All SBPL locations will open at 12 PM on Thursday, June 27 due to staff training.

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5/21-7/14: Eastside Library will be closed due to construction work.

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Santa Barbara Public Library (SBPL) is a department of the City of Santa Barbara. With your library card, you can borrow books, DVDs, Blu-rays, eBooks, digital audiobooks and more. Check out our calendar for classes & events for learners of all ages. All of our library classes and events are free and open to the public.

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Madres Unidas

SBPL's programs aren't solely crafted by library staff—they're born from collaboration with our community. One such unique initiative caters specifically to Spanish-speaking caregivers, and grew out of discussions at our Eastside Library's Stay and Play sessions. 

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Digital Materials @ the Library

Did you know that SBPL provides access to tens of thousands of ebooks, audiobooks, and other items through our Digital Library? Find out more about our largest digital collections, how they’re purchased, and how they work!

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