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6/8 & 22 Wednesdays @ 6:30pm This poetry performance and writing workshop with an open mic is geared towards high school and college students but all are welcome. Specific emphasis is on SLAM Poetry. Presented by Phil Taggart and Aaron Gardner.
6/9 Thursday @ 7pm Our Haiku Contest was a stellar success! Join us for the reading of the winning haikus and stick around for all the other amazing local poets.
6/17 Friday @ 12pm Presented by the Docent Council of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, the Community Speakers program features lectures written and delivered by docents. Topics will be advertised in the library and on the library event calendar. Enjoy some art on your lunch break!
6/21 @ 7pm Peter Jump will be talking about the effect of the drought on the plants, animals and environment on the Carrizo Plains and Cuyama Valley. Presented by the California Native Plant Society, Channel Islands Chapter.
6/25 Saturday @ 10:30am in the Rentfrow Room Are you learning Spanish but need some practice speaking? Join this informal group to chat and practice your Español! Bring your own coffee!
6/ 8, 15, 22, & 29 Wednesdays 12-2pm Join us in the library for some stress relieving coloring. Coloring sheets and pencils provided. Available from 12pm to 2pm so stop by for a minute or ten!
6/ 8, 15, 22, & 29 Wednesdays 4:30-6:30pm Come by the library on Wednesday evenings to learn more about our 3D printer and laser cutter—or to use them yourself! Ask the library staff about what you need to bring to print or engrave an item of your own, or just drop in to see what we’re up to in our library makerspace.
6/ 9, 16, 23, & 30 Thursdays 7:30-9pm On these Thursday nights, come join this group of writers as they meet in the Topping Room to share their work. Poetry Open Mic Night
6/13, 27 Mondays 7-10pm Locals gather to play the ukulele on the first and third Monday of the month.
6/ 11, 18, & 25 Saturday @ 1pm.Calling all chess players! Keep your skills sharp with this one-hour, drop-in session of free play. Boards will be set up and ready to go. Bring your best moves!
6/ 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, & 29 Tuesdays & Wednesdays 10:30am A great way to introduce your child to early literacy and the library. Join us every week for stories, poems, music, movement, a simple craft, and fun!
6/9, 16, 23, & 30//Thursdays 3:30 pm Get your craft on in the afternoon. This summer’s crafternoons are themed to this year’s Summer Reading theme: Read for the Win!
6/7, 14, 21, & 28 Saturdays Noon- 1 pm Paws for Reading read aloud to a registered service dog (sign-up required)