Greetings! It is that time of year when we open our hearts and share with family and friends out of gratitude and love. Today is #GivingTuesday, and what a wonderful way to celebrate our fabulous Santa Barbara Public Library!
Our doors were flung open during last year's debilitating Thomas Fire and subsequent mudflow when children couldn't go to school. Responding to the community's needs, the Santa Barbara Public Library staff rose to the situation by creating more than 75 programs and keeping the doors open where children could spend their days in a smoke-free environment. This community response was recognized by the Santa Barbara Education Foundation's 2018 Hope Award.
The Santa Barbara Public Library Foundation makes dreams come true. Help us open doors to learning, creativity, discovery and imagination. Your gift to the Santa Barbara Public Library Foundation turns dollars into experiences that light up the lives of the Santa Barbara community.
Your generosity is reflected in the faces of the newly literate, whatever their age. We thank you, the Santa Barbara Public Library thanks you, and every person who walks through our doors thanks you for giving to this local treasure, the Santa Barbara Public Library.
Let's keep the Santa Barbara Public Library the special place where ideas take flight and doors open to possibilities.