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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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Writing Club To Go
 Writing Club To Go
Thursday, Oct. 1
Pick-up Program
The writing club is designed for students up through grade 12. The Writing packs include a journal, and a variety of activities to both ease the pressure of writing and to inspire armature authors. Each month the kits will feature new and exciting projects that will help authors strengthen the writi...read more

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Writing Club To Go
 Writing Club To Go
Friday, Oct. 2
Pick-up Program
The writing club is designed for students up through grade 12. The Writing packs include a journal, and a variety of activities to both ease the pressure of writing and to inspire armature authors. Each month the kits will feature new and exciting projects that will help authors strengthen the writi...read more

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Writing Club To Go
 Writing Club To Go
Saturday, Oct. 3
Pick-up Program
The writing club is designed for students up through grade 12. The Writing packs include a journal, and a variety of activities to both ease the pressure of writing and to inspire armature authors. Each month the kits will feature new and exciting projects that will help authors strengthen the writi...read more

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Grab-and-Go Book Bags
10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
 Grab-and-Go Book Bags
Monday, Oct. 5, 10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Pick-up Program
The Library will have a limited number of Mystery/Thriller/Suspense book grab bags available for pick up at the sidewalk service pick-up window from October 5th - October 10th. The Grab-and-Go Book Bags are pre-packaged paper bags containing five books. Grab-and-Go Book Bags are not checked out...read more
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Lego Pack Program
 Lego Pack Program
Tuesday, Oct. 6
Sidewalk Pick Up
The SMPL is offering a take home program Lego Pack for children aged 6 to 17. Just like our monthly Lego club, this program offers challenges for you to compete, but at home. Build with the Lego the Library is providing to you for a two week check out. If you have Lego at home you can also...read more

Grab-and-Go Book Bags
10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
 Grab-and-Go Book Bags
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Pick-up Program
The Library will have a limited number of Mystery/Thriller/Suspense book grab bags available for pick up at the sidewalk service pick-up window from October 5th - October 10th. The Grab-and-Go Book Bags are pre-packaged paper bags containing five books. Grab-and-Go Book Bags are not checked out...read more
Valley Reads Book Club via Zoom
2:00pm -3:00pm
 Valley Reads Book Club via Zoom
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2:00pm -3:00pm
Zoom Meeting
October book discussion Hamlet by William Shakespeare.Patrons who are interested in participating in Book Club over the Phone should email jgaytan@cityofsantamaria.org with their name and phone number to be included in the video conferencing meeting.Patrons may also provide their information ov...read more
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Lego Pack Program
 Lego Pack Program
Wednesday, Oct. 7
Sidewalk Pick Up
The SMPL is offering a take home program Lego Pack for children aged 6 to 17. Just like our monthly Lego club, this program offers challenges for you to compete, but at home. Build with the Lego the Library is providing to you for a two week check out. If you have Lego at home you can also...read more

Grab-and-Go Book Bags
10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
 Grab-and-Go Book Bags
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Pick-up Program
The Library will have a limited number of Mystery/Thriller/Suspense book grab bags available for pick up at the sidewalk service pick-up window from October 5th - October 10th. The Grab-and-Go Book Bags are pre-packaged paper bags containing five books. Grab-and-Go Book Bags are not checked out...read more
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Lego Pack Program
 Lego Pack Program
Thursday, Oct. 8
Sidewalk Pick Up
The SMPL is offering a take home program Lego Pack for children aged 6 to 17. Just like our monthly Lego club, this program offers challenges for you to compete, but at home. Build with the Lego the Library is providing to you for a two week check out. If you have Lego at home you can also...read more

Grab-and-Go Book Bags
10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
 Grab-and-Go Book Bags
Thursday, Oct. 8, 10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Pick-up Program
The Library will have a limited number of Mystery/Thriller/Suspense book grab bags available for pick up at the sidewalk service pick-up window from October 5th - October 10th. The Grab-and-Go Book Bags are pre-packaged paper bags containing five books. Grab-and-Go Book Bags are not checked out...read more
Movie Talk
3:30-4:30 p.m.
 Movie Talk
Thursday, Oct. 8, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Zoom Meeting
Sideways is the movie for October. Sideways follows two friends on a week long vacation through California's wine country. Sideways is available to be placed on hold and picked up via sidewalk pickup service. For more information, or to sign up for Movie Talk please call 805-925-0...read more
Story Time Live for Families
4:00pm
 Story Time Live for Families
Thursday, Oct. 8, 4:00pm
Virtual Program
Join us for a special live story time for families; on alternating weeks this program will be BILINGUAL! There will be songs, fingerplays, and a few stories. Tune in for a fun story time the whole family will enjoy!Registration is required for a Zoom link to the program.Patrons must b...read more

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Lego Pack Program
 Lego Pack Program
Friday, Oct. 9
Sidewalk Pick Up
The SMPL is offering a take home program Lego Pack for children aged 6 to 17. Just like our monthly Lego club, this program offers challenges for you to compete, but at home. Build with the Lego the Library is providing to you for a two week check out. If you have Lego at home you can also...read more

Grab-and-Go Book Bags
10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
 Grab-and-Go Book Bags
Friday, Oct. 9, 10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Pick-up Program
The Library will have a limited number of Mystery/Thriller/Suspense book grab bags available for pick up at the sidewalk service pick-up window from October 5th - October 10th. The Grab-and-Go Book Bags are pre-packaged paper bags containing five books. Grab-and-Go Book Bags are not checked out...read more
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Grab-and-Go Book Bags
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 Grab-and-Go Book Bags
Saturday, Oct. 10, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Pick-up Program
The Library will have a limited number of Mystery/Thriller/Suspense book grab bags available for pick up at the sidewalk service pick-up window from October 5th - October 10th. The Grab-and-Go Book Bags are pre-packaged paper bags containing five books. Grab-and-Go Book Bags are not checked out...read more
Financial Literacy-Piggy Banks Grab and Go
Financial Literacy-Piggy Banks Grab and Go
Saturday, Oct. 10
Sidewalk Pick Up
October is Financial Literacy Month and the Library wants to support you on your way to becoming money smart. Stop by the Sidewalk pick up for your very own felt piggy bank, where your money will be kept nicely secured. While supplies lasts. Included with the piggy bank will be a booklist to help yo...read more
Heart of the Valley
3:00-4:00 p.m.
 Heart of the Valley
Saturday, Oct. 10, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Zoom Meeting
This presentation will look at the storied past of four members of the Hancock family, along with some insights into the ongoing and planned research that is taking place regarding their place in local and state history. The presenter will be Roger Hall of Allan Hancock College.  For more ...read more

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Lego Pack Program
 Lego Pack Program
Monday, Oct. 12
Sidewalk Pick Up
The SMPL is offering a take home program Lego Pack for children aged 6 to 17. Just like our monthly Lego club, this program offers challenges for you to compete, but at home. Build with the Lego the Library is providing to you for a two week check out. If you have Lego at home you can also...read more

Financial Literacy-Piggy Banks Grab and Go
Financial Literacy-Piggy Banks Grab and Go
Monday, Oct. 12
Sidewalk Pick Up
October is Financial Literacy Month and the Library wants to support you on your way to becoming money smart. Stop by the Sidewalk pick up for your very own felt piggy bank, where your money will be kept nicely secured. While supplies lasts. Included with the piggy bank will be a booklist to help yo...read more
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Lego Pack Program
 Lego Pack Program
Tuesday, Oct. 13
Sidewalk Pick Up
The SMPL is offering a take home program Lego Pack for children aged 6 to 17. Just like our monthly Lego club, this program offers challenges for you to compete, but at home. Build with the Lego the Library is providing to you for a two week check out. If you have Lego at home you can also...read more

Art Pack Program
 Art Pack Program
Tuesday, Oct. 13
Pick-up Program
Register to pick up an art pack to create your own masterpiece at home. Art packs include projects that help students learn basic principles of art. These packs are geared towards ages 6-12. Limited spaces are available.
Financial Literacy-Piggy Banks Grab and Go
Financial Literacy-Piggy Banks Grab and Go
Tuesday, Oct. 13
Sidewalk Pick Up
October is Financial Literacy Month and the Library wants to support you on your way to becoming money smart. Stop by the Sidewalk pick up for your very own felt piggy bank, where your money will be kept nicely secured. While supplies lasts. Included with the piggy bank will be a booklist to help yo...read more
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Lego Pack Program
 Lego Pack Program
Wednesday, Oct. 14
Sidewalk Pick Up
The SMPL is offering a take home program Lego Pack for children aged 6 to 17. Just like our monthly Lego club, this program offers challenges for you to compete, but at home. Build with the Lego the Library is providing to you for a two week check out. If you have Lego at home you can also...read more

Art Pack Program
 Art Pack Program
Wednesday, Oct. 14
Pick-up Program
Register to pick up an art pack to create your own masterpiece at home. Art packs include projects that help students learn basic principles of art. These packs are geared towards ages 6-12. Limited spaces are available.

Gardening Kit
 Gardening Kit
Wednesday, Oct. 14
Pick-up Program
The Santa Maria Public Library is offering a Gardening Kit!  Each kit contains six peat pots, soil, plant markers, and three packages of seeds. Please register to reserve your Gardening Kit. Registration begins on October 9th and reserved kits will be available for pickup at the sidewalk servic...read more

Financial Literacy-Piggy Banks Grab and Go
Financial Literacy-Piggy Banks Grab and Go
Wednesday, Oct. 14
Sidewalk Pick Up
October is Financial Literacy Month and the Library wants to support you on your way to becoming money smart. Stop by the Sidewalk pick up for your very own felt piggy bank, where your money will be kept nicely secured. While supplies lasts. Included with the piggy bank will be a booklist to help yo...read more
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Lego Pack Program
 Lego Pack Program
Thursday, Oct. 15
Sidewalk Pick Up
The SMPL is offering a take home program Lego Pack for children aged 6 to 17. Just like our monthly Lego club, this program offers challenges for you to compete, but at home. Build with the Lego the Library is providing to you for a two week check out. If you have Lego at home you can also...read more

Art Pack Program
 Art Pack Program
Thursday, Oct. 15
Pick-up Program
Register to pick up an art pack to create your own masterpiece at home. Art packs include projects that help students learn basic principles of art. These packs are geared towards ages 6-12. Limited spaces are available.

Gardening Kit
 Gardening Kit
Thursday, Oct. 15
Pick-up Program
The Santa Maria Public Library is offering a Gardening Kit!  Each kit contains six peat pots, soil, plant markers, and three packages of seeds. Please register to reserve your Gardening Kit. Registration begins on October 9th and reserved kits will be available for pickup at the sidewalk servic...read more

Financial Literacy-Piggy Banks Grab and Go
Financial Literacy-Piggy Banks Grab and Go
Thursday, Oct. 15
Sidewalk Pick Up
October is Financial Literacy Month and the Library wants to support you on your way to becoming money smart. Stop by the Sidewalk pick up for your very own felt piggy bank, where your money will be kept nicely secured. While supplies lasts. Included with the piggy bank will be a booklist to help yo...read more
Story Time Live for Families
4:00pm
 Story Time Live for Families
Thursday, Oct. 15, 4:00pm
Virtual Program
Join us for a special live story time for families; on alternating weeks this program will be BILINGUAL! There will be songs, fingerplays, and a few stories. Tune in for a fun story time the whole family will enjoy!Registration is required for a Zoom link to the program.Patrons must b...read more

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Lego Pack Program
 Lego Pack Program
Friday, Oct. 16
Sidewalk Pick Up
The SMPL is offering a take home program Lego Pack for children aged 6 to 17. Just like our monthly Lego club, this program offers challenges for you to compete, but at home. Build with the Lego the Library is providing to you for a two week check out. If you have Lego at home you can also...read more

Art Pack Program
 Art Pack Program
Friday, Oct. 16
Pick-up Program
Register to pick up an art pack to create your own masterpiece at home. Art packs include projects that help students learn basic principles of art. These packs are geared towards ages 6-12. Limited spaces are available.

Gardening Kit
 Gardening Kit
Friday, Oct. 16
Pick-up Program
The Santa Maria Public Library is offering a Gardening Kit!  Each kit contains six peat pots, soil, plant markers, and three packages of seeds. Please register to reserve your Gardening Kit. Registration begins on October 9th and reserved kits will be available for pickup at the sidewalk servic...read more

Financial Literacy-Piggy Banks Grab and Go
Financial Literacy-Piggy Banks Grab and Go
Friday, Oct. 16
Sidewalk Pick Up
October is Financial Literacy Month and the Library wants to support you on your way to becoming money smart. Stop by the Sidewalk pick up for your very own felt piggy bank, where your money will be kept nicely secured. While supplies lasts. Included with the piggy bank will be a booklist to help yo...read more
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Art Pack Program
 Art Pack Program
Saturday, Oct. 17
Pick-up Program
Register to pick up an art pack to create your own masterpiece at home. Art packs include projects that help students learn basic principles of art. These packs are geared towards ages 6-12. Limited spaces are available.

Halloween Craft Pack Program
 Halloween Craft Pack Program
Saturday, Oct. 17
Pick-up Program
Register to pick up a fun and festive Halloween craft pack. Halloween craft packs will include supplies to make 3 different crafts. These packs are geared for ages 4- 12. 

Gardening Kit
 Gardening Kit
Saturday, Oct. 17
Pick-up Program
The Santa Maria Public Library is offering a Gardening Kit!  Each kit contains six peat pots, soil, plant markers, and three packages of seeds. Please register to reserve your Gardening Kit. Registration begins on October 9th and reserved kits will be available for pickup at the sidewalk servic...read more

Stop the Bleed Zoom Presentation
3:00 PM
Stop the Bleed Zoom Presentation
Saturday, Oct. 17, 3:00 PM
Zoom Meeting
Do you want to learn how to save a life? Do you want learn how to control major bleeding? The City of Santa Maria Public Library is proud to partner with Safety Consulting Services, LLC, to offer a free Stop the Bleed presentation through Zoom video conferencing on Saturday, October 17th, 2020 at 3:...read more
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Grab-and-Go Book Bags
 Grab-and-Go Book Bags
Monday, Oct. 19
Pick-up Program
The Library will have a limited number of romance book grab bags available for pick up at the sidewalk service pick-up window from October 19-24. The Grab-and-Go Book Bags are pre-packaged paper bags containing five books. Grab-and-Go Book Bags are not checked out to patrons and have no due dat...read more
Halloween Craft Pack Program
 Halloween Craft Pack Program
Monday, Oct. 19
Pick-up Program
Register to pick up a fun and festive Halloween craft pack. Halloween craft packs will include supplies to make 3 different crafts. These packs are geared for ages 4- 12. 

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Grab-and-Go Book Bags
 Grab-and-Go Book Bags
Tuesday, Oct. 20
Pick-up Program
The Library will have a limited number of romance book grab bags available for pick up at the sidewalk service pick-up window from October 19-24. The Grab-and-Go Book Bags are pre-packaged paper bags containing five books. Grab-and-Go Book Bags are not checked out to patrons and have no due dat...read more
Teen- Anime Club Pack
 Teen- Anime Club Pack
Tuesday, Oct. 20
Pick-up Program and Zoom Meeting
Are you a teen who is into Manga or Anime? Pick up an Anime Club Pack from the Santa Maria Public Library which will include something bookish, crafty, and of course, something yummy. When you register for your Anime Program Pack, you will also be invited to our Anime Club Zoom meeting on Monday, Oc...read more

Halloween Craft Pack Program
 Halloween Craft Pack Program
Tuesday, Oct. 20
Pick-up Program
Register to pick up a fun and festive Halloween craft pack. Halloween craft packs will include supplies to make 3 different crafts. These packs are geared for ages 4- 12. 

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Grab-and-Go Book Bags
 Grab-and-Go Book Bags
Wednesday, Oct. 21
Pick-up Program
The Library will have a limited number of romance book grab bags available for pick up at the sidewalk service pick-up window from October 19-24. The Grab-and-Go Book Bags are pre-packaged paper bags containing five books. Grab-and-Go Book Bags are not checked out to patrons and have no due dat...read more
Teen- Anime Club Pack
 Teen- Anime Club Pack
Wednesday, Oct. 21
Pick-up Program and Zoom Meeting
Are you a teen who is into Manga or Anime? Pick up an Anime Club Pack from the Santa Maria Public Library which will include something bookish, crafty, and of course, something yummy. When you register for your Anime Program Pack, you will also be invited to our Anime Club Zoom meeting on Monday, Oc...read more

Halloween Craft Pack Program
 Halloween Craft Pack Program
Wednesday, Oct. 21
Pick-up Program
Register to pick up a fun and festive Halloween craft pack. Halloween craft packs will include supplies to make 3 different crafts. These packs are geared for ages 4- 12. 

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Grab-and-Go Book Bags
 Grab-and-Go Book Bags
Thursday, Oct. 22
Pick-up Program
The Library will have a limited number of romance book grab bags available for pick up at the sidewalk service pick-up window from October 19-24. The Grab-and-Go Book Bags are pre-packaged paper bags containing five books. Grab-and-Go Book Bags are not checked out to patrons and have no due dat...read more
Teen- Anime Club Pack
 Teen- Anime Club Pack
Thursday, Oct. 22
Pick-up Program and Zoom Meeting
Are you a teen who is into Manga or Anime? Pick up an Anime Club Pack from the Santa Maria Public Library which will include something bookish, crafty, and of course, something yummy. When you register for your Anime Program Pack, you will also be invited to our Anime Club Zoom meeting on Monday, Oc...read more

Halloween Craft Pack Program
 Halloween Craft Pack Program
Thursday, Oct. 22
Pick-up Program
Register to pick up a fun and festive Halloween craft pack. Halloween craft packs will include supplies to make 3 different crafts. These packs are geared for ages 4- 12. 

Story Time Live for Families
4:00pm
 Story Time Live for Families
Thursday, Oct. 22, 4:00pm
Virtual Program
Join us for a special live story time for families; on alternating weeks this program will be BILINGUAL! There will be songs, fingerplays, and a few stories. Tune in for a fun story time the whole family will enjoy!Registration is required for a Zoom link to the program.Patrons must b...read more

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Grab-and-Go Book Bags
 Grab-and-Go Book Bags
Friday, Oct. 23
Pick-up Program
The Library will have a limited number of romance book grab bags available for pick up at the sidewalk service pick-up window from October 19-24. The Grab-and-Go Book Bags are pre-packaged paper bags containing five books. Grab-and-Go Book Bags are not checked out to patrons and have no due dat...read more
Teen- Anime Club Pack
 Teen- Anime Club Pack
Friday, Oct. 23
Pick-up Program and Zoom Meeting
Are you a teen who is into Manga or Anime? Pick up an Anime Club Pack from the Santa Maria Public Library which will include something bookish, crafty, and of course, something yummy. When you register for your Anime Program Pack, you will also be invited to our Anime Club Zoom meeting on Monday, Oc...read more

Halloween Craft Pack Program
 Halloween Craft Pack Program
Friday, Oct. 23
Pick-up Program
Register to pick up a fun and festive Halloween craft pack. Halloween craft packs will include supplies to make 3 different crafts. These packs are geared for ages 4- 12. 

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Grab-and-Go Book Bags
 Grab-and-Go Book Bags
Saturday, Oct. 24
Pick-up Program
The Library will have a limited number of romance book grab bags available for pick up at the sidewalk service pick-up window from October 19-24. The Grab-and-Go Book Bags are pre-packaged paper bags containing five books. Grab-and-Go Book Bags are not checked out to patrons and have no due dat...read more
Teen- Anime Club Pack
 Teen- Anime Club Pack
Saturday, Oct. 24
Pick-up Program and Zoom Meeting
Are you a teen who is into Manga or Anime? Pick up an Anime Club Pack from the Santa Maria Public Library which will include something bookish, crafty, and of course, something yummy. When you register for your Anime Program Pack, you will also be invited to our Anime Club Zoom meeting on Monday, Oc...read more

Halloween Craft Pack Program
 Halloween Craft Pack Program
Saturday, Oct. 24
Pick-up Program
Register to pick up a fun and festive Halloween craft pack. Halloween craft packs will include supplies to make 3 different crafts. These packs are geared for ages 4- 12. 

Dia de los Muertos Craft Pack
 Dia de los Muertos Craft Pack
Saturday, Oct. 24
Sidewalk Pick Up
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at home with your very own altar. Families often set up offerings or altars called ofrendas, either at home or at the cemetery. Throughout the Dia de los Muertos, families will remember their ancestors by honoring their memory by placing their ancestors favorite foods, m...read more

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Teen- Anime Club Pack
 Teen- Anime Club Pack
Sunday, Oct. 25
Pick-up Program and Zoom Meeting
Are you a teen who is into Manga or Anime? Pick up an Anime Club Pack from the Santa Maria Public Library which will include something bookish, crafty, and of course, something yummy. When you register for your Anime Program Pack, you will also be invited to our Anime Club Zoom meeting on Monday, Oc...read more

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Teen- Anime Club Pack
 Teen- Anime Club Pack
Monday, Oct. 26
Pick-up Program and Zoom Meeting
Are you a teen who is into Manga or Anime? Pick up an Anime Club Pack from the Santa Maria Public Library which will include something bookish, crafty, and of course, something yummy. When you register for your Anime Program Pack, you will also be invited to our Anime Club Zoom meeting on Monday, Oc...read more

Dia de los Muertos Craft Pack
 Dia de los Muertos Craft Pack
Monday, Oct. 26
Sidewalk Pick Up
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at home with your very own altar. Families often set up offerings or altars called ofrendas, either at home or at the cemetery. Throughout the Dia de los Muertos, families will remember their ancestors by honoring their memory by placing their ancestors favorite foods, m...read more

Halloween Reads
 Halloween Reads
Monday, Oct. 26
Pick-up Program
The Santa Maria Public Library is offering a limited number of "Halloween Reads" Grab Bags!  Each pre-packaged bag contains 5 adult fiction books in the mystery, thriller, horror, suspense, or fantasy genre. Registration begins on October 22 and reserved grab bags will be availab...read more

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Dia de los Muertos Craft Pack
 Dia de los Muertos Craft Pack
Tuesday, Oct. 27
Sidewalk Pick Up
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at home with your very own altar. Families often set up offerings or altars called ofrendas, either at home or at the cemetery. Throughout the Dia de los Muertos, families will remember their ancestors by honoring their memory by placing their ancestors favorite foods, m...read more

Halloween Reads
 Halloween Reads
Tuesday, Oct. 27
Pick-up Program
The Santa Maria Public Library is offering a limited number of "Halloween Reads" Grab Bags!  Each pre-packaged bag contains 5 adult fiction books in the mystery, thriller, horror, suspense, or fantasy genre. Registration begins on October 22 and reserved grab bags will be availab...read more

Writing Club To Go
10:00am
 Writing Club To Go
Tuesday, Oct. 27
Pick-up program
The writing club is designed for students up through grade 12. The Writing packs include a journal, and a variety of activities to both ease the pressure of writing and to inspire armature authors. Each month the kits will feature new and exciting projects that will help authors strengthen the writi...read more

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Dia de los Muertos Craft Pack
 Dia de los Muertos Craft Pack
Wednesday, Oct. 28
Sidewalk Pick Up
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at home with your very own altar. Families often set up offerings or altars called ofrendas, either at home or at the cemetery. Throughout the Dia de los Muertos, families will remember their ancestors by honoring their memory by placing their ancestors favorite foods, m...read more

Halloween Reads
 Halloween Reads
Wednesday, Oct. 28
Pick-up Program
The Santa Maria Public Library is offering a limited number of "Halloween Reads" Grab Bags!  Each pre-packaged bag contains 5 adult fiction books in the mystery, thriller, horror, suspense, or fantasy genre. Registration begins on October 22 and reserved grab bags will be availab...read more

Writing Club To Go
10:00am
 Writing Club To Go
Wednesday, Oct. 28
Pick-up program
The writing club is designed for students up through grade 12. The Writing packs include a journal, and a variety of activities to both ease the pressure of writing and to inspire armature authors. Each month the kits will feature new and exciting projects that will help authors strengthen the writi...read more

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Dia de los Muertos Craft Pack
 Dia de los Muertos Craft Pack
Thursday, Oct. 29
Sidewalk Pick Up
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at home with your very own altar. Families often set up offerings or altars called ofrendas, either at home or at the cemetery. Throughout the Dia de los Muertos, families will remember their ancestors by honoring their memory by placing their ancestors favorite foods, m...read more

Halloween Reads
 Halloween Reads
Thursday, Oct. 29
Pick-up Program
The Santa Maria Public Library is offering a limited number of "Halloween Reads" Grab Bags!  Each pre-packaged bag contains 5 adult fiction books in the mystery, thriller, horror, suspense, or fantasy genre. Registration begins on October 22 and reserved grab bags will be availab...read more

Writing Club To Go
10:00am
 Writing Club To Go
Thursday, Oct. 29
Pick-up program
The writing club is designed for students up through grade 12. The Writing packs include a journal, and a variety of activities to both ease the pressure of writing and to inspire armature authors. Each month the kits will feature new and exciting projects that will help authors strengthen the writi...read more

Story Time Live for Families
4:00pm
 Story Time Live for Families
Thursday, Oct. 29, 4:00pm
Virtual Program
Join us for a special live story time for families; on alternating weeks this program will be BILINGUAL! There will be songs, fingerplays, and a few stories. Tune in for a fun story time the whole family will enjoy!Registration is required for a Zoom link to the program.Patrons must b...read more

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Dia de los Muertos Craft Pack
 Dia de los Muertos Craft Pack
Friday, Oct. 30
Sidewalk Pick Up
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at home with your very own altar. Families often set up offerings or altars called ofrendas, either at home or at the cemetery. Throughout the Dia de los Muertos, families will remember their ancestors by honoring their memory by placing their ancestors favorite foods, m...read more

Halloween Reads
 Halloween Reads
Friday, Oct. 30
Pick-up Program
The Santa Maria Public Library is offering a limited number of "Halloween Reads" Grab Bags!  Each pre-packaged bag contains 5 adult fiction books in the mystery, thriller, horror, suspense, or fantasy genre. Registration begins on October 22 and reserved grab bags will be availab...read more

Writing Club To Go
10:00am
 Writing Club To Go
Friday, Oct. 30
Pick-up program
The writing club is designed for students up through grade 12. The Writing packs include a journal, and a variety of activities to both ease the pressure of writing and to inspire armature authors. Each month the kits will feature new and exciting projects that will help authors strengthen the writi...read more

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Dia de los Muertos Craft Pack
 Dia de los Muertos Craft Pack
Saturday, Oct. 31
Sidewalk Pick Up
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at home with your very own altar. Families often set up offerings or altars called ofrendas, either at home or at the cemetery. Throughout the Dia de los Muertos, families will remember their ancestors by honoring their memory by placing their ancestors favorite foods, m...read more

Halloween Reads
 Halloween Reads
Saturday, Oct. 31
Pick-up Program
The Santa Maria Public Library is offering a limited number of "Halloween Reads" Grab Bags!  Each pre-packaged bag contains 5 adult fiction books in the mystery, thriller, horror, suspense, or fantasy genre. Registration begins on October 22 and reserved grab bags will be availab...read more

Writing Club To Go
10:00am
 Writing Club To Go
Saturday, Oct. 31
Pick-up program
The writing club is designed for students up through grade 12. The Writing packs include a journal, and a variety of activities to both ease the pressure of writing and to inspire armature authors. Each month the kits will feature new and exciting projects that will help authors strengthen the writi...read more

What’s Cookin’ Santa Maria?
3:00-4:00 p.m.
What’s Cookin’ Santa Maria?
Saturday, Oct. 31, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Zoom Meeting
Cookbook Club! Join us for a video conference discussion on The Nightmare Before Dinner by Zach Neil. Choose a recipe to make from the book and share the results with the group. The Nightmare Before Dinner is available on Hoopla with your library card. Patrons interested in participating in the...read more

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