Goleta Valley Library

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Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Goleta Valley Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
Friday, Oct. 1GHOST STORY CHALLENG
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young wr...read more
LIVE ONLINE Spanish Book Club - Club de Lectura en Español ¡En Vivo!
3:30pm
LIVE ONLINE Spanish Book Club - Club de Lectura en Español ¡En Vivo!
Friday, Oct. 1, 3:30pmLIVE ONLINE Spanish
Goleta Valley Library
Our Spanish Book Club is Back!Join us for our virtual meetings over Microsoft Teams. Practice and improve your Spanish literacy skills while making friends and having fun!Space is limited. Prior registration is required.Best for Grades 3-6; for Spanish Readers.Book of the Month: Un Mal Pri...read more

or call 805-964-7878.
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GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
Saturday, Oct. 2GHOST STORY CHALLENG
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young wr...read more
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GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
Sunday, Oct. 3GHOST STORY CHALLENG
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young wr...read more
Library Closed
 Library Closed
Sunday, Oct. 3
Goleta Valley Library
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GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
Monday, Oct. 4GHOST STORY CHALLENG
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young wr...read more
Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, Oct. 4
Goleta Valley Library
LIVE ONLINE Wiggly Storytime
11:00am
 LIVE ONLINE Wiggly Storytime
Monday, Oct. 4, 11:00amLIVE ONLINE Wiggly S
Goleta Valley Library
Come wiggle with us during our toddler storytime!Our storyteller will share short stories, songs and dancing. Ages 14 months to 3 years.Attend live or view the recording at www.facebook.com/goletavalleylibrary or the Goleta and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries YouTube channel at ...read more
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
2-7pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
Monday, Oct. 4, 2-7pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center
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GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
Tuesday, Oct. 5GHOST STORY CHALLENG
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young wr...read more
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Storke Community Center
11:15am-12:45pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Storke Community Center
Tuesday, Oct. 5, 11:15am-12:45pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Storke Community Center
Check-In & Tech Tutoring
12:30-2:30pm
 Check-In & Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Oct. 5, 12:30-2:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
The Goleta Valley Library (GVL) wants you to continue to explore, study, and read, while our doors are closed. We know how important it is to stay connected during these isolating times so we are doing as much as we can to continue serving our patrons' needs.Are you looking for more information ...read more
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
2-7pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2-7pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center
LIVE ONLINE Homework Help
3:30-5:30pm
 LIVE ONLINE Homework Help
Tuesday, Oct. 5, 3:30-5:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
Kindergarten - 8th grade students can schedule free, online, one-on-one appointments with knowledgeable homework coaches to receive personalized help with their homework, all from the comfort and convenience of their homes! Tutoring sessions are offered by appointment on Tuesdays and Thursdays ...read more
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GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
Wednesday, Oct. 6GHOST STORY CHALLENG
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young wr...read more
Storytime Under the Tree - Solvang Library
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Storytime Under the Tree - Solvang Library
Wednesday, Oct. 6, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Solvang Library
Join us outside under the big Sycamore tree for stories, songs and more!  Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am.Space is limited, so please make a reservation online, bring a blanket to sit on, and be prepared to safely distance. 
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
2-7pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2-7pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center
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GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
Thursday, Oct. 7GHOST STORY CHALLENG
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young wr...read more
Check-In & Tech Tutoring
12:30-2:30pm
 Check-In & Tech Tutoring
Thursday, Oct. 7, 12:30-2:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
The Goleta Valley Library (GVL) wants you to continue to explore, study, and read, while our doors are closed. We know how important it is to stay connected during these isolating times so we are doing as much as we can to continue serving our patrons' needs.Are you looking for more information ...read more
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Estero Park
2-3:30pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Estero Park
Thursday, Oct. 7, 2-3:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Estero Park
LIVE ONLINE Homework Help
3:30-5:30pm
 LIVE ONLINE Homework Help
Thursday, Oct. 7, 3:30-5:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
Kindergarten - 8th grade students can schedule free, online, one-on-one appointments with knowledgeable homework coaches to receive personalized help with their homework, all from the comfort and convenience of their homes! Tutoring sessions are offered by appointment on Tuesdays and Thursdays ...read more
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IV Teen Center
3:45-5:30pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IV Teen Center
Thursday, Oct. 7, 3:45-5:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Teen Center
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GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
Friday, Oct. 8GHOST STORY CHALLENG
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young wr...read more
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Friendship Manor
2-3:30pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Friendship Manor
Friday, Oct. 8, 2-3:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Friendship Manor
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Studio Plaza Apts.
3:45-5:30pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Studio Plaza Apts.
Friday, Oct. 8, 3:45-5:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Studio Plaza Apartments
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GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
Saturday, Oct. 9GHOST STORY CHALLENG
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young wr...read more
LIVE ONLINE: Investors’ Roundtable - Solvang Library
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
LIVE ONLINE: Investors’ Roundtable - Solvang Library
Saturday, Oct. 9, 3:00 pm - 4:15 pmLIVE ONLINE:  Invest
Solvang Library
Helping individual investors since 1995, the Investors’ Roundtable welcomes both novice and veteran investors to informal presentations and discussions.   The group currently meets online via Zoom - see link below!
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GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
Sunday, Oct. 10GHOST STORY CHALLENG
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young wr...read more
Library Closed
 Library Closed
Sunday, Oct. 10
Goleta Valley Library
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GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
Monday, Oct. 11GHOST STORY CHALLENG
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young wr...read more
Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, Oct. 11
Goleta Valley Library
LIVE ONLINE Preschool Storytime
11:00am
 LIVE ONLINE Preschool Storytime
Monday, Oct. 11, 11:00amLIVE ONLINE Preschoo
Goleta Valley Library
Let's discover the magic of books! Join us for children's stories, songs, rhymes and puppets.
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
2-7pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
Monday, Oct. 11, 2-7pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center
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Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
 Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
Tuesday, Oct. 12Guess the Weight of
Goleta Valley Library
Stop by Goleta Valley Library during October 12th – 30th to guess the weight of our pumpkin! This fun seasonal contest is open to all ages, and the closest guess from each age group will win a book set from the Friends of the Goleta Valley Library and some delicious goodies from Lane...read more
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
Tuesday, Oct. 12GHOST STORY CHALLENG
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young wr...read more
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Sea Lookout Park
11:15am-12:45pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Sea Lookout Park
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 11:15am-12:45pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Sea Lookout Park
Check-In & Tech Tutoring
12:30-2:30pm
 Check-In & Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 12:30-2:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
The Goleta Valley Library (GVL) wants you to continue to explore, study, and read, while our doors are closed. We know how important it is to stay connected during these isolating times so we are doing as much as we can to continue serving our patrons' needs.Are you looking for more information ...read more
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
2-7pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2-7pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center
LIVE ONLINE Homework Help
3:30-5:30pm
 LIVE ONLINE Homework Help
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 3:30-5:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
Kindergarten - 8th grade students can schedule free, online, one-on-one appointments with knowledgeable homework coaches to receive personalized help with their homework, all from the comfort and convenience of their homes! Tutoring sessions are offered by appointment on Tuesdays and Thursdays ...read more
LIVE ONLINE - B.Y.O. (Bring Your Own) Book Club - Solvang Library
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
LIVE ONLINE - B.Y.O. (Bring Your Own) Book Club - Solvang Library
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm  LIVE ONLINE - B.Y.
Solvang Library
The November 9th meeting will be held online.  Please register for the link.Meet up online with other readers and Solvang Library staff on the Second Tuesday of each month; share what you’ve been reading and hear about others' recent favorites!  Our theme for November is :  ...read more

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Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
 Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
Wednesday, Oct. 13Guess the Weight of
Goleta Valley Library
Stop by Goleta Valley Library during October 12th – 30th to guess the weight of our pumpkin! This fun seasonal contest is open to all ages, and the closest guess from each age group will win a book set from the Friends of the Goleta Valley Library and some delicious goodies from Lane...read more
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
Wednesday, Oct. 13GHOST STORY CHALLENG
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young wr...read more
Storytime Under the Tree - Solvang Library
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Storytime Under the Tree - Solvang Library
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Solvang Library
Join us outside under the big Sycamore tree for stories, songs and more!  Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am.Space is limited, so please make a reservation online, bring a blanket to sit on, and be prepared to safely distance. 
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
2-7pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2-7pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center
LIVE ONLINE: Solvang Library’s Book Club for Kids
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
LIVE ONLINE: Solvang Library’s Book Club for Kids
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
(Wednesdays October 13 & 27, 4:00 pm)
LIVE ONLINE: Solvang
Solvang Library
For readers 9-12 years old.  Join us to explore some great new books. The group meets twice a month: October dates are Wednesdays Oct. 13 and October 27 at 4:00 pm.   Please REGISTER to recieve the links for the club meetings! October's book is The Boy at the Back of the Clas...read more
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Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
 Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
Thursday, Oct. 14Guess the Weight of
Goleta Valley Library
Stop by Goleta Valley Library during October 12th – 30th to guess the weight of our pumpkin! This fun seasonal contest is open to all ages, and the closest guess from each age group will win a book set from the Friends of the Goleta Valley Library and some delicious goodies from Lane...read more
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
Thursday, Oct. 14GHOST STORY CHALLENG
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young wr...read more
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Perfect Park
11:15am-12:45pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Perfect Park
Thursday, Oct. 14, 11:15am-12:45pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Perfect Park
Check-In & Tech Tutoring
12:30-2:30pm
 Check-In & Tech Tutoring
Thursday, Oct. 14, 12:30-2:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
The Goleta Valley Library (GVL) wants you to continue to explore, study, and read, while our doors are closed. We know how important it is to stay connected during these isolating times so we are doing as much as we can to continue serving our patrons' needs.Are you looking for more information ...read more
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-UCSB Early Childhood
2-3:30pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-UCSB Early Childhood
Thursday, Oct. 14, 2-3:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
UCSB Early Childhood
LIVE ONLINE Homework Help
3:30-5:30pm
 LIVE ONLINE Homework Help
Thursday, Oct. 14, 3:30-5:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
Kindergarten - 8th grade students can schedule free, online, one-on-one appointments with knowledgeable homework coaches to receive personalized help with their homework, all from the comfort and convenience of their homes! Tutoring sessions are offered by appointment on Tuesdays and Thursdays ...read more
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-West Campus Playground
3:45pm-5:30pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-West Campus Playground
Thursday, Oct. 14, 3:45pm-5:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
West Campus Playground
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Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
 Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
Friday, Oct. 15Guess the Weight of
Goleta Valley Library
Stop by Goleta Valley Library during October 12th – 30th to guess the weight of our pumpkin! This fun seasonal contest is open to all ages, and the closest guess from each age group will win a book set from the Friends of the Goleta Valley Library and some delicious goodies from Lane...read more
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
Friday, Oct. 15GHOST STORY CHALLENG
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young wr...read more
LIVE ONLINE - Buellton Bookworms
1-2:30pm
LIVE ONLINE - Buellton Bookworms
Friday, Oct. 15, 1-2:30pmLIVE ONLINE - Buellt
Buellton Library
Join the Buellton Library's virtual bookclub!This month we will be talking about The Island of the Sea Women by Lisa See.Register to recieve a reminder or drop by with this Zoom link:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87170216460?pwd=RjN0YTdTR2RtbjZ5QjlUbzg0UUE0UT09Meeting ID: 871 7021 6460Passcode: 6406...read more
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IV Elementary School
1:30-5pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IV Elementary School
Friday, Oct. 15, 1:30-5pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Elementary School
LIVE ONLINE Spanish Book Club - Club de Lectura en Español ¡En Vivo!
3:30pm
LIVE ONLINE Spanish Book Club - Club de Lectura en Español ¡En Vivo!
Friday, Oct. 15LIVE ONLINE Spanish
Goleta Valley Library
Our Spanish Book Club is Back!Join us for our virtual meetings over Microsoft Teams. Practice and improve your Spanish literacy skills while making friends and having fun!Space is limited. Prior registration is required.Best for Grades 3-6; for Spanish Readers.Book of the Month: Un Mal Pri...read more

or call 805-964-7878.
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Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
 Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
Saturday, Oct. 16Guess the Weight of
Goleta Valley Library
Stop by Goleta Valley Library during October 12th – 30th to guess the weight of our pumpkin! This fun seasonal contest is open to all ages, and the closest guess from each age group will win a book set from the Friends of the Goleta Valley Library and some delicious goodies from Lane...read more
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
Saturday, Oct. 16GHOST STORY CHALLENG
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young wr...read more
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GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
Sunday, Oct. 17GHOST STORY CHALLENG
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young wr...read more
Library Closed
 Library Closed
Sunday, Oct. 17
Goleta Valley Library
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GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
Monday, Oct. 18GHOST STORY CHALLENG
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young wr...read more
Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, Oct. 18
Goleta Valley Library
LIVE ONLINE Storytime Memories
11:00am
 LIVE ONLINE Storytime Memories
Monday, Oct. 18, 11:00amLIVE ONLINE Storytim
Goleta Valley Library
We'll pick some of our favorite storytimes from the past year for you to enjoy again with your little one.
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
2-7pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
Monday, Oct. 18, 2-7pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center
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Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
 Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
Tuesday, Oct. 19Guess the Weight of
Goleta Valley Library
Stop by Goleta Valley Library during October 12th – 30th to guess the weight of our pumpkin! This fun seasonal contest is open to all ages, and the closest guess from each age group will win a book set from the Friends of the Goleta Valley Library and some delicious goodies from Lane...read more
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
Tuesday, Oct. 19GHOST STORY CHALLENG
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young wr...read more
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Storke Community Center
11:15am-12:45pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Storke Community Center
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 11:15am-12:45pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Storke Community Center
Check-In & Tech Tutoring
12:30-2:30pm
 Check-In & Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 12:30-2:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
The Goleta Valley Library (GVL) wants you to continue to explore, study, and read, while our doors are closed. We know how important it is to stay connected during these isolating times so we are doing as much as we can to continue serving our patrons' needs.Are you looking for more information ...read more
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
2-7pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2-7pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center
LIVE ONLINE Homework Help
3:30-5:30pm
 LIVE ONLINE Homework Help
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 3:30-5:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
Kindergarten - 8th grade students can schedule free, online, one-on-one appointments with knowledgeable homework coaches to receive personalized help with their homework, all from the comfort and convenience of their homes! Tutoring sessions are offered by appointment on Tuesdays and Thursdays ...read more
20
Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
 Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
Wednesday, Oct. 20Guess the Weight of
Goleta Valley Library
Stop by Goleta Valley Library during October 12th – 30th to guess the weight of our pumpkin! This fun seasonal contest is open to all ages, and the closest guess from each age group will win a book set from the Friends of the Goleta Valley Library and some delicious goodies from Lane...read more
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
Wednesday, Oct. 20GHOST STORY CHALLENG
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young wr...read more
Storytime Under the Tree - Solvang Library
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Storytime Under the Tree - Solvang Library
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Solvang Library
Join us outside under the big Sycamore tree for stories, songs and more!  Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am.Space is limited, so please make a reservation online, bring a blanket to sit on, and be prepared to safely distance. 

Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
2-7pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2-7pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center
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Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
 Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
Thursday, Oct. 21Guess the Weight of
Goleta Valley Library
Stop by Goleta Valley Library during October 12th – 30th to guess the weight of our pumpkin! This fun seasonal contest is open to all ages, and the closest guess from each age group will win a book set from the Friends of the Goleta Valley Library and some delicious goodies from Lane...read more
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
Thursday, Oct. 21GHOST STORY CHALLENG
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young wr...read more
Check-In & Tech Tutoring
12:30-2:30pm
 Check-In & Tech Tutoring
Thursday, Oct. 21, 12:30-2:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
The Goleta Valley Library (GVL) wants you to continue to explore, study, and read, while our doors are closed. We know how important it is to stay connected during these isolating times so we are doing as much as we can to continue serving our patrons' needs.Are you looking for more information ...read more
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Estero Park
2-3:30pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Estero Park
Thursday, Oct. 21, 2-3:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Estero Park
LIVE ONLINE Halloween Craft
3pm
 LIVE ONLINE Halloween Craft
Thursday, Oct. 21, 3pmLIVE ONLINE Hallowee
Goleta Valley Library
Join us for a fun online craft class where we will be making a Sugar Skull (Calavera de Dulce) mask. Use what you have at home or pick up a craft kit at the Goleta Valley Library while supplies last. What you will need: White paper plate Pencil with eraser Scissors Black marker Colorful ma...read more

or call 805-964-7878.
LIVE ONLINE Homework Help
3:30-5:30pm
 LIVE ONLINE Homework Help
Thursday, Oct. 21, 3:30-5:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
Kindergarten - 8th grade students can schedule free, online, one-on-one appointments with knowledgeable homework coaches to receive personalized help with their homework, all from the comfort and convenience of their homes! Tutoring sessions are offered by appointment on Tuesdays and Thursdays ...read more
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IV Teen Center
3:45-5:30pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IV Teen Center
Thursday, Oct. 21, 3:45-5:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Teen Center
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Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
 Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
Friday, Oct. 22Guess the Weight of
Goleta Valley Library
Stop by Goleta Valley Library during October 12th – 30th to guess the weight of our pumpkin! This fun seasonal contest is open to all ages, and the closest guess from each age group will win a book set from the Friends of the Goleta Valley Library and some delicious goodies from Lane...read more
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
GHOST STORY CHALLENGE 2021! - Solvang Library
Friday, Oct. 22GHOST STORY CHALLENG
Solvang Library
The Solvang Library is announcing its annual Ghost Story Challenge, inviting members of the public to submit an original, mysterious or scary story related to the supernatural, of 500 words or less.  The Challenge is open to adults 18 and over, and to young wr...read more
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Friendship Manor
2-3:30pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Friendship Manor
Friday, Oct. 22, 2-3:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Friendship Manor
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Studio Plaza Apts.
3:45-5:30pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Studio Plaza Apts.
Friday, Oct. 22, 3:45-5:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Studio Plaza Apartments
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Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
 Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
Saturday, Oct. 23Guess the Weight of
Goleta Valley Library
Stop by Goleta Valley Library during October 12th – 30th to guess the weight of our pumpkin! This fun seasonal contest is open to all ages, and the closest guess from each age group will win a book set from the Friends of the Goleta Valley Library and some delicious goodies from Lane...read more
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Sunday, Oct. 24
Goleta Valley Library
LIVE ONLINE Friends of the Goleta Library: Bodie: The Golden Years by Judy Daniel
2pm
LIVE ONLINE Friends of the Goleta Library: Bodie: The Golden Years by Judy Daniel
Sunday, Oct. 24, 2pmLIVE ONLINE Friends
Goleta Valley Library
The town of Bodie in the Sierra Nevada was famous for fabulously rich mineral wealth, meals at all hours, and wild Saturday nights. Judy Daniel takes us back to its heydays through the life stories of some of its inhabitants. Present-day Bodie is a ghost-town and a California State Histori...read more
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, Oct. 25
Goleta Valley Library
CANCELED TODAY: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
CANCELED TODAY: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
Monday, Oct. 25,
Isla Vista Book Van
LIVE ONLINE! Bilingual Storytime - Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe ¡En Vivo!
11:00am
LIVE ONLINE! Bilingual Storytime - Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe ¡En Vivo!
Monday, Oct. 25, 11:00amLIVE ONLINE! Bilingu
Goleta Valley Library
Bring the whole family to enjoy bilingual stories! Listen to exciting stories in English and Spanish and enjoy fun songs and rhymes. Recommended for children 7 and younger.¡Traiga toda la famila para disfrutar de cuentos bilingües! Escuche historias emocionantes en inglés y espa&nt...read more
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Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
 Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
Tuesday, Oct. 26Guess the Weight of
Goleta Valley Library
Stop by Goleta Valley Library during October 12th – 30th to guess the weight of our pumpkin! This fun seasonal contest is open to all ages, and the closest guess from each age group will win a book set from the Friends of the Goleta Valley Library and some delicious goodies from Lane...read more
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Sea Lookout Park
11:15am-12:45pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Sea Lookout Park
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 11:15am-12:45pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Sea Lookout Park
Check-In & Tech Tutoring
12:30-2:30pm
 Check-In & Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 12:30-2:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
The Goleta Valley Library (GVL) wants you to continue to explore, study, and read, while our doors are closed. We know how important it is to stay connected during these isolating times so we are doing as much as we can to continue serving our patrons' needs.Are you looking for more information ...read more
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
2-7pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2-7pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center
LIVE ONLINE Homework Help
3:30-5:30pm
 LIVE ONLINE Homework Help
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 3:30-5:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
Kindergarten - 8th grade students can schedule free, online, one-on-one appointments with knowledgeable homework coaches to receive personalized help with their homework, all from the comfort and convenience of their homes! Tutoring sessions are offered by appointment on Tuesdays and Thursdays ...read more
LIVE ONLINE Teen Graphic Novel Club
3:30pm
LIVE ONLINE Teen Graphic Novel Club
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 3:30pmLIVE ONLINE Teen Gra
Goleta Valley Library
Join now to read free comics, discover new artists, and connect with fellow fans! The Last Witch by Conor McCreery and Mamo by Sas Milledge.To receive an invitation to the meeting, register through the online events calendar.Ask us how you can earn community service hours, too!

or call 805-964-7878.
LIVE ONLINE Mystery Book Club
5pm
 LIVE ONLINE Mystery Book Club
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 5pmLIVE ONLINE Mystery
Goleta Valley Library
The Mystery Book Club choice is The Girl with a Clock for a Heart (2014) by Peter Swanson. Available in eBook and eAudiobook formats from HooplaTo receive an invitation to the meeting please email Brent at bfield@cityofgoleta.orgAlready optioned for film, The Girl with a Clock for a Heart ...read more
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Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
 Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
Wednesday, Oct. 27Guess the Weight of
Goleta Valley Library
Stop by Goleta Valley Library during October 12th – 30th to guess the weight of our pumpkin! This fun seasonal contest is open to all ages, and the closest guess from each age group will win a book set from the Friends of the Goleta Valley Library and some delicious goodies from Lane...read more
Storytime Under the Tree - Solvang Library
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Storytime Under the Tree - Solvang Library
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Solvang Library
Join us outside under the big Sycamore tree for stories, songs and more!  Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am.Space is limited, so please make a reservation online, bring a blanket to sit on, and be prepared to safely distance. 

Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
12-5pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 12-5pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center
LIVE ONLINE: Solvang Library’s Book Club for Kids
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
LIVE ONLINE: Solvang Library’s Book Club for Kids
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
(Wednesdays October 13 & 27, 4:00 pm)
LIVE ONLINE: Solvang
Solvang Library
For readers 9-12 years old.  Join us to explore some great new books. The group meets twice a month: October dates are Wednesdays Oct. 13 and October 27 at 4:00 pm.   Please REGISTER to recieve the links for the club meetings! October's book is The Boy at the Back of the Clas...read more
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Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
 Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
Thursday, Oct. 28Guess the Weight of
Goleta Valley Library
Stop by Goleta Valley Library during October 12th – 30th to guess the weight of our pumpkin! This fun seasonal contest is open to all ages, and the closest guess from each age group will win a book set from the Friends of the Goleta Valley Library and some delicious goodies from Lane...read more
LIVE ONLINE When Home is Not Enough: Healthy Housing Transitions with Lauren Mahakian - Solvang Library
11:00 am
LIVE ONLINE When Home is Not Enough: Healthy Housing Transitions with Lauren Mahakian - Solvang Library
Thursday, Oct. 28, 11:00 amLIVE ONLINE When Hom
Solvang Library
Lauren Mahakian will address the important eldercare issue of how and when a housing transition can be successfully achived.  Lauren is a Certified Dementia Practitioner, Care Manager and Elder Care Specialist, Certified Validation Therapist, Facilitator and Educator for the Alzheimer...read more
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Perfect Park
11:15am-12:45pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Perfect Park
Thursday, Oct. 28, 11:15am-12:45pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Perfect Park
Check-In & Tech Tutoring
12:30-2:30pm
 Check-In & Tech Tutoring
Thursday, Oct. 28, 12:30-2:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
The Goleta Valley Library (GVL) wants you to continue to explore, study, and read, while our doors are closed. We know how important it is to stay connected during these isolating times so we are doing as much as we can to continue serving our patrons' needs.Are you looking for more information ...read more
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-UCSB Early Childhood
2-3:30pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-UCSB Early Childhood
Thursday, Oct. 28, 2-3:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
UCSB Early Childhood
LIVE ONLINE Homework Help
3:30-5:30pm
 LIVE ONLINE Homework Help
Thursday, Oct. 28, 3:30-5:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
Kindergarten - 8th grade students can schedule free, online, one-on-one appointments with knowledgeable homework coaches to receive personalized help with their homework, all from the comfort and convenience of their homes! Tutoring sessions are offered by appointment on Tuesdays and Thursdays ...read more
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-West Campus Playground
3:45pm-5:30pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-West Campus Playground
Thursday, Oct. 28, 3:45pm-5:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
West Campus Playground
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Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
 Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
Friday, Oct. 29Guess the Weight of
Goleta Valley Library
Stop by Goleta Valley Library during October 12th – 30th to guess the weight of our pumpkin! This fun seasonal contest is open to all ages, and the closest guess from each age group will win a book set from the Friends of the Goleta Valley Library and some delicious goodies from Lane...read more
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IV Elementary School
1:30-5pm
Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IV Elementary School
Friday, Oct. 29, 1:30-5pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Elementary School
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Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
 Guess the Weight of Our Pumpkin
Saturday, Oct. 30Guess the Weight of
Goleta Valley Library
Stop by Goleta Valley Library during October 12th – 30th to guess the weight of our pumpkin! This fun seasonal contest is open to all ages, and the closest guess from each age group will win a book set from the Friends of the Goleta Valley Library and some delicious goodies from Lane...read more
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Sunday, Oct. 31
Goleta Valley Library
      
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