Goleta Valley Library

Library Events

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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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Wednesday, Feb. 1Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Goodland Yarn Works
2-4pm
 Goodland Yarn Works
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2-4pmGoodland Yarn Works
Goleta Valley Library
Knitting and Crocheting for Charity.  Join us for fun and friendship, we meet on Wednesday's 2-4pm February 1, 15, 22 and February 8, 2:30-4:30.  If  you know how to knit or crochet, this group is for you! 
Solvang Library Storytime
 Solvang Library Storytime
Wednesday, Feb. 1
(Tuesdays & Wednesdays )
Solvang Library Stor
Solvang Library
Join us indoors for stories, songs and more!  We meet in the library, Tuedsay and Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am. Adults may wish to consider wearing masks.

Nursery Rhyme Dance Time
10:30am
 Nursery Rhyme Dance Time
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 10:30am
Goleta Valley Library
Bring your little one to wiggle, jump and sway to music and nursery rhymes! Sean Lynn Crawford from Inspire Dance Santa Barbara will lead fun movements to help your child develop coordination and experience the joy of music and dancing. Best for ages 1-4.
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Storke Community Center
10:30am-12pm
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Storke Community Center
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 10:30am-12pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Storke Community CenterUniversity of California, Santa Barbara, Family Student HousingJuniper Walk, Isla Vista, CA 93106
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- IVCSD Community Center
1:30-4pm
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- IVCSD Community Center
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 1:30-4pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center976 Embarcadero del Mar, Goleta CA
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Thursday, Feb. 2Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Memory, Coffee, and Compassion: a support group - Solvang Library
10:30 am
Memory, Coffee, and Compassion: a support group - Solvang Library
Thursday, Feb. 2, 10:30 amMemory, Coffee, and
Solvang Library
 A support group led by memory care expert Lauren Mahakian, NOW HELD on the FIRST Thursday of each month, in person at Solvang Library.  Please reserve a spot.When a member of the family shows signs of dementia or is diagnosed with Alzheimer's or other cognitive disorders, the entire f...read more

Week 1: Isla Vista Bookvan Stop- Estero Park/Isla Vista Youth Center
1-4:30pm
Week 1: Isla Vista Bookvan Stop- Estero Park/Isla Vista Youth Center
Thursday, Feb. 2, 1-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Estero Park889 Camino Del SurGoleta, CA 93117
Senior Happy Hour
2-3:30pm
 Senior Happy Hour
Thursday, Feb. 2, 2-3:30pmSenior Happy Hour
Goleta Valley Library
Come make a Valentine card!  Follow the instructions provided or create your own masterpiece.  This class is for anyone who wants to  get out and get creative.  All supplies provided, all ages welcome.   
Homework Help
4-6pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Feb. 2, 4-6pmHomework Help
Goleta Valley Library
Kindergarten - 8th grade students can now receive free, one-on-one help with their homework after school at the library. Service is provided on a drop-in basis, so no appointment is needed ahead of time. Our background-checked volunteer homework coaches are excited to help our local students finish ...read more
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Friday, Feb. 3Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Baby & Me Storytime
10:30am
 Baby & Me Storytime
Friday, Feb. 3, 10:30amBaby & Me Storytime
Goleta Valley Library
Join us for a relaxed storytime with happy songs, lap bounces, a short story, fun bubbles, and parachute play. This calm program has a focus on bonding with your child and building community. Ages 0-12 months / pre-walkers. 
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Friendship Manor
1-2:30pm
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Friendship Manor
Friday, Feb. 3, 1-2:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Friendship Manor6647 El Colegio Rd.Goleta, CA 93117
Tech Tutoring
3:30-5:30pm
 Tech Tutoring
Friday, Feb. 3, 3:30-5:30pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Studio Plaza Apts.
3-4:30pm
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Studio Plaza Apts.
Friday, Feb. 3, 3-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Studio Plaza Apartments785 Camino Del SurGoleta, CA 93117
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Saturday, Feb. 4Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Tech Tutoring
10am-12pm & 2-4pm
 Tech Tutoring
Saturday, Feb. 4, 10am-12pm & 2-4pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
GVL Writers’ Workshop
12:30pm
 GVL Writers’ Workshop
Saturday, Feb. 4, 12:30pmGVL Writers’ W
Goleta Valley Library
The GVL Writers' Workshop is open to adults and teens who write in any genre, fiction or non-fiction. The workshop meets on the first Saturday of each month to share work, exchange feedback, offer mutual support and discuss the tools of the trade. 
Adult & Teen Valentine’s Day Craft
2-4pm
Adult & Teen Valentine’s Day Craft
Saturday, Feb. 4, 2-4pmAdult & Teen Valenti
Goleta Valley Library
Join us at the Goleta Valley Library for a relaxing afternoon of crafting!Make a whimsical V-Day Tree with 3D butterflies or a beautiful felt garland.Reserve your spot at the front desk or call 805-964-7878Space limited!For Adults & Teens
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Sunday, Feb. 5Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Free Ice Skating Admission at Ice in Paradise with Your Library Card!
1:30-4:30pm & 7-9pm
Free Ice Skating Admission at Ice in Paradise with Your Library Card!
Sunday, Feb. 5, 1:30-4:30pm & 7-9pmFree Ice Skating Adm
Goleta Valley Library
Present your Goleta Valley Library or Santa Ynez Valley Libraries card at Ice in Paradise to receive free skating admission on the first Sunday of every month in 2023! Skate rentals not included. One library card per skater required. Ages 3+. Located at 6985 Santa Felicia Dr, Goleta, CA 93117.F...read more
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, Feb. 6
Goleta Valley Library
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
11:30am-4:30pm
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
Monday, Feb. 6, 11:30am-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center976 Embarcadero del Mar, Goleta CA
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Tuesday, Feb. 7Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Solvang Library Storytime
 Solvang Library Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 7
(Tuesdays & Wednesdays )
Solvang Library Stor
Solvang Library
Join us indoors for stories, songs and more!  We meet in the library, Tuedsay and Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am. Adults may wish to consider wearing masks.

Vitalant Blood Drive
10am-1:30pm
 Vitalant Blood Drive
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 10am-1:30pm
Goleta Valley Library
Goleta Valley Library is proud to host Vitalant's Blood Drive in the Multi-Purpose Room.To schedule an appointment, please visit donors.vitalant.org using blood drive code: 8641 or call (805) 542-8500. As a thank you for your donation, all donors will receive a $10 Amazon.com Gift Card, red...read more
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-UCSB Early Childhood
10-11:30am
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-UCSB Early Childhood
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 10-11:30am
Isla Vista Book Van
UCSB Early ChildhoodWest Campus Point LnGoleta, CA
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSDCC
1-4:30pm
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSDCC
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 1-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center976 Embarcadero del Mar, Goleta CA
Tech Tutoring
2:30-4:30pm
 Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2:30-4:30pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
Gardening Club at the Buellton Library
4pm
Gardening Club at the Buellton Library
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 4pmGardening Club at th
Buellton Library
The Buellton Library invites you to share your gardening adventure with your community in a monthly in-person meeting to swap stories, seeds, successes, and questions. Whether you're an experienced green thumb or just starting to dig in the dirt, this will be the place to share and grow your kno...read more
Tech Tutoring
5-7pm
 Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 5-7pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
Buellton Tech Tutoring
5:30-6:30pm
 Buellton Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 5:30-6:30pmBuellton Tech Tutori
Buellton Library
Need help with your new laptop? Are you looking for more information about Goleta and Santa Ynez Libraries' online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device? Or various tech needs? Stop by or call the library to make a 20 minute appointment with a in-person tech tut...read more
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Wednesday, Feb. 8Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Goodland Yarn Works
2:30-4:30pm
 Goodland Yarn Works
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2:30-4:30pmGoodland Yarn Works
Goleta Valley Library
Knitting and Crocheting for Charity.  Join us for fun and friendship, we meet on Wednesday's 2-4pm February 1, 15, 22 and February 8, 2:30-4:30.  If  you know how to knit or crochet, this group is for you! 
Solvang Library Storytime
 Solvang Library Storytime
Wednesday, Feb. 8
(Tuesdays & Wednesdays )
Solvang Library Stor
Solvang Library
Join us indoors for stories, songs and more!  We meet in the library, Tuedsay and Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am. Adults may wish to consider wearing masks.

Wiggly Wednesdays
10:30am
 Wiggly Wednesdays
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 10:30amWiggly Wednesdays
Goleta Valley Library
Join us for Storytime on Wiggly Wednesdays with Miss Nicole!Best for ages 15 months-5 years old. We'll do a short story, songs, a dance party and bubbles.Please join us in the Multipurpose Room!
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- IVCSD Community Center
1:15-4pm
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- IVCSD Community Center
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 1:15-4pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center976 Embarcadero del Mar, Goleta CA
Online Book Club for Kids: Swim Team - Solvang Library
4:30 pm
Online Book Club for Kids: Swim Team - Solvang Library
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 4:30 pmOnline Book Club for
Solvang Library
For readers 8-11 years old.  Join us to explore some great books! The group meets online twice this month:Wednesday February 8, 4:30 pm and  Wednesday February22, 4:30 pmPlease REGISTER to receive the link for the online meetings--the first 10 readers to register receive a f...read more

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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Thursday, Feb. 9Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Perfect Park
11:15am-12:45pm
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Perfect Park
Thursday, Feb. 9, 11:15am-12:45pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Perfect ParkAcross from the Loop Apartments:6533 Trigo Rd.Isla Vista, CA 93117
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Sea Lookout Park
1:45-2:45pm
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Sea Lookout Park
Thursday, Feb. 9, 1:45-2:45pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Sea Lookout Park6787 Del Playa Dr.Isla Vista, CA 93117
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- West Campus Playground
3-4:30pm
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- West Campus Playground
Thursday, Feb. 9, 3-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
West Campus Playground555 Storke Rd.Goleta, CA 93117
LIVE ONLINE: Author Talk with Lana Harper
4:00 PST
LIVE ONLINE: Author Talk with Lana Harper
Thursday, Feb. 9, 4:00 PSTLIVE ONLINE: Author
Virtual
Register hereTune in for a magical evening with New York Timesbestselling author Lana Harper as she discusses the enchanting third installment of her immensely popular The Witches of Thistle Grove series, Back in a Spell. Back in a Spell follows Nineve Blackmoore (known...read more
Homework Help
4-6pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Feb. 9, 4-6pmHomework Help
Goleta Valley Library
Kindergarten - 8th grade students can now receive free, one-on-one help with their homework after school at the library. Service is provided on a drop-in basis, so no appointment is needed ahead of time. Our background-checked volunteer homework coaches are excited to help our local students finish ...read more
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Friday, Feb. 10Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Baby & Me Storytime
10:30am
 Baby & Me Storytime
Friday, Feb. 10, 10:30amBaby & Me Storytime
Goleta Valley Library
Join us for a relaxed storytime with happy songs, lap bounces, a short story, fun bubbles, and parachute play. This calm program has a focus on bonding with your child and building community. Ages 0-12 months / pre-walkers. 
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Isla Vista Elementary School
1-4:30pm
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Isla Vista Elementary School
Friday, Feb. 10, 1-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Elementary School6875 El Colegio Rd.Goleta, CA 93117
Tech Tutoring
3:30-5:30pm
 Tech Tutoring
Friday, Feb. 10, 3:30-5:30pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Saturday, Feb. 11Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Tech Tutoring
10am-12pm & 2-4pm
 Tech Tutoring
Saturday, Feb. 11, 10am-12pm & 2-4pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
February Craft Day! - Buellton Library
12-3pm
February Craft Day! - Buellton Library
Saturday, Feb. 11, 12-3pmFebruary Craft Day!
Buellton Library
Join us in the library anytime between 12-3 for a drop in craft.We will have supplies to make cards, origami roses and more! No registration required, free to the public.
Children’s Valentine Craft
2-4pm
Children’s Valentine Craft
Saturday, Feb. 11, 2-4pmChildren’s Val
Goleta Valley Library
Drop by the Goleta Valley Library for a fun-filled crafternoon! Make Valentine cards, a paper bag puppet or find "Cupid on the shelf" and win a prize!(Best for kids under 12)
Investors’ Roundtable - Solvang Library
3:00 pm
Investors’ Roundtable - Solvang Library
Saturday, Feb. 11, 3:00 pmInvestors’ Rou
Solvang Library
Helping individual investors since 1995, the Investors’ Roundtable welcomes both novice and veteran investors to informal presentations and discussions on the second Saturday of each month.   Led by economist Dr. Ken Harwood, the meetings often look at a sample stock, and discuss cur...read more
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Sunday, Feb. 12Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Friends of the GVL Present: Women in the Achaemenid Empire of Ancient Persia (550 to 330 BC)
2pm
Friends of the GVL Present: Women in the Achaemenid Empire of Ancient Persia (550 to 330 BC)
Sunday, Feb. 12, 2pmFriends of the GVL P
Goleta Valley Library
Professor John W. I. Lee, Department of History, UCSBWestern stereotypes of Ancient Persia often focus on images of exotic harems, scheming queens, and decadent court life. Professor Lee explains what ancient textual and archaeological sources reveal about women’s lives in Achaemenid Persia. H...read more
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, Feb. 13
Goleta Valley Library
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- IVCSD Community Center
11:30am-4:30pm
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- IVCSD Community Center
Monday, Feb. 13, 11:30am-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center976 Embarcadero del Mar, Goleta CA
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Tuesday, Feb. 14Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Solvang Library Storytime
 Solvang Library Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 14
(Tuesdays & Wednesdays )
Solvang Library Stor
Solvang Library
Join us indoors for stories, songs and more!  We meet in the library, Tuedsay and Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am. Adults may wish to consider wearing masks.

Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
1:15pm-4:30pm
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
Tuesday, Feb. 14, 1:15pm-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center976 Embarcadero del Mar, Goleta CA
Tech Tutoring
2:30-4:30pm
 Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2:30-4:30pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
Tech Tutoring
5-7pm
 Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Feb. 14, 5-7pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
Buellton Tech Tutoring
5:30-6:30pm
 Buellton Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Feb. 14, 5:30-6:30pmBuellton Tech Tutori
Buellton Library
Need help with your new laptop? Are you looking for more information about Goleta and Santa Ynez Libraries' online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device? Or various tech needs? Stop by or call the library to make a 20 minute appointment with a in-person tech tut...read more
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Wednesday, Feb. 15Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Goodland Yarn Works
2-4pm
 Goodland Yarn Works
Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2-4pmGoodland Yarn Works
Goleta Valley Library
Knitting and Crocheting for Charity.  Join us for fun and friendship, we meet on Wednesday's 2-4pm February 1, 15, 22 and February 8, 2:30-4:30.  If  you know how to knit or crochet, this group is for you! 
Solvang Library Storytime
 Solvang Library Storytime
Wednesday, Feb. 15
(Tuesdays & Wednesdays )
Solvang Library Stor
Solvang Library
Join us indoors for stories, songs and more!  We meet in the library, Tuedsay and Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am. Adults may wish to consider wearing masks.

Wiggly Wednesdays
10:30am
 Wiggly Wednesdays
Wednesday, Feb. 15, 10:30amWiggly Wednesdays
Goleta Valley Library
Join us for Storytime on Wiggly Wednesdays with Miss Nicole!Best for ages 15 months-5 years old. We'll do a short story, songs, a dance party and bubbles.Please join us in the Multipurpose Room!
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Storke Community Center
10:30am-12pm
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Storke Community Center
Wednesday, Feb. 15, 10:30am-12pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Storke Community CenterUniversity of California, Santa Barbara, Family Student HousingJuniper Walk, Isla Vista, CA 93106
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- IVCSD Community Center
1:30-4pm
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- IVCSD Community Center
Wednesday, Feb. 15, 1:30-4pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center976 Embarcadero del Mar, Goleta CA
Family Night at Solvang Library
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
 Family Night at Solvang Library
Wednesday, Feb. 15, 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Solvang Library
Stories, activities, and fun! Come spend some time together at the library.  Each month has a different theme and a different game!Please sign up online so we can plan for you!  Third Wednesdays at 5 pm. 

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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Thursday, Feb. 16Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
LIVE ONLINE: Author Talk with Grace M. Cho
10:00am PST
LIVE ONLINE: Author Talk with Grace M. Cho
Thursday, Feb. 16, 10:00am PSTLIVE ONLINE: Author
Virtual
Register here: You don’t want to miss an insightful chat with award-winning author Grace M. Cho as she discusses her memoir, Tastes Like War: A Memoir. Grace M. Cho grew up as the daughter of a white American merchant marine and the Korean bar hostess he met abroad. They were on...read more
LIVE ONLINE: The Memory Club - a Brain Boosters Class
10:30 am
LIVE ONLINE: The Memory Club - a Brain Boosters Class
Thursday, Feb. 16, 10:30 amLIVE ONLINE: The Mem
Solvang Library
In this fun & interactive online class with  you will : Learn basic information about memory, why we forget and how memory changes over the lifespan Learn lifestyle strategies that are key to maintaining memory fitness Learn memory-enhancing & skill building "neurobi...read more

Week 1: Isla Vista Bookvan Stop- Estero Park/Isla Vista Youth Center
1-4:30pm
Week 1: Isla Vista Bookvan Stop- Estero Park/Isla Vista Youth Center
Thursday, Feb. 16, 1-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Estero Park889 Camino Del SurGoleta, CA 93117
Homework Help
4-6pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Feb. 16, 4-6pmHomework Help
Goleta Valley Library
Kindergarten - 8th grade students can now receive free, one-on-one help with their homework after school at the library. Service is provided on a drop-in basis, so no appointment is needed ahead of time. Our background-checked volunteer homework coaches are excited to help our local students finish ...read more
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Friday, Feb. 17Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Baby & Me Storytime
10:30am
 Baby & Me Storytime
Friday, Feb. 17, 10:30amBaby & Me Storytime
Goleta Valley Library
Join us for a relaxed storytime with happy songs, lap bounces, a short story, fun bubbles, and parachute play. This calm program has a focus on bonding with your child and building community. Ages 0-12 months / pre-walkers. 
Buellton Library Bookworms Book Club
1pm
Buellton Library Bookworms Book Club
Friday, Feb. 17, 1pm
Buellton Library
Hosted in the Council Chambers inside the Buellton Library. Come and join the conversation and meet new friends.Join in the conversation in the library council chambers. No registration is required!Copies of the book are available at the library and able to requested to be put on hold at gvl.blackgo...read more
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Friendship Manor
1-2:30pm
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-Friendship Manor
Friday, Feb. 17, 1-2:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Friendship Manor6647 El Colegio Rd.Goleta, CA 93117
Tech Tutoring
3:30-5:30pm
 Tech Tutoring
Friday, Feb. 17, 3:30-5:30pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Studio Plaza Apts.
3-4:30pm
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Studio Plaza Apts.
Friday, Feb. 17, 3-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Studio Plaza Apartments785 Camino Del SurGoleta, CA 93117
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Saturday, Feb. 18Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Tech Tutoring
10am-12pm & 2-4pm
 Tech Tutoring
Saturday, Feb. 18, 10am-12pm & 2-4pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Sunday, Feb. 19Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
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Library Closed - President’s Day
Library Closed - President’s Day
Monday, Feb. 20,
All Locations
Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, Feb. 20
Goleta Valley Library
No BookVan Service
 No BookVan Service
Monday, Feb. 20,
Isla Vista Book Van
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Tuesday, Feb. 21Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Solvang Library Storytime
 Solvang Library Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 21
(Tuesdays & Wednesdays )
Solvang Library Stor
Solvang Library
Join us indoors for stories, songs and more!  We meet in the library, Tuedsay and Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am. Adults may wish to consider wearing masks.

Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-UCSB Early Childhood
10-11:30am
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-UCSB Early Childhood
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 10-11:30am
Isla Vista Book Van
UCSB Early ChildhoodWest Campus Point LnGoleta, CA
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSDCC
1-4:30pm
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSDCC
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 1-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center976 Embarcadero del Mar, Goleta CA
Tech Tutoring
2:30-4:30pm
 Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2:30-4:30pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
Tech Tutoring
5-7pm
 Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 5-7pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
Buellton Tech Tutoring
5:30-6:30pm
 Buellton Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 5:30-6:30pmBuellton Tech Tutori
Buellton Library
Need help with your new laptop? Are you looking for more information about Goleta and Santa Ynez Libraries' online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device? Or various tech needs? Stop by or call the library to make a 20 minute appointment with a in-person tech tut...read more
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Wednesday, Feb. 22Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Goodland Yarn Works
2-4pm
 Goodland Yarn Works
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2-4pmGoodland Yarn Works
Goleta Valley Library
Knitting and Crocheting for Charity.  Join us for fun and friendship, we meet on Wednesday's 2-4pm February 1, 15, 22 and February 8, 2:30-4:30.  If  you know how to knit or crochet, this group is for you! 
Solvang Library Storytime
 Solvang Library Storytime
Wednesday, Feb. 22
(Tuesdays & Wednesdays )
Solvang Library Stor
Solvang Library
Join us indoors for stories, songs and more!  We meet in the library, Tuedsay and Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am. Adults may wish to consider wearing masks.

Wiggly Wednesdays
10:30am
 Wiggly Wednesdays
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 10:30amWiggly Wednesdays
Goleta Valley Library
Join us for Storytime on Wiggly Wednesdays with Miss Nicole!Best for ages 15 months-5 years old. We'll do a short story, songs, a dance party and bubbles.Please join us in the Multipurpose Room!
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- IVCSD Community Center
1:15-4pm
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- IVCSD Community Center
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 1:15-4pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center976 Embarcadero del Mar, Goleta CA
Online Book Club for Kids: Swim Team - Solvang Library
4:30 pm
Online Book Club for Kids: Swim Team - Solvang Library
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 4:30 pmOnline Book Club for
Solvang Library
For readers 8-11 years old.  Join us to explore some great books! The group meets online twice this month:Wednesday February 8, 4:30 pm and  Wednesday February22, 4:30 pmPlease REGISTER to receive the link for the online meetings--the first 10 readers to register receive a f...read more

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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Thursday, Feb. 23Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Perfect Park
11:15am-12:45pm
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Perfect Park
Thursday, Feb. 23, 11:15am-12:45pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Perfect ParkAcross from the Loop Apartments:6533 Trigo Rd.Isla Vista, CA 93117
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Sea Lookout Park
1:45-2:45pm
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Sea Lookout Park
Thursday, Feb. 23, 1:45-2:45pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Sea Lookout Park6787 Del Playa Dr.Isla Vista, CA 93117
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- West Campus Playground
3-4:30pm
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- West Campus Playground
Thursday, Feb. 23, 3-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
West Campus Playground555 Storke Rd.Goleta, CA 93117
Homework Help
4-6pm
 Homework Help
Thursday, Feb. 23, 4-6pmHomework Help
Goleta Valley Library
Kindergarten - 8th grade students can now receive free, one-on-one help with their homework after school at the library. Service is provided on a drop-in basis, so no appointment is needed ahead of time. Our background-checked volunteer homework coaches are excited to help our local students finish ...read more
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Friday, Feb. 24Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Baby & Me Storytime
10:30am
 Baby & Me Storytime
Friday, Feb. 24, 10:30amBaby & Me Storytime
Goleta Valley Library
Join us for a relaxed storytime with happy songs, lap bounces, a short story, fun bubbles, and parachute play. This calm program has a focus on bonding with your child and building community. Ages 0-12 months / pre-walkers. 
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Isla Vista Elementary School
1-4:30pm
Week 2: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- Isla Vista Elementary School
Friday, Feb. 24, 1-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Elementary School6875 El Colegio Rd.Goleta, CA 93117
Tech Tutoring
3:30-5:30pm
 Tech Tutoring
Friday, Feb. 24, 3:30-5:30pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Saturday, Feb. 25Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Tech Tutoring
10am-12pm & 2-4pm
 Tech Tutoring
Saturday, Feb. 25, 10am-12pm & 2-4pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
1000 Books Before Kindergarten Party
11:00am
1000 Books Before Kindergarten Party
Saturday, Feb. 25, 11:00am
Goleta Valley Library
Join us as we celebrate the young readers who have completed the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program. We will read a story, hold a brief ceremony, enjoy a dance party, and for the grand finale we’ll end with a balloon drop! Families are welcome to attend to learn more about the program, sig...read more
The Magpie Club (curious readers of shiny bright things)
4:00 pm
The Magpie Club (curious readers of shiny bright things)
Saturday, Feb. 25, 4:00 pmThe Magpie Club (cur
Solvang Library
New!  a book discussion group for readers who like to explore a wide variety of books, from prize-winning fiction in various genres, to newer non-fiction.  Meets on fourth Saturday afternoons at Solvang Library.  The first book has been chosen by staff; the group will have input on su...read more
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Sunday, Feb. 26Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, Feb. 27
Goleta Valley Library
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- IVCSD Community Center
11:30am-4:30pm
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop- IVCSD Community Center
Monday, Feb. 27, 11:30am-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center976 Embarcadero del Mar, Goleta CA
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Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Tuesday, Feb. 28Winter Reading Progr
All Locations
The 2023 Winter Reading Program runs from January 3rd through February 28th. The theme for the all-ages program is “Reading Makes You Bright!” in celebration of the many benefits of reading.How it works:Complete one entry ticket for each book you read during the program and enter your ti...read more
Solvang Library Storytime
 Solvang Library Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 28
(Tuesdays & Wednesdays )
Solvang Library Stor
Solvang Library
Join us indoors for stories, songs and more!  We meet in the library, Tuedsay and Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am. Adults may wish to consider wearing masks.

LIVE ONLINE: Author Talk with Sadeqa Johnson
1:00pm PST
LIVE ONLINE: Author Talk with Sadeqa Johnson
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 1:00pm PSTLIVE ONLINE: Author
Virtual
Register here:  We look forward to seeing you for an invigorating conversation with highly acclaimed author Sadeqa Johnson as she talks about her brand new novel, The House of Eve! Fifteen-year-old Ruby Pearsall is on track to becoming the first in her family to attend college, i...read more
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
1:15pm-4:30pm
Week 1: Isla Vista BookVan Stop-IVCSD Community Center
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 1:15pm-4:30pm
Isla Vista Book Van
Isla Vista Community Services District Community Center976 Embarcadero del Mar, Goleta CA
Tech Tutoring
2:30-4:30pm
 Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2:30-4:30pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
Tech Tutoring
5-7pm
 Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 5-7pmTech Tutoring
Goleta Valley Library
Are you looking for more information about GVL's online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device?All you have to do is fill out this form and one of our friendly staff will reach out to meet your needs!You will be contacted by a staff member to schedule a...read more
Buellton Tech Tutoring
5:30-6:30pm
 Buellton Tech Tutoring
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 5:30-6:30pmBuellton Tech Tutori
Buellton Library
Need help with your new laptop? Are you looking for more information about Goleta and Santa Ynez Libraries' online resources? Do you need assistance with your electronic or mobile device? Or various tech needs? Stop by or call the library to make a 20 minute appointment with a in-person tech tut...read more
Goleta Valley Library Mystery Book Club
5:30-6:30pm
Goleta Valley Library Mystery Book Club
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 5:30-6:30pmGoleta Valley Librar
Goleta Valley Library
This month’s pick: Into the Water, by Paula HawkinsFrom the publisher:A single mother turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through town. Earlier in the summer, a vulnerable teenage girl met the same fate. They are not the first women lost to these dark waters, but their deat...read more
    
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