2023 Community Read

August 2023

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World’s Safest Bingo!

Thursdays starting July 13 – 6-7pm.

Summer Beach Bingo at Carpinteria City Beach (end of Linden Ave).

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Summer Reading 2023

June 9 – August 9

Visit the summer reading page to register!

Carpinteria Writers’ Group

The Carpinteria Writers Group has been in existence for nearly twenty years. Membership is free and open to the public. Poets, novelists,  bloggers, nonfiction writers, short story writers as well as people working on their memoirs are all welcome. Some members are published, others wish to be, and some write for their own amusement or to pass on their history to family members.

Those who want to read may do so, their time limited only by the number of other members wishing to read. The group members can then comment on the pieces. Support and helpful suggestions are the only welcome feedback.

The Writers’ Group meets weekly, every Tuesday from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Spanish Book Club

Spanish Book Club entirely in Spanish language focused on contemporary Latin American literature. It will include emergent women writers of the new Latino narrative. This group is open to native and non-native Spanish speakers. Once a month, every fourth Monday, from 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Discussions are in Spanish. Books are available from the library.

Spanish Language Conversation Group

Want to improve your Spanish speaking skills and know more about Hispanic culture? Join the Spanish language conversation group!
The conversation group meets weekly, every Tuesday from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.
In these free events, we will practice speaking Spanish in a fun, friendly group. Eric, our Community Outreach Librarian, will lead the group in conversation.

This group is open to intermediate and advanced levels! Spanish speakers looking to engage in friendly conversation with other Spanish speakers are also welcome. If you have any questions or would like to sign up, please call 805.684.4314.

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Mind Games

Meets every Monday at 2:00 p.m.

Mind Games is a fun supportive class that focuses on keeping your thinker in Tip Top shape. Enjoy puzzles, games, movement, brain exercises, problem-solving activities and so much more all designed to improve whole brain health.

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Dementia Caregivers Support Group

Meets every 2nd and 4th Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00pm

Build a support system with people who understand. Alzheimer’s Association support groups, conducted by trained facilitators, are a safe place for family caregivers of people with dementia to:

  • Develop a support system with other caregivers.
  • Exchange practical information on solutions to common challenges.
  • Talk through issues and find ways of coping.
  • Share feelings, needs and concerns.
  • Learn about community resources that can help.

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