Posts tagged with: Community & Cultural Connector

Community & Cultural Connector

Strategic planning focus area

Library Card Sign-Up Month

Santa Monica – September is Library Card Sign-Up Month. A big welcome to soon to be new users and thank you to our continued users. For those of you who aren’t sure......

Youth Fine Free Library Cards

On July 2, 2018 Santa Monica Public Library started a new initiative designed to encourage children and teens to use, or return to, the Library.  The Fine Free program will......

16th Annual Santa Monica Reads

The 16th Annual Santa Monica Reads is here! The Santa Monica Public LIbrary is excited to have Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D.  Houston’s book, which is currently celebrating its......

Free Comic Book Day

Calling all Comic Book lovers, fans, and enthusiasts! Since 2002, thousands of comic book shops around the world have given out millions of free comic books on the first Saturday......

Story Slam in Santa Monica

The Fairview Branch will be presenting their first ever ‘Your Story’ Project this week as part of a Moth inspired storytelling night. Seating is limited and free tickets will be......

Santa Monica Public Library Earns a Top, Five-Star Rating

Santa Monica, California – For the seventh year in a row, the Santa Monica Public Library has earned top marks from Library Journal’s national rating of public libraries. The Library......

Santa Monica Public Library Turns Outward

After ten years as a public librarian, I thought I knew what it meant to be outward. I’m a librarian and a civil servant. Connecting with members of the community......

Profile of Youth Services Librarian Julia Casas

I wanted to share with you  a profile in LA Parent Magazine of Ocean Park Branch Youth Services Librarian Julia Casas. The writer was impressed by the efforts Julia makes......

SMPL at the Beach 2016

It still feels like August in the Sahara Desert outside, but summer, and with it year two of our beachside pop-up library series, SMPL at the Beach, are officially over.......

Designing New Programs with Launch Pad!

Launch Pad is a way for library staff to try out new program ideas. Coming up: We are testing some staff designed programs that we think will connect you closer to......