Posted Apr. 11, 2014, 9:15 am
Santa Monica Public Library continues celebrating The Big Read with a free concert by the Orchestra Santa Monica (OSM) Strings this Saturday, April 12.
Posted Apr. 10, 2014, 8:54 am
Santa Monica Public Library (SMPL) welcomes area teens interested in receiving up to two hours of volunteer credit between now through April 30, 2014 in exchange for your photographs of Santa Monica.
Posted Apr. 7, 2014, 9:20 am
Ripe with history, juicy with anecdotes, and deliciously illustrated, author David Boulé will be in Santa Monica this Tuesday evening to present a talk on the history of the orange.
Posted Mar. 24, 2014, 9:23 am
Santa Monica Public Library (SMPL) begins its Big Read celebration of Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea with a free outdoor concert and festivities this Saturday, March 29.
Posted Mar. 16, 2014, 7:03 am
Maria Taesil Hudson Carpenter, Director of Libraries from Somerville, Massachusetts has been tapped to lead the Santa Monica Public Library.
Posted Jan. 21, 2014, 9:33 am
The Santa Monica Public Library will host a free panel presentation “Living Longer: Financial Planning for 50+” on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 6:30 pm in the Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium, Main Library 601 Santa Monica Blvd.
Posted Jan. 14, 2014, 8:50 am
Santa Monica Public Library will present Billy McGill and Eric Brach, co-authors of the book “Billy ‘the Hill’ and the Jump Hook: The Autobiography of a Forgotten Basketball Legend,” this Thursday, Jan. 16, at 7 pm in the Main Library’s MLK Jr. Auditorium, 601 Santa Monica Boulevard.
Posted Dec. 24, 2013, 9:03 am
The bill to build the Pico Branch Library is nearing $1 million after the Santa Monica City Council approved Dec. 10 a seventh contract modification.
Posted Dec. 18, 2013, 9:17 am
Santa Monica Library will host an evening with comedy legend Carl Reiner at 7 pm this Thursday in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Auditorium at the Main Branch of the Santa Monica Public Library.
Posted Dec. 13, 2013, 8:58 am
Santa Monica Public Library’s Ocean Park Branch presents Extreme Couponing with Nancy Miller this Saturday, Dec. 14, at 2 pm.
Posted Dec. 11, 2013, 9:30 am
The Arthritis Foundation and Saint John’s Health Center have combined efforts to provide a free community lecture "Living with Arthritis in 2014 – Resolution for Success!" with functional strength testing.
Posted Dec. 3, 2013, 9:06 am
The Santa Monica Public Library has earned top marks from Library Journal’s national rating of public libraries – the only Southern California library to earn the prestigious five-star rating. This is the fourth year in a row the library has earned this accolade.
Posted Nov. 9, 2013, 8:55 am
Not sure what to read next? Looking for something great for your book group? Join the Santa Monica Main Library branch for an hour of hands-on practice with several online book recommender systems.
Posted Oct. 25, 2013, 9:20 am
A free concert featuring architects will be held at the main branch of the Santa Monica Public Library this Saturday night.
Posted Oct. 10, 2013, 8:36 am
A free 90 minute seminar on Job Search Strategies will be held tonight, Oct. 10 from 6:30-8 pm in the multi-purpose room at the Santa Monica Public Library, 601 Santa Monica Boulevard.
Posted Oct. 9, 2013, 9:52 am
The Santa Monica Main Library will host a memory loss and aging presentation by the Alzheimer's Association this Thursday, Oct. 10.
Posted Oct. 3, 2013, 8:47 am
Santa Monica Public Library reports the library’s 2013 summer reading program for babies through teenagers saw an amazing increase of 20 percent, with more than 4,000 children and teens participating.
Posted Sep. 24, 2013, 9:31 am
The Santa Monica Democratic Club will host Congressman Henry Waxman (33rd District) this Wednesday, Sept 25 at 7 pm at the Main Branch of the Santa Monica Public Library at 601 Santa Monica Boulevard.
Posted Sep. 19, 2013, 8:27 am
The Santa Monica Public Library will welcome critically-acclaimed and best-selling authors John Searles and Dennis Lehane for the Southern California book launch event of Searles’ new novel "Help for the Haunted" this Saturday.
Posted Sep. 11, 2013, 9:05 am
The Santa Monica Public Library celebrates the seventh annual Green Prize for Sustainable Literature at the special event this Thursday.
Posted Aug. 23, 2013, 9:11 am
Santa Monica’s fifth public library branch has taken a few steps closer to being realized as council members approved last week furniture procurement, an automated system, and additional construction funding for the Pico Branch Library.
Posted Aug. 10, 2013, 9:05 am
Author Lee Gale Gruen will discuss her book “Adventures with Dad,” which chronicles how she came to reinvent herself in her senior years, in the Santa Monica Main Library’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Auditorium this Wednesday, Aug. 14.
Posted Aug. 9, 2013, 8:58 am
A Cabaret Concert will be held at the Santa Monica Library Martin Luther King, Jr. Auditorium, 601 Santa Monica Blvd from 3-4 pm this Saturday, Aug. 10.
Posted Aug. 2, 2013, 9:01 am
Relax and listen or get up and dance as the swing band Big Town entertains guests of all ages with vintage music this Saturday, Aug. 3 from 12-1 pm in the Main Library’s North Courtyard, 601 Santa Monica Boulevard.
Posted Jul. 21, 2013, 9:17 am
Santa Monica doctor Lauren Swerdloff will this Friday, July 26 welcome Dr. Tsu-Tsair Chi at a free lecture at Santa Monica Public Library at 601 Santa Monica Boulevard.