The Library, in partnership with California Hope 805, will host a workshop to explore the context and subtext of Thomas Fire and Montecito debris flow and the changes they spur in our community and daily lives.
Are you a local artist interested in showing your work at the Central Library?
A new playground and tennis patio are open at the Municipal Tennis Center. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held on site on September 19.
The Police Department will host an Open Porch Community Event celebrating the community and honoring the legacy of our fallen officers on September 29 at the station.
Celebrate Santa Barbara Channel’s bounty and the fishermen who harvest it at the 17th Annual Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festival on October 13.
On September 25, the Library will participate in National Voter Registration Day, a non-partisan voter registration drive.
September 22, is National Public Lands Day. Join us for a volunteer workday that will focus on restoring areas of our trails network damaged last winter by the Thomas Fire and subsequent debris flow. The trail work this year will be at San Ysidro, Buena Vista, and Cold Springs Trails.
The 2017 CDBG program performance report is now available for public review. Comments must be received by September 27, 2018.
Join the Library in paying tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched the national and local community during National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15.
MakeSB welcomes Wild Animals to the Central Library on Septempter 4, along with local bands Goldy, and David a la Mode.
SBPLWorks! continues to prepare adults with the computer skills to be competitive in the job market or move on to other educational opportunities using individualized assessments and learning plans tailored to their career goals and learning needs.
MakeSB continues on Monday, Aug. 6 with a musical showcase featuring Warm Thoughts, Comedown, and Cave Babies.
Wizards and muggles alike are invited to join the Central Library for an evening of magic, July 31, as part of the Harry Potter birthday celebration.
To accomodate the needs of spectators at the Fiesta Historical Parade, Police will suspend curb parking enforcement, Aug. 3, at various locations.
The Central and Eastside libraries are officially designated cooling centers. Residents can get some relief from the heat and enjoy engaging programs, classes, and events at not only Central and Eastside, but at our branches throughout southern Santa Barbara County.
Santa Barbara Public Library's own Frances Burns Linn will be inducted in the California Library Hall of Fame this fall. Serving as the Head Librarian from 1906 through 1943, she was the impetus behind building the 101 year-old Central Library.
Join the Central Library on Saturday, July 28 for its first Volunteer Fair. More than thirty community organizations will be present. People who are passionate about community service will find available opportunities that suit their interests.
MakeSB – a Library initiative committed to making and creating in all forms – continues on July 13 with a musical showcase ...
The repairs will improve water quality, enhance park aesthetics, and improve habitat for wildlife.
The Library is offering challenges, events, and reading programs for all ages.
Help keep streets clean by reporting abandoned shopping carts quickly and conveniently. Just call the hotline or fill out a form online, and carts will be picked up within 24 to 48 hours.
Mark your calendars for the City's Fourth of July celebration with music, food, fun and fireworks along the waterfront all day.
The California Transportation Commission recently awarded the City $15,000,000 to construct the Las Positas/Modoc Off-Street Bike Path.
As the community moves toward recovery after the Thomas Fire and debris flows, the Library continues to provide resources and information to aid in these efforts.
The Central Library continues to offer programs and classes aimed at teaching and engaging through technology.
The City’s revised Draft FY 2018 Community Development Block Grant Action Plan is available for public review. Please submit comments no later than June 16.
The City recently completed extensive pedestrian improvements on lower Milpas Street. The Lower Milpas Pedestrian Improvements Project enhances the East Beach neighborhood by improving safety and eliminating barriers to walking for residents and visitors.