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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Bouncing Baby Story Time
12:00PM
 Bouncing Baby Story Time
Friday, Jul. 1, 12:00PM
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Explore pre-literacy skills through music, movement, and visual stimulation while promoting a healthy bond between baby and caregiver. Learn, connect, and grow with other babies up to 12 months and their caregivers.
Teen Gaming
4:00pm-5:45pm
 Teen Gaming
Friday, Jul. 1, 4:00pm-5:45pm
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Teens bring your friends for a Friday afternoon of gaming. Play against your friends or sit back and watch the action on our large screen. Light snacks will be provided.
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Bookmobile Pop-up Stop
12:00pm - 2:00pm
 Bookmobile Pop-up Stop
Saturday, Jul. 2, 12:00pm - 2:00pmBookmobile Pop-up St
Bookmobile
Visit the bookmobile at monthly Saturday Bookmobile Pop-up Stops for a family friendly maker project you can do at the park or take home. Join us at Fletcher Park; 2200 South College Drive
Summer Makerspace / Semos Creadors Eventos del Verano
12:00pm-3:00pm
Summer Makerspace / Semos Creadors Eventos del Verano
Saturday, Jul. 2, 12:00pm-3:00pm
Learning Center
It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. 3D Printing Paper Wreath Jewelry MakingEs hora de crear, construir, explorar ye usar su imaginación en el iEventos de la biblioteca! Impresión de 3D Coronas de papel para la puerta Dise&ntild...read more
Jedi Training
2:00 pm
 Jedi Training
Saturday, Jul. 2, 2:00 pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Saturday, July 2, 2:00pmLearn or test Jedi skills and talents with Jedi Masters from A Wish Your Heart Makes. Explore Jedi training, Jedi orders, and learn what it takes to be a Jedi.
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LIBRARY CLOSED / Biblioteca Cerrada
LIBRARY CLOSED / Biblioteca Cerrada
Monday, Jul. 4,
All Locations
The Library and Branches will be closed in observance of Independence Day.Cerrado en cumplimiento del Día de la Independencia. 
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Good Morning Story Time
10:00 am
 Good Morning Story Time
Tuesday, Jul. 5, 10:00 am
Youth Services Outdoor Patio
Story time session: Tuesdays and Thursdays June 14 – August 4 at 10:00amStory time is designed to build literacy skills and school readiness, all while having a great time. This fun story time will have songs, fingerplays, and stories.
Youth Art Time
4:00 pm
 Youth Art Time
Tuesday, Jul. 5, 4:00 pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
 Get creative with an afternoon of art. Youth create a masterpiece while exploring different mediums. Each lesson focuses on an artist, their process, and a different element of art.  This program is for ages 6-12. 
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Bilingual Story Time for Families
3:30pm
Bilingual Story Time for Families
Wednesday, Jul. 6, 3:30pm
Youth Services Outdoor Patio
Story time session: Wednesdays, June 15 - August 3 at 3:30pmSongs, fingerplays, and stories in English and Spanish. Story time is designed to build literacy skills and school readiness, all while having a great time.  
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Good Morning Story Time
10:00 am
 Good Morning Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 7, 10:00 am
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Story time session: Tuesdays and Thursdays June 14 – August 4 at 10:00amStory time is designed to build literacy skills and school readiness, all while having a great time. This fun story time will have songs, fingerplays, and stories.
Paws to Read
10:30 am
 Paws to Read
Thursday, Jul. 7, 10:30 am
Youth Services Outdoor Patio
Paws to Read 10:30 June 23, July 7, July 21Reading to dogs is a wonderful way for children to gain confidence while reading out loud. These dogs absolutely love all kinds of books and are excellent listeners. No one pays attention to a child reading quite like dogs do!
Storytime to You
2:00pm - 2:30pm
 Storytime to You
Thursday, Jul. 7, 2:00pm - 2:30pmStorytime to You
Bookmobile
Join the bookmobile Librarian at Evans Park located at 200 W. Williams St. for outdoor story time. Bring a blanket to sit and enjoy literacy building and fun for the whole family. 
Storytime to You
4:00pm - 4:30pm
 Storytime to You
Thursday, Jul. 7, 4:00pm - 4:30pmStorytime to You
Bookmobile
Join the bookmobile Librarian at Preisker Park located at 330 Hidden Pines Way for outdoor story time. Bring a blanket to sit and enjoy literacy building and fun for the whole family. 
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Let’s Blow Off Some STEAM!
11:00am
Let’s Blow Off Some STEAM!
Friday, Jul. 8, 11:00amLet’s Blow Off
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Curious preschoolers and caregivers, come to a special story time filled with exploration and discovery, designed for preschoolers aged 3-5. Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math themes will be explored through stories and discovered through hands-on activities. Come dressed for mess! Regi...read more

Teen Stranger Things Escape Room
4:00pm-5:30pm
Teen Stranger Things Escape Room
Friday, Jul. 8, 4:00pm-5:30pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Can you help Eleven escape the Upside Down? Bring friends and try to solve the clues to this Stranger Things puzzle before time runs out. Prizes will be awarded to the team with the best time, and Elle’s favorite food will be served.
Ancient Homelands: Native Music from North, Central, and South America
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ancient Homelands: Native Music from North, Central, and South America
Friday, Jul. 8, 4:00pm - 5:00pmAncient Homelands: N
Bookmobile
The Santa Maria Public Library is excited to host the Ancient Homelands: Native music from North, Central, and South America. Martin Espino will perform this cultural, entertaining, and educational program. This amazing interactive program will be in English and Spanish.The project was made possible...read more
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Tech Help Saturdays
11:00am-1:00pm
 Tech Help Saturdays
Saturday, Jul. 9, 11:00am-1:00pm
Dorothea Nelson Conference Room
Schedule a one-on-one appointment for instruction on technology topics like setting-up new devices, installing apps, privacy best practices, and enjoying library e-resources at home. Registration is required. Please call the Library at 805-925-0994 ext. 8562 to schedule an appointment.
Ancient Homelands: Native Music from North, Central, and South America
11:00 am
Ancient Homelands: Native Music from North, Central, and South America
Saturday, Jul. 9, 11:00 am
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Saturday, July 9, 11:00amMartin Espino will present a cultural, entertaining, and educational program featuring music from the Americas. This amazing interactive program will be presented in English and Spanish for the whole family to enjoy.  This project was made possible in part by the Instit...read more
Summer Makerspace / Semos Creadors Eventos del Verano
12:00pm-3:00pm
Summer Makerspace / Semos Creadors Eventos del Verano
Saturday, Jul. 9, 12:00pm-3:00pm
Learning Center
It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. Silhouette Cutter Friendship Bracelets 3Doodler PensEs hora de crear, construir, explorar ye usar su imaginación en el iEventos de la biblioteca! Cortador de Silhouette Brazalete de amistad Bol&iacu...read more
Valley Reads Book Club
2:00 PM
 Valley Reads Book Club
Saturday, Jul. 9, 2:00 PM
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
The Valley Reads Book Club meets the second Saturday of every month at 2:00 PM.The Valley Reads Book Club for the month of July will meet Saturday, July 9th, 2:00 PM.The book for the month of July will be 1984 by George Orwell.Patrons can register here by providing their name, email and ph...read more
Music, Sign, and Play
2:00 pm
 Music, Sign, and Play
Saturday, Jul. 9, 2:00 pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Music, Sign, and PlaySaturday, July 9, 2:00pmLearn baby sign to communicate more effectively with your child.  Attend three-part series June 11, July 9, and August 13.  Program content will progressively increase. For parents or caregivers with babies 0-3 years of age, presented by&nb...read more
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Pyjama Drama
11:00 am
 Pyjama Drama
Monday, Jul. 11, 11:00 am
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Pyjama DramaMonday, July 11, 11:00amMonday, July 18, 12:00 noonMonday, July 25, 11:00amInteractive and imaginative learning play, stories, and songs for families with children ages 18 months through 3 years old. Presented by Pyjama Drama, in a three-part series.
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Financial Literacy Workshops, presented by Randy and Naomi Altergott
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Financial Literacy Workshops, presented by Randy and Naomi Altergott
Tuesday, Jul. 12, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
(Tuesdays, July 12, 19, 26 and August 2, 4 p.m.)

Learning Center
Tuesdays, July 12, 19, 26 & August 2 | 4-5:30 pm | 7/2 in Shepard Hall, the rest in Learning CenterThe Santa Maria Public Library is pleased in welcoming Naomi and Randy Altergott from World Financial Group (WFG).WFG's goal is to help people understand how their money works to avoid fin...read more

Good Morning Story Time
10:00 am
 Good Morning Story Time
Tuesday, Jul. 12, 10:00 am
Youth Services Outdoor Patio
Story time session: Tuesdays and Thursdays June 14 – August 4 at 10:00amStory time is designed to build literacy skills and school readiness, all while having a great time. This fun story time will have songs, fingerplays, and stories.
Paws to Read
10:30 am
 Paws to Read
Tuesday, Jul. 12, 10:30 am
Youth Services Outdoor Patio
Paws to ReadJune 21, June 28, July 12, August 2Reading to dogs is a wonderful way for children to gain confidence while reading out loud. These dogs absolutely love all kinds of books and are excellent listeners. No one pays attention to a child reading quite like dogs do!
Storytime to You
2:00pm - 2:30pm
 Storytime to You
Tuesday, Jul. 12, 2:00pm - 2:30pmStorytime to You
Bookmobile
Join the bookmobile Librarian at Central Plaza Apartments located at 200 N. McClelland St. for outdoor story time. Bring a blanket to sit and enjoy literacy building and fun for the whole family. 
Create a Nature Journal
3:00 pm
 Create a Nature Journal
Tuesday, Jul. 12, 3:00 pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Tuesday, July 12, 3:00pm Celebrate “Reading Beyond the Beaten” path and create a custom nature journal. A nature journal is used to record observations, thoughts, and feelings about what you see in nature.  Get your journal ready for your next adventure outside!
Storytime to You
4:00pm - 4:30pm
 Storytime to You
Tuesday, Jul. 12, 4:00pm - 4:30pmStorytime to You
Bookmobile
Join the bookmobile Librarian at Armstrong Park located at 1000 E. Chapel St. for outdoor story time. Bring a blanket to sit and enjoy literacy building and fun for the whole family. 
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Sensory Bin Creation Station
11:00 AM
 Sensory Bin Creation Station
Wednesday, Jul. 13, 11:00 AM
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Wednesday July 13, 11:00amPreschoolers and caregivers, learn how to create your own sensory bin. Sensory bins allow children to explore, discover, imagine, create, and learn while engaging their senses. This program is for children ages 3-5; adult assistance is required to assemble sensory bins. Reg...read more

Registration required, begins Jul 6.
SCORE--Small Business: Business Planning
3 pm
SCORE--Small Business: Business Planning
Wednesday, Jul. 13, 3 pm
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Wednesday, July 13 | 3-5 pm Starting a business? Growing a business? Business planning is THE roadmap to success. SCORE will show you two forms of business plans: the Business Model Canvas which gives you a one page, 10,000 foot overview of what your business does and the Traditional Business P...read more
Bilingual Story Time for Families
3:30pm
Bilingual Story Time for Families
Wednesday, Jul. 13, 3:30pm
Youth Services Outdoor Patio
Story time session: Wednesdays, June 15 - August 3 at 3:30pmSongs, fingerplays, and stories in English and Spanish. Story time is designed to build literacy skills and school readiness, all while having a great time.  
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Good Morning Story Time
10:00 am
 Good Morning Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 14, 10:00 am
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Story time session: Tuesdays and Thursdays June 14 – August 4 at 10:00amStory time is designed to build literacy skills and school readiness, all while having a great time. This fun story time will have songs, fingerplays, and stories.
Camp Ocean
2:00 pm
 Camp Ocean
Thursday, Jul. 14, 2:00 pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Camp Ocean Traveling Lantern Theatre CompanyThursday, July 14, 2:00pmWelcome to Camp Ocean, little guppies!  Attend this lively fish-fact-filled voyage to the bottom of the sea, through an interactive program and performance.  All hands-on deck for this program!
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Preschool Yoga Story Time
11:00am
 Preschool Yoga Story Time
Friday, Jul. 15, 11:00am
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Drop in for a morning of yoga with stories and breathing exercises. Children are introduced to mindfulness and will learn exercises to help regulate emotions. Space and supplies are limited. Yoga mats will be provided or bring one from home. Open to children ages 3-5 with caregivers.

Registration required, begins Jul 8.
Paws to Read
11:30 am
 Paws to Read
Friday, Jul. 15, 11:30 am
Youth Services Outdoor Patio
Paws to ReadFriday, July 15 and Saturday July 16 at 11:30amReading to dogs is a wonderful way for children to gain confidence while reading out loud. These dogs absolutely love all kinds of books and are excellent listeners. No one pays attention to a child reading quite like dogs do!
Dinosaur Tea Party
4:00pm - 4:30pm
 Dinosaur Tea Party
Friday, Jul. 15, 4:00pm - 4:30pmDinosaur Tea Party
Bookmobile
Come by Rotary Park for a special tea party. The bookmobile Librarian will read a few stories while visitors enjoy tea and treats. After the tea party, complete a special dinosaur inspired craft.
Teen Anime Club
4:00pm-5:30pm
 Teen Anime Club
Friday, Jul. 15, 4:00pm-5:30pm
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Friday, July 15, 4:00pmIf you’re a teen who is into anime or manga, come to Anime Club! Hang out with other fans, eat Japanese snacks, and do fun activities. New members are always welcome! 
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Duct Tape Water Bottle Holder
11:00am-12:30pm
 Duct Tape Water Bottle Holder
Saturday, Jul. 16, 11:00am-12:30pm
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Join us for adult summer camp! We will be make fun, colorful water bottle holders out of duct tape! All materials will be provided, registration is required.

Registration required, begins Jul 11.
Pokémon Club
11:00AM
 Pokémon Club
Saturday, Jul. 16, 11:00AM
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Pokémon trainers participate in the popular Pokémon Club at the Library. Learn how to play the Pokémon Trading Card Game, watch an episode of Pokémon the Series, and participate in other fun activities. Bring a deck from home to battle or borrow one of the Library’s...read more
Paws to Read
11:30 am
 Paws to Read
Saturday, Jul. 16, 11:30 am
Youth Services Outdoor Patio
Paws to ReadFriday, July 15 and Saturday July 16 at 11:30amReading to dogs is a wonderful way for children to gain confidence while reading out loud. These dogs absolutely love all kinds of books and are excellent listeners. No one pays attention to a child reading quite like dogs do!
Summer Makerspace / Semos Creadors Eventos del Verano
12:00pm-3:00pm
Summer Makerspace / Semos Creadors Eventos del Verano
Saturday, Jul. 16, 12:00pm-3:00pm
Learning Center
It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. Screen Printing Duct Tape Zip Bag Make a CardEs hora de crear, construir, explorar ye usar su imaginación en el iEventos de la biblioteca! Serigrafia textil Bolsa de Duct Tape Haz una tarjeta
A Teddy Bear Picnic
2:00 pm
 A Teddy Bear Picnic
Saturday, Jul. 16
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
A Teddy Bear PicnicSaturday, July 16, 2:00pmMonday, July 25, 2:00pmAttend a Teddy Bear Picnic with the family, follow along with an interactive performance by Pyjama Drama.  Strengthen and use imagination to help make this the best picnic of the summer. 
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Pyjama Drama
12:00 pm
 Pyjama Drama
Monday, Jul. 18, 12:00 pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Pyjama DramaMonday, July 11, 11:00amMonday, July 18, 12:00 noonMonday, July 25, 11:00amInteractive and imaginative learning play, stories, and songs for families with children ages 18 months through 3 years old. Presented by Pyjama Drama, in a three-part series.
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Financial Literacy Workshops, presented by Randy and Naomi Altergott
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Financial Literacy Workshops, presented by Randy and Naomi Altergott
Tuesday, Jul. 19, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
(Tuesdays, July 12, 19, 26 and August 2, 4 p.m.)

Learning Center
Tuesdays, July 12, 19, 26 & August 2 | 4-5:30 pm | 7/2 in Shepard Hall, the rest in Learning CenterThe Santa Maria Public Library is pleased in welcoming Naomi and Randy Altergott from World Financial Group (WFG).WFG's goal is to help people understand how their money works to avoid fin...read more

Good Morning Story Time
10:00 am
 Good Morning Story Time
Tuesday, Jul. 19, 10:00 am
Youth Services Outdoor Patio
Story time session: Tuesdays and Thursdays June 14 – August 4 at 10:00amStory time is designed to build literacy skills and school readiness, all while having a great time. This fun story time will have songs, fingerplays, and stories.
Summer Craft Adventure
1:00 pm
 Summer Craft Adventure
Tuesday, Jul. 19, 1:00 pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Summer Craft AdventureTuesdays, July 19, and July 26, 1:00pmCelebrate summer with the Santa Maria Public Library.Come to the Altrusa Theatre to complete a fun and adventurous craft.
Summer Craft Adventure
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
 Summer Craft Adventure
Tuesday, Jul. 19, 3:30 pm - 4:00 pmSummer Craft Adventu
Bookmobile
Celebrate summer-- create a fun and adventurous craft at the SMPL to Go Bookmobile’s regular stop.This program will be at the Armstrong Park stop location, 1000 E. Chapel St.
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Storytime to You
2:00pm - 2:30pm
 Storytime to You
Wednesday, Jul. 20, 2:00pm - 2:30pmStorytime to You
Bookmobile
Join the bookmobile Librarian at Grogan Park located at 1155 W. Rancho Verde for outdoor story time. Bring a blanket to sit and enjoy literacy building and fun for the whole family. 
Bilingual Story Time for Families
3:30pm
Bilingual Story Time for Families
Wednesday, Jul. 20, 3:30pm
Youth Services Outdoor Patio
Story time session: Wednesdays, June 15 - August 3 at 3:30pmSongs, fingerplays, and stories in English and Spanish. Story time is designed to build literacy skills and school readiness, all while having a great time.  
Storytime to You
4:00pm - 4:30pm
 Storytime to You
Wednesday, Jul. 20, 4:00pm - 4:30pmStorytime to You
Bookmobile
Join the bookmobile Librarian at Boys and Girls Club located at 901 N. Railroad Ave. for outdoor story time. Bring a blanket to sit and enjoy literacy building and fun for the whole family. 
Celebrating Summer with Nathalia Music
4:30 pm
Celebrating Summer with Nathalia Music
Wednesday, Jul. 20, 4:30 pm
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Nathalia’s South American heritage and passion for bilingual education has served as a major influence in the music she creates. From rock to cumbia, jazz to reggaeton, Nathalia's songs are produced in a number of different musical styles and written with the whole family in mind.&nbs...read more
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Good Morning Story Time
10:00 am
 Good Morning Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 21, 10:00 am
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Story time session: Tuesdays and Thursdays June 14 – August 4 at 10:00amStory time is designed to build literacy skills and school readiness, all while having a great time. This fun story time will have songs, fingerplays, and stories.
Paws to Read
10:30 am
 Paws to Read
Thursday, Jul. 21, 10:30 am
Youth Services Outdoor Patio
Paws to Read 10:30 June 23, July 7, July 21Reading to dogs is a wonderful way for children to gain confidence while reading out loud. These dogs absolutely love all kinds of books and are excellent listeners. No one pays attention to a child reading quite like dogs do!
Next Chapter Book Club
3:30pm
 Next Chapter Book Club
Thursday, Jul. 21, 3:30pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Thursday, July 21, 3:30pmLet’s read together! Each month will feature a new chapter book.  Talk about last month’s book, and then read the first chapter of the new book together. Copies of the book will be provided on a first come, first served basis. Designed for youth, ages 8 thro...read more
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Really a Villain Story time
11:00 am
 Really a Villain Story time
Friday, Jul. 22, 11:00 am
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Really a Villain Story timeFriday, July 22, 11:00am Join us for a special story time by reading beyond the beaten path.  Stories presented by Villains from A Wish Your Heart Makes.
Teen Smash Bros. Tournament
4:00pm
 Teen Smash Bros. Tournament
Friday, Jul. 22, 4:00pm
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Teens, enter the FREE Super Smash Bros. Tournament. The winner will receive an awesome prize. Controllers will be supplied, and light snacks will be provided.
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Tech Help Saturdays
11:00am-1:00pm
 Tech Help Saturdays
Saturday, Jul. 23, 11:00am-1:00pm
Dorothea Nelson Conference Room
Schedule a one-on-one appointment for instruction on technology topics like setting-up new devices, installing apps, privacy best practices, and enjoying library e-resources at home. Registration is required. Please call the Library at 805-925-0994 ext. 8562 to schedule an appointment.
Wild Child Bubble Adventures
12:00 pm
 Wild Child Bubble Adventures
Saturday, Jul. 23, 12:00 pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Saturday, July 23, 12:00pmEver wondered what it would be like inside of a giant bubble?  Take a journey off the beaten path into a world of bubbles.  Explore the fun and science behind what makes bubbles so intriguing during this bubble adventure. 
Bookmobile Pop-up Stop
12:00pm - 2:00pm
 Bookmobile Pop-up Stop
Saturday, Jul. 23, 12:00pm - 2:00pmBookmobile Pop-up St
Bookmobile
Visit the bookmobile at monthly Saturday Bookmobile Pop-up Stops for a family friendly maker project you can do at the park or take home. Join us at Minami Park; 600 West Enos Drive
Summer Makerspace / Semos Creadors Eventos del Verano
12:00pm-3:00pm
Summer Makerspace / Semos Creadors Eventos del Verano
Saturday, Jul. 23, 12:00pm-3:00pm
Learning Center
It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. 3D Printing Book Page Bows Straw RollercoasterEs hora de crear, construir, explorar ye usar su imaginación en el iEventos de la biblioteca! Impresión de 3D Moños de papel de libros Mon...read more
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Pyjama Drama
11:00 am
 Pyjama Drama
Monday, Jul. 25, 11:00 am
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Pyjama DramaMonday, July 11, 11:00amMonday, July 18, 12:00 noonMonday, July 25, 11:00amInteractive and imaginative learning play, stories, and songs for families with children ages 18 months through 3 years old. Presented by Pyjama Drama, in a three-part series.
A Teddy Bear Picnic
2:00 pm
 A Teddy Bear Picnic
Monday, Jul. 25
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
A Teddy Bear PicnicSaturday, July 16, 2:00pmMonday, July 25, 2:00pmAttend a Teddy Bear Picnic with the family, follow along with an interactive performance by Pyjama Drama.  Strengthen and use imagination to help make this the best picnic of the summer. 
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Financial Literacy Workshops, presented by Randy and Naomi Altergott
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Financial Literacy Workshops, presented by Randy and Naomi Altergott
Tuesday, Jul. 26, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
(Tuesdays, July 12, 19, 26 and August 2, 4 p.m.)

Learning Center
Tuesdays, July 12, 19, 26 & August 2 | 4-5:30 pm | 7/2 in Shepard Hall, the rest in Learning CenterThe Santa Maria Public Library is pleased in welcoming Naomi and Randy Altergott from World Financial Group (WFG).WFG's goal is to help people understand how their money works to avoid fin...read more

Good Morning Story Time
10:00 am
 Good Morning Story Time
Tuesday, Jul. 26, 10:00 am
Youth Services Outdoor Patio
Story time session: Tuesdays and Thursdays June 14 – August 4 at 10:00amStory time is designed to build literacy skills and school readiness, all while having a great time. This fun story time will have songs, fingerplays, and stories.
Summer Craft Adventure
1:00 pm
 Summer Craft Adventure
Tuesday, Jul. 26, 1:00 pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Summer Craft AdventureTuesdays, July 19, and July 26, 1:00pmCelebrate summer with the Santa Maria Public Library.Come to the Altrusa Theatre to complete a fun and adventurous craft.
Summer Craft Adventure
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
 Summer Craft Adventure
Tuesday, Jul. 26, 3:30 pm - 4:00 pmSummer Craft Adventu
Bookmobile
Celebrate summer-- create a fun and adventurous craft at the SMPL to Go Bookmobile’s regular stop.This program will be at the Armstrong Park stop location, 1000 E. Chapel St.
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Bilingual Story Time for Families
3:30pm
Bilingual Story Time for Families
Wednesday, Jul. 27, 3:30pm
Youth Services Outdoor Patio
Story time session: Wednesdays, June 15 - August 3 at 3:30pmSongs, fingerplays, and stories in English and Spanish. Story time is designed to build literacy skills and school readiness, all while having a great time.  
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Good Morning Story Time
10:00 am
 Good Morning Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 28, 10:00 am
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Story time session: Tuesdays and Thursdays June 14 – August 4 at 10:00amStory time is designed to build literacy skills and school readiness, all while having a great time. This fun story time will have songs, fingerplays, and stories.
Camping with Harry Potter
3:30PM
 Camping with Harry Potter
Thursday, Jul. 28, 3:30PM
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Together at the Library, create a boot to apparate, learn and practice playing quidditch, make a Hermione extension bag and more fun activities. Or pick up a pack and grab your magical tent and head out into the backyard or local park with camping crafts from Harry Potter. If you can't apparate ...read more
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Storytime to You
2:00pm - 2:30pm
 Storytime to You
Friday, Jul. 29, 2:00pm - 2:30pmStorytime to You
Bookmobile
Join the bookmobile Librarian at The Residences at Depot Street located at 205 N. Depot St. for outdoor story time. Bring a blanket to sit and enjoy literacy building and fun for the whole family. 
Storytime to You
4:00pm - 4:30pm
 Storytime to You
Friday, Jul. 29, 4:00pm - 4:30pmStorytime to You
Bookmobile
Join the bookmobile Librarian at Rotary Centennial Park located at 2625 S. College Dr. for outdoor story time. Bring a blanket to sit and enjoy literacy building and fun for the whole family. 
Teen Manga Drawing
4:00pm
 Teen Manga Drawing
Friday, Jul. 29, 4:00pm
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Join former The Simpsons artist Carlos Nieto III as he teaches you how to create and modify an anime character from scratch, no matter what your drawing level is! All materials are provided.
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Camping Pack with Harry Potter Pack
Camping Pack with Harry Potter Pack
Saturday, Jul. 30,
All Locations
Grab your magical tent and head into your local branch library. Pick up a pack beginning on Saturday, July 30. Pack will have some fun camping ideas from Harry Potter. Create a boot to apparate, learn and practice playing quidditch, make a Hermione extension bag and more fun activities. Wh...read more
Camping Pack with Harry Potter Pack
Camping Pack with Harry Potter Pack
Saturday, Jul. 30,
Youth Services Desk
Grab your magical tent and head into your local branch library. Pick up a pack beginning on Saturday, July 30. Pack will have some fun camping ideas from Harry Potter. Create a boot to apparate, learn and practice playing quidditch, make a Hermione extension bag and more fun activities. Wh...read more
Genealogy Workshop with Santa Maria Valley Genealogical Society
10:30am-12:30pm
Genealogy Workshop with Santa Maria Valley Genealogical Society
Saturday, Jul. 30, 10:30am-12:30pm
Shepard Hall - Santa Maria Public Library
Please join us for a special workshop with the Santa Maria Valley Genealogical Society. Patrons will have the opportunity to learn about library resources available for genealogy research, the 1950 Census, and much more. The workshop will include time for exploration of the Library Edition of Ancest...read more

Registration required, begins Jul 15.
Summer Reading Participants Party
12:00 pm- 3:00 pm
Summer Reading Participants Party
Saturday, Jul. 30, 12:00 pm- 3:00 pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Saturday, July 30 12:00-3:00pmCheck in at the Youth Services desk to join the Summer Reading Participants Party.  Face painting, crafts, therapy dogs, and treats will be available for those who participated in Summer Reading 2022.
Summer Makerspace / Semos Creadors Eventos del Verano
12:00pm-3:00pm
Summer Makerspace / Semos Creadors Eventos del Verano
Saturday, Jul. 30, 12:00pm-3:00pm
Learning Center
It's time to create, build, explore, and use your imagination at the Library Maker Events. Digital Photo Editing Rock Painting LegoEs hora de crear, construir, explorar ye usar su imaginación en el iEventos de la biblioteca! Editar fotos digitales Pintar piedras Construir con Lego
Central Coast Aquarium Tidepools on Tour- Session 1
1:00 pm
Central Coast Aquarium Tidepools on Tour- Session 1
Saturday, Jul. 30, 1:00 pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Central Coast Aquarium Tidepools on Tour Saturday, July 30, 1:00 pm Central Coast Aquarium will bring Tidepools on Tour in mobile aquarium tanks.  Live animals include crabs, sea stars, sea snails, and more.  Come learn about life under water, off the beaten path. Registration is...read more

Registration required, begins Jul 22.
Central Coast Aquarium Tidepools on Tour- Session 2
1:30 pm
Central Coast Aquarium Tidepools on Tour- Session 2
Saturday, Jul. 30, 1:30 pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Central Coast Aquarium Tidepools on Tour Saturday, July 30, 1:30 pm Central Coast Aquarium will bring Tidepools on Tour in mobile aquarium tanks.  Live animals include crabs, sea stars, sea snails, and more.  Come learn about life under water, off the beaten path. Registration is...read more

Registration required, begins Jul 22.
Central Coast Aquarium Tidepools on Tour- Session 3
2:00 pm
Central Coast Aquarium Tidepools on Tour- Session 3
Saturday, Jul. 30, 2:00 pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Central Coast Aquarium Tidepools on Tour Saturday, July 30, 2:00 pm Central Coast Aquarium will bring Tidepools on Tour in mobile aquarium tanks.  Live animals include crabs, sea stars, sea snails, and more.  Come learn about life under water, off the beaten path. Registration is...read more

Registration required, begins Jul 22.
Central Coast Aquarium Tidepools on Tour- Session 4
2:30 pm
Central Coast Aquarium Tidepools on Tour- Session 4
Saturday, Jul. 30, 2:30 pm
Altrusa Theater - Santa Maria Public Library
Central Coast Aquarium Tidepools on Tour Saturday, July 30, 2:30 pm Central Coast Aquarium will bring Tidepools on Tour in mobile aquarium tanks.  Live animals include crabs, sea stars, sea snails, and more.  Come learn about life under water, off the beaten path. Registration is...read more

Registration required, begins Jul 22.
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