11:30 am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Thursday, Jun. 1, 11:30 amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library

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


Homework Help
3:30 - 6:30 pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Jun. 1, 3:30 - 6:30 pmHomework Help
Learning Center
Need help with homework?
The Santa Maria Public Library offers free after school homework help.
Monday - Thursday, 3:30PM - 6:30PM
Grades K-6
Volunteer tutors available to help with assignments or work on skills
No sign-ups required. First come, first served....read more
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Private Event
9:00 am - 11:00 am
 Private Event
Friday, Jun. 2, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
(Friday, June 2 & Thursday, June 8, 9:00 am)

Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Private Event
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
 Private Event
Friday, Jun. 2, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
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Homework Help
3:30 - 6:30 pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Jun. 5, 3:30 - 6:30 pmHomework Help
Learning Center
Need help with homework?
The Santa Maria Public Library offers free after school homework help.
Monday - Thursday, 3:30PM - 6:30PM
Grades K-6
Volunteer tutors available to help with assignments or work on skills
No sign-ups required. First come, first served....read more
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Afternoon Story Time
3:30 pm
 Afternoon Story Time
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 3:30 pmAfternoon 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 required, except for groups of six or larger wishing to attend. Space and craft suppl...read more
Homework Help
3:30 - 6:30 pm
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 3:30 - 6:30 pmHomework Help
Learning Center
Need help with homework?
The Santa Maria Public Library offers free after school homework help.
Monday - Thursday, 3:30PM - 6:30PM
Grades K-6
Volunteer tutors available to help with assignments or work on skills
No sign-ups required. First come, first served....read more
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Drop-In Story Time
10:30 am
 Drop-In Story Time
Wednesday, Jun. 7, 10:30 amDrop-In Story Time
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Drop-In Story Time is offered on Wednesdays at 10:30am. 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: read more
Building Blocks Story Time
12:30 pm
 Building Blocks Story Time
Wednesday, Jun. 7, 12:30 pmBuilding Blocks Stor
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Building Blocks Story Time is offered on Wednesdays at 12:30pm and feature stories, songs, finger plays, digital storytelling, and a book-on-DVD. Pre-registration for the entire eight-week session is required, and may be completed in person, online through our library events calendar, or by ...read more

Genealogy Society Assistance
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
 Genealogy Society Assistance
Wednesday, Jun. 7, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Santa Maria Public Library 2nd Floor
Every Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. a member of the Santa Maria Valley Genealogical Society is available to assist with your research on the second floor of the Santa Maria Public Library.
Homework Help
3:30 - 6:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Jun. 7, 3:30 - 6:30 pmHomework Help
Learning Center
Need help with homework?
The Santa Maria Public Library offers free after school homework help.
Monday - Thursday, 3:30PM - 6:30PM
Grades K-6
Volunteer tutors available to help with assignments or work on skills
No sign-ups required. First come, first served....read more
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Private Event
9:00 am - 11:00 am
 Private Event
Thursday, Jun. 8, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
(Friday, June 2 & Thursday, June 8, 9:00 am)

Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Private Event
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
 Private Event
Thursday, Jun. 8, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Learning Center
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
10:00 am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Thursday, Jun. 8, 10:00 amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library

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


Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
11:30 am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Thursday, Jun. 8, 11:30 amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library

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


Homework Help
3:30 - 6:30 pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Jun. 8, 3:30 - 6:30 pmHomework Help
Learning Center
Need help with homework?
The Santa Maria Public Library offers free after school homework help.
Monday - Thursday, 3:30PM - 6:30PM
Grades K-6
Volunteer tutors available to help with assignments or work on skills
No sign-ups required. First come, first served....read more
CCLC - Tutor Training
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
 CCLC - Tutor Training
Thursday, Jun. 8, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
(Thursdays, March 30 & June 8, 4:00 pm)

Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
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Build a Better World Summer Reading Program
Build a Better World Summer Reading Program
Friday, Jun. 9, Build a Better World
All Locations
What: Come by Youth Services to sign up, and start reading. Place a sticker on your log for every 15 minutes of reading you complete. When you have read 750 minutes (50 stickers), and filled your reading log, bring it in to us and get a prize and a ticket for our extra prize drawing...read more
Teens: Build a Better World Summer Reading Program
Teens: Build a Better World Summer Reading Program
Friday, Jun. 9, Teens: Build a Bette
All Locations
WHAT: Our Teen Summer Reading Program (TSRP) is based on the number of pages you have read. Simply stop by to sign up, and then read. You will receive a log to keep track of the books you read and the number of pages. Show us your log when you have reached 500 pages to receive a tic...read more
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Valley Speaks
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
 Valley Speaks
Saturday, Jun. 10, 11:00 am - 12:00 pmValley Speaks
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Summer Reading Kickoff Event: Build a Better World with Fantastic Beasts
2:30 pm
Summer Reading Kickoff Event: Build a Better World with Fantastic Beasts
Saturday, Jun. 10, 2:30 pmSummer Reading Kicko
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Join us at the Library for a special showing of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and unlock your reading power. While there, be sure to sign up for the 2017 Summer Reading Program, Build a Better World! This is a family event, and both adults and children are welcome. Space...read more
SRP Kick-off Event
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
 SRP Kick-off Event
Saturday, Jun. 10, 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
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Private Event
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
 Private Event
Monday, Jun. 12, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Homework Help
3:30 - 6:30 pm
 Homework Help
Monday, Jun. 12, 3:30 - 6:30 pmHomework Help
Learning Center
Need help with homework?
The Santa Maria Public Library offers free after school homework help.
Monday - Thursday, 3:30PM - 6:30PM
Grades K-6
Volunteer tutors available to help with assignments or work on skills
No sign-ups required. First come, first served....read more
Movie Night - RV
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
 Movie Night - RV
Monday, Jun. 12, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Theme: Action/Adventure/Family, Rated PG, 98 Minutes (2006)
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Private Event
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
 Private Event
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
(Tuesdays, May 9 & 23, June 13)

Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Afternoon Story Time
3:30 pm
 Afternoon Story Time
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 3:30 pmAfternoon 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 required, except for groups of six or larger wishing to attend. Space and craft suppl...read more
Homework Help
3:30 - 6:30 pm
 Homework Help
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 3:30 - 6:30 pmHomework Help
Learning Center
Need help with homework?
The Santa Maria Public Library offers free after school homework help.
Monday - Thursday, 3:30PM - 6:30PM
Grades K-6
Volunteer tutors available to help with assignments or work on skills
No sign-ups required. First come, first served....read more
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Tickets Available for Afternoon Art Time
Tickets Available for Afternoon Art Time
Wednesday, Jun. 14, Tickets Available fo
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Join us at the Library as local artists from the Valley Art Gallery teach this workshop. Parents are welcome to assist their children with their art projects. Only children need a FREE ticket to attend. Tickets are required for our craft programs and will be available in Youth Servi...read more
Drop-In Story Time
10:30 am
 Drop-In Story Time
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 10:30 amDrop-In Story Time
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Drop-In Story Time is offered on Wednesdays at 10:30am. 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: read more
Building Blocks Story Time
12:30 pm
 Building Blocks Story Time
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 12:30 pmBuilding Blocks Stor
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Building Blocks Story Time is offered on Wednesdays at 12:30pm and feature stories, songs, finger plays, digital storytelling, and a book-on-DVD. Pre-registration for the entire eight-week session is required, and may be completed in person, online through our library events calendar, or by ...read more

Genealogy Society Assistance
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
 Genealogy Society Assistance
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Santa Maria Public Library 2nd Floor
Every Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. a member of the Santa Maria Valley Genealogical Society is available to assist with your research on the second floor of the Santa Maria Public Library.
Adult Coloring Program
1:00-2:30 p.m.
 Adult Coloring Program
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
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.
Homework Help
3:30 - 6:30 pm
 Homework Help
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 3:30 - 6:30 pmHomework Help
Learning Center
Need help with homework?
The Santa Maria Public Library offers free after school homework help.
Monday - Thursday, 3:30PM - 6:30PM
Grades K-6
Volunteer tutors available to help with assignments or work on skills
No sign-ups required. First come, first served....read more
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Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
10:00 am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Thursday, Jun. 15, 10:00 amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library

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


Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
11:30 am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Thursday, Jun. 15, 11:30 amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library

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


Homework Help
3:30 - 6:30 pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Jun. 15, 3:30 - 6:30 pmHomework Help
Learning Center
Need help with homework?
The Santa Maria Public Library offers free after school homework help.
Monday - Thursday, 3:30PM - 6:30PM
Grades K-6
Volunteer tutors available to help with assignments or work on skills
No sign-ups required. First come, first served....read more
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Private Event
8:00 am - 11:15 am
 Private Event
Friday, Jun. 16, 8:00 am - 11:15 am
(3rd Friday of each month, March 17 through March 16, 8:00 am)

Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
HICAP Learn All About Medicare
2:00 p.m.
 HICAP Learn All About Medicare
Friday, Jun. 16, 2:00 p.m.
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Learn all about Medicare, hosted by HICAP, Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program.
Teens: Otaku Club
4:30 - 5:30 pm
 Teens: Otaku Club
Friday, Jun. 16, 4:30 - 5:30 pmTeens: Otaku Club
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
If you’re a teen who is into anime or manga, you should join the Otaku club! Otaku means “geek” in Japanese, and this is your space to geek out with other fans! We’ll meet once a month to watch anime, discuss manga, try Japanese snacks, or do an activity. New members are alwa...read more
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Waterwise Homeowner Workshop
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
 Waterwise Homeowner Workshop
Saturday, Jun. 17, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
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Mayor’s Task Force on Youth Safety
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Mayor’s Task Force on Youth Safety
Monday, Jun. 19, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
(Mondays, June 19, July 17, August 21 and Thursday, September 21)

Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Reading Buddies
3:00 - 5:00 pm
 Reading Buddies
Monday, Jun. 19, 3:00 - 5:00 pmReading Buddies
Learning Center
The Santa Maria Public Library Teen Volunteers are ready to help out with our Reading Buddies program! Kids attending this program will partner with a teen and read aloud to them. Reading buddies will help your child gain confidence and may also help to complete the minutes for the Summer Reading Pr...read more
Private Event
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
 Private Event
Monday, Jun. 19, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
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Reading Buddies
3:00 - 5:00 pm
 Reading Buddies
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 3:00 - 5:00 pmReading Buddies
Learning Center
The Santa Maria Public Library Teen Volunteers are ready to help out with our Reading Buddies program! Kids attending this program will partner with a teen and read aloud to them. Reading buddies will help your child gain confidence and may also help to complete the minutes for the Summer Reading Pr...read more
Afternoon Story Time
3:30 pm
 Afternoon Story Time
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 3:30 pmAfternoon 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 required, except for groups of six or larger wishing to attend. Space and craft suppl...read more
Private Event
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
 Private Event
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
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Drop-In Story Time
10:30 am
 Drop-In Story Time
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 10:30 amDrop-In Story Time
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Drop-In Story Time is offered on Wednesdays at 10:30am. 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: read more
Building Blocks Story Time
12:30 pm
 Building Blocks Story Time
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 12:30 pmBuilding Blocks Stor
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Building Blocks Story Time is offered on Wednesdays at 12:30pm and feature stories, songs, finger plays, digital storytelling, and a book-on-DVD. Pre-registration for the entire eight-week session is required, and may be completed in person, online through our library events calendar, or by ...read more

Genealogy Society Assistance
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
 Genealogy Society Assistance
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Santa Maria Public Library 2nd Floor
Every Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. a member of the Santa Maria Valley Genealogical Society is available to assist with your research on the second floor of the Santa Maria Public Library.
Reading Buddies
3:00 - 5:00 pm
 Reading Buddies
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 3:00 - 5:00 pmReading Buddies
Learning Center
The Santa Maria Public Library Teen Volunteers are ready to help out with our Reading Buddies program! Kids attending this program will partner with a teen and read aloud to them. Reading buddies will help your child gain confidence and may also help to complete the minutes for the Summer Reading Pr...read more
Plant a Better World at your Orcutt Branch Library
3:30 pm
Plant a Better World at your Orcutt Branch Library
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 3:30 pmPlant a Better World
Orcutt Branch Library
Kids, come learn about seeds and plants as we discover the science of growing and the positive difference plants make in our world.  Listen to stories, learn facts, then younger kids can make a farm charm necklace and older kids can make seed paper to grow their own...read more
Afternoon Art Time
4:00 pm
 Afternoon Art Time
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 4:00 pmAfternoon Art Time
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Join us at the Library as local artists from the Valley Art Gallery teach this workshop. Parents are welcome to assist their children with their art projects. Only children need a FREE ticket to attend. Tickets are required for our craft programs and will be available in Youth Servi...read more
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Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
10:00 am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Thursday, Jun. 22, 10:00 amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library

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


Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
11:30 am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Thursday, Jun. 22, 11:30 amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library

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


Reading Buddies
3:00 - 5:00 pm
 Reading Buddies
Thursday, Jun. 22, 3:00 - 5:00 pmReading Buddies
Learning Center
The Santa Maria Public Library Teen Volunteers are ready to help out with our Reading Buddies program! Kids attending this program will partner with a teen and read aloud to them. Reading buddies will help your child gain confidence and may also help to complete the minutes for the Summer Reading Pr...read more
Games Night
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
 Games Night
Thursday, Jun. 22, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
(Thursdays, March 23rd, April 27th, May 25th, & June 22nd,)

Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library

The Santa Maria Public Library invites people of all ages for an evening of games on March 23rd, April 27th, May 25th, and June 22nd, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Shepard Hall at the Santa Maria Public Library.
 
The Library will provide a variety of games, including play...read more
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Teens: Roll Over and (tie) Dye
3:00 - 4:30 pm
 Teens: Roll Over and (tie) Dye
Friday, Jun. 23, 3:00 - 4:30 pmTeens: Roll Over and
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Want to design your own tie-dye t-shirt? Come to the Library to try it out. One shirt will be provided to each teen who signs up. Snacks will be provided. Registration begins on Wednesday, June 14. Supplies are limited, so you must register by Wednesday, June 21st.


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Summer Maker Event
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Summer Maker Event
Saturday, Jun. 24, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Summer Maker Event
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. - 1:00 p.m. in the Learning Center.

June 24:
  • Lego/Erector Building
  • Button Making
  • 3D Printing Demo
Annual Meeting
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
 Annual Meeting
Saturday, Jun. 24, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
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Plant a Better World at your Cuyama Branch Library
Plant a Better World at your Cuyama Branch Library
Monday, Jun. 26, Plant a Better World
Cuyama Branch Library
Do you want to learn about seeds and plants? Participate in our Plant a Better World program at the Library from June 26 – June 30 during normal library hours. To participate, come by and pick up supplies to make a farm charm necklace or some seed ...read more
Reading Buddies
3:00 - 5:00 pm
 Reading Buddies
Monday, Jun. 26, 3:00 - 5:00 pmReading Buddies
Learning Center
The Santa Maria Public Library Teen Volunteers are ready to help out with our Reading Buddies program! Kids attending this program will partner with a teen and read aloud to them. Reading buddies will help your child gain confidence and may also help to complete the minutes for the Summer Reading Pr...read more
Private Event
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
 Private Event
Monday, Jun. 26, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
The Magic of Reading with Christopher Lopez
6:30 pm
The Magic of Reading with Christopher Lopez
Monday, Jun. 26, 6:30 pmThe Magic of Reading
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Join the Santa Maria Public Library as we welcome the Magic of Christopher Lopez. Mr. Lopez has been entertaining families with his talent for many years at venues across the nation including the Magic Castle in Los Angeles. This program is best suited for ages 5 and up.
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The Valley Reads Book Club
11:00-12:30
 The Valley Reads Book Club
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 11:00-12:30The Valley Reads Boo
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Each month a new book title is read and discussed along with complimentary coffee and snacks. To join The Valley Reads, please come to the Santa Maria Public Library and sign-up with staff at the second floor information desk.INFORMATION: TBD
100 Years of Solitude
Reading Buddies
3:00 - 5:00 pm
 Reading Buddies
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 3:00 - 5:00 pmReading Buddies
Learning Center
The Santa Maria Public Library Teen Volunteers are ready to help out with our Reading Buddies program! Kids attending this program will partner with a teen and read aloud to them. Reading buddies will help your child gain confidence and may also help to complete the minutes for the Summer Reading Pr...read more
Afternoon Story Time
3:30 pm
 Afternoon Story Time
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 3:30 pmAfternoon 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 required, except for groups of six or larger wishing to attend. Space and craft suppl...read more
Night Light Theater: Moana
6:00 p.m.
 Night Light Theater: Moana
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 6:00 p.m.Night 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 parents. All Night Light Theater evenings are on Tuesdays at 6:00pm in the Altrusa Theater. Sorry, food and drinks are not al...read more
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Drop-In Story Time
10:30 am
 Drop-In Story Time
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 10:30 amDrop-In Story Time
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Drop-In Story Time is offered on Wednesdays at 10:30am. 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: read more
Building Blocks Story Time
12:30 pm
 Building Blocks Story Time
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 12:30 pmBuilding Blocks Stor
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Building Blocks Story Time is offered on Wednesdays at 12:30pm and feature stories, songs, finger plays, digital storytelling, and a book-on-DVD. Pre-registration for the entire eight-week session is required, and may be completed in person, online through our library events calendar, or by ...read more

Genealogy Society Assistance
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
 Genealogy Society Assistance
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Santa Maria Public Library 2nd Floor
Every Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. a member of the Santa Maria Valley Genealogical Society is available to assist with your research on the second floor of the Santa Maria Public Library.
Adult Coloring Program
1:00-2:30 p.m.
 Adult Coloring Program
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
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.
Reading Buddies
3:00 - 5:00 pm
 Reading Buddies
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 3:00 - 5:00 pmReading Buddies
Learning Center
The Santa Maria Public Library Teen Volunteers are ready to help out with our Reading Buddies program! Kids attending this program will partner with a teen and read aloud to them. Reading buddies will help your child gain confidence and may also help to complete the minutes for the Summer Reading Pr...read more
Build-a-Story
4:00 pm
 Build-a-Story
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 4:00 pmBuild-a-Story
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Come build a story at the library!  Participants will work together to create an original story.  You and your fellow story builders will choose the adventure and the outcome.  Library staff will guide and assist, and the finished product will be recorded and given to each story build...read more
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Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
10:00 am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Thursday, Jun. 29, 10:00 amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library

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


Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
11:30 am
Play, Move, and Learn with Your Toddler
Thursday, Jun. 29, 11:30 amPlay, Move, and Lear
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library

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


Private Event
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
 Private Event
Thursday, Jun. 29, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Reading Buddies
3:00 - 5:00 pm
 Reading Buddies
Thursday, Jun. 29, 3:00 - 5:00 pmReading Buddies
Learning Center
The Santa Maria Public Library Teen Volunteers are ready to help out with our Reading Buddies program! Kids attending this program will partner with a teen and read aloud to them. Reading buddies will help your child gain confidence and may also help to complete the minutes for the Summer Reading Pr...read more
Let’s Blow Off Some STEAM
4:00 pm
 Let’s Blow Off Some STEAM
Thursday, Jun. 29, 4:00 pmLet’s Blow Off
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library

Curious preschoolers and parents, join us for a special story time filled with exploration and discovery, designed just for your preschooler aged 3-5. Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math themes will be explored through stories, and then di...read more


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Plant a Better World at your Guadalupe Branch Library
1:00 pm
Plant a Better World at your Guadalupe Branch Library
Friday, Jun. 30, 1:00 pmPlant a Better World
Guadalupe Branch Library
Kids, come learn about seeds and plants as we discover the science of growing and the positive difference plants make in our world.  Listen to stories, learn facts, then younger kids can make a farm charm necklace and older kids can make seed paper to grow their own...read more
Teen Movie Fridays: Allegiant
4:00 pm
 Teen Movie Fridays: Allegiant
Friday, Jun. 30, 4:00 pmTeen Movie Fridays:
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Need a chance to unwind and relax? Join us on select Fridays to watch some great movies. Light snacks will be provided. Movies start promptly at 4:00pm in the Altrusa Theater. Parental discretion is advised. Children aged 6 to 12 may be admitted when...read more
 
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