Posts tagged with: Dynamic Third Place

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 over 2,400,000 minutes Adults read over 500,000 minutes Completion rate...
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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 if a Library card is worth it, here are a...
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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 allow youth (age 0-18) who are Santa Monica Public Library...
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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 45th anniversary , as the 2018 SMR pick. Farewell to...
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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 in May. Santa Monica Public Library joins the fun with...
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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 available thirty minutes before performance. Event takes place on Mar....
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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 Journal (LJ) Index of Public Library Service 2016 ratings, announced...
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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 reading program and took away a nifty tote bag, exercise...
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The Library’s summer reading program has been an annual tradition for 86 years.  Part fun, part lifelong learning, and part “summer slide” prevention, the 2016 program attracted 4,929 children and teens, and challenged them to keep track of minutes read...
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On Saturday, July 16th we had the grand re-opening celebration for the Fairview Branch Library.  About 450 people came to this library throughout the day for a welcome ceremony with speeches by Mayor Tony Vazquez, City Manager Rick Cole, and...
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