Monthly Archives: April 2016

In honor of National Pet Week, Library PALS (“Library Pets & Animal Lovers”) is hosting a pet supply drive to benefit the Santa Monica Animal Shelter.  During the month of May, donation bins will be available at all Library locations. Check...
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What better way to embody the library as vibrant learning center than to become a site of interactive learning. As part of this year’s How-To Festival, each Santa Monica Public Library location hosts a Saturday filled with 45-minute workshops exploring potential hobbies, cultivating new...
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Over the past year, the Library has gone through a strategic planning process. A major focus was hearing from community members about their aspirations for the Library and Santa Monica. Adults and youth shared that they valued the Library as...
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Launch Pad is a pathway developed by the Strategic Plan Implementation Team to showcase the talents and creativity of Santa Monica Public Library staff. By inviting staff from all library units to submit proposals and take the lead on approved...
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We’re heading back to the beach this summer for year two of our sun-kissed, beachside pop-up library program, SMPL at the Beach. We’ll be packing up the books and setting up shop on the sand to provide local beachgoers with...
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