Posts tagged with: Vibrant Learning Center

Vibrant Learning Center

Strategic planning focus area

SRP 2018 Results

Santa Monica – The 88th Annual Summer Reading Program has officially ended, and the results are in! Amount of minutes read has increased compared to last year: Children and teens read......

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......

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.......

Adult Summer Reading: Adults Won Prizes Too!

Summer reading for adults is becoming a new tradition for the Library.  This year, which was only the fourth year, 524 adults signed up for the “Exercise Your Mind”-themed summer......