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We need your help to reach our $5.6M campaign goal and make the Children’s Library a reality.

Join us in creating a new Children’s Library.
Support the Building a Love of Reading Campaign!

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Our Vision

Do you remember your first trip to a library and the excitement of checking out a book with your very own library card? A library presents one of a child’s earliest encounters with lifelong learning. The $5.6 million building a love of reading Capital Campaign will ...

  • Create a vibrant community center for Santa Barbara families
  • Support parents in teaching children to read and learn
  • Enhance capacity for performances and activities
  • Build a more literate and skilled workforce

When a child learns to read, new worlds open. Libraries spark creativity, nourish curiosity, and inspire exploration.