“My Life with Dyslexia,” at SB Public Library

The Santa Barbara Public Library presents “My Life with Dyslexia,” a panel discussion, from 6:45 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2. Four local adults will discuss their experiences growing up with dyslexia, and how they met challenges and embraced their gifts. Panelists include architect Paul Zink, graphic designer Christine Feldman, SBHS athletic director Joe Chenoweth, and pastry chef Jordan Thomas. These successful […]

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Can We Talk? A Public Forum on Civil Discourse by SB Public Library

Staff Report The Santa Barbara Public Library is co-hosting a forum on civil and meaningful public dialog with the League of Women Voters at noon on Wednesday, February 15, in the Faulkner Gallery. There will be tea and coffee and participants are welcome to bring their lunch. The forum will feature Janet Wolf, Santa Barbara County Supervisor, and Lanny Ebenstein, […]

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David Wiesner & The Art of Wordless Storytelling

Staff Report David Wiesner & The Art of Wordless Storytelling is the first comprehensive retrospective devoted to this internationally recognized master of the picture book. The exhibition includes nearly 70 original watercolors handmade by David Wiesner for nine of his most famous books, including three for which he won the prestigious Caldecott Medal: Tuesday (1992), The Three Pigs (2002), and […]

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Embracing dyslexia – free community film and discussion

The Santa Barbara Public Library will screen “Embracing Dyslexia” from 6 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, January 26, at the Faulkner Gallery, 40 E. Anapamu St. The Spanish-language version of the film, Aceptando La Dislexia, will be shown at the same time in the Adult Literacy Center on the main floor of the Central Library. The film will be followed by a discussion in the Faulkner […]

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Santa Barbara Public Library to Host Community Conversations

Libraries are evolving. While lending books and providing internet access will always be core Library services, changes in technology and the way information is shared create challenges and opportunities that Santa Barbara Public Library is prepared to address. The Santa Barbara Public Library is committed to continuing to provide innovative events and services that meet the needs of the community, […]

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