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Santa Barbara Public Library presented a plan as part of the FY24 budget cycle to align rentals for art exhibition space in the Faulker Galleries with City policies on cost recovery, to maintain consistency with policies for similar…
August 17, 2023
Santa Barbara Public Library invites local artists to participate in an exhibition in the Faulkner Gallery during October 2023 as part of a Exhibition in coordination with Pride & Joy Santa Barbara, a pop up event creating a gayborhood…
August 11, 2023
Make a difference in someone’s life — become a Volunteer Adult Literacy Tutor at Santa Barbara Public Library!
August 9, 2023
To keep our patrons and staff safe, the Library Book Return in front of the Courthouse on Anacapa Street will be removed on Monday, August 7. Additional Books Returns have been installed on Anapamu Street between State and Anacapa Streets…
July 28, 2023
This summer, your SBPL library card now gives you access to the digital versions of USA Today and USA Today: International Edition with PressReader.
July 12, 2023
Santa Barbara Public Library invites teens ages 13 and up who are interested in digital music composition and mixing beats to a summer workshop series in partnership with The Arts Fund and their Teen Arts Mentorship Program at the Eastside…
June 27, 2023
On Tuesday, June 13, the City of Santa Barbara City Council approved the City’s budget for Fiscal Year 2024. After much feedback from members of the public who contacted them at both public comment at the City’s budget workshop meetings…
June 23, 2023
Reading is about more than just books; it’s about understanding the world and our place in it. Santa Barbara Public Library’s summer reading challenge invites the community to set a reading goal for the summer and participate in community…
June 14, 2023
The Library is thrilled to announce the launch of the highly anticipated annual Summer Reading Challenge, "Read & Shine," inviting children, teens, and adults to embark on a literary journey. Drop in to the Central, Eastside, Montecito…
City of Santa Barbara News
June 13, 2023
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