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Santa Barbara Public Library’s 2022 Book to Action Series

Santa Barbara Public Library continues programming for Book to Action with events in June. Learn about the ocean with a marine biologist, help clean up our local beaches, and explore the Channel Islands with a local author and hiking expert in a special edition of the Library’s ongoing Trail Talks series.

Conservation Success Stories from Our Local Channel Islands
Wednesday, June 1st 6 PM| Virtual Event (register for Zoom link)
Join Marine Biologist Holly Lohuis for an evening celebrating conservation success stories from our local Channel Islands and learn why ocean health is critical for the sustainability of our planet.

Book to Action Beach Clean Up
Saturday, June 4 10 AM - 1 PM | Library on the Go van at East Beach
Stop by and see the Library on the Go van at East Beach, pick up a copy of the featured book Island Visions (while supplies last!) and borrow supplies to help with a beach clean up of trash and debris!

Hiking & Backpacking the Channel Islands
Thursday, June 9 at 5:30 PM | Virtual Event (register for Zoom via library's calendar)
Join local author James Wapotich as he shares images and stories from hiking, backpacking, and camping on the four islands off our coast. James has hiked many of the trails on the islands and has visited all five islands within Channel Islands National Park.

This program is part of our 2022 Book to Action series. Programming is inspired by Island Visions, edited by Jacob Seigel Brielle and illustrated by Isaac Seigel-Boettner, which features essays and infographics written by scientists, environmentalists, rangers, fisherman, and local outdoor enthusiasts and explores what is special about the Channel Islands and why it’s important to conserve the environment and cultural significance of this unique place.

This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

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