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


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


Research Help


Have a burning question about Santa Barbara history or want to know how to use Consumer Reports? Work with a librarian who can teach you how to use library resources and databases, search the online catalog, access digital collections, or help you find the research materials you need. 

How it works:

  • Fill out the form below
  • A librarian will contact you within 3-5 business days to follow up about your question

Related Pages

microfilm computer
Local History Research

Obituary or local history research request