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November Newsletter
Will YOU Join Our List of SB Reads Sponsors?
THANK YOU to our generous sponsors for supporting SB Reads 2020. Your gift helps make the SB Reads 2020 author visit possible, creates community, and elevates the Santa Barbara Public Library. 

               For full program details and to browse the SB Reads 2020
                       Program Guide, please visit sbplibrary.org/sbreads

We are grateful for your commitment to our Library. Throughout this unprecedented year, your support has helped our Library open doors for our most vulnerable community members affected by the pandemic. So now that we are at the end of 2020, we are making our SB Reads request our annual request for support.

                                         It is not too late to give!
              If you would like to support our Library click the link below.
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Conversation with Author Elizabeth Gilbert
Thursday, November 12, 2020, | 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Donor Reception and conversation with author Elizabeth Gilbert

Mark your calendar and join us, virtually, for a special evening for Library Foundation donors with author Elizabeth Gilbert to discuss creativity, the creative process, and her book Big Magic: How to Live a Creative Life, and Let Go of Your Fear as part of our SB Reads: Create! programming.


Join the Zoom Meeting with this link- https://zoom.us/j/93640071313​ 

Elizabeth Gilbert's public talk is presented through support by the Santa Barbara Public Library Foundation

You can also register for the Public Author Talk here
Wednesday, November 11, 2020  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join our monthly giving program and become a Page Turner! Your monthly gift is one of the most reliable and efficient ways to donate and Open Doors at the Santa Barbara Public Library. 
 
Thank you to our Page Turners!

Emily Engel
Eric Friedman
Keilani Garcia
Jon Glasoe
Anne  Howard
Roy Martinez
Susan Moore
Cheryl Smith 
Stephen Singleton and Christopher Teasley
Anne and John Wiley

Leslie Zemeckis
 
Those who join at $25 a month will receive a limited edition Page Turner tote and will be featured on our website!
 
JOIN TODAY!
We Open Doors to...SB Reads 2020!
Every month we continue to bring you suggested books to inspire your next read! Recommendations this month are brought to you by the SB Reads 2020 book discussions and programming.
Creative Quest
by Questlove


A unique new guide to creativity from Questlove—inspirations, stories, and lessons on how to live your best creative life. Join the Memoirs and Biography Book Club virtually to discuss the subject’s life stories on Saturday, November 21, 2020, from 1:00 -2:00
Broken Places & Outer Spaces: Finding Creativity in the Unexpected
by Nnedi Okorafor


Nnedi Okorafor takes the reader on a journey from her hospital bed deep into her memories, from her painful first experiences with racism as a child in Chicago to her powerful visits to her parents' hometown in Nigeria. From Frida Kahlo to Mary Shelly, she examines great artists and writers who have pushed through their limitations, using hardship to fuel their work. Join the Virtual Social Justice Book Club to discuss on December 3, 2020, from 5:45- 6:45.
 
Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear
by Elizabeth Gilbert


Join the Library virtually for the Santa Barbara Reads book discussion on December 05, 2020, from 2:00- 3:00. The group will discuss the 2020 community read selection Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert, in which the author encourages embracing "a life that is driven more strongly by curiosity than by fear."
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Planned giving, also called gift planning, deferred gifts, or legacy giving, is for anyone! Planned gifts to the Santa Barbara Public Library Foundation ensure our mission to fund large-scale initiatives for the Santa Barbara Public Library!

For more information about making a planned gift please contact 
director@sblibraryfoundation.org

Note from Lauren Trujillo, Foundation Director
The Library means something different to each of us. Whether it’s a warm memory, a resource for your next job, an inspiration for your children, a reason to meet a friend, or a way to raise your individual consciousness – the Library is there for you. 

Learn more about how you can support the Santa Barbara Public Library today!
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